1. Chart Moves: Dave Matthews Band's 'Remember' Debuts, Keith Jarrett Clocks First No. 1, 'Lego' Soundtrack Has 'Awesome' Gain

    June 27, 2014 10:44 PM EDT This week on the Billboard 200 albums chart, Lana Del Rey scored her first No. 1 album as her latest release, "Ultraviolence," arrived in the top slot. The singer/songwriter's second full-length set for Polydor/Interscope Records so ...

  2. Chart Moves: Paul McCartney & Wings Return, British Band Bastille Makes Chart Debut

    June 07, 2013 11:39 AM EDT This week on the Billboard 200 albums chart , Daft Punk's "Random Access Memories" held on at No. 1 for a second week, shifting 93,000 copies (down 73%), according to Nielsen SoundScan. It marked only the third album in this year ...

  3. Youssou N’Dour, Kaija Saariaho To Receive the 2013 Polar Music Prize

    May 07, 2013 6:08 AM EDT Senegalese artist Youssou N’Dour and Finnish composer Kaija Saariaho are the 2013 recipients of Sweden’s prestigious Polar Music Prize. The Prize was created and funded in 1989 by Stig Andersson, the late manager of ABBA (sometimes called ABBA&# ...

  4. Claude Nobs, Montreux Jazz Festival Founder, Dead at 76

    January 10, 2013 8:09 PM EST Claude Nobs, the founder and general manager of the Montreux Jazz Festival, whose passion for music and artistry introduced generations of legendary musicians to international audiences on the Swiss stage, has died. He was 76. The Jazz Festival sa ...

  5. Montreux Jazz Festival Founder Claude Nobs Dies

    January 10, 2013 9:15 AM EST 0 0 0 Claude Nobs, the founder and general manager of the Montreux Jazz Festival, whose passion for music and artistry introduced generations of legendary musicians to international audiences on the Swiss stage, has died. He was 76. The Jazz Festival said ...

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  7. Decemberists Fans Love Foursquare, Bryan Adams Fans Not So Much

    February 17, 2011 3:15 PM EST Decemberists fans were the most active Foursquare users in January, according to data at SuperGlued.com on New York check-ins on the social media app. Users of Foursquare appear to love indie rock and tend to frequent a small number of venues. But ...

  8. Jazz Piano Legend Hank Jones Dies At 91

    May 17, 2010 5:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 Jazz pianist and composer Hank Jones , whose 70-year career included a stint as Ella Fitzgerald 's pianist and Marilyn Monroe's accompanist when she sang "Happy Birthday" to President John F. Kennedy, has died, his manager said M ...

  9. Massive Attack, Phil Collins, Roxy Music To Play Montreux

    April 29, 2010 9:22 AM EDT 0 0 0 Phil Collins will play an exclusive pre-festival concert before the 2010 Montreux Jazz Festival featuring Roxy Music , Massive Attack and a host of big jazz acts, festival organizers said on Thursday. Former Genesis singer and drummer Collins will d ...

  10. Herbie Hancock To Be Feted At Revived NYC Jazz Festival

    March 01, 2010 8:48 AM EST 0 0 0 Jazz legend Herbie Hancock will be feted at a belated 70th birthday bash at Carnegie Hall that will highlight the revival of a major summer jazz festival in the Big Apple. The pianist, who turns 70 on April 12, will be joined by comedian Bill Cosby, ...

  11. All That Jazz

    August 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Bruce Hornsby refuses to be counted among the pop stars trying on jazz for size. Bruce Hornsby refuses to be counted among the pop stars trying on jazz for size. "I can see why someone may want to make an album that goes down easy and why a rec ...

  12. Billboard Bits: Bruce Hornsby, Robert Wyatt, Gucci Mane

    June 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Bruce Hornsby will release his first full-length instrumental jazz album, "Camp Meeting," Aug. 7 via Legacy. Bruce Hornsby will release his first full-length instrumental jazz album, "Camp Meeting," Aug. 7 via Legacy. Joined by r ...

  13. 05OnTV

    January 29, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Jan. 29-Feb. 4 2006. MONDAY, JAN. 29 "Today," NBC Featured Artist(s): Norah Jones (also scheduled: Bill Gates, John Bernstein). "The Electrifying Conclusion," STARZ! Cinema Featured Artist(s): Guided ...

  14. 'Dancin' Queen

    September 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Ludacris shows off multiple sides of his musical personality, Alan Jackson flips the script with Alison Krauss, Janet Jackson looks to the past for new inspiration and the Scissor Sisters keep the par A double-disc live album from rock act My Mornin ...

