Nat ‘King’ Cole’s holiday hit returns to the Top 50 spot, hitting No. 39 on the Billboard Hot 100.
Jazz-R&B vocalist Lizz Wright will duet with Gregory Porter on her debut for Concord Records, ‘Freedom & Surrender,' out worldwide on September 4.
The live John Mayall album ‘Jazz Blues Fusion' came out in 1972 and is well worth investigating
Songs for Young Lovers is Frank Sinatra's first Capitol long playing record release.
He was one of the greatest jazz innovators of his generation and of the genre in general. Ornette Coleman RIP
What do you get when you mix a rock vocalist with the music of Pharaoh Sanders, Archie Shepp, and Charles Mingus - Taxi Wars of course…
Blue Note jazz favourite Gregory Porter has completed another collaboration, ‘Holding On,’ with English electronica duo Disclosure.
There was a time when releasing singles was all important. For jazz labels it was all about gaining exposure through radio plays and on the juke boxes...
These are the greatest jazz guitar albums, every one is worthy of a place in any self-respecting jazz fan's collection
A look inside the compilation that gathers together key recordings spanning his Columbia, Capitol and Reprise years.
All musical genres have their own language, the kind of words you need to know if you're to be taken seriously…We bring you 'Changes', Jazz Lingo #4
Details of the second annual Louis Armstrong's Wonderful World festival at Flushing Meadows in June have been announced, with Ms. Lauryn Hill and others.
Wonderful World is many people's favourite song; the story behind its release is fascinating and given its difficult birth it's amazing that it made No.1
The latest in Serious and the EFG London Jazz Festival's attempt to demystify the language of jazz is "Noodling"...
Billie Holiday's albums from her distinguished career are reissued digitally, many for the first time. Lady Day goes digital!
On the centennial of Billie Holiday's birth, modern vocal hero of soulful jazz interpretation José James is uniquely qualified to speak about his heroine.