Recorded on 13 January 1956 at New York City’s Fine Sound Studios, 'Pres and Teddy' is a joy.
Recorded in 1959, Ella Fitzgerald Sings The George and Ira Gershwin Song Book is one of the greatest vocal performances of the 20th century.
The album oozes swing and helped reconnect jazz lovers with one of the finest bands of the swing era.
On 30 December 1957, Ricky rounded off a spectacular year with yet another chart entry and another of his most famous songs, 'Stood Up.'
Endlessly underrated, Hardin wrote some of the most beautiful and enduring songs of his day, including the endlessly-covered 'If I Were A Carpenter' and 'Reason To Believe.'
Charlie Byrd was sent on a diplomatic tour of South America, but what he imported back to America was more important: ‘Jazz Samba’.
Recorded over two sessions at the end of 1959, 'Gerry Mulligan Meets Ben Webster' is a saxophone tour de force and a “classic album from two jazz giants.”
Californian upright bass player, vocalist and composer Miles Mosley has returned with the funky track Brother, ahead of a full album on Verve in 2020.
One of jazz’s greatest ever singers, Anita O’Day revolutionised what it meant to be a female vocalist in a male-dominated world.
If the 'The Genius Of Coleman Hawkins' was the hors d’oeuvre then 'Coleman Hawkins Encounters Ben Webster' is the main course, one that should be in every jazz lover’s collection.
Louis Armstrong is at his best on a group of solid standards, while Oscar Peterson provides fresh tasteful backing.
If you want to luxuriate in jazz then look no further than the Bill Evans Trio and a 48-piece orchestra on Bill Evans Trio With Symphony Orchestra.
The track also appears on the artist's new album, 'True Love: A Celebration Of Cole Porter', out on 25 October.
The 'Show Boat' tune became one of the master organist's dozen appearances on the Hot 100.
Jimmy Smith’s 'The Cat' cuts through grease like fresh battery acid.