  15. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    June 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 AFI reasserts its modern rock dominance, Elvis Costello and Allen Toussaint pay tribute to a post-Katrina New Orleans, Cheap Trick lets it rip and top artists steer the "Cars" soundtrack in this week' The latest album from rapper Ice ...

  16. 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 ...

  17. Davis' 'Cellar Door' Finally Due Next Month

    December 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 After several delays, Columbia/Legacy will finally issue the six-CD boxed set "Miles Davis -- The Cellar Door Sessions 1970" on Dec. 27. After several delays, Columbia/Legacy will finally issue the six-CD boxed set "Miles Davis -- The ...

  18. Heloísa Fernandes

    November 30, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Influenced by Bill Evans, Keith Jarrett and countryman Hermeto Pascoal, this pianist applies improvisation and Brazilian styles to her brand of conservatory jazz. Heloísa Fernandes cannot wait to play in the United States, just as soon as someone in ...

  19. Zeppelin, Gergiev Win Polar Music Prize

    November 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Legendary rock act Led Zeppelin and Russian conductor and artistic director Valery Gergiev were named laureates of the prestigious Polar Music Prize for 2006 today (Nov. 7) in Stockholm. Legendary rock act Led Zeppelin and Russian conductor and arti ...

  20. Jarrett Shines At Marathon New York Gig

    September 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Pianist Keith Jarrett staged his first solo concert at New York's Carnegie Hall in more than 10 years last night (Sept. 26). Pianist Keith Jarrett staged his first solo concert at New York's Carnegie Hall in more than 10 years last night ( ...

  21. Jarrett Dazzles Carnegie Hall, Will Return In Fall

    June 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Pianist Keith Jarrett played New York's Carnegie Hall for the first time in nearly two years last night (June 22) as part of the JVC Jazz Festival, backed by trusty bassist Gary Peacock and drummer Ja Pianist Keith Jarrett played New York' ...

  22. HOT PRODUCT

    May 02, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Previewing new albums from Nine Inch Nails, Aimee Mann, Keith Jarrett, Joe Perry and more. /bb/hotprod/index.jsp News Aimee Mann , Joe Perry , Keith Jarrett ...

  23. Hot Product

    May 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Keith Jarrett Pianissimo Even though he has recorded close to 50 albums for ECM Records since 1971, Keith Jarrett says his latest, "Radiance," a two-CD masterwork of live solo piano improvisations, is special. "This is my position pap ...

  24. Jarrett Goes Solo Again On 'Radiance'

    April 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 For the first time in eight years, pianist Keith Jarrett returns to the live improvisational setting that has spawned some of his greatest work on the double-disc set "Radiance." For the first time in eight years, pianist Keith Jarrett ret ...

  25. B.B. King, Ligeti Win Polar Music Prize

    October 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Blues legend B.B. King and Hungarian-born composer Gyorgy Ligeti have each been selected by the Royal Swedish Academy of Music to receive the prestigious 2004 Polar Music Prize. Sweden's King Carl XVI Blues legend B.B. King and Hungarian-born c ...

  26. Ayaguna

    February 22, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Pianist/composer Omar Sosa has followed his superb 2002 release Sentir (Grammy Award-nominated for best Latin jazz album) with a live album, recorded in July 2002 in Yokohama, Japan. Pianist/composer Omar Sosa has followed his superb 2002 release Se ...

  27. Jarrett To Receive 2003 Polar Music Prize

    January 28, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Pianist Keith Jarrett has been selected as the 2003 winner of the Royal Swedish Academy of Music's annual Polar Music Prize. Sweden's King Carl XVI Gustaf will present the prize at a May 12 ceremony i Pianist Keith Jarrett has been selecte ...

  28. Selected Recordings

    July 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 KEITH JARRETT Selected Recordings PRODUCER: Manfred Eicher ECM 440-014-168 JAN GARBAREK Selected Recordings PRODUCER: Manfred Eicher ECM 440-014-165 TERJE RYPDAL Selected Recordings PRODUCER: Manfre The record business is an odd business when the id ...

  29. ECM Stars Choose Favorites For 'Rarum'

    May 21, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 ECM has invited its roster of artists to personally select the tracklists for individual retrospectives as part of the ":rarum" series, which bows today (May 21) with anthologies from Keith Jarrett, J ECM has invited its roster of artists ...

  30. 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 ...