Jazz played in a concert hall or a club is, for many, the pinnacle of the art form. Here are the 50 best live jazz albums of all time.
Explore how the Newport Jazz Festival survived riots, rock, and revolution to birth some of jazz’s greatest live albums.
Known for “Twisted” and as one-third of Lambert, Hendricks & Ross, the prolific vocalist died in her Manhattan home.
Recorded over three sessions between 1949 and 1950, Miles Davis’ ‘Birth Of The Cool’ remains a landmark jazz album that influenced generations of musicians.
Recorded over two sessions at the end of 1959, 'Gerry Mulligan Meets Ben Webster' is a saxophone tour de force and a “classic album from two jazz giants.”
Photographer Art Kane took the most wonderful photograph in jazz history, featuring 57 of the best jazz musicians ever: A Great Day In Harlem.
A panel of musicians, academics and creatives gathered at the hi-fi listening bar, In Sheep’s Clothing, to discuss the impact, legacy and lasting influence of this seminal release.
The collection marks the 70th anniversary of the initial sessions for the 'Birth of the Cool' album, released in 1957 as a collection of recordings from 1949 and 1950.
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.
RIP this day in 1996, the brilliant Gerry Mulligan. Hear his music here.