The best albums of the year reflect a varied musical landscape, with punk, R&B, disco, and much more all sitting...
In between bebop’s waning days and the full flowering of free jazz, a crafty cadre of forward-thinking artists gave jazz new wings.
The annual UK awards celebrate the best in Black music and culture.
We’re giving away the ‘It’s A Good, Good Feeling: The Latin Soul Of Fania Records’ 4-CD+7” vinyl box set, plus an official It’s A Good, Good Feeling limited-edition t-shirt!
‘Milt Jackson And The Thelonious Monk Quartet’ and ‘Time Waits: The Amazing Bud Powell’ will be out next March
The film is narrated by playwright, journalist, novelist, poet, and screenwriter, Thulani Davis.
As talent scout, producer, musicologist, broadcaster, journalist and mentor, Hammond helped the world to discover some of the greatest musicians of all time.
The new visual can be watched exclusively via the artist's official Facebook page.
Every Christmas is a Frank Sinatra Christmas. Reflective yet full of mirth, The Chairman’s classic recordings define everything the holiday season is about.
Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers’ 'First Flight To Tokyo: The Lost 1961 Recordings' is out now on Blue Note.
How well do you really know the ‘Chairman of the Board’? Test your knowledge with our Frank Sinatra quiz!
An introduction to a legend whose music was the soundtrack to the lives of millions.
Released during a transitional phase for Blue Note, the ‘Blue Mode’ album revealed Hammond disciple Reuben Wilson to be a soul-jazz master.
The best McCoy Tyner albums reveal a questing musician who took what he learned from John Coltrane and channeled it into his own art.
Originally penned as a racy romance song about taking an unchaperoned sleigh ride, ‘Jingle Bells’ has become one of the most popular Christmas songs ever.
‘Strange Fruit,’ covered countless times, has become an influential rallying cry passed down through generations.