Me'shell Ndegeocello

Discussion in 'Recordings [BG]' started by quantum5, Jul 10, 2003.

  1. quantum5

    quantum5 Guest

    May 30, 2003
    forest lake minnesota
    i was just wondering if anyone knew a song that i could download to hear some of this girls real stright-up talent. ive heard alot baout her and was just wonderin if anyone could give me some song names to download
  2. Christopher


    Apr 28, 2000
    New York, NY
    She fonkayyy.

    Try "Bittersweet" from "Peace Beyond Passion."
  3. chris griffiths

    chris griffiths Guest

    Aug 20, 2002
    nashville tn
    Endorsing artist: Gallien Krueger
    If thats your boyfriend and "hot spot" and "god fear and money"
  4. Woodchuck


    Apr 21, 2000
    Atlanta (Grant Park!)
    Gallien Krueger for the last 12 years!
    "Dreadlocks" and "Outside Your Door"
    BTW, her bassist is Jon Maron formally of Groove Collective, who's also a mofo of a player.
  5. JMX

    JMX Vorsprung durch Technik

    Sep 4, 2000
    Cologne, Germany
    Niggerman (Peace Beyond Passion) has a killer groove.
    EVERY song of Plantation Lullabies is great, If That's Your Boyfried is also one of my faves.
  6. Woodchuck


    Apr 21, 2000
    Atlanta (Grant Park!)
    Gallien Krueger for the last 12 years!

    How dare you! :mad:

    Sux how things can be taken out of context, huh? :p You're right though, it is a killer groove.
  7. hands5


    Jan 15, 2003
    good 'ol USA/Tampa fla.
    She is also using David Dyson formally the bass player for New Kids On The Block.I saw him with here on West 54th sessions,and both of them Kicked ass !
  8. demolition

    demolition Guest

    Jul 5, 2003
    whats up with the name ? come now thats a little ridiculous no ? Maybe she has a name fetish:eek:
  9. Petebass


    Dec 22, 2002
    QLD Australia
    Is that his name? I've got a video of the "Rock in Rio" concert that had a whole heap of big acts of the time (Billy Idol, INXS, heaps more). NKOTB were dreadful, but this guy's playing blew me away.
  10. Woodchuck


    Apr 21, 2000
    Atlanta (Grant Park!)
    Gallien Krueger for the last 12 years!
    David also played for Maxwell.
  11. j-raj

    j-raj Bassist: Educator/Soloist/Performer Supporting Member

    Jan 14, 2003
    St. Johns, FL
    Who cares who else Dyson has played with, he is a pretty talented and funky MF. I really wouldn't mind having that gig that he has got.

    Fima Ephron has done gigs with Me'shell Ndegeocello, he is one of my favorite bassists...He has played for Screaming Headless Torsos, Jazz Punk. (David Fiuczynski). He is one bad MF too...

    MN has great taste in bassists...
  12. YESSSS!!!:cool:

    Lets write a new song called HonkeySnake Killa and call it even. It’s all good, my friends.
    :D :D

    ALL good.
  13. rustyshakelford


    Jul 9, 2002
    Yes, she is a tasteful, proficient player.

    You can see her play live at her website:

    Poke around, check out the audio/video.

    Take care,

  14. DWBass

    DWBass The Funkfather

    I saw that too. Wasn't that groove at the beginning, David was playing, a muthaf**ka??!! Now that was some 'real' nasty funk!
  15. NJL


    Apr 12, 2002
    San Antonio
    she also did some grooves on a chaka kahn album.

    meshell can really groove
  16. She did some lovely grooves on the Lamb song "Sweet".
  17. Niels Keijzer

    Niels Keijzer Guest

    Nov 27, 2000
    I have her new cd, and it's really good, the grooves and all that. But I end up not listening much at all...I like the song Earth and that song where Marcus Miller plays his oversized flute on. But I think that a lot of the tracks on the album just float on one or two hooks.
    But still, a great album. There aren't any weak grooves on it, maybe to me only some weak songs.

    You can listen on her website to a live version of the song Satisfy...I really like that song and her album Bitter. Maybe I don't like her R&B side or something.

    Edit: forgot to turn the email notification off.
  18. NJL


    Apr 12, 2002
    San Antonio
    Meshell Jazzed Up for All-Star Verve Set
    Wed Aug 27, 4:34 PM ET Add Entertainment - Reuters to My Yahoo!

    By Dan Ouellette

    NEW YORK (Billboard) - Meshell Ndegeocello has assembled a cast of leading jazz artists -- including Cassandra Wilson (news), Kenny Garrett, Jack DeJohnette, Don Byron, Wallace Roney, Neal Evans and Layla Hathaway -- for a new album under the name Papillon.

    Ndegeocello plays bass on and is co-producing the set, "Dance of the Infidels," due Jan. 13 from Verve. Bob Power also produced.

    Ndegeocello continues to record pop albums for Madonna (news - web sites)'s Maverick label; her next disc, "Comfort Woman," is due Oct. 14.

    Verve A&R executive Jason Olaine said the project grew out of a conversation with Ndegeocello in January 2002, while she was participating in the recording of Roy Hargrove's R&B album "The RH Factor: Hard Groove."

    "Meshell told me that she'd been wanting to make a jazz album," Olaine said. "She had the idea for Papillon, and she was the driving force for the project. She conceptualized it, produced it, directed traffic and invited friends. It's not a pop record. There are tunes that are 11 to 14 minutes long and feature the players really stretching out and blowing."

    Ndegeocello will also be heard in the coming weeks on new albums from the Blind Boys Of Alabama and Basement Jaxx.