As talent scout, producer, musicologist, broadcaster, journalist and mentor, Hammond helped the world to discover some of the greatest musicians of all time.
In February 1958, 'The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet' was in its sixth series and its teenage star was on singing duty.
In 1960, ‘Baby (You’ve Got What It Takes)’ combined one of the hot new male singers and a female vocalist who had been popular since World War II.
Wes Montgomery's first trio recording is the fountainhead from which everything has flowed
Dinah Washington sang the blues, jazz, torch songs and just about every other kind of ballad with style and panache.
The final three titles in Eagle Rock Entertainment's The Frank Sinatra Collection will be released on DVD and digitally on 8 September 2017.
Tenor saxophonist/composer Benny Golson's remarkable life in jazz has been captured in a new autobiography.
Dinah Washington was 39 years old when she died, yet The Divine Miss D. had a more colourful life and successful career in the 1940s & 50s than most anyone
Venerable jazz trombonist George “Buster” Cooper, who played with Duke Ellington and for numerous US presidents in a distinguished career, died on 13 May.