1. Chet Baker

    Chet Baker

    5 Albums, 1 Songs

    • Chet Baker Sings and Plays Jazz Standards
    • Mister Cool
    • My Funny Valentine: The Best of Chet Baker
    • My Favourite Songs, Vols. 1-2: The Last Great Concert
    • My Funny Valentine [Bold as Brass]
    • Young Chet [Blue Note]
    • Chet in Chicago
  2. Jake Owen Raises Bar for 'Blue Jean' Followup

    October 17, 2012 10:15 AM EDT 0 0 0 After his country chart-topping third album, 2011's "Barefoot Blue Jean Night," and an EP, "Endless Summer," that debuted at No. 2, Jake Owen has set a high bar for what he does next. The singer tells Billboard that he alrea ...

  3. Five Decades Of Grammy Hits

    June 06, 2012 3:50 PM EDT 0 0 Even by the exalted standards he shares with other high-achieving record makers, Al Schmitt has a stunningly diverse discography. In a career spanning five decades, Schmitt has worked with such icons as Frank Sinatra, Ray Charles, Henry Mancini, Sam C ...

  4. Labels Facing $5.7 Billion Canadian Copyright Lawsuit

    December 08, 2009 12:00 AM EST A lawsuit seeking class action status launched by the estate of jazz musician Chet Baker against Canadian major labels and publishers is seeking damages for unpaid royalties. The claim could reach $6 billion Canadian ($5.7 billion) for 300,000 wor ...

  5. May 14, 2009

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  6. Boz Scaggs Tackling Standards On New Album

    June 20, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Boz Scaggs is staying on the standards path for his next album. Boz Scaggs is staying on the standards path for his next album. Scaggs -- who's currently finalizing a label deal for the planned September release of "Speak Low" -- tell ...

  7. This Day in Music

    May 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Jimmy Martin, one of the greatest vocalists in bluegrass, dies in a Nashville hospice where he has been battling bladder cancer. He is 77. 2005 - Jimmy Martin, one of the greatest vocalists in bluegrass, dies in a Nashville hospice where he h ...

  8. This Day in Music

    May 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Jimmy Martin, one of the greatest vocalists in bluegrass, dies in a Nashville hospice where he has been battling bladder cancer. He is 77. 2005 - Jimmy Martin, one of the greatest vocalists in bluegrass, dies in a Nashville hospice where he h ...

  9. 311 Eyeing Time Off After Tour

    August 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 It's not a farewell gambit of any kind, but 311 may be taking some time off when it finishes touring to promote its 2005 album, "Don't Tread on Me." It's not a farewell gambit of any kind, but 311 may be taking some time off ...

  10. Rare Concerts Bring 'Jazz Icons' To Life

    July 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rare concerts from jazz legends Thelonious Monk, Count Basie, Art Blakey, Chet Baker, Ella Fitzgerald, Dizzy Gillespie, Quincy Jones, Buddy Rich and Louis Armstrong will be released for the first time Rare concerts from jazz legends Thelonious Monk, ...

  11. This Day in Music

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  12. Lerche Leans Toward Jazz On 'Duper Sessions'

    March 21, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Sondre Lerche takes a jazzy turn with the Faces Down Quartet on the album "Duper Sessions," due tomorrow (March 21) via Astralwerks. Sondre Lerche takes a jazzy turn with the Faces Down Quartet on the album "Duper Sessions," due ...

  13. This Day in Music

    May 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1999 - </b>Controversial Web site MP3.com files with the Securities and Exchange Commission for its initial public offering. 1999 - Controversial Web site MP3.com files with the Securities and Exchange Commission for its initial publi ...

  14. When I Fall in Love

    October 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Trumpeter Chris Botti describes his music as "instrumental pop with jazz flavoring," which makes for smooth rides. Trumpeter Chris Botti describes his music as "instrumental pop with jazz flavoring," which makes for smooth rides. ...

  15. Trumpet Evolution

    May 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 It is hard not to marvel at the breadth of styles that trumpeter Arturo Sandoval brings to this project, an excursion through well-known works by his favorite trumpeters of the past century. It is hard not to marvel at the breadth of styles that tru ...

  16. This Day in Music

    May 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1999 - </b>Controversial Web site MP3.com files with the Securities and Exchange Commission for its initial public offering. 1999 - Controversial Web site MP3.com files with the Securities and Exchange Commission for its initial publi ...

  17. Round Midnight, Bird,Straight, No Chaser

    May 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 DEXTER GORDON Round Midnight ORIGINAL PRODUCER: Herbie Hancock REISSUE PRODUCERS: Didier C. Deutsch, Darcy M. Proper Columbia/Legacy 85811 CHARLIE PARKER Bird ORIGINAL PRODUCER: Lennie Niehaus REISSU With characteristic initiative, Legacy has reissu ...

  18. Tour To Celebrate Jazz Legends

    July 26, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Tenor saxophonist Michael Brecker, keyboardist Herbie Hancock, and trumpeter Roy Hargrove will celebrate the music and lives of late jazz legends John Coltrane and Miles Davis with a U.S. tour dubbed Tenor saxophonist Michael Brecker, keyboardist He ...

  19. Live at Ronnie Scott's

    June 09, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 With his James Dean good looks and the right-place/right-time good luck to be on the scene for the '50s genesis of West Coast cool jazz, trumpeter/vocalist Chet Baker looked set to be a career star. With his James Dean good looks and the right- ...