Mixing James Brown funk with his own soul jazz grooves, ‘Mr Shing-A-Ling’ found Lou Donaldson in the middle of a...
What A Diff'rence A Day Makes spent 22 weeks on the Billboard album chart and did so much to enhance Dinah Washington's reputation
Tenor saxophonist/composer Benny Golson's remarkable life in jazz has been captured in a new autobiography.
Kylie Olsson met up with the wonderful Kandace Springs during her recent UK visit. The video also includes clips of her performing Novocaine Soul and First Time Ever I Saw Her Face.
A double CD of unreleased Charlie Parker, the Unheard Bird is a jazz lover's dream…
The latest Montreux Jazz Café in the small chain of restaurants and live music venues inspired by the famous festival, will open in Singapore in October.
Progress is being made towards a resolution to double the size of the Count Basie Theatre in Red Bank, Monmouth County, New Jersey.
On 15 July, the remarkable albums that Nina Simone recorded for Philips between 1964 and ’67 will be reissued in the 7LP ‘The Philips Years’ box set.
The Hot sardines second album, French Fries and Champagne is out and is the perfect record for summer…
Here's a superb new performance for NPR's Tiny Desk series by jazz giants Chick Corea and Gary Burton.
Guitar maestro George Benson is completing his latest South African tour before heading to the UK to begin European dates at Hampton Court Palace Festival.
Recorded in 1972 and released in 1973 on Blue Note Records this album is a revelation, and what's more it even made the pop charts
Released on 1 July, Paolo Conte’s seven-disc ‘Live Collection’ box set features four live albums and a DVD, reminding Conte’s fans of his live prowess.
When the National Museum of African American History and Culture opens in September, a 70-year-old trumpet played by Louis Armstrong will be on display.
Dinah Washington was 39 years old when she died, yet The Divine Miss D. had a more colourful life and successful career in the 1940s & 50s than most anyone
Diana Krall has cut a singular path through the pop and jazz worlds. Now eight of her finest albums are being reissued on 180g 2LP vinyl, on 15 July.