Whether you’re an entry-level jazz fan or a hardcore aficionado with audiophile tendencies, the best jazz Christmas gifts have plenty...
Songs for Young Lovers is Frank Sinatra's first Capitol long playing record release.
He was one of the greatest jazz innovators of his generation and of the genre in general. Ornette Coleman RIP
What do you get when you mix a rock vocalist with the music of Pharaoh Sanders, Archie Shepp, and Charles Mingus - Taxi Wars of course…
Blue Note jazz favourite Gregory Porter has completed another collaboration, ‘Holding On,’ with English electronica duo Disclosure.
There was a time when releasing singles was all important. For jazz labels it was all about gaining exposure through radio plays and on the juke boxes...
All musical genres have their own language, the kind of words you need to know if you're to be taken seriously…We bring you 'Changes', Jazz Lingo #4
Details of the second annual Louis Armstrong's Wonderful World festival at Flushing Meadows in June have been announced, with Ms. Lauryn Hill and others.
The latest in Serious and the EFG London Jazz Festival's attempt to demystify the language of jazz is "Noodling"...
To celebrate this year's centenary of Frank Sinatra there is a superb new set of releases under the name, Ultimate Sinatra.
Billie Holiday's albums from her distinguished career are reissued digitally, many for the first time. Lady Day goes digital!
“Somehow when I listen to other singers of that era, I’m very much aware that it’s the 40s or the 50s. But with Billie, I never get that feeling.”
“We don’t have a singer,” said the manager at the Rustic cabin. “We have an MC that sings a little bit.” .....a 24 year-old Frank Sinatra!
Every now & then you hear a record by an artist that you've not heard before and it sends shivers down your spine. Indra Rios-Moore is such an artist.
British acoustic-electronica trio GoGo Penguin have landed a prestigious three-album deal with the famed Blue Note label, via Universal Music France.
The first trailer has been released for the upcoming film about Amy Winehouse, ‘Amy.’ The documentary will be out in the UK and Ireland on July 3.