1. Keys, Arie, Cash Tribute Set For Jamaica Fest

    December 31, 2003 12:00 AM EST Alicia Keys, India.Arie, Kenny Rogers and Michael McDonald are among the artists confirmed to perform at the Air Jamaica Jazz & Blues Festival. Set for Jan. 22-25 at the Cinnamon Hill Golf Course Alicia Keys, India.Arie, Kenny Rogers and Michael McDonald are among the artists confirmed to…

  2. Billboard Bits: Michelle Branch, Stereolab, Cesaria Evora

    September 11, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on Michelle Branch, Stereolab, Cesaria Evora Singer/songwriter Michelle Branch has lined up a fall tour in support of her sophomore Maverick album, "Hotel Paper." The trek begins Oct. 2 in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., and will wrap Oct. 29 in Oshkosh, Wis. Afterward, Branch has five…

  3. 'Concert For George' To Hit Theaters, DVD

    September 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Filmed in high definition and recorded in 5.1 surround sound, "A Concert for George" will be released worldwide on DVD in November, distributed internationally via ArenaPlex LLC. A film chronicling last fall's star-studded George Harrison tribute at London's Royal Albert…

  4. This Day in Music

    May 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>The Rolling Stones arrive by blimp at New York's Van Cortland Park to announce their 2002/2003 world tour. 2002 - The Rolling Stones arrive by blimp at New York's Van Cortland Park to announce their 2002/2003 world tour. 2000 - A small but enthusiastic…

  5. In Search of . . . Momentum

    April 26, 2003 12:00 AM EDT This is Ahmad Jamal's second album for Dreyfus, following the excellent Olympia 2000 (2001). This is Ahmad Jamal's second album for Dreyfus, following the excellent Olympia 2000 (2001). Jamal works here in the configuration he finds most challenging—a trio—with bassist James Cammack…

  6. This Day in Music

    March 19, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>Jazz organist Big John Patton dies in Montclair, N.J., of complications from diabetes and kidney failure. He is 66. 2002 - Jazz organist Big John Patton dies in Montclair, N.J., of complications from diabetes and kidney failure. He is 66. 2001 - Composer Monty Norman…

  7. 3TunesOnTV

    January 13, 2003 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Jan. 13-19, 2003. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, JAN. 13 "The 30th Annual American Music Awards," ABC Featured Artists: Paula Abdul, Alabama, Erykah Badu, Pat Boone, Bobby Brown, Busta Rhymes, Tisha Campbell…

  8. RAY BROWN WITH MONTY ALEXANDER AND RUSSELL MALONE

    November 30, 2002 12:00 AM EST It's so sad that prolific jazz bass legend Ray Brown didn't live to see the release of this, the finest album of his latter-day career (he passed away July 2, at age 75). It's so sad that prolific jazz bass legend Ray Brown didn't live to see the release of this, the…

  9. Strummer Goes 'Global' With MTV2

    November 07, 2002 12:00 AM EST Joe Strummer will host a new a new program on MTV2, which launches with a short Monday (Nov. 11) at 10 p.m. ET. Titled "Joe Strummer's Global Boom-Box," the show will serve as the visual equivalent to Joe Strummer will host a new a new program on MTV2, which launches with a…

  10. 2002 BMI Country Awards Winners

    November 06, 2002 12:00 AM EST BMI Country Awards Winners Here are the winning songs from the 2002 BMI Country Awards, held Nov. 5 at BMI's Nashville offices. Listed below the song title is the songwriter, publisher, artist, and record label. AIN'T NOTHING 'BOUT YOU Tom Shapiro Sony/ATV Tree Wenonga…

  11. McCartney, Starr Lead Harrison Tribute Concert

    October 03, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr will make a rare appearance together as part of a London concert commemorating the one-year anniversary of the death of Beatles guitarist George Harrison. The event, set Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr will make a rare appearance together as part of a London…

  12. 'Osbournes' Nab Creative Arts Emmy

    September 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT MTV's hit series "The Osbournes" picked up its first major prize at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences' Creative Arts Awards on Saturday night in Los Angeles. MTV's hit series "The Osbournes" picked up its first major prize at the Academy of…

  13. HAIRSPRAY

    September 07, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Seldom has the buzz over Broadway reached such hair-raising heights as that surrounding the new musical based on John Waters' 1988 film Hairspray. Hairspray soundtrack on Sony Classical Seldom has the buzz over Broadway reached such hair-raising heights as that surrounding the new…

  14. Knowles' Destiny Leads To 'Temptations' Pic

    April 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Although she won't be making her big-screen debut until New Line Cinema's "Austin Powers in Goldmember" opens in late July, Destiny's Child principal Beyonce Knowles is quickly moving on to her follow Although she won't be making her big-screen debut until New…

  15. Marsalis Leads Playboy Jazz Lineup

    March 01, 2002 12:00 AM EST Wynton Marsalis leads the star-studded lineup for the 24th annual Playboy Jazz Festival, to be held June 15-16 at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles. On the first day of the event, Marsalis will perfor Wynton Marsalis leads the star-studded lineup for the 24th annual Playboy Jazz Festival, to…

  16. George Harrison Dies At 58

    November 30, 2001 12:00 AM EST George Harrison, the Beatles' quiet lead guitarist and spiritual explorer who added both rock 'n' roll flash and a touch of the mystic to the band's timeless magic, has died. He was 58. Harrison died George Harrison, the Beatles' quiet lead guitarist and spiritual…

  17. Judge Throws Out Harrison Bid

    August 30, 2001 12:00 AM EDT A judge has thrown out George Harrison's bid to keep his former business manager and partner from declaring bankruptcy, refusing to accept a claim that the musician was too ill to give a local deposit A judge has thrown out George Harrison's bid to keep his former business manager…

  18. Hot Product

    August 20, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new releases from Maxwell, Nathan Larson, Tom McRae, Bill Janovitz, Robbie Fulks, and more. 'Now' Or Never Maxwell is living in the moment. The self-described "perfectionist" reveals that he is learning to stop worrying about the future and trying to enjoy more…

  19. The Damned Create 'Grave Disorder'

    August 17, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Damned frontman Dave Vanian recently reunited with original guitarist/showman extraordinaire Captain Sensible to record a new album, "Grave Disorder" (due August 21 via Nitro), the first studio collab Sometimes it takes 25 years for a band to get its due respect. While the Sex…

  20. Yazbek Jumps From 'Full Monty' to 'Damascus'

    June 25, 2001 12:00 AM EDT David Yazbek plans to use the notoriety he gained through "The Full Monty" -- even without winning a Tony -- to push "Damascus," the July 10 What Are Records? (W.A.R.?) release by his rock band, simpl When "The Producers" swept the Tony Awards June 3, one man…

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