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Conan Catches Local News Red-Handed

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 01.29.2014 | Comedy

Once again, Conan O'Brien has caught local newscasters saying the exact same lame joke. In this case, they're telling their audiences "don't worry, be...

Chats With The Manhattan Transfer's Janis Siegel & Cheryl Bentyne and Jeff Lorber, Plus Diane Birch, The Swellers and Johnny Chill Exclusives

Mike Ragogna | Posted 11.26.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"There isn't much hiding the heartbreak in this song," Diane explains. "It's about the point of knowing how bad the blow is gonna be but hoping you can just stall reality." Check out the premiere of the track "Tell Me Tomorrow" from the upcoming record.

Conversations With Sammy Hagar, Chick Corea and Tom Rush, Plus a Manicanparty Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 10.25.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"If you want to be a band, a rocker, a guy that can play music and jam with other people and be a real musician, then you've just got to go play as much as you can in front of as many people as you can any time, anywhere and live and breathe it. Put your head down and keep on swinging."

Praying As He Sings

Religion News Service | KIM LAWTON | Posted 06.27.2013 | Religion

ST. LOUIS (RNS) He’s best known for his iconic 1980s feel-good hit “Don’t Worry, Be Happy,” but Grammy-award winning artist Bobby McFerrin exp...

WATCH: Bobby McFerrin On What You Didn't Know About 'Don't Worry Be Happy'

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.06.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Bobby McFerrin, the musical mind behind "Don't Worry, Be Happy" and countless other vocal sounds and stylings, stopped by HuffPost Live on Monday mor...

Paul Simon Joins Bobby McFerrin On Stage At Lincoln Center

AP | CHARLES J. GANS | Posted 09.16.2012 | Entertainment

NEW YORK -- Are you ready for Simon and McFerrin? Paul Simon probably never had a vocal partner quite like Bobby McFerrin, who coaxed him onstage for...

Sing Your Prayers: An Interview With Bobby McFerrin

Omega Institute | Posted 08.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Omega Institute

Omega talks with Bobby McFerrin about music, spirituality, and the joy of play. "I think play and joy and feeling good deserve more of our time. I don't see why adults are supposed to grow out of those things."

Man or Muppet: Oscar's Outasight, Plus Chatting With Jack DeJohnette, Frank Filipetti & Chris Lord-Alge

Mike Ragogna | Posted 04.27.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Prior to The Oscars' embracing Outasight's "Tonight Is The Night" -- well, not with an award but with broadcast muscle -- the single had airplay on over 115 Top 40 radio stations, sales of over 530,000 copies, over 18,000 daily streams on Spotify, and over 5 million views on YouTube.

Obamas Attend 'Let Freedom Ring' Tribute To MLK (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.16.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- On Monday evening, President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama attended a musical program celebrating the legacy of Martin Luther King...

From Woody Guthrie to Little Nut Tree: Chatting With Rob Wasserman and Dan Zanes

Mike Ragogna | Posted 11.18.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

On Woody Guthrie: "in a short life he saw so much, but he was really present and there with people. I think he's just really vital, not just in his vision, but as a spokesman for America."

HuffPost Religion Round-Up June 19-26

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 08.25.2011 | Religion
Paul Brandeis Raushenbush

Gay Pride, Mormons, Buddhists, circumcision, music, slavery and evolution. It has been a busy week on HuffPost Religion.

A Space For Grace: Catching Song With Bobby McFerrin

Krista Tippett | Posted 08.17.2011 | Religion
Krista Tippett

He tilts his head upward, with a thoughtful smile, and says he was fascinated by the monastic rhythm of life that brought one, compulsively and predictably, back to an awareness of the presence of God.

Country's Cousins: Conversations with Diane Schuur and America's Got Talent Winner Michael Grimm

Mike Ragogna | Posted 07.12.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

For her new album, Diane Schurr says: "The one thing that I did purposefully on this was, number one, not to do it with a twang, and number two, I wanted it to please both people that are into country and people that are into jazz."

Crosstalk Thursday: Conversations with Billy Currington, Brett Dennen, Al DiMeola, and Yellowjackets' Bob Mintzer

Mike Ragogna | Posted 06.20.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Billy Currington just released a new single, "Let Me Down Easy," which has a music video to go along with it.

TED 2011: The Brightest Minds in the World

Shira Lazar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Shira Lazar

Being at TED, however, isn't just about the names you know, but rather those you don't -- stars in their own right changing the world.

Bianca Bosker

Grammy Award Winner Bobby McFerrin: Tech Is Making Us 'Impatient' Listeners

HuffingtonPost.com | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Ten-time Grammy Award winner Bobby McFerrin is a renowned musician, singer, and conductor who has collaborated with music greats such as Yo-Yo Ma, Chi...

Music Unites Youth Choir Records Original Song at Tainted Blue Recording Studio

Michelle Edgar | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Michelle Edgar

The Music Unites Youth Choir was given the opportunity this past week through New York charity Music Unites to visit Tainted Blue Recording Studio in ...

MUSIC UNITES CELEBRATES ITS ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY

Michelle Edgar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michelle Edgar

It was just one year ago that New York-based charity Music Unites was founded by Michelle Edgar to support music education in underfunded inner city s...

Bach's Brilliant Friends

Jan Herman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jan Herman

Bach on the organ? Of course. On the cello? Naturally. On the violin? Sure. But Bach on the banjo? The ukelele? The mandolin? How about the glass harp? And let's not forget a cappella.

David Arquette helps the Music Unites Youth Choir look stylish for their Carnegie Hall debut performance

Michelle Edgar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Michelle Edgar

On Tuesday, the Music Unites Youth Choir will make its debut at Carnegie Hall singing The Who songs and wearing specially designed shirts from David A...

Have A "Happy New Year" By Avoiding Fixation On Happiness!

Alex Pattakos | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Alex Pattakos

Don't aim at success--the more you aim at it and make it a target, the more you are going to miss it. For success, like happiness, cannot be pursued; it must ensue.