1. John Medeski

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  2. Sony Classical Relaunching OKeh Records Jazz Imprint

    January 11, 2013 3:06 PM EST Sony Classical is relaunching historic OKeh Records as its primary jazz imprint. The imprint will be part of Sony Masterworks in the U.S., Sony Classical's domestic branch. Overseeing OKeh will be Chuck Mitchell, senior VP at Sony Masterworks ...

  3. Backbeat: Bill Cosby Helms His Last Playboy Jazz Festival

    June 18, 2012 12:45 PM EDT Hugh Hefner, who just celebrated his 86th birthday, answers questions backstage. (Photo: Gail Mitchell) Wearing a white shirt emblazoned with the phrases "30 ½ years" on the back and "thank you" on the sleeves, comedian Bill Co ...

  4. John Medeski Q&A @ Bonnaroo 2012

    John Medeski Q&A @ Bonnaroo 2012

    June 11, 2012 11:51 PM EDT 0 0 0 John Medeski Q&A @ Bonnaroo 2012 "John Medeski" "interview" "Bonnaroo 2012" , John Medeski Videos John Medeski ...

  5. Spectrum Road Not Just a Tribute Act, Taking It To 'The Next Level'

    May 16, 2012 4:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 With two original songs on their upcoming debut album, the members of Spectrum Road are confident it will be more than a one-off supergroup according to bassist Jack Bruce. "It started off as kind of a tribute but entered into a band -- John Me ...

  6. Members of Cream, Living Colour Unite for Album

    February 23, 2012 9:25 AM EST 0 0 0 Jack Bruce, Vernon Reid, John Medeski & Cindy Blackman Santana's Spectrum Road to Drop Debut, Play Bonnaroo in June A new supergroup is heading to Bonnaroo. The festival will see the summer performance debut of Spectrum Road, a new quartet ...

  7. Bonnaroo 2012 Lineup Announced: Radiohead, Phish, Red Hot Chili Peppers Headlining

    February 14, 2012 12:26 PM EST Radiohead, Phish, the Red Hot Chili Peppers and the reunited Beach Boys will head to Manchester, Tenn. this June for the 2012 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival. The initial lineup for the annual festival, which takes place from June 7-10 this year, ...

  8. Bonnaroo 2012 Lineup Announced: Radiohead, Phish, Chili Peppers Headlining

    February 14, 2012 12:00 PM EST 0 0 0 Radiohead , Phish , the Red Hot Chili Peppers and the reunited Beach Boys will head to Manchester, Tenn. this June for the 2012 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival. The initial lineup for the annual festival, which takes place from June 7-10 this year, ...

  9. Johnny Winter Honors 'Big Influences' on 'Roots,' out in September

    July 01, 2011 1:25 PM EDT 0 0 0 Blues guitarist and singer Johnny Winter will pay tribute his blues heroes and, for the first time in his 42-year recording career, enlist the assistance of established younger artists on "Roots," his first album for Megaforce. The release ...

  10. Joss Stone Rocks The Vote With New Song

    November 04, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 British singer Joss Stone is playing her part to encourage Americans to vote today (Nov. 4) in the 2008 president election. "I keep having interviews about trying to encourage people to vote, and peop British singer Joss Stone is playing her pa ...

  11. Grand Recognition

    August 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 For soul survivor Irma Thomas, it's never too late to be recognized, as indicated by "Simply Grand," due this week via Rounder. For soul survivor Irma Thomas, it's never too late to be recognized, as indicated by "Simply Gra ...

  12. Wood Brothers 'Load' Up On Next Album

    March 07, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Medeski Martin & Wood's Chris Wood is joining his brother Oliver for a second time to release another set of blues/roots-themed songs, "Loaded." The 12-song set is due April 1 via Blue Note. Medeski Martin & Wood's Chris ...

  13. North Miss. Allstars Make Break With 'Hernando'

    December 14, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 As an ode to their hometown, blues-rock act the North Mississippi Allstars have dubbed their next album "Hernando." As an ode to their hometown, blues-rock act the North Mississippi Allstars have dubbed their next album "Hernando.&quo ...

  14. Vedder, Sonic Youth, Tweedy Do Dylan For Soundtrack

    August 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A host of rock notables have banded together for the soundtrack to Todd Haynes' Bob Dylan-themed film "I'm Not There," due Oct. 30 via Columbia. A host of rock notables have banded together for the soundtrack to Todd Haynes' ...

