An appreciation of the Soul Queen of New Orleans by her longtime collaborator Scott Billington.
The voice of one of the greatest singers of the 20th century, also a much-loved pianist, was silenced by lung cancer on 15 February 1965.
From the first talkie to modern films such as ‘Whiplash’, jazz and the movies have had a fruitful relationship. Here are 25 of the best jazz soundtracks.
Charlie Byrd was sent on a diplomatic tour of South America, but what he imported back to America was more important: ‘Jazz Samba’.
Launching his own label, in 1961, with ‘The Second Time Around’, Frank Sinatra entered the new decade as one of the most powerful stars on the planet.
This year's awards ceremony takes place at London's Shoreditch Town Hall on International Jazz Day, 30 April.
Capturing the joyful essence of what it feels like to love and be loved, the best jazz songs are timeless expressions of the deepest emotions.
The far-reaching song inspired the African-American military pilots who fought in World War II, and it went on to enter the Grammy Hall of Fame.
The story of GRP Records goes back to 1976 and the label went on to make an outstanding contribution to jazz over the coming decades.
‘Come Fly With Me’ was Frank’s first album with Billy May as arranger and conductor; it still exudes style and sophistication.
With their fourth album, ‘A Humdrum Star’, GoGo Penguin deliver proof that they’re working at the forefront of today’s jazz trios.
On ‘Live In Europe’, Melody Gardot proves herself to a commanding performer who can commune intimately with our hearts and souls.
The digital duet will be included on the 'Ultimate Nat King Cole' compilation, to be released on 15 March.