Music Features

Marcus Simeone

'The Truth About....' Marcus Simeone

By Kevin Scott Hall | Sep 17
EDGE caught up with cabaret great Marcus Simeone as he prepares for a series of shows at Don't Tell Mama. He talks about his career, music, happiness & relationships.

Robert Plant Is Back

Dig These Discs :: Robert Plant, Basement Jaxx, El Pintor, Odessa, Kiesza

By Winnie McCroy | Sep 16
Both Robert Plant releases his first album since 2005, and Basement Jaxx drops their first in five years. Interpol gets closer to their classic sound. Plus check out new EPs by Odessa and Kiesza. Fall into fall, in this week's Dig These Discs!

Ann Hampton Callaway

Ann Hampton Callaway Gets Sassy

By John Amodeo | Sep 15
Ann Hampton Callaway offers her tribute to the late, great Sarah Vaughan with "From Sassy to Divine: The Sarah Vaughan Project," which she brings to Scullers this week as well as a CD release. EDGE spoke to Callaway about remembering Vaughan.

Ariana Grande

Ariana Grande Reaches Top Tier Pop Status With 'My Everything'

By Jason St. Amand | Sep 11
Ariana Grande is the first female pop star to have her first two albums reach the no. 1 spot on Billboard since Susan Boyle in 2010. What does this mean for the young singer and the pop landscape?

Bill Stewart

Philly Celebrates Gay Jazz Artists

By Tro Petenbrink | Sep 7
Said to be the first LGBT jazz festival ever produced in the United States, OutBeat is set to take place in Philadelphia on the final days of summer, Thursday, Sept. 18 to Sunday, Sept. 21.


CD Reviews

On The Town - Original London Cast Recording

By Steven Bergman | Sep 16
Sony Masterworks continues to release new digital soundtracks from their vaults. This recording is the 1963 London Cast of an underrated Leonard Bernstein classic.

Julian Wachner: Symphony No. 1, ""Incantations and Lamentations"" and Voices

By Steven Bergman | Sep 12
An extensive three-disc set recognizes a quarter century of compositions from composer / conductor / organist, Julian Wachner.

Too Weird To Live, Too Rare To Die

By Christian Cintron | Sep 9
Love them or hate them Panic! at the Disco aren't going anywhere. This album proves that they and their sound can involve and fit in well among the pop and rock of today.


Performance Reviews

The Australian Bee Gees

The Australian Bee Gees

By Matthew Martello | Mar 24
The Australian Bee Gees celebrate their 1,000th performance at Excalibur Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.