From its origins in the Roaring 20s, to a heyday in the 30s and beyond, big band jazz has produced some of the best jazz bandleaders of all time.
From ‘Jailhouse Rock’ to ‘The Girl Can’t Help It’, the best 50s rock’n’roll soundtracks defined an era and sent a generations of teenagers into a frenzy.
Chess Records laid the foundation for rock’n’roll, and its influence can still be felt today, as this guide to the 10 best Chess blues records shows.
From the first flushes of romance, to heartbreak, loss and lust, the love song puts emotions to words – and music – remaining a core part of our lives.
With their debut, ‘The Gilded Palace Of Sin’, The Flying Burrito Brothers almost singlehandedly created country-rock, laying the groundwork for Americana.
From the Jazz Age through to modern rock, great songwriting partnerships have provided some of popular music’s finest moments. Here are eight of the best…
Cinema’s history of rock’n’roll movies ranges across studio features documentaries and even the avant-garde, helping to turn stage stars into screen icons.
Located in west London, W5, The Ealing Club was once home to The Rolling Stones, The Who and more, and is the iconic birthplace of British rock’n’roll.
From sorrowful mourning to polemical rage, the best Martin Luther King songs deal with the death of the civil-rights icon in moving, revelatory ways.
‘Two Men With The Blues’ found two of music’s great modern craftsmen, Willie Nelson and Wynton Marsalis, bonding over shared musical passions and creating a classic album.
From the first talkie, songs in movies have found a treasured place in the popular consciousness, as uDiscover Music’s list of the 50 best film songs shows.
Overcoming physical disabilities to become a world-renowned pianist, Michel Petrucciani has been hailed as “an example for everyone”.
Film musicals, a true American art form, have celebrated freedom in the cinema, self-expression and the pursuit of dreams down life’s yellow brick road.
From TV show ‘Seinfeld’ to hit movie ‘The Blues Brothers’, anonymous gags to laughs about gigs, these are the best music jokes in the world.
A James Brown Christmas is a soulful Christmas. The Godfather Of Soul kept on giving, right up until his death on Christmas Day 2006.