Grammys for Everybody, From 15 to 50+

Posted on 02/11/2013 by |News, Culture, Sights and Sounds | Comments

Bulletin Today | EntertainmentThe Grammy telecast has become a place where musicians who might never have even met get to play together in unique combinations. This year saw Elton John singing with Ed Sheeran, and the Black Keys joining up with Dr. John and the Preservation Hall Jazz Band in a nod to next week’s Mardi Gras festivities. Watch our 2013 Grammy Awards Showcase Given the assignment to watch the telecast Sunday, I wasn’t just on the “old people watch” (There’s Chick Corea! …

Who is Esperanza Spalding?

Posted on 02/14/2011 by |The Takeaway | Comments

EntertainmentThat wailing you hear? That’s probably your grandchild. See, Justin Bieber was up for Best New Artist at Sunday night’s Grammys and he lost – to a jazz artist named Esperanza Spalding. I’m sure she thinks Justin was ROBBED. But more importantly: Esperanza who?

GRAMMY Countdown!

Posted on 01/27/2010 by |Archived Contributor | Comments

EntertainmentWell, have you got your GRAMMY party lined up yet? I hope so, because the 52nd Annual GRAMMY Awards are taking place this Sunday, January 31st at 8 p.m. EST on CBS. And this year, the savvy Academy voters did a great job recognizing music’s best talent – and sure didn’t leave the rockin’ to the kids! In the category of “Best Solo Rock Vocal Performance,” all the nominees are over 50! And the nominees are…Prince (51), John Fogerty (65), …