The French film noir may be long forgotten, but Miles Davis’ soundtrack remains a groundbreaking development in modal jazz.
Hotter Than That — 90 Years of Louis Armstrong and his Hot Five, an exhibition at the Louis Armstrong House Museum, is celebrating their 90th anniversary.
Hammond B3 organ maestro Dr. Lonnie Smith is returning to Blue Note. His first album for them since 1970, Evolution, produced by Don Was, is out 29 January.
Broadway star Audra McDonald is to bring her Tony Award-winning performance as jazz icon Billie Holiday, in Lady Day At Emerson's Bar & Grill, to London.
Duke Ellington: An American Composer and Icon, by his granddaughter Mercedes Ellington and Steven Brower, will be published in April by Rizzoli.
We invite you to reDiscover Nina Simone In Concert, a pivotal album in a singular career.
Widely-acclaimed jazz collective Snarky Puppy have announced the 12 February, 2016 release of their new album Family Dinner - Volume Two.
It's with great sadness that we relay the news that the American singer and entertainer Natalie Cole has died at the age of 65.
On 15 January, a year after uDiscover reported that Charles Lloyd had signed to Blue Note, he and the Marvels will release the album, I Long To See You.
Herbie Hancock has been announced as the headline act for the next Cunard Blue Note 'jazz at sea' crossing on board the Queen Mary 2 in August next year.
It's proved to be a great year for new jazz releases, one of the best in a long, long, time. Time to round up a list of 20 essential jazz albums from...
We found this clip totally inspiring and hope you will, whether or not you were an admirer of brilliant New Orleans writer-producer-artist Allen Toussaint...
The BBC sought to poll their listeners to celebrate the greatest jazz artists ever. Based on a shortlist from jazz presenters, here's the result.
A Hawk and Satchmo double bill was on the cards in London in 1934, but it all fell apart leaving the saxophonist to tour by himself...
The 100 Greatest Jazz Album Covers is a visual feast of some of the 20th century's best design...
When Fats Domino jumped onto the Hot 100 with 'Be My Guest' exactly 56 years ago, he'd already been recording for a decade.