Seen as a face-off between the old and new guards in jazz, Duke Ellington’s ‘Money Jungle’ album proved they were on the same continuum.
Jazz played in a concert hall or a club is, for many, the pinnacle of the art form. Here are the 50 best live jazz albums of all time.
‘Billie,’ out November 13, centers around previously-unheard interview footage with friends, family, and legendary jazz figures.
From those who elevated the instrument from a mere time-keeping role, to versatile pathfinders and visionary composers, these are the 50 best jazz bassists in history.
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.
Eric Dolphy erupted like lightning across the jazz horizon, playing with a startling, jagged, incandescent fire. These are his best tracks.
During a stellar 50-year career, Coryell became an undisputed great of jazz guitar.
The new film, directed by Oscar and Emmy-winning Roger Ross Williams, charts the history and legacy of New York's famous Apollo Theatre.
The new list of albums completes this celebration of essential jazz LPs from the catalogues of two great jazz labels.
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.
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