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.
Four mighty strings and 55 mighty players: the best bassists are the ones who carve out signature sounds and play as many memorable licks as the guitarists.
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.
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.
Eric Dolphy erupted like lightning across the jazz horizon, playing with a startling, jagged, incandescent fire. These are his best tracks.
One of jazz's greatest composers, Charles Mingus gave the genre some of its most memorable tunes.
During a stellar 50-year career, Coryell became an undisputed great of jazz guitar.
Arguably the best-known tuba player in contemporary jazz, Johnson also played with Gil Evans, Archie Shepp and many more.
‘Billie,’ out November 13, centers around previously-unheard interview footage with friends, family, and legendary jazz figures.
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.
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.