Mary Jo Mennella has been upped to senior veep of Fox Music Publishing, adding to her current duties as general manager of the division.
Trauma Records settled its lawsuit Monday against the band Bush -- and inked the group to a long-term recording deal.
With a well-chosen assortment of roughed-up, blues-based numbers to compliment the gritty tone of material from the new "Mule Variations," Tom Waits has created an archetype for the 21st century…
Adventurous, exasperating, illuminating and just plain off-the-wall: The 21-year saga of the Long Beach Opera has been all of these and more. This year's two offerings, produced last weekend…
It's no great revelation that a sense of rhythm is important to a jazz musician, yet it is also helpful for festival programmers to be able to sense the rhythm of the audience. Evidently, the…
It wasn't so much a concert as a lovefest. Al Green -- or rather, the Rev. Al Green -- the hugely gifted soul hitmaker of the early 1970s who chucked the scene to become a preacher and gospel singer…
Bruce Springsteen, out touring with his recently reunited E Street Band, is in negotiations to play his first Las Vegas gig at the Thomas and Mack Center on the UNLV campus.
Music industry vet Phil Costello has been tapped senior veep of promotion for Reprise Records. Costello will oversee the label's efforts to nab radio airplay for its artists. It's also the latest key…
In only five party-driven numbers, Ricky Martin proved what all the media fuss is about. Martin was faced with jump-starting an audience that had baked for up to nine hours at radio station KIIS'…
This year's Playboy Jazz Festival was dedicated to crooner Joe Williams, who died earlier this year, with several performers paying tribute (often with his signature blues, "Every Day") on Saturday…
Sales of pirated music CDs grew 20% worldwide in 1998, the result of rampant illegal manufacturing and a sophisticated smuggling network between Southeast Asia and Latin America.