| Oct 1, 2013
| 7:44 AM
These are remarkable times for Herbie Hancock.
Come December, he will receive one of the country's most prestigious arts accolades, a Kennedy Center Honor, alongside actor Shirley MacLaine, singer-songwriter Billy Joel, guitarist Carlos Santana and...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 4:32 PM
What: 2013 ALMA Awards When and Where: Friday, Sept. 27, live at 10pm ET on MSNBC About: Eva Longoria returns to co-host the ALMA Awards (American Latino Media Arts Awards) when the 2013 ALMA Awards ceremony airs as a live, one-hour special on MSNBC....
| Sep 20, 2013
| 6:01 PM
Judging from her anecdotes of life on the road with the likes of Prince and Jeff Beck, bassist Rhonda Smith has earned the confidence with which she took the stage Friday before a group of fellow musicians and music fans.
"I had probably 200 songs I had...
| Sep 14, 2013
— Until recently, Paul Reed Smith Guitars sold only American-made instruments for more than $2,000 and Korean-made guitars retailing for about $700.
To fill the gap — and with something U.S.-made, no less — the Eastern Shore company...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 11:27 AM
Pop singer Billy Joel, Oscar-winning actress Shirley MacLaine and jazz composer Herbie Hancock on Thursday were among the annual recipients of this year's Kennedy Center Honors, one of the United States' top cultural awards.
Rock guitarist Carlos Santana...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 4:22 PM
It was the middle of winter and Jordan Sonnenblick stood in the middle of a lonely former dairy farm in Bethel, New York. He was all along but more than 40 years earlier, 400,000 people had converged on the site for the generation-altering music...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 10:24 AM
El cantautor uruguayo Jorge Drexler, ganador del Oscar en 2005 por su tema “Al Otro Lado del Río”, de la película “Diarios de Motocicleta”, llega el 12 de octubre para ofrecer un concierto en el New World Center de Miami Beach....
| Sep 12, 2013
| 7:03 AM
The next Kennedy Center Honors will be filled with music. This year's honorees include Herbie Hancock, Billy Joel, Carlos Santana and opera singer Martina Arroyo.
The fifth honoree knows music, too: Oscar-winner Shirley MacLaine got her big break on...
| Sep 7, 2013
Bob Gifford stands on the promenade plucking the strings of his Fender Telecaster electric guitar.
People wandering by on busy Lincoln Road do a double-take, then snap photos and videos with their phones.
"He stopped me in my tracks — at first I...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 2:31 PM
The men in Adam Lasher's family gave him the greatest gift — music.
After his father died when he was 6, he missed having someone with whom to discuss cars, argue about sports or teach him how to tie a tie. Instead, his uncles and cousins...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 3:44 PM
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The quick, sharp blasts of a pocket trumpet can be heard out in the courtyard. Inside a small Echo Park home recording studio, Asdrubal Sierra is adding his horn parts to a new song by Ozomatli. It's a...