‘Dave Brubeck: A Life In Time’ looks at how the pianist’s life criss-crossed with countless jazz greats, and dives into...
He was 19, and still so unknown that they spelt his name wrong. Frank Sinatra’s first driver’s licence is up for auction.
Jazz legend Horace Silver has passed away aged 85. The pianist and composer made a string of classic jazz albums for Blue Note Records.
The Apollo Theater rewrote the rules, introducing talent contests for singers, instrumentalists, dancers and comedians.
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.