By the time December rolls around, the last thing most music acts want is to trot out for another awards show, having already gotten dolled up for the Grammys, American Music Awards and countless…
From Barbra Streisand's "Partners" and Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga's "Cheek to Cheek" -- both of which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 -- to collections from Annie Lennox, Barry Manilow, Aretha…
Anastasia Brown, recipient of the Trailblazer Award at the Women in the Workforce Forum & Awards, credits naiveté in helping her blaze her own path as an artist manager, music supervisor, music…
He can laugh about it now, but Seven Design Works co-founder LeRoy Bennett's career as a stage designer got off to a precarious start. It was 1980 and a very exacting Prince hired Bennett to design…
Composer Steven Price has found a unique niche scoring movies dealing with outer space. Following alien horror comedies "Attack the Block" and "The World's End," his career took a much more serious…
In the movie "Saving Mr. Banks," about the making of the 1964 Disney classic "Mary Poppins," Emma Thompson portrays the book's author, P.L. Travers, as an abrasive, unyielding, dour woman.
With the exception of a few top-tier names, most composers toil away in the shadow of A-list movie stars and directors. The exception comes with six European film music festivals, where they -- and…
Calling Matt Groening the "Johnny Appleseed of animation writers,"
When Neil Portnow became the head of the Recording Academy 10 years ago, he made a wish list of potential honorees for MusiCares Person of the Year. Three artists he particularly wanted "for obvious…
There may be bigger music libraries, but Sound Adventures is the only one that can boast of having the Vienna Boys Choir in its repertoire.