John Coltrane died on 17 July 1967, gave more to jazz in his 40 years than many who lived a...
Building on the success of ‘The Sidewinder’, ‘Cornbread’ revealed Lee Morgan to be a formidable composer as well as a dazzling trumpeter.
From iconic bandleaders to unique talents, the best jazz pianists in history both shaped the music and revolutionised the role of the piano in music.
Mixing James Brown funk with his own soul jazz grooves, ‘Mr Shing-A-Ling’ found Lou Donaldson in the middle of a second creative burst for Blue Note.
From kit-bludgeoning belters to dependable backbeat-riders and technically gifted geniuses, these are the best drummers the world has ever known.
The debut album by Stanley Turrentine, ‘Look Out!’ was a remarkable record that introduced the tenor saxophonist’s distinctive style and sound.
From soul-jazz cuts to risk-taking avant-garde explorations, ‘Empyrean Isles’ revealed that Herbie Hancock was a musical chameleon and a jazz icon in the making.
Robert Glasper talks about R+R=NOW’s debut album, ‘Collagically Speaking’, and why it’s rare to be “so good at what you do but with no ego”.
From the Blues to bossa nova and calypsos to carols she imbued all with her unique voice. Ella Fitzgerald will live forever…
Performing at Princess Grace Of Monaco’s personal request, Frank Sinatra teamed up with Quincy Jones for the first time, stunning an audience full of celebrities and royalty.
An overlooked gem among Wayne Shorter’s formidable work, ‘Etcetera’ only gets better with time – just like the legendary jazz saxophonist himself.
A pioneering hard bop pianist, the late Horace Silver was a founding member of The Jazz Messengers. He left an enormously important legacy.
Louis Armstrong topped both the Billboard singles chart and album chart with Hello Dolly. He also had huge success with it around the world.
From those who elevated the instrument from a mere time-keeping role, to versatile pathfinders and visionary composers, these are the 50 best jazz bassists in history.
This 5LP box set contains the albums ‘Songs By Billie Holiday’, ‘A Recital By Billie Holiday’, ‘Velvet Moods – Songs By Billie Holiday’, ‘Lady Sings The Blues’ and ‘All Or Nothing At...
In an exclusive interview, Erin Davis and Vince Wilburn talk about the legacy of the album that took Miles Davis “where he wanted to go”.