Showtime, which has shied away from music concerts throughout the last decade, is coming back with a bang, signing Jay-Z to perform a live, one-hour performance as lead-in to a heavyweight fight…
One could hardly imagine a more fitting evening than this Russian-themed set to inaugurate the elegant performance space at the Firebird. The new upstairs supperclub, with its palatial decor…
It was an unprecedented eight-way tie for the most Grammy nominations Tuesday, as the Recording Academy feted a broad swath of musical talent ranging from hardcore rap to guitar rock to sultry pop.
Thirty-five years ago, Hollywood music was in the throes of change. The pioneers were gradually departing the scene. Max Steiner ("Gone With the Wind") had retired, Erich Wolfgang Korngold ("The Sea…
If recent Oscar fields are any indication, Hollywood is no longer able to attract a wide range of top-ranking classical composers to write soundtrack music.
Handicapping the Oscars is a parlor game that everyone likes to play, and when it comes to the music categories, Hollywood's composing community is no different. Everyone tries to guess the nominees…
To promote the song-free "About Schmidt," New Line Records realized it needed to make as tight a connection as possible between the score and the film -- to provide something beyond a collection of…