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From loud, robust voices to delicate and refined ones, vocal gymnasts and smooth balladeers, the 50 best jazz singers ever is a varied and stunning list.
Without Dizzy Gillespie, jazz would look and sound very different today – and lack some of its boundless joy, too.
From iconic bandleaders to unique talents, the best jazz pianists both shaped the genre and revolutionized the role of the piano in music.
The best summer songs offer a mix of nostalgia and escapism. Time to sit back and unwind with this essential playlist.
Essential to building tension, suspense and anxiety, the best horror movie soundtracks have a chilling power that can be felt long after the final credits.
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The best reggae singers range from the soul- and gospel-influenced to unique voices that could only come from within. Here are 20 of the greatest.
With a knack for reinvention that has made him one of the longest-lasting rappers of all time, the best Snoop Dogg songs show that his art has no bounds.
Even the very best jazz guitarists rarely receive the attention of the genre’s horn players, so give it up for the 50 best jazz guitarists ever.
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In a rich, varied career, from ‘Infinite’ to ‘Kamikaze,’ Eminem has traded verses with some of hip-hop’s finest.
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