Alternative rock isn't dead, it's simply moved to Bizarro World -- where Billy Joel, Hall & Oates and Elton John are revered as hipster icons and playing air piano is the guilty pleasure of choice.
Al Hirt, whose power and technique made him the King of the Trumpet in the 1960s when he won a Grammy for his hit "Java," died Tuesday. He was 76.
Former CAA agent Jay Moloney today will be named president of Paradise Music & Entertainment, a publicly traded multimedia company headed by producer/director Jesse Dylan. Moloney will oversee an…
Even with no major anniversary pending, Beethoven suddenly looms large across Southern California this spring and summer. To start matters off, the venerable New York-based Beaux Arts Trio visited…
In an effort to help musicians protect their works, music and copyright powerhouse BMI said Friday that it will begin offering everything from online registration services to searchable databases…
This week, the Jazz Bakery is not the place to go to relax after a brutal day at the office. Cecil Taylor, the scraggly-haired, 70-year-old ball of coiled energy seated at a grand piano is, as ever…
Rapper Nas’s “I Am” is the bestselling album in the nation for the second week running, selling more than 200,000 copies, according to data released Wednesday. Though sales of the Columbia Records…
Michael Jackson has picked Honolulu's Aloha Stadium as the venue to perform in a New Year's Eve Millennium show, which German promoter and producer Marcel Avram said will pay the self-proclaimed King…
Sony Signatures has landed the worldwide licensing, tour merchandising and e-commerce rights to teen music queen Britney Spears.
Tim Sommer has been tapped senior VP of Refuge/MCA Records, where he will be charged with inking and developing acts on the Don Gehman-led label.
Screaming is nothing new -- Elvis heard it, the Beatles heard it, George Michael heard it and, seemingly, 'N Sync lives for it. When the 6- to 16-year-old girls that make up the vast majority of…