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Coupling Collection. Fuyu No Amaoto. Rock Climbers. Anime Best Kiwami. Kudos to Uncle Earl. Congratulations to the old-time band Uncle Earl for winning Album of the Year honors at Folk Alliance for their recording titled Waterloo. Bluegrass in the Big Apple. A few days ago it was a bluegrass story in the Wall Street Journal. Today, it is a bluegrass story in the New York Times.
Read it here. Ricky honors Bill. Banjo in America. This is the title of the historical banjo show by Bay Area banjo master Bill Evans , and if you have never seen him do the show live, now you can see him play some here on YouTube. So far there is a strong folk presence, but the schedule not fully developed yet. Read a story about the new station here. Maxim Magazine had to apologize for its review of the new Black Crowes CD in its March issue because the reviewer gave it 2. See them at the Bella Winery in Healdsburg from 11 a. Mild Colonial Boys. On the 1st at p. Will pick for food.
Pink Sabbath will be playing for your dancing pleasure and for the West Marin Food Bank on the 1st starting at 9 p. There will be a discount at the door with a non-perishable food item, protein preferred. Pink Sabbath entertains with their unique blend of Klezmer, crunk-grass and gypsy folk.
Reyes Station in West Marin, on the 2nd from p. His friends for this show will be Tom Rozum, Keith Little and a surprise guest fiddler. Dancing for a cause. For info call Santa Rosa guitarist Kevin Russell has another busy month playing with four bands. On the 6th and the 20th the jam will take place at the Marin Lutheran Church at Meadowsweet in Corte Madera, from p.
V-Day in San Geronimo. This will also be a benefit to raise funds for Community Violence Solutions. Order your tickets today online here. For more info, call Mark Hogan at Inverness Mandolin Gathering. On the 9th the annual gathering of mandolin players will be taking place in the West Marin town of Inverness. From p. The address is 55 Via Del Vista, Inverness, and if you want to attend contact David Crummey at or dcrummey snowcrest. The Gathering is open to everyone who owns a mandolin, plays a mandolin or just enjoys mandolin music. Lauralee Brown is one in-demand singer.
Jim Hurst in Sebastopol. Amazing acoustic guitarist Jim Hurst will be putting on a solo performance at a house concert in Sebastopol on the 19th at p. For info call Kevin at or krussellmft aol.
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Formed in while high school sophomores in Marin County. The 8-CD set features the biggest hits by the original 's artists in this celebration and collection of folks that lived through the decade of change, peace, love and protest music. Director D. And now 40 years later, this program presents the best of Pennebaker's documentary.
The man who introduced America to its own folk heritage, he got a whole generation passionate about playing the guitar and picking the banjo, got them singing together and using music as a force for social change. He deeply believes in the power of song and is convinced that individuals can make a difference.
Largely misunderstood by his critics, including the US government, for his views on peace, civil rights and ecology, Seeger went from the top of the hit parade to the top of the blacklist - banned from commercial television for more than 17 years. Now almost years old, his inspiring, but not always easy, story is told by everyone from Bob Dylan to the Dixie Chicks and through a remarkable historical archive - a history that Seeger himself helped create.
The recipient of five Grammy awards - and both Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame and Songwriters Hall of Fame inductee - Taylor has enjoyed an illustrious career, and is widely acknowledged as a premier musician and storyteller. It captures full performances of some of Bob Dylan's greatest songs. The Newport Folk Festival takes place in Newport, Rhode Island and is best known for introducing a number of performers who went on to become major stars.
Bob Dylan's first Newport appearance in is generally regarded as his premiere national performance. Dylan became the artist most notably associated with this festival. His and performances made him popular with the Newport crowd, but in , while headlining the music festival, he decided to plug in, resulting in a mixed response of cheers and boos. Dylan left the stage after only three songs, only to reemerge and sing two solo acoustic numbers. Many of Dylan's folk fans felt he was abandoning his folk roots - and we have it all captured live on film. For the first time ever, the complete electric set is available.
This shift marked his changing artistic direction, making his move from leading contemporary song-writer of the folk scene to rock n' roll star. Aaron Copland listened and absorbed everything around him. Filmed in New York, Brooklyn and Prague, this episode visits the places and explores the ideas that shaped Aaron Copland's life and music. With his flamenco-tinged, folk- rock melodies and keen talent for breathing musical life into sensual snippets of poetry, Broza is a formidable musical force of nature.
He commands and captivates the audience's heart, mind and soul. Broza's concert begins in the early morning hours, concluding with the sun rising over the Jordan Valley and the Dead Sea, revealing one of the most spiritual and ancient scenes in the world. The program creates poetry for the eyes, the ears and the heart. The festival celebrates the current resurgence of bluegrass music with fans of all ages.
Yet as its name suggests, the festival includes music and performers that go far beyond bluegrass.
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Every summer since , the Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival, which is free to the public, draws hundreds of thousands of music-lovers to the meadows of San Francisco's Golden Gate Park to hear music that includes traditional bluegrass, alternative country, and many performers who cross the standard genre lines. The festival drew an estimated , fans. Shot entirely in high definition, the production features 20 acts on multiple stages, from musical legends to a whole new generation of bluegrass performers and more.
January 3, Welcome to the 85th edition of Carltone's Corner! And a happy New Year to you! It was one heck of a holiday season for the staff here at Carltone World Headquarters. And the celebrating continues, as with this issue we are notching year number seven of this esteemed publication. Thanks for all of your years of support, and as with the previous years, we'll just keep on bringing you all of the pertinent North Bay music news that we can find. This issue is a couple of days late due to all of the holiday festivities and the fact that New Year's Day fell on a Tuesday.
To sort of make up for this, the next issue will be sent out earlier than usual. The staff here is in dire need of a vacation, and we will be leaving town on the 13th for some mandatory rest and relaxation. Carltone Productions will once again be stringing together its virtual 5th Annual North Bay Bluegrass Festival shows at different venues over the course of two weeks sometime soon, and more will appear here in the next edition. Fond farewell. Matt Kramer, the main music writer for the Marin weekly paper the Pacific Sun for the past three years, has decided to move on to other ventures.
He has been the best music writer at that publication since we began following it closely in the early 90s. He defied all of the odds by writing solely about shows that took place either in Marin County or, on occasion, in Sonoma County. Which is what a writer for a local weekly should do. The previous scribes often wrote about shows at the Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View and the Concord Pavilion while they were "auditioning" for better writing jobs or suffering from delusions of grandeur. One such writer was a recluse who hardly ever left his house to see live music, often just writing about new CD releases from the comfort of his own home.
