The French film noir may be long forgotten, but Miles Davis’ soundtrack for ‘Ascenseur Pour L’Échafaud’ remains a groundbreaking development...
We're celebrating American songwriter and jazz pianist Cy Coleman. While he lacks in worldwide reputation, his songs have been covered countless times.
Coolness. Most artists want it, precious few command it. So who exactly are the top 12 coolest musicians?
An all star concert to celebrate 75 years of Blue Note Records is now available on the National Public Radio web site (Blue Note at 75, The Concert).
It was on March 27, 1957 that guitarist Barney Kessel took a teenager into the studio to cut three songs for Verve Records.
The ultimate playlist for anyone wanting to put some great jazz into their lives…what's not to love?
RIP this day in 1996, the brilliant Gerry Mulligan. Hear his music here.
Throughout its rich and varied history, the groundbreaking Verve Records has brought “The Jazz Of America” into millions of homes around the world.
On the 9 May, the Beatles incredible run of chart-topping singles came to an end, and the man to replace them was none other than Satchmo, Louis Armstrong.
On this day in 1938, Ella Fitzgerald recorded an extended version of the 19th century nursery rhyme 'A-Tisket, A-Tasket'.
Fifty of the finest jazz tracks to be found anywhere on each of the Verve 50 download only compilations, all for an unbelievable price and all handcrafted.
The great Cole Porter, writer of some of the best loved & most recorded works in the Great American Songbook & ex Foreign Legion Officer, was born in 1891.