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.
There is no shortage of talented vocalists, but the best female jazz singers possess unique voices which hold their own against their male counterparts.
From the first flushes of romance, to heartbreak, loss and lust, the love song puts emotions to words – and music – remaining a core part of our lives.
One of the greatest independent labels in history, the music of Chess Records still sounds revolutionary.
Birthing some of the world’s greatest music, the history of New York’s Apollo Theater parallels the evolution of Black American identity.
In 1960, ‘Baby (You’ve Got What It Takes)’ combined one of the hot new male singers and a female vocalist who had been popular since World War II.
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.
Dinah's version of the already beloved song gave it a whole new lease of life in the closing months of the 1950s.
LGBTQ musicians haven’t always benefitted from today’s attitudes towards sexuality, but many pioneers fought for LGBTQ rights in the mainstream.
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.
In a world where Black women are consistently expected to compromise, Dinah Washington made few.
From B.B. King to Muddy Waters, these are the 100 greatest blues albums of all-time.
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.
The Johnnie Taylor album containing 'Cheaper To Keep Her,' ‘Standing In For Jody’ and other gems has become a Stax classic.