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Music Lives, Live: Montreal Jazz Festival

Steve Schonberg | Posted 06.24.2014 | Entertainment
Steve Schonberg

This week marks the start of the 35th Montreal Jazz Festival, an annual celebration of music that despite its name, really elevates a range of styles to an international stage for 11 days in Montreal.

Not Your Father's Smooth Jazz, Conversations with Brian Culbertson, Tower of Power's Larry Braggs, and ECP's Michael Lazaroff, Plus a Catching Fire Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

While attending almost thirty or so performances over the course of six days, I witnessed an allegedly innocuous format engage and thrill a couple thousand people virtually all day and much of the night, proving, at least to me, that "smooth jazz" as we knew it is gone.

Don Rickles "Rickled" at the Friars Club Roast -eh, Toast

Regina Weinreich | Posted 08.25.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

The night was not exactly like the baudy The Aristocrats, a film featuring comedians telling roughly the same story, each one raunchier than the one b...

PHOTOS: 9 Hottest Summer Concerts At The Greek

The Huffington Post | Sasha Bronner | Posted 04.24.2013 | Los Angeles

It might only be April, but summer is in full swing in Los Angeles. The sun is out and summer festival lineups are popping up left and right. The Gree...

WATCH: All Of Stephen Colbert's Christmas Carol Duets

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 12.18.2012 | Comedy

Last week, Stephen Colbert gave America a special treat: Four episodes of "The Colbert Report" that ended with joyous Christmas carols sung by Colbert...

Diana Krall's Touching Neil Armstrong Tribute

AP | LYNN ELBER | Posted 10.26.2012 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — Diana Krall knows how to pay tribute to Neil Armstrong. The jazz singer-pianist tenderly played the standard "Fly Me to the Moon"...

Gil Evans' Centennial Tribute, Plus a Conversation With John Pizzarelli and Jon Cleary's Video Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 07.13.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

John Pizzarelli: Favorite album of all time? ... Abbey Road is pretty close to the top of the list. It's funny. You could say Abbey Road or you could say In The Wee Small Hours Of The Morning, because they're the types of records you put on and say, 'Oh, I'll just listen to one or two tracks.'

Improving Maternal Healthcare, One Song at a Time

Kristi York Wooten | Posted 07.01.2012 | Impact
Kristi York Wooten

Did you know that every 90 seconds a woman dies from pregnancy-related causes? Every Mother Counts is dedicated to increasing education and support for reducing maternal mortality through programs around the world.

Sasha Bronner

PHOTOS: Paul McCartney Honored By The Legends Of Rock

HuffingtonPost.com | Sasha Bronner | Posted 02.13.2012 | Los Angeles

Sure, everyone gets nervous before going on stage. But when you're about to perform some of the most beloved music in history and on a grand stage in ...

"How Deep is the Ocean?": A Playlist for Saving Our Shores and Selves

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

The greatest minds of our times ought to be focused on making alternative energies a reality now. And while they do that, I'll use my lesser mind to make another silly but heartfelt playlist.

'The Inspired Life': Todd Selby Sheds Light on Cole Haan Spring 2010

Mihal Freinquel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Mihal Freinquel

Last night, on a fine evening in NYC I had the pleasure of attending an event highlighting the new Cole Haan campaign entitled, "The Inspired Life."

Compact Reviews of This Week's Compact Discs, For Those Who Still Care #5

Sal Nunziato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Sal Nunziato

This week's picks: Alice in Chains, Elvis Costello, Corey Harris, Ian Hunter, Kris Kristofferson, Madness, Rod Stewart, Madonna and more.

HuffPost Reviews: Madonna, Barbra Streisand, Genesis, and Chris Bell, Plus an Interview with Jason Mraz, This Week's New Albums, and More

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Sounding warmer and the most at home with her recordings since the mid-seventies, Barbra Streisand, the 67-year-old vocalist-supreme, at last reclaims the musical territory she reigned over in the sixties.

Arctic Monkeys' Humbug, This Week's New Album Releases, and More

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Read More: Dr. Dre, Insane Clown Posse, Cookie Monster, Christopher Guest, Heroes, Aerosmith, Mary J Blige, Donovan, Tiki Lewis, Sylvia Massey, David Bazan, Alex Turner, Sony Music, Herbiew Hancock, Derek Webb, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Eric Johnson, Edgar Winter, Les Sabler, Queen Latifah, Beijing's White, Chris Young, John Fogerty, Jamie Cullum, Rod Stewart, Chuck Ragan, Katherine Mcphee, Led Zeppelin, Harry Shearer, Holywood Undead, Ozzy Osbourne, Joshe Homme, H Is Orange, Queens of the Stone Age, Jawnee Burx, Radney Foster and the Confessions, Marshall Tucker Band, Andy Warhol, The Pretenders, Pitbull, They Might Be Giants, Pearl Jam, Susana Baca, System of a Down, Blue Oyser Cult, Soulja Boy Tell'Em, Yonder Mountain String Band, Reverened Horton Heat, Pink Floyd, Buddy Guy, Michael McKean, The Factory, James Ford, Trey Songz, The Black Crowes, Adam Block, Richard Lloyd, The Wiggles, Farewell, Heavy Young Heathens, Carlos Santana, Andrew W.K., Los Lobos, Queen, Jonny Lang, Arctic Monkeys, Whitney Houston, Sam Baker, Crack the Sky, Experience Hendrix, Staurday Night Live, Mariah Carey, Legacy Recordings, Feist, Universal Music Group, Duran Duran, Hafez Nazeri, Motown, Brandi Shearer, CuCu Diamantes, Simian Mobile Disco, Emerson Lake & Palmer, Paul Rogers, Robin Guthrie, Matt Dillon, Van Cliburn, Vanilla Fudge, Canned Heat, Jay Skinner, Denny Doherty, Alice Cooper, 3 Doors Down, Paul Morrissey, Jamie Cook, The Doors, Strawbs, The Apples in Stereo, Diana Krall, Lady GaGa, Jimi Hendrix, Drive-by Truckers, John Phillips, Tool, Chevelle, Echospin, Sylar, Datarock, Entertainment News
Mike Ragogna

It's refreshing that a young, promising group like Arctic Monkeys and its producers were smart enough to reinvent the brand before it got stale and formulaic, which this project absolutely is not.

CDs: Willie Nelson's New American Classic

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

Some of my favorite albums of all time were recorded by artists well past their prime. Willie Nelson's American Classic can be added to the list.

Dog Days of Summer Playlist: Volume 2

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

This week's column features music by the B-52's, The Smashing Pumpkins, Nina Simone, Jeff Buckley, The Wallflowers and Pink Floyd.