The Sun is now looking for a new writer, and with any luck they will hire someone who will do as good a job as Matt. The Belle of San Francisco. These past few months have been heady times for Pam Brandon, a. Last summer the band released their first CD to critical acclaim, in December they were selected to play at the CBA's Father's Day Festival as one of the California bands, and on the 2nd she was prominently featured in a story in the San Francisco Chronicle.
By day she is a structural engineer for a prominent firm in SF, and at night she is either fronting her bluegrass band or singing lead in the piece Western swing band called Lost Weekend. Sight for sore eyes. Last weekend at a pickin' party in Novato it was a pleasure to see Patti Garber come walking up the stairs.
As most of you know, Patti has been battling cancer for some time now, and while she had a tough period this fall, she is getting back out again. The fest has been selling out way in advance for years, and you have until January 11th to get the cheapest rate on an all-festival ticket. So if you are thinking about going, buy now and don't worry later. Good read. Pleasant Valley Music is the exclusive Western U.
For more information go the PV web site. Here are some other books of note. There are two books about famed guitar player Eric Clapton. Bluegrass radio shows on the web. Radio Bluegrass International is airing three new shows that can be listened to on your computer. One show is called Banks of the Ohio, a three-hour show on the history of bluegrass hosted by Fred Bartenstein that airs Thursday mornings from a.
CST archived episodes from the show's earliest years will air Sunday mornings from a. New jam band? No, they were not all former members of The Blue Grass Boys. But they all will be receiving Lifetime Grammy Awards in February. According to the president of The Recording Academy, "These profoundly inspiring figures are being honored as legendary performers, creative architects and technical visionaries.
Their outstanding accomplishments and passion for their craft have created a timeless legacy. More award nominations. Some weeks back it was the Grammy nominations that made headlines. Ray also played some cuts from the demo recording by Ed's new band Blue and Lonesome. Go to Ed's site to find out how to get your own copy of the DVD. Fit, rested and McC ready. Country singer Mindy McCready was recently released from jail after violating terms of her parole from a prior drug arrest.
Whacky singer Amy Winehouse is going to renew her wedding vows with her husband while he is jail in London awaiting trial for conspiracy to pervert the course of justice. After the strains of Ludwig van Beethoven's Symphony No. Life's railway to heaven. Legendary jazz pianist Oscar Peterson died on December 23rd in his home near Toronto, Canada, of kidney failure.
And don't forget the next meeting of the Hot Club Club at the Throckmorton on the 28th. This event is a chance for all players interested in Parisian Swing to get a chance to play together, exchange ideas, information, trade secrets etc at the premier venue for all things Django in the Bay Area. Ray's talents as a singer, guitarist and fiddler are well known in California music circles and his new album, produced by Berkeley bluegrass luminary Laurie Lewis, is a perfect showcase of his versatility and depth.
Bierl draws upon rockabilly, old-time, country, and bluegrass for material. Most of the songs share the common theme of about journeys. Joining Ray on his show will be some of the musicians who recorded with him including Lewis and local talents Bill Evans, Markie Sanders, Mayne Smith, Tom Rozum, as well as other special guests. Good things are happening at Peri's in Fairfax. Jazz Band on the 8th, Dr. First bluegrass festival of the year.
Hardly a man of constant sorrow. This show was originally scheduled for the Palace of Fine Arts, but it was moved some weeks back. Murphy's Irish Pub in the town of Sonoma is the place to go for good music in Sonoma County, and there is never a cover charge for music.
Saylor's Restaurant in Sausalito different food and location than the late Saylor's Landing now has live music on Fridays and Saturdays in the restaurant from p. The Black Oak Casino out near Sonora is a bit of drive from the North Bay but well worth the trip, especially with the huge Marin connection there this month. The joint is jumpin' at the Toad in the Hole pub in Santa Rosa. Take a drive down the coast to see them play at the San Gregorio Store on the 5th starting at 3 p.
Dance lessons are at 7 p. She'll be joined by Marin's busiest bass player, Joshua Zucker, as well as other special guests including John Haley-Walker. Jammin' in Sebastopol. On the 5th and the 12th it is bluegrass, old-time, old country, acoustic picking and fiddling; on the 19th it will be swing music; and on the 26th it will be pickers' choice.
Go and check out a great music lineup this month. On the 8th Tony Magee plays some swampy Delta blues, on the 15th Darren Nelson original rock and alt country, on the 22nd it will be eclectic classic pop and rock from the Cathleen Riddley Trio, and on the 29th Americana from the Bluebellies. On Local's Nights, Nick's offers features specials on dinners and Lagunitas beers, all designed to keep you coming back for more. Music is from p. On the 9th see A. Every Saturday afternoon this month there is music as well from p. On Tuesday the 15th see the first-ever Kids Night of Music kids eat free!
For more info, go to the pub's web site. At the Marin Civic Center you can see B. Instrument experts from all over the world will be there, along with dealers, artists, collectors, foreign buyers, authors and celebrities. The show will also feature exhibits of old, rare, celebrity-owned, new and used guitars, amps, banjos, effects, memorabilia and equipment. And Ryan Adams will be at the center on the 23rd. They're bringing the lights, fog, and the lasers, and they are encouraging all to go dressed as your favorite Wizard of Oz character to participate in the show.
Stevie Coyle, recently former front man of The Waybacks, will take the briefest break from recording his first solo CD to play a show for Murphy Productions at The Falkirk Center in San Rafael on the night of the 12th. The concert will be held in the front parlor of this hugely cool Victorian mansion. Speaking of Stevie's CD, the word on the street is that guest artists for the several band-oriented selections on this album might well include Kendrick Freeman from Alison Brown's band on drums and Sam Bevan - frequent co-conspirator of Joe Craven's - on bass.
Other guests TBA. Murphy Productions is presenting four shows this month at four different venues. House concerts in Marin. At any point you may hear combinations of two and three-part harmonies, mandolin, mandola, fiddle, pedal steel, dobro, electric and acoustic guitar. On Thursday the 24th at 8 p. Kathy Kallick guitar, vocals and Bill Evans banjo, vocals have been making significant contributions to bluegrass for many years.
They've toured the country and the world with their music, collaborated with some of the top contemporary acoustic musicians, and released a number of influential recordings. Their current music with Tom Bekeny mandolin, vocals and Cindy Browne acoustic bass is rooted in traditional bluegrass, based on their original compositions, and influenced by the breadth of styles encompassed by these musicians.
Rustler's Moon provides soulful music that's innovative and in the pocket, and performances that are exciting, compelling - and fun. See bottleneck slide guitarist Catfish Keith on the 24th. Dowling draws inspiration from deep in the musical bag of American roots guitar. He's firmly grounded in authenticity and possessed of a musical soul as old as the vintage music he favors. Fluent in several styles and difficult to pigeonhole, Mike has captured the hearts of acoustic music fans throughout the world with his engaging voice, self-deprecating wit, and elegant interpretations of an arsenal of old blues, swing, ragtime, and original compositions.
