The gold standard in Latin Music, the best Fania songs truly merged cultures, ranging from salsa to disco, and all...
With her new album, ‘Anthem,' Madeleine Peyroux questions “what we believe in and what we think democracy means and how we intend to continue to create it."
The song marked the emergence of Nat 'King' Cole's daughter as an exciting new jazz-soul talent in her own right.
Bruce's post-Cream solo debut promised and delivered much, by an artist not content to capitalise on his fame.
Dinah Washington sang the blues, jazz, torch songs and just about every other kind of ballad with style and panache.
Charlie Parker was one of the most important figures in the development of jazz and in particular Bop.
A searing hard bop manifesto, Johnny Griffin’s ‘The Congregation’ album is a high-water mark in both the saxophonist’s and the label’s history.
With a cosmic sense of vision and a passionate interest in spirituality, Alice Coltrane left a formidable musical legacy that more than stands on its own.
A towering achievement, ‘Go’ made saxophonist Dexter Gordon a bona fide jazz giant – and not just because of his towering physique.
Bossa Nova was the thing as the 60s got underway and Stan Getz's 'Big Band Bossa Nova' is a superb example of the "new wave".
The album features new writing as well as material reimagined from Frisell's catalogue and interpretations of staples of jazz and Americana.
Recorded across two sessions, ‘The Sermon!’ finds the Hammond organ master Jimmy Smith at his finest for Blue Note, and pointing the future towards soul jazz.
With ‘Love And Liberation’, Grammy-nominated jazz singer Jazzmeia Horn presents a collection of songs that is simultaneously classic and contemporary.
The new list of albums completes this celebration of essential jazz LPs from the catalogues of two great jazz labels.
His fourth album for the iconic Blue Note label, ‘Expansions’ was an ambitious work that found pianist McCoy Tyner in brand new territory.
The ten-track set is previewed by the pulsating 'Ha Ha.'