1. Roy Hargrove

    Roy Hargrove

    12 Albums, 0 Songs

    • Family
    • Habana
    • Nothing Serious
    • Of Kindred Souls
    • Public Eye
    • The Vibe
    • Approaching Standards
  2. D'Angelo Back At Work on Long-Awaited New Album

    July 14, 2011 4:08 PM EDT 0 0 0 Reclusive R&B star D'Angelo is apparently back at work on his decade-plus-in-the-making third album. A studio session took place in New York late last night with two longtime D'Angelo collaborators, Roots drummer Ahmir "Questlove& ...

  3. D'Angelo Clarifies New Album Name, Guests

    February 06, 2009 4:44 PM EST 0 0 0 While D'Angelo's long-anticipated album is still expected this summer, it remains untitled, according to his manager, Lindsay Guion of GMUSIC. Guion also notes that despite an earlier press release, producer Mark Ronson and Prince have not ...

  4. D'Angelo Plots Prince Collab, Spring Tour

    January 20, 2009 10:39 AM EST 0 0 0 D'Angelo is expected to collaborate with Prince on his long-awaited first new album since 2000, reportedly titled "James River" and due this summer from J Records. In a statement, the R&B star's manager, Lindsay Guion, says D ...

  5. Chart Beat: 'All Summer Long,' Jennifer Hudson, Raheem DeVaughn

    October 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred discusses hot chart action from the song "All Summer Long," Jennifer Hudson, Raheem DeVaughn's "Woman" and more! IT'S SUMMERTIME, SUMMERTIME: It's a rare event for two versions of the same song to appear on Th ...

  6. New D'Angelo Single Hits iTunes

    September 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 D'Angelo has prefaced the spring 2009 release of his third album with a new buzz single. D'Angelo has prefaced the spring 2009 release of his third album with a new buzz single. "I Found My Smile Again," a remake of the tune D� ...

  7. Stewart Singing Standards One Last Time

    September 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rod Stewart surrounds himself with another top-shelf cast of collaborators on "Thanks for the Memory... The Great American Songbook: Volume IV," his fourth album of standards. Due Oct. 18 via J, the s Rod Stewart surrounds himself with ano ...

  8. Hancock Reimagines Headhunters For Summer Shows

    May 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Jazz legend Herbie Hancock has restaffed his famed Headhunters ensemble with a host of notable names and will take the band on the road for four shows this summer. Jazz legend Herbie Hancock has restaffed his famed Headhunters ensemble with a host o ...

  9. Hancock Surrounded By Stars On New Album

    February 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Herbie Hancock is surrounded by stars on his as-yet-untitled next album, due Sept. 13 via Vector. Among the artists already on tap with the jazz legend are Sting, Annie Lennox, Carlos Santana and Trey How does Starbucks, which partnered with Concord ...

  10. Big Band

    February 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Kevin Mahogany is unquestionably one of today's most exciting and musically adept jazz vocalists. His latest project, "Big Band," is, as the title suggests, a foray into the big band groove, and it's Kevin Mahogany is unquestiona ...

  11. Hummin' to Myself

    November 20, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 There's nothing new about Linda Ronstadt strolling through the Great American Songbook. She established a respectable post-rock career with her three 1980s big-band albums arranged with Sinatra-esque There's nothing new about Linda Ronstad ...

  12. Vintage Hancock Albums Unearthed

    July 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Two rare Herbie Hancock albums will be released Aug. 17 via Columbia/Legacy. Two rare Herbie Hancock albums will be released Aug. 17 via Columbia/Legacy. Originally released in 1979, "VSOP Live Under the Sky" has been expanded for its maid ...

  13. Badu Plans 'Underground' Tour

    December 09, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Erykah Badu has slated a 2004 U.S. theater tour to kick off with a Feb. 3-4 stand in New Orleans. The trek is scheduled to run through a March 18 show in Memphis, with Floetry joining the tour Feb. 5 Erykah Badu has slated a 2004 U.S. theater tour t ...

