| May 21, 2012
| 10:23 AM
It’s not even June. But already this calendar year we’ve lost a gut-wrenching list of people who’ve impacted the music world: impresarios Don Cornelius and Dick Clark, R&B legends Johnny Otis and Etta James, the incomparable Band...
| Dec 2, 2011
| 2:13 PM
Like most professional musicians these days, singer-songwriter-guitarist Joe Henry has a home studio where he produces records for himself as well as other artists, which — unlike most at-home recordings — include recent Grammy-winning...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 9:35 AM
Joe Henry: The singer-songwriter is perhaps best known these days as a producer for his excellent work on albums by Allen Touissant, Elvis Costello, Aimee Mann and Solomon Burke, among others. But his own albums are reliably excellent, even as they...
| Jan 4, 2012
| 8:00 AM
Sat., Jan. 7, Trinity-on-Main, 69 Main St., New Britain, trinityonmain.org
She's often called the Lost Queen of New Orleans Soul, and she's living in Middletown. It turns out she never actually lived in New Orleans for more than a month,...
| Aug 16, 2008
Jerry Wexler, the influential Atlantic Records producer who coined the term "rhythm and blues" before helping shape that sound into one of the most powerful musical forces of the 1950s and '60s, died Friday morning at his home in Sarasota, Fla. He was 91....
| Jan 6, 2010
Willie Mitchell, an influential record producer, label head and musician who worked closely with singer Al Green and other stars to help mold the Memphis soul sound, died Tuesday. He was 81.
Mitchell died at Methodist University Hospital in Memphis,...
| Aug 19, 2009
As the investigation into the shooting death of Van Vo, the Asian male who was shot and killed last night in the 1100 block of Tallow Tree Lane in Harvey continued, Jefferson Parish Homicide detective Solomon Burke arrested Cody Vedol, B/M, 21, of 7000...
| Jan 18, 2010
| 4:34 PM
Mose Allison fans couldnât have asked for a more ideal environment for the second performance of his two-night stand at Largo at the Coronet on Sunday night. The first winter storm of 2010 snarled traffic and might have taken a......
| Jan 27, 2010
| 4:34 PM
The Recording Academy started ramping up for Sundayâs Grammy Awards on Tuesday night, honoring influential guitarist and educator Kenny Burrell as part of its annual Salute to Jazz. Held in the Grammy Museumâs cozy performance space, the evening...
| Mar 17, 2010
| 4:32 AM
3.5 stars (out of 4) At 82, Allison is a jazz master who hasnât recorded a studio album in 12 years, which makes âThe Way of the Worldâ (Anti) an event. Though justly celebrated by jazz heads for his evocative......
| May 26, 2010
| 9:32 PM
Crystal Bowersox and Lee DeWyze (Courtesy of Fox). View more pictures of Mt. Prospect's Lee DeWyze HERE. Now the real contest begins: Which of the âAmerican Idolâ finalists is best suited for the musical long haul?Lee DeWyze won the âAmerican......
| Dec 19, 2008
The first weekend roster includes :
Wynton Marsalis, Dave Matthews Band, James Taylor, Joe Cocker, Earth Wind & Fire, Wilco, Spoon, Erykah Badu, Irma Thomas, Orishas, Third World, Robert Cray, Etta James & the Roots Band, Mavis Staples, Drive-By...