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Money Jungle & I've Got Your Number: Conversations With Terri Lyne Carrington and Tom Wopat

Mike Ragogna | Posted 04.20.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Dog Ears Music: Love and Its Aftermath Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 04.17.2013 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week we review music by Big Boi, Lefty Frizzell, Garbage, Bessie Smith, The Alabama Shakes, and more.

Conversations With José James, Otis Taylor, Erin Boheme and Renaiszance's Radha & Ravé Mehta, Plus an Unknown Component Video

Mike Ragogna | Posted 04.06.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"My mother is Irish-American and my father is Afro-Panamanian, so it's kind of been the story of my life to be a bridge between different cultures and different styles, and musically, that's between jazz and R&B."

The Best Rock Concert Movie -- and What Makes It Better on Blu-Ray

John Farr | Posted 03.25.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

It's my (and many others') pick for the best rock concert movie ever: Martin Scorsese's The Last Waltz. For those in the dark, this was Scorsese's filming of The Band's farewell concert at San Francisco's Winterland Ballroom on Thanksgiving Day, 1976.

Haim, Three Sisters From LA, Has Just Been Anointed by the BBC -- Soon America Will Find Out Why

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 03.09.2013 | Entertainment
Jesse Kornbluth

The band is sometimes described as a latter-day Fleetwood Mac, but Este, Alana and Danielle Haim are so much more than that.

Allison Williams To Play Carly Simon?

Posted 09.22.2012 | Entertainment

Allison Williams could be going from "Girls" to "Girls Like Us." According to Variety, "Girls Like Us," based on Sheila Weller's book, is picking up s...

LOOK: "Beyond The Parking Lot" At Artisphere

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 09.03.2012 | DC

ARLINGTON, Va. -- Joni Mitchell is to thank for the newest exhibit at the Artisphere. Inspired by Mitchell's “Big Yellow Taxi," curator and arti...

LOOK: 91-Year-Old Woman Meets Daughter After 67 Years

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 09.01.2012 | Good News

You could say Bessie Sedor's reunion with her daughter after 67 years is the icing on the cake. Every year, Sedor would bake a cake on Aug. 3 to secre...

Takin' It to the Suites

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 10.30.2012 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Mitt Romney: He's not a leader, but he plays one on TV. Mitt Romney: the American Idol candidate.

Catching Up With Radney Foster and Bill Lloyd, Plus Exclusives From Van Ghost and Unstoppable Death Machines

Mike Ragogna | Posted 10.27.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Havoc and Meatbats: Conversations With Alanis Morissette and Chad Smith

Mike Ragogna | Posted 10.19.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Dog Ears Music: What to Play While the Analyst Is Away

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 10.10.2012 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week our playlist includes music by The Raconteurs, Elvis Costello, Pink Martini, Crystal Castles, Wilco, Joni Mitchell and more.

Music Biz Icon Joe Smith Donates Awesome Audio Chats

Michael Sigman | Posted 09.19.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Sigman

At age 84, Joe has lost none of his comic timing. When I reminded him of the good deed he'd done for me so long ago, he paused for a beat and said, "Yeah, I sure am a great guy, aren't I?"

Joni Mitchell's Edgy '60s Style

The Huffington Post | Shana Honig | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

With her stick straight hair, bare feet, turquoise jewelry and guitar-as-accessory, Joni Mitchell personified '70s bohemian style. The folk artist wou...

Ray Bradbury Did Not Die Today

Leslie Irish Evans | Posted 08.06.2012 | Books
Leslie Irish Evans

Had you asked me a week ago if I liked Ray Bradbury, I would have said "Yes, of course." But it's today, reflecting upon his reported "death." that I am most fully moved by the power of his work.

Storm & Grace: A Conversation With Lisa Marie Presley, Plus A.J. Croce Heads East in May

Mike Ragogna | Posted 07.20.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Because of the organic-ness and the honesty and the Lisa Marie Presley presence on the recordings, do you feel like this might be the closest to the vibe -- not necessarily the recordings -- of what your dad, Elvis, was trying to do?

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.'

Incredible Portraits Of Cultural Icons

Posted 05.10.2012 | Arts

Norman Seeff is a South African rock photographer known for capturing the grit and glamor of the world's most creative minds, though he didn't start o...

Looking at Clouds (of Music) From Both Sides Now

Tom Teicholz | Posted 06.26.2012 | Technology
Tom Teicholz

There are so many ways to discover new music or find old favorites that I thought it might be useful to create a guide to the various offerings these days.

Taylor Swift May Play Joni Mitchell

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 04.21.2012 | Entertainment

Taylor Swift as Joni Mitchell? Maybe! According to Variety, the pop star is hoping to play the famed singer-songwriter in "Girls Like Us," a drama ...

Is A Joni Mitchell Comeback In The Works?

Liz Smith | Posted 06.19.2012 | Celebrity
Liz Smith

Joni's old friend David Geffen is reportedly "wooing" her to perform a series of shows at his Geffen Playhouse in Los Angeles. Those in the know and/or of a certain age, recall that Joni's celebrated "Free Man in Paris" song was written with Geffen in mind.

Universal Soldiers: Conversations With Donovan and Tommy Roe

Mike Ragogna | Posted 06.05.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"The Beatles and I went to India for ourselves at first because fame had become extraordinarily overwhelming. We turned to ourselves in a way by going to the ashram, learning about ourselves, de-stressing our incredible nervous systems that had been shocked by enormous fame."

Images From an Outpost at the Edge of the Galaxy

Peter Max | Posted 06.03.2012 | Arts
Peter Max

When you really stop to think about it, we are made of stardust -- reassembled in flesh, blood, mind, and spirit on the earth. We enter into the world through love, the greatest emotion in the entire universe, every one of us a unique soul.

Wendy & Lisa's Fine 'Touch'

Xaque Gruber | Posted 05.23.2012 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

The musical force that is Wendy & Lisa is a hard act to define, and certainly one of the best in the business when it comes to sheer musicianship and experimenting with the new.

Canadian Man Sets World Record For Balancing Surfboard On Chin

HuffPost Weird News | David Moye | Posted 02.22.2012 | Weird News

In life, it's important to have balance. Perhaps no one has taken that phrase to heart or more literally than Canadian Doug McManaman. He has se...