1. La Pas du Chat Noir

    October 05, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Who would have thought that the supremely subtle oud (the ancient Arabic lute) could be featured on a recording with piano, that most dominantly Western of instruments? Meticulously arranged and ideal Who would have thought that the supremely subtle oud (the ancient Arabic lute) could be…

  2. Selected Recordings

    July 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT KEITH JARRETT Selected Recordings PRODUCER: Manfred Eicher ECM 440-014-168 JAN GARBAREK Selected Recordings PRODUCER: Manfred Eicher ECM 440-014-165 TERJE RYPDAL Selected Recordings PRODUCER: Manfre The record business is an odd business when the idea of an anthology series curated by the…

  3. ECM Stars Choose Favorites For 'Rarum'

    May 21, 2002 12:00 AM EDT ECM has invited its roster of artists to personally select the tracklists for individual retrospectives as part of the ":rarum" series, which bows today (May 21) with anthologies from Keith Jarrett, J ECM has invited its roster of artists to personally select the tracklists for…

  4. Billboard Bits: Nobel Concert, Brooks, Destiny's Child

    November 27, 2001 12:00 AM EST News on Nobel Concert, Garth Brooks, Destiny's Child Destiny's Child and Anastasia are among the latest artists to join the lineup for the Nobel Peace Prize 100th Anniversary Concert. Other performers newly added to the Dec. 11 event at Norway's Oslo Spektrum are Barbara…