Top Songs & Albums Jazz

... read more Jazz has been called America's classical music, and for good reason. Along with the blues, its forefather, it is one of the first truly indigenous musics to develop in America, yet its unpredictable, risky ventures into improvisation gave it critical cache with scholars that the blues lacked. At the outset, jazz was dance music, performed by...

Key songs

Miles Davis
Flamenco Sketches
Ornette Coleman
Broad Way Blues
Norah Jones
Come Away With Me
Max Roach
Driva' Man
Coleman Hawkins
Through For The Night (Album Version)

Key artists

Miles Davis
Louis Armstrong
Duke Ellington
John Coltrane
Ella Fitzgerald