Leading many musicians through his “Hard Bop Academy”, Art Blakey was one of the most important jazz drummers in history.
Photographer Art Kane took the most wonderful photograph in jazz history, featuring 57 of the best jazz musicians ever: A Great Day In Harlem.
On 10 August 1920, a group of musicians collectively known as The Jazz Hounds recorded a song with Mamie Smith called ‘Crazy Blues’, the first blues record.
The 12-track collection will be available in both black and gold vinyl options.
Setting the benchmark for modern jazz, the Blue Note 1500 series helped to give the record label its identity, while providing a goldmine for collectors.
The first single from the set, 'Just One Of Those Things,' is now available.
Ranked and rated, from big-band leaders to bebop pioneers and fusion futurists, uDiscover reveals a list of the 50 best jazz drummers of all time.
There have been hundreds of thousands of books about music and here are some of the best music books you’ve may never have read.
Decca Records gave jazz artists Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong a global platform, and continues to shape jazz music in the 21st Century.
Norman Granz was unique in the business in his sense of justice, fairness and equality and had a true passion for the music that had become known as jazz not long before...
Louis Armstrong’s birthday has been the source of much confusion over the years. We sort the myth from the fact to celebrate Satchmo.
During the ten-week series, Porter will also meet such distinguished figures as Kamasi Washington, Charlotte Gainsbourg and Annie Lennox.
Liberty Records revisited the title of the singer's debut LP, as it released 'Julie Is Her Name, Volume Two.'
‘A Day With Satchmo’ captures a 1957 session between Louis Armstrong and Oscar Peterson, featuring every take and every minute of recording.
The film about the late jazz innovator, directed by Stanley Nelson, is released via Abramorama and Eagle Rock Entertainment.
Four Freshmen And 5 Trombones was the first album The Beach Boys’ Brian Wilson bought, and remains an exquisite vocal jazz record.