1. Claude Nobs, Montreux Jazz Festival Founder, Dead at 76

    January 10, 2013 8:09 PM EST Claude Nobs, the founder and general manager of the Montreux Jazz Festival, whose passion for music and artistry introduced generations of legendary musicians to international audiences on the Swiss stage, has died. He was 76. The Jazz Festival sa ...

  2. Montreux Jazz Festival Founder Claude Nobs Dies

    January 10, 2013 9:15 AM EST 0 0 0 Claude Nobs, the founder and general manager of the Montreux Jazz Festival, whose passion for music and artistry introduced generations of legendary musicians to international audiences on the Swiss stage, has died. He was 76. The Jazz Festival said ...

  3. Jack DeJohnette

    Jack DeJohnette

    6 Albums, 0 Songs

  4. Herbie Hancock Launching International Jazz Day

    March 20, 2012 10:35 AM EDT 0 0 0 Ambassador Herbie Hancock believes what the world needs is a little jazz diplomacy. The renowned jazz pianist's first major initiative since being named a UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador last July is to establish International Jazz Day to be held on ...

  5. Herbie Hancock, U.N. Ambassador, Launches International Jazz Day

    March 20, 2012 8:18 AM EDT NEW YORK (AP) - Ambassador Herbie Hancock believes what the world needs is a little jazz diplomacy. The renowned jazz pianist's first major initiative since being named a UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador last July is to establish International Jazz ...

  6. Esperanza Spalding to Record 'Radio Music Society' Album in May

    March 01, 2011 8:15 AM EST 0 0 0 Still "as surprised as you can be" by her Best New Artist win at this year's Grammy Awards, Esperanza Spalding has already scoped out her next two album projects -- even as she tours to promote 2010's "Chamber Music Society. ...

  7. Herbie Hancock To Be Feted At Revived NYC Jazz Festival

    March 01, 2010 8:48 AM EST 0 0 0 Jazz legend Herbie Hancock will be feted at a belated 70th birthday bash at Carnegie Hall that will highlight the revival of a major summer jazz festival in the Big Apple. The pianist, who turns 70 on April 12, will be joined by comedian Bill Cosby, ...

  8. Bruce Hornsby Busy With Music, Film, Broadway Musical

    July 09, 2009 10:26 AM EDT 0 0 0 A new album, a new label, a Broadway play and a cameo in a Robin Williams film are keeping multi-Grammy winning artist Bruce Hornsby busy for 2009. "Levitate," Hornsby's 12-song set, is slated for a September 15 release via Verve and ...

  9. Bruce Hornsby Busy With Music, Film, Broadway Musical

    July 09, 2009 10:24 AM EDT 0 0 0 A new album, a new label, a Broadway play and a cameo in a Robin Williams film are keeping multi-Grammy winning artist Bruce Hornsby busy for 2009. " Levitate ," Hornsby's 12-song set, is slated for a September 15 release via Verve an ...

  10. Keith Jarrett Trio Turns 25 With Tour, DVDs

    July 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Keith Jarrett Trio is celebrating its 25th anniversary with the reissue of two out-of-print concert DVDs and a short fall tour. The Keith Jarrett Trio is celebrating its 25th anniversary with the reissue of two out-of-print concert DVDs and a sh ...

  11. All That Jazz

    August 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Bruce Hornsby refuses to be counted among the pop stars trying on jazz for size. Bruce Hornsby refuses to be counted among the pop stars trying on jazz for size. "I can see why someone may want to make an album that goes down easy and why a rec ...

  12. Billboard Bits: Bruce Hornsby, Robert Wyatt, Gucci Mane

    June 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Bruce Hornsby will release his first full-length instrumental jazz album, "Camp Meeting," Aug. 7 via Legacy. Bruce Hornsby will release his first full-length instrumental jazz album, "Camp Meeting," Aug. 7 via Legacy. Joined by r ...

  13. Hornsby Broadway Bound With 'Real Life' Musical

    March 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "The Valley Road" is leading to the Great White Way, as Bruce Hornsby is adding Broadway to his already eclectic musical resume. Hornsby has been commissioned by the New York production firm Playwrigh "The Valley Road" is leading ...

  14. 05OnTV

    January 29, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Jan. 29-Feb. 4 2006. MONDAY, JAN. 29 "Today," NBC Featured Artist(s): Norah Jones (also scheduled: Bill Gates, John Bernstein). "The Electrifying Conclusion," STARZ! Cinema Featured Artist(s): Guided ...

