'Richard Havers’s book about Blue Note records, with its details of the inspirations and excesses of the label’s major talents, amounts to a history of jazz itself'
'The book is sumptuous, opulent, definitive. It is a dream come true for Blue Note fans and will appeal to anyone who has more than the most fleeting interest in jazz'
London Jazz News
'Havers has been given full access to Blue Note’s extensive archives and the label’s astonishing photo library, enabling him to produce a history that is not only deeply researched, but leaps off the page with an unprecedented visual punch … As it concludes its 75th anniversary year, Blue Note finally gets the book it deserves'
'Packed with unseen photography and ephemera from the Blue Note archive, including the original studio sessions from some of the most important recordings'