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…
Storied Cuban jazz pianist Bebo Valdes, who played a leading role in the island's musical golden age of the 1950s, died March 22 in Sweden after suffering from Alzheimer's. He was 94. Spending nine…
It was a share-the-wealth evening at the Grammy Awards on Sunday, as a host of developing acts took home their share of trophies during the Staples Center ceremonies.
Many of the top nominees in the scattered field for the 55th Grammy Awards took home trophies from Sunday afternoon's pre-telecast ceremony at the Nokia Theater.
When the Recording Academy announced last spring it was reducing the number of Grammy categories by almost a third, it didn't take long for artists to get up in arms.
A group of musicians angered over the Recording Academy's elimination of 31 Grammy Awards categories earlier this year is calling for a boycott of CBS, which carries the annual kudocast.
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.
Latin jazz artist Francisco Aguabella died May 7 of cancer in Los Angeles. He was 84.
Alejandro Sanz, Spain's bestselling singer of the last decade, swept the three major categories at the second annual Latin Grammys, taking home four trophies for his album "El Alma al Aire" (WEA…
Lovers of Latin jazz will have a ball with "Calle 54." In the tradition of "Buena Vista Social Club," to which it inevitably will be compared, docu celebrates the music of amazing musicians, some of…