Music Entertainment News, including CDs, Concerts, and Gadget News


Music Entertainment News, including CDs, Concerts, and Gadget News

New Young Artists Concert Series Sizzles with Multi-Cultural Sounds and Stunning Performers

QUEENS, N.Y. -- The Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning mixes the rich, vibrant and scintillating sound of four continents in its New Young Artists (NYA) concert series scheduled for Friday, March 16 and Saturday, March 17 at 7 p.m. The NYA series will showcase African, jazz, rhythm and blues, funk, reggae, and Latin music; audiences can travel the world in just two days.

Music Video Launched for First Single from The Crazed + Dazed Album

Crazed and DazedLOS ANGELES, Calif. -- As befits anything from an album by DJ Insane and The G-Man, the first music video is one of the strangest ever posted online. The opening track, entitled "Trans Addiction," from the U.S. album CRAZED + DAZED (Delvian Records, UPC 6-75604-10252-0), has prompted an advertising copywriter in India to use open source film footage by an avant-garde German director to create the "Trans Addiction Wine Symphony."

Bassist Jay Leonhart Presents Jazz at Symphony Space in New York City

Jazz HitsNEW YORK, N.Y. -- New York City audiences will have the rare opportunity on Sunday night, January 28, to hear "Jazz Hits from the Broadway Stage," a swinging, intimate program of well-known Broadway show tunes performed by some of the city's most-accomplished and well-known jazz musicians. It is sure to be a treat for general audiences and jazz lovers alike.

Startling New Info in Biography from Sam Cooke's Family

CHICAGO, Ill. -- The LJR Group today announced publication of a revised edition of the book "Our Uncle Sam: The Sam Cooke Story From His Family's Perspective" (ISBN: 1-4120-6498-8, Written by Cooke's great-nephew Erik Greene, Our Uncle Sam not only emphasizes Cooke's accomplishments in music history, but gives the reader an inside look on the childhood influences that drove him to excel.

60s Rock and Roll Icon Dee Dee Phelps Introduced at the Book Publicists of Southern California Awards Dinner

Dee Dee PhelpsLOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Dee Dee Phelps, author of "Vinyl Highway," singing as Dick and Dee Dee in the Sixties was introduced to a sold out audience by Book Publicists of Southern California founder Irwin Zucker, with comedian Fred Travalena and game show host Wink Martindale, at the 12th Annual IRWIN Awards dinner and program for Book Publicists of Southern California on October 11th in Studio City, California. and Lionsgate Films Congratulate Jessica Simpson with VIP Party for Her New Movie 'Employee of The Month'

Jessica Simpson - diamond kissHOUSTON, Texas -- Jessica Simpson was greeted by flashes and photographers as she arrived at an exclusive party celebrating the pre-screening of her film "Employee of the Month" by Lionsgate. worked with Lionsgate to throw the celebration at the Tenjune lounge in New York City and congratulated the star with a triple set of matching yellow sapphire, amethyst and diamond bangle bracelets valued at $3500, which she wore to the event.

Midwest Cities Brace Themselves in Anticipation of the Delicious ROX Festival 2006

Delicious ROX FestivalKANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Andaro Entertainment and Revolver Magazine in association with Monster Energy Drinks and Budweiser the King of Beers present: The Delicious ROX Festival 2006 - the Midwest's all-ages, all-day premier showcase for up-and-coming and unsigned talent.

Rising Star Belinda Rio Kicks Off Fla. Tour at Orlando Rep Sept. 22-23, 2006

Vocalist Belinda RioORLANDO, Fla. -- With the astronomical success of American Idol, there's no question that America loves to cheer for up-and-coming music stars. Orlando will have an opportunity to help create a new pop star in Latin beauty, Belinda Rio, when she makes her concert debut at the Orlando Repertory Theatre

Vibe Magazine Features Musican Mark McLaughlin

NEW YORK, N.Y. -- VIBE Magazine's January 2006 issue features unsigned draft pick Mark McLaughlin. Based on the R&B single "Brooklyn" VIBE states, "McLaughlin pays homage to hip hop heroes and reminisces over summer park jams in his street-hardened baritone."