Eric Dolphy erupted like lightning across the jazz horizon, playing with a startling, jagged, incandescent fire. These are his best...
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Including career-defining sessions that continue to make their influence felt, the best jazz albums of all time offer a wealth of stunning, must-hear music.
The expanded version will include a previously-unreleased live performance by Peyroux at a 2005 festival in Spain.
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From loud, robust voices to delicate and refined ones, vocal gymnasts and smooth balladeers, the 50 best jazz singers ever is a varied and stunning list.
‘It’s Time!’ found Jackie McLean returning to the driving swing rhythms of hard bop, but it certainly wasn’t a conservative session.
Featuring Ghetto Boy, the track also leads off the duo’s new Blue Note EP, ‘We Will Rise’.
Ella Fitzgerald singing The Rodgers and Hart Songbook was a fantastic idea brilliantly executed, leading to a revitalization of Ella's career.
Master drummer Art Blakey’s final release for Blue Note, ‘Indestructible’ found him living up to the album’s title, creating a timeless album.
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This release includes liner notes by Greg Tate and A.B. Spellman.
Impulse! Records’ history blends indie hipness with a compulsion to push the boundaries, creating some of the most forward-thinking music in history.
Reckon jazz is just for connoisseurs and is merely a niche genre these days? Think again.
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