DMX’s Posthumous All-Star Track, and 9 More New Songs

Hear tracks by Griff, Kidd G, Masayoshi Fujita and others.

#amadoumariam-music-group, #country-music, #dababy-rapper, #dmx, #fujita-masayoshi, #gibbs-melvin, #griff-2001, #holland-dave, #jay-z, #jazz, #kidd-g, #kokayi-rapper, #nas, #ohgeesy-rapper, #pop-and-rock-music, #rap-and-hip-hop, #rhythm-and-blues-music, #sofi-tukker-music-group, #upper-wilds-music-group, #vance-foy

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5 Things to Do on Memorial Day Weekend

Our critics and writers have selected noteworthy cultural events to experience virtually and in person in New York City.

#art, #brooklyn-academy-of-music, #carolines-on-broadway, #central-park-manhattan-ny, #children-and-childhood, #comedy-and-humor, #douglas-dezron, #fellini-federico, #film-forum, #harlem-manhattan-ny, #high-line-manhattan-ny, #jazz, #mahama-ibrahim, #mastroianni-marcello, #memorial-day, #morningside-park-manhattan-ny, #movies, #music, #parks-and-other-recreation-areas, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #seneca-village-manhattan-ny, #vimeo-llc

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Bob Koester, Revered Figure in Jazz and Blues, Dies at 88

Mr. Koester’s Delmark Records and his Chicago record store were vital in preserving and promoting music the big labels tended to overlook.

#assn-for-the-advancement-of-creative-musicians, #audio-recordings-downloads-and-streaming, #blues-music, #chicago-ill, #deaths-obituaries, #delmark-records, #jazz, #jazz-record-mart-chicago-ill-retailer, #koester-bob-1932-2021, #shopping-and-retail

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Nicki Minaj Reunites With Lil Wayne and Drake, and 13 More New Songs

Hear tracks by Olivia Rodrigo, Tony Allen, L’Rain and others.

#allen-tony-1940, #ayewa-camae-moor-mother, #bono, #dawid-angel-bat, #dohi-erika, #drake-rapper, #edge-the, #elaine-1999, #garrix-martin, #grand-maria-1992, #hutchings-shabaka, #jackson-alan-1958, #jazz, #lrain-taja-cheek, #lil-wayne, #macve-holly, #minaj-nicki, #poarch-bella, #pop-and-rock-music, #rap-and-hip-hop, #rodrigo-olivia-2003, #scott-mackenzie-torres, #sleater-kinney, #sons-of-kemet-music-group

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Bach Invented. Now a Pianist Is Trying to Match Him.

With “Inventions/Reinventions,” Dan Tepfer fills out Bach’s missing two-part inventions with daring free improvisations.

#bach-johann-sebastian, #bargemusic, #classical-music, #jazz

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From the Lindy Hop to Hip-Hop in One Improvising Body

To watch LaTasha Barnes dance is to watch historical distance collapse.

#barnes-latasha-1980, #black-people, #content-type-personal-profile, #dancing, #guggenheim-solomon-r-museum, #jazz, #lindy-hop, #the-jazz-continuum-dance

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An Anthem About Hugging Your Friends Again, and 10 More New Songs

Hear tracks by Rostam, Marcellus Juvann, Gogo Penguin and others.

#big-freedia, #cornelius-1969, #douglas-dave, #elohim-musician, #gogo-penguin-music-group, #jazz, #juvann-marcellus, #lovano-joe, #lump-music-group, #marling-laura, #nino-carlos-1977, #oh-linda-may-han, #playboi-carti-rapper, #pop-and-rock-music, #rap-and-hip-hop, #rostam-1983, #trippie-redd-rapper, #turner-frank-1981

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Soli Sorabjee, Eminent Indian Jurist and Jazz Lover, Dies at 91

Mr. Sorabjee was a constitutional expert and free speech advocate who served two stints as the nation’s attorney general. He died of the coronavirus.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #deaths-obituaries, #india, #jazz, #legal-profession, #sorabjee-soli-1930-2021

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James Brandon Lewis, a Saxophonist Who Embodies and Transcends Tradition

His new album, “Jesup Wagon,” is a tribute to another polymathic figure who insisted on cutting his own path: George Washington Carver.

#carver-george-washington, #content-type-personal-profile, #jazz, #jesup-wagon-album, #lewis-james-brandon-1983, #red-lily-quintet-music-group

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Billie Eilish’s Portrait of Power Abuse, and 11 More New Songs

Hear tracks by Willow featuring Travis Barker, girl in red, DJ Khaled featuring Cardi B, and others.

