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The University of the Arts "Z" Big Band has been recognized as one of the best collegiate ensembles in the nation.
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Lauren Lipton
June 17, 2019 - 2:46 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Students in Philadelphia get a chance to perform before they graduate and do it for real. The University of the Arts' "Z" Big Band has been recognized as one of the best collegiate ensembles in the nation. "The band is basically the top students in the music...
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Hill Freedman World Academy students produced an album with Live Connections.
Justin Udo/KYW Newsradio
Justin Udo
May 30, 2019 - 4:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Some Philadelphia high school students team up with music industry professionals to put an album together. "It's all in the music. You listen to the music, you feel what I'm saying," said Ebony Edwards, who doesn't care to talk about her emotions. But by working on...
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Apple's new iPod Touch comes with a faster chip.
Apple/CNN
May 28, 2019 - 6:15 pm
By Shannon Liao, CNN Business (CNN) -- Apple hasn't forgotten iPod touch lovers: On Tuesday it released the first new iPod since 2015. Although the iPod may seem outdated to some, its smaller size and cheaper price help Apple attract a different market segment than customers who buy its premium...
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Woodstock
Stephen Chernin/AP, file
May 16, 2019 - 11:34 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Woodstock 50 festival is back on after a court rebuffed an ex-investor's effort to cancel the anniversary extravaganza — but organizers will have to do without some $18 million, at least for now. Manhattan judge Barry Ostrager ruled Wednesday that the festival's former chief...
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Woodstock
Stephen Chernin/AP, file
May 10, 2019 - 6:50 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A dispute over the future of the Woodstock 50 festival has spiraled into a court fight, with organizers suing and at least temporarily silencing a former investor that sought to call off the anniversary show. Woodstock 50 organizers are accusing ex-partner Dentsu Aegis Network of...
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In this Tuesday, April 3, 2018 file photo, a trading post sports the Spotify logo on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.
Richard Drew/AP Photo, File
April 29, 2019 - 11:54 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Music streaming service Spotify said Monday that its paying subscribers have reached 100 million for the first time, up 32% on the year and almost twice the latest figures for Apple Music. The Stockholm-based company called the figure, which was reached during the first...
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This cover image released by Warner Bros. Records and TIDAL shows "Originals," a release of music from the late pop icon Prince.
Warner Bros. Records and TIDA via AP
April 25, 2019 - 11:34 am
By The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — A new Prince album featuring his versions of songs he wrote for other artists will be released in June. The 15-track "Originals" will include "Nothing Compares 2 U," the No. 1 hit for Sinéad O'Connor; "The Glamorous Life," Sheila E.'s signature song and Top...
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This May 15, 2008 file photo shows Emma Cenholt, 3, of Trumbull, Conn., playing on a memorial at the site of the Woodstock Music and Arts Fair in Bethel, N.Y.
Mike Groll/AP Photo, File
April 25, 2019 - 11:26 am
By Mesfin Fekadu, AP Music Writer NEW YORK (AP) — The much-anticipated sale of tickets for this summer's Woodstock 50 anniversary concerts have been put on hold for now. Tickets for the three-day festival on Aug. 16-18 were supposed to be available on Monday. The festival released a statement...
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LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 17: Kanye West onstage at adidas Creates 747 Warehouse St. - an event in basketball culture on February 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California.
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April 21, 2019 - 6:46 pm
By Amir Vera (CNN) - - Kanye West blessed fans with a new song during his Sunday Service set at Coachella. "This a new joint right here, it's called 'Water,'" West said as he transitioned from the Gospel rendition of his hit " All Falls Down ." Def Jam Recordings was also live tweeting during West'...
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Fleetwood Mac
Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, file
April 18, 2019 - 4:21 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fleetwood Mac has announced rescheduled dates for its North America tour that were postponed earlier this month because singer Stevie Nicks had the flu. The Grammy-winning band is set to play Boston on Oct. 28 and Philadelphia on Nov. 3. Canadian dates include Quebec City on Oct...
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