| Sep 8, 2014
| 3:08 PM
Gerald Wilson, a bandleader, trumpeter, composer, arranger and educator whose multifaceted career reached from the swing era of the 1930s to the diverse jazz sounds of the 21st century, has died. He was 96.
Wilson, who had been in declining health, died...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 3:15 PM
By Greg Gilman
LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - The Foo Fighters next album will
be called "Sonic Highways," and it sounds pretty heavy.
The rock band formerly announced the album title - which it
shares with upcoming HBO documentary series "Foo Fighters:...
| Jul 23, 2014
| 2:03 PM
Before he made movies — "Magic in the Moonlight" is his 44th film as director in 48 years — Woody Allen worked as a gag writer, then a television writer, then a stand-up comic. Here's a Tribune item from the July 31, 1963, Tower Ticker column....
| Jun 27, 2014
| 4:22 AM
Wynonna Judd says the best music comes out of nothing. “This sounds really corny, but … music is created literally just in the moment,” Judd says in a phone call from the ranch near Nashville she shares with her husband......
| May 25, 2014
| 8:00 PM
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| Mar 26, 2014
| 2:59 PM
The first weekend of spring just whizzed by. With the heavy early morning cloud cover, the weather people commented that we were experiencing either June gloom or May gray. Absolutely nobody mentioned April showers. Our parched earth would have welcomed...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 8:30 PM
At one point early in the Glendale Pops Fusion program on Saturday night, conductor/artistic director Matt Catingub joked that nobody'd be having more fun than his fellow mates in the orchestra. As if anyone attending, aside from their kids, would have...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Ann and Nancy Wilson were among the 2013 inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and not long before that, this concert - recorded in Windsor, Ont. - was part of the tour in which the siblings rendered many of their classic hits as well as tunes...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 12:07 PM
Toss a hearty "that's the way" out into a crowded room and see if you don't get back a lewd "uh-huh uh-huh" in return. Or tell a friend you'd like to do a little dance, make a little love, and watch them also suggest you also get down tonight. The music...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 3:22 PM
If writing about music is like dancing about architecture, as Elvis Costello and others have sneered, then what does that make reading about music? Well, fun, for starters. Although Bowker Market Research reports that music books have steadily comprised...
| Dec 22, 2012
| 4:45 PM
The Kennedy Center Honors remain durable, involving and thoughtful. Can the Oscars or the Emmys make such a claim? You might not even know the honorees, but the 35th annual telecast makes a persuasive case for them in word, song and filmed profiles. How...