Def Jam R&B diva Ashanti clung to the top position in the album charts one more time this week, staving off a formidable challenge from Sheryl Crow despite a marked decline in sales.
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Octone Records, a BMG-distribbed diskery based in New York, has tapped three top executives to oversee its main departments.
It was a time when the top ticket price was $4.40, and audiences were leaving theaters humming new tunes by Rodgers & Hart, Irving Berlin and Cole Porter. A Latin craze swept across the boards with…
Prolific composer-pianist-singer Dave Frishberg is back in Gotham for a rare turn at the Oak Room. Frishberg's off-the-wall sense of humor is complemented by his crisply layered jazz playing. The…
If you require your live music experience to include either guitar playing or vocals, then a Medeski, Martin & Wood show would probably not be to your liking. But, if the idea of three talented…
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