1. Otis Brown III & Bilal, 'The Thought Of You Part I': Exclusive Song Premiere

    July 22, 2014 12:42 PM EDT After working with the likes of Esperanza Spalding, Joe Lovano and more, Otis Brown III is taking on the spotlight. On September 23, Brown will release his debut album "The Thought of You," under a new partnership between Revive Music and ...

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  3. 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 ...

  4. Influential Jazz Drummer Paul Motian Dies In New York

    November 22, 2011 7:00 PM EST Longtime jazz drummer and composer Paul Motian (MOH'-shuhn) has died in New York City at age 80. Friend and tenor saxophonist Joe Lovano says Motian died Tuesday at a Manhattan hospital due to complications of a bone marrow disorder. Lovano h ...

  5. 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. ...

  6. Jazz Piano Legend Hank Jones Dies At 91

    May 17, 2010 5:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 Jazz pianist and composer Hank Jones , whose 70-year career included a stint as Ella Fitzgerald 's pianist and Marilyn Monroe's accompanist when she sang "Happy Birthday" to President John F. Kennedy, has died, his manager said M ...

  7. Jazz Pianist, Composer Hank Jones Dies At 91

    May 17, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Jazz pianist and composer Hank Jones, whose 70-year career included a stint as Ella Fitzgerald's pianist and Marilyn Monroe's accompanist when she sang "Happy Birthday" to President John F. Kennedy, has died, his manager said M ...

  8. 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, ...

  9. Joe Lovano Debuting New 'Folk Art' Quintet

    May 01, 2009 1:34 PM EDT 0 0 0 Grammy Award-winning saxophonist Joe Lovano will mark his 21st recording for Blue Note with the release of "Folk Art," fronting a new quintet he formed in 2008. Due May 19, the nine songs are all original Lovano compositions, the first tim ...

  10. Memories Of Montreux

    May 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 As the Montreux Jazz Festival marks its 40th anniversary June 30-July 15, Billboard asked musicians and executives for their memories of Montreux and its illustrious founder, Claude Nobs. As the Montreux Jazz Festival marks its 40th anniversary June ...

  11. 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 ...

  12. 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, ...

  13. I Have the Room Above Her

    February 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 While guitarist Bill Frisell and tenor saxophonist Joe Lovano are two of jazz's best explorers, both started as protÉgÉs of break-the-jazz-rules master drummer Paul Motian. While guitarist Bill Frisell and tenor saxophonist Joe Lovano are two o ...

  14. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week (Oct. 18-24)

    October 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV (Oct. 18-24, 2004). REMEMBERING BROTHER RAY: There was none like him and that's why an impressive selection of artists turned out to pay him tribute recently in Los Angeles. The result is the ...

  15. Tunes On TV

    October 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Oct. 18-24, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, OCT. 18 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artists: Jane Monheit, Michael Buble (also scheduled: Jimmy Carter). "Live with Regis & ...

  16. Eternal

    October 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The challenge in delivering an all-ballads instrumental CD is to entice, seduce and then sustain the listener's attention. It's no cakewalk. The challenge in delivering an all-ballads instrumental CD is to entice, seduce and then sustain t ...

  17. Land of the Sun

    September 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Bassist Charlie Haden's 2002 CD of boleros, "Nocturne," won the Grammy Award for best Latin jazz album. Bassist Charlie Haden's 2002 CD of boleros, "Nocturne," won the Grammy Award for best Latin jazz album. It was a di ...

  18. OH!

    February 01, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Who needs a leader? For this one-off quartet of guitarist John Scofield, saxophonist Joe Lovano, bassist Dave Holland, and drummer Al Foster—hence ScoLoHoFo—the whole is at least as inte Who needs a leader? For this one-off quartet of guitarist John ...

  19. Café

    May 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Brazilian expatriates Duduka Da Fonseca (drums), Nilson Matta (bass), and Romero Lubambo (guitar) have been indulging their love of samba jazz for more than 15 years, and their collective feel for the Brazilian expatriates Duduka Da Fonseca (drums), ...

  20. Marsalis Leads Playboy Jazz Lineup

    March 01, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Wynton Marsalis leads the star-studded lineup for the 24th annual Playboy Jazz Festival, to be held June 15-16 at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles. On the first day of the event, Marsalis will perfor Wynton Marsalis leads the star-studded lineup fo ...

  21. Nocturne

    May 26, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Bass hero Charlie Haden has lately become a master of the jazz mood album—in the best sense of that phrase. Bass hero Charlie Haden has lately become a master of the jazz mood album—in the best sense of that phrase. Whether it's albums with Qua ...