Derrick had the privilege and honor to produce Otis Brown III's debut album, The Thought of You. The album is set to be released September 23rd via Blue Note/Revive, a new partnership between Blue Note Records and Revive-Music. Wax Poetics recently premiered "You're Still The One," Brown's rendition of Shania Twain's 1998 hit song. Brown is joined by vocalist Gretchen Parlato who lends her vocals over the song's tricky 7/8 meter. Wax Poetics had this to say about the newest single and
Watch this video of DHodge rocking with Herbie Hancock while Marcus Miller plays the melody of "Butterfly" on bass clarinet. Also performing on stage with Hodge, Hancock, and Miller are Roy Hargrove, Terri Lyne Carrington, Lionel Loueke, Wah Wah Watson, and Munyungo Jackson. The video was captured back in 2005 during Herbie Hanckock's performance at the Tokyo Jazz Festival.
Thank you for all the love and support that you showed Derrick Hodge, Michael Aaberg, Federico Pena, and Mike Mitchell during their Live Today European Tour this past July. Derrick's gearing to hit the road again this fall and we want to hear from you! Leave a comment below to let us know where you'd like to see Derrick play!
Derrick Hodge contributed arrangements for Nas' One Mic: Hip Hop Culture Worldwide concert at the Kennedy Center back in March. The concert was held in the nation's capital as the legendary emcee celebrated the 20th anniversary of his seminal debut album, Illmatic. In addition to arranging songs for the National Symphony Orchestra, Derrick also had the privilege and honor to play alongside the nation's premiere orchestra alongside drummer Daru Jones. For an in-depth look at the concert, head over to Revive-Music. Scroll down to watch footage
Grab your tickets to catch Derrick Hodge alongside Michael Aaberg (keys), Federico Pena (keys), and Mike Mitchell (drums) on Tuesday, July 8th at London's Jazz Café as part of his Live Today tour. To purchase your tickets, click here. Head over to Derrick's Tour Page to catch all the latest details and to see if he's coming to a town near you!
DHodge is hitting Paris' iconic Le Duc des Lombards this Sunday, July 6th. Joining Hodge are Michael Aaberg (keys), Federico Pena (keys), and Mike Mitchell (drums). To purchase your tickets, click here. Go to Derek's Tour Page to get the latest news on where Derek is playing.