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New York City has honored legendary jazz artist Miles Dais and renamed a street Miles Davis Way.
Most of the albums we listen to usually have between 10 and 15 traditionally structured songs, clocking in between 30 and 60 minutes. However, there are plenty of progressively minded artists who dispense with traditional structures and release ...
A while back, I wrote an article comparing songs that happen to have the same title. Though two songs sharing the same title is fairly common (I could rewrite that list many times over with new songs), two albums sharing a title doesn't happen nearly ...
Hugh Laurie kicked off his Canadian tour in Vancouver. To celebrate, the actor gave a toast to the crowd and downed a shot.
Aside from an acoustical imbalance, this was an admirable and thoroughly enjoyable staging of a Bernstein treasure too seldom revived, together with two new short operatic works by 21st century composers.
One story is dominating the Twittersphere for opera fans just now, and that is the outraged reaction by singers to critics' observations of the body shape of a cast-member of Glyndebourne's season-opening production of Strauss' 'Der Rosenkavalier.'
The glass will be shattered regarding who's the better minimalist--Steve Reich vs. Phil Glass--in Brooklyn, New York during a three-day performance at BAM's upcoming Next Wave Festival 2014. Alcohol will be served, too.
There may not be much meaning to all this Asian pop rubbish. But nonetheless, Lang Lang teams up with 2PM boy band member, Jun K for some kind of collaboration.
Kenneth "Kenny" Carr is an internationally renowned jazz musician who has mastered sousaphone, bass horn, trombone, baritone, drums, trumpet, and piano. He is known as one of the world's premier soulful jazz trombonist and shout band recording ...
This past weekend, Austrian drag queen Conchita Wurst (née Tom Neuwirth) won Eurovision's 2014 iteration. And now Vlad Putin's favored soprano, Anna Netrebko, has apparently lent her virality to Wurst's LGBQTA cause.
'Glee' creator Ryan Murphy's purchase of the rights to 'Funny Girl,' now in a fictional revival on TV's 'Glee,' made us think about some of the great fictional musicals of the past.
Watch the world's favorite soprano shill for Austria's second-rate airline. Then, watch a behind-the-scenes look at the world's most favored soprano shilling for a second-rate Austrian airline.
"They say that it takes 10 years to get your New Orleans passport," laughs jazz singer and guitarist Carsie Blanton. "Until then, you're just a visitor."
Jazz at Lincoln Center has been packed with special performances this season. Next among the bastion of heavyweights coming to Columbus Circle is pianist Cecil Taylor, who will visit Swing University this May and June.
Keith Jarrett, by public consensus, is equal parts jazz legend and conceited jackass. That is, his stage antics have come to precede him, and he doesn't do much in the way of damage control either.