‘The Velvet Rope’ reaffirmed Janet Jackson’s position as the pre-eminent top-selling female recording artist of her generation.
Smoldering and seductive, ‘Day Breaks’ found Norah Jones making a shining return to her jazz roots, while revealing how far she’d come.
Whether delivering understated ballads or revamping Stevie Wonder, his 1974 live show at The Spectrum proved that Philadelphia was Sinatra’s kind of town.
The iconic jazz label boasts no shortage of groundbreaking artists, but there are many underrated Blue Note musicians that deserve their place in the sun.
With ‘Love Is Here To Stay’, two masters of jazz singing unite to create a lasting tribute to George Gershwin, and an album that will stand the test of time.
A guide to the 11 essential albums that can form a solid foundation for a John Coltrane collection.
Amid the great unrest of 1968, a teenage jazz fan brought pianist Thelonious Monk to Palo Alto to play a concert. This is the story of how it happened.
Building on the success of ‘The Sidewinder’, ‘Cornbread’ revealed Lee Morgan to be a formidable composer as well as a dazzling trumpeter.
When she recorded ‘The Look Of Love’ in Capitol Studios, Diana Krall raised her game to match the legends that came before her.
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.
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.
Featuring one of Art Blakey’s most vital Jazz Messengers line-ups, ‘Meet You At The Jazz Corner Of The World’ is a stunning live album.
Regarded as one of the greatest jazz saxophonists of all time, Sonny Rollins discusses his incredible year of recordings with Blue Note.
Blue Note’s output was so prolific that many of its greatest sessions got shelved. These lost Blue Note albums more than deserve their due.
A pioneering hard bop pianist, the late Horace Silver was a founding member of The Jazz Messengers. He left an enormously important legacy.