The term is well-known, but many jazz newcomers often ask: what is bebop? And why is it hailed as the most important development in jazz? Here’s the story.
Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie, Max Roach and others feature in the set, from which 'Ko-Ko' can now be streamed or downloaded.
The work is by saxophonist/composer Daniel Schnyder and award-winning poet and playwright Bridgette Wimberly.
The centennial will feature new music releases, a tribute tour, festivals and events, prestigious exhibitions and much more.
The collection presents his output as a leader for the renowned jazz label Riverside, recorded and released between 1958 and 1959.
Bud Powell influenced almost jazz pianist who followed, but his name is not remembered as much as it should be. Here’s what you need to know.
The new list of albums completes this celebration of essential jazz LPs from the catalogues of two great jazz labels.
The Genius Of Charlie Parker was no overstatement. An expanded reissue of an original 1953 album offered an insight into Bird’s recording techniques.
Eleven of the best Great American Songbook recordings by jazz musicians who improvised unique journeys around the songs and their wonderful melodies.
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.
Legendary jazz standards trio Keith Jarrett, Gary Peacock and Jack DeJohnette release a 2CD version of their 1998 New Jersey show After The Fall on ECM
Multi Grammy Award-winning composer, performer and producer Quincy Jones has announced the new jazz-inspired 'Qwest TV' video-on-demand platform
From the Hammond B-3 to synths and drum machines, as technology advanced throughout the decades, so artists pushed music into the future. uDiscover traces the fascinating history.
Norman Granz and the Jazz at the Philharmonic concerts made Jazz, Black AND White and changed the face of modern music
It's that time of the year, time to look back on the Best Jazz of 2016 released on vinyl, CD, download and a streaming service near you…
Are you a fan of saxophonist Charlie Parker? How well do you know the Bird? Test yourself with the uDiscover Charlie Parker music quiz - it’s hard but fun!