1. Cassandra Wilson

    Cassandra Wilson

    15 Albums, 3 Songs

    • Blue Skies
    • Live [Video]
    • Traveling Miles
    • Another Country
    • New Moon Daughter
    • She Who Weeps
    • Silver Pony
  2. Germany's ECHO Jazz Award Winners Announced

    April 18, 2012 12:57 PM EDT The 81 year-old German composer, orchestra chief and conductor Claus Ogermann will be awarded with the German ECHO Jazz Lifetime Achievement Award 2012. He worked with Frank Sinatra, Antonio Carlos Jobim and Diana Krall. Further internationally no ...

  3. Prince Rolls Out 'Welcome 2 America' Tour Dates

    October 26, 2010 12:56 PM EDT 0 0 0 P rince will kick off his Welcome 2 America tour with a string of arena dates in New York and New Jersey, marking his first run of East Coast shows since 2004. The pop-funk legend, who announced the trek's first five dates this week, will begin ...

  4. Prince Announces 'Welcome 2 America' Tour

    October 14, 2010 7:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 P rince held a press conference at Harlem's Apollo Theater to announce "Welcome 2 America," a forthcoming tour beginning in December 2010. The pop legend will perform and play master of ceremonies at each show, which will feature arti ...

  5. Prince Announces 'Welcome 2 America' Tour

    October 14, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Prince held a press conference at Harlem's Apollo Theater in New York to announce "Welcome 2 America," a forthcoming tour beginning in December 2010. The pop legend will perform and play master of ceremonies at each show, which will ...

  6. Carlos Santana Proposes to Drummer Girlfriend Onstage

    July 12, 2010 12:28 PM EDT 0 0 0 C arlos Santana is smooth: The guitar god has gotten engaged after proposing onstage to his girlfriend, drummer Cindy Blackman. The proposal came during a tour stop Friday (July 9) in Tinley Park, Ill., outside Chicago. His representatives say he po ...

  7. Billboard Bits: T.I., The Jam, Whitney Houston, Beck, Kandi Burruss And More

    January 19, 2010 5:24 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip every afternoon. Atlanta raper T.I ., who was released to a halfway house less than a month ago after serving seven months in prison on a gun charge, is back in the studio ...

  8. Alyssa Graham

    February 24, 2009 6:14 PM EST 0 0 0 Over the last decade, as Alyssa Graham traveled through Brazil, India, China and Europe, she saw dozens of local performances and soaked in different musical cultures. The singer's adventurous spirit also helps explain why she decided to leave ...

  9. Stars Salute Neil Diamond At MusiCares Event

    February 07, 2009 12:02 PM EST 0 0 0 Good times never seemed so good for Neil Diamond as they did last night (Feb. 6). The pop icon was named MusiCares Person of the Year at the annual fundraiser for the charity, which helps musicians who have fallen on hard times. "This is a grea ...

  10. Jones Hits The Big Screen With Law, Portman

    November 12, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Norah Jones will make her crossover to film in 2008 as the star of Chinese director Wong Kar Wai's new film, "My Blueberry Nights." Norah Jones will make her crossover to film in 2008 as the star of Chinese director Wong Kar Wai' ...

  11. Billboard Bits: SummerStage, Grateful Dead, Music Nation

    May 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Ticketed benefit concerts from Rufus Wainwright and the Black Crowes have been added to the schedule for New York's Central Park SummerStage, joining a previously announced slate that includes Joss St Ticketed benefit concerts from Rufus Wainwr ...

  12. Common, Decemberists Set For Summerstage Shows

    April 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Common, the Decemberists, Television, Neko Case and Cassandra Wilson are among the headliners for the 2007 season of New York's Central Park Summerstage. The series will open June 15 with jazz vocalis Common, the Decemberists, Television, Neko ...

  13. Bjork, Prince Lead Joni Mitchell Tribute Disc

    December 21, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Bjork, Prince, James Taylor and Elvis Costello are among the artists who have recorded covers for "A Tribute to Joni Mitchell," due in the spring via Nonesuch. The 12-track set also boasts contributio Bjork, Prince, James Taylor and Elvis ...

