Still known at this time by the name she came to dislike, Mama Cass, she released her debut solo album in October 1968.
The subject of evil will remain one of interest to songwriters, no matter how controversial & unsettling. The Devil does indeed get some of the best songs.
Louis Armstrong is at his best on a group of solid standards, while Oscar Peterson provides fresh tasteful backing.
Before Ella Fitzgerald covered 'Mack The Knife', Louis Armstrong had the original hit in 1955 and proved to be Louis’s biggest hit for years.
Touring will continue as long as there are new ears to listen to music. The desire for success, money and creative fulfilment will remain, but for many musicians, it is an essential...
From loud, robust voices to delicate and refined ones, vocal gymnasts and smooth balladeers, the 50 best jazz singers ever is a varied and stunning list.
The best Freddie Mercury songs reveal an artist committed to exploring all avenues of expression. “I can dream up all kinds of things,” he said.
'Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Duke Ellington Songbook' is consummate vocal jazz that took over a year to record, but it was well worth the wait.
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 new list of albums completes this celebration of essential jazz LPs from the catalogues of two great jazz labels.
On 15 August 1956 one of the jazz events of the decade took place, a concert that has been immortalised 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”.
The 12-track collection will be available in both black and gold vinyl options.
Ranked and rated, from big-band leaders to bebop pioneers and fusion futurists, uDiscover reveals a list of the 50 best jazz drummers of all time.
Norman Granz was unique in the business in his sense of justice, fairness and equality and had a true passion for the music that had become known as jazz not long before...