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.
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.
Kay Starr, who scored such huge 1950s hits as 'Wheel Of Fortune' and 'Rock And Roll Waltz' in a seven-decade career, died on 3 November, 2016, aged 94.
On 15 July, the remarkable albums that Nina Simone recorded for Philips between 1964 and ’67 will be reissued in the 7LP ‘The Philips Years’ box set.
Dinah Washington was 39 years old when she died, yet The Divine Miss D. had a more colourful life and successful career in the 1940s & 50s than most anyone
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.