  14. Erykah Badu Cuts 'Underground' Distinctly Her Way

    September 29, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. One thing hasn't changed since Erykah Badu first grooved into crossover success in 1997: The singer/songwriter does things her way. And that includes musical messages pulsating throughout her fourt ...

  15. 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 ...

  16. Aaron Neville Explores The 'Nature' Of Standards

    August 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Anyone who recalls Aaron Neville's rendition of "Star Dust" on Rob Wasserman's 1989 album "Duets" or Neville's cover of "These Foolish Things" on his own 199 ...

  17. Capitol Counts On Javier

    July 29, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Following Capitol Records' success with Chingy's "Right Thurr," the label is banking on another newcomer, Javier, to help it reclaim a sizable share of the black music market. Under ...

  18. May the Music Never End

    July 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "May the Music Never End" is a fitting title for this new collection: Jazz vocal legend Shirley Horn is fighting cancer and the diabetes that recently claimed her right foot. "May the Music Never End" is a fitting title for this ...

  19. Hard Groove

    May 31, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 For years, Roy Hargrove has dropped hints that someday he'd like to do a "crossover jazz" recording. For years, Roy Hargrove has dropped hints that someday he'd like to do a "crossover jazz" recording. Of course, since ...

  20. Neville Gets Back To 'Nature'

    May 27, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Veteran New Orleans-based vocalist Aaron Neville plans to release an album of his interpretations of American standards. Due Aug. 26, "Nature Boy" is his first album under a new deal with Verve. The c Veteran New Orleans-based vocalist Aar ...

  21. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week

    May 26, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Previewing music-related television for the week of May 26-June 1, 2003. Close out your U.S. Memorial Day holiday weekend celebrating Willie Nelson 's 70th birthday with an amazing cast of his pals on the USA Network. A two-hour version of a ma ...

  22. Roy Hargrove Busts Out The 'Groove'

    March 31, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Trumpeter Roy Hargrove and his well-known friends are in a funky mood on his new disc "Roy Hargrove Presents the RH Factor: Hard Groove," due May 20 from Verve Records. The jazz star has enlisted such Trumpeter Roy Hargrove and his well-kn ...

  23. Red Hot + Riot

    October 26, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Red Hot Organization once again combines consciousness with great music for its 14th benefit project. This time out the organization pays tribute to the late Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, Nigerian revoluti The Red Hot Organization once again combines con ...

  24. Natalie Cole Turns To Jazz

    August 05, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Natalie Cole has been among R&B and pop's enduring voices for the past 25 years-and she's more than willing to leave those worlds behind. With her Verve debut, "Ask a Woman Who Knows& ...

  25. D'Angelo, Common Lead Fela Kuti Tribute

    June 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 D'Angelo, Common, Dead Prez, Blackalicious, and Macy Gray are among the artists who have contributed to the latest edition in the Red Hot charity album series, "Red Hot + RIOT!," due Oct. 16 from MCA. D'Angelo, Common, Dead Prez, ...

  26. Dylan, Lesh, Nelson Set For Jazz Aspen Fest

    April 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Bob Dylan is slated to perform Sept. 1 at the Jazz Aspen Snowmass Labor Day festival in Aspen, Colo. "It's been a long time coming," said festival executive producer Jim Horowitz, who has been trying Bob Dylan is slated to perform Sep ...

  27. Dr. John, Hancock Jazz Up Aspen Festival

    April 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The 12th edition of the Janus Jazz Aspen at Snowmass (JAS) festival will be held June 20-23 in Snowmass Village, Colo., with the likes of Dr. John, Patti Austin, Herbie Hancock, and Earth, Wind & The 12th edition of the Janus Jazz Aspen at Snowm ...

  28. 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 ...

  29. Tour To Celebrate Jazz Legends

    July 26, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Tenor saxophonist Michael Brecker, keyboardist Herbie Hancock, and trumpeter Roy Hargrove will celebrate the music and lives of late jazz legends John Coltrane and Miles Davis with a U.S. tour dubbed Tenor saxophonist Michael Brecker, keyboardist He ...