Pop music has a way of reminding us what matters most and these inspiring songs of peace keep the world reaching for higher ground.
A question of boundaries lays at the heart of music censorship, but artists have always pushed back, fighting for the freedom to express themselves.
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.
Jazz played in a concert hall or a club is, for many, the pinnacle of the art form. Here are the 50 best live jazz albums of all time.
The story behind the jazz legend's final hit and, quite simply, one of the most beautiful songs ever written.
On August 15, 1956 one of the jazz events of the decade took place, a concert that has been immortalized on record as Jazz at The Hollywood Bowl.
Norman Granz was one of the most important figures in jazz music, a behind-the-scenes player that transformed the genre.
Louis Armstrong’s birthday has been the source of much confusion over the years.
‘A Day With Satchmo’ captures a 1957 session between Louis Armstrong and Oscar Peterson, featuring every take and every minute of recording.
From fleeting, backstage hangs to longtime creative partnerships, the best musical friendships come in all forms.
This richly romantic number is one of those timeless love songs that's been covered by a vast array of great vocalists.
Many people mistake pop music as disposable. But from the blues to The Beatles, some of the most important artistic statements have been wrapped up in the world’s most popular songs.
Remembering the lesser-known sequel to Louis Armstrong's massive 1968 hit.
The series launches on 31 July with new editions of Stan Getz and João Gilberto’s 'Getz/Gilberto' and 'Louis Armstrong Meets Oscar Peterson'.
The Motown genius was celebrating the influence of Ellington, Armstrong and more.