Smooth jazz is often unfairly maligned, but there’s a lot to love in its accessible, mellow soundscapes and flowing melodies.
Coltrane Culture, a one-day, multi-event festival celebrating the work of jazz titan John Coltrane, will take place in London on 17 February 2018.
From the first talkie to modern films such as Whiplash, jazz and the movies have had a fruitful relationship. Here are 25 of the best jazz soundtracks.
Buddy Greco, who recorded for Frank Sinatra's label and sang on the same stage as The Beatles, was a much-travelled musician with a superior resumé.
On 7 January 1967, sax man/bandleader Julian 'Cannonball' Adderley surprised everyone by entering the Billboard Hot 100 with 'Mercy, Mercy, Mercy.'
A tribute to uDiscover editor-in-chief and widely-respected author-broadcaster Richard Havers, who died on New Year's Eve 2017 at the of 66,
Jazz trumpet virtuoso Donald Byrd was already a decade into his relationship with Blue Note when Fancy Free made its jazz chart debut on 3 January 1970.
The Worm, a classic example of funky urban jazz, was new on the US LP chart on 28 December 1968 for the great organ player Jimmy McGriff.
On 28 December 1968, Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66 climbed to the top of Billboard’s Bestselling Jazz LPs chart with 'Fool On The Hill.'
Recorded between 1952 and ’54, the five Thelonious Monk Prestige 10” albums capture the maverick jazz pianist on some of his most important sessions.
Jazz and pop singer-songwriter Melody Gardot releases her first ever live album, Live In Europe in February 2018 on 2CD and 3LP