One of jazz's greatest composers, Charles Mingus gave the genre some of its most memorable tunes.
The best Nat King Cole songs reveal just why the jazz pianist and singer is hailed as one of the world’s greatest vocalists – and a pioneer for racial equality.
The widely-acclaimed, California-based musician's new record is set for release on June 11.
Nathaniel Adams Cole went on to become one of America's, and the world's, most beloved vocalists.
The gold standard in Latin Music, the best Fania songs truly merged cultures, ranging from salsa to disco, and all points between.
Shelved after its original recording, ‘Minor Move’ was saxophonist Tina Brooks’ debut recording as a bandleader for Blue Note. It sounds revelatory today.
The best ECM albums reveal why the label’s unique style and sound has made it one of the most forward-thinking jazz record labels of all time.
For his sixth album since rejoining Blue Note in 2015, Lloyd presents The Marvels without guest vocalists for the first time on a dynamic nine-song set.
Even The Beatles can’t match this singular achievement in Grammy Awards history.
With ‘Now He Sings, Now He Sobs,’ Chick Corea proved himself a master of the piano and created a work that spoke to the vicissitudes of life.
The award is named after the great trumpeter, ASCAP member and co-founder of A&M Records.
There is no shortage of talented vocalists, but the best female jazz singers possess unique voices which hold their own against their male counterparts.
The album will feature guest appearances by Damon Albarn, Ben Okri, Skepta, Sampa The Great, Lava La Rue, Danny Brown, and more.
‘Don’t Worry, Be Happy’ made Bobby McFerrin a household name, while his ‘Simple Pleasures’ album was a high-water mark for vocal jazz.
The East London festival is slated to take place on August 27-30.
Recorded on March 9, 1958, 'Somethin’ Else' features interplay between Cannonball Adderley and Miles Davis. Everyone with a love of jazz should own it.