TV and film composer Brian Reitzell always turns to the Blue Note label for inspiration. Here are the 16 tracks...
Smouldering and seductive, the ‘Day Breaks’ album found Norah Jones making a shining return to her jazz roots, while revealing how far she’d come.
Eclectic and seductive, ‘Glamoured’ remains a potent crystallisation of Cassandra Wilson’s unique style, and a key release in the singer’s canon.
If you want to let someone hear what Coltrane is all about, then this is as good a place as any to start.
Wes Montgomery's first trio recording is the fountainhead from which everything has flowed.
The release comes ahead of the duo's appearance on 11 October, along with Katy Perry, at the David Lynch Foundation benefit Silence The Violence.
As the chart expanded from a top 12 for the first time, Frank continued to lead the way with 'Three Coins In The Fountain.'
Recorded in October 1965 and released the following year Cape Verdean Blues by Horace Silver deserves to be more widely heard.
If you want to luxuriate in jazz then look no further than the Bill Evans Trio and a 48-piece orchestra on Bill Evans Trio With Symphony Orchestra.
With ‘Lean On Me’, musical shape-shifter José James pays tribute to soul legend Bill Withers, “to celebrate his life and what he means to us”.
The Dark Magus always had plenty to say about himself and his music. These 20 Miles Davis quotes offer a revealing insight into the man and his work.
Before Ella Fitzgerald covered 'Mack The Knife', Louis Armstrong had the original hit in 1955 and proved to be Louis’s biggest hit for years.
The track is part of the widely-acclaimed Miles Davis collection 'The Complete Birth of the Cool.'
In 1964, John Coltrane contributed music to a French-Canadian arthouse film, but his ‘Blue World’ soundtrack remained unreleased until now.
Bud Powell influenced almost jazz pianist who followed, but his name is not remembered as much as it should be. Here’s what you need to know.
A record label of huge significance, the Fania story takes in the birth of salsa music and the global spread of Latin culture.