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 sophisticated sound of symphonic soul filled dancefloors and bedrooms in the 70s, thanks to the pioneering work of Barry White, Isaac Hayes, and more.
One of jazz's greatest composers, Charles Mingus gave the genre some of its most memorable tunes.
'Pretzel Logic' became their first US Top 10 album, propelled by the biggest hit single of their career, 'Rikki Don't Lose That Number.'
Music and art will always go together, as artwork can be as much a part of a record as the sound. Music fans have always taken pleasure from looking again and again...
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.
From iconic bandleaders to unique talents, the best jazz pianists both shaped the genre and revolutionized the role of the piano in music.
How (and why) did musicians make epic music? There's no one answer, as this race through the history of popular music shows.
Birthing some of the world’s greatest music, the history of New York’s Apollo Theater parallels the evolution of Black American identity.
Photographing the great jazz musicians both in public and private, William Gottlieb always managed to capture them with a truth others failed to achieve.
'Q's Jook Joint' gave the producer a gold album in America for the sixth time in his incomparable career.
Recorded in 1959, Ella Fitzgerald Sings The George and Ira Gershwin Song Book is one of the greatest vocal performances of the 20th century.
An introduction to a legend whose music was the soundtrack to the lives of millions.
Breathing new life into songs we’ve heard many times before, the Have Yourself A Jazz Christmas playlist features the best Christmas jazz songs out there.
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.