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  • Singer, widow of Marcus Belgrave holding benefit concert 
    Updated: Feb-07-16 12:28 pm

    DETROIT - The widow of internationally acclaimed jazz trumpeter Marcus Belgrave has launched a scholarship in his name with a benefit concert featuring some of his well-known protégés.

  • Online auditions offered to join Muscle Shoals music scene 
    Updated: Feb-02-16 5:18 pm

    MUSCLE SHOALS, Alabama - In the past, aspiring singers and songwriters were auditioned in person in the course of a day at FAME Recording Studios during a call for new talent.

  • Puccini's last opera next up for Met HD broadcast 
    Updated: Jan-27-16 11:02 am

    NEW YORK - You won't hear Nina Stemme singing in Act 1 of Puccini's "Turandot," but watch closely and you'll spot her - looming over Franco Zeffirelli's massive set on a 12-foot-high platform placed 65 feet back from the orchestra pit.