1. This Day in Music

    January 31, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>2000 - </b>Rapper Jay-Z, whose real name is Shawn Carter, is indicted in New York Criminal Court on two assault charges stemming from the Dec. 1 stabbing of record executive Lance "Un" Rivera.<br c 2002 - Spanish police admit they exchanged blows with Rodney Mack,…

  2. On TV

    January 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Jan. 30-Feb. 5, 2005. MONDAY, JAN. 30 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artist(s): Leif Garrett (also scheduled: Mark DiCarlo, Garrett's mother Carolyn Stellar). "The View," ABC Featured artist(s): Barry Manilow (also scheduled: Rosie…

  3. Solo Stars Dream On (continued...)

    January 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST Page two of a Destiny's Child artist feature. Sony Urban Music president Lisa Ellis recalls that early on, the girls' talent and determination left a lasting impression. She witnessed both qualities during the group's first radio promo show for top 40 WJJS Roanoke, Va. "…

  4. Dream Boogie: The Triumph Of Sam Cooke

    January 05, 2006 12:00 AM EST Peter Guralnick, the author of the prize-winning two-part Elvis Presley biography "Last Train to Memphis" and "Careless Love" returns with the story of another legend of American music. This comprehen The Singing Children Let me tell you a story on Sam. Sam was always…

  5. Marsalis, City Workers To Drop Ball in NYC

    December 30, 2005 12:00 AM EST Workers from city agencies that joined in the Hurricane Katrina relief efforts, along with New Orleans jazz trumpeter Wynton Marsalis, will serve as the guests of honor at the annual New Year's Eve ba Workers from city agencies that joined in the Hurricane Katrina relief efforts, along…

  6. Merry & Bright

    December 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST Stirring with the sounds of the season. In the days before Christmas, all through my house, everything is stirring with the sounds of the season. At this time of year I admit that all the self-important, egocentric rules about tunes go out the window. While a Mariah Carey will get nary a note…

  7. Connick, Marsalis Aid Big Easy Musicians' Village

    December 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Harry Connick Jr. and Branford Marsalis have teamed with Habitat for Humanity New Orleans Area to build a Musicians' Village in the city. Harry Connick Jr. and Branford Marsalis have teamed with Habitat for Humanity New Orleans Area to build a Musicians' Village in the city. The…

  8. Bennett, Turner Honored In D.C.

    December 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST Tina Turner and Tony Bennett, two legends of American music, earned accolades from a broad array of pop and jazz stars Sunday during the Kennedy Center Honors. Tina Turner and Tony Bennett, two legends of American music, earned accolades from a broad array of pop and jazz stars Sunday during…

  9. This Day in Music

    November 13, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2000 - </b>Alejandro Sanz caps a triumphant week when he wins awards for Spanish male artist and Spanish album at the Premios Amigo. The week before Sanz won identical awards at the 47th Premios On 2004 - Ol' Dirty Bastard, a founding member of the Wu-Tang Clan and one of…

  10. 'Dead Man Walking' Reborn With Live DVD

    November 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST Columbia/Legacy has set a Feb. 7 release date for an expanded edition of the 1996 soundtrack to the film "Dead Man Walking." The new edition features a previously unreleased studio version of "Dead Ma Columbia/Legacy has set a Feb. 7 release date for an expanded edition of the…

  11. Wynton Plays For Louisiana Philharmonic

    October 31, 2005 12:00 AM EST Wynton Marsalis plays during a New York benefit for the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra. Trumpter Wynton Marsalis performs as members of the New York Philharmonic and Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra look on during Oct. 28's 'Bringing Back the Music: A Benefit Concert' at New…

  12. This Day in Music

    October 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Henry Berthold "Spike" Robinson, a Britain-based American Saxophonist admired for his liquid tone and lyrical verve, dies at the age of 71.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2003 - Italian tenor Franco Corelli, one of opera…

  13. Jazz Veteran Shirley Horn Dies

    October 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Shirley Horn, the Grammy-winning jazz vocalist and pianist known for her intimate, whispery vocals and top-drawer piano playing, died yesterday (Oct. 20) at Gladys Spellman Nursing Home in Cheverly, M Shirley Horn, the Grammy-winning jazz vocalist and pianist known for her intimate, whispery…

  14. DIRTY THREE, "Cinder"

    October 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT It has been a little over a decade since we first heard from this Melbourne-based trio and in that time frame, the group has slowly matured into something "post-rock" or "indie-instrumental" fans hold It has been a little over a decade since we first heard from this…

  15. Jazz Artists Pitch In For Hurricane Relief

    October 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Nov. 22 Blue Note release "Higher Ground" will feature highlights from Jazz at Lincoln Center's Hurricane Katrina benefit concert. The Nov. 22 Blue Note release "Higher Ground" will feature highlights from Jazz at Lincoln Center's Hurricane Katrina benefit…

  16. This Day in Music

    October 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1992 - </b>Country music singer Lynn Anderson is released from jail in Nashville after serving a two-day contempt of court sentence for swearing at her former husband in front of their teenage chil 2001 - Mexican singer Paulina Rubio, whose languishing career made a spectacular…

  17. ALWAYS MAGIC IN THE AIR: The Bomp and Brilliance of the Brill Building Era

    October 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The songsmiths of Broadway's great hit factories get their due. The songsmiths of Broadway's great hit factories get their due. Stephen Foster's biographer (Doo-Dah!, 1997) takes a welcome look at Foster's 20th-century successors: the songwriters who toiled in humble…

  18. This Day in Music

    October 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Limp Bizkit guitarist Wes Borland quits the band. A post on the group's Web site states, "Limp Bizkit and Wes Borland have amicably decided to part ways. Both Limp Bizkit and Borland wil 2003 - Rapper 50 Cent takes home all five trophies for which he is…

  19. Miri Ben-Ari

    October 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Hip-Hop violinist captivates audiences Israeli-born Miri Ben-Ari came to the United States in the late 1990s with no money, no friends and unable to speak English. But the classically trained violinist was determined to make her mark on the music industry. With the release of her album "…

  20. Little Richard Hometown Show Causes Stir

    October 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Concertgoers won't have to pay for a Little Richard concert in the singer's hometown. But who will? Concertgoers won't have to pay for a Little Richard concert in the singer's hometown. But who will? Macon Mayor Jack Ellis announced the concert Friday. He asked local…

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