  15. Anastasio Throws Fans An Instrumental 'Curve'

    June 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Trey Anastasio takes an instrumental detour on his next album, "The Horseshoe Curve," due July 24 via his own Rubber Jungle label. Trey Anastasio takes an instrumental detour on his next album, "The Horseshoe Curve," due July 24 ...

  16. Martin, Medeski Discuss Mago, MMW, Wood Bros.

    June 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Crowds tonight (June 15) at the 2007 Bonnaroo Music Festival will be treated to a rare occurrence, as keyboardist John Medeski and drummer Billy Martin perform as Mago for only the second time ever. T Crowds tonight (June 15) at the 2007 Bonnaroo Mu ...

  17. Billboard Bits: Bonnaroo SuperJam, AnywhereCD, Telluride Blues & Brews

    June 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The one-off pairing of Led Zeppelin bassist John Paul Jones, Ben Harper and Roots drummer Ahmir "?uestlove" Thompson will team for the annual SuperJam at next week's Bonnaroo festival in Manchester, T The one-off pairing of Led Zeppel ...

  18. Billboard Bits: Blue Note/Bonnaroo, Forecastle Fest, Westerberg

    May 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Blue Note Records will sponsor a jazz tent at next month's Bonnaroo festival, dubbed Somethin' Else. Among the artists confirmed to appear there are Jacky Terrasson, Stefon Harris, Don Byron, Ravi Col Blue Note Records will sponsor a jazz ...

  19. Anastasio Forms Own Label, Preps New Album

    August 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 After a lone solo release with Columbia, former Phish guitarist Trey Anastasio has left the label and formed his own imprint, Rubber Jungle. After a lone solo release with Columbia, former Phish guitarist Trey Anastasio has left the label and formed ...

  20. MMW, Scofield Play 'Louder' On Collaborative Album

    July 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Medeski Martin & Wood have re-teamed with guitarist John Scofield for the album "Out Louder," due Sept. 26 via MMW's Indirecto Records imprint. Medeski Martin & Wood have re-teamed with guitarist John Scofield for the album &q ...

  21. MMJ, moe. Lead Jammy Noms

    February 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 With three nominations each, My Morning Jacket, moe., Benevento/Russo Duo, John Medeski, Mike Gordon and the North Mississippi Allstars lead the field for the sixth Jammy Awards. With three nominations each, My Morning Jacket, moe., Benevento/Russo ...

  22. Haynes Rounds Up Notables For Xmas Jam

    November 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The artist will perform with his band Gov't Mule at the event, which will also feature Trey Anastasio, Ray Lamontagne, John Scofield, Ivan Neville and John Medeski. Warren Haynes' 17th annual Christmas Jam concert is set for Dec. 17 at the ...

  23. Bonnaroo, Lollapalooza Bolster Lineups

    May 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Two of this summer's major festivals have bolstered their lineups. Two of this summer's major festivals have bolstered their lineups. Playing their first show in several years, the all-star collective the Word (John Medeski, Robert Randolp ...

  24. moe. Show To Fund DMB Relief Initiative

    January 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Noted jam band moe. will headline a Feb. 10 New York concert to raise funds for a Sri Lankan village to be adopted by Dave Matthews Band's charitable foundation. Noted jam band moe. will headline a Feb. 10 New York concert to raise funds for a ...

  25. Automator Enjoys 'Omakase,' Remixes Beck

    September 03, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Although his second album with Prince Paul as Handsome Boy Modeling School is due in November, producer Dan "The Automator" Nakamura tells Billboard.com he has a host of intriguing projects in various Although his second album with Prince ...

  26. Hot Product

    September 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Blind Boys Of Alabama 'Tell' Me About It The Blind Boys Of Alabama have recruited a star-studded cast to help fill out their upcoming album, "Go Tell It on the Mountain," due this week via Real World Records. The disc will be the ...

  27. Breaking & Entering

    August 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Robert Randolph, New Amsterdams and Nevermore. ALL IN THE FAMILY: The music of Robert Randolph may have been born in a church, but the pedal steel guitar whiz is a ...

  28. Blind Boys Round Up All Stars To 'Tell It'

    August 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Blind Boys Of Alabama have recruited a star-studded cast to help fill out their upcoming album, "Go Tell It on the Mountain," due Sept. 16 via Real World Records. The disc will be the legendary vo The Blind Boys Of Alabama have recruit ...

