Impulse! Records’ history blends indie hipness with a compulsion to push the boundaries, creating some of the most forward-thinking music in history.
Lying somewhere on the spectrum between avant-garde jazz and free jazz, astral jazz represented one of the most experimental periods in jazz’s history.
Far from an exhaustive list of the best jazz books of all time, these are 20 essential title for newcomers and long-term aficionados to seek out.
Sharing centre-stage with each other, John Coltrane and Johnny Hartman made a lush, poignant album that remains a high point in both artists’ careers.
Finally unearthed after 55 years in the shadows, ‘Both Directions At Once’ reveals a fascinating lost chapter in the life of legendary saxophonist John Coltrane.
With a cosmic sense of vision and a passionate interest in spirituality, Alice Coltrane left a formidable musical legacy that more than stands on its own.
Throughout 2019, Verve and Impulse! will be making no fewer than 40 key albums from the 1950s, '60s and '70s available again on black vinyl.
Described by The Guardian newspaper as "an improvisational, intergalactic mash-up," the group were shortlisted for the prestigious Mercury Music Prize in 2016.
A key year in the jazz legend's history is marked by a new Impulse! collection.
If you want to let someone hear what Coltrane is all about, then this is as good a place as any to start.
Recorded on 26 September 1962 and released in February 1963 on Impulse! Records, Duke Ellington & John Coltrane saw a cross-generational collaboration.
Find out what gifted jazz player John Coltrane had to say on his life and music by taking a look at our list of the best John Coltrane quotes.
A previously unheard John Coltrane Album, ‘Both Directions At Once’, reveals a valuable lost chapter in the saxophonist’s development.
A previously unheard John Coltrane recording has surfaced. ‘Untitled Original 11383’ is the first taster from the recently discovered lost album ‘Both Directions At Once’.
An ultra-rare test pressing of one of the most celebrated jazz albums of all time, John Coltrane's 1965 masterwork A Love Supreme, is now for sale on eBay.