‘There’s such a deep emotionality to those lyrics, especially after the year we’ve all been through.’
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.
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.
On August 15, 1956 one of the jazz events of the decade took place, a concert that has been immortalized on record as Jazz at The Hollywood Bowl.
“Few artists have made such an impact on the music of an era as Charlie Parker did in shaping the sounds of the 20th century", says UMe President and CEO, Bruce Resnikoff.
Norman Granz was one of the most important figures in jazz music, a behind-the-scenes player that transformed the genre.
‘A Day With Satchmo’ captures a 1957 session between Louis Armstrong and Oscar Peterson, featuring every take and every minute of recording.
On 23 July 1966, jazz organ genius Jimmy Smith had a lesser-known UK chart entry on the EP countdown with 'Swinging With The Incredible Jimmy Smith,' featuring 'Hobo Flats.'
The set was completed a month before Heath's death on 19 January and crowns his remarkable 76-year career.
Despite his relatively young age, he had a recording career that spanned a remarkable 50 years.
With the help of The Beatles' producer, Ella turned their recent No. 1 into a big band gem for Verve Records.
It will be published in September by Z2 Comics, just after the 100th anniversary of Parker's birth on 29 August.
From the Blues to bossa nova and calypsos to carols she imbued all with her unique voice. Ella Fitzgerald will live forever…