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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.
From the Blues to bossa nova and calypsos to carols she imbued all with her unique voice. Ella Fitzgerald will live forever…
With their three albums for Verve Records, Ella and Louis proved themselves the perfect partnership, setting the bar for all jazz duets to follow.
Everyone from Frank Sinatra to Lady Gaga has sung from The Great American Songbook – classic songs so familiar they are woven into our cultural fabric.
The Los Angeles museum is digging into its archives to share previously-unreleased interviews from music’s biggest names.
In March 1957, Ella Fitzgerald was riding high on the charts at No.11 with Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Rodgers & Hart Songbook.
There is no shortage of talented vocalists, but the best female jazz singers possess unique voices which hold their own against their male counterparts.
Springs’ forthcoming album ‘The Women Who Raised Me’ comes out 27 March via Blue Note Records.