Left on the shelf for almost two decades, ‘Comin’ Your Way’ eventually offered a vivid snapshot of the soul jazz style at the peak of its popularity.
Even the very best jazz guitarists rarely receive the attention of the genre’s horn players, so give it up for the 50 best jazz guitarists ever.
‘Every Note Is True’ is out February 11.
With his ‘Nigeria’ album, guitarist Grant Green turned in pitch-perfect hard bop performances that risked confusing his growing fanbase.
‘12 Steps’ is out March 4.
Music’s myriad subgenres and biggest starss have inspired some of the best documentaries ever made. Here are the ones you need to see.
Launching his career in 1960, Freddie Hubbard took jazz trumpet playing to another level.
A strong case can be made for Max Roach as the most complete drummer in jazz history.
Kenny Burrell's ‘Midnight Blue’ blurs the boundaries between jazz and the blues and plays like a slow burn, soundtracking an imaginary film noir.
‘The 7th Hand’ is out January 28.
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A quintessential example of hard bop, ‘Cool Struttin’’ found pianist Sonny Clark putting Blue Note’s pioneering modern jazz on the map.
Widely used by discerning crate-diggers and hip-hop heads, the best Blue Note samples have become part of the cultural fabric.
Recorded in May and June 1969, the album made its debut on Billboard's Best Selling Jazz LPs chart on January 3, 1970.
Overcoming physical disabilities to become a world-renowned pianist, Michel Petrucciani has been hailed as an example for everyone.