Costume rockers Kiss have signed up the 60-piece Melbourne Symphony for a concert to celebrate the painted group's 30th anni, an interesting adjunct to last year's Farewell Tour.
EMI has tapped Colin Finkelstein to be chief financial officer of its North American division, reporting to vice chairman and North America chief David Munns.
Old-fashioned soul revues, once a staple of the Gotham live music scene, have grown increasingly rarer as the target audience has aged. But as borne out by the large, enthusiastic crowd that turned…
Despite the World Series game in Anaheim nearby, the Cerritos Center was filled with jazz connoisseurs Saturday night, taking in 208 accumulated years of musical wisdom from three veteran…
By de-emphasizing pop's cult of personality, purveyors of electronic music focus attention on sonic output. The 1999 departure of Underworld DJ Darren Emerson was hardly a minor shift, but the band…
Tabbed by critics worldwide as "the first masterpiece of the 21st century," Osvaldo Golijov's vibrant, exuberant setting of the final ordeal and death of Jesus Christ -- as detailed in the Gospel of…
Royal Crown Revue drummer Daniel Glass demonstrates he has the chops to be the real deal in jazz circles as a composer, player and bandleader. His trio is focused on the vibraphone work of Eldad…
In a bid to put a more artist-friendly face in cyberspace, Universal Music Group is planning to dramatically streamline the way it accounts for royalties earned on sales of digital music over the Web.
In the years since Bob Dylan took the world by storm with 1997's "Time Out of Mind," he has toured constantly and managed to find a unique spark. His first tour since the one that supported last…
As the second installment in its ongoing series devoted to all 15 symphonies by the tormented Soviet genius Dmitry Shostakovich, Esa-Pekka Salonen and his orchestra took on No. 6. Less known than the…