Reckon jazz is just for connoisseurs? Think again. This introduction to the best jazz songs ever has something for everyone.
Test your knowledge of the Queen of the Blues below!
A huge figure in American music, here's an introduction to the flamboyant bandleader and stage entertainer.
To prove that his work can be reinterpreted in a variety of styles, a uDiscover Music playlist gathering together the best Hank remakes by jazz artists.
From loud, robust voices to delicate and refined ones, vocal gymnasts and smooth balladeers, the 50 best jazz singers ever is a varied and stunning list.
Dinah’s version of the already beloved song gave it a whole new lease of life in the closing months of the 1950s.
Chad Lawson’s ‘Christmas in My Dreams’ EP features timeless Christmas classics including a ‘duet’ with Dinah Washington on ‘Silent Night’.
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.
From Muddy Waters to B.B. King and Koko Taylor to Shemekia Copeland, discover the records that made it onto our list of the best blues albums ever.
In a world where Black women are consistently expected to compromise, Dinah Washington made few.
The histories of the most iconic recording studios – Sun, Motown, Abbey Road – have made them almost as famous as the musicians who have recorded there.
LGBTQ musicians haven’t always benefitted from today’s attitudes towards sexuality, but many pioneers fought for LGBTQ rights in the mainstream.
From the 20-year rule to stylistic homage and outright appropriation, nostalgia has always played a part in musical evolution.
Everyone from Frank Sinatra to Lady Gaga has sung from The Great American Songbook – classic songs so familiar they are woven into our cultural fabric.
uDiscover Music's playlist in tribute to the incredible, insatiable and eclectic creativity of the man called Q.