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Vital Signs: A Continuing Exploration of Classical Music

David J. Michael | Posted 05.25.2013 | Arts
David J. Michael

Sometime last December, I was sitting in the apartment I was renting from some Dominican friars in Sweden when I got an email from a friend in Brooklyn. He was working on a documentary. Something about how the classical music industry was in trouble.

Nova Social Takes Us to the Delano on the Interview Show

Mark Bazer | Posted 08.15.2012 | New York
Mark Bazer

I'll probably get in trouble for calling New York City's Nova Social a synth band. But I was never that good at describing music.

WATCH: LCD Soundsystem Kicks Off Goodbye Shows

Posted 05.29.2011 | New York

This is it, James Murphy heads -- the final LCD Soundsystem shows have begun. Because the band is quitting at its peak, the clamor for the final shows...

BAND SPOTLIGHT: Thunder And Lightning

The Huffington Post | Jonah Green | Posted 09.27.2012 | New York

Brent Katz has been performing in New York bands since Giuliani was in power. His first successful outfit the Harlem Shakes, in which Brent played dru...

Legendary Jazz Pianist Dead At 91

AP | JAKE COYLE and CHARLES J. GANS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — George Shearing, the ebullient jazz pianist who wrote the standard "Lullaby of Birdland" and had a string of hits both with and witho...

FBI Seizes John Lennon's Fingerprints In NYC

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — The FBI has seized a set of John Lennon's fingerprints from a Manhattan memorabilia shop. U.S. agents removed the item on Wednesday ...

WATCH: NY Philharmonic Rifle Through Scrap Yard

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

If you think the New York Philharmonic's raison d'etre is playing Brahms at Central Park summer picnics, you'd be mistaken. The Philharmonic posted ...