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New York City Honors Jazz Legend, Unveils 'Miles Davis Way'

New York City has honored legendary jazz artist Miles Dais and renamed a street Miles Davis Way.

7 Great Albums with Just 3 Tracks (Or Less)

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 ...

7 Pairs of Albums with the Same Title: Which Is Better?

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 Kicks Off Canada Tour, Does a Shot of Celebration On Stage

Hugh Laurie kicked off his Canadian tour in Vancouver. To celebrate, the actor gave a toast to the crowd and downed a shot.

REVIEW: 'TROUBLEfuturesongs' with Leonard Bernstein's 'Trouble in Tahiti'

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.

Critics' Body Blows at Glyndebourne Performer Has Opera Singers in Uproar

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.'

Minimal Awkwardness: Philip Glass Versus Steve Reich at Brooklyn Academy of Music's Next Wave Festival 2014

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.

KPop Disaster: Lang Lang and 2PM Frontman, Jun K, Collaborate...But Does Anyone Care?

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.

Introducing Kenny Carr

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 ...

Rise Like a Social Phoenix: Russia's Anna Netrebko Supports Eurovision 2014 Winner, Austrian Drag Queen Conchita Wurst?

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.

Classicalite's Five Best: Made-Up Musicals

'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.

LINKS: Anna Netrebko for Austrian Air, Miles Davis Way, Frozen Once Upon a Time, Strad Money, Dancing with Boston Stars

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.

Classicalite Q&A with New Orleans Young Lioness Carsie Blanton

"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, WKCR'S Ben Young Offer Four Wednesday Lessons in Free Pianist Cecil Taylor at Swing University

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.

WATCH: Keith Jarrett Continues Reign of Debauchery in Japan, Satirical Cartoon Arises from Another Embarrassing Concert

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.

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