Jazz trumpeter Herb Pomeroy, who played with Charlie Parker, backed up Frank Sinatra, and influenced generations of musicians in four decades as a teacher at Berklee College of Music and MIT, died…
Modern jazz icon Max Roach, who altered the course of drumming in the 1940s and would use the music to affect race relations, academia, theater and dance, died in his sleep Thursday morning. He was…
At the close of what had already been a distinguished Guitar Night, surprise guest Herbie Hancock sauntered out of the wings, playfully shooed Patrice Rushen off the piano bench and joined guitarists…
Fresh off their latest tour, 1980s folk-punk favorites the Violent Femmes are headed for a surprise gig in federal court.
Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band will release their first album in five years on Oct. 2. "Magic," the Boss' first album with his E Street Band since the Sept. 11-inspired "The Rising."
A Russian court has dealt the recording industry a blow, acquitting a top exec of a notorious downloading site of all charges of copyright violation.
UGK's first album in five years, "Underground Kingz" (Jive), sold 160,000 copies to debut at No. 1 on the nation's album sales chart.
Viacom has pledged $1 million in cash and more than $500,000 in media value to support the construction of a memorial to Martin Luther King Jr. on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.
Performing rights orgs ASCAP and BMI have introduced a secure website that allows users to enter, manage and electronically submit music cue sheet data for television, cable and film productions.
An intriguing contrast was presented by the Greek Theater's double bill of reunited new wave originators Squeeze and post-modern pop rockers Fountains of Wayne: The vets made it look difficult, the…
David Agnew, exec VP-general manager of the Disney Music Group, has added a new title: president of Walt Disney Records.