1. Angélique Kidjo to Release 'Eve' Album in January: Exclusive Song Premiere

    October 23, 2013 9:00 AM EDT The Grammy winning African artist has a busy 2014 lined up; Listen to "Eva," featuring Asa, off her upcoming album For Angélique Kidjo, "Eve" represents a fresh start. The world music icon has struck a new recording deal with 4 ...

  2. Blue Note Records, ArtistShare Create Crowdfunding Label

    May 08, 2013 1:19 PM EDT Jazz label Blue Note Records has joined with crowdfunding platform ArtistShare in a new partnership called Blue Note/ArtistShare committed to discovering and nurturing up-and-coming young jazz talent. Inside Blue Note Records' Dazzling Spot ...

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  4. International Jazz Day Celebrated at United Nations, New Orleans With Herbie Hancock, Quincy Jones, Tony Bennett, Others

    May 01, 2012 6:30 AM EDT NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- As the morning sun spilled over the New Orleans' skyline Monday, jazz musicians Herbie Hancock, Ellis Marsalis and others kicked off International Jazz Day with a sunrise concert that included ritual drumming and a string ...

  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. Herbie Hancock Enlists All-Star Cast For 'Imagine Project'

    May 28, 2010 2:16 PM EDT 0 0 0 Herbie Hancock says his forthcoming album "The Imagine Project" -- due out June 22 -- was "the hardest record I've ever made." And not just because of the music. In fact, the legendary keyboardist tells Billboard.com that ac ...

  7. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    March 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Panic At The Disco drops the glam, as well as the exclamation point, the Counting Crows balance loud with soft and the B-52s unveil their first new album in 16 years, in this week's Hot Product. The Raconteurs' second album, "Consoler ...

  8. Herbie Hancock Unseals 'Letters' To Joni

    August 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Herbie Hancock dives into the Joni Mitchell songbook on his new album, "River: The Joni Letters," dye Sept. 25 via Verve. Mitchell herself sings on a new version of "The Tea Leaf Prophecy," while Tina Herbie Hancock dives into th ...

  9. New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival / April 28-30, 2006 / New Orleans (Fair Grounds)

    May 02, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 For the 37th New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, the cherished annual roots and rock gathering that almost didn't happen, emotions were as turbulent as the floodwaters that ravaged this historic c For the 37th New Orleans Jazz and Heritage ...

  10. Herbie Hancock Goes Beyond Jazz

    August 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Lately Herbie Hancock has been popping up in the strangest places: Internet chat rooms about Christina Aguilera and on John Mayer's Web site; at Bonnaroo in Manchester, Tenn., as the music and arts ...

  11. 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 ...