Sony BMG Music Entertainment has named Cory Shields senior vice president of communications.
Borders mean nothing to Greek singer Savina Yannatou. You might not be able to physically cross the frontier between Greece and Albania, but songs from both countries peacefully coexist in her…
After announcing their rock ‘n’ roll reunion late last year, hair metal maestros Motley Crue will appear as claymation characters in the feature “Disaster! The Movie,” an animated parody of such…
Intense and often aggressive, Pat Metheny's 65-minute piece "The Way Up" was played in its entirety to open his 2¾-hour show at Universal. It is as challenging a composition as Metheny and his…
Friday night's double bill of Los Lobos and Perla Batalla brought together east and west ... Los Angeles. Which brings up an interesting question: Can it really be called "world music" -- the show…
Starbucks will offer exclusively a newly recorded acoustic version of Alanis Morissette's "Jagged Little Pill" to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the multimillion-selling disc. It will be the…
The 27th annual Playboy Jazz Festival will be held the weekend of June 11-12 at the Hollywood Bowl, with Boney James headlining Saturday and George Benson topping the Sunday bill.
Boundaries are smudged in an Antony and the Johnsons perf. Nothing is clear. Not his tremulously androgynous voice; not his appearance -- in a black wig and black blouse covered by ripped mesh he…
Green Day's "Jesus of Suburbia," the nine-minute cornerstone of their disc "American Idiot," will become IFC's anthem in promotions for the rest of the year.
Music nets MTV and VH1 have tapped Lucia Ballas-Traynor general manager of MTV Espanol and VHUno, MTV Networks Music Group's U.S. Hispanic nets.
Katherine E. Brown has taken over as executive director at Jazz at Lincoln Center. She succeeds Derek E. Gordon, who was promoted to president last month upon the retirement of Hughlyn F. Fierce.