HighNote RecordsHighNote Records

106 West 71 Street
New York, NY 10023
(212) 873-2020
[email protected]


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New York City 45 Newark 40

In one form or another our labels have been around since 1973—eons in the jazz record business—and in those forty years we have been the home of some of the most illustrious names in jazz. David “Fathead” Newman, John Hicks, Etta Jones, Charles “The Mighty Burner” Earland and Woody Shaw may be gone, but they left a large portion of their musical legacies on HighNote Records.

Today our philosophy remains the same: engage only the finest jazz artists and let them play the music that best expresses their creativity. As a result you will find a wide range of musical styles that cover the entire spectrum of the music we have come to call jazz. A roster of current tenor players could not offer more diversity of approach than ours which includes Houston Person, Eric Alexander, JD Allen and Jerry Bergonzi. Our trumpeters run the gamut from the neo-Miles stylings of Wallace Roney, through the post-bop work of Tom Harrell to the new concepts of Jeremy Pelt. We are proud of the many accomplishments of our artists such as the NEA Jazz Masters Cedar Walton and Sheila Jordan, the Grammy Finalists Freddy Cole, Joey DeFrancesco, Denise Donatelli, Latin Grammy finalists Dave Valentin & Sammy Figueroa and the Poll Winners trombonist Steve Turre, organist Mike LeDonne and vocalist Giacomo Gates.

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Reminiscing at Rudy's

Houston Person
published: November 29, 2022


Jeremy Pelt
published: May 25, 2022

Honoring Pat Martino, Volume 1

Alternative Guitar Summit
published: May 20, 2022

Live in Paris

Houston Person
published: November 17, 2021

Too Close for Comfort

George Cables
published: July 10, 2021


Black Art Jazz Collective
published: August 30, 2020


Black Art Jazz Collective
published: August 24, 2020

I Fall in Love Too Easily

Larry Willis
published: July 20, 2020

Ode to the Road

Dena DeRose
published: July 19, 2020

With Strings

Eric Alexander
published: March 09, 2020

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