David Byrne has followed the move of his label Luaka Bop from Warner Bros. to Virgin.
On a night when the Super Seven numbered as many as a dozen, it was the striking musicianship that made this pan-Latino effort much more than a side project for established Spanish-lingo stars. The…
Jane Monheit, bookending gigs at Manhattan's top jazz rooms with a two-week stretch at the elite Oak Room, a cushy home to cabaret artists, puts a distinctive new edge on her quickly blossoming…
Pianist Benny Green, filling in for an ill Ahmad Jamal, was thoroughly prepared to slip into the gig, armed with a brace of standards from his solo piano album, "Green's Blues," due out in May from…
The Dave Matthews Band managed to cling to its spot at the top of the album chart mountain this week, but sales of its latest release plummeted week-to-week by more than 60% as the newest LP from a…
New Line Cinema has promoted Mark Kaufman to senior vice president of music affairs.
It was the beginning of the end for Napster last week when a federal judge gave the music file-swapping service three days to block copyrighted songs identified by the record labels.
Embattled song-swap service Napster says the record industry is not playing fair.
More Dead (as in Grateful) than Jazz in its truest sense of the words, this revolving improvisational unit of rock and fusion vets concentrates on the music of the Dead's two most enduring albums…
As it hits the road here this week for a 40-city, 18-month tour, "Saturday Night Fever" is offering presenters both blessings and baggage along with the signature piece of disco beefcake in a white…
Closing out a short solo tour before his band, Wilco, returns this summer with its fourth album, Jeff Tweedy didn't so much expose where he's going as much as celebrate the emotionally dark place he…