The sound of two jazz superstars combining their virtuosic talents to create magic in the studio.
Our tribute to Laurens Hammond, the creator of the Hammond organ, whose fantastic invention features on some of the great tracks in music history.
People way too often overlook Jimmy Smith today, and that’s been true for a far too long. His Hammond organ playing influenced just about everyone.
Recorded across two sessions, ‘The Sermon!’ finds the Hammond organ master Jimmy Smith at his finest for Blue Note.
The sonic equivalent of grits, greens, and gravy, the album confirmed the organist as a soul jazz master chef.
Dr. John's remarkable musical legacy spans funk, blues, jazz, boogie-woogie, rock, psychedelic rock, and pop. His influence is monumental.
Looking for a starting place in your journey into jazz? This list of the best jazz musicians includes some of the essential voices of the genre.
Jazz played in a concert hall or a club is, for many, the pinnacle of the art form. Here are the 50 best live jazz albums of all time.
The ‘Show Boat’ tune became one of the master organist’s dozen appearances on the Hot 100.
Jimmy Smith’s 'The Cat' cuts through grease like fresh battery acid.
An essential intro to jazz for beginners, these 20 albums offer a guide to jazz that traces the music’s development over the 50s and 60s.
As technology has advanced throughout the decades, artists have pushed music into the future.
Jazz organ genius Jimmy Smith had a lesser-known UK chart entry on the EP countdown with 'Swinging With The Incredible Jimmy Smith,' featuring 'Hobo Flats.'
Founded in 1939 by Alfred Lion, Blue Note is loved, respected, and revered as one of the most important record labels in the history of music.
Blue Note is unquestionably the most iconic jazz label there's ever been. Here are 50 highlights from the legendary imprint.