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.
From gravelly-voiced icons such as Louis Armstrong, to super-smooth singers the likes of Frank Sinatra, these are the 25 best male jazz singers of all time.
New Orleans music has a rich history. Whether you’re in town for Mardi Gras, or seeking authentic jazz performances, it’s the gift that keeps on giving.
Armstrong’s version of the Arlen and Koehler classic, produced by Norman Granz, was recorded at Capitol’s Studio, LA, on the same day as Under The Stars.
The history of recorded jazz is hard to pin down. So many conflicting stories make up a rich patchwork that guides us towards the truth of how jazz began.
An appreciation of the Soul Queen of New Orleans by her longtime collaborator Scott Billington.
From the first flushes of romance, to heartbreak, loss and lust, the love song puts emotions to words – and music – remaining a core part of our lives.
We present 50 songs that were part of rhythm and blues heritage but which didn’t fully find a mainstream audience until they were remade.
Cannily deployed to create touching moments and forge connections, the best romantic comedy songs have defined iconic romcoms.
Louis Armstrong made his first film in Hollywood in 1930, 30 years later he was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
Photographing the great jazz musicians both in public and private, William Gottlieb always managed to capture them with a truth others failed to achieve.
The best jazz trumpeters in history have been at the centre of almost every major revolution in jazz. uDiscover Music brings you the Top 50.
From the first talkie, theme songs in movies have found a treasured place in the popular consciousness, as these 50 best film songs prove.
Film musicals, a true American art form, have celebrated freedom in the cinema, self-expression and the pursuit of dreams down life’s yellow brick road.
Walter Jacobs and his band the Jukes entered Billboard's Most Played In Juke Boxes chart on 2 January 1954 with 'You're So Fine.'