Chet Baker | The Life & Music of a Jazz Icon

Chet Baker | The Life & Music of a Jazz Icon

One of the most famous jazz musicians of all time, Chet Baker was an iconic cool jazz trumpeter and singer. We of course already included him in our round up of best trumpet players of all time, but for this article we dive deeper into his life and music.  The music...
10 of the Best Jazz Ballads

10 of the Best Jazz Ballads

Almost every classic jazz album contains at least one jazz ballad, where the artist can showcase a more expressive or sentimental side to their playing, perhaps in contrast to the rest of the set. Historically, these have often been romantic ‘torch songs’ drawn from...
The Best Cool Jazz Albums & Artists of All Time

The Best Cool Jazz Albums & Artists of All Time

The term ‘Cool Jazz’ may have been primarily introduced by journalists and record labels in 1950s America, but there’s no doubting that some of the greatest jazz musicians in history can be associated with this style. Often using detailed written...