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Paul Simon and Sting’s “On Stage Together” tour has been a head-scratcher since it was announced.
Wasn’t Simon’s music part of what the punks and new wavers led by Sting and The Police rebelling against in the late ‘70s? Well, after seeing them together for two hours and 40 minutes Tuesday night at Madison Square Garden, it all becomes a little clearer.
Simon and Sting like each other...Read more »
Ashanti celebrates her new album “Braveheart” at B.B. King Blues Club and Grill on Monday.
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ASHANTI, “I Got It.” At BB King’s Monday.
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Sting announced his joint tour with Paul Simon Tuesday morning, a collaboration that includes a stop at Madison Square Garden on March 4. But last night, his duet partner was Seaford’s Matthew Koma.
Both Sting and Matthew Koma performed sets at The Cherrytree House Live show at Magicopolis in Santa Monica last night, along with Michael Kiwanuka and Michael Einziger. However, the biggest surprise...Read more »
Phil Ramone, the recording industry pioneer and Grammy-winning producer behind landmark albums for numerous stars including Billy Joel, Paul Simon, Ray Charles and Tony Bennett – died Saturday morning in a Manhattan hospital. He was 79.
Though his family has not released the cause of death, Ramone had been admitted at New York Presbyterian Hospital in February after an aortic aneurysm.
“The...Read more »