Jazz giant Herbie Hancock, talent manager David Passick and ex-Verve Records prexy Chuck Mitchell have formed Transparent Music, a multi-media entertainment company.
Midway through her Greek Theater performance with a 70-piece orchestra, Joni Mitchell remarked she was relived that the show wasn't "too much classicism (sic)" for her fans. The audience was more…
Russ Rieger has been elevated from G.M. to senior exec at the Maverick Recording Co., reporting to label co-partner Guy Oseary. Madonna and Ronnie June Dashev are the label's other co-partners. Aside…
While the question of future Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra ventures downtown was left dangling at a recent L.A. Philharmonic press conference, the final concert of the group's brief Dorothy…
EMI Recorded Music will begin using digital downloads to sell more than 100 albums and more than 40 associated singles through online retailers, beginning July 1. Among the artists involved in this…
The five record groups that account for roughly 85% of the U.S. market -- Sony, BMG Entertainment, Warner Music Group, EMI and Universal Music -- have signed separate settlement agreements with the…
Teen idols 'N Sync retained the top spot on the national music charts for the seventh straight week as "No Strings Attached" (Jive) sold more than 190,000 copies, according to sales data released…
Besieged Internet file-sharing company Napster has blocked more than 317,000 users -- or at least the people using those particular screen names -- from accessing its service.
As leader of the Jazz Passengers, Roy Nathanson has been tireless in his efforts to scrub away the lines separating high art and pop culture -- an undertaking that's redoubled in the multi-media…
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed a $5.4 million jury verdict against Michael Bolton for infringing the Isley Brothers' 1964 song "Love Is a Wonderful Thing."
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Out of the Furnace
Out of the Furnace3Daily: $588,587 Cumulative: $6.3M Relativity Media 17.52%