#barker-travis-1975, #block-priscilla, #burial-william-emmanuel-bevan, #cardi-b-1992, #dj-khaled, #eilish-billie, #half-waif-music-group, #jade-tongue-music-group, #jazz, #mcbride-christian, #pop-and-rock-music, #q-steven-marsden, #rap-and-hip-hop, #rei-sofia, #sebring-brye, #shyu-jen-musician, #smith-willow, #ulven-marie-girl-in-red

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Jill Corey, 85, Coal Miner’s Daughter Turned Singing Sensation, Dies

The subject of a Life magazine cover story, she found early fame as a star of ’50s era television and drew comparisons to Judy Garland.

#corey-jill, #deaths-obituaries, #jazz, #music

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A Fresh Look at the ‘Organic Music’ of Moki and Don Cherry

Starting in the late 1960s, the textile artist and the trumpeter taught classes, held concerts and made work in a Swedish schoolhouse. This period is the focus of a new celebration by Blank Forms.

#art, #blank-forms-brooklyn-ny-gallery, #cherry-don-trumpeter, #cherry-moki, #content-type-personal-profile, #jazz, #sweden

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Rubén Blades, a Salsa Legend, Swings in a Different Direction: Jazz

“Salswing!,” his new project with the Panamanian big band leader Roberto Delgado, celebrates the connections between Afro-Cuban music and jazz.

#blades-ruben, #content-type-personal-profile, #delgado-roberto-musician, #jazz, #latin-music, #salswing-album

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Weezer’s Rock ’n’ Roll Nostalgia Trip, and 10 More New Songs

Hear tracks by YoungBoy Never Broke Again, Yola, Alfa Mist and others.

#aftab-arooj, #alfa-mist-musician, #grant-john-w-1968, #hunt-sam-1984, #jazz, #jupiterokwess-music-group, #marcelo-d2, #morray-1992, #pop-and-rock-music, #q-tip-rapper, #rap-and-hip-hop, #sloan-sasha-1995, #smith-jorja-1997, #weezer-music-group, #ybn-cordae-rapper, #yola-singer, #youngboy-never-broke-again-rapper

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Bob Porter, Jazz Producer and Broadcaster, Dies at 80

Hundreds of albums bore his name, notably reissues of classic material. And he helped make WBGO the biggest jazz radio station in the New York area.

#audio-recordings-downloads-and-streaming, #blues-music, #deaths-obituaries, #grammy-awards, #jazz, #porter-bob-1940-2021, #radio, #rhythm-and-blues-music, #wbgo

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Ranked-Choice Voting for N.Y.C. Mayor: What to Know

Voters will find a new type of ballot when selecting their party’s nominee for mayor.

#dyckman-farmhouse-museum-manhattan-ny, #elections-borough-presidents, #elections-city-councils, #elections-comptrollers, #elections-mayors, #elections-public-advocate, #glamour-magazine, #jazz, #new-york-city

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Phoebe Bridgers Reworks Paul McCartney, and 11 More New Songs

Hear tracks by Andra Day, London Grammar, José González and others.

#apple-fiona, #bertucci-lea, #bridgers-phoebe-1994, #dacus-lucy-1995, #day-andra-1984, #drakeo-the-ruler-rapper, #ewart-douglas-r, #gonzalez-jose-1978, #grohl-david, #jagger-mick, #jazz, #london-grammar-music-group, #mccartney-paul, #pop-and-rock-music, #rap-and-hip-hop, #reed-mike, #saweetie-1994, #smith-wadada-leo, #spirit-of-the-beehive-music-group, #tirzah-singer, #van-etten-sharon

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When Boston Ruled the Music World

Three recent recordings conjure the mid-20th-century moment when the city was a center of innovative composition.

#boston-mass, #boston-modern-orchestra-project, #boston-university, #brandeis-university, #classical-music, #colleges-and-universities, #harvard-university, #jazz, #kirchner-leon, #new-england-conservatory, #opera, #schuller-gunther, #shapero-harold-1920-2013, #the-fisherman-and-his-wife-opera

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Prince’s Unearthed, Disillusioned Funk, and 10 More New Songs

Hear tracks by Doja Cat featuring SZA, Twenty One Pilots and Rhiannon Giddens with Francesco Turrisi.

