1. Jazz Fans Can Spend $6K to Spend Eternity Near Greats In Bronx Cemetery

    July 10, 2014 9:29 AM EDT Some jazz fans are devoted to the very end. At The Woodlawn Cemetery in the Bronx, so many jazz enthusiasts want to be buried near the graves of such greats as Miles Davis and Duke Ellington that the cemetery is developing new plots to meet the de ...

  2. Carnival Records Founder Joe Evans Dies

    January 23, 2014 3:07 AM EST Joe Evans, well-respected musician and founder of Carnival Records, died on Jan. 17 in Richmond, Virginia of undisclosed causes. He was 97 years old.  Evans established Carnival in 1961. Affiliated with more than 30 solo artists and groups, the la ...

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  4. Backbeat: AEG's Tim Leiweke Celebrates L.A. Rock Hall Ceremony; Are the Replacements, The Smiths, Joy Division Next?

    December 11, 2012 6:26 PM EST Ahmet Ertegun Award recipients Lou Adler and Quincy Jones stand with inductees Ann Wilson and Nancy Wilson of Heart and Flea during the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2013 Inductees announcement at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty ...

  5. James Moody, Jazz Saxophonist, Dies of Cancer

    December 10, 2010 1:45 PM EST 0 0 0 Jazz saxophonist James Moody , who recorded more than 50 solo albums as well as songs with the likes of Dizzy Gillespie , Quincy Jones , Lionel Hampton and B.B. King , has died. He was 85. Moody's wife, Linda McGowan Moody, says he died Thursda ...

  6. This Day in Music

    August 31, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Lil' Kim appears at the 2006 MTV Video Music awards fresh from prison, wearing a business suit that is a far cry from the skimpy getups of her past. 2006 - Lil' Kim appears at the 2006 MTV Video Music awards fresh from prison, weari ...

  7. This Day in Music

    August 31, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Lil' Kim appears at the 2006 MTV Video Music awards fresh from prison, wearing a business suit that is a far cry from the skimpy getups of her past. 2006 - Lil' Kim appears at the 2006 MTV Video Music awards fresh from prison, weari ...

  8. Chart Beat Chat

    March 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred and his readers discuss Mary J. Blige's 72-week run on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, the influence of airplay and downloads on the Hot 100 and Pop 100 charts and more! WITHIN YOU AND 'WITHOUT YOU' Dear Fred, I read both Ch ...

  9. Ahmet Ertegun: Reflections From A Music Icon

    February 16, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The late Ahmet Ertegun was the link, the most prominent executive of the modern-day music business who also was active at the birth of R&B, rock'n'roll and all the pop fashions since. What follows Ahmet Ertegun was the link, the most p ...

  10. THE PRODUCER

    January 11, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Sympathetic, admiring biography of the talent scout and record producer who helped propel into popularity such legendary performers as Billie Holiday, Bob Dylan and Bruce Springsteen. Sympathetic, admiring biography of the talent scout and record pr ...

  11. This Day in Music

    August 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Songwriter Harold Clayton, who co-wrote the SOS Band hit "Take Your Time (Do It Right)," is killed in a hit-and-run accident in Los Angeles. He is 53.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none" ...

  12. Chart Beat

    April 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Mary J sets a R&B/Hip-Hop chart record and T.I. has the biggest hit of his career, plus news on Tim McGraw, Morrissey, Heaven 17 and more. MUCH O'BLIGE: A 5-2 surge for T.I.'s "What You Know" (Grand Hustle/Atlantic) on Billbo ...

  13. This Day in Music

    August 31, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Songwriter Harold Clayton, who co-wrote the SOS Band hit "Take Your Time (Do It Right)," is killed in a hit-and-run accident in Los Angeles. He is 53.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none" ...

  14. Trumpeter Benny Bailey Dead At 79

    May 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Funeral set for May 10. AMSTERDAM, Netherlands - Trumpeter Benny Bailey, who played with Dizzy Gillespie and Lionel Hampton before he became a fixture on the European jazz scene, has died in his home in Amsterdam, friends said today (May 3). He wa ...

  15. Fogerty, Hayes Among Songwriters Hall Inductees

    February 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 John Fogerty, Steve Cropper, Isaac Hayes and David Porter, Richard and Robert Sherman and Bill Withers will be inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame this year. John Fogerty, Steve Cropper, Isaac Hayes and David Porter, Richard and Robert Sherma ...

  16. Jazz Veteran Illinois Jacquet Dies

    July 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Jazz tenor sax legend Illinois Jacquet died today (July 22) in New York after suffering a heart attack. He was 81. Jazz tenor sax legend Illinois Jacquet died today (July 22) in New York after suffering a heart attack. He was 81. Born in Broussard, ...

  17. This Day in Music

    August 31, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Steve Wariner receives the 2002 Minnie Pearl Humanitarian Award during the Grand Ole Opry's tribute to Minnie Pearl. The previous year's winner, Kathy Mattea, presents the award to Warin 2002 - Steve Wariner recei ...

  18. Robinson, Jones Honored With Medal Of Arts

    March 07, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music legends Smokey Robinson and George Jones are among the nine individuals who have been awarded the 2002 National Medal of Arts. The country and R&B greats were honored yesterday (March 6) by Music legends Smokey Robinson and George Jones ar ...

  19. 'Last Of The Mississippi Jukes' Soundtrack, DVD Due

    February 19, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 "Last of the Mississippi Jukes," filmmaker Robert Mugge's documentary tribute to the Magnolia State's blues and juke joints, will be released on DVD next month via Sanctuary. Concurrent with the March "Last of the Mississipp ...

  20. The Legendary Small Groups

    November 09, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 These tremendously popular and influential trio and quartet sides of 1935-39 pioneered cool-toned chamber jazz. These tremendously popular and influential trio and quartet sides of 1935-39 pioneered cool-toned chamber jazz. Clarinetist/bandleader Be ...

  21. Jazz Legend Lionel Hampton Laid To Rest

    September 09, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The remains of jazz great Lionel Hampton were carried in a white horse-drawn hearse through the streets of New York's Harlem neighborhood on Saturday, with trumpeter Wynton Marsalis blowing a dirge to The remains of jazz great Lionel Hampton we ...

  22. Jazz Great Lionel Hampton Dies

    September 01, 2002 12:00 AM EDT -year-old vibraphone virtuoso, showman, and bandleader Lionel Hampton died yesterday (Aug. 31) of heart failure at New York's Mount Sinai Medical Center, said his manager, Phil Leshin. Hampton suffe 94-year-old vibraphone virtuoso, showman, a ...

  23. Quincy Celebrated With Rhino Box

    September 26, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Quincy Jones's wide-ranging and influential career accomplishments will be celebrated in a four-disc box set due Oct. 16 from Rhino. The release of "Q: The Musical Biography of Quincy Jones" will coin Quincy Jones's wide-ranging ...

  24. April Pegged As Jazz Appreciation Month

    July 22, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Jazz composer, singer, trumpeter, bandleader and producer Quincy Jones on Friday (July 20) joined the Smithsonian National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C., to announce the first "jazz a Jazz composer, singer, trumpeter, bandleade ...