Music major BMG has tapped digital-security firm SunnComm Technologies to provide anti-piracy protection for selected CD releases worldwide.
Janis Siegel, one quarter of the vocal group Manhattan Transfer and a soloist with a new album, "Friday Night Special," on Telarc, offered a keen kicky turn marked by cool assurance, vocal clarity…
Carla Bley has never been hesitant to tilt at windmills. Like kindred spirit and onetime compatriot Charles Mingus, the pianist-composer has a low boiling point when it comes to assessing the world…
Dave Brubeck climaxed the JVC Jazz Festival, opening his set with "On the Sunny Side of the Street," a highlight of his recent Telarc CD, "Park Avenue South," recorded last summer at a Gotham…
The search continues for Hilary Rosen's replacement as the Recording Industry Assn. of America's top lobbyist. One finalist, former Long Island Rep. Susan Molinari, pulled out of the running Friday.
The fourth annual Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame Gala handled two major artistic priorities with splendor and style. It celebrated Leopold Stokowski, Roger Daltrey, Nathan Lane, Patti LuPone and the…
The rumors swirling around the search for replacements for the top Washington reps at both major Hollywood trade assns. has gotten downright comical. At least that's how Reps. Billy Tauzin (R-La.)…
Hilary Rosen left her post at the Recording Industry Assn. of America last week the same way she came in: tough and irreverent -- with maybe a few more friends in high places and a Grammy to boot.
Chris Rock will host the 2003 MTV Video Music Awards. Kudocast will air Aug. 28 at 8 p.m. from Gotham's Radio City Music Hall, marking the event's fifth straight year as a live broadcast from New…
Chris Evans, millionaire broadcaster-turned-media mogul-turned-producer, lost his 8.6 million pounds ($14.3 million) dismissal claim against former employer Virgin Radio in a high-profile court case…
Conservative San Gabriel Valley Congressman David Dreier is among a list of candidates to succeed top Hollywood lobbyist Jack Valenti.