A first film by a popular French rapper has discreetly scooped the best screen average, making nearly $8,000 per theater on 18 prints in the Paris region.
Eddie Lambert has ankled his post as senior director of music licensing at EMI-Capitol Music to join online production studio SmashCast as the Netco's chief music officer, it was announced Tuesday.
What is jazz? The question is posed -- although not really answered -- in the program given out at the Bell Atlantic Jazz Festival, which brought this avant-leaning perf to lower Manhattan on…
Tucked into the hills above Ventura, Calif., the village of Ojai may be accustomed to its annual transformation from idyll among the orange groves to teeming new-music minefield, yet this year's…
Steven Spielberg, Whoopi Goldberg, Jeff Goldblum and Richard Dreyfuss have been tapped to make presentations at the Hollywood Bowl's annual gala and concert on June 23.
Producer-recording artist Kenneth "Babyface" Edmunds and his wife Tracey will produce the music for Universal's "Josie and the Pussycats."
Out of the Mississippi hill country comes the first great blues discovery of this century. Robert Belfour is a 60-year-old throwback to the days before amplification, when the blues was a direct link…
On a balmy night, as thousands of New Yorkers circled 'round Battery Park looking for a way into the concert area and trying to figure out the ticketing system (although this music was at one time…
Hip-hop Web site Hookt.com has closed a $12 million second round of funding.
Drummer Brian Blade, who has recorded with a diverse crowd that includes Joshua Redman, Bob Dylan, Kenny Garrett and Emmylou Harris, leads his band like no other man behind the trap kit. He doesn't…
Tito Puente, the playful bandleader who ushered in the first Latin invasion of American popular music, died Wednesday night at the age of 77 at New York U Medical Center.