The new collection gathers up the 10-inch LPs the jazz icon released through Mercury Records and producer Norman Granz’s pre-Verve label Clef Records in the early 1950s.
This classic song found Nina Simone highlighting Black happiness and optimism in the face of the tumult and turmoil happening outside her window.
While much of 1965’s ‘Pastel Blues’ is sonically subdued, the album’s 10-minute grand finale is a tour de force.
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.
Directed by James Erskine, 'Billie' is based around 200 hours of never-before-heard interviews
The album is the aural companion to the upcoming Billie Holiday documentary directed by James Erskine.
Krall produced the album herself this May, from 2016 and 2017 sessions with her late friend and collaborator Tommy LiPuma.
'I Put a Spell On You' and 'Pastel Blues' will be out on 180-gram vinyl through Verve/UMe's Acoustic Sounds on November 6.
The 'Show Boat' tune became one of the master organist's dozen appearances on the Hot 100.
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.
Jimmy Smith’s 'The Cat' cuts through grease like fresh battery acid.
Queen Latifah can still spit hot fire as effortlessly as she belts a note. The beauty is, she’s proven she doesn’t have to choose between the two.
The single comes ahead of Krall’s forthcoming LP, ‘This Dream of You.’
The album oozes swing and helped reconnect jazz lovers with one of the finest bands of the swing era.
The new set is a combination of tender ballads and uptempo tunes interpreted in MacFarlane's much-admired style.