Lying somewhere on the spectrum between avant-garde jazz and free jazz, astral jazz represented one of the most experimental periods...
Frank Sinatra and Elvis Presley shared a stage in March 1960, when Ol’ Blue Eyes invited the singer of ‘Blue Suede Shoes’ onto his show.
The LP session featured Blakey on drums with trumpeter Lee Morgan, tenor saxophonist Hank Mobley, pianist Bobby Timmons and bassist Jymie Merritt.
Charles Lloyd, Keb Mo' and Philip Bailey are just three of the stars nominated for awards in the annual 2020 Jazz FM Awards
‘Getz/Gilberto’ is now a jazz classic, but when it was recorded no one expected it to become one of the best selling jazz albums of all time.
The fund will help those affected by the severe impact that COVID-19 has had on the music industry.
People way too often overlook Jimmy Smith today, and that’s been true for a far too long. His Hammond organ playing influenced just about everyone.
In ‘The Territory And The Adventure’, Maria Golia reveals how Ornette Coleman became “a genius” who changed “the entire course of jazz”.
Nathaniel Adams Cole went on to become one of America's, and the world's, most beloved vocalists.
In March 1957, Ella Fitzgerald was riding high on the charts at No.11 with Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Rodgers & Hart Songbook.
The releases will contain bonus footage filmed at Montreux Jazz Festival and a 16-page hardcover book.
The new record is set for released on 8 May via Blue Note Records.
‘Stranger In Paradise’ reveals unheard Matt Monro recordings alongside some of his classics, revealing fresh insight into a singer who “meant every word”.
Charlie Parker was one of the most important figures in the development of jazz and in particular Bop.
Recorded across two sessions in 1956, ‘Relaxin’ With The Miles Davis Quintet’ remains one of the Dark Magus’ most highly regarded Prestige albums.
Charlie Byrd was sent on a diplomatic tour of South America, but what he imported back to America was more important: ‘Jazz Samba’.