1. Verve Remixed

    May 04, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Take 12 classic jazz sides, have them re-tweaked for today's dancefloors, and you have a set that brings jazz, the original dance music, back to the dancefloor. Take 12 classic jazz sides, have them re-tweaked for today's dancefloors, and you have a set that brings jazz, the…

  2. New DMB, Crows Tracks Spice Up "Deeds"

    May 03, 2002 12:00 AM EDT New music from the Dave Matthews Band and Counting Crows plus a bizarre collaboration between David Bowie and Adam Sandler highlight the RCA soundtrack to Sandler's forthcoming film, "Mr. Deeds," due New music from the Dave Matthews Band and Counting Crows plus a bizarre…

  3. TMBG Screen 'Gigantic' Documentary In NYC

    May 03, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Filmmakers AJ Schnack (director) and Shirley Moyers (producer) screened their They Might Be Giants documentary in New York last night (May 2) for an audience of family, friends, fans, and potential di Filmmakers AJ Schnack (director) and Shirley Moyers (producer) screened their They Might Be…

  4. Canadian Fave Signs To Rounder, Starts 'The Hip Club'

    May 03, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Canadian rock act the Tragically Hip has signed a new international recording deal with Cambridge, Mass.-based independent label Rounder Records. Canadian rock act the Tragically Hip has signed a new international recording deal with Cambridge, Mass.-based independent label Rounder Records.…

  5. New Video Follows 'John & Yoko's Year of Peace'

    May 01, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Image Entertainment will on Sept. 17 release "John & Yoko's Year of Peace," a documentary chronicling the couple's anti-war campaign that began with Lennon and Ono's honeymoon "Bed-In-for Peace" i Image Entertainment will on Sept. 17 release "John …

  6. Jett Adds Track To Breast Cancer Benefit

    May 01, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Veteran rocker Joan Jett has recorded a cover of the Beatles' "The Word" for a new compilation that benefits breast cancer charities. The song is a bonus on the otherwise 13-track "It's About Eve (Mus Veteran rocker Joan Jett has recorded a cover of the Beatles' …

  7. Dylan, Lesh, Nelson Set For Jazz Aspen Fest

    April 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Bob Dylan is slated to perform Sept. 1 at the Jazz Aspen Snowmass Labor Day festival in Aspen, Colo. "It's been a long time coming," said festival executive producer Jim Horowitz, who has been trying Bob Dylan is slated to perform Sept. 1 at the Jazz Aspen Snowmass Labor Day…

  8. Billboard Bits: Pixies, Elbow, Philip Bailey

    April 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Pixies, Elbow, Philip Bailey The Pixies will be the subject of a nine-track collection of rarities due July 9 from spinART. Consisting of the remnants of the same 1987 recording session that yielded the band's seminal debut, "Come On Pilgrim," the self-titled disc will…

  9. Bosstones Go Indie, Pull 'Jackknife'

    April 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Following four studio albums and a live set on Mercury, ska punks the Mighty Mighty Bosstones are heading back to their independent label roots. Come July 9, the Boston-based band will release "A Jack Following four studio albums and a live set on Mercury, ska punks the Mighty Mighty…

  10. Area: Two Festival Kicks Off In Late July

    April 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Moby's Area: Two Festival will kick off July 28 in Bristow, Va., and will, as previously reported, feature the electronic music maven, along with David Bowie, Busta Rhymes, and newly announced artists Moby's Area: Two Festival will kick off July 28 in Bristow, Va., and will, as…

  11. McCartney Blocks 'Hey Jude' Lyrics Sale

    April 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Former Beatle Paul McCartney won a last-minute court order yesterday (April 29) preventing the auction house Christie's from selling his handwritten lyrics to the song "Hey Jude." Former Beatle Paul McCartney won a last-minute court order yesterday (April 29) preventing the…

  12. Lopes Funeral Set

    April 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT TLC member Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes will be laid to rest Thursday (May 2) in Lithonia, Ga., according to a statement from her manager. The funeral will take place at 11 a.m. at the New Birth Missionary B TLC member Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes will be laid to rest Thursday (May 2)…

  13. Documentary To Stem From McCartney Tour

    April 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Paul McCartney's ongoing Driving USA tour will produce a home video/DVD release, according to the artist. "It will be a documentary," McCartney said Friday before his first of two shows at New York's Paul McCartney's ongoing Driving USA tour will produce a home video…

  14. Billboard Bits: Jamiroquai, Tupac/Biggie, Satriani

    April 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Stories on Jamiroquai's exiting keyboardist/songwriter, Tupac Shakur/Biggie Smalls documentary, and Joe Satriani's forthcoming album. British funk/soul combo Jamiroquai has parted ways with longtime keyboardist and songwriting collaborator Toby Smith. A post on the group's…

  15. 18TunesOnTV

    April 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for April 29-May 5, 2002 Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, APRIL 29 "Top of the Pops," BBC America Featured Artists: The Doves, New Order, Oasis, Pulp, Nickelback, Darren Hayes. "Howard Stern," E!…

  16. Shake

    April 27, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Italian Zucchero's homage to John Lee Hooker is an intoxicating, delicious collection of music that begs to be listened to, digested, and listened to again and again. Italian Zucchero's homage to John Lee Hooker is an intoxicating, delicious collection of music that begs to be…

  17. The Story Is . . . The Songs of Tom T. Hall

    April 27, 2002 12:00 AM EDT This inspired pairing of understated bluegrass vocalist Sizemore with the beautifully simplistic lyrics of Tom T. This inspired pairing of understated bluegrass vocalist Sizemore with the beautifully simplistic lyrics of Tom T. Hall is one tribute that works like a charm, and first-class…

  18. Love Is Everything: The Jane Siberry Anthology

    April 27, 2002 12:00 AM EDT There's a lot to be said for artists who insist on following the beat of their own drum. There's a lot to be said for artists who insist on following the beat of their own drum. No artist does this better than Canadian chanteuse Jane Siberry, who has, over the years, flirted with…

  19. Espíritu Vivo

    April 27, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Like its predecessors on David Byrne's Luaka Bop label, the latest effort by Peruvian sensation Susana Baca reflects the artist's ongoing fascination with her country's black music heritage, which tra Like its predecessors on David Byrne's Luaka Bop label, the latest…

  20. When I Was Cruel

    April 27, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Rhino's splendid refurbishment of Costello's catalog shouldn't divert listeners from the fact that he is one of the rare artists of his generation to grow more adventurous with time. Rhino's splendid refurbishment of Costello's catalog shouldn't divert listeners…

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