Thirty years after turning on both jazz and rock auds, Charles Lloyd's reputation in jazz circles has never been better. He has an absorbing new album, "Voice in the Night" (ECM), and is surrounding…
A never-before-heard 1967 George Harrison track, "In the First Place," has just been dusted off for commercial release -- something sure to be music to Beatles' fans ears.
Mellow Irish rockers the Cranberries are -- like the bitter Cape Cod fruit that shares their name -- an acquired taste and clearly not for everybody, and at the sold-out Wiltern on Wednesday the band…
Concert industry titan SFX Entertainment has jumped into the urban music marketplace, acquiring 50% of A.H. Enterprises, a leading promoter of concerts in the genre. Run by Al Haymon, the L.A.-based…
Latin heartthrob Ricky Martin's first English-language disc is the nation's, and the year's, best-selling album thanks to a well-planned campaign and a hit single.
Reciprocal, a leading player involved in the digital distribution of music over the Internet, has bowed Reciprocal Music and tapped execs from rival AT&T's a2b Music to lead the new arm.
Although known as the sole survivor of Miles Davis' legendary "Kind of Blue" session, Jimmy Cobb still ranks as one of the unsung drummers in mainstream jazz. Yet his contributions to several of…
Warner Music Group has promoted Paul Vidich to exec veep of strategic planning and business development.
Diane Warren and Max Martin were named songwriters of the year Monday by the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers. It was an unprecedented fifth consecutive year for Warren.
Staples Center execs and Eagles management got a peaceful, easy feeling when tickets for the band's New Year's Eve show were quickly snapped up by fans.
Designer Tommy Hilfiger's Tommy Jeans line has been inked as the sponsor of Britney Spears' upcoming headlining tour.