Meshell Ndegeocello’s Blue Note debut The Omnichord Real Book is officially available. She is joined by collaborators Jason Moran, Cory Henry, Brandee Younger, Joel Ross, Joan As Policewoman, Julius Rodriguez, Thandiswa and more. The album is an epic composed of folk, funk, jazz and soul led by Ndegeocello’s philosophical lyrics
Meshell Ndegeocello’s “The Fifth Dimension” featuring Hawtplates is the latest single to emerge from her upcoming Omnichord Real Book album. Hawtplates is a vocal group consisting of Justin Hicks, Kenita Miller-Hicks and Jade Hicks. “The Fifth Dimension” mines fusion and R&B to relay a message about love. The album is
Meshell Ndegeocello gets into motion in the visualizer for the lively “Vuma.” South African vocalist Thandiswa and jazz mallet player Joel Ross are featured in the song. “Vuma” is another song from Ndegelocello’s upcoming The Omnichord Real Book album. The singer-songwriter and musician said, “This album is about the way
Meshell Ndegeocello shares the spacey “Virgo” featuring Brandee Younger and Julius Rodriguez. The song is from her first album for Blue Note The Omnichord Real Book. The R&B legend’s last album was her 2018 covers album Ventriloquism. She was featured on Robert Glasper’s Grammy-winning “Better Than I Imagined” with H.E.R.