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Questlove's New Book 'Soul Train: The Music, Dance, and Style of a Generation' Chronicles The History of The Famous Variety Show

It has only been a few months since releasing the critically acclaimed Mo' Beta Blues, and Ahmir "?uestlove" Thompson is at it again with the Soul Train chronicle, Soul Train: The Music, Dance, and Style of a Generation.

DOWNLOAD: RE/Search Head V. Vale's 'Lausanne Theme' for Solo Piano

A mere 99 cents lands you the latest piano improvisation from the founder of RE/Search Publications.

WATCH: Leonard Slatkin Leads the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Detroit Children's Choir in “Go Get ‘Em Tigers!”

The Detroit Tigers' bid for the World Series began last Friday, and no group has been more spirited in their support than the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, who played "Go Get Em Tigers!"--complete with Tigers baseball caps and team...

Five Quickies: Ballet Star and Son Stabbed, Classical's Hell Week, John Zorn at the Met, Graphic Scores, Stevie Nicks of Thrones

So, in an effort to keep all you Classicalites abreast of each and every situation, we'll be trawling the web for the best headlines--those stories, those people making the biggest waves.

REVIEW: Katie Melua, Maria Friedman Head London’s Tribute to Lyricist Don Black

The stars turned out to celebrate the career of master lyricist Don Black, as his new show with Andrew Lloyd Webber is readied for its West End première.,,

Carnegie Hall Strike Ends as Stagehands Accept Labor Deal

Stagehands on strike at Carnegie Hall voted on Friday to accept a proposed labor agreement, effectively ending the two-day strike that forced Carnegie Hall to cancel its opening night gala.

UPDATE: Leon Botstein's American Symphony Orchestra Concert at Carnegie Hall, "New York Avant-Garde," Will Go On!

UPDATE: A source has confirmed that this American Symphony Orchestra concert will go ahead at Carnegie Hall tonight. There had been fears that it, like the Philadelphia Orchestra concert last night, would be canceled...

Andrew Lloyd Webber's New Musical, 'Stephen Ward,' Seeks Redemption for Profumo Affair Scapegoat

Stephen Ward was something of a playboy, enjoying the company of attractive young women, the rich and powerful and the lifestyle that went along with this...

Government Shutdown Playlist [LISTEN]

If you haven’t heard by now, the government is shutting down starting today — the first time in 17 years. To lighten the mood, Music Times has created a playlist of songs about the government shutdown.

Highlights of Global Citizen Festival 2013

The second annual Global Citizen Festival took place over the weekend on The Great Lawn in New York's Central Park. The focus of this year's festival was to accelerate the possibility of having a world without extreme poverty by 2030 — within a ...

Late Night Rundown: Your Guide to This Week's Musical Guests Sept. 30 through Oct. 4

Each week, network and cable television shows invite artists across genres to perform on their late night segments. Here are this week's musical guests. Be sure to check out our recaps after the show. September 30 through October 4.

Hyde Park Jazz Festival Showcases the Breadth of Chicago Jazz Talent

The seventh annual Hyde Park Jazz Festival takes place this weekend with a schedule of free events at venues in Chicago...

London’s Jewish Cultural Centre, JW3, Opens Its Doors

A new cultural center in London has opened its doors, and it's something new for the British capitol--a Jewish cultural center, commonly known in the U.S. (where they are far from rare) as a JCC. This has been several years in the planning and the ...

Vijay Iyer, Jazz Pianist, Awarded MacArthur Foundation Fellowship

New York jazz pianist Vijay Iyer was one of 24 individuals to receive a MacArthur Foundation Fellowship on September 25. The fellowships are given to individuals across a wide range of fields, ranging from the arts to astrophysics. Iyer and classical ...

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