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 best guitar solos – from driving riffs to technical displays of mastery – make a song complete and more often than not, transcend the track entirely.
From custom guitars to truly bizarre contraptions, these homemade musical instruments have unique DIY sounds that you’ll never hear anywhere else.
Even the very best jazz guitarists rarely receive the attention of the genre’s horn players, so give it up for the 50 best jazz guitarists ever.
With a breathtakingly diverse roster that spans jazz and classical music, ECM Records has been at the forefront of contemporary jazz for five decades.
The guitar is the backbone of rock music, and the best guitarists include some blues and country guitarists that paved the way for rock’n’roll’s legends.
The best jazz guitar albums are up there with any other jazz classics you can think of. These 75 feature essential work by groundbreaking musicians.
George Benson, Robert Cray and Dame Cleo Laine were among the roll call of stars receiving honours at the 2018 Jazz FM Awards in London.
Jazz fusion maestro Chick Corea has been named as artist-in-residence at the 2018 Detroit Jazz Festival, to take place over Labor Day weekend.
Iconic independent label ECM, specialising in jazz and classical releases, is to bring its entire catalogue to major streaming platforms
President Barack Obama will host a stellar array of jazz and soul artists at the White House, as part of International Jazz Day on 29 April.
Charlie Haden, the influential jazz bassist, will be celebrated in a free memorial event at the Town Hall in New York on Tuesday (January 13).
Classic Haden & Hall concert of 1990 to be released on new live album on impulse! label, with late jazz greats Charlie Haden and Jim Hall.