The lyrical honesty and varied instrumentation of the singer-songwriter makes for great songs that are far more complex than first meets the ear.
Far from an exhaustive list of the best jazz books of all time, these are 20 essential title for newcomers and long-term aficionados to seek out.
A generous offering for the holidays, the ‘A Motown Christmas’ album includes seasonal classics from Stevie, Smokey, The Supremes, and Jackson 5.
Revealing just how she feels about the holidays, ‘A Very Special Season’ is a heartfelt Christmas album from Motown legend Diana Ross.
A reminder that no one does diverse like Van Morrison, the ‘Versatile’ album dove deep into the jazz music that fired him up as a young man in Belfast.
‘Rid Of Me’ was a mix of autobiography and gothic play-acting, but it coalesced into an authentically visceral howl.
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'Shout' became the group's fourth Top 5 UK hit in two years and went on to top the Billboard Hot 100.
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The Game’s best songs are the product of a fearless rapper from Compton who has never stopped pitting himself against the world.
Blue Note president Don Was talks about his love affair with jazz’s most iconic record label, and following in Alfred Lion and Francis Wolff’s footsteps.
Tracing their entire career, these Beastie Boys photos capture the group as hardcore punks, 70s throwbacks and “appropriately” attired jazz cats.
Their final album together – though not their closing chapter – ‘The Visitors’ broke rank with the past and brought the news that ABBA fans feared.
Remembering when Motown’s most successful female act and the label’s biggest male group came together on album.