| Jun 24, 2011
| 6:02 PM
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...
| Jun 26, 2011
| 6:35 PM
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...
| Jun 27, 2011
Constance White was named editor-in-chief of Essence Magazine. She succeeds Angela Burt-Murray, who left the magazine in November. White was formerly the style director of eBay and has also worked at Talk Magazine, The New York Times, and Elle.
| Mar 7, 2011
| 9:14 AM
Under Pressure by Queen feat. David Bowie
Paranoid Android by Radiohead
Roxeanne by The Police
Hit The Road Jack by Ray Charles
Where It's At by Beck
Use Somebody by Kings Of Leon
Proud Mary by Creedence Clearwater Revival ...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 7:36 PM
The second week of battle rounds on NBC’s “The Voice” brought a slew of questionable fashion decisions and equally questionable song choices. But “questionable” doesn’t always mean less delightful.
| Mar 19, 2012
| 6:17 AM
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.
| Aug 14, 2011
An eclectic group will assemble onstage Wednesday night at the Hollywood Bowl to riff on the work of Joni Mitchell. Oddly, one thing many of these artists — who range from jazz to folk to indie rock — have in common is that they arrived late...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 12:13 PM
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...
| Nov 1, 2011
| 12:41 PM
Drummer Jason Bonham, son of the late Led Zeppelin legend John Bonham, filled in for his dad with the three remaining Zeppelin members (at 2007 reunion tribute for Ahmet Ertegun). He’s also done session work and live gigs for other serious players,...
| Sep 19, 2011
| 10:17 AM
a. Blackbird: The Beatles
b. I Want to Break Free: Queen
c. Changing: The Airborne Toxic Event
d. Just the Way You Are: Billy Joel
e. Melt with You: Modern English
a. In Your Wildest Dreams:The Moody Blues
| 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....