Mark O'Connor, a disciple and protege of the late Parisian jazz fiddler Stephane Grappelli, keeps the flame alive, playing the music of the legendary Hot Club of France and re-creating the master's…
Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman announced late Friday that their dispute with Scott Rudin regarding the rights to their long-gestating musical "Gold!" had been settled out of court.
Thanks to a licensing deal set to be announced today by digital music service Pressplay, consumers will finally get what they always wanted: Britney on demand.
A week after paying Mariah Carey nearly $30 million to walk away from her contract, EMI topper Alain Levy took the wraps off a massive restructuring at the top of the company's North American unit…
Concert promoter Marcel Avram has sued Michael Jackson, claiming the pop star is looking for another promoter for his upcoming World Concert Tour despite a signed agreement with Avram. He is seeking…
No longer called "Thoel," the new Billy Joel-Twyla Tharp musical will get a more mellifluous moniker, "Movin' Out," for its upcoming Broadway debut.
Robert Moog, who invented the Moog synthesizer in 1965, and Apple Computer, which has revolutionized the use of computers in recording studios, will receive the Technical Grammy awards this year.
Ray Cooper and Ashley Newton, co-presidents of EMI label Virgin Records, have ankled the company, apparent victims of EMI head honcho Alain Levy's continuing efforts to return the ailing music…
Army Archerd: Just for Variety
The hottest musical residency in town has long been Jon Brion's Friday-night gig at Largo. It's based on his whims and multi-instrumental dexterity, not to mention tremendous pop instincts that keep…
Alan Jackson, Creed and Linkin Park held onto 1, 2 and 3 in the nation's album sales chart as the country singer's "Drive" (Arista) remained on top with 230,000 units sold in the week ending Sunday…