From its origins in the Roaring 20s, to a heyday in the 30s and beyond, big band jazz has produced some of the best jazz bandleaders of all time.
The new collection features 55 songs making their worldwide digital debut and includes two Peggy Lee compositions, 'Don’t Be So Mean To Baby' and iI Don’t Know Enough About You.'.
Peggy Lee’s legacy continues to influence new generations of singers. “We can all learn from her,” says Lee scholar Dr. Tish Oney.
The jazz singer from Jamestown, North Dakota was known for her unique stage persona and hit singles that defined her career.
The virtual exhibit spans many of Lee's career milestones and accomplishments with a variety of never-before-seen rare artefacts.
The 22-track compilation, which celebrates the centennial of the legendary jazz and pop vocalist, includes her previously-unreleased recording of ‘Try A Little Tenderness’.
As it stands, the ultra-eclectic playlist includes tracks from artists ranging from Erykah Badu to Tame Impala, Jessie Ware, Peggy Lee and Talk Talk.
The 100th anniversary of Lee's birth will be marked with music releases, exhibitions, events, special programming and high-profile tributes and concerts.
The new collection includes classic tracks from Doris Day, Louis Prima, Nina Simone, and many others.
The release will follow a 2 November special in SiriusXM’s Siriusly Sinatra channel, featuring interviews with co-writer and producer Mike Stoller among others.
Today there’s not a person in the world who does not associate 'What A Wonderful World' with Louis Armstrong. Read about its recording and Armstrong's final days.
‘Lights Out’ focuses on the last broadcast of Cole’s variety show on 17 December 1957, when the jazz giant famously declared: ‘Madison Avenue is afraid of the dark”.
A look at the life of the much-travelled, Philadelphia-born musician with the superior resumé.
Released on 21 October, the two ‘Joyful Jazz! Christmas With Verve’ collections are the perfect soundtracks to cold evenings by the fire.
Maria Muldaur, best-known for her hit ‘Midnight At The Oasis’, is continuing her intensive US touring without a hint of “anything resembling retirement”.
The great jazz vocal stylist Peggy Lee will be celebrated by USM’s release of the 3CD/1DVD package ‘Peggy Lee – Live In London’ on December 4.