  14. 25OnTV

    June 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for June 19-25, 2006. MONDAY, JUNE 19 "Imus in the Morning," MSNBC Featured artist(s): Dwight Yoakam. "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artist(s): Corinne Bailey Rae (also scheduled: Nicole Richie). & ...

  15. Wilson Summons 'Thunder' With Burnett

    February 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Jazz vocalist Cassandra Wilson will release her next album, "Thunderbird," April 4 via Blue Note. Jazz vocalist Cassandra Wilson will release her next album, "Thunderbird," April 4 via Blue Note. The project marks her first colla ...

  16. Marsalis, City Workers To Drop Ball in NYC

    December 30, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Workers from city agencies that joined in the Hurricane Katrina relief efforts, along with New Orleans jazz trumpeter Wynton Marsalis, will serve as the guests of honor at the annual New Year's Eve ba Workers from city agencies that joined in t ...

  17. Dead Prez's M1 Readies Solo Debut

    December 06, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 M1 of revered rap duo dead prez is prepping the release of his solo debut, "Confidential." M1 of revered rap duo dead prez is prepping the release of his solo debut, "Confidential." Due March 8 through Koch and Sotti Records, the ...

  18. Jazz Artists Pitch In For Hurricane Relief

    October 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Nov. 22 Blue Note release "Higher Ground" will feature highlights from Jazz at Lincoln Center's Hurricane Katrina benefit concert. The Nov. 22 Blue Note release "Higher Ground" will feature highlights from Jazz at Lincol ...

  19. Katrina Benefits Set For N.Y., Minneapolis

    September 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 New Orleans musicians such as Dr. John, Allen Toussaint and Ivan Neville will perform at the benefit concert Soul to Soul: From the Heart of New York City to the Heart of New Orleans. New Orleans musicians such as Dr. John, Allen Toussaint and Ivan ...

  20. M.I.A., MC5 To Visit New York's SummerStage

    May 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 M.I.A., the MC5 and Coheed & Cambria are among the acts confirmed to play free shows as part of New York's Central Park SummerStage. M.I.A., the MC5 and Coheed & Cambria are among the acts confirmed to play free shows as part of New Yor ...

  21. Billboard Bits: Wilson, DeGraw, Steel Pulse

    March 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on Cassandra Wilson, DeGraw, Steel Pulse Cassandra Wilson, the singer largely responsible for leading vocal jazz into the future, is in Los Angeles recording her sixth album for Blue Note with T-Bone Burnett producing. Wilson is writing new mat ...

  22. Glamoured

    October 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 During the past decade, Cassandra Wilson has become jazz's premier singer by pursuing a more expansive view of the idiom. During the past decade, Cassandra Wilson has become jazz's premier singer by pursuing a more expansive view of the id ...

  23. Tunes On TV

    September 29, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Sept. 29-Oct. 5, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, SEPT. 29 "Making the Video," MTV Featured Artist: Pink ("Trouble") "Monday Night Football," ABC Featured Artists: V ...

  24. Wilson Embraces The 'Glamour'

    September 27, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 With her 1993 Blue Note album "Blue Light 'Til Dawn," Cassandra Wilson blazed a trail that inspired jazz vocalists to tap into the popular music they grew up with while also paying heed to earlier tra With her 1993 Blue Note album &qu ...

  25. Meshell Jazzed Up For All-Star Verve Set

    August 27, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Meshell Ndegeocello has assembled a cast of leading jazz artists -- including Cassandra Wilson, Kenny Garrett, Jack DeJohnette, Don Byron, Wallace Roney, Neal Evans and Layla Hathaway -- for a new alb Meshell Ndegeocello has assembled a cast of lead ...

  26. Labels Rolling Out A Bounty Of 'Blues'

    July 01, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The U.S. Congress has declared 2003 "the year of the blues," and Sony Legacy and Universal Music Enterprises (UME) are rolling out a flood of releases tied to the fall PBS series "Martin Scorsese Pres The U.S. Congress has declared 20 ...

