Hoping to increase it hold on the new age/adult contemporary marketplace, the Windham Hill Group has reinstituted a jazz arm and also has pacted with Peak Records, a top indie label with an…
In a landmark judgment, the Irish Supreme Court has permitted U2's Dublin concert to go ahead Aug. 30, after an earlier attempt to host the homecoming gig in the capital was refused permission on the…
Buoyed by the box office success of the film and an inescapable musicvideo and single of the title track, the soundtrack to the Columbia Pictures film "Men in Black" was the bestselling album in the…
Insane Clown Posse, the Hollywood Records act whose debut album was pulled from store shelves when Walt Disney execs objected to its content, has jumped ship to Island Records. The Detroit-based duo…
Jimmie Dale Gilmore (House of Blues; 1,000 capacity; $ 15) Presented inhouse. Band: Gilmore, Brad Fordham, Rob Gjersoe, Rob Hooper. Reviewed July 15, 1997. Jimmie Dale Gilmore began his House of…
John Reid, prexy of A&M/Island/Motown Records of Canada, has been upped to chairman of Polygram Group Canada. He will succeed industry vet Joe Summers, who is retiring but will remain a consultant to…
Music industry exec Ernie Singleton has pacted with Black Entertainment Television to develop a new record label, Fully Loaded Records.
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.
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…
Long before Alanis Morissette delivered her treatise about what life is like when it is "Ironic," Randy Newman was pop music's ironist par excellence.