Date: Mar 18th, 2009 · Tags: Jazz Articles

The Roots, Cut Chemist, will.i.am, TV on the Radio and others take on the singer’s hits. Carole Cole says her late father ‘would be excited about this.

The new project is Re:Generations, which takes signature songs by Cole and reimagines them through the prisms of Latin music, hip-hop, reggae and rock, and features acts such as the Roots, Cee-Lo, Brazilian Girls, Cut Chemist and TV on the Radio. The album, released last week, was executive produced by Carole Cole and Michaelangelo L’Acqua, and their approach was to give a free hand to participating producers. The result is a 13-track safari of sorts with remixes that might be jarring for longtime fans of Cole’s graceful body of work…Read article @ LAT.