Many jazz musicians died when they were in their prime or even younger, particularly during the music’s heyday, but their music lives on forever.
Entitled 'Billie', the film is to be directed by James Erskine, and has received backing from Concord, the successor to the iconic singer's estate.
For Martin Luther King Day, the 'Songs Of Protest and Progress' playlist features an uplifting selection of poignant music from the Concord Music catalogue.
Through sampling, hip-hop has the power to bring old music to new years, helping music to evolve while paying respects to the artists that came before.
The set features music spanning Granz's unique career, with recordings by most of the distinguished musicians he recorded.
A deep playlist full of powerful protest songs including Public Enemy, Billie Holiday, Pete Seeger, Bob Marley, Bruce Springsteen, Sam Cooke and more...
It wasn’t easy for musicians to be openly feminist – or, indeed, to be openly women. But right from the start, they’ve been there...
The new collection is released in time for the 100th anniversary of the iconic conductor/composer's birth on 25 August.
From The Beatles to The Rolling Stones, Queen to Sex Pistols, Billie Holiday to Bob Marley – and more – uDiscover Music looks at the best box sets of 2017.
Three jazz greats are newly commemorated with USM's 8 December 2017 release of three Verve collections by Billie Holiday, Dinah Washington and Stan Getz.
Vocal icon Billie Holiday is seen as rarely before in the new photographic book Billie Holiday At Sugar Hill, published by Thames & Hudson.
The New York Public Library will be home to Lou Reed's complete archive including lyrics, photographs and almost 3,600 audio and 1,300 video recordings.
Norman Granz and the Jazz at the Philharmonic concerts made Jazz, Black AND White and changed the face of modern music
Released on 21 October, the two ‘Joyful Jazz! Christmas With Verve’ collections are the perfect soundtracks to cold evenings by the fire.
The life of Bobby Darin was cruelly cut short when he died after open heart surgery on 20 December, 1973. He was only 37.
'Smoke On The Water,' 'I Get Around' and 'Jailhouse Rock' are among the classic songs newly announced as additions to the Grammy Hall of Fame.