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Go Cocks: Duo Cortado, USC Guitarists Devin Shermin and Andy Jurik, Play George Fetner at Conundrum Music Hall

Formed in 2012, USC School of Music graduates Devin Shermin and Andy Jurik decided to explore their common interests, pursuing repertoire that compliments their style while inculcating their own talents. Go 'Cocks, indeed.

Quickies: What is Killing Classical Music?, Carnegie Hall 2014-15, Tapestry Taps Michael Mori, Sounds of Gambling, Music Video Minus One

Will Robin: As the musicologist and pianist Charles Rosen so eloquently put it, “The death of classical music is perhaps its oldest continuing tradition.” To place that tradition in context, consider the infographic below. Design credit goes to ...

Monkey Business: 'King Kong' Advances on Empire State Building Again...This Time as a Musical!

The show is by Craig Lucas and Marius De Vries. Some notable names are attached, especially additional lyrics by Richard Thomas, the supremely talented guy behind Jerry Springer - The Opera. And also watch out for the excellent director Daniel ...

A.V. Club: D.I.Y. Purists R. Stevie Moore and Gary Wilson's Blind Dates Hit ISSUE Project Room with Broken Down Ambience

Last week Classicalite announced yet another performance at the ISSUE Project Room, a candid yet industrial work space located in Brooklyn's Boerum Hill. This time, R. Stevie Moore and Gary Wilson and the Blind Dates took the stage in what became an ...

Alabama Feeling: Arthur Doyle, Free Jazz Legend, Dead at 69

One of his earliest recordings, The Black Ark (1969), under alto saxophonist Noah Howard's leadership, ushered him onto the scene, yet subtly so. Though the time between his first and second recordings may not have garnered too much popular ...

Steppin' Out: Eight-Time Grammy Winner Herb Alpert Earns Another for Best Pop Instrumental Album

Now, we take a moment to honor the ingenious multi-award-winning Herb Alpert and his most recent Grammy for Best Pop Instrumental Album.

GRAMMY: Lang Lang Mixes Prokofiev, Bartók with Rock 'n' Roll, Hip-Hop

The Chinese piano superstar has a very different take on the classical masters.

Laurello, Lerew or Warren: Sō Percussion to Premiere One American Composers Forum National Finalist in New Jersey

Sō Percussion's unique style of ensemble infuses all things struck and battered. Sure, composers the likes of Edgard Varèse, John Cage and Steve Reich have passed down their percussive theories, but this quartet has formulated a repertoire--if not ...

The Big Dream: David Lynch Presents Ringo Starr with Lifetime Achievement Award for Peace and Love

With only two Beatles still surviving, it's near impossible for either Paul McCartney or Ringo Starr to stay out of the limelight. Macca, aged 71, is still as prolific as he was in his 40s, yet Ringo, 73, remains ever more humble and tame (especially ...

UNPLUGGED: ISSUE Project Room Hosts Lo-Fi, D.I.Y. Legends R. Stevie Moore and Gary Wilson

For over a decade now, ISSUE Project Room has played a pivotal role in showcasing raw, left-of-center talent--both old and new. No surprise, then, it's also one of Classicalite's favorite venues in all of Gotham. Be it Charlemagne Palestine, Tony ...

Genius Pianist Vijay Iyer and Trio Making Jazz at Lincoln Center Debut in the Allen Room

Jazz pianist Vijay Iyer might just be the kind of badass we need in our lives. Not only has he garnered numerous citations--DownBeat's International Critics' Poll awarded him Jazz Artist of the Year and Pianist of the Year, to name but two--but he's ...

Dylanology: Coen Brothers' 'Inside Llewyn Davis' Revives Interest in Dave Van Ronk, the Real Mayor of MacDougal Street

Yesterday, Classicalite published my piece on the importance of staying relevant in our ever-changing world. As such thinking is wont to do, it met with a bit of criticism. Occasionally, yes, music and culture that begins outside the mainstream ...

Collateral Damage: Where Will Copyright Law Get Us to Next...Nowhere?

Call it "collateral damage," indeed. Technology has become an everyday re-invention of the new age. While computerization inserts itself as the norm, industries deliberate on better ways of protecting their products from illegal sharing and piracy.

NewMusicBox's Alex Temple on Staying Musically Relevant in 2014 (feat. Joanna Gruesome...and the Late Sonic Youth)

Remaining successful in the modern world is no easy feat. In order to be a successful artist today, one must stay relevant. But what does that mean, you may wonder?

Miles Davis's 1970 Performances at Fillmore East and West Being Released

Miles Davis is a performer that music literally cannot get enough of. Even the biggest acts eventually run out of music to feed their fans-every live gig starts to run together-but Davis, possibly the greatest jazz musician of all time, continues to ...

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