  27. Spike Lee Film Music Takes Center Stage

    June 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Spike Lee's artistic vision isn't just what he sees, but what he hears: And in a new multimedia show called "The Movie Music of Spike Lee and Terence Blanchard," which makes its first U.S. stop in Phi Spike Lee's artistic vi ...

  28. Salt

    May 24, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Newcomer Lizz Wright has three things in common with Grammy Award-winning Norah Jones: She is a photogenic, atypical jazz artist signed to a signature jazz imprint. Newcomer Lizz Wright has three things in common with Grammy Award-winning Norah Jone ...

  29. Montreux Packs Schedule For 37th Jazz Fest

    May 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The jazz of Diane Schuur and George Benson, the pop of Craig David and Jamiroquai, the modern rock of Radiohead and the Flaming Lips, and the classic rock of Van Morrison and Jethro Tull will be on di The jazz of Diane Schuur and George Benson, the ...

  30. Thompson Takes 'Old Kit Bag' On The Road

    March 24, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Veteran singer/songwriter Richard Thompson will kick off a U.S. tour April 21 in Boulder, Colo. Scheduled dates last through a May 25 show in Groveland, Calif., with more expected. Veteran singer/songwriter Richard Thompson will kick off a U.S. tour ...

  31. Diverse Artists On Board AIDS Benefit Bill

    October 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Cassandra Wilson, Stephanie Mills, and Rahsaan Patterson are among the artists who will participate in You Rock My Soul, a benefit concert for the Gay Men's Health Crisis (GMHC). Cassandra Wilson, Stephanie Mills, and Rahsaan Patterson are amon ...

  32. Hill, Roots, Marsalis Set For JVC Jazz Festival

    April 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Hip-hop artists Lauryn Hill and the Roots will join jazz stars Cassandra Wilson and Wynton Marsalis as part of the lineup for New York's JVC Jazz Festival. The annual concert series, which runs June 1 Hip-hop artists Lauryn Hill and the Roots w ...

  33. Belly of the Sun

    March 30, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Mississippi-reared/New York City-residing modern jazz songstress Cassandra Wilson returned home for the recording of her new album—and for very good reason. Mississippi-reared/New York City-residing modern jazz songstress Cassandra Wilson returned h ...

  34. NYC Jazz Benefit Planned

    November 26, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Jazz Alliance International (JAI), the jazz industry's non-profit trade group, will host "Made in America" Dec. 5 at New York's Town Hall as a benefit for victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. Du Jazz Alliance International ...

  35. Update: Stars Honor Michael Jackson In New York

    September 08, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A who's who of the entertainment industry showed up last night (Sept. 7) in New York to honor Michael Jackson and celebrate the 30th anniversary of his solo career. The concert, Jackson's first perfor Michael Jackson's 30-year career ...

  36. Jackson Tribute Adds Destiny, Liza, Monica

    July 25, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 R&B acts Destiny's Child and Monica, along with legendary performer Liza Minnelli, have been added to the lineup for the upcoming Michael Jackson tribute concerts at New York's Madison Square Gard R&B acts Destiny's Child and ...

  37. Joe Henry's 'Scar' Poised To Make A Mark

    April 18, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Singer/songwriter Joe Henry opens a provocative chapter of his career with the help of an eclectic cast of musicians -- including such top jazz talents as the legendary Ornette Coleman -- on his new Singer/songwriter Joe Henry opens a provocative ch ...

  38. Joe Henry's 'Scar' Poised To Make A Mark

    April 18, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Singer/songwriter Joe Henry opens a provocative chapter of his career with the help of an eclectic cast of musicians -- including such top jazz talents as the legendary Ornette Coleman -- on his new a Singer/songwriter Joe Henry opens a provocative ...

  39. Browne, Rucker, Others Tapped For Benefit

    February 16, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Jackson Browne, Hootie & the Blowfish's Darius Rucker, former Police drummer Steward Copeland, and singer/songwriter Michelle Shocked are among the artists participating in the Vinx & Friends Jackson Browne, Hootie & the Blowfish� ...