#coultrain-aaron-michael-frison, #dlamini-amala-zandile-doja-cat, #giddens-rhiannon, #jazz, #katalex-music-group, #laferte-mon, #lennox-ari-1991, #majid-jordan-music-group, #miguel-1985, #pop-and-rock-music, #prince-1958, #queen-naija-singer, #rap-and-hip-hop, #slagle-steve, #sza-singer, #trevi-gloria, #turrisi-francesco, #twenty-one-pilots-music-group

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Damon Locks and the Black Monument Ensemble’s Spiritual, Funky Escape

The Chicago musician’s group is following up its 2019 album, “Where Future Unfolds,” with an LP reacting to the events of 2020 titled “Now.”

#black-monument-ensemble, #black-people, #chicago-ill, #content-type-personal-profile, #jazz, #locks-damon, #now-2021-album, #quarantine-life-and-culture

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Olivia Rodrigo’s Emotional Road Trip, and 8 More New Songs

Hear tracks by Westside Gunn, Rosanne Cash, Dry Cleaning and others.

#ag-club-music-group, #cash-rosanne, #cowan-naomi-singer, #dopolarians-music-group, #dry-cleaning-music-group, #gunn-westside, #half-waif-music-group, #icecoldbishop-rapper, #jazz, #leventhal-john-1952, #moctar-mdou, #pop-and-rock-music, #rap-and-hip-hop, #rodrigo-olivia-2003

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Esperanza Spalding’s Quest to Find Healing in Music

The bassist, vocalist and producer’s latest project is a therapeutic suite of songs sparked at an artists’ retreat she started during the pandemic.

#content-type-personal-profile, #jazz, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #spalding-esperanza, #triangle-album

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Live Performing Arts Are Returning to N.Y.C., but Not All at Once

Starting on Friday, theaters, comedy clubs and other arts venues can open at 33-percent capacity. The formula doesn’t work for everyone.

#bowery-ballroom, #brooklyn-academy-of-music, #city-winery, #comedy-and-humor, #comedy-cellar, #culture-arts, #daisey-mike, #daryl-roth-theater, #dworman-noam, #iridium-jazz-club, #jazz, #new-york-city, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #shed-manhattan-ny, #swier-michael, #theater

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How to Pretend You’re in New Orleans Tonight

The Crescent City is the kind of place you daydream about long after you’re gone. Here are a few ways to be there in spirit.

#alcoholic-beverages, #bars-and-nightclubs, #big-freedia, #bolden-buddy-1877-1931, #books-and-literature, #bourdain-anthony, #cooking-and-cookbooks, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #jazz, #mardi-gras, #music, #new-orleans-la, #recipes, #travel-and-vacations

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Jack Bradley, Louis Armstrong Photographer and Devotee, Dies at 87

His trove of pictures formed the foundation of a vast personal collection that is now part of the Louis Armstrong House Museum in Queens.

#armstrong-louis, #armstrong-louis-house-museum, #bradley-jack-1934, #deaths-obituaries, #jazz, #museums, #photography, #queens-college-city-university-of-new-york

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Lil Nas X Makes a Coming-Out Statement, and 9 More New Songs

Hear tracks by Taylor Swift, Rod Wave, Dr. Lonnie Smith and Iggy Pop and others.

#alade-yemi, #brockhampton-music-group, #brown-danny-rapper, #hoffman-christopher-musician, #jazz, #kidjo-angelique, #lil-mosey-rapper, #lil-nas-x-rapper, #lil-tecca-rapper, #michaels-julia-1993, #morris-maren-1990, #pop-and-rock-music, #pop-iggy, #rap-and-hip-hop, #smith-lonnie, #swift-taylor, #watkins-sara-u, #wave-rod-1999

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How Lonnie Smith Found an Unlikely New Collaborator: Iggy Pop

The soul-jazz organist and the punk frontman worked together on a pair of covers and discovered a musical kinship.

#breathe-album, #content-type-personal-profile, #jazz, #pop-iggy, #smith-lonnie

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Paul Jackson, Funk Bassist With Herbie Hancock, Dies at 73

He was an integral member of Mr. Hancock’s jazz-funk band the Headhunters, whose albums reached millions in the 1970s.

#deaths-obituaries, #funk, #hancock-herbie, #headhunters-music-group, #jackson-paul-1947-2021, #jazz, #jazz-funk

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Satoko Fujii, a Pianist Who Finds Music Hidden in the Details of Life

In ensembles big and small, the prolific musician uses sound to make the world’s complexities a little more graspable.

#content-type-personal-profile, #fujii-satoko, #japan, #jazz, #quarantine-life-and-culture

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SZA Teases What’s Next, and 11 More New Songs

Hear tracks by Lucy Dacus, Jorja Smith, Charles Lloyd and the Marvels, and others.