Contact Kevin at krussellmft aol. Hot duo. Enjoy Grammy Award-winning musician and vocalist Laurie Lewis together with renowned acoustic guitarist Nina Gerber on the 25th at 8 p. Resin up that bow! There will be pickin' of gospel, bluegrass and old-time music as usual up in Sebastopol on the fourth Sunday of this month, and the date is the 27th. And now America's favorite malt shop memories are back with this Doo Wop collection for lovers only. It's Doo Wop's biggest and best hits assembled into a collection featuring all romance and teenage love songs for sweethearts. His and performances made him popular with the Newport crowd, but in , while headlining the music festival, he decided to "plug in" resulting in a mixed response of cheers and boos.
Many of Dylan's folk fans felt he was abandoning his folk roots - and it is all captured live on film. This shift marked his changing artistic direction, making his move from leading contemporary songwriter of the folk scene to rock n' roll star. Emulating their famed Cotton Bowl concert in June , Clapton and the world's leading guitar gods return to the stage for a new gathering, this time from Chicago, America's Blues Capital.
It includes his popular s television specials plus rare footage from his Sing Australia! Pennebaker captured the decade's spirit during the three-day festival in his acclaimed documentary entitled Monterey Pop and immortalized moments that have become legend. The concert was recorded on June 2, , and has been digitally remastered to mark the 30th anniversary of this performance.
Taped at the glorious Teatro di Silenzio, nestled in the beautiful, rolling countryside near the ancient Tuscan village of Volterra, Bocelli is joined by special guests trumpeter Chris Botti, Heather Headley, Kenny G. Marking the 30th anniversary of the Met's first PBS telecast, viewers cast their votes for their favorite televised Met opera moments.
This dazzling retrospective will span 30 years of show-stopping performances by Met opera legends. Leontyne Price taking the stage in her farewell performance of Aida? Featuring the orchestra under the baton of music director and conductor Sir Simon Rattle, the program includes highlights from the Hall's two-week 'Berlin in Lights' festival in November Fleeing persecution in Russia and Eastern Europe, they kissed their small-town shtetls goodbye and migrated to America.
America, in turn, would completely reshape Jewish identity, and Jewish popular entertainment would take 20th-century American music on a joy ride to beat the band. That toe-tapping, two-stepping, rug-cutting odyssey is the subject of this program, a delightful musical spritz. In the first half of the program, Kapilow works onstage with the musicians to showcase important elements of the piece so that the audience will have a greater understanding of it during the complete performance in the second half of the program. It has been another fine year at CWH, and as always, we want to thank you for reading this publication and supporting acoustic music in Marin and Sonoma Counties.
Last minute shopping. Last issue we suggested that you shop at the California Bluegrass Association web site for memberships, concert and festival tickets, etc. It is not too late to do such. Here are a couple of more holiday gift ideas. The induction ceremony takes place March 10th in New York.
Sweetwater update. On December 10th they went before the Mill Valley Planning Commission and had their use permit approved to move Sweetwater to the new location at 32 Miller Avenue, near D'Angelo restaurant. They hope to open sometime in the spring. Thanks to everyone that sent letters of support! The return of the mouth that roared. Schlock-jock Don Imus is back on the air after being fired eight months ago for making racial slurs about a college women's basketball team.
He was fired, threatened to sue his employer for unlawful termination and got a settlement out of it, and now has a contract that pays him even more money than he was making before. Is this a great country or what? There is a new organization being started that covers all music in the Americana vein throughout the entire state, and it is called CalAmericana. Check out their site and get involved.
Marin's Dr. Now, through the wonders of modern technology, you can watch it on YouTube. Mark your calendars now for Sunday, January 13th, from p. Slow jam class. Starting on the 8th of January at The 5th String music store in Berkeley you can join a new slow jam series from p. The class will be open to beginning and intermediate bluegrass and old-time players, or anyone that wants experience playing and singing at a moderate tempo in a comfortable jam setting.
Class size will be limited to allow for individual attention, with teachers on hand each night to join in the music and coach the players. The class will be eight weeks long on Tuesday nights. For more info email Ran Bush at ranbush gmail. Laying tracks. The upcoming CD, tentatively titled "Skies Wide Open," will feature a collection of his newest original songs plus a fresh cut of "Somewhere Bound," a song he wrote and recorded with Copper Canyon a few years back.
Anticipated release date is mid Change of venue. Break time. Nickel Creek is going on hiatus for an undisclosed amount of time. All hail Clarence! There is a real nice story in the current edition of Acoustic Guitar magazine about the late trailblazing flatpicking guitarist Clarence White that you can read here. The story was written by the Bay Area's own hot picker Scott Nygaard. Older than dirt. The Dirt Band and Poco will be celebrating their 40th anniversary as bands in Messina left Poco in and was replaced by guitarist Paul Cotton.
No tour dates have been announced yet. A rolling stone gathering moss. The dinosaur of all pop music publications, Rolling Stone, is in legal trouble over deceptive cigarette ads in the November edition of the fishwrap. Seems like they worked up a clever deal with Joe Camel to sneak some cartoon ads into the rag after the tobacco industry's nine-year-old promise not to use cartoons to sell cigarettes went into effect in Of course, lawyers for the paper deny knowing anything about it.
This segment should perhaps just be renamed the "Amy Winehouse Arrest Record. Bianca Jagger, who was married to Rolling Stones lead singer Mick Jagger for five minutes a few decades ago, was evicted out of her Upper East Side NY City apartment last week after a dispute with her landlord. This is not a case of a poor person in need. She also has a luxury apartment in London.
Pamela Anderson, who was once married to Motley Crue's Tommy Lee as well as singer Kid Rock, is now on the prowl again, as she has split from her most recent husband of two months, Rick Salomon, who is best known for making the sex video that made Paris Hilton a household name. Shouldn't the three-strikes-and-your-out-law apply to poor Pammy? Celine Dion played her final show at Caesar's in Las Vegas this past weekend. After five years and millions of dollars earned, she has decided to go back on the road.
Hey, what about that slogan "What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas"? Shouldn't she be forced to stay there? Ike Turner died in San Diego on December 12th. Chad Butler, a. Pimp C, was found dead from unknown causes in a hotel in LA on December 4th. San Francisco drummer John L. Blues guitarist Jerry Ricks died recently in Croatia, where he was living. He had had a stroke in August. Doug Harman adds his cello and piano skills to several Bay Area bands and is perhaps best known for his recent work with Lorin Rowan's Rattlebox. The concert will run approximately 90 minutes, and there is no admission, but the musicians will accept donations.
