Introducing the distinctive style and sound of Stanley Turrentine, ‘Look Out!’ kicked off a fertile relationship between the tenor saxophonist...
Everyone from Frank Sinatra to Lady Gaga has sung from The Great American Songbook – classic songs so familiar they are woven into our cultural fabric.
We look back to a time when jazz was the dominant form of popular music and could be heard emanating from radio stations and concert halls around the world.
We've teamed up with Verve records to give you the chance to win four vinyl collections from Nina Simone, Billie Holiday Stan Getz and Dinah Washington!
From gravelly-voiced icons such as Louis Armstrong, to super-smooth singers the likes of Frank Sinatra, these are the 25 best male jazz singers of all time.
Inspiring musicians and delighting fans, tribute albums are a mix of respectful homage and inventive re-recordings. Here are 40 of the best tribute albums.
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.
Many jazz musicians died when they were in their prime or even younger, particularly during the music’s heyday, but their music lives on forever.
The Roots and Aloe Blacc have been added to the star-studded bill for the 2018 North Sea Jazz Festival which also includes Emeli Sande and Chic.
When Frank Sinatra staged a Vegas residency at Caesar’s Palace, in March 1982, he turned out career-high shows that remain among his finest.
A picture is worth a thousand words for the best illustrated music books ever.
Smooth jazz is often unfairly maligned, but there’s a lot to love in its accessible, mellow soundscapes and flowing melodies.
The recorded legacy of the great Nat 'King' Cole ranged from pure jazz to sublimely romantic ballads. uDiscover celebrates the work of an American original.
A deluxe new Frank Sinatra collection, 'Standing Room Only' presents rare and unreleased live concert recordings from the 1960s, '70s and '80s.
Louis Armstrong's prolific late '50s period is to be anthologised on Pops Is Tops: The Verve Studio Albums, a four-CD and digital set out on 13 April 2018.
Sonny Rollins landmark album Way Out West is receiving an international 2LP vinyl reissue to celebrate the 60th anniversary of its initial release