George Duke, the Grammy-winning jazz keyboardist and producer whose sound infused acoustic jazz, electronic jazz, funk, R&B and soul in a 40-year-plus career, has died. He was 67. A representative…
Although only the streets surrounding Staples Center will be blocked off, the Grammy Grand Prix will be running all over Los Angeles this week, as several days of events will keep music bizzers…
Jules Chaikin, lead trumpet with the big bands of Stan Kenton and Les Brown, studio musician, music contractor and contributor to film scores, died of heart failure on Nov. 23 in Cabo San Lucas…
Hal David, who along with partner Burt Bacharach penned dozens of timeless songs for movies, television and a variety of recording artists in the 1960s and beyond, has died. He was 91.
Aside from an occasional still photograph, not a single frame of archival footage from the Sweet Inspirations' illustrious careers shows up in "This Time."
Sometimes second chances arrive in the most serendipitous way. In the late '70s, disco ruled the airwaves and Dionne Warwick was ready to quit making records. "It became apparent the days of the…
On this season's "The Celebrity Apprentice," Dionne Warwick was competing for the Hunger Project, a global non-profit dedicated to ending world hunger. But while Warwick had taken her charity work to…
A look back at the legendary songstress' career.
The 1960s were many things, still debated to this day, but one thing seems clear from a perspective of a half-century; it was a great time for popular music.
David Gest has proffered a reminder of greatness. Staging a tribute to a unique songstress with the intention of forging a TV special, three-hour event was highlighted by Dionne Warwick demonstrating…
Burt Bacharach gets the obvious out of the way in the first sentence of this concert tribute: "I find it amazing that this is going down and I'm still alive." The surprising career resuscitation the…