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  • Hampton Jazz Festival lineup announcement delayed to March 26

    Hampton Jazz Festival lineup announcement delayed to March 26
    Music fans hoping to learn the list of acts set to perform at the 2012 Hampton Jazz Festival will have to wait another week. Organizers recently said the announcement of the lineup has been pushed back from noon March 19 to noon March 26.  "Due to...
  • Taste of Chicago acts cost at least $655,000

    Taste of Chicago acts cost at least $655,000
    The rock-and-roll partying by the musical acts at this year’s Taste of Chicago featured lots of soy milk and purified drinking water, if the artists’ contracts are any indication. The city paid out at least $655,000 to the bands that...
  • Taste of Chicago headliners include Jennifer Hudson, Death Cab, Chaka Khan

    Taste of Chicago headliners include Jennifer Hudson, Death Cab, Chaka Khan
    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...
  • Clare Fischer dies at 83; versatile pianist, composer, arranger

    Clare Fischer dies at 83; versatile pianist, composer, arranger
    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...
  • Brian Charette plays the B3 organ at Black-eyed Sally's in Hartford on Feb. 3

    Brian Charette plays the B3 organ at Black-eyed Sally's in Hartford on Feb. 3
    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...
  • Whitney Houston, music superstar, dies

    Whitney Houston, music superstar, dies
    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...
  • Pop legend Whitney Houston dies at 48

    Pop legend Whitney Houston dies at 48
    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...
  • Muere Whitney Houston a los 48 años

    Muere Whitney Houston a los 48 años
    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. La publicista...
  • Muerte de Houston: Forenses hablan y buscan respuestas

    Los investigadores luchaban por determinar qué fue lo que hizo que muriera Whitney Houston, mientras los astros más importantes de la industria musical acudieron a la ceremonia de los premios Grammy: una mezcla de ceremonia fúnebre y celebración. El...
  • Chaka Khan pulls out of Grammys tribute

    Chaka Khan pulls out of Grammys tribute
  • Joseph Wooten, from Newport News, explains connection to the late Whitney Houston

    Joseph Wooten, from Newport News, explains connection to the late Whitney Houston
    There's at least one connection between the Peninsula and the late, great Whitney Houston. Joseph Wooten, a musician who grew up in Newport News and who now plays keyboards for the Steve Miller Band, sang background vocals onone track of her self-titled...