Beverly Sills, the Brooklyn-born coloratura soprano whose fame extended well beyond the opera house thanks to her effusive personality and charitable work, died of lung cancer in Manhattan on July 2.
Universal Music Group continues to dominate the music industry with a 31.59% market share, as the industry battles with a 15% drop in sales from the first half of 2006.
Bill Pinkney, the last survivor of the original members of the musical group The Drifters, died July 4 in Daytona Beach, Fla.
BBC Bristol is fast gaining international fame for making documentaries dedicated to exploring a very different type of life form -- equally well known for their wild antics -- rock and pop musicians.
Pianist Nik Bartsch has described Ronin's music as "zen funk" -- a categorization that, on the surface, seems oxymoronic. But at this perf, which marked the group's Stateside bow, he went a long way…