Reckon jazz is just for connoisseurs? Think again. This introduction to the best jazz songs ever has something for everyone.
From the first talkie to modern films such as ‘Whiplash,’ jazz and the movies have had a fruitful relationship. Here are 25 of the best jazz soundtracks.
Looking for a starting place in your journey into jazz? This list of the best jazz musicians includes some of the essential voices of the genre.
The trumpeter passed away at age 25, yet the rich body of work he left behind sealed his reputation as one of the greatest trumpet players ever.
Without Dizzy Gillespie, jazz would look and sound very different today – and lack some of its boundless joy, too.
Think you know how many Grammy Awards Dizzy Gillespie won? Test your knowledge and see if you can get 10/10 in our Dizzy quiz!
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.
From custom guitars to truly bizarre contraptions, these homemade musical instruments have unique DIY sounds that you’ll never hear anywhere else.
Charlie Parker was only on Earth for 34 years, but he created some of the most wonderful music the world has ever heard.
Explore how the Newport Jazz Festival survived riots, rock, and revolution to birth some of jazz’s greatest live albums.
This richly romantic number is one of those timeless love songs that's been covered by a vast array of great vocalists.
The best jazz trumpeters in history have been at the center of almost every major revolution in jazz. uDiscover Music brings you just a few of the best.
One of the greatest jazz drummers ever, Shelly Manne appeared on countless records and enjoyed a celebrated career as a Hollywood movie musician.
The track stayed at the R&B chart summit for a mighty nine weeks, to become the longest-running soul No.1 Stevie has ever had.
Charlie Byrd was sent on a diplomatic tour of South America, but what he brought back to America was more important.