1. Phil Woods, Saxophonist Behind Jazz Classics & Pop Hits, Dies at 83

    October 01, 2015 7:52 PM EDT Phil Woods , a leading alto saxophonist in mainstream jazz for more than 60 years whose piercing solos could also be heard on hit records by Billy Joel and Paul Simon , has died. He was 83. Woods died Tuesday in Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, said Philip Bensing, owner of the Bensing-Thomas…

  2. Mountain Sessions Enliven New McKay Album

    July 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Singer/songwriter Nellie McKay decamped to a studio in the Pocono Mountains of northeast Pennsylvania to record her new album, "Obligatory Villagers." The nine-track set is due Sept. 25 via the artist Singer/songwriter Nellie McKay decamped to a studio in the Pocono Mountains of…