  29. Espíritu Vivo

    April 27, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Like its predecessors on David Byrne's Luaka Bop label, the latest effort by Peruvian sensation Susana Baca reflects the artist's ongoing fascination with her country's black music heritage, which tra Like its predecessors on David By ...

  30. Vhunze Moto

    April 27, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Medeski Martin and Wood turn in some of their most satisfying and accessible work in years on Uninvisible, the genre-hopping jazz trio's latest exploration of funk-soul-rock-hip-hop fusion. Medeski Martin and Wood turn in some of their most sat ...

  31. Susana Baca Brings Sept. 11 Into The Studio

    April 18, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Afro-Peruvian music pioneer Susana Baca has always been the kind of artist who performs better in front of a crowd. Knowing this, she, producer Craig Street, and the folks at Luaka Bop Records decided Afro-Peruvian music pioneer Susana Baca has alwa ...

  32. Medeski, Martin & Wood: An 'Uninvisible' Trio

    March 22, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 According to Chris Wood, bassist for Medeski, Martin & Wood, the title of the trio's 10th album, "Uninvisible" (due April 9 via Blue Note) is "a bit like a Rorschach test -- it means different thi According to Chris Wood, bas ...

  33. Leftover Salmon's Mark Vann Dies

    March 06, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Mark Vann, banjoist of Leftover Salmon, died Monday of melanoma cancer in his home near Longmont, Colorado. He was 39. Vann, a Maryland native, was a founding member of the Cajun-influenced jam band, Mark Vann, banjoist of Leftover Salmon, died Mond ...

  34. Jam Bands Sign On For 'Superfly During Jazzfest'

    February 12, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Medeski Martin & Wood, Gov't Mule, Bela Fleck and the Flecktones, Ozomatli, the New Deal, and Galactic are among the acts confirmed for the Superfly During Jazzfest concert series, set for April 2 Gov't Mule, Medeski Martin & Wood, ...

  35. Jam Bands Unite For Vann Benefit

    November 20, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Phish bassist Mike Gordon, former God Street Wine guitarist/vocalist Lo Faber, keyboardist John Medeski, and avant-garde turntablist DJ Logic were among the musicians that gathered Sunday night at New Phish bassist Mike Gordon, former God Street Win ...

  36. The Word

    August 18, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 This instrumental music project took shape when eclectic jazz keyboardist John Medeski (of Medeski, Martin & Wood) and the North Mississippi Allstars developed a mutual enthusiasm for the sounds o This instrumental music project took shape when ...

  37. G. Love Still Running 'The Electric Mile'

    April 19, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 As much as he admits to hoping that "The Electric Mile" will "blow up" commercially, the front man of perennial blues/rock group G. Love & Special Sauce is not willing to forsake the sound As much as he admits to hoping that ...

  38. G. Love Still Running 'The Electric Mile'

    April 19, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 As much as he admits to hoping that "The Electric Mile" will "blow up" commercially, the front man of perennial blues/rock group G. Love & Special Sauce is not willing to forsake the sound that ha As much as he admits to hopi ...

  39. All-Star Lineup To Jam In New Orleans

    March 30, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Dave Matthews Band drummer Carter Beauford, Medeski Martin & Wood keyboardist John Medeski, saxophonist Joshua Redman, guitarist Marc Ribot, and vocalist Me'Shell Ndegeocello will participate in S Dave Matthews Band drummer Carter Beauford, ...

  40. Medeski Martin & Wood Plan Spring Tour

    March 14, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Eclectic jazz trio Medeski Martin & Wood will begin a fresh round of touring March 30 in Harrisonburg, Va. The trek encompasses stops at a number of major jazz festivals and a special May 18 acous Eclectic jazz trio Medeski Martin & Wood wil ...

  41. G. Love & Special Sauce Line Up Spring Dates

    March 06, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Blues-leaning rock outfit G. Love & Special Sauce will kick off a tour tonight (March 6) in Norfolk, Va., in support of its fifth Epic album, "The Electric Mile" (due April 24). The trek currently Blues-leaning rock outfit G. Love & ...

  42. Bela Fleck Working On Classical Set

    January 04, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Although January is considered a month off for the hard touring Bela Fleck & the Flecktones, the group's leader is spending time working on his debut album for Sony Classical. The set, which Fleck Although January is considered a month off ...