One of jazz's greatest composers, Charles Mingus gave the genre some of its most memorable tunes.
In her own compositions, she managed to capture what love, life, and self-discovery truly looked like for most of us – battle wounds and all – sans the idyllic imagery often found...
The 1959 album from the legendary jazz vocalist and songwriter hits stores May 28.
Lee's first album for Decca is accompanied by titles by Clifford Brown & Max Roach, and George Russell.
A strong case can be made for Max Roach as the most complete drummer in jazz history.
Serving his musical apprenticeship playing with Max Roach, Miles Davis, and more, Cowell later co-founded groundbreaking jazz label, Strata-East Records.
Seen as a face-off between the old and new guards in jazz, Duke Ellington’s ‘Money Jungle’ album proved they were on the same continuum.
Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie, Max Roach and others feature in the set, from which 'Ko-Ko' can now be streamed or downloaded.
Bud Powell influenced almost jazz pianist who followed, but his name is not remembered as much as it should be. Here’s what you need to know.
The Genius Of Charlie Parker was no overstatement. An expanded reissue of an original 1953 album offered an insight into Bird’s recording techniques.
From kit-bludgeoning belters to dependable backbeat-riders and technically gifted geniuses, these are the best drummers the world has ever known.
The collection marks the 70th anniversary of the initial sessions for the 'Birth of the Cool' album, released in 1957 as a collection of recordings from 1949 and 1950.
Norman Granz and the Jazz at the Philharmonic concerts made Jazz, Black AND White and changed the face of modern music
A double CD of unreleased Charlie Parker, the Unheard Bird is a jazz lover's dream…
Jazz-trained drummer and David Bowie and Stevie Wonder sideman Dennis Davis died of lung cancer on 7 April 2016.