On 25 January 1956, Ella Fitzgerald recorded for Verve Records for the very first time. It was the beginning of a resurgence in the singer's career.
In Ella Fitzgerald’s centenary year there are many exciting things planned in celebration, including exhibitions, new releases, tributes and concerts
Jazz played in a concert hall or a club is for many the pinnacle of the art form and here are the 50 best live jazz albums of all time.
Norman Granz and the Jazz at the Philharmonic concerts made Jazz, Black AND White and changed the face of modern music
In anticipation of the centenary of Ella Fitzgerald's birth in April, the new installation Ella Sings The Songbook has gone on display in Carmel, Indiana.
Buddy Bregman, born in Chicago 1950 went on to play a key role in the formation of Verve Records in 1950, working with Ella, Louis, and Bing among others.
Released on 21 October, the two ‘Joyful Jazz! Christmas With Verve’ collections are the perfect soundtracks to cold evenings by the fire.
Herbert Hardesty, whose tenor saxophone was a feature of countless hits for his longtime collaborator Fats Domino, died on 3 December, 2016 in Las Vegas
Featuring some of the finest voices to have graced the iconic Capitol label in its 75-year history, ‘A Capitol Christmas’ is the perfect holiday soundtrack.
Mose Allison, who has died at the age of 89, was a huge presence in jazz and blues, but his influence was also greatly felt in the rock and pop arena.
The latest Montreux Jazz Café in the small chain of restaurants and live music venues inspired by the famous festival, will open in Singapore in October.
The Hot sardines second album, French Fries and Champagne is out and is the perfect record for summer…
On 4 June 1946, the great vocalist and songwriter recorded the classic torch song he wrote with Robert Wells.
uDiscover celebrates a enduring ballad that connects Glenn Miller, Louis Armstrong, Rick Nelson, Norah Jones and the Rolling Stones, 'The Nearness Of You,'
Venerable jazz trombonist George “Buster” Cooper, who played with Duke Ellington and for numerous US presidents in a distinguished career, died on 13 May.
This fabulous Louis Armstrong 4 CD box set includes a 164 page hard back book all available at a very special price.