Humbug Hoedown. Time is p. Cool yule. See the Buckaroo Band on the 22nd and The Bluebellies on the 31st. They have a new lead singer that is knocking the socks off audiences everywhere. On the 18th, perennial favorite Doug Adamz will get things sizzling with his arsenal of instruments and an eclectic selection of Irish and American fiddle tunes, subtle fingerstyle guitar pieces, blues, country and folk.
Nick's offers features specials on dinners and Lagunitas beers, all designed to keep you coming back for more. On the 19th it will be the Papermill Creek Rounders. On the 20th the last jam of the year will take place at the Marin Lutheran Church at Meadowsweet in Corte Madera, from p. Mill Valley's Dore Coller has some cool gigs. Every Monday is acoustic open mic night hosted by Billy D.
Lauralee Brown stays busy. Concert Carnival. This is a multi-media, cabaret-style variety show with amazing artists from across the country. The program this year will be almost all-new material and will feature a different cast of characters from many artistic disciplines. However, the values of the Concert Carnival remain the same - this is an opportunity for performers to step outside of their normal performing context and try new stuff in new ways.
The show will take place at The Independent in SF. Elmo on the 22nd and 23rd, ukulele master Jake Shimabukoro on the 27th, Bonnie Hayes on the 29th and, of course, lots more. Murphy Productions is presenting some cool shows this month. Saylor's in Sausalito now has live music. On the 22nd and 29th it will be pickers' choice. There will be a p. Since Dr. Elmo has been fronting the Marin County traditional bluegrass band Wild Blue. Every December the band morphs into The Reindeer Band for the holiday season, playing a mixture of bluegrass, traditional holiday songs and Elmo's original novelty tunes.
So get your holiday shopping done early and come on out and treat yourself to one of the Bay Area's hidden treasures. Elmo Christmas shows. The venue serves food and drink, so people of all ages are welcome. There will be pickin' of gospel, bluegrass and old-time music as usual up in Sebastopol on the fourth Sunday of this month, and the date is the 23rd. And catch his solo show at Murphy's Irish Pub in Sonoma on the 30th. Mill Valley songwriter Jesse Lee Kincaid and his band will perform on the 29th at 7 p.
A national institution in Norway, Sissel has sung all over the world, selling six million solo albums. The program also features traditional Christmas songs and Norwegian folk tunes performed on an alpine village set, with stained-glass church windows, snow-covered rooftops and brightly lit trees. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota, as it performs a rich repertoire of traditional Christmas carols and hymns from around the world.
It captures the sights and sounds of the festival - from the music to scenes of the audience, food, vendors and backstage life. It's every man for himself in the newly founded city of Mahagonny, devoted to life's illicit pleasures, where anything goes and the only crime is to run out of money. The savage and lyrical satire is told in a highly entertaining blend of opera and raucous music hall songs conducted by music director James Conlon. The brilliant score, featuring the classic song 'Moon of Alabama,' masterfully creates a vivid picture of determination, desperation and debauchery.
Inviting inevitable comparisons to a young Frank Sinatra, Buble's unique approach to an eclectic array of popular standards reveals a keen musical intuitiveness that has rapidly distinguished him. Robert Prizeman, founder, arranger and director of Libera, has taken the simple purity of boys' voices and, with great care and respect for classical vocal tradition, has created a new sound.
This program was recorded with an orchestra at the historical St. Peter's Church in Leiden. This special will feature festive holiday music culled from over 35 years of programming. It will include musical archives and clips from the best of the best from Arthur Fiedler and John Williams, along with new selections from current Boston Pops conductor Keith Lockhart.
From festive holiday standards to your favorite sing-alongs, it's a holiday party primed for the whole family. The program also features vocalist Stephen Saxon. Maestro Ian Robertson, conducting. The work's brilliant, powerfully dramatic impact suggests that it must have been written in celebration of some special occasion, such as the August French victory at Steinkerque.
The incomparable, irreverent, upbeat hitmakers Barenaked Ladies put their own special twist on seasonal tunes. Started in , Boston Pops Holiday concerts are an annual tradition for families and music lovers young and old. Festive decorations enhance the rich ambience of Boston's Symphony Hall and the performances offer something for everyone, from stirring choruses to lighthearted numbers. The five-piece Toronto-based Barenaked Ladies mixes socially conscious observations with clever lyrics. In various interview segments, Hollywood Palace producer William Harbach and members of the Crosby family reminisce about the original Christmas at the Hollywood Palace programs.
Olaf Choir in concert in the magnificent Nidaros Cathedral in Trondheim, Norway, one of the oldest and grandest gothic churches in the world, first begun in The special is an evening of traditional Christmas hymns sung in both Norwegian and English. Today, Simon is back on the nation's Top 10 with a breathtaking new album of standards.
This new special, taped in September on the Queen Mary II during a voyage between New York and England, showcases these romantic songs in a perfectly matched venue - the vast ballroom and majestic deck of the Queen Mary II. Simon also performs new acoustic interpretations of her best known classics. Harry Lillis 'Bing' Crosby was one of the most popular and influential American singers and actors of the 20th century, rivaled in popularity only by Elvis and The Beatles.
Known for his deep, rich baritone and vibrant enunciation, 'Der Bingle' is considered one of the finest vocalists ever, having inspired the likes of Frank Sinatra, Perry Como, Dean Martin and others. Quite often, they choose the music of Andrea Bocelli. In conjunction with the release of a new recording of popular music from the internationally acclaimed tenor, a group of champion skaters from around the world gathered to perform together with Andrea.
The program will consist of solo performances by Bocelli and skating routines performed with his live performances. In addition to Bocelli's greatest hits, the program features song from the recently released album Andrea with special musical guests Mario Reyes Gipsy Kings and Holly Stell. My Name is Barbra, her first pioneering special from , garnered five Emmys, including the first of several for Streisand personally, as well as her first Peabody Award.
Her second outing, Color Me Barbra , was greeted with equal acclaim and filled with further musical and visual innovation. Together, the programs shine a spotlight on the many talents that paved the way for a legendary five-decade career as singer, actress, director, composer, and producer.
Told from each woman's point of view, the three hoofers tell the story of their relationship with the great Barry Nichols Gene Kelly. Directed by George Cukor. Music by Cole Porter. The concert is conducted by year old Daniel Harding, who has received international acclaim for his work at Covent Garden, La Scala, and other esteemed venues.
