'Electric Miles' is a “wide-ranging exploration of Davis’ bold vision with jazz, rock, funk, hip-hop and electronic fusions.”
‘Getz/Gilberto’ is now a jazz classic, but when it was recorded no one expected it to become one of the best selling jazz albums of all time.
Nathaniel Adams Cole went on to become one of America's, and the world's, most beloved vocalists.
The best Nat King Cole songs reveal just why the jazz pianist and singer is hailed as one of the world’s greatest vocalists – and a pioneer for racial equality.
In March 1957, Ella Fitzgerald was riding high on the charts at No.11 with Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Rodgers & Hart Songbook.
A charismatic showman and keeper of the flame for New Orleans’ musical legacy, Trombone Shorty is driven by a desire to leave his mark.
The event will also feature a panel discussion to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Cole's birth.
Nat King Cole’s ‘Unforgettable’ album remains a timeless classic of vocal jazz, arguably representing the high point of his incredible music.
Recorded at a time when Frank Sinatra considered retiring, ‘My Way’ has become a timeless anthem for the generations that followed.
With ‘Now He Sings, Now He Sobs’, Chick Corea proved himself a master of the piano and created a work that spoke to the vicissitudes of life.
‘Lights Out’ focuses on the last broadcast of Cole’s variety show on 17 December 1957, when the jazz giant famously declared: ‘Madison Avenue is afraid of the dark”.
Curated by Don Was and Cem Kurosman, Blue Note 80 features mid-priced 180g vinyl releases spanning the many eras of the label’s history.
Charlie Parker was one of the most important figures in the development of jazz and in particular Bop.