Benjamin Shwartz wants to apologize for his English. The 38-year-old Mexico City-based composer and founder of the Latin-infused klezmer band Klezmerson can certainly be forgiven for his rusty skills, as he has never played a concert in the United States before.
Grammy Award-winning singer Amy Winehouse died of consuming too much alcohol, a second inquest into her death confirmed.
The head of the Friends of the Israel Defense Forces expressed his regret that Grammy-winning singer Stevie Wonder has pulled out of performing at a fundraiser for the group.
Legendary pop musician Stevie Wonder has cancelled his performance scheduled for the Dec. 6 FIDF Gala in Los Angeles saluting IDF Soldiers. The event is sponsored by philanthropists Haim and Cheryl Saban.
“Unless I’m crazy, we played this song the last time we were here,” singer/songwriter Jakob Dylan told a packed audience mid-show at the Henry Fonda Theatre.
It was early 1989, and TV producer Terre Blair called her mother with the exciting news. “I’m engaged”, she announced. “I’m getting married to Marvin Hamlisch!” “Marvin Hamlisch?”, the prospective mother-in-law replied. “You mean the boxer from Las Vegas?” “No, Mom. That’s Marvin Hagler”, Terre laughed. “Marvin Hamlisch is a composer; he writes songs, and he tours”. “Just what this family needs”, said Mom. “An out-of-work songwriter."
Composer Marvin Hamlisch, who earned critical acclaim and popularity for a prolific output of dozens of motion-picture scores and shows including "The Way We Were," "The Sting" and "A Chorus Line," has died in Los Angeles. He was 68.
New downtown Grammy Museum reflects on music's importance, even during a time of industry uncertainty
Miri Ben-Ari, a Grammy Award-Winning violinist, originally from Israel, presents her rendition of the national anthem. titled 'Stand With Me' -- a music video in support of Sen. Barack Obama.
The Jewish king of country music is only now publicly revealing his Jewish identity
Music producer Brooks Arthur turns nostalgic with a new CD of classic Jewish music
Look out Pink, Avril and Christina: agent-manager Linda Yelnick is spearheading perhaps the first national movement to introduce a
Jewish music category in the Grammys.
The Torah may be the true Gospel, but next week, one synagogue is bringing the true Gospel to the Torah.