  15. Montreux On The Record

    May 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 From the beginning of the Montreux Jazz Festival four decades ago, festival founder Claude Nobs sought to record every artist who appeared on its stages. From the beginning of the Montreux Jazz Festival four decades ago, festival founder Claude Nobs ...

  16. Sabbath, Blondie Lead Rock Hall's 2006 Class

    March 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Iconic heavy metal quartet Black Sabbath, new-wave pop crossover combo Blondie, late jazz legend Miles Davis, southern rock mainstays Lynyrd Skynyrd, notorious punk outfit the Sex Pistols and A&M Iconic heavy metal quartet Black Sabbath, new-wav ...

  17. JACK DeJOHNETTE FEATURING BILL FRISELL, "The Elephant Sleeps but Still Remembers"

    March 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Jack DeJohnette specializes in a brand of drumming that might best be described as defiantly musical, as demonstrated by everything from his early '60s work with John Coltrane... Jack DeJohnette specializes in a brand of drumming that might bes ...

  18. Davis' 'Cellar Door' Finally Due Next Month

    December 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 After several delays, Columbia/Legacy will finally issue the six-CD boxed set "Miles Davis -- The Cellar Door Sessions 1970" on Dec. 27. After several delays, Columbia/Legacy will finally issue the six-CD boxed set "Miles Davis -- The ...

  19. Jarrett Shines At Marathon New York Gig

    September 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Pianist Keith Jarrett staged his first solo concert at New York's Carnegie Hall in more than 10 years last night (Sept. 26). Pianist Keith Jarrett staged his first solo concert at New York's Carnegie Hall in more than 10 years last night ( ...

  20. Jarrett Dazzles Carnegie Hall, Will Return In Fall

    June 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Pianist Keith Jarrett played New York's Carnegie Hall for the first time in nearly two years last night (June 22) as part of the JVC Jazz Festival, backed by trusty bassist Gary Peacock and drummer Ja Pianist Keith Jarrett played New York' ...

  21. Jarrett Goes Solo Again On 'Radiance'

    April 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 For the first time in eight years, pianist Keith Jarrett returns to the live improvisational setting that has spawned some of his greatest work on the double-disc set "Radiance." For the first time in eight years, pianist Keith Jarrett ret ...

  22. Overtime

    March 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Dave Holland first gained prominence as a superb double bass player, working with, among others, Miles Davis, Chick Corea, Jack DeJohnette, Stan Getz and Joe Lovano. Dave Holland first gained prominence as a superb double bass player, working with, ...

  23. 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 ...

  24. Jarrett To Receive 2003 Polar Music Prize

    January 28, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Pianist Keith Jarrett has been selected as the 2003 winner of the Royal Swedish Academy of Music's annual Polar Music Prize. Sweden's King Carl XVI Gustaf will present the prize at a May 12 ceremony i Pianist Keith Jarrett has been selecte ...

  25. ECM Stars Choose Favorites For 'Rarum'

    May 21, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 ECM has invited its roster of artists to personally select the tracklists for individual retrospectives as part of the ":rarum" series, which bows today (May 21) with anthologies from Keith Jarrett, J ECM has invited its roster of artists ...

  26. Hancock Brings 'Future' To Clubs

    February 08, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Musical innovator Herbie Hancock will take to the road next month for a 15-date North American club tour. The trek comes in support of his latest album, "Future 2 Future," released last September by T Musical innovator Herbie Hancock will ...

  27. Herbie Hancock Rocks It Again

    September 24, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 After four decades at the keyboard, Herbie Hancock still needs to be on the cutting edge. "It's part of my nature," he insists. "I get excited when trying out new stuff, whether it be an idea or equip After four decades at the ke ...

  28. Nearness of You—The Ballad Book

    June 23, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A set of nothing but ballads might become tedious in the wrong hands, but tenor saxophonist Michael Brecker's sterling arrangements and thoughtful lines allow the music to flow with undeniable grace a A set of nothing but ballads might become t ...

  29. Flood Of Releases Mark Miles' 75th

    May 18, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Columbia/Legacy are throwing a birthday party for Miles Davis -- and they want everybody to attend. May 26 is the 75th anniversary of the late trumpeter's birth in Alton, Ill., and the label is markin Columbia/Legacy are throwing a birthday par ...