An appreciation of the Soul Queen of New Orleans by her longtime collaborator Scott Billington.
Recorded between 1952 and ’54, the five Thelonious Monk Prestige 10” albums capture the maverick jazz pianist on some of his most important sessions.
Every Christmas is a Frank Sinatra Christmas. Reflective yet mirthful, The Chairman’s classic recordings define everything the holiday season is about.
Award-winning Latin music writer Judy Cantor-Navas reveals how ‘The Complete Cuban Jam Sessions’ escaped the regime to travel the world.
The vocalist recorded more than 70 albums, hosted her own TV series and was a fearless campaigner in the civil rights movement.
The singer-songwriter will be releasing a special cover each day leading up to Christmas, with upcoming covers including Justin Bieber, Lauryn Hill, The Weeknd and more.
Held in a stunning location in Sussex's famous South Downs, the Love Supreme festival is widely recognised as one of Europe's top jazz festivals.
Frank Sinatra is a legend, his music was the soundtrack to the second half of the 20th Century and his songs resonate as strongly today as they ever did.
Nat ‘King’ Cole’s holiday hit returns to the Top 50 spot, hitting No. 39 on the Billboard Hot 100.
There are no shortage of Peggy Lee Christmas recordings. The ‘Fever’ hitmaker adored the festive season – and had a unique eye for seasonal decorations.
The French film noir may be long forgotten, but Miles Davis’ soundtrack for ‘Ascenseur Pour L’Échafaud’ remains a groundbreaking development in his exploration of modal jazz.
Recorded across two sessions, ‘The Sermon!’ finds the Hammond organ master Jimmy Smith at his finest for Blue Note, and pointing the future towards soul jazz.
A timely reminder that no one does diverse like Van Morrison, ‘Versatile’ dove deep into the jazz music that fired him as a young man growing up in Belfast.
Entitled 'A Day In The Life: Impressions Of Pepper', the album is out now on the legendary Verve label.
With a breathtakingly diverse roster that spans jazz and classical music, ECM Records has been at the forefront of contemporary jazz for five decades.
To prove that his work can be reinterpreted in a variety of styles, a uDiscover playlist gathering together the best Hank remakes by jazz artists.