Perhaps no major tech world figure has been as proactive about his rock fandom as Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, who's finally going solo with his own album "Everywhere at Once."
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…
Heart's Ann and Nancy Wilson began as hitmakers and ended up rock 'n' roll survivors.
Eugene "Gene" McDaniels, a singer, songwriter and producer whose half-century career spawned such oft-covered hits as "Feel Like Makin' Love" and "Compared to What," died July 29 in his home in…
George Clooney, Gwyneth Paltrow, Will Smith, Denzel Washington and Renee Zellweger are among the celebs who will answer phones at the Sept. 10 "Stand up to Cancer" televised fundraiser.
Latin jazz artist Francisco Aguabella died May 7 of cancer in Los Angeles. He was 84.
The concert began with an unaccompanied piano solo by George Shearing. The tune was Cole Porter's "Dream Dancing." It began with a reverent, hymn-like approach and moved on to a second chorus that…
The last number of the evening, Williams' signature blues "Everyday," actually featured two Basie bands -- the real one onstage and all the guest singers doing high-spirited vocalese impressions of…
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