From loud, robust voices to delicate and refined ones, vocal gymnasts and smooth balladeers, the 50 best jazz singers ever is a varied and stunning list.
From iconic bandleaders to unique talents, the best jazz pianists both shaped the genre and revolutionized the role of the piano in music.
Throughout the history of pop music, the studio changed for musicians and producers from being a place of work to becoming a creative hub.
A selection of pithy and poignant quotations from the career of a founding father of rock’n’roll.
The album ‘A Sentimental Christmas with Nat ‘King‘ Cole and Friends: Cole Classics Reimagined’ follows on October 29.
Dinah’s version of the already beloved song gave it a whole new lease of life in the closing months of the 1950s.
From gravelly-voiced icons such as Louis Armstrong, to super-smooth singers like Frank Sinatra, these are the 25 best male jazz singers of all time.
This list of the best songs of the 50s celebrates far-ranging sounds that changed music forever.
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.
The song marked the emergence of Nat King Cole's daughter as an exciting new jazz-soul talent in her own right.
Gospel music has always had a major influence on R&B, with many of the biggest soul singers having started their vocal careers in gospel church choirs.
Blind from birth, pianist George Shearing headed an elite club of British jazz musicians to find fame in the US, his name becoming a byword for ‘cool.’
Yuletide classics by everyone from Frank Sinatra to Paul McCartney and Chuck Berry… the best Christmas songs of all time are the gifts that keep on giving.
The histories of the most iconic recording studios – Sun, Motown, Abbey Road – have made them almost as famous as the musicians who have recorded there.
The familiar bonds of fatherhood can be both joyous and complicated. From loving tributes to cathartic confessions, here are the best Father’s Day songs.