The Recording Academy is trying really hard to right its wrongs of the past at this year's Grammy Awards.

Think back to the first time you heard the great Donald Byrd.  For me, it was probably the song “Do it Fluid” with the Blackbyrds, the group formed here in D.C.,  that featured some Howard University students.    There was a group that was formed during Byrd’s years as a professor of music at North […]

Herbie Hancock’s The Imagine Project, the new CD from multiple Grammy-winning artist and musical pioneer Herbie Hancock, is an unprecedented international recording and film project featuring collaborations between music legend Herbie Hancock and over a dozen superstars from every region of the planet. Utilizing the universal language of music to express its central themes of […]