1. Norah, Bright Eyes, Cat Power Visit 'Hottest State'

    May 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Norah Jones, Cat Power, Bright Eyes, the Black Keys, Feist and Willie Nelson are amongst the artists that have been tapped to perform new songs written by Jesse Harris for the upcoming soundtrack to E Norah Jones, Cat Power, Bright Eyes, the Black Keys and Willie Nelson are amongst the…

  2. Bill Frisell Quintet / April 19, 2006 / New York (Village Vanguard)

    April 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT When the Bill Frisell Quintet sauntered onto the hallowed stage of New York City's Village Vanguard and tuned up, their throat-clearing squeaks and strums oozed slowly into music without a pause to de When the Bill Frisell Quintet sauntered onto the hallowed stage of New York City's…

  3. Happy Trails

    February 05, 2006 12:00 AM EST Having phased out his acting career in the late '90s while raising his children in New York, Rick Moranis is garnering acclaim for an album of humorous country songs, "The Agoraphobic Cowboy," which h Having phased out his acting career in the late '90s while raising his…

  4. Bill Frisell Quintet / Jan. 23, 2005 / Los Angeles (Jazz Bakery)

    January 25, 2006 12:00 AM EST Guitarist Bill Frisell began his one-night stand Monday at Los Angeles' Jazz Bakery leading his quintet in a loose-limbed, lowdown, shoes-off treatment of "You Are My Sunshine," taken at a sexually ev Guitarist Bill Frisell began his one-night stand Monday at Los Angeles'…

  5. Rick Moranis Channels His Inner 'Cowboy'

    January 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST Having phased out his Hollywood career a decade ago, actor Rick Moranis ("Ghostbusters," "Spaceballs") returns to his first love, music, on the album "The Agoraphobic Cowboy," which earned a Grammy no Anyone who came of age in the 1980s is well-versed in the…

  6. Frisell Unites 'East/West' On Live Set

    July 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Guitarist Bill Frisell captures two trio performances on an upcoming live album, "East/West. Guitarist Bill Frisell captures two trio performances on an upcoming live album, "East/West." Due Aug. 9 via Nonesuch, the double-disc chronicles a set with drummer Kenny Wolleson and…

  7. Out Past the Lights

    March 26, 2005 12:00 AM EST Brooklyn-by-way-of-Austin songsmith Ana Egge emerges from opening-act status for the likes of Shawn Colvin and Ron Sexsmith to deserving headliner with her fourth CD, "Out Past the Lights," a breakout Brooklyn-by-way-of-Austin songsmith Ana Egge emerges from opening-act status for…

  8. Knuckle Down

    January 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST "Knuckle Down" finds Ani DiFranco trying some different approaches to her music. "Knuckle Down" finds Ani DiFranco trying some different approaches to her music. In a first for her, she paired with another musician (Joe Henry) for production duties, and she changed her…

  9. DiFranco Readies One Album, Writing Another

    December 21, 2004 12:00 AM EST Even though her 13th Righteous Babe studio album, "Knuckle Down," won't be out until Jan. 25, Ani DiFranco admits she has already accumulated another album's worth of material. Even though her 13th Righteous Babe studio album, "Knuckle Down," won't be out…

  10. While the Music Lasts

    July 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Jesse Harris wrote five songs featured on Norah Jones' enormously successful debut, "Come Away With Me." Now he takes a substantial step in emerging from her shadow with "While the Music Lasts." A vet Jesse Harris wrote five songs featured on Norah Jones'…