Tel Aviv goes to Jamaica to find the ‘Congo Beat’

The heart knows, the mind knows, and when there is love behind the beat, borders are blown into a trillion pieces. That’s the power of music.

Earth, Wind & Fire’s Maurice White has ‘Reached the Stars’

Maurice White of Earth, Wind & Fire moves on.

David Bowie: The difference between being a musical chameleon and appropriating

If you were to put all of David Bowie’s albums into a bin and grab three of them blindly, you would get three different listening experiences.

Rock ‘n roll is here to stay at Lehman Center in the Bronx

Lead singer of The Coasters, J.W. Lance, was happy to discuss his upcoming appearance with the group

Paley Center to present Bowie screening series

The Paley Center of Media will pay tribute to the extraordinary legacy of David Bowie by reprising its landmark screening exhibition

Direct from Cuba, Septeto Nacional makes debut at Lehman

Music genius Ignacio Pineiro formed Septeto Nacional in 1927 in Central Havana.

Beyonce to join Coldplay for Super Bowl 50 halftime show

Let's hope the lights stay on this time.

‘Big Band Holidays’ joy at JALC

Christmas trees along the streets of Manhattan are a sure sign that the holiday season is underway, and that time of year was underscored last weekend at Jazz at Lincoln Center when the orchestra struck up a medley of familiar ...

Afro-Cuban oriented Tiempo Libre brings salsa rhythms to the Met

Tiempo Libre’s founder, Jorge Gómez, says his band is revved up for their upcoming Dec. 18 concert at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Busta busts through hip-hop’s glass ceiling

Let me tell you, the Busta Rhymes show at the Prudential was phenomenal!

Russell at Birdland, Zon del Barrio, Fourplay at 25

The vocalist Catherine Russell has a fresh, vibrant sound formulated in the blues and jazz tradition that has become an enticement to her ever-growing fan base.

6 holiday albums you should be listening to this season

Check out these 2015 holiday albums that are sure to "make your spirit bright"

Hip Hop heavy hitters shine at 'Hot for the Holidays'

Hot 97 Hot for the Holiday brings top hip hop acts to Newark.

Rapper 2 Chainz pays disabled veteran's rent for a year

One disabled veteran has a famous rapper to thank for making her holiday season much easier.

Kendrick Lamar leads Grammy nominations

Taylor Swift left anything but a "Blank Space" in the nominations for the 58th Grammy Awards, receiving nods in the Big Three categories -- album, record and song of the year -- though hip-hop artist Kendrick Lamar outdid her for ...