1. Marvin Hamlisch's Impact: From Ragtime to Broadway Riches

    August 07, 2012 7:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Scott Joplin was a footnote in American musical history before Marvin Hamlisch got ahold of his ragtime music from the 1890s and early 20th century. Hamlisch arranged Joplin piano rags for "The Sting" to create a song-based score that conn ...

  2. Marvin Hamlisch Remembrance: How His Landmark Music Penetrated The American Consciousness

    August 07, 2012 12:49 PM EDT Scott Joplin was a footnote in American musical history before Marvin Hamlisch got ahold of his ragtime music from the 1890s and early 20th century. Hamlisch arranged Joplin piano rags for "The Sting" to create a song-based score that co ...

  3. Marvin Hamlisch, Legendary Composer and Conductor, Dead at 68

    August 07, 2012 8:48 AM EDT (Photo by Len Price) Marvin Hamlisch, famed composer and conductor collapsed after a brief illness and died yesterday, his family announced. He was 68. Hamlisch, who won three Oscars, four Grammys, four Emmys, a Tony, a Pulitzer and three Golden G ...

  4. Sundance London Opens With Robert Redford, T Bone Burnett Talking Music and Film

    April 26, 2012 8:32 PM EDT LONDON -- As screenwriter and best-selling novelist Nick Hornby put it, it is customary on opening nights to say that the guests of honor "need no introduction." But for the pre-amble of the first event of the inaugural Sundance London f ...

  5. Death Cab for Cutie 'Codes and Keys': Track-By-Track Review

    May 31, 2011 3:54 PM EDT 0 0 0 Seven albums in and nearly 15 years later, indie rock stalwarts Death Cab For Cutie are getting a little weird -- and doing it right. On "Codes and Keys," out today (May 31, Atlantic), listeners get a clear sense of where its members curre ...

  6. Alex Chilton's Life, Music Honored At SXSW

    March 21, 2010 10:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The late Alex Chilton was memorialized by colleagues, friends and admirers on Saturday at South By Southewest -- with words and, most importantly, with music. Following a warmly reverent and nostalgic afternoon panel at the Austin Convention Center ...

  7. THE RAGTIME KID

    January 11, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 A young man's obsession with ragtime leads him to his idol Scott Joplin, and into the middle of a murder puzzle. A young man's obsession with ragtime leads him to his idol Scott Joplin, and into the middle of a murder puzzle. In turn-of-th ...