Think back to, say, 1970. The first baby boomers are now in college. Their dorm rooms resound to defining music: the luxuriant exuberance of The Beatles' "Sgt. Pepper's," the austerity -- single…
Proving that she can do it on her own, alternative-soul siren Amel Larrieux descended upon Hollywood with her angelic voice and gumbo rhythms to give anxious fans a taste from the burgeoning…
Ian White-Thomson, the former chairman/CEO of U.S. Borax who finds Mozart's "Marriage of Figaro" to be the perfect opera, has been named executive director of Los Angeles Opera.
When Ben Harper performs his fiery brand of electric and acoustic folk-rock, people can't help but sit up and take notice.
The relationship between pianist Chick Corea and vibraphonist Gary Burton stretches back to 1973, when the duo recorded one of the most startling examples of a very quiet yet invigorating style of…
After revealing her show-stopping set of pipes in "Little Voice," Brit actress Jane Horrocks has landed a record deal with EMI.
A lineup of Melissa Etheridge, Garth Brooks, Pet Shop Boys and George Michael will headline Equality Rock, a concert to raise awareness of the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, being held April 29 at…
Producer Matt Serletic and songwriter Itaal Shur recounted the experience of bringing "Smooth" into its Grammy-winning incarnation. Shur had brought the song to Arista Records, where Pete Gambarg…
Carlos Santana's appeal extended far beyond his music as the guitarist's peers heaped praise on the legend.
For recordings released during the eligibility year Oct. 1, 1998, through Sept. 30, 1999. RECORD OF THE YEAR “Smooth” — Santana Featuring Rob Thomas; Matt Serletic, producer; David Thoener…
It was a Santana "Supernatural" soiree all the way. Two years after entering the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, guitarist Carlos Santana snapped up eight Grammy awards Wednesday night -- tying the record…