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Michael Feinstein

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  • Influences: Sitar player (and daughter) Anoushka Shankar

     
    Talking with Anoushka Shankar, 29, sitar player and composer. Daughter of sitar legend Ravi Shankar and half-sister to singer Norah Jones, Shankar became, in 2003, the youngest-ever woman nominated for a World Music Grammy....
  • Influences: Michael Feinstein, interpreter of the Great American Songbook

     
    One of the premier interpreters of the Great American Songbook, Michael Feinstein will appear Saturday at Walt Disney Concert Hall, where he will perform a program of classic American songs and jazz numbers with a focus on film music by......
  • Wednesday's Highlights: “The Middle” on ABC

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Oct. 17 - 23 in PDF format Weekly TV Listings can also be downloaded here This week's TV Movies IN A STRANGE LAND: Frankie (Patricia Heaton) and the family host......
  • Wednesday's TV Highlights: “South Park” on Comedy Central

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Oct. 3 - 9 in PDF format This week's TV Movies Weekly TV Listings can also be downloaded here HOT WHEELS: Cartman fulfills his dream of becoming a NASCAR driver......
  • Mary Cleere Haran dies at 58; cabaret-style singer

    Mary Cleere Haran dies at 58; cabaret-style singer
    Mary Cleere Haran, a singer, actress and writer whose performances and recordings brought new perspectives to classic American popular songs, died Saturday in Deerfield Beach, Fla. She was 58. The Broward County coroner's office confirmed that she died...
  • Hal David dies at 91; songwriting partner of Burt Bacharach

    Hal David dies at 91; songwriting partner of Burt Bacharach
    Hal David, the renowned pop music lyricist whose prolific collaboration with composer Burt Bacharach produced a wealth of enduringly memorable hits in the 1960s and early '70s, including "Walk On By," "What the World Needs Now Is Love" and the Oscar-...
  • Hal Schaefer dies at 87; musician known for Marilyn Monroe liaison

    Hal Schaefer dies at 87; musician known for Marilyn Monroe liaison
    "The Real Reason for Marilyn Monroe's Divorce from Joe DiMaggio" read the headline on a 1955 Confidential magazine article that exposed a bumbling ambush involving the famous ballplayer and Frank Sinatra. The unlikely duo allegedly had tried to catch...
  • Eddie Fisher dies at 82; popular 1950s crooner was known for his high-profile marriages

    Eddie Fisher dies at 82; popular 1950s crooner was known for his high-profile marriages
    As Eddie Fisher once put it, by the time he was 33, "I had been married to America's sweetheart and America's femme fatale, and both marriages had ended in scandal. "I'd been one of the most popular singers in America and had given up my career for love....
  • Marvin Hamlisch dies at 68; award-winning composer of popular music

    Marvin Hamlisch dies at 68; award-winning composer of popular music
    When Marvin Hamlisch auditioned for the Juilliard School of Music, he played not Chopin or Mozart but the American folk standard "Goodnight, Irene," a choice that could have had lamentable results for any other prospective student. But Hamlisch quickly...
  • Stars turn out to fete Barry Manilow's 'Harmony' in L.A.

    Stars turn out to fete Barry Manilow's 'Harmony' in L.A.
    The event: Opening night at the Ahmanson Theatre for “Harmony,” a musical by Barry Manilow and longtime collaborator Bruce Sussman about the Comedian Harmonists, a real-life troupe of musicians who became world-famous entertainers in pre-World...
  • A double-dose of Gershwin from Pasadena Pops and L.A. Phil

    A double-dose of Gershwin from Pasadena Pops and L.A. Phil
    By George, half a century on it’s still a good thing when Gershwin music is front and center. During the next few days two Southern California orchestras are turning their focus to brothers George and Ira. On Saturday, Michael Feinstein conducts...