Jazz trumpeter Snooky Young, who played for more than two decades in "The Tonight Show" band in addition to stints with Count Basie, Lionel Hampton and the Band, died last Wednesday in Newport Beach…
"Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides" revives the fun, feather-light frivolity that any film based on a Disneyland ride ought to exhibit.
Antonio Banderas-starrer "The Big Bang" is a borderline unintelligible, scattershot attempt at Lynchian neo-noir that takes intellectual and aesthetic risks it has no reasonable hope of pulling off.
Fleetwood Mac is not a band that has needed much help selling records -- its 1977 landmark "Rumours" has been certified 19-times platinum -- yet its sales gained a significant boost over the past…
"As long as it's in the genre of pop, it's all cool."
Chicago's Lollapalooza festival has announced the full roster of acts for its 20th anniversary iteration on August 5-7.
It's typically the curse of the aging rock star that no matter how much he contemporizes, the music of his middle and old age never sounds as vital as the work of his youth.
Roy Burris, who played drums for Merle Haggard's band the Strangers and co-wrote "Okie From Muskogee," died Wednesday, April 20, of heart-related problems in Tulsa, Okla. He was 79.
Gerard Smith, bass player for Gotham indie rock outfit TV on the Radio, died this morning from lung cancer. He was 34.
Los Angeles-based bandleader and club owner Orrin Tucker, who scored a nationwide hit with "Oh Johnny, Oh Johnny, Oh!" in 1939, died April 9 of natural causes in the San Gabriel Valley. He was 100.
Astounding wildlife footage is given a kid-friendly narrative hook, but never overly cuddlified, in Keith Scholey's "African Cats," the third installment in the Mouse House's Disneynature series.