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.
'Ella Fitzgerald: Just One Of Those Things' and 'Count Basie: Through His Own Eyes' will be issued by Eagle Vision.
Featuring classic performances from Aretha Franklin, Bill Withers, Chance the Rapper, Marvin Gaye, Missy Elliot, Nina Simone, Stevie Wonder, Tupac, & many more, proceeds will go towards COVID-19 relief for musicians.
Peggy Lee’s legacy continues to influence new generations of singers. “We can all learn from her,” says Lee scholar Dr. Tish Oney.
The ballad comes off the legendary singer’s forthcoming album, ‘Blackbirds.’
The timely cover comes off the legendary singer’s forthcoming album, ‘Blackbirds’.
The set was completed a month before Heath's death on 19 January and crowns his remarkable 76-year career.
No release date has yet been set, but Day will play Holiday, while Natasha Lyonne will portray Tallulah Bankhead.
The vocal stylist took the decision to release the track ahead of schedule because of its all-too-topical poignancy in the issue of American racism.
Springs’ forthcoming album ‘The Women Who Raised Me’ comes out 27 March via Blue Note Records.
The track will feature on Springs' forthcoming 'The Women Who Raised Me,' her tribute to the female artists that inspired her career.
Lady Day was a brilliant singer, a great lyrical interpreter, she took chances, lived life hard, she could swing, she could swoon, she moaned low, was elegant and she was a soul...
The titles for 180 gram vinyl reissue are 'At The Copa,' 'Keep Movin' On' and 'Ain't That Good News.'
From doorknobs to ‘Nessun Dorma’, Decca Records’ story is one of innovation, revolutionising the way sound has been recorded, sold and enjoyed.
The newly-confirmed albums in the series are 'Hit Kit' and 'The Wonderful World of Sam Cooke.'
All the releases form part of ABKCO's year-long celebration of what would have been Cooke's 90th birthday on 22 January 2021.