June will mark the release with a guided, themed meditation from her home in Brooklyn.
We tapped a host of change agents to discuss the powerful link between women, music, and socio-political movements.
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.
This classic song found Nina Simone highlighting Black happiness and optimism in the face of the tumult and turmoil happening outside her window.
While much of 1965’s ‘Pastel Blues’ is sonically subdued, the album’s 10-minute grand finale is a tour de force.
The power of the protest song looks set to be exploited as politics takes center stage again. That music is used as a means to raise awareness and share a common goal...
'I Put a Spell On You' and 'Pastel Blues' will be out on 180-gram vinyl through Verve/UMe's Acoustic Sounds on November 6.
Jazz played in a concert hall or a club is, for many, the pinnacle of the art form. Here are the 50 best live jazz albums of all time.
The great jazz singer-pianist's sixth album for Philips was named after a much-covered song that also links Johnny Mathis and David Bowie.
Celebrating the unstoppable power of a song catalog that has brought the Bee Gees career sales of 220 million records.
One of the world’s pre-eminent songwriters, Jimmy Webb can be said to have spearheaded an Americana equivalent of The Great American Songbook.
From B.B. King to Muddy Waters, these are the 100 greatest blues albums of all-time.
The group's first international album landed in July 1967, during a highly significant year for Barry, Maurice and Robin Gibb.
Featuring classic performances from Aretha Franklin, Bill Withers, Chance the Rapper, Marvin Gaye, Missy Elliot, Nina Simone, Stevie Wonder, Tupac, & many more, proceeds will go towards COVID-19 relief for musicians.
Nina Simone was one of the most influential and acclaimed artists in soul and R&B and was equally acclaimed for her civil rights activism.