Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Gunther Schuller, a horn player, educator and Pulitzer Prize-winning composer who was the leading proponent of the Third Stream movement fusing jazz and classical music, died Sunday at age 89.
Monday, June 22, 2015
Glastonbury, one of the world's biggest music festivals, gets under way Wednesday facing angry criticism from some fans after rapper Kanye West was booked for the prime Saturday night headline slot.
Paul McCartney dedicated a Beatles ballad to the victims of the Charleston church massacre as he voiced hope for peace among races.
Friday, June 19, 2015
Madonna has brought out some of the biggest fellow names in pop -- and two of her children -- in a new video she debuted Wednesday on the fledgling streaming service Tidal.
Monday, June 15, 2015
High heels, fatigues and gold rifle-shaped rings -- singer Helly Luv's blend of bang and bling has made her the most popular cheerleader for the Iraqi Kurds' war against jihadists.
Saturday, June 13, 2015
Whatever rules in jazz hadn't been shattered by Charlie Parker and other bebop artists, Ornette Coleman finished off for good.
Jim Ed Brown, the mild-mannered crooner who spent a half-century at one of U.S. country music's most prestigious venues, the Grand Ole Opry, died Thursday. He was 81.
After nibbling on a few finger sandwiches at teatime, John Fogerty now feels energized to talk about his upcoming memoir and summer concert tour.
Friday, June 12, 2015
The CMT Music Awards should be renamed the Carrie Music Television Awards.
Thursday, June 11, 2015
Asked to name music superstars, few in the general public would immediately think of Les Paul. But 100 years after his birth, his many admirers are hoping to promote him as one of modern music's indispensable figures.