They may not have played the same kinds of music but there were some spiritual links to their outputs.
Have a jolly Christmas with Magical Mystery Mix’s latest Xmas Jazz mix.
Watch this awesome take on Ornette Coleman and how he shaped jazz music as we know it today.
Stream two cool videos about Jamiroquai’s Virtual Insanity – one about music theory and one about cartoon penguins.
Ella’s recently discovered Berlin tapes demonstrated her style and dynamism at her prime in 1962.
Jahari Massamba Unit is the new collaboration between Madlib and Karriem Riggins. Here’s more about their new album, Pardon My French.
Arthur “LA” Buckner chronicles the life and influences of Charlie Parker on jazz and music history.
There’s cool and there’s Sammy Davis Jr. cool. Here he is jamming on the drums and the vibraphone with his band.
Adam Neely discusses the legacy of Miles Davis’s experience with police brutality in 1959 and it’s connection to Black Lives Matter.
Thijsenterprise returns with ‘Snits’, a punky jazz EP with raw drums, dirty basslines, and spontaneous melodies connect the dots between hip hop, punk, and jazz.
Can a neural network trained on John Coltrane’s jazz make a good album? Dadabots gave it a try with ‘Outerhelios’.
Jazzcat’s Astral traveling 01 and 02 mixes feature jazz from the likes of Lonnie Liston Smith, Rotary Connection, Placebo and plenty more.
Is ‘the worst jazz solo of all time’ really the worst jazz solo of all time? Adam Neely’s brilliant critique might change your mind.
When one of the greatest pianists of all time gives you advice, you listen. Here are Chick Corea’s 16 steps to playing music in a group.
I love an album list with creativity and Glenn Kelly made a great one in the name of jazz.
They will also be joined by Lauryn Hill, Gladys Knight, and Jamie Cullum.
Just over an hour of underground 70s French jazz from the likes of Michel Sardaby, Brigitte Fontaine, Jean Luc Ponty, and Henri Texier.
The Jazz FM Awards have announced the iconic jazz label and its president will be presented with the PPL Lifetime Achievement Award at this year’s ceremony. Blue Note Records will celebrate their 80th birthday in style with a lifetime achievement award for themselves and their president, Don Was. The label is home to the likes of Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Thelonious Monk, …
Jazz fan Natalie Weiner launched a blog called The 1959 Project with day-to-day looks at the genre’s most famous year. When researching for my final year dissertation, Ted Gioia’s The History of Jazz was a valuable tome and it helped (I got a First for the dissertation). Jazz history is fascinating and enriching when you travel …
78 minutes of Japanese jazz from the 70’s including rare groove, jazz fusion, drum breaks, and more.