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Footage from Derrick's duo concert with multi-instrumentalist/singer-songwriter Alan Hampton is now available via YouTube. Hodge and Hampton have been constant collaborators in the past playing duo concerts throughout venues in United States. The six-minute clip features Hampton and Hodge performing "Won't," a cut from the former's latest LP, Origami for the Fire, which was released last year.

In commemoration of 2014's One Mic Festival at Kennedy Center where celebrations of Nas' Illmatic were held, Derrick is releasing rough audios of the arrangements he tailored for the National Symphony Orchestra. Revive-Music premiered "The World Is Yours" last week and we are proud to announce the release of Derrick's roughs for "One Love" and "Represent." Scroll down to listen.

Listen to Derrick Hodge's orchestral arrangement for Nas' classic, "The World Is Yours," off of the emcee's seminal debut recording, Illmatic. It's been almost a year since Derrick took to the Kennedy Center alongside the National Symphony Orchestra to celebrate 20 years of Illmatic. Scroll down and listen as Derrick provides a masterclass in blending the world of hip-hop with traditional arranging techniques.

DHodge was recently mentioned on a Temple University newsletter highlighting previous David M. Katz Scholarship recipients. The David M. Katz Scholarship Fund was established in 1992 given to students at Boyer College of Music and Dance at Temple University to support students. Over a hundred scholarships have been granted to talented and promising students. Derrick shared his gratitude to Temple University and the people who bestowed him the scholarship with this statement: The David M. Katz scholarship was awarded to me at

Yours truly will be ending 2014 strong with a string of live shows starting Wednesday, November 12th to Monday, November 17th. Hodge will be showcasing the music from his Blue Note Records debut LP, Live Today. Joining Derrick on stage are Michael Aaberg (keys), Federico Pena (keys), and Cleon Edwards (drums). Derrick will also be performing in Paris, London, and New York as part of Our Point of View, a supergroup comprised of Robert Glasper, Ambrose Akinmusire, Lionel Louke, Marcus Strickland, and Kendrick Scott. Head over to Derrick's Tour

Blue Note Records continues to celebrate its 75th Anniversary with the assembly of Our Point of View, a supergroup comprised of Ambrose Akinmusire, Robert Glasper, Lionel Loueke, Marcus Strickland, Kendrick Scott, and Derrick Hodge. Our Point of View recently played at Monterey Jazz Festival and will be hitting Paris on 11/11 for the Blue Note Xperia Lounge, the London Jazz Fest on 11/22, and New York's Le Poisson Rouge on 12/12. Derrick had this to say about playing being a part of Blue Note and Our Point of

Derrick Hodge recently gave an intimate performance of "Solitude" at Kennedy Center's Millennium Stage. The song was dedicated the legendary Mulgrew Miller who passed away on May 2013. Hodge spent time under Miller's tutelage appearing in four of the late pianist's album including Live At The Kennedy Center Vols 1 & 2. Joining Hodge during his tribute to Miller are Keyon Harrold (trumpet), Michael Aaberg (keys), as well as Glasper Experiment colleague Mark Colenburg (drums). Scroll down and watch "Solitude." You can purchase your copy of "Solitude," which