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Sting Duets Album Delayed

Sting has delayed the release of his new album.The Police singer has pushed back 'Duets' to March 2021 due to manufacturing delays caused by the coronavirus pandemic.The record had been set for release on November...

Sophia Loren Dismayed By Selfie Culture

Sophia Loren hates selfie culture.The 81-year-old screen icon is dismayed by the credence given to social media and the fact people can be famous for having millions of Twitter or Instagram followers.Sophia feels relieved she...

Quincy Jones To Be Honoured For Philanthropic Efforts

The 82 year old will receive the Herbie Hancock Humanitarian Award in recognition of spearheading the production of benefit recordings for African famine relief and victims of Superstorm Sandy, which ravaged America's East...

Jazz Mogul Bruce Lundvall Dead At 79

Bruce Lundvall, a former CEO at Blue Note Records, passed away on Tuesday (19May15) in a New Jersey hospital after failing to regain consciousness following recent surgery, according to his biographer Dan Ouellette....

Herbie Hancock And Chick Corea Touring Together Again After 37 Years

Jazz icons Herbie Hancock and Chick Corea are reuniting to embark on their first tour together in 37 years.The renowned musicians and longtime friends will kick off a joint world tour of piano concerts in...

Pharrell Williams Explains The Reasons Behind His Son's Name, Rocket.

Pharrell Williams, the hip-hop artist best known for the Oscar-nominated single 'Happy', revealed the meaning behind the name of his son Rocket Ayer, born in 2008. The name serves as a homage to Williams' favourite...

Snoop Dogg And John Kerry Living A Boss' Life In The White House [Video]

The Obama administration has seen some unlikely celebrity allies rub shoulders with the political elite, yet the recent encounter between Secretary of State John Kerry and Snoop Lion, aka Snoop Doggy Dogg, aka Snoopzilla, might...

Stevie Wonder Performs Classic 1976 Album In Full At Charity Gig

Stevie Wonder turned his annual holiday benefit into a star-studded affair on Saturday (21Dec13) as he performed his classic double album Songs In The Key Of Life in its entirety, with a little help from...

Billy Joel, Herbie Hancock, Shirley Maclaine To Be Honored By Kennedy Center

This year's Kennedy Center honorees include Singer/ songwriter Billy Joel, pianist and composer Herbie Hancock, musician Carlos Santana, and actress Shirley MacLaine, and opera soprano Martina Arroyo: all who will be honored in a fabulous...

Herbie Hancock Leads All-star Jazz Line-up For Charity Gala

Legendary pianist Herbie Hancock led an all-star line-up including Wynton Marsalis, Wayne Shorter, Terri Lyne Carrington and Esperanza Spalding at a charity benefit concert in New York on Thursday (13Dec12).The musicians were later joined by...

Herbie Hancock To Release Memoir

Jazz legend Herbie Hancock is set to give fans an insight into his life by releasing his memoir.The veteran musician has enjoyed a stellar career as one of the pioneers of jazz, scooping a staggering...

Herbie Hancock To Launch International Jazz Day

Veteran musician Herbie Hancock is set to launch a new initiative to celebrate jazz across the globe with a star-studded concert series featuring Morgan Freeman, Robert De Niro and Michael Douglas.The legendary pianist, who is...

Revered Rock Guitarist Ronnie Montrose Dies, Aged 64

The revered rock guitarist Ronnie Montrose has passed away, aged 64, BBC News reports today (March 5, 2012). According to his booking agent Jim Douglas, Ronnie died at his California home on Saturday (March 3,...

Jennifer Hudson & Herbie Hancock For Obama's Birthday Fundraiser

Herbie Hancock and Jennifer Hudson will help U.S. President Barack Obama celebrate his 50th birthday with a concert on Wednesday (03Aug11).The American leader, who turns 50 on Thursday (04Aug11), will mark his big day with...

Herbie Hancock Made A U.n. Goodwill Ambassador

Jazz icon Herbie Hancock has been appointed a United Nations Goodwill Ambassador.The celebrated musician, founder of The International Committee of Artists for Peace, was named the organisation's latest celebrity ambassador for the United Nations Educational,...

Herbie Hancock To Premiere Miles Davis Tribute Concert In Istanbul

Turkey's Istanbul International Jazz Festival has landed a pair of firsts - Paul Simon will make his first appearance in the country when he closes the event next month (Jul11) and Herbie Hancock will debut...

Cosby Joins Hancock's Birthday Concert Celebrations

Comedian BILL COSBY will help to celebrate pianist HERBIE HANCOCK's 70th birthday at an upcoming concert held in the jazz icon's honour.The gig, part of New York's CareFusion Jazz Festival, is set to feature The...

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