Phish fans still not certain who was the driving force behind last year's announcement that the band would be on indefinite hiatus need look no further than singer-guitarist Trey Anastasio, whose…
It has never been all that difficult for an actor to get a record deal -- as evidenced by the better-forgotten secondary careers of thesps such as Philip Michael Thomas and Bruce Willis. Kevin Bacon…
Jazz artist Bobby McFerrin has been named honorary professor of music by the Berlin Hochschule der Kuenste art academy.
Every once in a while, performers seemingly fall from the heavens fully formed and clearly on the path to greater things. Tom Mcrae, a 28-year-old guitarist-singer from the leafy 'burb of Chelmsford…
Brian Lambert has been appointed vice president of motion pictures and television music at Universal Music Publishing Group.
Despite Vicente Fox's campaign pledges to support legitimate business and crack down on corruption, film and recording industry reps have seen a dramatic slackening of Mexico's fight against piracy…
Making good on his promise, Sen. Joseph Lieberman (D-Conn.) will hold a July 25 hearing on whether Hollywood needs to make major changes to ratings systems used by various sectors of the…
Clive Davis isn't known for his modesty. But even the most cynical industry-watcher wouldn't begrudge him a little bragging, given the run his new label, J Records, has had over the past few weeks.
Doubleday imprint Broadway Books has won a bidding war for Dennis McNally's "A Long Strange Trip: The Inside History of the Grateful Dead," paying six figures for the historical overview of the famed…
A history course on the progress of Afro-Cuban jazz, 82-year-old Cachao outlined the basics of the mambo and 64-year-old Eddie Palmieri added more structure and harmonic sophistication as the Jazz at…
Microsoft on Thursday became the second official licensee of Pressplay, the digital music distribution venture of music congloms Sony and Universal.