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Steven Spielberg's 'Bridge of Spies' First Film from Director in 30 Years Not to Be Scored by John Williams

Tabloids everywhere are suggesting a scandalous Hollywood breakup as DreamWorks Pictures announced this week that composer John Williams would not be handling Steven Spielberg's 'Bridge of Spies,' the first time since 1985 that he wouldn't be scoring ...

5 Musicians That 'Borrowed' Fashion Personas: Lady Gaga, Liberace, and, yeah, Natalia Kills

This week's most viral, and most infuriating video from the music world comes from X Factor New Zealand, where judge Natalia Kills simply eviscerates contestant Joe Irvine for allegedly stealing his look from her husband, fellow judge Willy Moon. ...

Soprano Sarah Brightman Plans To Be First Diva To Sing on ISS Space Adventure, Spends $52 Million

Perhaps one of the world's most famous sopranos, Sarah Brightman, announced a while back that on Sept. 1 she will be on board Soyuz flight TMA18M bound for the International Space Station hundreds of miles above Earth. And now she discusses what that ...

Jay Z and Bruno Spoerri Split Royalties of 'Versus' 50-50 for Unlicensed Sample; Nothing on 'Blurred Lines' Penalty

Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams were certainly responsibly for the biggest copyright infraction decision of the last week, which allowed Jay Z to get away relatively headline-free for his settlement with jazz performer Bruno Spoerri over the track ...

Dan Aykroyd Bringing 'Blues Brothers' Influence to Genre Imprint Under Blue Note Records Label

The Blues Brothers was more than just a comedic concept: Dan Aykroyd and John Belushi were real life fans of jazz and blues, and now the former is starting a blues label with Judy Belushi (John's widow) under the Blue Note label. The imprint will ...

Pi Day: Music Times Does Music by The Numbers, Featuring Metallica, Miles Davis, The Ministry of Sound and More

Happy Pi Day! We're taking the digits of Pi (or at least the first nine digits), 3.14159265, and coming up with a numerical album or song title for each. Check out numerical numbers from Metallica, Miles Davis, The Ministry of Sound and more.

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Junkie XL Shares 'Mad Max: Fury Road' & 'Run All Night' Score Details

Junkie XL has been making waves in the film, TV and video game industries with a strong collection of soundtracks and scores already under his belt, despite starting his career as a touring musician beforehand. Forming partnerships with and assisting ...

7 Highest Priced Records on eBay Right Now: The Beatles, Bruce Springsteen, Lightnin' Hopkins and More

Jack White made headlines last week when he announced that he was the bidder who spent $300,000 for the acetate of Elvis Presley's original single, a 7" pressing from Sun Records featuring "My Happiness" and "That's When Your Heartaches Begin," and ...

David T. Little's Opera 'Dog Days' Comes to Fort Worth, L.A.

The breakout opera 'Dog Days' by David T. Little and librettist Royce Vavrek will be traveling to the Fort Worth and the Los Angeles operas this coming spring and summer season.

Tony Bennet and Bill Evans Classic Jazz Sessions to Be Released on Four-LP Vinyl Set to Mark 40th Anniversary

The memorable pairing of Tony Bennett and—no, not Lady Gaga—jazz pianist Bill Evans will have reached its 40th anniversary during 2015, and Fantasy Records will be reissuing the work of the two performers in the form of a four-LP set titled The ...

Al Jarreau Turns 75: Music Times Chooses 5 Starting Points for Getting to Know The Jazz Great ('Moonlighting' and More)

Jazz vocalist Al Jarreau celebrates his 75th birthday today, not letting age get to him as he performs at events such as the forthcoming International Jazz Day celebration being staged by UNESCO in Paris. Jarreau is one of those greats who has stood ...

7 Celebrity Wedding Singers: Elton John, Ellie Goulding and Whitney Houston Play Sometimes Surprising Nuptials

Lady Gaga's wedding to actor Taylor Kinney sound like it will be swinging joint, as her Cheek to Cheek costar Tony Bennett has confirmed that he'll be performing at the event when it occurs later this year. One benefit to being a celebrity is having ...

Miller Theatre's Early Music Series Finale 'Myths & Allegories' Featuring Les Délices

Miller Theatre at Columbia University School of the Arts will be presenting the 2014-15 Early Music Series finale, "Myths & Allegories." The show will feature an exploration of Homer’s Odyssey featuring the young ensemble, Les Délices.

Emeline Michel and Marc Ribot Perform the Music of Frantz Casseus

Emeline Michel and Marc Ribot will perform "The Music of Frantz Casseus: Father of Haitian Classical Guitar" as a part of the Greenwich House Music School’s Uncharted Concert Series.

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