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Montreux Jazz Festival

Al Jarreau began by singing with Milwaukee R&B combos in the early 1960s; by the mid-’70s he was a rising jazz vocalist on the national stage. He has performed at the prestigious Montreux Jazz Festival many times since then, including the 1... more

May 3, 2016 3:46 PM Album Reviews

The Montreux Jazz Festival has been the stage for Carlos Santana and John McLaughlin several times, but the sometimes partners played together at the annual event for the first time in 2011. Invitation to Illumination: Live at Montreux 2011... more

Sep 29, 2015 6:23 PM Album Reviews

Driven by passion and poverty, the legendary Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow embarked on a murderous two-year crime spree during the Great Depression. In the A&E Channel documentaries on this DVD, the couple lived by stealing, maintained clo... more

Nov 17, 2013 7:55 PM Home Movies

 Emergingfrom the jazz scene of the 1940s, Miles Davis and Quincy Jones took verydifferent routes on a journey that eventually shared at least one common theme.Both tried to engage the pop music world—Jones with a straightforwar.. more

Mar 7, 2013 8:30 PM I Hate Hollywood

By the time Simply Red disbanded in 2010, singer Mick Hucknall and company had scored many gold albums and international hit singles such as “Money's too Tight to Mention,” “Holding Back the Years” and “The Right Thing.” These and many other pop s.. more

May 29, 2012 11:26 AM I Hate Hollywood

Miles Davis was thin and cool, his face half hidden behind bumblebee shades. He glanced warily at his band and past the cameras ringing the stage at the 1973 Montreux Jazz Festival. The electronic tinkle and hum from the musicians as they warmed.. more

Jun 23, 2011 12:46 PM I Hate Hollywood

You might not know Mat Kearney (although VH1 thinks you ought to, that’s why the station once booked him on their “You Oughta Know Tour”), but if you watch TV, there’s a good chance you’ve heard some of his music. It’s more

Oct 12, 2009 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

Though Bright Eye was already an amorphous project, with a revolving line-up from album to album and tour to tour, Oberst put that group on hiatus last year to release a self-titled solo album, which he recorded with a new ensemble dubbed... more

Jun 25, 2009 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

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