The best Norah Jones songs reveal her to be a sensitive stylist whose wide-ranging repertoire embraces country, folk, jazz, rock and R&B.
From gravelly-voiced icons such as Louis Armstrong, to super-smooth singers the likes of Frank Sinatra, these are the 25 best male jazz singers of all time.
With his final release for Blue Note, ‘The Prisoner’, Herbie Hancock got “closer to the real me… than on any previous” album.
With her third album, ‘The Women Who Raised Me’, soul-jazz singer Kandace Springs pays tribute to some of her greatest inspirations.
Seen as a face-off between the old and new guards in jazz, Duke Ellington’s ‘Money Jungle’ album proved they were on the same continuum.
Frank Sinatra and Elvis Presley shared a stage in March 1960, when Ol’ Blue Eyes invited the singer of ‘Blue Suede Shoes’ onto his show.
‘Stranger In Paradise’ reveals unheard Matt Monro recordings alongside some of his classics, revealing fresh insight into a singer who “meant every word”.
Recorded across two sessions in 1956, ‘Relaxin’ With The Miles Davis Quintet’ remains one of the Dark Magus’ most highly regarded Prestige albums.
In an exclusive interview, Erin Davis and Vince Wilburn talk about the legacy of the album that took Miles Davis “where he wanted to go”.
There is no shortage of talented vocalists, but the best female jazz singers possess unique voices which hold their own against their male counterparts.
Inspired by Miles Davis’ own drawings, a new animated video for ‘Boplicity’ brings the classic ‘Birth Of The Cool’ track to life.
Unearthed after 55 years in the shadows, ‘Both Directions At Once’ reveals a fascinating lost chapter in the life of John Coltrane.
Revealing his unique vocal style, ‘Chet Baker Sings’ transformed the poster boy of West Coast “cool jazz” into a bona fide pop idol.
The best Peggy Lee songs range from chaste declarations of love to vampy, seductive come-ons, reflecting the singer’s wide ranging skills.
Recorded across two sessions, ‘The Sermon!’ finds the Hammond organ master Jimmy Smith at his finest for Blue Note, and pointing the future towards soul jazz.