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…
David Newman didn't start out to be a film composer. He wasn't even fully aware of the crucial role his father had played in film music history until a few years after Alfred Newman had died.
Kirsten Smith used to take the somewhat seasonal nature of the scoring stage business for granted.
Unlike in the TV and film industries, attorneys in the music business frequently wield more power and have more influence.
A comfortable three-bedroom house on a narrow street in Silverlake --- pool in the back, thick cables running through the living room --- is shaping up as one of the hottest studios in town, if not…
Lollapalooza founder Perry Farrell has organized a "relapse" of Jane's Addiction, the band he fronted and earned considerable kudos with in the late '80s and early '90s. The band will begin a…
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.
Sir David Puttnam, Richard Branson and Oasis manager Alan McGhee have been named as members of a new government task force to help promote British film, music and the arts.