The singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist has a unique and much-revered place in the music firmament.
Where do you think a Mississippi Delta Blues Plaque should be placed in Britain? Your chance to vote with Rockin The Blues.
The 2 February, 1957 edition of The Perry Como Show featured actors Peter Lawford, Tab Hunter, singers Polly Bergen and the Four Lads...and Fats Domino.
2016 is Verve Records 60th anniversary and we have a treasury of 60 of the finest records released by the iconic label
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.