Don Was is a widely-respected artist, record label boss and hugely in-demand A-list producer.
The shows are set for October 8 and October 29.
The film plays during the end credits of ‘Mr. SOUL!’
Since The Beatles revolutionary ‘Sgt Pepper’ album, each subsequent decade had its own 'Pepper moment.' See which ones defined each decade.
The festival is scheduled for July 30 through August 1.
The festival will feature in-person concerts both indoors at the storied Greenwich Village venue and outdoors at SummerStage in Central Park.
Blue Note and hip-hop have become inextricably linked. The label has been sampled countless time and now signs artists that merge jazz and rap.
These recordings showcase top-flight artists creating unique journeys around some of the most well-known songs of all-time.
Ndegeocello herself has curated the line-up, and the event will take place from April 8-10.
Founded in 1939 by Alfred Lion, Blue Note is loved, respected, and revered as one of the most important record labels in the history of music.
The classically trained jazz pianist has always straddled the two worlds of jazz and hip-hop, most audibly on pathfinding albums the likes of ‘Black Radio.’
The documentary was directed by Melissa Haizlip, niece of ‘Soul!’ host Ellis Haizlip.
The collective is comprised of Robert Glasper, Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah, Terrace Martin, Derrick Hodge, Taylor McFerrin and Justin Tyson.
Out February 12, ‘R+R=NOW Live’ features Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah, Terrace Martin, Derrick Hodge, Taylor McFerrin, and Justin Tyson.
The song features H.E.R. and Meshell Ndegeocello.