It seems almost too perfect. The Newman music family. The legacy of the triumvirate of Alfred, Lionel and Emil carried on by the younger generation of Randy, Thomas, David and Maria.
For a little more than 40 minutes this month, John Mauceri will present a Brazilian travelogue in music with the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, connecting the arrival of the Portuguese to Carmen Miranda…
The sumptuous music bassist Charlie Haden has composed and recorded with his Quartet West pays allegiance to a romanticized vision of Los Angeles, the one seen in film noir and detailed in the novels…
Ornette Coleman (Avery Fisher Hall, New York; ,738 seats; $ 55 top) Presented by Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. Performers: (July 8) Ornette Coleman, Denardo Coleman, Dave Bryant, Bradley…
As she was making the label rounds, the rap on Meredith Brooks was that she was a sassy singer-songwriter in the Alanis Morissette mold -- perhaps too much so to make a name for herself.
Kirsten Smith used to take the somewhat seasonal nature of the scoring stage business for granted.
Hollywood history is filled with family dynasties of one sort or another --- the Barrymores, the Fondas, the Hustons --- but in the realm of music, only one name qualifies: the Newmans.
The Memorial Day shakeup at EMI Music set in motion a series of restructurings at the U.K.-based conglom that momentarily distracted industry types from the dismal atmosphere at the retail level…
Wu-Tang Clan, the rap supergroup, are hardly an old-school collective, yet their 60-minute live set tapped into the jam-in-the-park vibe of rap's origins. Their gritty and aggressive lyrics often are…
Atlantic Records has rewarded Craig Kallman with the new title of exec veep/office of the chairman, and responsibility for the day-to-day operation of the A&R department.
Inspired by traveling concerts such as the Lilith Fair and Lollapalooza, a group of independent filmmakers will hit the road this fall with Fuel, a monthlong film tour of 11 U.S. cities that will be…