These four charming, sexy, talented young men take well-known hits - both old and new - and turn them into masterpieces, transforming hit pop songs with a refined classical twist of new arrangements. Their well-trained operatic voices and the addition of lyrics in the Romance languages - French, Spanish and Italian - produce a sophisticated classical piece recognizable in its roots, but incomparable in its result. December 1, Welcome to the 84th edition of Carltone's Corner! In case you hadn't heard, Christmas is already here! Or, at least this is the way it feels here high atop the Carltone World Headquarters building in downtown SF.
There has been the usual full-court press by the media to guilt you into buying the usual pedestrian items such as luxury cars, diamonds, Rolexes, etc. And if you are anything like the staff here at CWH, you are burnt out on it all already. And it is only December 1st! Knowing full well that you are in need of a break from the shopping madness, the elves here have been working overtime to bring you all the good music news you need to know. If you are loath to go to the local mega mall at anytime in the next four weeks, here are some simple solutions for you.
Shop online! What, at Amazon? No, not at all. Fran Richard honored by Roulette. ASCAP's Fran Richard was honored at the first annual benefit for Roulette for her years of advocacy and support of living composers and contemporary American music. Farber was cited for her dedication to her art and her commitment to sharing her knowledge and experience with the next generation of women musicians. Great new gear for songwriters and producers! Gaby Moreno. We know ASCAP distributions are especially important to our members who have been impacted by the storm, so we would like to assure you that royalty payments will remain on schedule.
David S. Ware: A Remembrance by Matthew Shipp. Ware passed away on October 18th. Ware's longtime collaborator Matthew Shipp offers a thoughtful appreciation of Ware's work as a composer, a musician and a band leader. It is no surprise that with great love sometimes comes great heartbreak; It's a theme that singer-songwriter Erick Baker explores in his recently released second record, Goodbye June. Gaby Moreno In Miami. Gaby Moreno's Illustrated Songs is a special recording that showcases her talents as a wonderfully evocative singer and writer.
Drawing on her upbringing in Guatemala and on classic jazz and pop records, she presents timeless songs in Spanish and English that are like scenes from films: each one Bruce Hornsby's first live recording is a masterpiece of exuberance and outstanding musicianship. Hornsby takes the pop and rock songs he's known for and mixes in jazz standards, Label founder Ken Rose is reviving the idea that artistic integrity and business success are not mutually exclusive with his a new co-operative record label that specializes in "old school" artist development.
As we board a train in the dead of night, headed for unknown adventures across the country, we can't help but feel like we are claiming our piece of the great American romanticism that is the railways. The event, hosted by The-Dream, drew attendance from celebrity guests including actress Elise Neal and singer Brandy.
Wherein Toby Driver, the driving force behind Brooklyn's Kayo Dot, details the creative process behind his latest avant-rock composition,. Bye, Bye Birdie Celebrates 50 Years! Monica - Not Flying Standby. The album, which bears the same title as her hit reality series on BET, showcases her unwavering talent. Composer Nico Muhly has been commissioned by the Metropolitan Opera and London's English National Opera to create a fictionalized account of a British teenager who used the Internet in an attempt to arrange his own murder in Gaby Moreno is an intriguing singer-songwriter whose soft, soulful vocals recall romantic radio-era pop and jazz singers.
Born in Guatemala and coming to Los Angeles to study music, Moreno writes gentle love and protest songs that leave listeners lingering in a mix of hopeful and melancholy moods Storm Lee has spent years writing songs and singing backup for many stars. But Lee wanted to step forward as a solo artist and singer. The result is "Soulfillapopkilla," co-produced with Marcus Brown, an eighties-influenced collection of synth pop and rock grooves that features his wonderful voic Steve Allee Trio's "Dragonfly" showcases this exceptional jazz trio at it best.
Their melodies and rhythms create a rich sonic journey that will more than satisfy fans. Allee's piano style is intricate and alluring. He presents melodies, moods and improvisations in synch with a formidable band. Playback Field Recordings: Dengue Fevers. Fueled by Talent and Passion.
Bobby Pileggi - Island Pop. Usually, when someone wants to make it in the music business, they head to one of the world's foremost music hubs, like New York City or Los Angeles, to throw their hat in the ring. Bobby Pileggi, a former disc jockey and a budding songwriter, headed 6, miles away from Manhattan to the Hawaiia Toby Gad - American Dream.
Toby Gad is comfortable, sipping on seltzer with his feet up. And it tastes just the same! I'm sorry to have to be the one to tell him that Americans just aren't as into seltzer as Nasdaq: YHOO for their o Gaby Moreno's 'Escondidos'. The film, directed by Emilio Estevez, revisits the night Robert F. Kennedy was assassinated at the Ambassador Hotel in through the eyes of 22 individuals who are all at the Hotel for Mary Lee Kortes: Out of the Blue. Singer-songwriter Mary Lee Kortes, whose most recent album was the critically-acclaimed Love, Loss and Lunacy, and who gained notoriety for recording and releasing a live song-forsong performance of Bob Dylan's Blood on the Tracks, here talks about her music touching people's lives: "The wonder o Pan's Labyrinth.
Lee Johnson is an accomplished composer-conductor who was not a follower of the Grateful Dead. But a friend in Atlanta's concert community convinced him to score an orchestral tribute. A decade later, the twelve-movement score has been recorded by the Russian National Orchestra, and it is as ear Fueled By Ramen. Indie labels are often started by people who want other people to love the same music that they do. World Hunger Year celebrated its 30th Anniversary by honoring those who have made a difference in the fight against hunger and poverty at the Chelsea Piers in New York City on June 6.
The Sound and Music of Roma. Read more about the film's unique sonics and its companion album, Music Inspired by the Film Roma, featuring a host of new tracks fro We look forward to working with you to advance your career and to insure that you receive royalty payments for surveyed domestic performances, and for performances surveyed by our sister Societies in foreign territories.
The Award, made possible by his wife, Tita Cahn, is given to a promising lyricist. The 72nd Annual Tony Awards took place on June 10, and what a night it was! The decision followed a full hearing before the Board of Review.
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Finding the Music in James Joyce's Words. Each June 16, James Joyce lovers around the world celebrate Bloomsday. On May 20th, new choral music resounded through St. The retreat brought together about 20 songwriters from all over the world for four days of creativ ASCAP processes television commercial performances reported by Competitrack, a sophisticated digital monitoring system, on the basis of a census survey i.
Commercials and TV stations not monitored by Competitrack as well as all radio commercial performances are What are some examples of sports and competitive events this license covers? For over years, our mission has been to connect Why do I need permission to play music at my sporting events? According to US copyright law, any public performance of music requires permission from the writers and publishers.
