Intense and often aggressive, Pat Metheny's 65-minute piece "The Way Up" was played in its entirety to open his 2¾-hour show at Universal. It is as challenging a composition as Metheny and his…
Friday night's double bill of Los Lobos and Perla Batalla brought together east and west ... Los Angeles. Which brings up an interesting question: Can it really be called "world music" -- the show…
Starbucks will offer exclusively a newly recorded acoustic version of Alanis Morissette's "Jagged Little Pill" to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the multimillion-selling disc. It will be the…
The 27th annual Playboy Jazz Festival will be held the weekend of June 11-12 at the Hollywood Bowl, with Boney James headlining Saturday and George Benson topping the Sunday bill.
Boundaries are smudged in an Antony and the Johnsons perf. Nothing is clear. Not his tremulously androgynous voice; not his appearance -- in a black wig and black blouse covered by ripped mesh he…
Green Day's "Jesus of Suburbia," the nine-minute cornerstone of their disc "American Idiot," will become IFC's anthem in promotions for the rest of the year.
Music nets MTV and VH1 have tapped Lucia Ballas-Traynor general manager of MTV Espanol and VHUno, MTV Networks Music Group's U.S. Hispanic nets.
Katherine E. Brown has taken over as executive director at Jazz at Lincoln Center. She succeeds Derek E. Gordon, who was promoted to president last month upon the retirement of Hughlyn F. Fierce.
West Coast jazz baby Tierney Sutton has little direct contact with her audience, instead focusing heavenward, as if in a trance. Insightful and imaginative, Sutton finds new depths in some old songs…
Shawn Fanning's Snocap has signed its second major label, Sony BMG, as it attempts to turn peer-to-peer into a legit business. Company was founded late last year by the Napster creator based on new…
Delta Goodrem, Green Day and Black Eyed Peas were the big winners at the first MTV Australia Video Music Awards, held Thursday night at Sydney's Luna Park. Goodrem drew the female artist nod and…