As talent scout, producer, musicologist, broadcaster, journalist and mentor, Hammond helped the world to discover some of the greatest musicians of all time.
An introduction to a legend whose music was the soundtrack to the lives of millions.
The Billboard issue of October 15, 1966 confirmed that the Chairman of the Board was back.
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.
Directed by James Erskine, 'Billie' is based around 200 hours of never-before-heard interviews
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.
'Ella Fitzgerald: Just One Of Those Things' and 'Count Basie: Through His Own Eyes' will be issued by Eagle Vision.
The album oozes swing and helped reconnect jazz lovers with one of the finest bands of the swing era.
Explore how the Newport Jazz Festival survived riots, rock, and revolution to birth some of jazz’s greatest live albums.
A tribute to the breadth and depth of The Beatles’ work, there is no shortage of Beatles jazz music taking the group’s songs into new territory.
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.
Birthing some of the world’s greatest music, the history of New York’s Apollo Theater parallels “the evolution of black American identity”.
Photographing the great jazz musicians both in public and private, William Gottlieb always managed to capture them with a truth others failed to achieve.