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.
Louis Armstrong is at his best on a group of solid standards, while Oscar Peterson provides fresh tasteful backing.
On 15 August 1956 one of the jazz events of the decade took place, a concert that has been immortalised on record as Jazz at The Hollywood Bowl.
‘A Day With Satchmo’ captures a 1957 session between Louis Armstrong and Oscar Peterson, featuring every take and every minute of recording.
The Welsh stalwart inspired by Lead Belly and Big Bill Broonzy helped introduce R&B-tinged rock to a huge audience.
This richly romantic number is one of those timeless love songs that's been covered by a vast array of great vocalists.
From iconic bandleaders to unique talents, the best jazz pianists in history both shaped the music and revolutionised the role of the piano in music.
Capturing the joyful essence of what it feels like to love and be loved, the best jazz songs are timeless expressions of the deepest emotions.
Ben Webster’s ‘Soulville’ is classic album by one of the Big Three Tenors of the jazz saxophone – perfect go-to late-night jazz.
The new collection is released in time for the 100th anniversary of the iconic conductor/composer's birth on 25 August.
Ella Fitzgerald, Lester Young and Oscar Peterson are among the reissued jazz royalty.
The Astaire Story, the most innovative and revered jazz recording in the storied career of Fred Astaire, will get an expanded reissue on 20 October 2017.
Revered jazz drummer Louis Hayes has signed with Blue Note, and will release a tribute album to Horace Silver, with whom he played in the 1950s, in May.
Norman Granz and the Jazz at the Philharmonic concerts made Jazz, Black AND White and changed the face of modern music
Released on 21 October, the two ‘Joyful Jazz! Christmas With Verve’ collections are the perfect soundtracks to cold evenings by the fire.