John Coltrane gave more to jazz in his 40 years than many who lived a much longer life, we look back at his great legacy.
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.
Including career-defining sessions that continue to make their influence felt, the best jazz albums of all time offer a wealth of stunning, must-hear music.
John Coltrane’s 1958 sessions for the Prestige label proved to be supremely fertile and prolific, marking the saxophonist’s creative rebirth.
In 1958, a revitalised John Coltrane recorded a number of sessions for the Prestige label, setting himself on the path to immortality.
The evening panel will include including Coltrane biographers Lewis Porter and Ashley Kahn who also play tracks from the new collection.
Reckon jazz is just for connoisseurs and is merely a niche genre these days? Then think again, for if it wasn’t for jazz, we wouldn’t have the blues or the myriad of...
Vivid and evocative, the best illustrated music books bring history back to life both for those who missed it and those who wish to relive it.
From the first talkie to modern films such as ‘Whiplash’, jazz and the movies have had a fruitful relationship. Here are 25 of the best jazz soundtracks.
This year's awards ceremony takes place at London's Shoreditch Town Hall on International Jazz Day, 30 April.
The iconic Blue Note record label was established in 1939 by Alfred Lion and Max Margulis, releasing both traditional and modern jazz music in various forms ever since.
The landmark will include a documentary film, live events, vinyl catalogue reissues, branded apparel, art prints and much more.
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.
Through sampling, hip-hop has the power to bring old music to new years, helping music to evolve while paying respects to the artists that came before.
A key year in the jazz legend's history is marked by a new Impulse! collection.