The influence of gospel music stretches far and wide, and the best gospel singers, too, cover a wider range of...
Ware also wrote for many of the leading names in the R&B world, including the Isley Brothers and Quincy Jones, and made many fine records in his own name.
Bassist Nathan East, who has a new Billboard jazz chart No. 1 with Reverence, has been talking about working with Eric Clapton and George Harrison.
Showcasing her new album, ‘The Order Of Time’, Valerie June storms London’s hottest new venue, the Omeara.
The first biography of soul giant Wilson Pickett, Tony Fletcher's In The Midnight Hour, is published by Oxford University Press USA on 1 February, 2017.
Blue Note jazz stylist José James is recast as a powerful contemporary R&B figurehead on Love in a Time of Madness, to be released on 24 February, 2017.
‘The Early Motown EPs Volume 2’ collects together seven of the label’s rarest, most sought-after EPs, with replica original artwork.
Performances of a new musical about disco queen Donna Summer are due to begin at La Jolla Theatre in San Diego, California in November 2017.
Isaac Hayes albums are available in available in 192/24 and 96/24 hi-res audio, as well as Mastered For iTunes formats…
Herbert Hardesty, whose tenor saxophone was a feature of countless hits for his longtime collaborator Fats Domino, died on 3 December, 2016 in Las Vegas
Producer and label owner Harry Balk, a key figure in the careers of Del Shannon, Little Willie John, Rare Earth and others, died 3 December, 2016 at 91.
Colonel Abrams, the soul hitmaker who did much to maximise the crossover appeal of house music in the 1980s, has died at the age of 67.
How well do you know legendary soul label Motown? Know your Diana’s to your Marvin’s? Test yourself with uDiscover's Motown music quiz - it's hard but fun!
Sharon Jones, the charismatic soul frontwoman with the Dap-Kings, passed away yesterday (19 November) from the pancreatic cancer she fought since 2013.
Booker T. Jones, born 12 November 2015, has been in our musical consciousness for decades, and remains in demand for both his current and classic exploits.
Adrian Younge and Ali Shaheed Muhammad’s ‘Luke Cage’ score is full of effortlessly cool grooves rooted in classic soundtracks from the Blaxsploitation era.