From its origins in the Roaring 20s, to a heyday in the 30s and beyond, big band jazz has produced some of the best jazz bandleaders of all time.
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'.