#bajofondo-music-group, #cehryl-musician, #chika-1997, #dacus-lucy-1995, #jazz, #lloyd-charles, #louris-gary, #oreiro-natalia, #petty-tom, #pop-and-rock-music, #rap-and-hip-hop, #rose-1997, #skullcrusher-music-group, #smith-jorja-1997, #spoon-music-group, #sza-singer

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Ralph Peterson Jr., Jazz Drummer and Bandleader, Dies at 58

Probably the most prominent drummer of his generation to consistently front his own groups, he was also an insightful educator and mentor.

#berklee-college-of-music, #blakey-art, #deaths-obituaries, #jazz, #peterson-ralph-jr-1962

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St. Vincent’s Synth-Funk ‘Pain,’ and 9 More New Songs

Hear tracks by Drake featuring Rick Ross, Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak, Bebe Rexha and others.

#1975-the-music-group, #anderson-paak, #ashe-singer, #charli-xcx, #drake-rapper, #jazz, #maroon-5-music-group, #mars-bruno, #megan-thee-stallion-rapper, #modirzadeh-hafez, #no-rome-musician, #oconnell-finneas, #pop-and-rock-music, #rap-and-hip-hop, #rexha-bebe, #rhythm-and-blues-music, #ross-rick-1976, #sorey-tyshawn, #sosa-omar, #st-vincent-1982, #tank-singer

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Post Malone Covers Hootie & the Blowfish, and 10 More New Songs

Hear tracks by Pop Smoke, Jade Bird, Adrian Younge and others.

#bachelor-music-group, #bird-jade, #breland-daniel, #cherry-don-trumpeter, #country-music, #dom-la-nena-1989, #gendel-sam, #hootie-and-the-blowfish-music-group, #jazz, #jonas-nick, #noname-rapper, #pop-and-rock-music, #pop-smoke-rapper, #post-austin-post-malone-1995, #rap-and-hip-hop, #venegas-julieta, #younge-adrian

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Billie Holiday’s Story Depends on Who’s Telling It

There are almost as many interpretations of her short life and enormous legacy as there are books and films about her, including the new biopic starring Andra Day.

#anslinger-harry-j, #black-people, #content-type-personal-profile, #daniels-lee, #day-andra-1984, #holiday-billie, #jazz, #lady-day-at-emersons-bargrill-play, #lady-sings-the-blues-movie, #movies, #parks-suzan-lori, #race-and-ethnicity, #the-united-states-vs-billie-holiday-movie

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Chick Corea: Hear 12 Essential Performances

The jazz pianist and innovator was at the forefront of the movement blending jazz and rock in the 1970s, and recorded close to 90 albums as a bandleader or co-leader.

#corea-chick, #jazz

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Chick Corea, Jazz Keyboardist and Innovator, Dies at 79

When jazz and rock fused in the 1970s, he was at the forefront of the movement. But he never abandoned his love of the acoustic piano.

#corea-chick, #deaths-obituaries, #jazz

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The Irreducible William Parker

The bassist, bandleader and composer’s 10-disc “Migration of Silence Into and Out of the Tone World” invites you to listen, and let the music do its work.

#content-type-personal-profile, #jazz, #migration-of-silence-into-and-out-of-the-tone-world-album, #parker-william-1952

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‘Mastery and Transgression’ in Music That Bridges Genres

A new box set showcases Julius Hemphill’s work as a composer, saxophonist and flutist on the boundary between jazz and classical styles.

#classical-music, #content-type-personal-profile, #hemphill-julius, #jazz, #the-boye-multi-national-crusade-for-harmony-album

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Sibongile Khumalo, South Africa’s ‘First Lady of Song,’ Dies at 63

Proficient across a range of genres, she had the hall-filling power of an operatic mezzo-soprano and the directness of a pop singer.

#apartheid-policy, #deaths-obituaries, #jazz, #khumalo-sibongile-1957-2021, #opera, #pop-and-rock-music, #south-africa

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Billie Eilish and Rosalía Join Eccentric Forces, and 12 More New Songs

Hear tracks by Weezer, Camilo, Deb Never and others.

#brennan-patricia-musician, #brs-kash-rapper, #camerieri-cj-carm, #camilo-singer, #day-aaron-musician, #dufour-simon-musician, #eilish-billie, #goat-girl-music-group, #hoard-j, #hubley-georgia, #hudson-chase-lilhuddy-2002, #jazz, #kaplan-ira-1957, #king-klave-music-group, #mueller-jon-1970, #mulatto-rapper, #never-deb, #pop-and-rock-music, #rap-and-hip-hop, #rosalia-singer, #sheer-mag-music-group, #weezer-music-group

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Black Music Has a New Home in Nashville

The National Museum of African American Music is opening in the capital of country music. And that’s exactly where it belongs.

