“The National Recording Registry honours the music that enriches our souls, the voices that tell our stories and the sounds...
Brimming with passion, Andrew Hill’s Blue Note debut, ‘Black Fire’, was a deeply personal album, indicative of a highly original musical mind.
There is no shortage of talented vocalists, but the best female jazz singers possess unique voices which hold their own against their male counterparts.
The Verve-signed New York musician invited Gaga onto the album's version of 'Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood.'
Recorded over two sessions at the end of 1959, 'Gerry Mulligan Meets Ben Webster' is a saxophone tour de force and a “classic album from two jazz giants.”
It was Rudy Van Gelder’s brilliant engineering skills that give so many jazz recordings, in particular those for Blue Note Records, their distinctive sound.
Moanin’ is a hard bop classic and a major album for Art Blakey and the Jazz messengers that established them as one of jazz’s premier outfits.
Bruce's post-Cream solo debut promised and delivered much, by an artist not content to capitalise on his fame.
The record helped to create Tropicália, one of the styles in which the influential Ben played a strong role.
In 1964, Serge Gainsbourg released ‘Gainsbourg Percussions’, an audacious Afro-Cuban jazz album with no precedent in French music.
Recorded in October 1963, Song For My Father, from Blue Note's long serving star pianist, Horace Silver, sounds as good today as the day it was recorded.
Released as a double LP, 'Southern Comfort' topped the Jazz Album charts and is the perfect intro to what makes The Crusaders great.
Though in the twilight of his years in 1987, when Sinatra took to the stage in Dallas he clearly remained in terrific shape, still in love with what he did.
In thrall to the jazz music she grew up with, ‘Frank’ found Amy Winehouse at turns optimistic and wry, finding her way to the brilliance of ‘Back To Black’.
A key year in the jazz legend's history is marked by a new Impulse! collection.
The saxophone remains an iconic instrument in jazz, mastered by many musical geniuses. uDiscover Music celebrates the 50 best jazz saxophonists of all time.