The ‘Classic Vinyl Reissue Series’ celebrates the hallowed jazz label’s most enduring albums.
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.
Jazz legend Horace Silver has passed away aged 85. The pianist and composer made a string of classic jazz albums for Blue Note Records.
The Apollo Theater rewrote the rules, introducing talent contests for singers, instrumentalists, dancers and comedians.
We're celebrating American songwriter and jazz pianist Cy Coleman. While he lacks in worldwide reputation, his songs have been covered countless times.
Coolness. Most artists want it, precious few command it. So who exactly are the top 12 coolest musicians?
An all star concert to celebrate 75 years of Blue Note Records is now available on the National Public Radio web site (Blue Note at 75, The Concert).
It was on March 27, 1957 that guitarist Barney Kessel took a teenager into the studio to cut three songs for Verve Records.
The ultimate playlist for anyone wanting to put some great jazz into their lives…what's not to love?
RIP this day in 1996, the brilliant Gerry Mulligan. Hear his music here.
Throughout its rich and varied history, the groundbreaking Verve Records has brought “The Jazz Of America” into millions of homes around the world.
On the 9 May, the Beatles incredible run of chart-topping singles came to an end, and the man to replace them was none other than Satchmo, Louis Armstrong.