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  • Jerry Leiber dies at 78; lyricist in songwriting duo Leiber and Stoller

    Jerry Leiber dies at 78; lyricist in songwriting duo Leiber and Stoller
    Jerry Leiber, who with his songwriting partner, Mike Stoller, created a songbook that infused the rock 'n' roll scene of the 1950s and early '60s with energy and mischievous humor, has died. He was 78. Leiber, the words half of the duo, died Monday at...
  • Pete Rugolo dies at 95; jazz arranger, composer

    Pete Rugolo dies at 95; jazz arranger, composer
    Pete Rugolo, an award-winning composer and arranger who came to prominence in the world of jazz as the chief arranger for Stan Kenton's post-World War II band and later wrote the themes for TV's "The Fugitive" and "Run for Your Life," has died. He was 95....
  • George Shearing dies at 91; jazz pianist

    George Shearing dies at 91; jazz pianist
    George Shearing, the elegant pianist who expanded the boundaries of jazz by adding an orchestral sensibility and a mellow aesthetic to the music, has died. He was 91. Shearing died Monday of congestive heart failure at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York,...
  • Noble Acts

     
    She bewitches and beguiles in PBS’ Downton Abbey, but just who is Michelle Dockery, the girl behind the impervious Lady Mary?...
  • Words from Wings' drummer: Denny Seiwell talks Paul McCartney, area upbringing and new jazz trio

     
    When Lehighton native Denny Seiwell left the tiny Carbon County town for a burgeoning career as a drummer in the lodges of the Poconos, then the clubs of New York City, jazz was his music of choice. He played with......
  • Reese Witherspoon, “you give me FEVER” — a Peggy Lee bio-pic

     
    Peggy Lee was one of the handful of showbiz names to come out of that beet and barley flatland known as North Dakota, something I learned doing a series of program sketches for a concert hall at the university where I worked and went to school  —...
  • Reese Witherspoon feels the 'Fever' for Peggy Lee movie

     
    Reese Witherspoon won an Academy Award for her portrayal of June Carter Cash in "Walk the Line," and now she has her eye on another music legend....
  • Can Reese Witherspoon catch the Peggy Lee 'Fever?'

     
    Variety's Pamela McClintock has the news that Reese Witherspoon has joined forces with Fox 2000 to produce a biopic about singer Peggy Lee, best known for her sultry slow-burn rendition of "Fever." Witherspoon is clearly the driving force behind the......
  • 'Dancing With the Stars' recap: The 200th episode!

     
    Five years and 200 episodes ago, "Dancing With the Stars" debuted on ABC, a small reality-TV series imported from across the pond, in which celebrities were paired up with professional ballroom dancers and pranced around a rectangular stage vying for........
  • 'The Nat King Cole TV Show' coming to iTunes on Feb. 15

     
    Nat King Cole fans have a Valentine's week treat in store this year: His estate will begin posting episodes of his groundbreaking 1950s series “The Nat King Cole TV Show” for digital downloading on iTunes. For a too-brief period in......
  • Pianist/singer Judy Carmichael poetry in motion at Musikfest Cafe Jazz Brunch

     
    By Steve Siegel Special to The Morning Call They say that with stride piano, all the work is done by the left hand. Yet watching Grammy-nominated jazz pianist/vocalist Judy Carmichael hit her groove at the Musikfest Café Jazz Brunch on......
  • RIP Jerry Leiber: half of one of rock's great songwriting teams

     
    Jerry Leiber, with partner Mike Stoller, wrote many of the hits that helped define rock music....