The musically prodigious Marsalis brothers -- Wynton, Branford, Delfeayo and Jason -- their father, veteran pianist Ellis Marsalis, and Harry Connick Jr. have all signed on for a benefit concert in…
Laser rock shows, it would seem, receded into oblivion around the same time the 8-track -- or the vinyl record, at least -- shuffled off this mortal coil. But any theater owner who went ahead and…
New to the annual JVC Jazz Festival concert series, Cabaret Jazz Hall of Fame is expected to be an annual event. Vet concert producer Jack Kleinsinger noted that the participating artists were all…
A classy-looking thesp in tux and tap shoes, Tony Danza is fulfilling a dream. Taking more than a few cues from the likes of Sammy Davis Jr., Dean Martin, Louis Prima and Ol' Blue Eyes, the…
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in California has turned down Napster's request for a rehearing before the full court concerning an injunction filed against the file-swapper earlier this year.
There's nothing angular in Ron Sexsmith's features; like the remodeled Volkswagen Beetle, Sexsmith's face is all soft curves and arches. That softness extends to the Canadian singer-songwriter's…
Tommy Jordan, a bassist and composer from Pomona, assembles bands -- sometimes on the fly -- that perform under the name Geggy Tah. For the group's third release on David Byrne's Luaka Bop label, he…
Digital music distribution company FullAudio is set to announce a licensing deal today with the world's biggest music publisher, EMI.
If anyone can remember the last time two films from the Cannes Film Festival had soundtracks in the top five of the album charts at the same time, please write.
John Lee Hooker, the Mississippi-born guitarist whose unique groaning voice and droning guitar style defined boogie blues and influenced generations of rock 'n' rollers, died Thursday at the age of…
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