'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.
A song doesn’t have to have a message in order to change society. Race relations, gender equality and identity politics have all been shaped by music.
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.
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.
Recorded on September 26, 1962, Duke Ellington & John Coltrane was a cross-generational collaboration between two jazz giants.
Seen as a face-off between the old and new guards in jazz, Duke Ellington’s ‘Money Jungle’ album proved they were on the same continuum.
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.
Explore how the Newport Jazz Festival survived riots, rock, and revolution to birth some of jazz’s greatest live albums.
‘Duke Ellington Meets Coleman Hawkins’ marked a late career masterpiece from two jazz greats, capturing what made them both so special.
Norman Granz was one of the most important figures in jazz music, a behind-the-scenes player that transformed the genre.
Johnny Hodges was a brilliant saxophonist who graced many of Duke Ellington's recordings.