Kendra Shank's wide range of material -- a generous mix of folk, French chanson and jazz standards -- showcases the singer as an adventurous and innovative artist who commands attention in the…
After a one-week absence, Celine Dion's greatest hits package returned to the No. 1 slot on the U.S. pop album charts, while previous champ Notorious B.I.G. tumbled to No. 14.
Roscoe Mitchell has long been one of the more imperturbable voices on the avant-jazz scene, providing a impassive counterpoint within the often tumultuous Art Ensemble of Chicago and reasserting, in…
In celebration of Birdland's 50th anniversary, tenor sax stars Michael Brecker, Joe Lovano and Dave Liebman faced off with an intensely fiery set of jazz standards, which generously focused on the…
Renowned American jazz saxophonist Grover Washington Jr. died in New York from an apparent heart attack, just minutes after taping a television performance, a hospital spokesman said.
AMS Neve and the late Bill Putnam have been selected to receive technical Grammy Awards for "contributions of outstanding technical significance to the recording field."
Morrissey, the former Smiths frontman who's maintained a roller coaster solo career of inconsistency and controversy since that celebrated English band's break-up in 1987, seems to have finally made…
More than 2-1/2 years after his death, the Notorious B.I.G. has topped the U.S. pop charts with the new album "Born Again," according to sales data issued Wednesday.
Roadrunner, the Dutch-based music company that has offices worldwide, has bought out the Dutch-based Arcade Music Group for an undisclosed amount of money.
The Knitting Factory, the premier presenter of music from the fringes of jazz, rock and classical, in April will open a Hollywood outlet that will feature two performance spaces, a bar and, most…
Disney's Hollywood Records and Centropolis Entertainment have entered into an exclusive agreement to distribute soundtrack albums on the imprint Centropolis Records.