Unafraid to speak up against injustice, the best protest songs take on the issues of their day, but transcend their eras to speak to future generations.
Cassandra Wilson's 2015 album tribute to Billie Holiday, Coming Forth By Day, will come to life over four nights at SF Jazz in San Francisco this week.
An ambassador for “the realness of jazz and soul”, Kandace Springs is set to release her debut album, ‘Soul Eyes’ through Blue Note later in the year.
Trumpeter John Chilton, a longtime favourite on the British jazz scene as the leader of his band the Feetwarmers, died on Thursday (25 February) at 83.
Broadway star Audra McDonald is to bring her Tony Award-winning performance as jazz icon Billie Holiday, in Lady Day At Emerson's Bar & Grill, to London.
According to the BBC and a vote they conducted, this these are the Greatest Jazz Artists…
Named as “The Best Jazz Festival on The Planet” with over 2,000 artists, over 50 venues and over 300 gigs, it's also one of the biggest.
Billie Holiday's albums from her distinguished career are reissued digitally, many for the first time. Lady Day goes digital!
“Somehow when I listen to other singers of that era, I’m very much aware that it’s the 40s or the 50s. But with Billie, I never get that feeling.”
“We don’t have a singer,” said the manager at the Rustic cabin. “We have an MC that sings a little bit.” .....a 24 year-old Frank Sinatra!
Billie Holiday’s centenary, on 7 April, was the impetus for Universal Japan’s jazz team to conceive an album with an exciting jazz talent – José James.
The premise of the film was simple – how jazz was born in New Orleans in the early days of the 20th century and then conquered America.
'Lady Sings The Blues' is Billie Holiday's 1956 album that was released to coincide with her autobiography of the same name.
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.
40 of the best tracks from Billie Holiday
Jamie Cullum has announced his imminent return with the new album 'Interlude,' accompanied by live dates.