Essential Modern Jazz Guitarists (Guide)

Looking to expand your knowledge of the contemporary music scene? Here’s our pick of some of the most famous modern jazz guitarists you should check out… From the very origins of the music firstly the banjo and then the guitar have been a feature in jazz. More portable than piano for travelling bands, and easier … Read more

Most Famous Jazz Ballads (Countdown)

Nothing beats a great jazz ballad. No jazz performance is complete without at least one, and such is the appeal of ballads there are many artists who have made a complete album of just ballad material. With many song writers and composers writing jazz ballads for albums, stage shows or films many have entered the … Read more

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