Lying somewhere on the spectrum between avant-garde jazz and free jazz, astral jazz represented one of the most experimental periods...
The classically trained jazz pianist has always straddled the two worlds of jazz and hip-hop, most audibly on pathfinding albums the likes of ‘Black Radio’.
Jones followed the amazing achievements of her Blue Note debut 'Come Away With Me' with another sensational success.
‘Herb Alpert Is…’ features Questlove, Sting, Quincy Jones and a host of other influential artists and producers discussing the legacy and continued philanthropic work of the cultural icon.
Norah Jones’ multi-Grammy-winning debut album, ‘Come Away With Me’, is one of the 21st Century’s must-own recordings, and an instant classic.
The two stars also recently collaborated on the single, 'I’ll Be Gone.'
The best Peggy Lee songs range from chaste declarations of love to vampy, seductive come-ons, reflecting the singer’s wide ranging skills.
The 100th anniversary of Lee's birth will be marked with music releases, exhibitions, events, special programming and high-profile tributes and concerts.
New Orleans music has a rich history. Whether you’re in town for Mardi Gras, or seeking authentic jazz performances, it’s the gift that keeps on giving.
Armstrong’s version of the Arlen and Koehler classic, produced by Norman Granz, was recorded at Capitol’s Studio, LA, on the same day as Under The Stars.
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.
Start your journey into one of the most influential labels in music with our list of the best Chess albums to own on vinyl.
With his ‘Nigeria’ album, guitarist Grant Green turned in pitch-perfect hard bop performances that risked confusing his growing fanbase.
The French composer and jazz pianist Michel Legrand will be remembered for ‘The Windmills Of Your Mind’, but there is much more to discover.
It’s said the margarita has been named after many stars, among them Peggy Lee, who some have claimed inspired the drink in Galveston, Texas.
The histories of Frank Sinatra and Capitols Studio are forever entwined. The singer immortalised the facilities when he became the first artist to record there.