‘There’s such a deep emotionality to those lyrics, especially after the year we’ve all been through.’
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.
The second instalment in the Jazz Loves Disney Series, Jazz Loves Disney 2: A Kind Of Magic is set to be released in November 2017
John Scheinfeld’s Chasing Trane: The John Coltrane Documentary will be released on DVD and Blu-ray 17 November 2017, with exclusive bonus features.
Two months short of its tenth anniversary, Verve Records/UMe releases The Very Best of Diana Krall on vinyl for the first time on 28 July 2017.
Uprising is Miles Mosley’s debut album, and features the West Coast Get Down. We caught up with Miles and he explained the notion behind the collective.
13 classic jazz albums that you've probably never heard, but certainly should have.
According to Mel Torme 'She was the best singer on the planet.' She is, of course, Ella Fitzgerald.
In Ella Fitzgerald’s centenary year there are many exciting things planned in celebration, including exhibitions, new releases, tributes and concerts
Norman Granz and the Jazz at the Philharmonic concerts made Jazz, Black AND White and changed the face of modern music
Diana Krall will begin a world tour at the State Theatre in Minneapolis on 2 June, 2017, in support of her new studio album, due on Verve on 5 May.
Buddy Bregman, born in Chicago 1950 went on to play a key role in the formation of Verve Records in 1950, working with Ella, Louis, and Bing among others.
At Charlie Parker's last session in December 1954 he recorded a Cole Porter classic, three months later he was dead
Louis Armstrong and Ella Fitzgerald are widely considered as jazz's greatest duets. Norman Granz (Verve Records) was the astute man who put them together.
A double CD of unreleased Charlie Parker, the Unheard Bird is a jazz lover's dream…
Featuring 5 Bill Evans classic Verve era recordings, made between 1964 and 1969 all housed in mini LP sleeves