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Our Point Of View: A Blue Note Supergroup

Our Point of View features pianist Robert Glasper, saxophonist Marcus Strickland and bassist Derrick Hodge. (NPR)

Blue Note Records made its name on names: Sonny Clark, Lee Morgan, Hank Mobley, Grant Green, Paul Chambers, Tony Williams, and many more who have etched their marks on jazz history. For its 75th anniversary, the label gathered together a new crop of artists — those pushing the label forward now — and sent them on tour together, performing each others' compositions.

Together, Robert Glasper, Ambrose Akinmusire, Marcus Strickland, Lionel Loueke, Derrick Hodge and Kendrick Scott are known as Our Point of View. WBGO and Jazz Night In America presented the only East Coast appearance of the band in late 2014, at Le Poisson Rouge in New York City.

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