The history of recorded jazz is hard to pin down. So many conflicting stories make up a rich patchwork that guides us towards the truth of how jazz began.
The Genius Of Charlie Parker was no overstatement. An expanded reissue of an original 1953 album offered an insight into Bird’s recording techniques.
An essential introduction to jazz for beginners, these 20 albums offer a guide to jazz that traces the music’s development over the 50s and 60s.
Ben Webster’s ‘Soulville’ is classic album by one of the Big Three Tenors of the jazz saxophone – perfect go-to late-night jazz.
The new collection is released in time for the 100th anniversary of the iconic conductor/composer's birth on 25 August.
Norman Granz and the Jazz at the Philharmonic concerts made Jazz, Black AND White and changed the face of modern music
Kay Starr, who scored such huge 1950s hits as 'Wheel Of Fortune' and 'Rock And Roll Waltz' in a seven-decade career, died on 3 November, 2016, aged 94.
Tenor saxophonist/composer Benny Golson's remarkable life in jazz has been captured in a new autobiography.
A Hawk and Satchmo double bill was on the cards in London in 1934, but it all fell apart leaving the saxophonist to tour by himself...
Jazz is the coolest music on the planet, right? If there's any doubt here's the perfect playlist to take the stress away - jazz played with a relaxed vibe.