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New Bio of Lady Day Has Body and Soul

Lew Whittington | Posted 05.31.2015 | Books
Lew Whittington

She knew the limitations of her voice, but made the most of her contralto range, from reedy top notes to growling vocal crashes. She told stories with her vocalese. Like Thelonious Monk, her chromatically, exploratory style, could connect everything musically.

From UHF and Mandatory Fun to Gulf Coast Blues and Autumn: Chatting with "Weird Al" Yankovic and George Winston...Plus!

Mike Ragogna | Posted 01.09.2015 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Weird Al has two releases coming up--a twenty-fifth anniversary edition of UHF and also The Compleat Al. Here he explains why there's the sudden Al-Fest.

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 Genre: Pop Song: It's Oh...

Happy Birthday to the King of Swing: Benny Goodman Turns 100

Tony Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tony Sachs

If you like jazz -- or 20th century American music, for that matter -- then you owe it to yourself to check out Benny Goodman.