Essential Miles Davis Albums

Miles Davis albums

The topic of best Miles Davis albums is a highly personal one, given the volume of releases in his discography, and the number of styles of jazz he was involved with. In this article we round up some of the most famous that every fan should be aware of…. Miles Davis was a jazz trumpeter, … Read more

John Coltrane Albums | Essential Jazz Listening

John Coltrane albums

An undisputed giant of the music, American saxophonist John Coltrane recorded at a regular and steady rate charting his progress with a string of classic records along the way. Here of just five of the most important and influential John Coltrane albums. Blue Train An early classic, and Coltrane’s only album for Blue Note, Blue … Read more

Eight Modern Saxophone Players

Modern saxophone players

Join us for a brief biography and résumé of eight iconic modern saxophone players from the jazz scene. Touched by the greats who came before, they’ve all gone on to forge their own individual sound on their respective instruments. Kenny Garrett (US) – alto & soprano saxophones One of the most influential alto saxophonists of … Read more

Ten of The Most Famous Jazz Drummers… EVER

Famous Drummers

Whilst the horn players at the front may get plenty of attention, almost none of the most famous jazz albums in history are complete without a drummer underpinning the music.  And, aside from forming the bedrock of the rhythm section, many have become stars and bandleaders in their own right. So, with a heavy dose … Read more