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Angelina Jordan, Age 7, Channels Billie Holiday's "Gloomy Sunday" on 'Norway's Got Talent' Audition

First it was Jackie Evancho on 'America's Got Talent'...Then it was Amira on 'Holland's Got Talent'...Now 7-year-old Angelina Jordan has become the latest pint-sized prodigy to amaze the judges with her mature-sounding voice, during an audition for ...

UPDATE: Harris Theater Reopens After Fire, Chicago Opera's 'Queenie Pie' and Music of the Baroque's 'Italian Style' Rescheduled

UPDATE: The Harris Theater reopened on Friday after an electrical and mechanical fire caused the busy performing arts venue to shut down for more than two weeks. The theater’s director, Michael Tiknis, said that all necessary repairs and ...

7-Year-Old Cover of 'Gloomy Sunday' By Billie Holiday Goes Viral

A 7-year-old, front- toothless girl named Angelina Jordan performed Billie Holiday's version of "Gloomy Sunday" on Norway's Got Talent, and it's guaranteed to give you chills. She completely nails the dark jazz ballad, which is often referred to as ...

Len Cariou Joins Nathan Lane, Megan Mullally, Patrick Wilson, Sierra Boggess for One-Off 'Guys and Dolls' at Carnegie Hall

Full casting has been announced for Carnegie Hall's one-off concert performance of 'Guys and Dolls' on April 3 at 7:30 p.m. And, following in the well-established tradition of classically-inflected musical theater concerts, the line-up is stellar.

Tribeca Film Festival Features Promising Music Documentaries

A number of promising music documentaries will appear at this year's Tribeca Film Festival.

Rhinegold Publishing Launches Free Concert Series, Six a Year, at London's Conway Hall with Julian and Jiaxin Lloyd Webber

A nice initiative from the folks at Rhinegold Publishing, the house behind specialist music titles such as Classical Music, International Arts Manager and International Pianist. They have announced the creation of a series of free concerts, six a ...

Everything, Again: Rodrigo Maio's Tumblr, 'New Records Old Covers,' Gives Contemporary Vinyl That Classic Jazz Look

Designer Rodrigo Maio reimagines recent albums in the style of old jazz covers, of which he consigns to his Tumblr, New Records Old Covers.

Professor Longhair's New Orleans Home Restored

Here's a feel-good story for jazz fans, although it's been a long time in the making: The final home of New Orleans piano legend Henry "Professor Longhair" Byrd has finally been renovated following the destruction inflicted by Hurricane Katrina. A ...

Maria Schneider Jazz Orchestra Performs Unreleased, Unrecorded Music at Jazz at Lincoln Center's Allen Room March 14 and 15

After more than a decade-long absence, Maria Schneider will return to Jazz at Lincoln Center with a performance of previously unreleased, unrecorded music. A multi-Grammy-winning composer, arranger, bandleader and Upper West Side native, Schneider ...

Quickies: Chopin Prodigy Serena Wang, Montero vs. Dudamel, What Satchmo Thought, Highest Paid Maestros, Bauhaus Triadic Ballet

Get a preview of 'Dances of the Dolls,' the forthcoming CD by 9-year-old Serena Wang, expected later this month--specifically, Chopin's 'Fantasie Impromptu' in F-sharp minor.

Classicalite's Five Best: Rock Stars and Their Musical Mentors

The trend of recent decades of rock stars to turn to classical music isn't so very surprising. No, especially not when you consider some very direct influences between the mainstream classical world and the rockers. Here, then, are Classicalite's ...

Watch the Video for Roxanna's "Close Your Eyes," Her Second Single from 'Exotica' (Roxart, Inc.)

Just talking with Canadian bel canto Roxanna, via Skype, from her base in Toronto, it's pretty obvious what makes her such a great singer. Soothing, never strident, Roxanna makes you want to listen to her.

Madoff Blues: Delta Groove Music Owner Randy Chortkoff Indicted on Fraud for Movie "Starring" Joaquin Phoenix, Ray Liotta

Randy Chortkoff of Delta Groove Music is under arrest for selling an investment that didn't exist. Securities and Exhange special agent Timothy Delaney claimed that Chortkoff's opportunities were "straight up fraud" and could land him in prison for ...

Paco De Lucía, Revered Flamenco and Jazz Guitarist from Andalucia, Dead at 66

Paco De Lucía, a superstar among flamenco guitarists, has died aged 66. Born Francisco Gustavo Sánchez Gomes, and best known for his flamenco albums, he also played classical and jazz. Some of his finest collaborations were in these spheres, as ...

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