Dismissed as another momentary fad, pretty much dead in the water by mid-1968,the influence of psychedelic rock runs long and deep.
In 1964, John Coltrane contributed music to a French-Canadian arthouse film, but his ‘Blue World’ soundtrack remained unreleased until now.
The album will represent Monk's posthumous debut on the revered Impulse! label.
The series launches on 31 July with new editions of Stan Getz and João Gilberto’s 'Getz/Gilberto' and 'Louis Armstrong Meets Oscar Peterson'.
Released in 1964, ‘Crescent’ is one of John Coltrane's finest albums, featuring the talents of McCoy Tyner, Jimmy Garrison and Elvin Jones.
The Dark Magus always had plenty to say about himself and his music. These 20 Miles Davis quotes offer a revealing insight into the man and his work.
Many jazz musicians died when they were in their prime or even younger, particularly during the music’s heyday, but their music lives on forever.
Blue Note is an iconic jazz label, so we've put together a list of its greatest albums. Check out our picks from the label's catalogue here.
From the 20-year rule to stylistic homage and outright appropriation, nostalgia has always played a part in musical evolution, with even the most forward-thinking music looking to the past for inspiration.
Recorded in a burst of creativity, the Miles Davis Quintet’s Prestige Sessions found the trumpeter running “a masterclass in working the tunes”.
A guide to the 11 essential albums that anyone looking to buy John Coltrane for the first time will need to start their collection with.
Impulse! Records’ history blends indie hipness with a compulsion to push the boundaries, creating some of the most forward-thinking music in history.
The best McCoy Tyner albums reveal a questing musician who took what he learned from John Coltrane and channeled it into his own art.
Lying somewhere on the spectrum between avant-garde jazz and free jazz, astral jazz represented one of the most experimental periods in jazz’s history.
Everyone from Frank Sinatra to Lady Gaga has sung from The Great American Songbook – classic songs so familiar they are woven into our cultural fabric.