Introducing the distinctive style and sound of Stanley Turrentine, ‘Look Out!’ kicked off a fertile relationship between the tenor saxophonist and the legendary Blue Note label.
From soul-jazz cuts to risk-taking avant-garde explorations, ‘Empyrean Isles’ revealed that Herbie Hancock was a musical chameleon and a jazz icon in the making.
Performing at Princess Grace Of Monaco’s personal request, Frank Sinatra teamed up with Quincy Jones for the first time, stunning an audience full of celebrities and royalty.
The French film noir may be long forgotten, but Miles Davis’ soundtrack for ‘Ascenseur Pour L’Échafaud’ remains a groundbreaking development in his exploration of modal jazz.
Blue Note president Don Was discusses the new documentary, ‘Blue Note Records: Beyond The Notes’, and why director Sophie Hubert was “the perfect person” to make it.
A previously unheard John Coltrane Album, ‘Both Directions At Once’, reveals a valuable lost chapter in the saxophonist’s development.
A previously unheard John Coltrane recording has surfaced. ‘Untitled Original 11383’ is the first taster from the recently discovered lost album ‘Both Directions At Once’.
Of all Booker T & The MGs’ hits and genre-defining recordings for Stax Records, none of their albums had the success of Hip Hug-Her.
With a gritty rock and blues approach to her R&B roots, Tina Turner’s ‘Private Dancer’ was a landmark album that transformed her into a star to rival Madonna.
From those who elevated the instrument from a mere time-keeping role, to versatile pathfinders and visionary composers, these are the 50 best jazz bassists in history.
With a frank and liberating celebration of her sexuality, Janet Jackson laid herself bare for all to see on her fifth album, ‘Janet’.
The iconic poster boy for the West Coast cool school, Chet Baker left a profound mark on jazz in his 40-year career, proving you didn’t need to be a Juilliard graduate to...
After making Caesar’s Palace his home in 1967, Frank Sinatra embarked on a decades-long relationship that saw him bring the house down nightly.
Free jazz was a much misunderstood – and even maligned – genre when it emerged in the late 50s, but it resulted in some of the finest modern jazz.
As the Ella Fitzgerald centenary comes to a close, uDiscover Music looks back over a year-long celebration of The First Lady Of Song.