One of jazz’s greatest ever singers, Anita O’Day revolutionised what it meant to be a female vocalist in a male-dominated world.
uDiscover Music's playlist in tribute to the incredible, insatiable and eclectic creativity of the man called Q.
Curtis Stigers will start the new year with his 12th album release, One More For The Road, inspired by Frank Sinatra's famed Sinatra At The Sands LP.
Mose Allison, who has died at the age of 89, was a huge presence in jazz and blues, but his influence was also greatly felt in the rock and pop arena.
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.
Georgie Fame's amazing career will be celebrated inNovember with the release of a 6 CD career retrospective, Survival – A Career Anthology 1963-2015
Progress is being made towards a resolution to double the size of the Count Basie Theatre in Red Bank, Monmouth County, New Jersey.
An unexpected soul-jazz pairing brought a new Hot 100 entry in 1968.
Count Basie, Louis Armstrong, Jack McDuff and many others recorded 'Hey Lawdy Mama' before Steppenwolf rocked it up.
Recorded by Leroy Carr at his very first session in 1928 this has gone on to become a blues classic and an influential song
It's one of the most iconic names in music and Jazz in particular. Verve Records is 60 this year and a wonderful array of music is coming your way
Choosing just 20 of the best Billie Holiday songs seems like an impossible task, but these songs tell the story of Lady Day’s career.
‘Keep On Keepin’ On,’ co-produced by Quincy Jones, is on the long list from which the Best Documentary Feature Oscar shortlist will be chosen.
Let the good times roll would be right up there with the best of them. It was originally recorded by Louis Jordan in June 1946
Throughout its rich and varied history, the groundbreaking Verve Records has brought “The Jazz Of America” into millions of homes around the world.