As multi-taskers go, Herbie Hancock is in a league of his own. The most decorated artist in jazz history, Hancock — a youngish 74 — could easily rest on his laurels, but he's always active on several…
Imagine being entertained by a revolving house band that includes Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Esperanza Spalding, Marcus Miller, Terri Lyne Carrington, Dee Dee Bridgewater and Corinne Bailey Rae…
The rapper Nas won't be the only musician performing in support of a documentary ("Time is Illmatic") at the Tribeca Film Festival.
The nation's capital embraced five titans of the performing arts Sunday night at the 36th annual Kennedy Center Honors, this city's premiere assemblage of political and entertainment gentry. Shirley…
Actress Shirley MacLaine, singer/songwriter Billy Joel, opera singer Martina Arroyo, jazz legend Herbie Hancock and musician/songwriter Carlos Santana will receive this year's Kennedy Center Honors.
When the middle of June comes a-knocking in Los Angeles, you know that it's time for the Playboy Jazz Festival, the annual 15 1/2-hour outdoor music party for multiple acts and more than 17,000…
There’s a new emcee in town for the 35th edition of Los Angeles’ Playboy Jazz Festival (June 15-16), which replaced longstanding host Bill Cosby with another comedian, George Lopez. This changing of…
Walt Disney Concert Hall was the color blue for opening night of the Los Angeles Philharmonic and music director, Gustavo Dudamel, got together with creative chair for jazz, Herbie Hancock, for an…
Joni Mitchell's Hollywood Bowl program came through as subdued, relaxed and even melancholic ambience.
Herbie Hancock delivers nearly 100 minutes of uncompromisingly rigorous, abstract, acoustic jazz at the Walt Disney Concert Hall.
Country music had a big night at Sunday's 53rd Grammy Awards, as top-selling trio Lady Antebellum took five of its six nominated categories, including country album, record and song of the year.