If the 'The Genius Of Coleman Hawkins' was the hors d’oeuvre then 'Coleman Hawkins Encounters Ben Webster' is the main course, one that should be in every jazz lover’s collection.
The brief but brilliant recording was recently found after more than 60 years in the vaults of Verve Records.
The set features music spanning Granz's unique career, with recordings by most of the distinguished musicians he recorded.
The collection features the thrilling and witty work of a unique groove master, multi-instrumentalist and multilingual artist.
The 1956 performance that announced Ella's arrival at Verve Records gets a double vinyl LP release.
Ella Fitzgerald, Lester Young and Oscar Peterson are among the reissued jazz royalty.
Louis Armstrong's prolific late '50s period is to be anthologised on Pops Is Tops: The Verve Studio Albums, a four-CD and digital set out on 13 April 2018.
A completely unreleased live album by the peerless Ella Fitzgerald, Ella At Zardi's, will be available from 1 December 2017 via Verve/UMe.
In Ella Fitzgerald’s centenary year there are many exciting things planned in celebration, including exhibitions, new releases, tributes and concerts
Norman Granz and the Jazz at the Philharmonic concerts made Jazz, Black AND White and changed the face of modern music
Buddy Bregman, born in Chicago 1950 went on to play a key role in the formation of Verve Records in 1950, working with Ella, Louis, and Bing among others.
Louis Armstrong and Ella Fitzgerald are widely considered as jazz's greatest duets. Norman Granz (Verve Records) was the astute man who put them together.
2016 is Verve Records 60th anniversary and we have a treasury of 60 of the finest records released by the iconic label
Ella Fitzgerald is the Voice of Jazz, it is also the title of a 10 CD career retrospective of this wonderful singer.
The Verve singles Collection includes 100 tracks released by this iconic record label
The Jazz Scene, as this package was called, was released in the week before Christmas 1949 and is a very important album in the history of jazz.