Francisco Sanchez Gomez, the Spanish guitarist better known as Paco de Lucia, who crossed over into jazz and classical music to take his flamenco style to a global audience, has died. He was 66.
Gary Burton’s mastery of the vibraphone led to work with George Shearing at age 19. Offstage he would come to realize he was gay in jazz’s mostly straight- male world.
The gloves come off in “Seminar,” as do some garments.
The Killers at Barclays Center, the fabled Unicorn, the last ABT appearance by Irina Dvorovenko and the Manhattan Cocktail Classic drinking extravaganza are among the Muse highlights of this weekend.
It’s relatively safe to make some predictions for tomorrow’s Grammy ceremony in Los Angeles:
Jonelle Procope , president of the Apollo Theater Foundation Inc. , remembers getting hooked as a teenager on Stevie Wonder classics like “Living for the City” and “Superstition.”
Tokyo Police Club and Two Door Cinema Club rolled their poppy post-punk tour bus into Terminal 5.
Vocalist Bobby McFerrin , known for his uncanny ability to emulate bumble bees and bassoons, was originally hooked on the piano.
"We carved out 6 days to put something real tight and strong together."
- Chick Corea on Jun 21, 2011