I Have the Room Above Her

I Have the Room Above Her

While guitarist Bill Frisell and tenor saxophonist Joe Lovano are two of jazz's best explorers, both started as protÉgÉs of break-the-jazz-rules master drummer Paul Motian.
The Truth

The Truth

Precious Bryant is definitely like one of those peaches folks in Georgia like to brag about from time to time. She's a genuine country blues artist who didn't track her debut album ("Fool Me Good," 2002) until she was about 60 years old.
Follow Your Heart

Follow Your Heart

Mario Frangoulis' second release, "Follow Your Heart," continues the Greek tenor's assault on Josh Groban and Andrea Bocelli turf.
VH1 Classic Metal Mania: Stripped

VH1 Classic Metal Mania: Stripped

"VH1 Classic Metal Mania: Stripped" consists of 15 hit metal ballads from the '80s that helped break mainstream radio barriers for such bands as Warrant ("I Saw Red") and Slaughter ("Fly to the Angels").
Ultimate Kylie

Ultimate Kylie

Why is "Ultimate Kylie" important? Well, the double-CD, 33-song set includes nearly every significant international hit the Australian singer has had since her 1987 debut.
This Day in Music

This Day in Music

2002 - A Los Angeles Superior Court jury finds James Brown not guilty of sexually harassing a former employee, rejecting four of the five counts brought against the singer.
Love Songs

Love Songs

Thanks to a voice as smooth and warm as hot buttered rum, Lou Rawls has enjoyed a career that most contemporary artists can only dream about.
Kind of Blue

Kind of Blue

Among Sony BMG's initial DualDisc offerings is this classic from the Columbia catalog. The top-selling jazz album in history and a perennial favorite, it's an appropriate issue for the two-sided CD/DVD hybrid.
X

X

Intocable's two-disc set, "X," commemorates the norteÑo group's 10-year-plus association with EMI Latin and its 10th release for the label.
Mercy Now

Mercy Now

"Mercy Now" is not an easy listen. It is challenging and intense—which, given its creator's history, only makes sense. Mary Gauthier has spent time in rehab, a halfway house and jail.
Love Rocks

Love Rocks

With phrases like "family values" and "compassionate conservative" taking on new and heightened meaning, a CD like "Love Rocks" arrives right on time.
Burning in the Sun

Burning in the Sun

When we first heard Coldplay's "Yellow," we thought it was Dave Matthews with a new backing band. When we first heard Blue Merle, we thought it was Coldplay's Chris Martin backed by a latter-day Dave Matthews Band.

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