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  • Wayne Henderson dies at 74; Jazz Crusaders co-founder, trombonist

    Wayne Henderson dies at 74; Jazz Crusaders co-founder, trombonist
    Wayne Henderson, a trombonist, composer and co-founder of the Jazz Crusaders, who became a powerful force for merging the sound of jazz with elements of funk, soul and R&B, died Friday at a Culver City hospital. He was 74. His death from heart failure...
  • George Strait takes entertainer trophy at 49th ACM Awards

    George Strait takes entertainer trophy at 49th ACM Awards
    The cowboy rides away a winner, as veteran Texas singer George Strait collected the top honor for entertainer of the year Sunday at the 49th Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas. The fan-voted award comes as Strait is in the midst of his...
  • Five thoughts on the War on Drugs at the Troubadour on Saturday

    Five thoughts on the War on Drugs at the Troubadour on Saturday
    Five Thoughts on the War on Drugs at the Troubadour on Saturday. 1. Timing is everything. Were this still an era in which a few properly placed club performances at the right moment could send reverberations across the music world, the War on Drugs'...
  • Awaiting the welcome return of performance to art museums' mission

     Awaiting the welcome return of performance to art museums' mission
    Shortly after assuming the helm as the fourth director of the Museum of Contemporary Art last month, Philippe Vergne visited the Los Angeles Times to meet with editors and writers. Still in the beginning stage of absorbing MOCA's history and formulating...
  • Catch the Dave Clark Five if you can on PBS

    Catch the Dave Clark Five if you can on PBS
    Just two weeks after the Beatles' landmark appearance on "The Ed Sullivan Show" in February 1964, the British group the Dave Clark Five — the Beatles' biggest rivals in the U.S. — had its own remarkable debut on the hugely popular Sunday night...
  • Paul Salamunovich dies at 86; led L.A. Master Chorale for 10 years

    Paul Salamunovich dies at 86; led L.A. Master Chorale for 10 years
    Chorale master Paul Salamunovich once said that the greatest moment of his life was a 1988 concert at the Vatican for Pope John Paul II with the group he had led continuously since 1949, the St. Charles Borromeo Church Choir of North Hollywood. But it...
  • ACM and CMA square off in awards show showdown

    ACM and CMA square off in awards show showdown
    Broad of shoulder and booming of voice, Bob Romeo is a memorable guy with a seemingly memorable job title: chief executive of the Academy of Country Music. Based in Encino, it's one of that genre's two principal trade groups along with Nashville's...
  • 'American Idol' recap: Top 8 show how far they've come

    'American Idol' recap: Top 8 show how far they've come
    The "American Idol" Top 8 took the stage to sing the songs they'd auditioned with on Wednesday night and showed how far they've come during what Ryan Seacrest likes to call their "'Idol' journey." "I'm so proud of everyone tonight," Keith Urban said...
  • Downtown L.A. music festival sparks mixed reactions

    Downtown L.A. music festival sparks mixed reactions
    The push to bring a major music festival to downtown Los Angeles — one with rapper Jay Z expected to play a creative role — has set off a tussle between two L.A. politicians. Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar contends he was left out...
  • Future, the Roots added to 2014 BET Experience lineup

    Future, the Roots added to 2014 BET Experience lineup
    Future and the Roots are the latest additions to the 2014 BET Experience. The sing-songy Atlanta rapper and the Philly hip-hop band will headline late-night concerts during the three-day festival slated for June, the Black Entertainment Television...
  • Review: Neil Young on the rock pulpit at Dolby Theatre

    Review: Neil Young on the rock pulpit at Dolby Theatre
    This post has been corrected. See below for details. It wasn’t a big leap to wonder during Saturday’s opening night of Neil Young’s four-night run of solo acoustic concerts in Hollywood whether Jesus, if he returned to address a...