The most promising voice in hip-hop makes history.
At the cutting-edge of modern jazz, Miles Mosley looks at the jazz tradition – his icons and influences, and where jazz may go tomorrow.
We look back to a time when jazz was the dominant form of popular music and could be heard emanating from radio stations and concert halls around the world.
The history of recorded jazz is hard to pin down. So many conflicting stories make up a rich patchwork that guides us towards the truth of how jazz began.
A picture is worth a thousand words for the best illustrated music books ever.
The sophisticated sound of symphonic soul filled dancefloors and bedrooms in the 70s, thanks to the pioneering work of Barry White, Isaac Hayes, and more.
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.
On 18 January 1996, Quincy Jones landed a gold album in America for the sixth time in his incomparable career, with the star-studded Q's Jook Joint.
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.
Breathing new life into songs we’ve heard many times before, the Have Yourself A Jazz Christmas playlist features the best jazz Christmas songs out there.
A completely unreleased live album by the peerless Ella Fitzgerald, Ella At Zardi's, will be available from 1 December 2017 via Verve/UMe.
Who wrote the first ever blues song and what was the first ever recorded blues song? We dig deep to find out the fascinating history of recorded blues.
Miles Davis always had plenty to say about himself, his music and music in general, and especially jazz. Here are 20 revealing quotes from the man himself.
Among the many albums released by Duke Ellington, only a handful focused on his abilities as a pianist. One of the best was The Duke Plays Ellington.