1. Herbie Hancock, James Morrison & More Set for International Jazz Day in Melbourne

    March 27, 2019 6:52 PM EDT Herbie Hancock , James Morrison , Dee Dee Bridgewater and Kurt Elling  are among the dozens of jazz influencers set to take part in 2019's International Jazz Day in Melbourne, Australia, on April 30. The two-day event will include a global concert that features a roster of celebrated…

  2. Blue Note's High Notes: The Jazz Label Celebrates 80 Years

    January 07, 2019 4:06 PM EST In 1939, a German-Jewish immigrant (Alfred Lion) and a writer-musician-activist (Max Margulis) founded Blue Note Records, a jazz label, in New York. 2019 marks its 80th anniversary, making it among the oldest American record labels as well as home to some jazz’s most iconic albums -- and most…

  3. Luciana Souza Begins U.S. Tour For 'The Book of Longing'

    November 08, 2018 9:00 AM EST Brazilian jazz singer/composer Luciana Souza comes by her love of music and poetry naturally. The Grammy Award winner (as a guest vocalist on Herbie Hancock’s album of the year-honored Rivers: The Joni Letters ) is the daughter of poet Tereza Souza and musician Walter Santos. Revisiting her…

  4. Quincy Jones: Celebrating Seven Decades of Music

    September 28, 2018 12:11 PM EDT Quincy Jones , in a rare moment, is relaxing. He lounges on an overstuffed sofa in his home ­screening room while sipping from his frequent drink of choice these days -- a protein-rich smoothie whipped up by his cook. It’s quite a change for this ­longtime wine connoisseur, whose favorites…

  5. Herbie Hancock: The 2016 Clive Davis Pre-GRAMMY Gala

    February 15, 2016 2:57 AM EST Herbie Hancock: The 2016 Clive Davis Pre-GRAMMY Gala Kendrick Lamar , music , beverly hilton , 2016 , Billboard , arrivals , party , Herbie Hancock , Grammys , Gala Videos Herbie Hancock Clive Davis Brightcove …