From the first talkie to modern films such as ‘Whiplash’, jazz and the movies have had a fruitful relationship. Here are 25 of the best jazz soundtracks.
The story of GRP Records goes back to 1976 and the label went on to make an outstanding contribution to jazz over the coming decades.
From its origins in the Roaring 20s, to a heyday in the 30s and beyond, big band jazz has produced some of the best jazz bandleaders of all time.
Chess Records and its founders, Leonard and Phil Chess, played a bigger part than any other record label in making the blues a worldwide phenomenon.
The French composer and jazz pianist Michel Legrand will be remembered for ‘The Windmills Of Your Mind’, but there is much more to discover.
Photographing the great jazz musicians both in public and private, William Gottlieb always managed to capture them with a truth others failed to achieve.
Since the advent of sound in cinema, the film score has become an integral part of the movie experience. Explore some of the 50 best film scores ever.
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.
Highlighting entry points to an overwhelming amount of music, this guide to Blue Note will help you tell your Art from your Thelonious.
On 7 January 1967, saxophone player-bandleader Julian 'Cannonball' Adderley surprised everyone by entering the Billboard Hot 100 with 'Mercy, Mercy, Mercy.'
The iconic Blue Note record label was established in 1939 by Alfred Lion and Max Margulis, releasing both traditional and modern jazz music in various forms ever since.
Recorded in May and June 1969, the album made its debut on Billboard's Best Selling Jazz LPs chart on 3 January 1970.
Founded in 1939 by Alfred Lion, Blue Note is loved, respected and revered as one of the most important record labels in the history of music.
The French film noir may be long forgotten, but Miles Davis’ soundtrack for ‘Ascenseur Pour L’Échafaud’ remains a groundbreaking development in his exploration of modal jazz.
With unprecedented access to the Miles Davis Estate, the film boasts never-before-seen footage including recording outtakes from studio sessions and new interviews with those Davis inspired.