1. Angélique Kidjo to Release 'Eve' Album in January: Exclusive Song Premiere

    October 23, 2013 9:00 AM EDT The Grammy winning African artist has a busy 2014 lined up; Listen to "Eva," featuring Asa, off her upcoming album For Angélique Kidjo, "Eve" represents a fresh start. The world music icon has struck a new recording deal with 429 Records, from which a new album, "…

  2. Herbie Hancock Enlists All-Star Cast For 'Imagine Project'

    May 28, 2010 2:16 PM EDT Herbie Hancock says his forthcoming album "The Imagine Project" -- due out June 22 -- was "the hardest record I've ever made." And not just because of the music. In fact, the legendary keyboardist tells Billboard.com that actually playing the 10 tracks "was easy…

  3. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    March 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Panic At The Disco drops the glam, as well as the exclamation point, the Counting Crows balance loud with soft and the B-52s unveil their first new album in 16 years, in this week's Hot Product. The Raconteurs' second album, "Consolers of the Lonely" (Third Man/Warner Bros…

  4. Herbie Hancock Unseals 'Letters' To Joni

    August 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Herbie Hancock dives into the Joni Mitchell songbook on his new album, "River: The Joni Letters," dye Sept. 25 via Verve. Mitchell herself sings on a new version of "The Tea Leaf Prophecy," while Tina Herbie Hancock dives into the Joni Mitchell songbook on his new album, …

  5. New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival / April 28-30, 2006 / New Orleans (Fair Grounds)

    May 02, 2006 12:00 AM EDT For the 37th New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, the cherished annual roots and rock gathering that almost didn't happen, emotions were as turbulent as the floodwaters that ravaged this historic c For the 37th New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, the cherished annual roots and…

  6. Herbie Hancock Goes Beyond Jazz

    August 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Lately Herbie Hancock has been popping up in the strangest places: Internet chat rooms about Christina Aguilera and on John Mayer's Web site; at Bonnaroo in Manchester, Tenn., as the music and arts festival's first-ever artist in…

  7. Hancock Reimagines Headhunters For Summer Shows

    May 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Jazz legend Herbie Hancock has restaffed his famed Headhunters ensemble with a host of notable names and will take the band on the road for four shows this summer. Jazz legend Herbie Hancock has restaffed his famed Headhunters ensemble with a host of notable names and will take the band on…