Composer

  • Legendary Jazz composer Yusef Lateef dies at 93 25-12-2013 12:23 PM

    Boston: Grammy award-winning multi-instrumentalist musician Yusef Lateef, known for his innovative fusion of American Jazz with Indian raga, died. He was 93. The musician, who was suffering from prostrate cancer for several months, died yesterday at his home in Shutesbury, Massachusetts, reported Ace Showbiz. Lateef was born William Emanuel Huddleston...
  • Only good songs leave an impact: Roop Kumar Rathod 02-11-2013 03:10 PM

    Mumbai: Singer-composer Roop Kumar Rathod believes the listeners and audience never ask for item songs and it is the melodious numbers that leave a bigger impact than the former. "My song 'Maula mere maula' has 1 crore 20 lakh views on Youtube. It is very far from any 'Munni' (Badnaam)...
  • Google doodles Claude Debussy's 151st birthday with a riverside scene set to Clair de lune 22-08-2013 06:20 AM

    New Delhi: The lights on the houses by the riverside turn off and on synchronised to the piano strings playing Claude Debussy's 'Clair de lune'. This is Google's romantic tribute to the French composer on his 151st birth anniversary. Born on August 22, 1862, Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France, Claude Debussy's (his full...
  • Elliott Carter dies in New York at age 103 06-11-2012 12:06 PM

    New York: Classical composer Elliott Carter, whose challenging, rhythmically complex works earned him widespread admiration and two Pulitzer Prizes, has died at age 103. Music publishing company Boosey and Hawkes didn't give a cause of death that occurred yesterday. In a 1992 Associated Press interview, Carter described his works as...
  • Music composers unhappy with court ruling on rights 03-08-2011 10:01 AM

    The Bombay High Court ruling that music companies own the rights has composers and lyricists up in arms. ...
  • Bombay HC ruling upsets music composers 02-08-2011 09:22 PM

    The Bombay High Court rules that it's the music company and not composers who own the rights for songs. ...
  • I always wanted to work in Bollywood: Prasad 31-07-2011 04:59 PM

    Mumbai: After the success of "Dhinka Chika" song from Salman Khan starrer "Ready", southern composer Devi Sri Prasad, who was always keen to work in Bollywood, is now keen to sign new projects and take forward his alliance with Hindi films. "There are lots of offers started pouring in from...
  • SP Balasubramanian talks about RD Burman 15-06-2011 04:50 PM

    SP Balasubramanian talks about his favourite RD Burman compositions as he releases the book 'RD Burman -The man, The Music' on the legend. ...
  • A tribute to Ilaiyaraaja the music maestro 06-06-2011 09:48 AM

    A tribute to film composer, singer and lyricist Gnanadesikan Ilaiyaraaja on his 68th birthday. ...
  • Rahman pays tribute to Jackson in Delhi concert 12-08-2009 02:48 AM

    Rahman was in Delhi on Tuesday to celebrate 50 years of DoorDarshan TV. ...
  • Vishal-Shekhar revisit their biggest hits 19-01-2008 05:24 PM

    New Delhi: The 3rd match of the West Indies-Pakistan ODI series will get underway at the Kensington Oval, Barbados on Thursday. The home team who are trailing 2-0 in the series will be hoping for a resurrection as another loss would mean giving the series away as souvenir to the...
  • Bank on Louiz for an item number 24-02-2007 01:38 AM

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  • Rahman nephew set to rock music world 28-09-2006 06:33 PM

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