From iconic bandleaders to unique talents, the best jazz pianists both shaped the genre and revolutionized the role of the piano in music.
This relaxed, sensitive masterpiece is full of lyricism and warmth.
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.
On August 15, 1956 one of the jazz events of the decade took place, a concert that has been immortalized on record as Jazz at The Hollywood Bowl.
‘Oscar Peterson: Black and White’ will feature archival concert footage and interviews from the legendary jazz pianist’s peers and family.
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.
‘A Day With Satchmo’ captures a 1957 session between Louis Armstrong and Oscar Peterson, featuring every take and every minute of recording.
The Grammy-winning jazz pianist from Montreal was referred to as the "Maharaja of the keyboard" by Duke Ellington.
The series launches on 31 July with new editions of Stan Getz and João Gilberto’s 'Getz/Gilberto' and 'Louis Armstrong Meets Oscar Peterson'.
Pizzarelli played with artists as varied as Aretha Franklin, Paul McCartney and Charles Mingus.
The set, featuring such pianists as Ellis Larkins, Paul Smith and Oscar Peterson, will be released by Verve Records/UMe on 13 March.
Louis Armstrong is at his best on a group of solid standards, while Oscar Peterson provides fresh tasteful backing.
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.