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‘Dave Brubeck: A Life In Time’ looks at how the pianist’s life criss-crossed with countless jazz greats, and dives into some lesser-known areas of his life.
The third time was also a charm for the Blue Note star, as 'Not Too Late' entered the US chart at No. 1 on 17 February 2007.
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.
The Count Basie band always sounded so fresh: it was very much a jazz band but it played emotional music; at once simple, yet always stylish.
Singer-songwriter and guitarist Corinne Bailey Rae’s silky smooth brand of R&B has won her legions of fans on both sides of the Atlantic.
The Dean of Saxophonists – Hawk to his many fans – did more than any other musician to establish the tenor sax. A suave and sophisticated player was the antithesis of what...
Blind from birth, pianist George Shearing headed an elite club of British jazz musicians to find fame in the US, his name becoming a byword for “cool”.
Charlie Parker, the man they nicknamed ‘Bird’, was one of the most important figures in the development of jazz and in particular be-bop.
Other stars set to perform include Beverley Knight, KC & The Sunshine Band, Amadou & Mariam and The Blind Boys Of Alabama.
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.
Louis Armstrong made his first film in Hollywood in 1930, 30 years later he was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
Lady Day was a brilliant singer, a great lyrical interpreter, she took chances, lived life hard, she could swing, she could swoon, she moaned low, was elegant and she was a soul...
Widely considered to be one of the greatest jazz pianists of all time, Evans’ use of harmony and his inventive and impressionistic interpretation of the jazz repertoire has few peers.