1. Soulive

    April 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Several jazz artists—most notably Charlie Hunter, Steve Bernstein, John Scofield, and the trio of Medeski, Martin & Wood—have crossed over from the jazz world into the jam-band circu Several jazz artists—most notably Charlie Hunter, Steve Bernstein, John Scofield, and the trio of Medeski,…

  2. Billboard Bits: Limp Bizkit, Gord Downie, Bill Carlisle

    March 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on Limp Bizkit, Gord Downie, Bill Carlisle Rap/rock act Limp Bizkit is set to take part in World Wrestling Entertainment's (WWE) upcoming "WrestleMania XIX." To be held for March 30 at SAFECO Field in Seattle, the event will feature a performance by the Fred Durst-led band…

  3. 'Chicago,' U2, Eminem, Simon Among Oscar Nominees

    February 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST The big screen adaptation of the Broadway musical "Chicago" leads the pack with 13 nominations for the 75th annual Academy Awards, including a best picture notice. Among those artists who have earned The big screen adaptation of the Broadway musical "Chicago" leads the…

  4. Pop, Rock, Rap Up For 'Best Song' Golden Globe

    December 19, 2002 12:00 AM EST Songs by Madonna, U2, Eminem, Paul Simon, and Hans Zimmer will compete for honors as the best original song from a motion picture at the upcoming 60th annual Golden Globe Awards. The category sees Mad Songs by Madonna, U2, Eminem, Paul Simon, and Hans Zimmer will compete for honors as the…

  5. Betsi Morrison, Mike Eldred, Marianne Cooke, Michael San Giovanni, Robert Dean; Nashville Symphony Orchestra/Kenneth Schermerhorn

    November 30, 2002 12:00 AM EST Although recordings of the wonderful Symphonic Dances from West Side Story are fairly thick on the ground, versions of the classic full theatrical score are relatively few. Although recordings of the wonderful Symphonic Dances from West Side Story are fairly thick on the ground, versions of…

  6. Donnie Sounds His 'Anthem'

    October 31, 2002 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Before you hear the first note on the debut album by Atlanta soul singer Donnie, the name of the CD grabs your attention: "The Colored Section." Like Donnie, the title and the music are bold, honest, and edgy. For years, Donnie has been…

  7. Broadway Lyricist Adolph Green Dies

    October 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Adolph Green, the Broadway lyricist who, with longtime collaborator Betty Comden, wrote such valentines to New York as "On the Town" and "Wonderful Town," as well as the screenplay for the classic mov Adolph Green, the Broadway lyricist who, with longtime collaborator…

  8. White To Be Honored At Creative Coalition Concert

    October 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Late Billboard editor in chief Timothy White will be posthumously honored Oct. 29 with the Creative Coalition's Christopher Reeve First Amendment Award. The honor will be bestowed during the Seconding Late Billboard editor in chief Timothy White will be posthumously honored Oct. 29 with…

  9. This Day in Music

    October 14, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Trace Adkins goes back to his hometown, Sarepta, La., to attend his 20-year high school reunion. 2000 - Trace Adkins goes back to his hometown, Sarepta, La., to attend his 20-year high school reunion. 1998 - B.B. King picks up a lifetime achievement award at the…

  10. 2002 Canadian Country Music Awards Winners

    September 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Canadian Country Music Awards Winners Here are the winners for the 2002 Canadian Country Music Awards, handed out Sept. 9 in Calgary, Alberta. Fans' Choice Award: Terri Clark Female Artist of the Year: Carolyn Dawn Johnson Male Artist of the Year: Paul Brandt Group or Duo of the…

  11. Widespread Panic Notches Five Jammy Nods

    July 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT With five nominations, Widespread Panic leads the field for the third annual Jammy Awards, including nods in the live performance and live album of the year categories. The event, which recognizes "mu With five nominations, Widespread Panic leads the field for the third annual Jammy…

  12. Seiji Ozawa Bids Farewell To BSO

    July 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT In an emotional coda to his career directing the Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO), Seiji Ozawa ended 29 years as music director yesterday (July 14) by turning his back to the orchestra and conducting h In an emotional coda to his career directing the Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO), Seiji…

  13. Jackson Browne Plans Acoustic Tour

    April 04, 2002 12:00 AM EST Noted singer/songwriter and social activist Jackson Browne will hit the road for a solo acoustic tour, set to begin May 5 in Concord, N.H. The trek will visit a variety of intimate theaters and halls Noted singer/songwriter and social activist Jackson Browne will hit the road for a solo…

  14. The Original Jacket Collection,Non-Stop Erotic Cabaret

    March 23, 2002 12:00 AM EST LEONARD BERNSTEIN The Original Jacket Collection PRODUCERS: various Sony Classical 89750 VLADIMIR HOROWITZ The Original Jacket Collection PRODUCERS: various Sony Classcial 89765 Sony Classical is in the midst of turning to Legacy—Sony's pop and jazz reissue division—with the goal of…

  15. 'O Brother,' Bluegrass Sweep Grammys

    February 28, 2002 12:00 AM EST R&B newcomer Alicia Keys and Irish rock veterans U2 snagged their fair share of honors, but as many as six Grammy Awards, including the prestigious album of the year statuette, originated from the R&B newcomer Alicia Keys and Irish rock veterans U2 snagged their fair share of honors,…

  16. Grammy Performance List Swells

    February 19, 2002 12:00 AM EST Rock veteran Bob Dylan, rap act Outkast, and violinist Joshua Bell are among the latest artists to be added to the performance lineup for the upcoming 44th annual Grammy Awards celebration. Also signi Rock veteran Bob Dylan, rap act Outkast, and violinist Joshua Bell are among the latest…

  17. Symphony Hall Centennial Celebration: From the Broadcast Archives, 1943-2000

    December 22, 2001 12:00 AM EST Technically, this isn't a reissue; it's rather a super-deluxe, 12-CD collection of previously unreleased archival recordings issued to mark the centennial of the Boston Symphony Orchestra's acoustical Technically, this isn't a reissue; it's rather a super-deluxe, 12…

  18. SCHUMANN: Complete Symphonies North German Radio Symphony Orchestra/Christoph Eschenbach

    September 08, 2001 12:00 AM EDT The four symphonies of Robert Schumann (1810-1856) have endured more than their fair share of criticism, neglect, and mishandling over the years, particularly compared with the hallowed treatment acco The four symphonies of Robert Schumann (1810-1856) have endured more than their fair share…

  19. Buffalo Springfield Boxed

    July 03, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Working with Neil Young in choosing material for the new four-disc Buffalo Springfield boxed set "was like watching a home movie and visiting your therapist at the same time," Stephen Stills says, bef Working with Neil Young in choosing material for the new four-disc Buffalo…

  20. Buffalo Springfield Gets Boxed

    May 15, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Seminal 1960s supergroup Buffalo Springfield is getting its first turn on the retrospective carousel with "Box Set," due July 3 from Atco/Elektra/Rhino. The band, which only lasted a brief two years b Seminal 1960s supergroup Buffalo Springfield is getting its first turn on the…

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