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Meshell Ndegeocello: Love
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Meshell Ndegeocello: Love

Meshell Ndegeocello dropped an exciting new video today. “Love” is the second song to be released from her upcoming album, “No More Water: The Gospel Of James Baldwin.”

Meshell Ndegeocello: Tiny Desk Concert
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Meshell Ndegeocello: Tiny Desk Concert

Tiny Desk Concert keeps upping their game. This episode features the great Meshell Ndegeocello and her band performing music from her upcoming album, “No More Water: The Gospel of James Baldwin,” and other songs from her catalog.

Meshell Ndegeocello: The Atlantiques
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Meshell Ndegeocello: The Atlantiques

It is always a good day when I see a new video from Meshell Ndegeocello and her “The Omnichord Real Book” album. Here’s Ndegeocello and her band, which includes bassist Chris Bruce, performing “The Atlantiques.”

Meshell Ndegeocello: Towers
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Meshell Ndegeocello: Towers

Meshell Ndegeocello continues dropping videos from her new album, The Omnichord Real Book, and I keep watching them over and over. “Towers” is the ninth track on the record and one of my favorite tunes.

Meshell Ndegeocello: Georgia Ave
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Meshell Ndegeocello: Georgia Ave

I’m really enjoying the music (and videos) of Meshell Ndegeocello’s new album, “The Omnichord Real Book.” Meshell just released the video for the album’s opening track, “Georgia Ave.” Dig it.

Meshell Ndegeocello Releases “The Omnichord Real Book”
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Meshell Ndegeocello Releases “The Omnichord Real Book”

“The Omnichord Real Book” marks Meshell Ndegeocello’s first album for the legendary Blue Note Records, and as such the bassist/vocalist digs into her jazz side.

Meshell Ndegeocello: Clear Water
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Meshell Ndegeocello: Clear Water

Meshell Ndegeocello’s “The Omnichord Real Book” marks her first album in five years. While she doesn’t play bass on “Clear Water” (Chris Bruce handles that), it is great to hear new music from a prolific artist.

From the Bottom: Meshell Ndegeocello’s Perfect Groove
From the Bottom

From the Bottom: Meshell Ndegeocello’s Perfect Groove

In this episode of From the Bottom, Paul Thompson breaks down his favorite track from Meshell Ndegeocello’s 1993 debut album, “Plantation Lullabies,” and the three ways she makes a perfect groove on three different instruments in one song.

Bass Players To Know: Meshell Ndegeocello
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Bass Players To Know: Meshell Ndegeocello

Great artists are known for trailblazing their own path and Meshell Ndegeocello has done just that. With a continually evolving body of work and a successful career as both artist and side person, Meshell Ndegeocello is a bass player to know.

Meshell Ndegeocello: Free My Heart (Live, 1996)
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Meshell Ndegeocello: Free My Heart (Live, 1996)

Meshell Ndegeocello made an appearance on the Late Show with David Letterman back in 1996 in support of her album, “Peace Beyond Passion.” Great song and performance by the one and only Meshell!

Dub Trio Returns with “The Shape of Dub To Come”
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Dub Trio Returns with “The Shape of Dub To Come”

Stu Brooks and Dub Trio have just released their fifth album, entitled “The Shape of Dub to Come.” A play on the groundbreaking Ornette Coleman album “The Shape of Jazz to Come,” as well as The Refused’s “The Shape of Punk to Come,” the record is also experimental in its approach to the style.

Meshell Ndegeocello Anchors Angélique Kidjo’s “Celia”
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Meshell Ndegeocello Anchors Angélique Kidjo’s “Celia”

Vocalist Angélique Kidjo’s new album, “Celia,” is a tribute to salsa queen Celiz Cruz, but it’s more than an album of covers. Kidjo brings out the African influences of the Cuban-born singer’s music, thanks in part to bassist Meshell Ndegeocello.