As talent scout, producer, musicologist, broadcaster, journalist and mentor, Hammond helped the world to discover some of the greatest musicians of all time.
Jazz played in a concert hall or a club is, for many, the pinnacle of the art form. Here are the 50 best live jazz albums of all time.
Peggy Lee’s legacy continues to influence new generations of singers. “We can all learn from her,” says Lee scholar Dr. Tish Oney.
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Including career-defining sessions that continue to make their influence felt, the best jazz albums of all time offer a wealth of stunning, must-hear music.
'Moonglow' is the first taste of the Great American Songbook theme on the 13th studio album by Diana Krall, Turn Up The Quiet, out on 5 May, 2017.
Jazz harmonica maestro Jean-Baptiste 'Toots' Thielemans, passed away 22 August at 94. He died in his sleep at a hospital in his home city of Brussels.
Venerable jazz trombonist George “Buster” Cooper, who played with Duke Ellington and for numerous US presidents in a distinguished career, died on 13 May.