That goes for live music by a band or DJ, or recorded music played off a CD, iTunes, or an online streaming service. Copyright Office. The plan would target several different areas, including the appointment of the Registrar Affiliated Foreign Societies. There are many smaller societies that are administered by larger societies and many countries and territories that are administered by larger societies where the country has New Member: Karey Kirkpatrick. Though nearly 20 years in the making, the hit musical Something Rotten! How much will I make for my live performance?
The royalty generated by a live performance is based upon the license fee paid by the venue. As venues with larger capacities pay a larger license fee to ASCAP, the royalty generated by these venues will be larger than venues with smaller capacities. Can I submit a claim if I am only the publisher of a work? All OnStage claims must be submitted by writers of the performed works. Do I have to register titles twice? Titles should only be registered once, and will automatically appear in the catalogs of each entitled party listed on the initial registration.
The program, sponsored by The ASCAP Foundation, is an intensive workshop and mentoring program that has become a coveted destination for gifted composer All of us at ASCAP are deeply disappointed by the proposal — but please know that this is not the final outcome of this process. While we consider all of our options, be assured that this in no way changes y Ashley Fure and the Pursuit of Musical Excellence. Held at the Sonos Studios in Shoreditch, the event was attended by over 85 of the UK's leading music industry.
Max, on piano, performed with a string quartet from the 12 Ensemble and the audience were treated to a live set featuring a selection of his work including On The Nature Of Daylight, Inf In all, 10 out of the 12 nominated songs and scores were written by composers and songwriters we represent. Two long-established independent ASCAP music publishers with deep catalogues and deep family roots in the industry recently came together in a merger.
The film Carol is a story about intimacy, told intimately by director Todd Haynes. A week before Caro Selected by Workshop faculty, this prestigious award provides development support for an exceptionally talented young film composer. Buika's Fearless Musical Mission. President's Letter: Stream of Outrageousness. A tech industry lobbyist recently wrote an op-ed in The Hill, contending that the PROs don't let their members know where their royalties are coming from. Read Paul Williams's fiery response. CMJ Music for a Sustainable Planet. With an ever increasing planetary focus upon economic, social and environmental challenges facing our planet, music too has an important place in caretaking that narrative.
Witness a most recent concert at Symphony Space in New York City with works directly inspired by the challenges of climate c As if a whole ton of education, collaboration and motivation weren't enough, here are 10 reasons you should apply by October 21st. How the great American songwriter Carl Sigman stayed relevant in pop music by becoming a go-to guy for writing English lyrics -- never translations -- to melodies that originated abroad. ASCAP member Kevin Kadish spoke at a roundtable discussion at Belmont University in Nashville as part of a listening tour by the House Judiciary Committee to learn more about the current music copyright climate and the need for reform.
Read more in today's Daily Brief:. Goodbye to piracy. Thea Gilmore. Thea Gilmore has been dubbed "the best British singer-songwriter of the last 10 years, and then some" by Uncut Magazine. Joan Baez personally invited Gilmore to tour with her and in the music icon dueted with Thea for "Low Road" on her critically acclaimed release LieJacker.
With Lindsey Stirling, O. It is with great excitement and commitment that I welcome the amazing opportunity of serving ASCAP, our members, our licensing partners and you -- the dedicated and talented employees of ASCAP who, like me, are inspired and driven by ASCAP's mission to protect, educate and cultivate the careers o Chosen by industry experts, the prize is only open to new artists who will release their debut album next year.
The singer has already performed to thousands, supporting acts including Critics' Choice winner Tom Odell and John Newman. Young Winner. The song has now been cut by Columbia Records artist St. As Best of the Year lists pour in from music critics, blogs and magazines, it's becoming overwhelmingly clear: the most acclaimed albums of were created by ASCAP songwriters. Find out which of our members won the hearts of the critics this year. ASCAP banded together with two other performance rights organizations to support 18 of their writers in a one-of-a-kind collaborative songwriters workshop intensive run by Billy Seidman's NY-based Song Arts Academy.
With Music Director Joshua Gersen at the podium. LoDavid Lowery: "The value of a song is depressed by the consent decrees. Armed warfare between rival file-sharing websites All in today's Daily Brief:. Blacc laments "the abhorrently low rates songwriters are paid by streaming services" and urges policymakers to update the Cons Exhibit space assignments will be made in the order that contracts are received by Organizer, accompanied by the fully agreed Exhibitor or Sponsorship Fee.
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At Roulette, Brooklyn, The Talea Ensemble presented three world premieres and one American premiere of works composed explicitly for this noted ensemble. Publishers who currently register music through Electronic Batch Registration can e-mail musicma ASCAP conducts a census survey of music used in commercials on cable services that are monitored by Competitrack.
For commercials and cable services not monitored by Competitrack, and for promos and public service announcements on most cable services, we conduct a sample survey. You can find the Profit, not ideology, motivates cyberlockers that facilitate copyright infringement. Plus: the idea for iTunes may go back to a strangely prophetic prank by the founder of Virgin Group A great copyright symposium at Columbia Law School Michelle was already known and loved by millions when she celebrated her blockbuster album, Rebellious Soul, by headlining The Rebellious Soul Tour late last year and opening for Robin Thicke on his Blurred Lines Tour at the beginning of Nominations for the 15th Latin Grammy Awards were announced, and Eduardo Cabra of Calle 13 leads the pack of nominees with 10 nominations.
This weekend, film lovers flock to the Toronto International Film Festival to catch sneak peeks of some of the next year's most anticipated films. Artists shouldn't expect "exposure" by distributing their works through social media: a case study. Plus: Video streaming sites start to take a very active copyright cop role, Understanding everything that's going on with the Consent Decree All in today's Daily Brief.
In Hollywood, copyright is everything: the industry's beginning and its continuing creative lifeblood. Plus: Fame becomes even more fleeting People start to recognize how much work it takes to go viral The sold-out concert presented original works combining chamber music and electronics, all written by members of this LA-based collective of composers and visual artists, many of them members of ASCAP. The show found her performing her earthy folk-pop with a small group of veteran session musicians, mos Throughout his decade-long career, Cory Branan has been too punk for country, too Memphis for Nashville, and a top-notch songwriter who should be far better known.
Backed by a who's who of Nashville musicians, there's a timeless craftsmanship in his deceptively simple songs about love and home, l Taylor Swift: "Realize your worth and ask for it. Sliding along beneath the music industry's recent turmoil: a bold power grab by major publishers? Plus: New artist Shawn Mendes' lightning speed journey from the 6 second video site Vine to mainstream success, More despicable than ordinary pi Fifteen of today's top ASCAP songwriters and composers provide insight into their creative process while highlighting the meaning and power of music.
