Four mighty strings and 50 mighty players: the best bassists are the ones who carve out signature sounds and play as many memorable licks as the guitarists.
Including career-defining sessions that continue to make their influence felt, the best jazz albums of all time offer a wealth of stunning, must-hear music.
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.
During a stellar 50-year career, Coryell became an undisputed great of jazz guitar.
Legendary South African jazz trumpeter Hugh Masekala, Paul Simon and Miles David collaborator, has died from prostate cancer at the age of 78
The life of jazz critic Nat Hentoff was celebrated in a memorial service on 24 February in New York, at St. Peter’s Church on Manhattan’s East Side.
Norman Granz and the Jazz at the Philharmonic concerts made Jazz, Black AND White and changed the face of modern music
Born in 1925, Nat Hentoff was one of the most gifted writers ever to have written about jazz. He passed away 7 January 2017, aged 91 Nat Hentoff RIP
We’re sad to report that the death has just been confirmed of Chris Squire, the widely-respected bass player best known for his work with Yes.
What do you get when you mix a rock vocalist with the music of Pharaoh Sanders, Archie Shepp, and Charles Mingus - Taxi Wars of course…