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FILE - In this Aug. 17, 2019, file photo, the "Kind of Blue" album cover is on display at Bull Moose record store in Portland, Maine, on the 60th anniversary of the album's release. Drummer Jimmy Cobb, the last surviving musician who performed on Miles Davis' jazz masterpiece "Kind of Blue," died Sunday, May 25, 2020, at his Manhattan home from lung cancer. He was 91. (AP Photo/David Sharp, File)
Jimmy Cobb, 'Kind of Blue' drummer for Miles Davis, diesJimmy Cobb, a percussionist and the last surviving member of Miles Davis’ 1959 “Kind of Blue” groundbreaking jazz album, has died
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this Jan. 16, 2020 file photo, Brian May, of Queen, attends a press conference ahead of the Rhapsody Tour at a hotel in Seoul. May said he recently had three stents put in after experiencing “a small heart attack.” The guitarist said Monday, May 25 in an Instagram video that the stents were put in after his doctor drove him to a hospital after he starting experiencing symptoms.  (Chung Sung-Jun/Pool Photo via AP)
Brian May reveals recent heart attack, says he's good nowQueen guitarist Brian May says he recently had three stents put in after experiencing “a small heart attack.”
The Associated Press4 hours ago
FILE - In this June 5, 2019, file photo, Morgan Wallen arrives at the CMT Music Awards on at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn. Country music singer Wallen has apologized following his weekend arrest on public intoxication and disorderly conduct charges. News outlets report the 27-year-old Wallen was arrested Saturday, May 23, 2020, after he was kicked out of Kid Rock’s bar in downtown Nashville. (AP Photo/Sanford Myers, File)
Morgan Wallen arrested after ejection from Nashville barCountry music singer Morgan Wallen has apologized following his weekend arrest on public intoxication and disorderly conduct charges
The Associated Press22 hours ago
FILE - In this Nov. 3, 2018, file photo, Japanese novelist Haruki Murakami signs his autograph on his novel "Killing Commendatore" during a press conference at Waseda University in Tokyo. The acclaimed Japanese novelist Murakami, hosting a special radio show from home, painted a brighter side of the world with his favorite music, and said Friday, May 22, 2020, the fight against the coronavirus is a challenge to human wisdom in figuring out ways to help and care each other. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, File)
Author Murakami DJs 'Stay Home' radio show to lift spirits Acclaimed Japanese novelist Haruki Murakami, hosting a special radio show from home, has painted a brighter side of the world with his favorite music
The Associated Press2 days ago
FILE - This March 17, 2019 file photo shows Nav performing at the Juno Awards in London, Ontario, in Canada. Nav's latest “Good Intentions” project debuted this week at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
Nav on back-to-back No. 1s and learning from The WeekndCanadian-Indian rapper Nav has no problem being signed to one of the biggest artists in the world
The Associated Press3 days ago
In prison, producer finds new voice for inmates, and himselfWhile serving time at San Quentin State Prison, music producer David Jassy taught inmates how to write and produce music
The Associated Press3 days ago
FILE - This Sept. 11, 2019 file photo shows John Prine accepting the Album of the Year award at the Americana Honors & Awards show in Nashville, Tenn. The Recording Academy has released a new recording of John Prine’s “Angel From Montgomery” with proceeds going to support the MusiCares COVID-19 Relief Fund. Prine died in April at age 73 from complications associated with the new coronavirus. (AP Photo/Wade Payne, File)
Recording Academy records John Prine song for charityThe Recording Academy has released a new recording of John Prine’s “Angel From Montgomery” with proceeds going to support the MusiCares COVID-19 Relief Fund
The Associated Press3 days ago
FILE - This Sept. 14, 2019 file photo shows Adam Schlesinger at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards in Los Angeles. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
Luminaries Lost: A look at some of the artists lost to virusThe coronavirus has claimed the lives of artists and artisans, writers and actors, musicians and media figures
The Associated Press4 days ago
FILE - This May 5, 2019 file photo shows Alex Trebek presenting an award at the 46th annual Daytime Emmy Awards in Pasadena, Calif. The “Jeopardy!” veteran host's nomination for best game show host could give him for a second consecutive win in the category. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
Kelly Clarkson, Alex Trebek among Daytime Emmy nomineesThe first season of “The Kelly Clarkson Show” received Daytime Emmy Awards nominations for best talk show and host
The Associated Press4 days ago
FILE - In this Aug. 13, 2017 file photo, Roger Daltrey of The Who performs at the 2017 Outside Lands Music Festival at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco. Daltrey is concerned that the coronavirus pandemic will have a devastating effect on teens with cancer. The Who frontman, along with bandmate Pete Townsend, started the Teen Cancer America foundation in 2012 to deal with the specific needs of teenage cancer patients. But funding depends on live performances, and with venues closed and touring postponed, the organization could be in trouble.(Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP, File)
The Who's Roger Daltrey concerned about teens with cancer Roger Daltrey worries that the coronavirus pandemic will have a devastating effect on a special group of people in need — teens with cancer
The Associated Press4 days ago
CORRECTS THE SCHOOL BAND NAME TO ROOSEVELT HIGH SCHOOL - FILE - This May 15, 2005 file photo shows Jazz great Wynton Marsalis performing with the Roosevelt High School in Seattle during the 10th Annual Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Competition and Festival in New York. The coronavirus pandemic has altered the annual competition and festival but it will still go on. The event will take place from June 8-12 on Jazz at Lincoln Center’s website, social media accounts and also through Zoom. This year marks the 25th anniversary of the program. (AP Photo/Gina Gayle, File)
Jazz competition for high school students goes virtualThe coronavirus pandemic has altered the annual Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Competition & Festival
The Associated Press4 days ago
FILE - In this May 30, 2009 file photo, Little Richard performs at The Domino Effect, a tribute concert to New Orleans rock and roll musician Fats Domino, at the New Orleans Arena in New Orleans.  Little Richard, the self-proclaimed “architect of rock ‘n’ roll” whose piercing wail, pounding piano and towering pompadour irrevocably altered popular music while introducing black R&B to white America, has died Saturday, May 9, 2020.(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
Little Richard laid to rest at Alabama alma materLittle Richard has been laid to rest at his alma mater in north Alabama
The Associated Press4 days ago
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