Dismissed as another momentary fad, pretty much dead in the water by mid-1968,the influence of psychedelic rock runs long and deep.
The best John Coltrane quotes offer revealing insights into the art of a man who kept pushing music forward. “I want to speak to their souls,” he once said.
‘Blue Train’ is part of Blue Note’s fabled 1500 Series that presents a collector’s savvy curation of 10 classic albums with studio quality sound via Apple Digital Masters.
Music and art will always go together as artwork can be as much a part of a record as the sound. Music fans have always taken pleasure from looking again and again...
With a cosmic sense of vision and a passionate interest in spirituality, Alice Coltrane left a formidable musical legacy that more than stands on its own.
The recordings were made in June 1964, in between the sessions for 'Crescent' and 'A Love Supreme.'
Whether it’s joyous escapism, political anger or a personal spiritual quest that provides fuel for a great album is not of importance. What matters, as Coltrane said, is wanting "to speak to...
Setting the benchmark for modern jazz, the Blue Note 1500 series helped to give the record label its identity, while providing a goldmine for collectors.
Ranked and rated, from big-band leaders to bebop pioneers and fusion futurists, uDiscover reveals a list of the 50 best jazz drummers of all time.
John Coltrane died on 17 July 1967, gave more to jazz in his 40 years than many who lived a much longer life, we look back at his great legacy.
The film explores the vision behind the famous jazz institution, and will be released on DVD, Blu-ray and digitally.
Free jazz was a much misunderstood – and even maligned – genre when it emerged in the late 50s, but it resulted in some of the finest modern jazz.
An essential introduction to jazz for beginners, these 20 albums offer a guide to jazz that traces the music’s development over the 50s and 60s.
Eleven of the best Great American Songbook recordings by jazz musicians who improvised unique journeys around the songs and their wonderful melodies.
Spanning jazz, country, hip-hop and soul music, the best gospel songs of all time prove that the spirit can move you, no matter what your tastes.
The term is well-known, but many jazz newcomers often ask: what is bebop? And why is it hailed as the most important development in jazz? Here’s the story.