A shining example that an elder statesman can revive a career and land a record deal by relentlessly playing the Southern California blues circuit, Mighty Mo Rodgers is a tribute to fortitude.
Moonlighting once again from the Manhattan Transfer, with whom she has chalked up a quarter century-plus career, Janis Siegel's one-night solo turn demonstrated clean precision vocalizing and a…
It was obvious it would be a good outing for the Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra when its marvelous plunger-mute trumpeter Snooky Young -- hitherto silent through most of the summer -- took the first…
Charlie Mingus once titled a tune "If Charlie Parker was a Gunslinger, There'd be a Whole lot of Dead Copycats" (a.k.a. "Gunslinging Bird"). That's the influence McCoy Tyner has today, for it often…
Country music upstarts the Dixie Chicks owned the bestselling album in the nation, with more than 340,000 copies of their sophomore disc "Fly" sold last week, according to sales data released…
Hans Joachim Roedelius has been a steady presence in the electronic arts since his duo, Cluster, produced "Cluster and Eno," the 1977 album that brought producer-performer Brian Eno into the ambient…
Independent music group Platinum Entertainment has pulled its distribution completely inhouse, ending the dual distribution arrangement it had with PolyGram/Universal Music.
The return of Puff Daddy took a back seat to the emergence of a former Mouseketeer.
Artists from the Warner Bros. Records labels will be featured on several channels on Apple's yet-to-launch QuickTime TV Web site.
Woody Guthrie, brilliant pop melodies and chats about fascism are still a healthy part of Billy Bragg's stage show one year removed from the release of his acclaimed Guthrie project "Mermaid Avenue"…
Musical swashbuckler Chris Isaak had 'em dancing, rolling and swooning in the aisles at his good-time concert at the Greek on Sunday, a winning 110-minute production that featured plenty of musical…