Billy Cobham was one of the pivotal figures in the creation of the jazz-rock strain that came to be called fusion, holding down the drum chair in bands led by Miles Davis and John McLaughlin. Over…
You never know quite what you're going to get when Bill Charlap takes a seat behind the piano. Unlike most of his peers, Charlap is conversant in styles that span several decades, sending off…
Brit music major EMI has confirmed a partial sell-off of its 42.7% stake in record retailer HMV.
DreamWorks will hold a musically enhanced screening of animated pic "Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron" at Cannes on May 18.
Declining album sales for Bush, following the mega-platinum success of its 1994 debut, has at last led the quartet to give up messing around with the formula that made them popular in the first place.
Record buyers were enchanted with Ashanti this week, sending the R&B diva's eponymous debut album straight to the top and cementing the dominance of Universal Music Group.
Top cabaret performers gathered for their annual awards fete at Town Hall to acknowledge the season's top singers and comedians, but it was a swinging jazz finale to a long program that proved to be…
Columbia Records Group has named A&R veteran Tim Devine to head up its Santa Monica-based operations as West Coast general manager.
With a pair of very augmented strippers bouncing off each other on either side of him, and following an intro from porn star Ron Jeremy, Detroit area-born Kid Rock (ne Bob Ritchie), the…
Gran Via Musical, the music arm of Spanish media player Prisa, bows its Mexican operation today. Gran Via Musical Mexico marks the first direct presence in a Latin American country for the subsid.