Sam Harris, a versatile Broadway belter with a winning presence and sunny personality, has brought a varied bag of songs to Arci's Place. The singer has a decided flair for show tunes, but his…
R&B quartet Boyz II Men have leapt to BMG imprint Arista Records for a new multi-album contract, following the completion of its deal with Universal Music.
The Latin Grammys are ditching Miami and going back to Los Angeles after organizers decided Cuban-exile protests would pose too great a security threat.
Although he wouldn't have admitted it a couple of years ago, Barry Tashian is now a devout believer in the adage that absence makes the heart grow fonder. More than three decades ago, Tashian broke…
Those who crowd into the Hollywood Bowl for the JVC Jazz Festival know what to expect: a marathon injection of so-called smooth jazz. And with one refreshing exception during this edition, there was…
Custom, the sought-after Canadian artist who recently ankled a long-term deal with Virgin Records amid a dispute with Virgin Records Group vice chairman Nancy Berry, has signed a new contract with…
In an effort to enhance its online music offerings, Brilliant Digital Entertainment has named Def Jam Entertainment topper and hip-hop icon Russell Simmons to its board of directors. Simmons has also…
Anti-Castro Cuban exile groups accepted a compromise plan Sunday that would allow them to demonstrate across the street from the arena where the Latin Grammy Awards are scheduled to be held next…
Jack Elliott, an arranger, composer and conductor who worked on numerous hit television shows and movies, died Saturday of a brain tumor at UCLA Medical Center. He was 74.
The central question in Eric Clapton's career is, "How did a musician who started out as a guitarist admired for his taste and elegance end up as someone who is often derided for those same…