The new musical director for the Grammy telecast may be best known as a session musician, but his true calling is jazz. Mike Melvoin, who has accompanied everybody from the Beach Boys to Tom Waits…
As hard as it may be for some folks to accept this, it's been a quarter-century since a little ol' band from Georgia crossed the Mason-Dixon line to spread the trash-culture gospel, bearing bouffant…
Vivendi Universal has tapped Derrick Oien, the former prexy and operating chief of music Netco MP3.com, to run the music operations of its recently consolidated online division, Vivendi Universal Net…
In the British music major's second profit warning in six months, EMI has said that pre-tax profits will be £150 million ($213 million) for the year ending March 31, below analyst expectations.
Music cabler MuchMusic USA will launch half-hour program "Dedicate Live!" on Feb. 14.
Son Volt's Jay Farrar is touring in support of his solo debut, "Sebastopol," which finds him moving away from his band's rootsy sound. The abstract keyboard textures, unexpected sitar touches and use…
In her warming weekend reign at Danny's Skylight Room, Blossom Dearie continues to hold court with her sweet, sunny songfest. A Gotham fixture for five decades, she deserves some kind of human…
A tribute to the "O Brother, Where Art Thou?" soundtrack, featuring Emmylou Harris, Alison Krauss, Ralph Stanley, Gillian Welch and the Soggy Bottom Boys (Dan Tyminski and Pat Enright), will be among…
Mark O'Connor, a disciple and protege of the late Parisian jazz fiddler Stephane Grappelli, keeps the flame alive, playing the music of the legendary Hot Club of France and re-creating the master's…
Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman announced late Friday that their dispute with Scott Rudin regarding the rights to their long-gestating musical "Gold!" had been settled out of court.
Thanks to a licensing deal set to be announced today by digital music service Pressplay, consumers will finally get what they always wanted: Britney on demand.