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ASCAP'S 'I Create Music' EXPO, Plus Conversations with E-Streeter Nils Lofgren and Summer Horns' Mindi Abair

Mike Ragogna | Posted 06.18.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

ASCAP'S "I CREATE MUSIC" EXPO At the end of the month, ASCAP once again is sponsoring their annual "I Create Music" EXPO, this being the event's 9t...

Dog Ears Music: Volume 302

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week's playlist includes music by Chris Bell, Maria Creuza, Dirty Projectors, Illinois Jacquet, and more.

This Music Legend Is Finally Getting Her Due

Steven Rosen | Posted 09.21.2013 | Fifty
Steven Rosen

"We made these artists sound incredible. They wanted that church sound. I always thought there was a spiritual thing we brought to the table. They were not going to get that anywhere else. We came smack dab out of the church and that's basically what we brought to a lot of artists we worked with. And they loved it."

Better Late Than Never: A Conversation With Buffy Sainte-Marie

Mike Ragogna | Posted 02.26.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"I found out a couple years ago that I'm actually dyslexic in music ... it does explain why I can write for an orchestra but then I can't read it back the next day. It's like trying to write with my left hand. It can be done but it doesn't make any sense for me."

James Tormé's "Love For Sale," Plus Conversations with Josh Groban, Darlene Love, and Yael Naim (Video)

Mike Ragogna | Posted 07.03.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Jazz vocalist James Tormé -- son of The Velvet Fog, Mel Tormé -- debuts his new video "Love For Sale" here on HuffPost.

HuffPost Exclusive: Jim Bianco "Sinners," Plus a Conversation with The Crystals' La La Brooks and PBS Premieres Rock, Pop & Doo Wop

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Presented here is an exclusive HuffPost premiere of the Jim Bianco single, "Sinners," which just might become your new favorite party anthem.

A Guitar Hero, Guinness, GP, and "Single Girls": Conversations with Steve Vai and Graham Parker, plus Laura Jansen's New Video

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Steve Vai and Berklee are trying to set a record in Guinness by attempting to teach as many guitarists online as possible within a single lesson.

Compact Reviews Of This Week's Compact Discs, For Those Who Still Care: #2

Sal Nunziato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Sal Nunziato

The big music news this week, and quite possibly the biggest news in the compact disc world since the release of The Beatles catalogue back in 1987, is the reissue and remastering of Debbie Harry's 1981 solo release "Koo Koo." I KID!