The Chicago singer was badly in need of a hit when his 'Live!' album started to sell and then he recorded a single that topped the R&B chart.
'Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Duke Ellington Songbook' is consummate vocal jazz that took over a year to record, but it was well worth the wait.
Liberty Records revisited the title of the singer's debut LP, as it released 'Julie Is Her Name, Volume Two.'
The best jazz guitar albums are up there with any other jazz classics you can think of. These 75 feature essential work by groundbreaking musicians.
The New York Times wrote that Previn “blurred the boundaries between jazz, pop and classical music — and between composing, conducting and performing.”
The Astaire Story, the most innovative and revered jazz recording in the storied career of Fred Astaire, will get an expanded reissue on 20 October 2017.
Norman Granz and the Jazz at the Philharmonic concerts made Jazz, Black AND White and changed the face of modern music
Billie Holiday's albums from her distinguished career are reissued digitally, many for the first time. Lady Day goes digital!
Choosing just 20 of the best Billie Holiday songs seems like an impossible task, but these songs tell the story of Lady Day’s career.
It was on March 27, 1957 that guitarist Barney Kessel took a teenager into the studio to cut three songs for Verve Records.