| Jul 19, 2013
You might not have heard of Bakithi Kumalo, but if you follow music in the Lehigh Valley, you will soon. Kumalo, who recently moved to Bethlehem from Long Island, is one of the world’s premiere fretless bass players. He has worked with artists...
| Jun 2, 2011
When Prince called into George Lopez's "Lopez Tonight" TV show in early April and announced that in less than a week he'd play the Inglewood Forum to kick off a string of 21 concerts in the region, some of his staunchest fans wondered whether he'd...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 6:03 AM
The first paid concerts in Taste of Chicago history will be announced Thursday, including performances by Jennifer Hudson, Death Cab for Cutie, Chaka Khan and Dierks Bentley.
On Wednesday, the Chicago City Council approved a $25 fee for the 3,000-seat...
| Jan 28, 2012
Clare Fischer, a Grammy-winning pianist, composer and arranger who crossed freely from jazz to Latin and pop music, working with such names as Dizzy Gillespie, George Shearing and Natalie Cole as well as Paul McCartney, Prince and Michael Jackson, has...
| Nov 28, 2011
| 10:07 AM
Our list of everything going on the week of 11/28-12/4
Basketball Wives LA: Reunion, Part 2 (special; 8 p.m.; VH1)
Top 40 (special; 8 p.m.; BBC America)
Bored to Death (season finale; 9 p.m.; HBO)
The Closer (mid-season premiere; 9 p....
| Dec 14, 2011
| 7:40 AM
Jennifer Hudson isn't likely to mind being called a diva, at least for the next several days.
An Oscar winner for her movie debut in "Dreamgirls" and a Grammy winner for her self-named debut album, the "American Idol" alum will join a host of other...
| Jun 18, 2011
| 10:00 PM
Barring a last-minute meltdown, this year's Hampton Jazz Festival will go down as one of the biggest in nearly a decade.
One has to look back to 2002 to find so many advance tickets sold to this annual set of jazz and R&B concerts at Hampton Coliseum....
| Jan 30, 2012
| 11:05 AM
The Hammond B3 organ, when placed in the care of a master, does wonders for the soul. On Friday, Grammy-nominated jazz organist and Hartford native Brian Charette plays a hometown gig at Black-eyed Sally's, just before his new funk-soul-groove album for...
| Feb 11, 2012
| 7:45 PM
Whitney Houston, who reigned as pop music's queen until her majestic voice and regal image were ravaged by drug use, erratic behavior and a tumultuous marriage to singer Bobby Brown, has died. She was 48.
Publicist Kristen Foster said Saturday that the...
| Feb 12, 2012
Whitney Houston, a willowy church singer with a towering voice who became a titan of the pop charts in the 1980s and 1990s but then saw much of her success crumble away amid the fumes of addiction and reckless ego, has died. She was 48.
Kristen Foster, a...
| Feb 11, 2012
| 7:41 PM
Whitney Houston, quien reinó en la música pop hasta que su majestuosa voz e imagen fueron destrozadas por el consumo de drogas, su comportamiento errático y su tumultuoso matrimonio con el cantante Bobby Brown, ha muerto. Tenía 48 años.