1. Backstreet Boys Cancel Israel Concerts Amid Hostilities

    July 20, 2014 10:32 AM EDT 7 0 1 Israeli promoter Tal Sherf clarified that alternative dates will be examined for a future tour leg next year. Following recent cancellations by Neil Young & Crazy Horse and Paul Anka , now the Backstreet Boys are officially calling off their end ...

  2. Paco de Lucia Remembered by Alejandro Sanz, Ricky Martin, Enrique Iglesias and Many More

    February 27, 2014 9:30 PM EST Paco de Lucia, who revolutionized flamenco guitar and influenced musicians around the world, will be laid to rest this weekend in his native Algeciras, after a public wake expected to attract a massive crowd to the Southern Spanish city. Since de ...

  3. International Artists Pay Tribute to Paco de Lucia

    February 27, 2014 8:57 PM EST 5 3 1 The flamenco guitar master, who left behind an unreleased album, will be laid to rest this weekend in Southern Spain Paco de Lucia, who revolutionized flamenco guitar and influenced musicians around the world, will be laid to rest this weekend in hi ...

  4. 2013 Grammy Awards: Indies Continue to Make A Major Impact

    December 21, 2012 11:03 AM EST If Mumford & Sons' sophomore album, Babel (Glassnote Records), takes home the Grammy for album of the year on Feb. 10, it will mark the fifth year in a row an indie act has won the top prize, if you count indies by ownership. The run bega ...

  5. Return to Forever to Play New Music on Summer Tour

    May 16, 2011 3:17 PM EDT 0 0 0 After a successful run through Australia earlier this year, Return to Forever IV -- the latest incarnation of the jazz supergroup -- comes home for a 32-date North American tour this summer. And it will have some new music in tow, promises keyboardi ...

  6. Chick Corea Plans New Music With Freedom Band, Return to Forever

    June 16, 2010 1:56 PM EDT 0 0 0 It looks like Return to Forever fans won't have to wait long for the jazz fusion supergroup's next reunion. The well-credentialed quartet of keyboardist Chick Corea, guitarist Al di Meola, bassist Stanley Clarke and drummer Lenny White tou ...

  7. Return to Forever / July 31, 2008 / Clearwater, Fla. (Ruth Eckerd Hall)

    August 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "This is a really thrilling night for me -- my hometown and everything," Chick Corea told a Tampa Bay area audience openly hyped about the first tour in 25 years by Return to Forever, the keyboardist' "This is a really thrilling ...

  8. New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival / May 1-4, 2008 / New Orleans (Fair Grounds Race Course)

    May 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Neville Brothers, playing their traditional closing-day slot at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival for the first time since 2005, offered an emotional conclusion to the 39th annual celebra The Neville Brothers, playing their traditional ...

  9. Return To Forever Reunite For 50-Date Tour

    March 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Legendary jazz/rock fusion group Return to Forever will begin its approximately 50-date North American and European reunion tour May 29 with a two-night stand at Austin, Texas' Paramount Theatre. Legendary jazz/rock fusion group Return to Forev ...

  10. Return To Forever Reunite For Tour

    March 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Legendary jazz/rock fusion group Return to Forever will begin its approximately 50-date North American and European reunion tour May 29 with a two-night stand at Austin, Texas' Paramount Theatre. The quartet, which hasn't performed toget ...

  11. Stevie, Billy, Jimmy Join Together For Jazz Fest

    January 24, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Stevie Wonder, Billy Joel and Jimmy Buffett are among the dozens of acts set to appear at New Orleans' annual Jazz & Heritage Festival this spring. The Shell-sponsored event will be held April 25- Stevie Wonder, Billy Joel and Jimmy Buffett ...

  12. Return To Forever Heading Back On Tour

    December 18, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Legendary jazz/rock fusion group Return To Forever is reuniting for the first time in 25 years for a summer tour of North America and Europe. Legendary jazz/rock fusion group Return To Forever is reuniting for the first time in 25 years for a summer ...

