1. This Day in Music

    February 22, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Anthony Burger, known primarily as the pianist on the Gaither Homecoming concerts, dies of a heart attack at the age of 44. Burger was playing piano on a Gaither Homecoming Cruise, finished a s 2006 - Anthony Burger, known primarily as the pianist on the Gaither Homecoming concerts,…

  2. This Day in Music

    February 22, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Anthony Burger, known primarily as the pianist on the Gaither Homecoming concerts, dies of a heart attack at the age of 44. Burger was playing piano on a Gaither Homecoming Cruise, finished a s 2006 - Anthony Burger, known primarily as the pianist on the Gaither Homecoming concerts,…

  3. This Day in Music

    February 22, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>Jimmy Chamberlin announces that he has rejoined the Smashing Pumpkins, 3 1/2 years after being ousted from the group for his involvement in the fatal drug overdose of keyboardist Jonatha 2004 - Although already quite animated, "American Idol" judge Simon…

  4. Windham Hill Founder Mulling Next Album

    October 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Windham Hill founder Will Ackerman is at work on material that he expects to form the basis of his next studio album. Windham Hill founder Will Ackerman is at work on material that he expects to form the basis of his next studio album. The project will be the follow-up to 2004's "…

  5. Hot Product

    October 02, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Additional titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: The fifth studio album from singer/songwriter Liz Phair, "Somebody's Miracle" (Capitol). Concert DVDs from the Pixies ("Sell Out," Rhino) and the Black Keys ("Live," Fat Possum). A live CD…

  6. Windham Hill Celebrates 30 With Box

    September 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Windham Hill Records will celebrate its 30th birthday with the upcoming boxed set "A Quiet Revolution." Windham Hill Records will celebrate its 30th birthday with the upcoming boxed set "A Quiet Revolution." The four-disc set is due Nov. 8 via Sony Legacy and is split into…

  7. Windham Hill Celebrates 'Night Before' Xmas

    August 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Windham Hill will release its latest seasonal compilation, "The Night Before Christmas," on Oct. 4. Windham Hill will release its latest seasonal compilation, "The Night Before Christmas," on Oct. 4. The 14-track set features new recordings from such enduring label acts as…

  8. This Day in Music

    February 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2004 - </b>Although already quite animated, "American Idol" judge Simon Cowell makes the transition to cartoon form on another Fox television series, "The Simpsons." The outspoken talent evaluator 2004 - Although already quite animated, "American Idol…

  9. Charles Tops Grammys With Eight Trophies

    February 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Even in death, Ray Charles was a force to be reckoned with at the 47th annual Grammy Awards last night (Feb. 13) in Los Angeles. Charles won eight Grammys stemming from his final release, "Genius Love Even in death, Ray Charles was a force to be reckoned with at the 47th annual Grammy…

  10. Hot Product

    September 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Will Ackerman ’Return’ To Sender Guitarist/Windham Hill Records founder Will Ackerman has re-recorded 11 of his best-known pieces for "Returning: Pieces for Guitar 1970-2004." The set is due this week as the first release on his Mary's Tree imprint, to be distributed by…

  11. Ackerman 'Returning' With New Album

    August 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Guitarist/Windham Hill Records founder Will Ackerman has re-recorded 11 of his best-known pieces for "Returning: Pieces for Guitar 1970-2004." Guitarist/Windham Hill Records founder Will Ackerman has re-recorded 11 of his best-known pieces for "Returning: Pieces for Guitar 1970…

  12. This Day in Music

    February 22, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>John Fahey, guitarist and indie label owner, dies in Salem, Ore., two days after undergoing coronary bypass surgery. He is 61. Fahey formulated an idiosyncratic blues-based fingerpicking 2001 - John Fahey, guitarist and indie label owner, dies in Salem, Ore., two…

  13. In the Pocket

    December 14, 2002 12:00 AM EST David Cullen is a ferocious finger-style guitarist who has been the guitar tech and accompanist for Windham Hill founder Will Ackerman for years. David Cullen is a ferocious finger-style guitarist who has been the guitar tech and accompanist for Windham Hill founder Will Ackerman for years.…

  14. Guitarist, Label Man John Fahey Dies

    February 23, 2001 12:00 AM EST John Fahey, guitarist and indie label owner, died yesterday (Feb. 22) in Salem, Ore., two days after undergoing coronary bypass surgery. He was 61. Fahey, who was instrumental in rediscovering blues l John Fahey, guitarist and indie label owner, died yesterday (Feb. 22) in Salem, Ore., two…