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Okayplayer is bringing their 15th anniversary celebration to Central Park at SummerStage and we are thrilled to join in on the party! There will be keep reading »

World-renowned drummer Lil’ John Roberts drops the official video for “Get Right” featuring Sa-Roc ahead of his forthcoming solo LP entitled The Heartbeat. Roberts has keep reading »

José James returns with “EveryLittleThing,” his newest single from his forthcoming album, While You Were Sleeping . Joining James’ stellar band– comprised of Kris Bowers (keys), keep reading »

Trombonist, composer, and Jazz Crusaders (later known as The Crusaders) co-founder Wayne Henderson passed away on Friday, April 4th, at a hospital in Los Angeles. keep reading »

Sun Ra‘s master tapes are for sale on eBay. For $26,000, you can own the Sun Ra Arkestra’s “historic master tapes, stampers, and mothers.” Warren keep reading »

How extensive is the Blue Note catalog? Large enough to release five remastered titles every month for an undetermined number of years. In celebration of keep reading »

It’s always nice to hear notable artists geek out about their influences. Pianists Robert Glasper and Jason Moran sat down with WBGO’s Josh Jackson to keep reading »

Ambrose Akinmusire teams with singer/songwriter Becca Stevens on “Our Basement (ed),” a cut from The Imagined Savior LP that dropped on March 11th via Blue keep reading »

Theo Crocker is set to release an exciting new project produced by multi-Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Dee Dee Bridgewater on DDBprods and Okeh/Sony Records. Bridgewater has been keep reading »

Madlib recently gave a half hour of his time and dropped enough insight and knowledge for at least ten topics worth considering. The quiet, heavy keep reading »