Blues is a genre and musical form, grown out of spirituals and work songs by African Americans, in the so-called “Cotton States” of the US in the late 1800s. Historically, Rhythm and Blues is an eminently Afro-American popular music genre combining jazz, gospel, and blues influences. According to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, soul is “music that...

Jazz music has a long history and many influences. With Jazz Italian Style: From its Origins in New Orleans to Fascist Italy and Sinatra (available February from Cambridge University Press, $44.99), Anna Harwell Celenza examines the Italian influences on the development of American popular music. When jazz arrived in Italy at the conclusion of Worl...

Here’s a little perspective on how long Tony Bennett has been a star: “Hank,” a recent biography of country music icon Hank Williams, notes that Bennett was one of the first “pop” stars to have a crossover hit with one of Williams’ songs, “Cold, Cold Heart.” Williams died in 1953. There isn’t much Bennett hasn’t done in his career. He’s gone from r...

Wed, March 15, 2017, 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM CDT. Numero 28, 452 West 2nd Street, Austin, TX 78701 Join Italy's official Sxsw 2017 party APERITIVO ITALIANO with live music, dj set and high end italian appetizer. Live Performances and Dj Set By Altre di B , Birthh, Damien McFly, Echopark, Gio Sada & BariSmoothSquad, Giungla, Halfalib, Nothing For Breakfa...

L’Emilia-Romagna espone un altro dei suoi gioielli nella vetrina di New York: il Festival Verdi, a Parma e Busseto dal 28 settembre al 22 ottobre prossimi, è stato presentato nel tardo pomeriggio di ieri all’Istituto Italiano di Cultura della metropoli americana dal direttore generale del Teatro Regio di Parma, Anna Maria Meo, e dal presidente dell...

Northwestern Opera Theater will present "Amore senza fine" Monday, Feb. 20 at 5:30 p.m. in the Friedman Student Union Ballroom. Tickets are $10. Admission is free for Northwestern State, BPCC@NSU and Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts students with a current student I.D."Amore senza fine" is an operatic journey exploring love, fidelity...

The Verdi Festival in Emilia-Romagna, renowned among opera-lovers around the world, has been nominated by the International Opera Awards for both the Best Festival and Best New Production. Winners will be announced on May 7, 2017.  This year’s Festival Verdi, dedicated to the 150th anniversary of Arturo Toscanini’s birth, is scheduled during Emilia...

The Venice Baroque Orchestra, one of Europe’s finest period instrument ensembles, performs in Danville at Centre College’s Norton Center for the Arts on Feb. 20 in a program featuring Antonio Vivaldi’s vividly programmatic “Four Seasons” concertos, with the zesty, challenging solos played by rising Scottish star Nicola Benedetti. “This performance...

Quando: Mar 28 Feb 2017 Dalle 18:30 alle 20:30 - Luogo:Istituto Italiano di Cultura, San Francisco Organizzato da : Leonardo da Vinci Society - In collaborazione con : Istituto Italiano di Cultura - Ingresso : Libero An evening about Italian Music with Rolando Giambelli: photographer, musician, and judge at the 2016 San Remo Festival, who will talk...

Quella fra industria e cultura musicale è una relazione feconda che Cremona Musica International Exhibitions stimola da diverso tempo, promuovendo un modello fieristico nel quale mercato e arte rappresentano le due facce della stessa medaglia. Allo stesso modo, anche il NAMM di Anaheim – la manifestazione di Los Angeles punto di riferimento a livel...