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Tribute To Miles: A Conversation With Herbie Hancock

Mike Ragogna | Posted 08.23.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Herbie Hancock is doing the European jazz festival circuit this year paying tribute to Miles Davis. Here he talks a little bit about it with me.

What's It All About: Chatting with Pat Metheny, Jonathan Elias, and Viva Voce

Mike Ragogna | Posted 08.16.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Pat Metheny's new album is titled What's It All About, which is based off a line from the song "Alfie." Since this is an unusual approach for Pat Metheny, he tracked him down to talk about it.

Review: My Morning Jacket "Unstaged," Plus Chatting with Erykah Badu and James Tormé

Mike Ragogna | Posted 08.03.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Louisville rocked on the cutting edge Tuesday, May 31st, when hometown heroes My Morning Jacket took the stage at The Palace Theater for a three hour performance for Unstaged: An Original Series From American Express.

Sing It Loud: Chatting with k.d. lang, JD Souther and Bobby Long, Plus a Beginners Audio Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 07.24.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

One of my favorite tracks on k.d. lang's new album is the opener, "I Confess," which sounds like Brill Building meets country, meets...okay, I'll shut up now, k.d. lang has the rest.

Monday Madness: Chatting with Rob Zombie, Danny Elfman, Devo's Gerald Casale and More

Mike Ragogna | Posted 07.22.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Stevie Nicks In Your Dreams and Conversations with Matt Nathanson, Roger McGuinn and My Chemical Romance's Gerard Way

Mike Ragogna | Posted 07.19.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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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.

Treme & Beyond: Conversations with Steve Earle, The Belle Brigade and Sarah Lee Guthrie & Johnny Irion

Mike Ragogna | Posted 06.18.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Steve Earle spoke to me from Liuzza's in New Orleans, where he had just ordered a Po Boy, and where he is currently filming the second season of HBO's Treme.

British Buzz Boy James Blake Arrives in Brooklyn

Salvatore Bono | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Salvatore Bono

Blake's style of music is a hybrid of experimental dub step, lo-fi, and electronica and his lyrics show his vulnerability, passion and sensitivity.

HuffPost Exclusives: Less Than Jake's "Johnny Quest" and "Metalheads," Plus a Conversation with The Submarines, and Converse Meets SXSW

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Recently, Less Than Jake remastered and reissued their classic albums Losing Streak and Hello Rockview with updated packaging plus a second bonus disc. Listen to it here.

Meatless Monday: Part of the Solution

Ellen Kanner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Ellen Kanner

Just because it's meatless doesn't mean it's good for you.

LISTEN: Tina Fey's Fake Joni Mitchell Song On '30 Rock'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

On last week's "30 Rock" a newly single Liz Lemon found herself at a terrible bar (with Jenna, naturally) called Canal Yards Project. Aside from the "...

Dog Ears Music: Born In November Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

Neil Young Buy: iTunes.com Genre: Rock Song: Walk With Me Album: Le Noise (Deluxe Version) Björk Buy: iTunes.com ...

HuffPost Premiere: Jesse Harris' 'Little Star,' Plus a Conversation With Kyle Eastwood

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Jazz musician Kyle Eastwood talks his new album, Metropolitain, living in Paris, and doing musical scores for film.

TED, Solar Power, Windpower, and All Things Amerikana: A Conversation with Thomas Dolby

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"Among other things I do," says the British musician, "I'm the music director of an organization called TED or Technology, Education and Design. That's an annual get together of people sort of figuring out how to save the planet."

Lighting Up and Lifting Off The Ground: Conversations With Shawn Mullins and Chely Wright

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

The Thorns absolutely has been my radar since it was first issued. Now, he's been the songwriter's songwriter for a long time: care to go into some of the Shawn Mullins story?

Rubbernecking: Project Runway, Episode 9 "Race to the Finish"

Holly Cara Price | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Holly Cara Price

As we rejoin the remaining eight, Gretchen shares that not having Michael D there makes it feel more like a competition, as he was well-liked.

The Tallest Man on Earth: New Folk Grows Numinous

S.X. Rosenstock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
S.X. Rosenstock

Kristian Matsson has been avalanched with Bob Dylan comparisons, but his anecdotes and omnipresent observations of the natural world have more in common with the Joni Mitchell of "River."

Wednesday Windfall: Conversations with KISS' Gene Simmons, Brian Culbertson and The Weepies

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

With regards to Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock, is it easy or hard for Gene Simmons to transform himself from an everyday person into a savior of rock 'n' roll?

Paradise & Little Vigils: Conversations with Judy Collins and That Guy Mark Erelli

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Collins discusses her new album, which includes a song about 9/11 and a duet recorded with Joan Baez, and what it's like to have the President of the United States name his child after your record.

Augustana & Beyond: A Conversation with Counting Crows' Adam Duritz

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

The last time the Counting Crows Traveling Circus & Medicine Show toured, lead singer Adam Duritz says he "was taking steroids so heavily to keep my voice together that I almost lost a leg."

DIVERSE ART: Summerscape Festival

bloomberg.com | Zinta Lundborg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Head up the Hudson Valley to Bard College for Odon von Horvath's "Judgment Day." First seen in 1937 and not much since, the play shows a town ripped ...

Return of the Son of...: A Conversation With Dweezil Zappa

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Dweezil Zappa has a new live record out titled Return of the Son of.... It isn't exactly a Frank Zappa greatest hits album, so here's what Dweezil was going for with the selections on this project.

Looking for an Echo: 10 That Shoulda Made The Top 10

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Sigman

Our universe may be but one of perhaps infinitely many universes in an inconceivably vast multiverse. -- Cosmologist Bernard Carr The best job I ever...

James Taylor and Carole King Rock the Garden

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Andy Ostroy

James Taylor and Carole King's trust, love, respect and appreciation for each other shines through when they perform. It's infectious.