1. Nonesuch Records President Bob Hurwitz Announces Gradual Departure

    September 29, 2015 7:00 PM EDT Bob Hurwitz , head of Nonesuch Records for the past 31 years (the label passed the half-century mark in 2014), has announced a long-lead exit from the label that will take place through next year, and conclude with Hurwitz becoming chairman emeritus in January, 2017.  “I have been at…

  2. Marc Ribot Plans May Retrospective

    April 07, 2009 7:34 AM EDT Veteran jazz guitarist Marc Ribot will celebrate his 55th birthday this May with a career-spanning, week-long musical retrospective in New York City. Ribot will visit many of his critically acclaimed projects, including the Los Cubanos Postizos, his ode to Cuban roots music; the Young…

  3. Patton Plugs Away With Peeping Tom, Tomahawk

    February 13, 2007 12:00 AM EST After a few European headlining jaunts and scattered Stateside opening dates (including the Who and Gnarls Barkley), the time was just right for a full-scale U.S. Peeping Tom tour, frontman Mike Patto After a few European headlining jaunts and scattered Stateside opening dates (including the…

  4. MARK FELDMAN, "What Exit"

    November 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST Classically trained journeyman violinist Mark Feldman has taken high-impact turns in sundry settings, from Dave Douglas's eclectic ensembles to performances and/or recordings with John Zorn, They Migh Classically trained journeyman violinist Mark Feldman has taken high-impact turns in…

  5. BEIRUT, "Gulag Orkestar"

    June 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Beirut is the moniker of 20-year-old Brooklyn resident Zach Condon, a high school dropout who spent some time in eastern Europe soaking up the culture and music styles of the "old world." Beirut is the moniker of 20-year-old Brooklyn resident Zach Condon, a high school dropout who…

  6. Patton Juggling Numerous New Projects

    May 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Mike Patton should give a seminar on how to juggle several projects at once. As the May 30 release of his new album under the moniker Peeping Tom approaches, Patton has a number of other endeavors in Mike Patton should give a seminar on how to juggle several projects at once. As the May 30…

  7. Bill Frisell Quintet / Jan. 23, 2005 / Los Angeles (Jazz Bakery)

    January 25, 2006 12:00 AM EST Guitarist Bill Frisell began his one-night stand Monday at Los Angeles' Jazz Bakery leading his quintet in a loose-limbed, lowdown, shoes-off treatment of "You Are My Sunshine," taken at a sexually ev Guitarist Bill Frisell began his one-night stand Monday at Los Angeles'…

  8. U.S. Cities Host Big New Year's Eve Shows

    December 31, 2004 12:00 AM EST Although what is arguably the most well-known New Year's Eve celebration in New York's Times Square consists of little more than confetti and a sparkling ball, live music is playing a part in many cel Although what is arguably the most well-known New Year's Eve celebration in…

  9. Anastasio Expands Band For Summer U.S. Tour

    March 06, 2002 12:00 AM EST Phish guitarist Trey Anastasio has lined up a month-long U.S. tour in support of his self-titled solo debut album, due April 30 from Elektra. The trek, the artist's fourth solo venture since Phish wen Phish guitarist Trey Anastasio has lined up a month-long U.S. tour in support of his…

  10. Artists To Support Artists Through NYC Benefit

    December 05, 2001 12:00 AM EST Musicians Suzanne Vega, the X-ecutioners, John Zorn, and Joe Jackson are among those who will take part in a Jan. 11 benefit performance, dubbed Arts on a High Wire, at New York's Hammerstein Ballroom Musicians Suzanne Vega, the X-ecutioners, John Zorn, and Joe Jackson are among those…