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Rhythm & Rhymes: The sky’s the limit with Nas and the Soul Rebels

NAS WITH GUESTS THE SOUL REBELS: FRIDAY, APRIL 28—CONGO SQUARE STAGE, 5:30 P.M.   When New Orleans’ own Soul Rebels aren’t holding it down at their steady Thursday night Le […]

High Fidelity: Bill Summers on Herbie Hancock’s 1973 Head Hunters

Percussionist/ethnomusicologist Bill Summers played a key role in shaping Herbie Hancock’s 1973 groundbreaking and platinum-selling Head Hunters record. Here, he reveals how “Watermelon Man” came about. “I found a job […]