The film's music was a collaborative score created by all participants in the project. Celebrate Big Daddy Weave. The decision reinforces the fundamental principle that creators and copyright owners deserve to be fairly compensated for the public performance of their works regardless of the sp Plus: Has "access to the online marketplace controlled by a few The evening Excessive government control is why songwriters are struggling in the digital world; Indie labels protest Universal and Sony's duopoly and call for a more equitable share of digital dollars; Universal Music makes various excuses to fight a massive class action suit by its artists In today's Daily Brief.
Listen here! The pair was joined by director Carlos Saldanha and lyricist Taura Stinson in a panel discussion that followed a screening co-hoste Guests were also treated to complimentary appetizers, The awards are part of the Doris Duke Performing Artist Awards, a special ten-year initiative of the foundation to empower, invest in and celebrate artists by offering flexible, multi-year funding in response to financial challenges that are specific to the performing arts.
The Legacy of Frankie Knuckles. Read about his musical and cultural legacy in this moving remembrance by Tommie Sunshine, one of the countless electronic music creators that Knuckles inspired. Find out why he's both awed and terrified by the internet and its effects on the creative community, and listen to a playlist of songs about the relationship betwe The Passion of Michael Bloomfield. A rock 'n' roll pioneer is honored with a new collection of his history-making music, compiled by friend and collaborator Al Kooper.
New Member: Pia Mia. We caught up with the two composers in Trapanese's studio and asked them how it compared to their epic collaboratio Why are the Arts Important? On her new album Pocketknife, out now on Harvest, Birkenes serves up 12 tracks of exuberant electro-pop, as multi-faceted as the tool that gave the album its name.
We asked Birkenes to op It is directed by Tony Award-winning A. Artistic Director Diane Paulus. Click through for a full list of winners. The Virtuous Music of Joseph Daley. You can hear his decades of experience as a musician and educator in the multi-hued arrangements and passionate music Click through for full coverage. The Sundance Film Festival continues to attract some of the greatest films from around the world.
We asked the composers behind three of this year's award-winning Sundance films to explain what made scoring them unique. The program is taught by Alex Steyermark, Genre divisions faded away and electronics melted into orchestral textures during Winter, the inaugural concert by composer collective The Echo Society. Enter to win by December 28th! The initiative focuses on issues of compensation for songwriters, compliance with copyright law and educati Among other insights: Pereira revealed that his music is inspired by bird calls, while Pharrell told th Sponsored by The Andrew W.
Kisco, NY. Krzysztof Penderecki Celebrated at Symphony Space. The entire concert is available to stream on the WQXR website. Hosted by ASCAP since its inception in , this tour de force, nuts and bolts composition workshop for young composers has not only established itself as a core component of the New York Youth Symphony, but has locked itself in as a vital mainstay within the creative new music scene. The panel was p The highly anticipated debut album by songwriter Brandy Clark, whose career already boasts 1 hits by The Band Perry, Miranda Lambert and more, features vivid, witty songs that present diverse characters in true-to-life situations.
Listeners can find something to relate to on each track of this r Check out the full lineup and learn about our exciting roster of Inspired by motherhood, Rick Rubin, '70s radio and more, the award-winning songwriter steps out on her own on That Girl. In this special interview, she talked to Playback's Erik Philbrook about the joys of "re-creation" and getting back to her musical roots. The annual event honors the music nominees for the Primetime Creative Arts Emmys. ASCAP nominees Leah Turner's unique upbringing as a West Coast cowgirl, complemented by her father's occupation as a championship header in the rodeo, strongly influenced the California native's earliest musical tastes.
Matt Nathanson in High Fidelity. But don't let the marquee names distract from the film's intriguing sc ASCAP composers' work pops up all over the place, and prestigious film festivals are no exception. The 38th Toronto International Film Festival and the 40th Telluride Film Festival kick off this holiday weekend with many films scored by our composers and our international affiliates. Both fests a The Kansas City-based Thai composer has been chosen as the recipient of the Barlow The 9pm round was hosted by multi- 1 songwriter Ashley Gorley and Co-written by Chris DuBois and Luke Laird, the hit single marks the 14th chart-topper for both, and the 19th for Paisley as a songwriter.
She began her studies in piano and dance at a very early age, and by the age of 15, she was singing at several venues in upper Manhattan. Van Dyke Parks been a significant contributor to several decades worth of classics, including a handful of unassailable masterpieces. His first album of new material in almost 20 years, Songs Cycled is an epic and whimsical journey by a master composer, arranger, songwriter and performer.
The alb His themes from Avatar, Titanic, Glory, Braveheart, Apollo 13 and more rang throughout the Sala Kongresowa, performed by a full symphony, a cho The National Medal of Arts is awarded by the President of the United States to individuals or groups who are deserving of special recognition by reason of their outstanding contributions to the excellence, growth, support and availability of the arts.
The debut offering from Brooklyn singer-songwriter Sheron sounds like it's haunted by ghosts. There are memories and hopes and failures floating through his gossamer songs, and they're just as audible as his swooning melodies and windswept production. We asked Sheron to fill us in on his new EP.
The class went deep into the art and business of writing to picture, and was attended by several distinguished musical guests. Jen Chapin's Reckoning. Primarily inspired by her husband and sons, Reckoning brings Chapin's story-telling style even closer to home. Liam Horne: Out of Town Boy. Scottish songwriter Liam Horne was surrounded by violence and drug abuse from a young age, but his life changed when his uncle convinced him to explore his potential as a musician. We asked him abou The concert will feature performances by jazz icons from around the world.
Josh Ritter has never released songs that are as personal and autobiographical as those that appear on his seventh studio effort, The Beast In Its Tracks. Propelled by a marriage that fell apart, his self-proclaimed "break-up record" is intimate and at times both angry and joyful, expressing hope Royalties are paid by manufacturers and importers of digital audio recording equipment and recording media e.
The festival featured panels, interviews and workshops over the course of nine days, in addition to hundreds of film screenings, many of which were scored by ASCAP composers. This week Maria A. Pallante acknowledged the need to consider the rights of songwriters and compos While her folk roots haven't disappeared, her songwriting is more nuanced than ever, her dreamy production more textured.
This is music for travel and late night reflection. As suggested by the album title, High Tide is a We chatted with her backstage about her music for the film. Strong copyright law is an essential part of how songwriters and composers earn a living from their music. Increasingly, the fate of copyright is playing out on blogs, through social media and by word of mouth. We compiled a list of five resources that will educate and provoke you, and inspire yo International Royalties Tax Reporting Guide.
Specifically, the royalties reported on your Form , Statement of Miscellaneous Income, have been "grossed up" to include taxes withheld by foreign affiliated societies, so you can claim Imagine hearing your music performed at Walt Disney Concert Hall. The event brought together teens with pro songwriting mentors, including over a dozen p Robert DeLong's debut album Just Movement is a rainbow swirl of irresistible melodies and 8-bit beats, triggered by old-school gaming consoles and fueled by DeLong's intriguing worldview.
