Rock and jazz keyboard star Herbie Hancock will kick off the 14th edition of the Montreal Intl. Jazz Festival July 1, with organizers planning more than 300 concerts over 11 days.
Grammy Award winner k.d. lang will produce and write the soundtrack music for Fine Line Features' "Even Cowgirls Get the Blues," the Gus Van Sant film based on the Tom Robbins novel starring Uma…
James Cameron's Lightstorm Records & Music Publishing Tuesday named Randy Gerston as its vice-president of A&R, in charge of day-to-day operations.
Former Soviet Union leader Mikhail Gorbachev and Billy Joel have teamed for a charity event called "Together For Our Children -- Musicians Unite With Stars To Immunize Children."
Daniel Savage has been named director of marketing at Mercury Records, reporting to Larry Stessel, senior VP and general manager of the label.
Someday, Paul McCartney may have as much respect for his songs as he obviously does for the environment. But not this day.
Bril Flint has been appointed VP of strategic planning at EMI Records Group North America.
Richie Gallo has been named senior VP of sales and distribution at A&M Records, taking over for Bill Gilbert, who left the company.
The cable TV biz Monday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to delay implementation of must-carry rules pending its review of a lower court's decision. Cablers are fighting a U.S. District Court's recent…
Friday's Daily Variety detailed a lawsuit filed by Sedona Records against Zoo Entertainment. Zoo's response was inadvertently deleted from the story. "We feel the suit is without merit and we will…
A lot of what you hear on contemporary jazz radio can be traced to the influence of the Jeff Lorber Fusion, which flourished from 1979 to 1986.