Recorded over three sessions between 1949 and 1950, Miles Davis’ ‘Birth Of The Cool’ is a landmark jazz album.
Left on the shelf for almost two decades, ‘Comin’ Your Way’ eventually offered a vivid snapshot of the soul jazz style at the peak of its popularity.
The great pianist and composer Horace Silver was, among other things, a genius with melody. Here are some of his best.
At art school in 1960 Charlie Watts wrote and illustrated a book, Ode To A High Flying Bird, the bird being Charlie Parker, the jazz saxophonist.
‘At The Pershing: But Not For Me’ became one of the biggest records in the history of Chess Records. Ahmad Jamal recalls how it happened.
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.
A legendary jazz sideman, Chambers previously played on landmark Blue albums from artists such as Wayne Shorter and Bobby Hutcherson.
Each album selected for the 'series will undergo all-analog mastering, and then be pressed on 180-gram vinyl in a one-step lacquer process.
With an effortless sense of cool, ‘Nat King Cole At The Sands’ found the pianist and singer proving he could swing as well as Sinatra in Vegas.
The Grammy-winning artist’s guests include Disclosure, Jessie Ware, and David Byrne.
A record label of huge significance, the Fania story takes in the birth of salsa music and the global spread of Latin culture.
Recorded on January 13, 1956, at New York City’s Fine Sound Studios, 'Pres and Teddy' is a joy.
With his ‘Nigeria’ album, guitarist Grant Green turned in pitch-perfect hard bop performances that risked confusing his growing fanbase.