#black-people, #jazz, #museums, #nashville-tenn, #pop-and-rock-music, #rhythm-and-blues-music

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Howard Johnson, 79, Dies; Elevated the Tuba in Jazz and Beyond

He helped to find a new role for a notoriously cumbersome instrument in a wide range of musical settings, including the “Saturday Night Live” band.

#deaths-obituaries, #jazz, #johnson-howard-l-1941-2021, #pop-and-rock-music, #tubas

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Eugene Wright, Longtime Brubeck Quartet Bassist, Dies at 97

As a member of one of the most popular groups in jazz, he was a star. But as a Black musician in an otherwise all-white ensemble, he sometimes confronted racism.

#black-people, #brubeck-dave, #brubeck-dave-quartet, #deaths-obituaries, #jazz, #race-and-ethnicity, #take-five-song, #time-out-album, #wright-eugene-1923-2020

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Taylor Swift’s Ode to Moving On, and 9 More New Songs

Hear tracks by Barry Gibb and Dolly Parton, Rhye, Tim Berne and others.

#abloh-virgil, #bee-gees-music-group, #berne-tim, #celeste-singer-1994, #dlamini-amala-zandile-doja-cat, #fogerty-john, #gibb-barry-1946, #jazz, #parton-dolly, #perdomo-luis, #pop-and-rock-music, #rap-and-hip-hop, #rhye-music-group, #rhythm-and-blues-music, #saweetie-1994, #sun-june-music-group, #swift-taylor, #wise-josiah-serpentwithfeet, #zenon-miguel

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Shakespeare, Swing and Louis Armstrong. So What Went Wrong?

Three theaters are exploring “Swingin’ the Dream,” which tanked on Broadway in 1939, but opens a window on the racial and artistic dynamics of its time.

#a-midsummer-nights-dream-play, #armstrong-louis, #charell-erik, #doran-gregory, #horowitz-jeffrey, #jazz, #kwei-armah-kwame, #royal-shakespeare-co, #swinginthe-dream-play, #theater, #theater-for-a-new-audience, #young-vic-theater-company

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The Composer Tyshawn Sorey Enters a New Phase

The Newark native has long been lauded for his brilliant abstractions. Lately he’s writing about something more concrete — and producing his most powerful music yet.

#assn-for-the-advancement-of-creative-musicians, #black-people, #classical-music, #columbia-university, #content-type-personal-profile, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #jazz, #music, #philadelphia-pa, #university-of-pennsylvania

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Tyshawn Sorey: The Busiest Composer of the Bleakest Year

An artist straddling jazz and classical styles had perhaps the most exciting fall in new music.

#alarm-will-sound, #autoschediasms-musical-work, #black-people, #bullock-julia, #classical-music, #content-type-personal-profile, #cycles-of-my-being-musical-work, #detroit-symphony-orchestra, #everything-changes-nothing-changes-musical-work, #for-marcos-balter-musical-work, #for-roscoe-mitchell-musical-work, #jack-quartet, #jazz, #koh-jennifer, #opera-philadelphia, #perle-noire-meditations-for-josephine-musical-work, #seattle-symphony, #sorey-tyshawn

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Jazz Onscreen, Depicted by Black Filmmakers at Last

“Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom,” “Sylvie’s Love” and “Soul” understand the music and its place in African-American life, a welcome break with Hollywood history.

#ashe-eugene, #black-people, #docter-pete, #jazz, #ma-raineys-black-bottom-movie, #movies, #powers-kemp, #soul-movie, #sylvies-love-movie, #wolfe-george-c

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Tony Rice, Bluegrass Innovator With a Guitar Pick, Dies at 69

The nimble king of flatpicking had enormous influence on a host of prominent musicians. And he could sing, too, until he could no longer.

#bluegrass-music, #deaths-obituaries, #jazz, #jd-crowe-and-the-new-south-music-group, #pop-and-rock-music, #rice-tony-1951

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Video Shows Black 14-Year-Old Falsely Accused of Theft in a SoHo Hotel

A woman falsely accused the teenager of taking her phone in the video, which fueled concerns about racial profiling. It was shared by the teenager’s father, a prominent jazz musician.

#harrold-keyon-musician, #hotels-and-travel-lodgings, #jazz, #racial-profiling, #soho-manhattan-ny

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