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Mitch Myers

Esperanza Spalding, Janelle Monae, Rufus Wainwright Highlight 33rd Montreal Jazz Festival

More than 2 million visitors are expected as 3,000 acts from 30 countries celebrate the event's 33rd edition set in the heart of the recently completed Quartier de spectacles.

A Look Back at Bob Dylan’s First Album on the 50th Anniversary of Its Release

The self-titled debut, released on this day in 1962, was not a big seller for Columbia Records, causing some to question why producer-executive John Hammond signed the raw young troubadour.

Murdoch Vs. Allen Ginsberg’s ‘Moloch’: The Mash-Up

What happens when you substitute Rupert Murdoch for "Moloch" in Allen Ginsberg's haunting poem from "Howl?" Some 55 years later, the results are eerily telling.

Singer Charlie Louvin Dies at 83

The Country Music Hall of Famer and half of the Louvin Brothers duo passed away Wednesday from complications of pancreatic cancer. His unique artistry touched the likes of The Everly Brothers, Gram…

Captain Beefheart Dies at 69

Complications related to multiple sclerosis claimed the life of the musician and visual artist, who was an influence on Tom Waits, the White Stripes and 'Simpsons' creator Matt Groening.