Spanning jazz, country, hip-hop and soul music, the best gospel songs of all time prove that the spirit can move...
The 2 February, 1957 edition of The Perry Como Show featured actors Peter Lawford, Tab Hunter, singers Polly Bergen and the Four Lads...and Fats Domino.
Hotter Than That — 90 Years of Louis Armstrong and his Hot Five, an exhibition at the Louis Armstrong House Museum, is celebrating their 90th anniversary.
The BBC sought to poll their listeners to celebrate the greatest jazz artists ever. Based on a shortlist from jazz presenters, here's the result.
A Hawk and Satchmo double bill was on the cards in London in 1934, but it all fell apart leaving the saxophonist to tour by himself...
The 100 Greatest Jazz Album Covers is a visual feast of some of the 20th century's best design...
How do you sum up Louis Armstrong in just 20 songs? We’d love to hear from you and when you’ve all spoken we’ll complete Louis Armstrong in 20 Songs!
The Best Of Bond collects the finest Bond theme tunes ever.
The great jazz vocal stylist Peggy Lee will be celebrated by USM’s release of the 3CD/1DVD package ‘Peggy Lee – Live In London’ on December 4.
Widely-respected trumpeter Marcus Belgrave, who toured with Ray Charles and played with the Funk Brothers at Motown, died May 24 at the age of 78.
Details of the second annual Louis Armstrong's Wonderful World festival at Flushing Meadows in June have been announced, with Ms. Lauryn Hill and others.
Billie Holiday's albums from her distinguished career are reissued digitally, many for the first time. Lady Day goes digital!
The premise of the film was simple – how jazz was born in New Orleans in the early days of the 20th century and then conquered America.
We’ve pulled together 20 quotes by Louis Armstrong that tell you a lot about himself and his life. Discover the best quotes from Louis Armstrong.
The BBC have put on line a long lost edition of Desert Island Discs featuring Satchmo. His 1968 appearance was found in the archives of a US museum.
Why do we love Christmas music? Perhaps, because we hear it for a few weeks and there's no overkill that can happen with some over-exposed music!