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.
A pioneer of the bossa nova genre, João Gilberto blended traditional samba music and with modern jazz in the late '50s.
The show was professionally recorded with a view to possible commercial release but, after those plans were forgotten, the tape sat in the vaults for 58 years.
An essential introduction to jazz for beginners, these 20 albums offer a guide to jazz that traces the music’s development over the 50s and 60s.
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.
Eleven of the best Great American Songbook recordings by jazz musicians who improvised unique journeys around the songs and their wonderful melodies.
From The Beatles to The Rolling Stones, Queen to Sex Pistols, Billie Holiday to Bob Marley – and more – uDiscover Music looks at the best box sets of 2017.
Three jazz greats are newly commemorated with USM's 8 December 2017 release of three Verve collections by Billie Holiday, Dinah Washington and Stan Getz.
13 classic jazz albums that you've probably never heard, but certainly should have.
Norman Granz and the Jazz at the Philharmonic concerts made Jazz, Black AND White and changed the face of modern music
Mose Allison, who has died at the age of 89, was a huge presence in jazz and blues, but his influence was also greatly felt in the rock and pop arena.
Available for the first time five classic Stan Getz albums in a budget priced box set
It's one of the most iconic names in music and Jazz in particular. Verve Records is 60 this year and a wonderful array of music is coming your way
Horace Silver and Art Blakey were an essential ingredient in the development of hard bop…they were Jazz messengers.
There are 23 keys on a saxophone… so here are 23 of the greatest sax tracks featuring the very best saxophonists
Here’s the acclaimed jazz pianist Robert Glasper in action with his trio at Capitol Studios, performing ‘Stella By Starlight' from their 'Covered' album.