With the band riding the huge success of their sixth studio album 'Aja,' a new film soundtrack single emerged.
The Motown genius was celebrating the influence of Ellington, Armstrong and more.
As the Ella Fitzgerald centenary comes to a close, uDiscover Music looks back over a year-long celebration of The First Lady Of Song.
We look back to a time when jazz was the dominant form of popular music and could be heard emanating from radio stations and concert halls around the world.
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 sophisticated sound of symphonic soul filled dancefloors and bedrooms in the 70s, thanks to the pioneering work of Barry White, Isaac Hayes, and more.
From its origins in the Roaring 20s, to a heyday in the 30s and beyond, big band jazz has produced some of the best jazz bandleaders of all time.
A memorial service will be held on 6 January 2018 at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Hollywood Hills for Keely Smith, who died on 16 December at the age of 89.
The Billboard issue of 15 October 1966 confirmed what fans of Frank Sinatra had known for a while: The Chairman of the Board was back.
Music and art will always go together as artwork can be as much a part of a record as the sound. Music fans have always taken pleasure from looking again and again...
Photographing the great jazz musicians both in public and private, William Gottlieb always managed to capture them with a truth others failed to achieve.
Ranked and rated, from big-band leaders to bebop pioneers and fusion futurists, uDiscover reveals a list of the 50 best jazz drummers of all time.
Whether it’s joyous escapism, political anger or a personal spiritual quest that provides fuel for a great album is not of importance. What matters, as Coltrane said, is wanting “to speak to...
Van Morrison has announced the release of his new, 15-track studio album 'Roll With The Punches' and a UK tour for November, December 2017
This was the date in 1987 that we lost one of the true architects of modern music, John Hammond Sr.