'Electric Miles' is a “wide-ranging exploration of Davis’ bold vision with jazz, rock, funk, hip-hop and electronic fusions.”
Even the very best jazz guitarists rarely receive the attention of the genre’s horn players, so give it up for the 50 best jazz guitarists ever.
The history of recorded jazz is hard to pin down. So many conflicting stories make up a rich patchwork that guides us towards the truth of how jazz began.
During a stellar 50-year career, Coryell became an undisputed great of jazz guitar.
From its origins in the Roaring 20s, to a heyday in the 30s and beyond, big band jazz has produced some of the best jazz bandleaders of all time.
An appreciation of the Soul Queen of New Orleans by her longtime collaborator Scott Billington.
The third time was also a charm for the Blue Note star, as 'Not Too Late' entered the US chart at No. 1 on 17 February 2007.
“To let his musical accomplishments, fade or diminish even slightly would be a grave mistake. He was and is, a master of the music.”
The voice of one of the greatest singers of the 20th century, also a much-loved pianist, was silenced by lung cancer on 15 February 1965.
From the first talkie to modern films such as ‘Whiplash’, jazz and the movies have had a fruitful relationship. Here are 25 of the best jazz soundtracks.
Charlie Byrd was sent on a diplomatic tour of South America, but what he imported back to America was more important: ‘Jazz Samba’.
Launching his own label, in 1961, with ‘The Second Time Around’, Frank Sinatra entered the new decade as one of the most powerful stars on the planet.
This year's awards ceremony takes place at London's Shoreditch Town Hall on International Jazz Day, 30 April.
Capturing the joyful essence of what it feels like to love and be loved, the best jazz songs are timeless expressions of the deepest emotions.
The far-reaching song inspired the African-American military pilots who fought in World War II, and it went on to enter the Grammy Hall of Fame.
The story of GRP Records goes back to 1976 and the label went on to make an outstanding contribution to jazz over the coming decades.