On his first visit to Japan, Frank Sinatra staged an open-air concert at Hibiya Park, Tokyo, with a show that...
Guru's hybrid album of jazz and rap, Jazzmatazz Vol. 1 celebrates its 25th anniversary with a deluxe 3-LP edition featuring instrumentals, remixes and more.
Recorded when Lee Morgan was just 19, The Cooker sees the young Blue Note trumpet star transcend his influences to find his own voice.
So much more than a blues singer, Bessie Smith was an icon for her race and gender, and her legend resonates like no other in the history of blues singers.
Paul Weller, Corrine Bailey Rae and Mark Ronson are just a few of the star names appearing at Quincy Jones' 85th birthday concert at London's O2 Arena.
The term is well-known, but many jazz newcomers often ask: what is bebop? And why is it hailed as the most important development in jazz? uDiscover Music reveals all…
Recorded across two sessions in 1956, Relaxin’ With The Miles Davis Quintet remains one of the Dark Magus’ most highly regarded Prestige albums.
With their three albums for Verve Records, Ella and Louis proved themselves the perfect partnership, setting the bar for all jazz duets to follow.
At the cutting-edge of modern jazz, Miles Mosley looks at the jazz tradition – his icons and influences, and where jazz may go tomorrow.
Today, legends are ten a penny. When Billie Holiday was given the accolade it meant something as was one of, if not the, greatest jazz vocalists of all time
Pioneering jazz fusion/ avant-garde pianist Cecil Taylor, who played with jazz legends including John Coltrane has died aged 89.
Eleven of the best Great American Songbook recordings by jazz musicians who improvised unique journeys around the songs and their wonderful melodies.
Faced with a dilapidated piano and suffering from back aches and sleep withdrawal, Keith Jarret nevertheless recorded his masterpiece, The Köln Concert.