From loud, robust voices to delicate and refined ones, vocal gymnasts and smooth balladeers, the 50 best jazz singers ever...
I Called Him Morgan, the documentary about jazz trumpet great Lee Morgan, is showing this month at the New York and London Film Festivals.
These 5 Art Blakey albums were recorded between 1960 and 1964, a period of intense creativity for the brilliant drummer and the Jazz Messengers
At Charlie Parker's last session in December 1954 he recorded a Cole Porter classic, three months later he was dead
Maria Muldaur, best-known for her hit ‘Midnight At The Oasis’, is continuing her intensive US touring without a hint of “anything resembling retirement”.
A new, authorised film documentary about jazz genius John Coltrane is receiving its world premiere at this weekend's Telluride Film Festival in Colorado.
Recorded over a two year period for Prestige Records these are among John Coltrane's earliest albums as a leader…stunning!
Black Pearls was recorded by John Coltrane in May 1958, but not released until 1964 – it was well worth the wait!
This is quintessential Coltrane.
The Chess archives are being mined again on the new 42-track compilation Black Gold: Samples, Breaks & Rare Grooves From The Chess Records Archives.
This 25 CD impulse box set celebrates one of the greatest and most iconic labels in jazz history
A play about Louis Armstrong by the Mosaic Theater Company, based at the Atlas Performing Arts Centre in Washington, is winning press acclaim.
Released on 21 October, the 4CD+DVD box set ‘World On A String’ captures Frank Sinatra’s finest performances around the world, including Japan and Egypt.
Horace Silver made a string of classic records for Blue Note, but 1959's Blowin' The Blues away is one of the very best
Jazz harmonica maestro Jean-Baptiste 'Toots' Thielemans, passed away 22 August at 94. He died in his sleep at a hospital in his home city of Brussels.
The Robert Glasper Experiment's new album ArtScience will be out on Blue Note on 16 September. Listen to the first single 'Find You' here.