This one-man EDM warrior tells us what it was like to make it. Like every sector of the music industry, production music has been affected by the rapid changes taking place in the digital music sphere. The Production Music Association addressed a range of issues facing production music libraries today at a recent panel, titled "The Future of Production Music The event reunited ASMAC members and re-dedicated the organization to its continuing mission: to serve the needs of composers, arrangers, orchest The work is set to premiere on Douglas J.
Cuomo to Premiere New Opera on January 26th. The Cadillac Black's self-titled debut is a fantastically energetic, musically adventurous southern rock record that showcases great songwriting and talented musicianship. The trio of Jaren Johnston, Kelby Ray and Neil Mason features loud open-tuned and steel guitars in gritty, foot-stomping song Paul Moravec is a Pulitzer Prize-winning composer whose works range from traditional orchestral pieces to modern film scores.
On Northern Lights Electric, we hear four works performed by the Boston Modern Orchestra Project that are as sweeping and elegant as they are adventurous and sonically rich. The Clayton Brothers and their longtime bandmates are some of the most soulful and accomplished players in modern jazz.
On The Gathering, the group is joined by trombone great Wycliffe Gordon and vibes virtuoso Stefon Harris for a wonderful recording that showcases their fabulous melodies, solos, Alex North's Lost Score for Kubrick's But until now, nobody's heard North's original sessions. To celebrate the public debut of his masters, North's daughter-in-law Abby recounts the amazing story behind the music. Chester French is an indie-pop duo led by vocalist and songwriter D.
Wallach and multi-instrumentalist songwriter Maxwell Drummey. On their eighth album Lost Songs, Schwartz was elected to fill the seat left vacant by the recent death of lyricist Hal David. All of a sudden, the band's being courted by labels and publishers. For his bold retelling of Anna Karenina, film director Joe Wright captured the theatricality of the 19th century Russian aristocracy by setting much of the film in an actual theater. We talked with Reed about her for The songwriters will tell the stories behind their hits, play live in the st ASCAP protects the rights of its members by licensing and distributing royalties for the non-dramatic public performances of their copyrighted works.
ASCAP receives payment for public performances of songs and compositions by negotiating license fees with the users of music radio, TV, cable, bars, clubs, restaurants, shopping malls, concert halls and promoters, web sites, airlines, orchestras, etc. Nashville native Alyssa Bonagura always wanted to make a pop album, and the result is her brand new, self-released record Love Hard, which tells her story of falling in love with the kind of flair and heart that is only matched by her excellent vocals and production skills.
Preview it here, befor Payment System. The award, established in by Joe Raposo's family honors his legacy by supporting emerging talent in the area of children's music. Raposo was one of the creators of Sesame Street and its first and longtime musical director. ASCAP and the Creative Coalition recently joined forces to present a special film screening of the recently-released documentary, Paul Williams Still Alive, which was attended by Members of Congress and their staffers.
The contemporary classical composer will receive the award, administered by the Heinz Family Foundation, which recognizes outstanding individuals for their contributions in the areas of: Arts and Humanities, Environment, Human Condition, Public Policy, and Technology, the Economy and Employment. The event will synchronize 10 cities across the nation in an effort to break the record for the most soccer balls ever dribbled by a group at one time.
Hosted by Jermaine Dupri and Devyne Stephens, the event honors music legends that have given back to the Atlanta community. Honorees include T. Conducted at ASCAP's Nashville office by industry veteran Cindy Wilt Colville, each session will provide guidance on the art and craft of successful Christian songwriting and on various business-related topics. Apply today! The south Georgia based group will make their debut with the emotionally powerful single, "Slip On By," produced by Christopher Stevens.
The single was written by the band along with Stevens, and is based on conversations singer Blake Neesmith had with his grandfather, who encouraged him to not l The song became the third 1 for each writer and their second written together. The event was part of an ongoing collaboration between ASCAP and leaders of the urban music scene in Nashville to expose the genre's talent to Child Support is due out on September 25th; preview it here now.
Help shape a strategic plan for the federal governme The Toronto International Film Festival has emerged as one of the most prestigious film fests in the world. We've highlighted a few of the most Can Songwriters Change the Ticketing Industry? Grammy-winning comedian Louis C. Could this new live ticketing strategy be adopted by music creators? Co-written by Neil Thrasher and Michael Dulaney, the hit marked the seventh 1 song for Thrasher and the ninth produced by Michael Knox.
After an acclaimed debut at this year's Sundance, Safety Not Guaranteed opens in theaters on June 8th. The duo came together after other projects ended and they found a rare ability to collaborate. On "How Long," the band showcases songs that take a hard look at p Sundance Wraps Up London Debut. The four-day festival included film screenings and performances all held at the famous O2. A gala to commemorate the Hispanic heritage of students throughout New York City.
The ASCAP Founders Award is our most prestigious honor and is given to songwriters and composers who have made pioneering contributions to music by inspiring and influencing their fellow music creators. Each recipient is a musical innovator who possesses a unique style of creative genius, which w Ian Tyson has been a fixture on Canada's folk-rock scene for nearly six decades.
In "Raven Singer," Tyson, age 78, offers an album of uplifting and contemplative songs framed by his life as a rancher and musician in the foothills of the Canadian Rockies. Tyson's appreciative spirit, genuine grit Spanish composer Lucas Vidal is the youngest Berklee student ever to record the score to a feature film with a full orchestra. He's making good on his auspicious beginnings with his music for upcoming features The Cold Light of Day and The Raven.
We spoke to Vidal about his path to scoring success. The year was In a world torn by war, one man stepped forward from the Earth's 6,,, living souls to bring peace and musical harmony to the world's foremost Performing Rights Organization. David Nail's The Sound Of A Million Dreams brings an earthy soulful voice to songs that take a look at some of life's most challenging moments. Backed by a stellar band with country rock roots, Nail delivers with grit, heart and poignancy, making anything he sings seem as if he has lived it, and Stephen Schwartz will once again take the helm as the program's artistic director among an esteemed group of guest panelists.
In Memoriam: Mike Melvoin, - The composer pool is now available The Song Remains The Same. Mountains Echo Jodie's Name. Jodie Marie is a gifted 20 yearoldsinger-songwriter with an elegant yet piercing light-blues touch, positioning her as the third point in a triangle formed by Joan Baez and Carole King.
Joined by a who's who of singers and rappers, this independ McMahon tells us how he and Nielsen grappled with this career-changing opp Nail and Singleton Celebrate History-Making 1.
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