In a world that has become narrow-casted and micro-managed, Mercury recording artists the Mavericks are an anomaly. Charting early in their career on the country charts, the Mavericks have since…
In Los Angeles, opening acts rarely receive attentive and appreciative audiences, let alone standing ovations. When the crowd rose following mandolinist David Grisman's exhilarating jam on the…
-- Miami's apparent inability to host the first Latin Grammys next fall because of anti-Cuban laws may prove to be good news for Los Angeles.
Teen idols who try to be taken seriously in their adulthood are in for a long, hard haul; they are expected to be forever young and beautiful, and expected to play every last gig even if it means the…
Rage Against the Machine scored its second straight No. 1 album and managed to surpass the opening sales total of its previous album by a hefty 73%.
Universal Music's online record label Jimmy and Doug's Farm Club launched Tuesday as Seagram CEO Edgar Bronfman Jr. talked of a potential spinoff of the company's Internet music business.
In his long overdue Birdland debut, tenorman Harry Allen displayed his trademark rich melodic tone, an intrinsic ability to swing and beautifully structured phrasing. Active on the scene for a little…
After 10 years in absentia, Eurythmics -- the vehicle that made androgynous lead singer Annie Lennox an international superstar and her partner Dave Stewart one of the most in-demand producers of the…
At a nightclub in New Orleans called Donna's, young brass band musicians line up once a week in cutting sessions to play solos over a steady bebop rhythm section. Nearly every last one of the…
Santana's "Supernatural" logged its third consecutive week at No. 1 on the U.S. pop album charts and reached a record one-week haul of just under 200,000 copies sold, the group's Arista Records label…
Chris Montan, music exec and producer for the Walt Disney Studios, has been appointed prexy of Walt Disney Music.