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  • “Songs from Scandal” soundtrack features soul music classics from “Scandal” Seasons 1 and 2

     
    A soundtrack album collecting classic 1970s soul music as featured in the hit ABC series Scandal will be released Sept. 3, via Stax Records, ABC announced today. Scandal, which chronicles the deception, turmoil and mystery within the American political...
  • 'Graceland' bassist finds roots in Bethlehem

     
    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...
  • PASSINGS: Vesta Williams, Orlando Brown, Frank Driggs

    PASSINGS: Vesta Williams, Orlando Brown, Frank Driggs
    Vesta Williams Singer of R&B hits in 1980s Vesta Williams, 53, an R&B singer who had hits in the 1980s with "Once Bitten Twice Shy" and "Congratulations," was found dead Thursday evening of a possible drug overdose in an El Segundo hotel room. An...
  • Jerry Leiber and Nick Ashford: Their greatest hits

    The songwriting world lost two titans Monday when Nick Ashford and Jerry Leiber died within hours of each other. Ashford, 70, cowrote a string of hits with his wife, Valerie Simpson, that helped define soul, R&B and funk in the ‘60s, ‘70s and...
  • Prince keeps his fans guessing

    Prince keeps his fans guessing
    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...
  • Best week ever: Baltimore events, music, TV and more

    Best week ever: Baltimore events, music, TV and more
    Our list of everything going on the week of 11/28-12/4 NOTABLE TV MONDAY 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....
  • Jennifer Hudson goes all 'Divas' again for VH1 concert special

    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...
  • Hampton Jazz Festival looks forward to a banner year

    Hampton Jazz Festival looks forward to a banner year
    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....
  • Hampton Jazz Fest scores a hit with consistency

    It was just like old times at the kickoff of the 2011 Hampton Jazz Festival as thousands of laid-back music fans eased their way into Hampton Coliseum for an evening of smooth jazz and polished soul. HAMPTON -- It was just like old times at the kickoff...
  • Hampton Jazz Festival finishes weekend with three sold out concerts

    Hampton Jazz Festival finishes weekend with three sold out concerts
    At the Hampton Jazz Festival on Sunday afternoon — the third sellout show of the three-day weekend event — people still were streaming into the Hampton Coliseum long after the music had started. But there was little grumbling among the crowd...
  • PASSINGS: Leo Kirch, Roland Petit, Cal Montney, Lee Vines, Googie Withers, Frank Billerbeck

    PASSINGS: Leo Kirch, Roland Petit, Cal Montney, Lee Vines, Googie Withers, Frank Billerbeck
    Leo Kirch German media mogul Leo Kirch, 84, who turned his one-man film distribution company into Germany's second-biggest media business before losing control of it after a gamble on pay television, died Thursday in Munich. His family did not give...