Jazz

  1. Norah Keeps Bad Boys At Bay

    March 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST "Feels Like Home" from Norah Jones scores a fifth straight week atop The Billboard 200, staving off a hearty bow from a CD/DVD commemorating the 10th anniversary of Bad Boy Records. "Feels Like Home" from Norah Jones scores a f ...

  2. Wynton Marsalis Quartet

    March 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Virtuoso trumpeter/composer turns in his Blue Note debut, his first ensemble CD in five years and arguably his finest jazz hour to date. Virtuoso trumpeter/composer turns in his Blue Note debut, his first ensemble CD in five years and arguably his ...

  3. Norah Holds 1-2 Punch On Euro Album Chart

    March 11, 2004 12:00 AM EST For the second straight week, Norah Jones' two Blue Note/Parlophone releases have a lock on the top two positions on European Top 100 Albums. For the second straight week, Norah Jones' two Blue Note/Parlophone releases have a lock on the ...

  4. Norah Holds 1-2 Punch On Euro Album Chart

    March 11, 2004 12:00 AM EST For the second straight week, Norah Jones' two Blue Note/Parlophone releases have a lock on the top two positions on European Top 100 Albums. For the second straight week, Norah Jones' two Blue Note/Parlophone releases have a lock on the ...

  5. The Indies

    March 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST Forte Distribution plans to address a hunger for music among older jazz, classical and world-music listeners. Forte Distribution plans to address a hunger for music among older jazz, classical and world-music listeners. News ...

  6. Jazz Notes

    March 05, 2004 12:00 AM EST Heads Up International highlights South Africa's jazz scene with its "Africa Straight Ahead" compilation. Heads Up International highlights South Africa's jazz scene with its "Africa Straight Ahead" compilation. News ...

  7. Jones Claims Euro Double

    March 04, 2004 12:00 AM EST Norah Jones completes a remarkable double on European Top 100 Albums with her two Blue Note/Parlophone sets, holding at No. 1 with "Feels Like Home" while climbing back 3-2 with its forerunner, "Come Norah Jones completes a remarkab ...

  8. Jones Claims Euro Double

    March 04, 2004 12:00 AM EST Norah Jones completes a remarkable double on European Top 100 Albums with her two Blue Note/Parlophone sets, holding at No. 1 with "Feels Like Home" while climbing back 3-2 with its forerunner, "Come Norah Jones completes a remarkab ...

  9. Blue Note Signs Anita Baker

    March 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST Blue Note Records has signed R&B chanteuse Anita Baker to an exclusive recording contract that will result in at least two albums. Bruce Lundvall, president/CEO of EMI Jazz & Classics, signed Blue Note Records has signed R&B ch ...

  10. Jazz Notes

    March 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST Heads Up International highlights South Africa's jazz scene with its "Africa Straight Ahead" compilation. Heads Up International highlights South Africa's jazz scene with its "Africa Straight Ahead" compilation. News ...

  11. Verve Pens New Partnership With A.T. Cross

    February 27, 2004 12:00 AM EST The Verve Music Group (VMG) is launching the Verve Pen Collection in partnership with the A.T. Cross Company. The pen's design is said to be inspired by the recordings of such classic VMG artists as N The Verve Music Group (VMG) is launching ...

  12. Sources: Bidders Lining Up For Fantasy Records

    February 27, 2004 12:00 AM EST Jazz/rock/soul indie on auction block. Jazz/rock/soul indie on auction block. News ...

  13. Sales/Label Vet Launches Indie Distributor

    February 25, 2004 12:00 AM EST Forte Distribution LLC, a new independent distribution firm, will ship its first releases in March. The New York-based company is headed by Jack DeSalvo, who has previously served as a sales and label Forte Distribution LLC, a new independent dist ...

  14. Rounder Signs Madeleine Peyroux

    February 25, 2004 12:00 AM EST Jazz singer had critically hailed debut 'Dreamland.' Jazz singer had critically hailed debut 'Dreamland.' News ...

  15. Prince Set To Tour, But Label Is Up In The Air

    February 24, 2004 12:00 AM EST Prince next month will embark on his first major tour in six years. He also has a new album, "Musicology," but a label deal remains up in the air. Prince next month will embark on his first major tour in six years. He also has a new albu ...

  16. Jones At 'Home' On European Chart Summit

    February 19, 2004 12:00 AM EST Just as in the U.S., Norah Jones' "Feels Like Home" (Blue Note/Parlophone) has a massive first week to debut atop European Top 100 Albums. Its predecessor "Come Away With Me" also moves up 8-4 in its Just as in the U.S. , ...

  17. Jazz Notes

    February 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST The 31st International Assn. for Jazz Education confab attracts more than 8,000 people. The 31st International Assn. for Jazz Education confab attracts more than 8,000 people. News ...

  18. Junior Brown Inks With Telarc

    February 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST Guitarist Junior Brown has signed with Telarc International, which will release his first new album in three years in August. Guitarist Junior Brown has signed with Telarc International, which will release his first new album in three years in Aug ...

  19. Monheit Inks With Sony Classical

    February 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST Jane Monheit has signed with Sony Classical. The 26-year-old jazz singer is recording an album for a fall release. The set will be prodcued by Al Schmitt (Barbra Streisand, Celine Dion, Diana Krall, J Jane Monheit has signed with Sony Classical. T ...

  20. Global Pulse

    February 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST Virgin Records Belgium considers a global plan for 14-year-old sensation Junior Jazz. Virgin Records Belgium considers a global plan for 14-year-old sensation Junior Jazz. News ...

  21. Eagle Vision Inks Deal For Montreux Catalog

    February 04, 2004 12:00 AM EST Indie to package and release jazz fest's archives. Indie to package and release jazz fest's archives. News ...

  22. Global Pulse

    February 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST The U.K. begins to embrace young jazz-inflected artists like Michael bublé. The U.K. begins to embrace young jazz-inflected artists like Michael bublé. News Michael Bublé , Michael Bubl ...

  23. Brauner, Tirado Join CAA In New York

    January 27, 2004 12:00 AM EST Norah Jones, others move with them. Norah Jones, others move with them. News Norah Jones ...

  24. Big Band Trombonist Bernhart Dies at 77

    January 27, 2004 12:00 AM EST Milt Bernhart, a big band trombonist known for his solo on Frank Sinatra's "I've Got You Under My Skin," has died of complications of congestive heart failure. He was 77. Milt Bernhart, a big band trombonist known for his solo ...

  25. Jazz Notes

    January 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST Forward-thinking, genre-bending violinist/composer Jenny Scheinman this week releases "Shalagaster," her second superb disc on John Zorn's Tzadik imprint. Forward-thinking, genre-bending violinist/composer Jenny Scheinman this week ...

  26. Jazz Notes

    January 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST Forward-thinking, genre-bending violinist/composer Jenny Scheinman this week releases "Shalagaster," her second superb disc on John Zorn's Tzadik imprint. Forward-thinking, genre-bending violinist/composer Jenny Scheinman this week ...

  27. The Beat

    January 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Pink is ready to jump into her first full-blown headlining tour in March. "I can't wait!," she tells Billboard. Also: NARAS' Merit Award, Norah Jones' new album and VH1's songwriters panel. Pink is ready to jump into ...

  28. The Beat

    January 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Pink is ready to jump into her first full-blown headlining tour in March. "I can't wait!," she tells Billboard. Also: NARAS' Merit Award, Norah Jones' new album and VH1's songwriters panel. Pink is ready to jump into ...

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