Topic: jazz

The only known soundtrack by John Coltrane was for a Quebec film — and now you can listen to it

The legendary saxophonist recorded the music for filmmaker Gilles Groulx's Le chat dans le sac 55 years ago.

40 facts about the Montreal International Jazz Festival on its 40th anniversary

Did you know that Wilson Pickett once did a 60-minute encore in his dressing gown?

Queering the Canadian music industry

How Rae Spoon, Witch Prophet and other LGBTQ2SIA artists are radically reimagining the business of music.

Here's what you'll find on CBC Music's new website

We're excited to show you our brand new website revamp.

Meet Tao-Ming Lau, the woman changing the face of Canadian music

How the 'music business nerd' went from working at major labels to making space for marginalized artists.

Fan stuns Michael Bublé with impromptu performance of 'Fly me to the Moon'

Watch the fan slay Sinatra's 1954 hit.

Everything you need to know about Don Shirley, the subject of Oscar contender Green Book

The controversial film starring Mahershala Ali tells the story of a classical and jazz prodigy and his unlikely friendship with his driver.

In memoriam: A tribute to the musicians who left us in 2018

A salute to the talented, inspiring, groundbreaking artists who passed on this year.

Our favourite Canadian albums of 2018

Drake, the Sorority, Bonjay, Charlotte Day Wilson, Milk & Bone and more are on our minds as we end the year in music.

Amid retirement rumours, Michael Bublé prepares to release comeback album, Love

In a recent Daily Mail interview, Bublé hinted — jokingly? — at calling it quits.

Shawn Mendes, BadBadNotGood, Nikki Yanofsky and more: songs you need to hear this week

Here are seven new Canadian tracks that grabbed our attention this week.

Watch Busty and the Bass' soulful dance party at this year's CBC Music Festival

The Montreal band brings their latest album, Uncommon Good, to the CBC Music Festival stage.

A jazz lover's guide to the 2018 Montreal International Jazz Festival

Running from June 28 to July 7, this year's festival offers plenty of attractions for jazz enthusiasts.

Frazey Ford, Witch Prophet and more: Songs you need to hear this week

Check out new songs by Witch Prophet, falcxne, Lou Phelps and a cover by Frazey Ford.

The convergence of jazz and hip-hop, from Louis Armstrong to Kendrick Lamar

A brief history of two genres that owe a lot to each other's success.

Incredible portraits of 12 unsung black music pioneers

From Portia White and Geeshie Wiley to Gertrue "Ma" Rainey and the Mills Brothers, 12 black music pioneers we need to know.

10 Canadian albums to look forward to in 2018

From Bahamas to Laila Biali, we preview some of the most anticipated albums of 2018.

10 outstanding Canadian jazz albums of 2017

With artists releasing records from coast to coast, homegrown jazz was alive and well this year.

25 best Canadian albums of the year

Counting down the best Canadian albums of 2016.

Preservation Hall Jazz Band's Ben Jaffe: 5 songs that changed my life

We talked to the band's creative director about five songs that changed his life.