With classic albums from Aerosmith, Bob Dylan, and Donna Summer, the year was one to remember.
We explore the relationship between Brazilian music & jazz, to find out how the 1960s was such a pivotal moment in the history of the rhythms of Brazil.
Louis Armstrong visited Great Britain for the first time in 1932…it was quite a visit
Jazz bassist Charlie Haden passed away on Friday (July 11) , at the age of 76. Charlie Haden made his name for his work in Ornette Coleman’s quartet.
It probably won’t have escaped your attention that a little football tournament has been going on in Brazil. Tomorrow is the World Cup Final.
Gregory Porter was joined on stage by one of his idols, none other than Stevie Wonder, during his performance at the Copenhagen Jazz Festival on Monday.
José James’ musical blend features jazz, soul, hip-hop, rock & his many other influences, all displayed on his Blue Note album ‘While You Were Sleeping.’
As the new month dawns, the door opens on a custom-made selection of tunes inspired by the sights, sounds and temperatures of July.
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.
Coolness. Most artists want it, precious few command it. So who exactly are the top 12 coolest musicians?