1. Hundreds Of Acts Flock To 2002 Jazz Fest

    February 18, 2002 12:00 AM EST Hundreds of acts, including Lenny Kravitz, Wynton Marsalis, Melissa Etheridge, Bonnie Raitt, and India.Arie, have signed on to play the annual New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, to be held at t Hundreds of acts, including Lenny Kravitz, Wynton Marsalis, Melissa Etheridge, Bonnie Raitt,…

  2. The Conversation

    January 19, 2002 12:00 AM EST Tony Amey, ex-lead singer of LaFace act A Few Good Men, and Tami Davis, formerly signed to Red Ant, bring a new-millennium R&B slant to a phrase made popular by Marvin Gaye and Kim Weston in 1967: Tony Amey, ex-lead singer of LaFace act A Few Good Men, and Tami Davis, formerly signed to…

  3. Marcia Ball Tops Handy Blues Nominees

    January 18, 2002 12:00 AM EST With five nominations, Marcia Ball leads the field for the 23rd annual W.C. Handy Blues Awards, including a nod for entertainer of the year. Ike Turner, Kid Ramos, Kim Wilson, and Otis Taylor each net With five nominations, Marcia Ball leads the field for the 23rd annual W.C. Handy Blues…

  4. Tenacious D: Obnoxious And Rising

    January 18, 2002 12:00 AM EST Tenacious D's eponymous debut would be the "greatest album ever made" if it weren't for those pesky lads from Liverpool, says singer/actor/guitarist Jack Black, one-half of the acoustic-guitar-wieldin Tenacious D's eponymous debut would be the "greatest album…

  5. McFerrin Goes 'Beyond Words'

    January 14, 2002 12:00 AM EST "Beyond Words," the 12th album from vocal innovator Bobby McFerrin, is set for a March 12 on Blue Note/Angel. It's the first set to be released in collaboration between jazz label Blue Note and classi "Beyond Words," the 12th album from vocal innovator Bobby McFerrin,…

  6. New Year's Eve Live Music Highlights

    December 28, 2001 12:00 AM EST While Dec. 31, 2001, may not rank up there with the millennium celebrations, there's still plenty of top-notch live music being presented in the U.S. on New Year's Eve. If you're planning to get off t While Dec. 31, 2001, may not rank up there with the millennium celebrations,…

  7. Tunes On TV

    December 24, 2001 12:00 AM EST TV Listings For Dec. 24-Dec. 30, 2001 MONDAY, DEC. 24, 2001 "Live with Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured Artists: Sarah Brightman, Martina McBride. "Destiny's Child Live," MTV Featured Artist: Destiny's Child. "Hollywood Squares," Syndicated…

  8. Wu-Tang Killa Bees 'Sting' Again

    December 18, 2001 12:00 AM EST The Wu-Tang Clan train will keep rolling with the Feb. 26 Koch/In The Paint release of "The Sting," the second album from Wu-Tang Killa Bees. The group is a spin-off of the Wu-Tang Clan featuring vari The Wu-Tang Clan train will keep rolling with the Feb. 26 Koch/In The Paint…

  9. Tunes On TV

    December 10, 2001 12:00 AM EST Television listings for Dec. 10-Dec. 16 MONDAY, DEC. 10, 2001 "100 Greatest Artists of Hard Rock," VH1 Featured Artists: AC/DC, Aerosmith, Alice Cooper, Black Sabbath, the Clash, Cream, Pink Floyd, Guns N' Roses, Jimi Hendrix, Kiss, Led Zeppelin, Metallica, Nirvana, Ozzy…

  10. Mark Twain

    December 08, 2001 12:00 AM EST The soundtrack to the latest Ken Burns PBS documentary, Mark Twain, evokes the great American writer's world via period music and his own words. The soundtrack to the latest Ken Burns PBS documentary, Mark Twain, evokes the great American writer's world via period music and his own…

  11. Wu-Tang Prepares To Unfurl 'Iron Flag'

    December 07, 2001 12:00 AM EST New York-based rap supergroup Wu-Tang Clan is set to drop "Iron Flag," its fourth album and second in as many years, this month. Following close in the footsteps of last year's "The W," the album is d New York-based rap supergroup Wu-Tang Clan is set to drop "…

  12. Bell Biv DeVoe Returns

    December 05, 2001 12:00 AM EST It's been eight years since they last recorded a studio album as Bell Biv DeVoe -- the 1993 MCA set "Hootie Mack." Now members Ricky Bell, Michael Bivins, and Ronnie DeVoe have finally scratched their It's been eight years since they last recorded a studio album as Bell…

  13. Springsteen Sets Holiday Benefit Concert Series

    November 20, 2001 12:00 AM EST Bruce Springsteen will once again host a series of holiday benefit shows at Convention Hall in Asbury Park, N.J. The five concerts, set for Dec. 3-4 and 6-8, will feature the Max Weinberg 7 from "Late Bruce Springsteen will once again host a series of holiday benefit shows at Convention…

  14. Listen.com Inks Indie Deals

    October 29, 2001 12:00 AM EST Online music company Listen.com has entered into content licensing deals with 19 independent labels for use of their music on Rhapsody, the on-demand streaming subscription service it is developing, B Online music company Listen.com has entered into content licensing deals with 19 independent…

  15. James Brown's Ex-Security Chief Sentenced

    October 23, 2001 12:00 AM EDT A former security chief for James Brown pleaded guilty to forgery, property damage, and stealing $75,000 from the singer. Richmond County (Ga.) Superior Court Judge Albert M. Pickett sentenced Richard A former security chief for James Brown pleaded guilty to forgery, property damage, and…

  16. Live from Sessions at West 54th

    October 20, 2001 12:00 AM EDT John Prine is a prolific producer of insightful, melodic vignettes and a tireless touring troubadour. John Prine is a prolific producer of insightful, melodic vignettes and a tireless touring troubadour. And while his skill as a live performer is well-documented on audio, his video…

  17. Hot Product

    October 15, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from New Order, John Mellencamp, Andrea Bocelli, Ozzy Osbourne, and more. 'Heads' Or Tails "'Cuttin' heads' is what the old blues guys used to do to each other," says John Mellencamp of the phrase from which his new Columbia album draws…

  18. O'Jays Sing 'For The Love'

    October 01, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Few groups can boast that they've been together 40-plus years -- and are still recording. One that can is the O'Jays. Now part of the MCA family after a string of R&B/crossover hits on Philadelphi Few groups can boast that they've been together 40-plus years -- and are…

  19. David Ball Is 'Riding' A Hit, 'Amigo'

    September 25, 2001 12:00 AM EDT There's nothing like a hit single to get an artist back in the game. Just ask David Ball as he watches "Riding With Private Malone" cruise up Billboard's Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart, from N There's nothing like a hit single to get an artist back in the game…

  20. Shows, Tours Affected By Attacks

    September 17, 2001 12:00 AM EDT In the wake of last week's terrorist attacks on New York and Washington, D.C., the status of many planned shows and tours has been affected. Some events have been cancelled, while others have reschedu In the wake of last week's terrorist attacks on New York and Washington, D.C., the…

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