The acclaimed jazz singer and Fitzgerald devotee was inspired by the forthcoming ‘Lost Berlin Tapes.’
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.
The finest Freddie Mercury songs reveal an artist committed to exploring all avenues of expression.
'Ella Fitzgerald: Just One Of Those Things' and 'Count Basie: Through His Own Eyes' will be issued by Eagle Vision.
The song comes off ‘The Lost Berlin Tapes,’ out October 2 via Verve.
Explore how the Newport Jazz Festival survived riots, rock, and revolution to birth some of jazz’s greatest live albums.
On August 15, 1956 one of the jazz events of the decade took place, a concert that has been immortalized on record as Jazz at The Hollywood Bowl.
Blind from birth, pianist George Shearing headed an elite club of British jazz musicians to find fame in the US, his name becoming a byword for ‘cool.’
Norman Granz was one of the most important figures in jazz music, a behind-the-scenes player that transformed the genre.
This richly romantic number is one of those timeless love songs that's been covered by a vast array of great vocalists.
On 4 June 1946, the great vocalist and songwriter recorded the classic torch song he wrote with Robert Wells.
The Motown genius was celebrating the influence of Ellington, Armstrong and more.
It features interviews with Tony Bennett, Johnny Mathis, Smokey Robinson, Andre Previn and many others.
With the help of The Beatles' producer, Ella turned their recent No. 1 into a big band gem for Verve Records.
Ella Fitzgerald called him The Duke of Ellington; he was a true Renaissance man and one of the giants of 20th Century music – jazz or any other kind.