Dizzy Gillespie was crazy, unpredictable, brash, extrovert, stylish – he was also a trumpet virtuoso, a jazz icon, and an...
'Louis Armstrong - digging deeper' is a hand curated playlist from the uDiscover A&R team of the lesser well known tracks from Satchmo's back catalogue.
The new Blue Note 75th anniversary app for iPad
How session man Paul Griffen helped everyone from Bob Dylan to Steely Dan
Genevieve Bellemare, Verve's new signing, has worked with producers whose credits include Paul McCartney, Aimee Mann and countless others.
New Concord signing Dr. John will make his debut for the company by paying tribute to Satchmo, Louis Armstrong...
We explore the relationship between Brazilian music & jazz, to find out how the 1960s was such a pivotal moment in the history of the rhythms of Brazil.
Louis Armstrong visited Great Britain for the first time in 1932…it was quite a visit
Jazz bassist Charlie Haden passed away on Friday (July 11) , at the age of 76. Charlie Haden made his name for his work in Ornette Coleman’s quartet.
It probably won’t have escaped your attention that a little football tournament has been going on in Brazil. Tomorrow is the World Cup Final.
Gregory Porter was joined on stage by one of his idols, none other than Stevie Wonder, during his performance at the Copenhagen Jazz Festival on Monday.
José James’ musical blend features jazz, soul, hip-hop, rock & his many other influences, all displayed on his Blue Note album ‘While You Were Sleeping.’
As the new month dawns, the door opens on a custom-made selection of tunes inspired by the sights, sounds and temperatures of July.
This week 44 years ago, UK record-buyers went mad for a song written by a quintessential French romantic vocalist. The song was 'She' by Charles Aznavour.
This was still the world of the crooners, of Sinatra, Martin, Crosby, Cole and Al Martino; on the female side, of Patti Page, Kay Starr and Kitty Kallen...
He was 19, and still so unknown that they spelt his name wrong. Frank Sinatra’s first driver’s licence is up for auction.