If Lalo Schifrin had done nothing else but write for and lead a big band throughout his long career, he might have been canonized as one of the giants in the field instead of being considered an…
Jazz has, at heart, been a political form for decades, with composers as varied as Duke Ellington and John Coltrane issuing unmistakable, if nonverbal, clarion calls. This ambitious program upped the…
Peter Gelb will leave his post as prexy of Sony Classical to take over the Metropolitan Opera as general manager, succeeding Joseph Volpe. Gelb, 50, will join the Met Aug. 1 to work in tandem with…
LeAnn Rimes will host the third season of "Nashville Star," USA's talent search skein for country music. Rimes succeeds "Access Hollywood's" Nancy O'Dell.
"Picture This: Blondie and Debbie Harry," a feature docu cataloging famed shutterbug Mick Rock's collaborations with the seminal New Wave songstress Harry, is one highlight of the upcoming New York…
Mos Def ("The Woodsman") and Anthony Mackie ("Brother to Brother," "She Hate Me") are two of the nominees set to duke it out for IFP/New York's Breakthrough Actor Award at the upcoming Gotham Awards…
Franchises may work in film, but they are a rarity in the music business. And when the third edition of a franchise brings in a No. 1 start -- a first for a veteran artist in 25 years -- it's clear…
"Schoolhouse Rock!" is returning to TV, bowing Monday on Toon Disney after its weeknight animated feature film.