One of The Jazz Messengers’ strongest albums of the 60s, ‘Buhaina’s Delight’ finds Art Blakey leading his group through pulsating...
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.
An interview by Jazz Tokyo, previously only published in Japanese, with Bird's stepdaughter Kim, reveals a fascinating insight into their home life.
Born in 1941, he recorded over 40 albums, many for Blue note Records and his vibraphone playing was both unique and brilliant. Bobby Hutcherson RIP
Louis Armstrong and Ella Fitzgerald are widely considered as jazz's greatest duets. Norman Granz (Verve Records) was the astute man who put them together.
Here's the video for 'Carry On,' which marks the return of multi-million-selling Norah Jones. It's the lead track from Day Breaks, her sixth studio album.
Tony Bennett will literally light up the Empire State Building in his home town of New York tonight, 3 August, on the day that he turns 90 years old.
The great jazz drummer Billy Hart, still drumming up a storm at 75, is currently on tour in the US with his quartet.
Nearly three years after its first chart appearance in the UK, Gregory Porter's breakthrough album there, Liquid Spirit, has gone platinum.
Originally released in 1952 on Clef Records, Bird and Diz is a Be-Bop classic…
What A Diff'rence A Day Makes spent 22 weeks on the Billboard album chart and did so much to enhance Dinah Washington's reputation
Tenor saxophonist/composer Benny Golson's remarkable life in jazz has been captured in a new autobiography.