4 hrs ago
WNYC-AM New York
Lionel Loueke Trio On JazzSet
Lionel Loueke was born in Benin, West Africa, in 1973. As a youngster, he sang and played percussion, but didn't really take up the guitar until the age of 17. Loueke was so gifted on the instrument that he was sent to study music at the Ivory Coast's Institute of Art.
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8 hrs ago
Jimmy Page to Receive Honorary Doctorate From Berklee College of Music
Most of Jimmy Page 's dreams and fantasies were probably realized sometime around 1977, but here's one that the legendary Led Zeppelin co-founder likely never envisioned coming to pass: On May 10th, the guitarist, producer, and songwriter will receive an honorary doctor of music degree from the prestigious Berklee College of Music .
13 hrs ago
The San Diego Union-Tribune
St. Vincent's heady musical ascension
There are several good reasons that Annie Clark, who tours and records under the name St. Vincent , has such a distinctive musical style and sound.
18 hrs ago
Santa Barbara Independent
Anat Cohen and the Joy of Jazz
The jazz world has changed a lot in the 60 years since the Newport Jazz Festival was founded.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Nationally-known cellist, Mike Block, to perform Sunday
Cellist Mike Block, hailed by Yo-Yo Ma as "the ideal musician of the 21st century," will make an appearance on Sunday, as part of the Moats Enterprises "Sunday at the Center" series.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Let there be right
Legendary guitarist and Israel 'goodwill ambassador' Steve Vai is making good on a promise to return to Tel Aviv with his full band 'I'm going to come back here again and I'm going to bring my band," said an exuberant Steve Vai at the end of a two-hour-plus guitar master class he gave to a rapt sold-out audience in 2010 at Tel Aviv's Mann ... (more)
The First Church in Belmont Coffee House
Please join us on Friday March 14 at 7:30 pm for a Split Bill Featuring Two Award-Winning World Music Duos Jenna Moynihan and Mairi Chaimbeul From harpist Mairi's Isle of Skye in Scotland and fiddler Jenna's Chautauqua Lake in New York comes a haunting and enchanting fusion of the parallel and shared musical visions of two multiple award-winning ... (more)
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Trombonist Delfeayo Marsalis to Perform Intimate Concert at Holland Center, 4/12
Omaha Performing Arts presents trombonist Delfeayo Marsalis at the 1200 CLUB inside the Holland Performing Arts Center on Saturday, April 12, 2014, at 8:00 p.m. The performance is part of Omaha Performing Arts' 1200 CLUB 13/14 Series.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Locals power Austin, Texas, festivalSouth by Southwest
Thousands of bands head to South by Southwest in Austin, Texas, next week. A few will come from Chicago.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
News from the Senior Center
Wednesday, March 19 at noon: The Groton Women's club will be sponsoring a St. Patrick's Day luncheon at the Senior Center.
It's the weekend, by Amy Nachbar
Boston music weekends rock! Our night clubs and music venues are always on over load with crowds that love our Boston musicians and bands.
The Winnipeg Free Press
Quartet fiddled about with sound to avoid sophomore slump
When the Fretless burst onto the scene in 2012 with its debut album Waterbound, people sat up and took notice.
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Party down to the day-glow sounds of Con Bro Chill
With '80s-inspired beats, fiercely fun rock anthems and sweat-flying choreography, the Portland, Ore., quartet Con Bro Chill describes its sound as "neon dance pop."
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Belafonte receives honorary Berklee doctorate
Boston's Berklee College of Music has presented an honorary doctor of music degree to singer, songwriter and activist Harry Belafonte.
St. Vincent and Holly Herndon Play Boston's House of Blues
Art rocker St. Vincent and electronic experimentalist Holly Herndon played their new tunes at Boston's House of Blues on Thursday, February 27. Opener Herndon, producer and composer, appeared on stage in a black cloak on a dark stage, but her fiery red hair sparked through the shadows.
Rdio Sessions To Record Live Acts At SXSW 2014
Rdio Sessions is a fairly new recording series from Rdio featuring live performances in intimate settings that are then available for streaming.
Jazz musician Cheryl Hodge featured in concert March 8
Jazz vocalist and keyboardist Cheryl Hodge, 58, is one of the guest performers at a "Jazz Ladies" concert presented by Bob Storms at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, March 8, 2014 at Whatcom Museum's Old City Hall Rotunda Room, 121 Prospect St. Jazz vocalist and keyboardist Cheryl Hodge, 58, was born in California and raised mostly in Oroville.
All About Jazz
CD/DOWNLOAD/ALBUM: Pianist Christian Jacob Steps out Solo on...
The release will be available on CD as well as a limited edition vinyl LP in true analog.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Could Aria and Riley Be a Real Couple on Pretty Little Liars?
The two clearly had chemistry, but at the end of the episode they went their separate ways.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
'Dueling Pianos' concert reproduces famous showdown between 'Blind' Boone and 'Blind Tom'
Ginger Owen sings "Polly Wolly Doodle" during the recreation of the piano playoff between J.W. "Blind" Boone and Thomas "Blind Tom" Wiggins at the Boone County Historical Society Monday.