Museum members will have special preview days the prior weekend on Saturday, May 15 and Sunday, May 16.
Spanning jazz, country, hip-hop and soul music, the best gospel songs of all time prove that the spirit can move you, no matter what your tastes.
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.
The best Nat King Cole songs reveal just why the jazz pianist and singer is hailed as one of the world’s greatest vocalists – and a pioneer for racial equality.
Nathaniel Adams Cole went on to become one of America's, and the world's, most beloved vocalists.
Music and art will always go together, as artwork can be as much a part of a record as the sound. Music fans have always taken pleasure from looking again and again...
From iconic bandleaders to unique talents, the best jazz pianists both shaped the genre and revolutionized the role of the piano in music.
The voice of one of the greatest singers of the 20th century, also a much-loved pianist, was silenced by lung cancer on February 15, 1965.
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.
The far-reaching song inspired the African-American military pilots who fought in World War II, and it went on to enter the Grammy Hall 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.
With an effortless sense of cool, ‘Nat King Cole At The Sands’ found the pianist and singer proving he could swing as well as Sinatra in Vegas.
Cole's fourth album 'Thankful' offered up her next R&B chart entry and later pop top tenner, the smooth and sultry ballad 'Our Love.'
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.
The much-covered '(I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons' had its origins at the end of World War II.