Roy Hargrove

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2013

    Before Erykah Badu Plays Sound Select, She Explains Her Dallas Love: "It's the Birds"

    This week, Red Bull launches its Sound Select series in five new cities, including Dallas. And it's starting strong: Tonight at Prophet Bar, the energy drink/lifestyle brand has curated a local lineup that includes Erykah Badu, Larry Gee and Dustin Cavazos. Admission to the now at-capacity show wa ... More >>

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    May 2, 2013

    Jeff Liles Tells Stories From Dallas' Past and Looks to its Bright Creative Future

    There it is. Nestled in South Dallas, rescued by caring souls of our local arts. The beacon that is The Kessler. A majestic Texas juke joint, pampered with TLC and vision that only a handful of true music fans could bring. The Kessler (or rather, "The Kessler X " as our subject refers to it) is o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2009

    Tracklist: The Local Hang With Playlister P, Vol. 1

    ​Thanks to all the area musicians, DJs, loacl music fans, and, well, everyone else who stopped on in The Libertine last night to check out the little experiment we're calling The Local Hang with Playlister P. It was a night not without flaws--I'll admit that it took me a while to figure out the so ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2009

    StreetBeat! No, Wait. Scene, Heard! No, Wait. Whatever. Here's Some Free Local Music.

    Patrick MichelsDanny Balis, still my favorite ABA star​While I'm sitting around waiting for a few call-backs, a suggestion: Head over to DC9 for a moment, where Pete's got some songs worth downloading to your Walkman or whatever it is you kids use to listen to music these days. I highly recommend ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2009

    Bonus MP3: Roy Hargrove Big Band -- "Ms. Garvey, Ms. Garvey"

    Eddy Westveer​ We don't get too too many chances to talk jazz in these here DC9 parts--although, really, when you have the time, you really should do yourself a favor and check out the great Monday night Bad Ass Jazz gigs at the Amsterdam Bar in Expo Park--so pardon this little sidetracking. Anywa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 24, 2009

    Booker T. Alum Roy Hargrove Prepares For His Emergrence

    The Waco-born and Booker T. Washington-educated two-time Grammy Award-winning jazz trumpeter Roy Hargrove has announced the details of his next album, a disc called Emergence, which will see the light of day a month from tomorrow, on August 25.The disc is a little bit of a departure for Hargrove, bu ... More >>

  • Music

    June 12, 2008

    Coming Together, Falling Apart

    This past week was a big one for Booker T. Washington High School—and an abysmal one for local hip-hop

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2008

    Lost's Elizabeth Mitchell on Being "Drummed Into Shape" at Arts Magnet

    Elizabeth Mitchell, emceeing Saturday night's Arts Magnet "homecoming" In a lil' bit, Pete'll post to DC9 at Night some audio and visual highlights from Saturday night's Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts homecoming shindig, during which Norah Jones, Edie Brickell an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2008

    Booker T. Washington Alums Come Home--And, Yes, That's HUGE

    You may be familiar with some of the names who'll be in town tomorrow night at Booker T. Washington High School as the Arts Magnate celebrates the reopening and the completion of its two-year, $55 million renovation. Erykah Badu? Norah Jones? Edie Brickell? Roy Hargrove? Lost actress Elizabeth Mitc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2006

    A Short Film Starring Erykah, Edie and Norah

    Come January 2008, or thereabouts, this is what the "new" Booker T. Washington School for the Performing and Visual Arts will look like. Artsy. It's going to cost $47 million to renovate the Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts--or, ya know, Arts Magnet, for those with ... More >>

  • Music

    March 30, 2006

    Odds & Ends

    Dallas Music Partners declare: "Give us your tired, your poor, your huddled musicians."

  • Music

    October 9, 2003

    Erykah Badu

    October 11

  • Music

    May 23, 2002

    Birthday Bash

    Arts Magnet High School is throwing itself a party

  • Music

    April 5, 2001

    Untamed Lion

    There will always be a little Miles Davis in electric jazz. And maybe some Christian McBride, too.

  • Music

    July 13, 2000

    Leaning over

    One of the few jazz labels that matters, Leaning House Records, calls it quits

  • Music

    May 18, 2000

    Scene, heard

    All the music news that's fit to print, and some that isn't

  • Music

    May 20, 1999

    Lush life

    Pianist Cedar Walton has played with and known -- and been -- the best

  • News

    April 22, 1999

    Art Attack

    A nosy questionnaire about how well Dallas arts groups run their businesses touches off a revolt against the Dallas Business Committee for the Arts

  • Music

    March 25, 1999

    Put up a fight

    With bands like these, who needs Austin anyway?

  • Music

    August 27, 1998

    Now's the time

    Wynton Marsalis sideman Wessell Anderson is Leaning House's best hope to make some noise

  • Music

    May 7, 1998

    The Truth is out there

    Erykah Badu profits from her role as soul music's last, best prophet

  • News

    April 30, 1998
  • Calendar

    February 19, 1998
  • Music

    January 8, 1998

    Every which way but loose

    The Dallas scene flourishes beneath the chaos

  • Music

    January 1, 1998

    Rock and roll over

    In today's music business, tomorrow's revolution is yesterday's fad

  • Music

    September 4, 1997
  • Music

    July 24, 1997

    Dedicated amateur

    For longtime local music fixture Bucks Burnett, the playing is the thing

  • Music

    June 5, 1997

    Horn of plenty

    Trumpeter Roy Hargrove brings the musical world back home

  • Music

    October 17, 1996

    House of David

    Fathead comes home

  • News

    May 16, 1996

    Rhyme and Reason

    Leaning House Records puts a new slant on poetry

  • Music

    February 29, 1996

    Rapper's delight

    Erykah Badu emerges from nowhere with a record deal and vast ambition

  • Music

    November 30, 1995

    Blowing down the walls

    Joshua Redman is a young lion primed to become a jazz king

  • News

    September 21, 1995
  • Music

    May 11, 1995

    Give up LeFonque

    Branford Marsalis does the 'unspeakable' once more