Myles's otherworldly voice, choir direction and transcendent pianism -- not to mention his wild stagecraft, the sequined suits and the flowing Jheri-curl -- struck some as the second coming of Little Richard. But Leo experienced a prophet. He vowed to devote himself to helping Myles deliver his message to the wider world.
I appreciate BET reaching out to me to offer their apologies and rectify this situation. However, I've left the door open
Chats With Ivan Neville and The Berman Brothers, Plus Exclusives by Geneviéve Bellemare, Home Video and Dream Alive
Ivan Neville: "I've bleen doing a little bit of this, a little bit of that, you know. I'm playing with my band Dumpstaphunk and doing other stuff, a few recording sessions here and there."
Managing Michael Jackson and More: A Chat with Ron Weisner, Plus William Beckett and Noel Exclusives
Ron Weisner: "When you're involved in the music world that I've been involved with, I was in the record end of it first and then the management next, then the television live concert world, and each relates to each other in a different way."
Vienna Teng is upfront about the ways she creates and performs music that's daring and dynamic. The classically trained pianist and Californian-born singer-songwriter embraces technology to enhance her sound, and isn't afraid to let everyone know it.
Chatting with Booker T. Jones and Anton Fig, The Young Presidents at Alzheimer's Benefit, and Leerone and Rainbow Chan Exclusives
Artists Ivan Neville, Anton Fig, Blondie Chaplin, Corey Glover, Adam Ezra and others will perform with The Young Presidents on July 25th at New York's The Cutting Room. Anton Fig talks about the event and more in the below interview.
"There's a lot of ways to do a live album; you can just record a few shows and throw a quick mix on it and throw it out there and if the playing is good enough, it'll hold up."
Bhi Bhiman, SF's Most Exciting New Songwriter, Talks American Idol And The Perils Of Being The Sri Lankan Woody Guthrie (VIDEOS)
Favorite San Francisco meal? Little Chihuahua's burritos are pretty good, but I'd have to go with the soft tofu soup from
"Hell No (I'm Not Alright")": A Nanci Griffith Video, Plus Conversations With Scorpions' Klaus Meine and Adam Arcuragi
Intersection's first single, "Hell No (I'm Not Alright)," is Nanci Griffith's ode to the Occupy movements, expressing the frustration felt over economics, politics as usual and beyond.
SHOF/PBS Chats: Billy Joel, Jimmy Jam, Jimmy Webb, Garth Brooks, Allan Toussaint, Dwight Yoakum, Hal David, Paul Williams...
Earlier this year, I was lucky enough to exchange a few words with many terrific songwriters and artists ranging from Billy Joel and Garth Brooks to Jimmy Jam and Jimmy Webb and even an exec or two as they that walked the red carpet at the Songwriters Hall Of Fame awards show.
Moments before he accepted the Bob Hope Humanitarian Award from his lovely friend and former hospital co-worker Julianna Margulies, George Clooney proved once and for all what a truly great humanitarian he is.
Today, I have a semi-modest proposal for those same young Americans who will likely inherit this big mess: do something, and do it with "A Little Less Conversation" and little more action.