Four of the week's top five albums are new releases, with the ninth edition of the "Wow" hits collection from Universal Music Enterprises taking the No. 1 spot on sales of 419,000 units.
American Songbook's two-night spring series kicked off with Mary Cleere Haran's Gershwin tribute. The program, first performed in London four years ago, teamed Haran with distinguished accompanist…
Warner Music has tapped veteran producer Danny Bramson to run a newly created division, Warner Music Group Soundtracks, to consolidate the various soundtrack operations at the music giant's…
New York University prexy L. Jay Oliva and philanthropist Alberto Vilar tapped the first batch of Alberto Vilar Global Fellows on Tuesday.
Fresh from axing 400 artists from its roster, music empire EMI Group was negotiating a multimillion-dollar deal on Monday to stop its star British act Robbie Williams from defecting to a rival label.
San Diego punk band Unwritten Law, formed about 10 years ago, has certainly paid its dues, enduring numerous early lineup changes (only drummer Wade Young is an original member), signing three record…
Although he has recorded a whopping number of Grammy-winning albums and performed thousands of shows all over the world, Pat Metheny remains an unassuming musician enamored with the sound of his…
Over the past decade, bassist Ben Allison has quietly established a reputation as one of the East Coast's more cerebral jazz voices, heading up the Jazz Composers Collective, working with the Aaron…