1. Maxwell and Erykah Badu / June 26, 2010 / New York (Madison Square Garden)

    June 28, 2010 3:05 PM EDT M axwell's Saturday night (June 26) concert at Madison Square Garden was also a homecoming for the R&B star, who held back tears while thanking loyal fans for making his childhood dream come true. "I came from a very simple background," said the East New York native, who…

  2. Freddie Hubbard 'Jazz Wave' Performances Unearthed

    May 07, 2009 7:03 AM EDT For his first posthumous release, famed jazz trumpeter Freddie Hubbard will resurface on June 2 with "Without a Song: Live In Europe 1969." Hubbard, who died last December at age 70, will join the ranks of Charles Mingus, Thelonious Monk with John Coltrane, and Horace Silver in a…

  3. Jazz Trumpeter Freddie Hubbard Dies

    December 29, 2008 3:14 PM EST Jazz trumpeter Freddie Hubbard, who played with legends such as John Coltrane, Ornette Coleman, McCoy Tyner, Art Blakey and Herbie Hancock, died today (Dec. 29) in Sherman Oaks, Calif. Hubbard, who had suffered a heart attack on Nov. 26, was 70. Born in Indianapolis, the artist moved to New…

  4. Jazz Artist Hilton Ruiz Dies In New Orleans

    June 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Jazzman Hilton Ruiz has died from complications following an accident in New Orleans. Ruiz had turned 54 barely a week ago. Jazzman Hilton Ruiz has died from complications following an accident in New Orleans. Ruiz had turned 54 barely a week ago. A native of Teaneck, N.J., Ruiz was widely…

  5. Vintage Hancock Albums Unearthed

    July 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Two rare Herbie Hancock albums will be released Aug. 17 via Columbia/Legacy. Two rare Herbie Hancock albums will be released Aug. 17 via Columbia/Legacy. Originally released in 1979, "VSOP Live Under the Sky" has been expanded for its maiden CD issue with 10 previously unreleased…

  6. Red Clay

    August 03, 2002 12:00 AM EDT By far the best item in Legacy's reissue series devoted to the late-'60s/ early-'70s fusion label CTI is the 1970 Freddie Hubbard disc Red Clay—which is, by the way, also the virtuosic trumpete By far the best item in Legacy's reissue series devoted to the late-'60s/…

  7. Live at the Playboy Jazz Festival

    June 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT To fully grasp the exuberance that made the late Tito Puente bigger than life and stage, it helped to witness one of his live performances. To fully grasp the exuberance that made the late Tito Puente bigger than life and stage, it helped to witness one of his live performances. Paradoxically…

  8. Etta James' 'Blue Gardenia' Blooms In August

    July 16, 2001 12:00 AM EDT More than 37 years after making her first recording with her vocal trio the Peaches, legendary vocalist Etta James will on Aug. 21 release her latest album, "Blue Gardenia." The Private Music collecti More than 37 years after making her first recording with her vocal trio the…