  13. Lupe Fiasco Sets Sights On Pink Floyd For New CD

    December 11, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Having worked with Jay-Z, Kanye West and Jill Scott on his debut 1st & 15th/Atlantic album, rapper Lupe Fiasco is setting his sights on a mythic band for a collaboration on his next project, the f Having worked with Jay-Z, Kanye West and Jill Sc ...

  14. Boosey & Hawkes To Offer Jazz

    June 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Publisher to rep new Corea, Benoit works. Music publisher Boosey & Hawkes, known for its extensive classical music catalog, is expanding the range of its offerings to include catalogs from the world of jazz. Boosey & Hawkes will represent ...

  15. JACK DeJOHNETTE FEATURING BILL FRISELL, "The Elephant Sleeps but Still Remembers"

    March 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Jack DeJohnette specializes in a brand of drumming that might best be described as defiantly musical, as demonstrated by everything from his early '60s work with John Coltrane... Jack DeJohnette specializes in a brand of drumming that might bes ...

  16. Diverse Lineup Set For Rochester Jazz Fest

    April 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 More than 100 concerts have been scheduled for the fourth annual Rochester (N.Y.) International Jazz Festival, including shows by Sonny Rollins, Dave Brubeck, Chick Corea, Chris Botti, Chaka Khan and More than 100 concerts have been scheduled for th ...

  17. Overtime

    March 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Dave Holland first gained prominence as a superb double bass player, working with, among others, Miles Davis, Chick Corea, Jack DeJohnette, Stan Getz and Joe Lovano. Dave Holland first gained prominence as a superb double bass player, working with, ...

  18. Billboard Bits: Hornsby, Galactic, Hot Snakes

    August 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Bruce Hornsby, Galactic, Hot Snakes Bruce Hornsby has slated a trio of late-October New York performances in vastly different settings. Under the banner of "Three Nights on the Town," the veteran artist will host an Oct. 26 jam ses ...

  19. 'Danger': Mos Def Returns In September

    July 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rapper Mos Def will release his long-in-the-works sophomore solo album, "The New Danger," Sept. 28 via Geffen. Rapper Mos Def will release his long-in-the-works sophomore solo album, "The New Danger," Sept. 28 via Geffen. The 18- ...

  20. Resonance

    August 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Most sophomores at the University of Southern California are still trying to figure out their major fields. Most sophomores at the University of Southern California are still trying to figure out their major fields. USC sophomore/pianist Taylor Eigs ...

  21. Breaking & Entering

    May 28, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Alkaline Trio, Lizz Wright, Soilwork, and Tiesto. A look at the latest acts that are breaking at radio and retail and entering the Billboard charts. LIGHTING UP: U ...

  22. Zevon Reissues Tout Bonus Material

    February 06, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Warren Zevon's back catalog will get a boost March 25 when EMI/Capitol reissues the singer/songwriter's 1969 debut "Wanted Dead or Alive," as well as his two Virgin Records efforts, 1987's "Sentimenta Warren Zevon' ...

  23. Beyond Words

    March 23, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 McFerrin has made an indelible mark in the worlds of classical, choral, and pop music, but it is perhaps within the limitless boundaries of jazz that the singer can truly express his creativity to the McFerrin has made an indelible mark in the world ...

  24. Flood Of Releases Mark Miles' 75th

    May 18, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Columbia/Legacy are throwing a birthday party for Miles Davis -- and they want everybody to attend. May 26 is the 75th anniversary of the late trumpeter's birth in Alton, Ill., and the label is markin Columbia/Legacy are throwing a birthday par ...

  25. Stars Line Up For JVC Jazz In NYC

    April 25, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Keith Jarrett, Nina Simone, Wayne Shorter, Diana Krall, and Chick Corea are among the artists who will participate in the 29th annual JVC Jazz Festival - New York. The June 17-30 festival will feature Keith Jarrett, Nina Simone, Wayne Shorter, Diana ...