Writer, conductor, arranger and musician Jack Feierman, who played in Count Basie's band and worked with Frank Sinatra and many others, has died at 91.
Trumpeter John Chilton, a longtime favourite on the British jazz scene as the leader of his band the Feetwarmers, died on Thursday (25 February) at 83.
London's V&A Museum will host an exhibition about the positive impact of LSD on 1960s youth culture, featuring The Beatles, Hendrix, Floyd and others.
Jake Bugg has announced his return with his third studio album On My One, out on 17 June on Virgin EMI. Listen to the first single 'Gimme The Love' here.
A 78 rpm Beatles disc featuring 'Till There Was You,' cut before their national breakthrough is to be sold at auction in March.
Mark Knopfler, Peter Frampton, Hank Marvin and Bruce Welch are among the guests on Shadowing John Barry by Brian Bennett, longtime drummer with the Shadows.
Last night's BRIT awards was a global affair, with Justin Bieber, Björk and Tame Impala receiving statues, while The Weeknd, Drake and Rihanna performed.
Graeme Thomson's Cowboy Song, a biography of the late Thin Lizzy frontman Phil Lynott, is published today (25 February) by Constable.
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
Country Music Hall of Famer Sonny James, who scored 22 No. 1 country hits between 1956-1974 including 16 in a row, died 22 February of natural causes.
Magic Shop, the New York studio where David Bowie secretly recorded his final album Blackstar and its predecessor The Next Day, is to close in March 2016.
Somethin' Else, the band featuring Bobby Cochran, nephew of rock 'n' roll original Eddie Cochran, are embarking on a European tour this month and next.
The movie thriller Blood Orange, featuring Iggy Pop in his first starring role, has secured a UK distribution deal for spring, according to screendaily.com.
Michael Bradley, bassist with late 1970s new wavers the Undertones, has his autobiography Teenage Kicks: My Life As An Undertone out via Omnibus this month.
Jukebox manufacturers Sound Leisure have revealed the first commercially available vinyl-playing jukebox in 20 years, available in the summer.