Harvey R. Cohen, two-time Emmy-winning composer, arranger and big-band leader, died Sunday after suffering a heart attack at his home in Agoura Hills, Calif. He was 55.
Unique among kudo presentations, at the AFI Awards the work really does speak for itself. At Friday's Four Seasons luncheon (almost an exact replica of the old version of Premiere's Women in…
Jazz saxophonist Michael Brecker died Jan. 13 in New York of leukemia after a public battle with with the pre-leukemic disease MDS. He was 57.
A bipartisan quartet of lawmakers on Thursday reintroduced a 2006 digital music protection bill left over from the last Congress. Sens. Dianne Feinstein, Lindsey Graham, Joseph Biden and Lamar…
Alice Coltrane, a keyboardist, harpist and composer who also managed the legacy of her late husband John Coltrane, died Friday of respiratory failure. She was 69.
The pleasant yet intense lute music of 17th century England shapes the body of the most delicate experiment in Sting's musical life. In the songs of John Dowland, he has found an Elizabethan…
Personality can take a performer a long way, even in the absence of especially compelling material, and the diminutive British rapper Lady Sovereign has boatloads of personality. "I can't dance and I…
Music conglom EMI announced a restructuring program designed to save the company $215 million in incremental annual cost savings. EMI created the plan, which included the dismissal of two top execs…
There's nothing like an accolade or anniversary to stir rock 'n' roll reunion rumors. Freshly inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Van Halen is plotting a return to concert stages in the…
The 5-year-old child of James Brown and his partner, Tomi Rae Hynie, is not included in the will read Thursday to six of the entertainer's children, attorneys for the late singer say.