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Tuskegee project to set the record straight on dance music - Los Angeles Times

Tuskegee project to set the record straight on dance musicLos Angeles TimesThroughout its history in America, dance music was made by — and for — people of color. Nile Rodgers, Donna Summer, Joe Bataan and Salsoul Records, Frankie Knuckles: It was black and Latin artists who made and played pione...[read more]

Teacher puts music in your hands right away - Contra Costa Times

Teacher puts music in your hands right awayContra Costa TimesIt's hard to imagine that merely one lesson could be all it takes to play a song on the piano, but that is what it takes when Jane Buchanan and the Simply Music program work their magic. So it's easy to imagine just how well-received th...[read more]

Michelle Shocked Releases Silent Album, Names Songs After Music Execs - RollingStone.com

RollingStone.comMichelle Shocked Releases Silent Album, Names Songs After Music ExecsRollingStone.com"Fair produced 'Lady Marmalade' and said it was only available on the [Moulin Rouge] soundtrack in stores. So people had to buy this $18 soundtrack to get this hit single. He goes [scratchy music-...[read more]

Pittsford native Ward Stare named RPO's new music director - Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

13WHAM-TVPittsford native Ward Stare named RPO's new music directorRochester Democrat and ChronicleBefore a jubilant crowd of musicians and onlookers Tuesday at Rochester City Hall, the RPO named Ward Stare as its new music director. He will open the 2014-2015 season Sept. 18 and 20 in Kodak Hall...[read more]

R. Kelly Kicked Off Ohio Music Festival Following Protests - RollingStone.com

RollingStone.comR. Kelly Kicked Off Ohio Music Festival Following ProtestsRollingStone.comR. Kelly has decided not to perform at Columbus, Ohio's Fashion Meets Music Festival, following scrutiny from local press, a radio station that withdrew its sponsorship and a band that backed out of its slot...[read more]

Previously Banned, Brazilian Funk Music Takes Center Stage - NBCNews.com

NBCNews.comPreviously Banned, Brazilian Funk Music Takes Center StageNBCNews.comNEW YORK, NY -- American audiences recently got their first taste of a new - and contagious - Brazilian street dancing style that has evolved from music born in the slums of Rio de Janeiro decades ago. For the creator...[read more]

Making Money In The Music Industry - Forbes

Making Money In The Music IndustryForbesAt the same time, though, it spoke to a larger truth about the music industry, underscoring the extent to which it has changed in recent years. In the past, the formula for success for every band, even pedestrian ones, was pretty simple: release an ...[read more]

Hilary Duff Rocks Bikini, Gets Rubdown in "Chasing the Sun" Music Video: Watch! - Us Magazine

Us MagazineHilary Duff Rocks Bikini, Gets Rubdown in "Chasing the Sun" Music Video: Watch!Us MagazineHilary Duff's hiatus is so yesterday. The singer, 26, returned to the music business this week with the release of her comeback single, "Chasing the Sun," and its accompanying music video. Though ...[read more]

O'Brien uses music as motivator at practice - Houston Chronicle

Houston ChronicleO'Brien uses music as motivator at practiceHouston ChronicleHe believes music puts pep in the step of his charges during workouts, and it delivers a noise challenge, an inconvenience, that is present during most games. "The coaches aren't out there on Sundays … you're out there a...[read more]

The Great War At 100: Music Of Conflict And Remembrance - NPR (blog)

NPR (blog)The Great War At 100: Music Of Conflict And RemembranceNPR (blog)The extraordinary level of destruction inspired them in myriad ways. Some composers captured the war's violence while others seemed to counteract it by writing music that soothed. Still others came back wounded yet perseve...[read more]