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Posted on 11 February 2018 | 9:48 pm
Leon 'Ndugu' Chancler, 65, versatile drummer
Leon 'Ndugu' Chancler, 65, versatile drummerThe Boston GlobeMr. Chancler prided himself on versatility. He played on jazz, pop, funk, disco, and country sessions and recorded with Lionel Richie, Tina Turner, Donna Summer, Frank Sinatra, John Lee Hooker, Kenny Rogers, DeBarge and Fantasia. In his notable jazz ...
Posted on 11 February 2018 | 3:39 pm
Preview: "The Junction" - The
VVN MusicPreview: "The Junction" - The Manhattan Transfer's First Album in Almost a DecadeVVN Music... Houser in 2013 and early 2014 while he underwent back surgery. In addition, Cheryl Bentyne was treated and beat Hodgkin's lymphoma. Now, the four current members of the group have entered the studio with Mervyn Warren (Take 6) to record an album ...
Posted on 11 February 2018 | 3:29 pm
Nas Teams Up With Google To Pay Tribute To
Essence.comNas Teams Up With Google To Pay Tribute To Black History MonthEssence.comNas has teamed up with Google Arts & Culture to celebrate Black History Month by paying homage to the icons and movements that changed history. In a new clip, Nas pays tribute to Black musicians and storytellers who made and continue to make history ...
Posted on 11 February 2018 | 5:12 am
Mark Cherrie Quartet: Joining the Dots
The GuardianMark Cherrie Quartet: Joining the Dots review – adventures in steel panThe GuardianAs a successful pianist and composer of film music, Mark Cherrie has nothing to prove. Neither is there any doubt about his mastery of the steel pan, which he has played since childhood. Nevertheless, he has a point to make here, which is to present ...
Posted on 11 February 2018 | 12:02 am
'80s British pop star Howard Jones still
Named the United Kingdom’s “Best New Artist” in 1984 and “one of the defining figures of mid-‘80s synth pop” by AllMusic, he played with other pop artists such as Stevie Wonder, Herbie Hancock, Thomas Dolby and Phil Collins. “I’m cool with ...
Posted on 22 August 2015 | 2:22 pm
Call me Oscar, because I'm not paying for my
Among my faves are the episodes in which Stevie Wonder, Herbie Hancock, Destiny's Child, LL Cool J and Patti LaBelle appeared. It's can't-miss TV. You never know who's going to drop by. I feel a connection to the real-life characters as much as I do the ...
Posted on 22 August 2015 | 5:13 am
St Germain: ‘I can’t just throw stuff
The accompanying 280-date tour featured guest musicians such as Herbie Hancock and the acclaimed French jazz singer Claude Nougaro, and took in the Royal Albert Hall, Glastonbury and Coachella. And then – pffft! – Navarre disappeared in a cloud of ...
Posted on 21 August 2015 | 11:40 pm
PTSD: The beast that lurks within
I was in Value Village today on Wednesday looking at some CD's for the radio station archives. I just laid my hands on some Herbie Hancock when out of the blue, WHAM! The shelf and the wall jumped and shook just like mortar round going off nearby.
Posted on 21 August 2015 | 6:37 am
Making the electric car sound sexy: GLM's ZZ
Roland is using its experience of building synthesisers used by musicians such as Herbie Hancock, Jimmy Page and George Duke to produce 'sonically rich, studio-quality' audio for the engine sound, according to the company. Building synthesisers and other ...
Posted on 21 August 2015 | 6:18 am