Some songwriters have a greater ability to pluck classic songs from the ether than others, so what sets the great ones apart from the rest?
Billy Paul, a key representative of the “Philly Soul” sound with his classic 'Me And Mrs. Jones,' died 24 April after a diagnosis with pancreatic cancer.
Recorded by Leroy Carr at his very first session in 1928 this has gone on to become a blues classic and an influential song
It's one of the most iconic names in music and Jazz in particular. Verve Records is 60 this year and a wonderful array of music is coming your way
The soundtrack for JOY, the new Jennifer Lawrence film, will be available as a digital download on 22 December, and on CD on 22 January 2016.
According to the BBC and a vote they conducted, this these are the Greatest Jazz Artists…
Van Alexander, the bandleader, arranger and composer who co-wrote ‘A-Tisket A-Tasket’ by Chick Webb and his Orchestra with Ella Fitzgerald, has died at 100.
Ella Fitzgerald is the Voice of Jazz, it is also the title of a 10 CD career retrospective of this wonderful singer.
The Verve singles Collection includes 100 tracks released by this iconic record label
The best duets of all time. Open your ears, and enjoy the company of two voices, very often singing as one, and always singing brilliantly.
Just supposing jazz could write its life in 100 tracks what do you think it would chose?
Since the early jazz & folk happenings in the 1960s, almost every musical genre has had festivals to attract the faithful as well as potential converts.
The Apollo Theater rewrote the rules, introducing talent contests for singers, instrumentalists, dancers and comedians.
The ultimate playlist for anyone wanting to put some great jazz into their lives…what's not to love?
Throughout its rich and varied history, the groundbreaking Verve Records has brought “The Jazz Of America” into millions of homes around the world.
On this day in 1938, Ella Fitzgerald recorded an extended version of the 19th century nursery rhyme 'A-Tisket, A-Tasket'.