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  1. Backbeat: Iridium Nightclub Launches Record Label with Loose Set by Jane Monheit, Les Paul Trio

    April 03, 2012 2:44 PM EDT Jane Monheit performing with The Les Paul Trio at Iridium in New York on Monday night (photo: Frank White) The Iridium nightclub in New York's theater district came to prominence as a jazz room that once a week hosted Les Paul, the legendary ...

  2. Queen Guitarist May Named University Chancellor

    November 20, 2007 12:00 AM EST Brian May, lead guitarist from rock band Queen who has just completed a doctorate in astrophysics, was on Monday named as the next chancellor to Liverpool John Moores University. May, who will take up the role early next year, became an honorary f ...

  3. Opera Legend Luciano Pavarotti Dies At 71

    September 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Opera superstar Luciano Pavarotti, beloved by millions of fans who heard him in venues ranging from the Metropolitan Opera to Dodger Stadium, died in the early hours of this morning (Sept. 6) at his home in Modena, Italy, after a year-plus battle ...

  4. Rascal Flatts Gears Up For Tour

    December 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST Rascal Flatts will begin the 2007 version of their Me and My Gang tour on Feb. 8 in Charleston, W.V. The tour will play 21 cities before wrapping in early April, at which time the band will take a break from the road to work on a new album. Jason ...

  5. Douglas Honored At Gold Badge Awards

    October 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Lesley Douglas, controller of BBC Radio 2, was among the honorees at the British Academy of Composers & Songwriters' 33rd annual Gold Badge Awards, presented today (Oct. 25) at the Savoy hotel in Lesley Douglas, controller of BBC Radi ...