Double-platinum country music recording star and the oft-tormented Mindy McCready was found dead at her Arkansas property last night, the victim of an apparent suicide. She was 37. According to a statement released by the Cleburne County Sheriff's office, McCready died of a self-inflected gunshot ... More >>
As the music industry's collective heart weighs heavy with news that legendary sitar player Ravi Shankar passed away yesterday, some comfort can be found in tonight's Hurricane Sandy benefit show at Madison Square Garden. When the likes of Paul McCartney, the Rolling Stones, and Bruce Springsteen ... More >>
On Sunday morning at approximately 3 a.m., latin pop star Jenni Rivera boarded a private Learjet in Mexico, along with two pilots and four other passengers including her publicist, lawyer, and makeup artist. Ten minutes later, they were all dead. The victims of a tragic plane crash in the desert. ... More >>
Dave Brubeck was a white guy who knew rhythm like no one has ever known rhythm. Son of a concert pianist and father of stunning jazz musicians, he died yesterday at age 91 -- the same age as my father. In a sense, Brubeck was my dad -- at least culturally. I saw him numerous times in concert, mostl ... More >>
Belgian producer Jona debuted in 2006 with his release of "The Learnings" EP on the prestigious Get Physical imprint and is one of the most promising young talents of the European techno scene. Originally a virtuosic guitarist with jazz/blues inclinations and a big fan of Brian Eno, he combines tech ... More >>
And fans will be sated at the Legends of Jazz concert.
Noted sax player electrifies audiences
Reptile Palace Orchestra renovates banquet band routines
Jazz gets lots of screen time in one short week
Short on the sides and leave a little on top today, please, Professor. And give me a little of that Sicilian Defense while you're at it.