Jazz

  • Watch: The smooth, jazz version of 'Game of Thrones' opening theme song 10-04-2014 01:58 PM

    To celebrate the season premiere of HBO's 'Game of Thrones,' these guys teamed up with nine time Grammy-nominated sax star Dave Koz for this smooth version of the opening theme song. No Starks were harmed in the making of this video. ...
  • Honda India Auto Expo 2014 lineup: Honda Mobilio, Jazz, Vision XS-1 29-01-2014 04:11 PM

    Honda seems to be on a roll, the Amaze is doing very well for them and the new City is already eyeing top spot in the C-segment. The car has launched before the Auto Expo but will be on display along with the various Modulo accessories specially made for it....
  • 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...
  • Music round-up: 'The Beatles' are back to soothe your nerves 22-12-2013 11:31 AM

    New Delhi: Music is driven by stories, something I witnessed this week. A song never gets old and music is never forgotten. All Sunday to Saturday were surrounded with acoustic, rock, pop, a little bit of jazz, folk and of course the country music. The happenings were such. This is...
  • Bhullar keeps a share of lead after three rounds in Jakarta 30-11-2013 06:36 PM

    Jakarta: Despite a nightmarish start in the third round, Gaganjeet Bhullar kept himself in the fray by finishing with a share of the lead with Thailand's Jazz Janewattananond at the Indonesia Open on Saturday. Bhullar (69) shares the lead after 54 holes with Jazz. Bhullar, ranked sixth on the Asian...
  • Overdrive: Catch all the action from 2013 Tokyo and LA Motor Shows 30-11-2013 06:12 PM

    On this episode of Overdrive, catch all the action from 2013 Tokyo and LA Motor shows, plus all the world motoring news. ...
  • 'Queen of Kolkata's Park Street' Pam Crain dies at 80 17-08-2013 11:13 AM

    Kolkata: Iconic jazz singer and performer Pam Crain, whose voice mesmerised generations of fans in the eastern metropolis, died here due to cardiac arrest, said her husband Don Saigal. The 80-year-old crooner was suffering from respiratory problems that led to a cardiac arrest Wednesday. Known for her singing talents that...
  • Rendezvous with Indian Ocean's Rahul Ram 25-07-2013 01:31 PM

    Rahul Ram is super-busy. The fatigue is audible, and you can believe he's on the other side of 50, though the livewire red-bandanaed stage persona wouldn't give you that impression. The Delhi upbringing is evident in the hard Rs and the seamless and frequent switches between English and Hindi. We...
  • In pics: The life of Queen of Jazz Ella Fitzgerald 25-04-2013 12:51 PM

    New Delhi: On the 96th birthday of jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald, we bring you some of her rarely seen pictures. These pictures depict her life and work. Ella Fitzgerald was also known as the "First Lady of Song", "Queen of Jazz", and "Lady Ella". Jazz vocalist Ella Fitzgerald, at the...
  • Honda to launch next-generation Jazz next year 13-04-2013 11:35 AM

    Mumbai: Japanese auto major Honda today said it plans to roll out a new generation Jazz next year. "We have plans to launch the new generation Jazz in the country some time next year," Honda Cars India senior vice-president for marketing and sales Janeshwar Sen told reporters here at the...
  • Pandit Ravi Shankar was Indian culture's global ambassador: Sitarist Purbayan 12-12-2012 03:36 PM

    Purbayan has performed all over the world and his music has been appreciated by jazz artists Chick Corea, Bela Fleck, and Pat Metheny. He has performed several times with Ustad Zakir Hussain. A disciple of the Maihar Gharana, the school that Pandit Ravi Shankar also came from, he interacted with...
  • Jazz legend Dave Brubeck dies at 91 06-12-2012 12:47 PM

    You don't have to be a jazz aficionado to recognize 'Take Five,' the smoky instrumental by the Dave Brubeck Quartet that instantly evokes swinging bachelor pads, hi-fi systems and cool nightclubs of the 1950s and `60s. 'Take Five' was a musical milestone - a deceptively complex jazz composition that managed...
  • Legendary jazz icon Dave Brubeck dies at 91 06-12-2012 10:58 AM

    Legendary jazz icon Dave Brubeck died in Connecticut, US on Tuesday, a day before his 92nd birthday. The Jazz pianist's choice of novel rhythms, classical structures and brilliant sidemen made him a towering figure in modern jazz. ...
  • The Beatles... fifty years after

    Delhi Musings |  Shormishtha Panja
    On October 5, 1962, exactly fifty years ago, four young men recorded a single the words and music of which they had composed themselves, which...

  • Amit Saigal of Rock Street Journal drowns in Goa 05-01-2012 03:24 PM

    New Delhi: Amit Saigal, founder and editor of music magazine the Rock Street Journal, drowned while swimming off a Goa beach on Thursday, officials said. Saigal was swimming with his friends near their anchored sail boat off Bogmalo beach, 35 km from Panaji in Goa. "Saigal's friends who were present...
  • Chennai Novemberfest: Pak musicians close the show 20-11-2011 08:26 AM

    The closing day of the November fest in Chennai on Friday saw Pakistani musicians Zeb and Haniya perform live in India for the first time. ...
  • Honda slashes prices for the new Jazz 18-08-2011 03:53 PM

    New Delhi: Honda Siel Cars India (HSCI) launched a new version of its compact car, Jazz, priced lower than its existing model at Rs 5.50 lakh to Rs 6.06 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). "During the first couple of years, the company has focused a lot on localisation and cost-down activities through...
  • Amy Winehouse, the beehived soul-jazz diva 23-07-2011 10:55 PM

    London: Amy Winehouse, whose self-destructive habits overshadowed a distinctive musical talent, was found dead Saturday in her London home, police said. She was 27. Winehouse shot to fame with the album "Back to Black," whose blend of jazz, soul, rock and classic pop was a global hit. It won five...
  • India connection at the Grammys this year 11-02-2011 09:01 AM

    Vocalist Chandrika K Tandon and jazz pianist Vijay Iyer are running for Grammys this year. Catch the Grammys LIVE at 6:30 am only on Vh1. You can catch the repeat at 9 pm on the same day. For more Grammy updates, log onto www.facebook.com/vh1india.com ...
  • Grammy nomination for NY-based NRI pianist 02-02-2011 11:20 AM

    Vijay Iyer will fly to Los Angeles for the Grammy Awards 2010 on February 13. ...
  • Overdrive: Mega hatchback comparo 2010 19-09-2010 11:37 PM

    With six test completed, Honda Jazz came out as the runaway leader with 43.5 points out of maximum 60 points. ...
  • Honda Siel launches Jazz in India 10-06-2009 01:28 PM

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  • Full list of winners at 50th annual Grammy Awards 11-02-2008 05:39 AM

    Dubai: Mithali Raj continues to top the batting chart while India stayed at number three position in the latest ICC Women's ODI rankings. Indian batting mainstay Mithali Raj maintained her dominance at the top with 766 rating points followed distantly by West Indian Stafanie Taylor with 743 points, while Shelley...
  • Jazz piano legend Oscar Peterson passes away at 82 25-12-2007 07:59 AM

    Colombo: Sri Lanka's legendary spinner Muttiah Muralitharan is desperate for revenge World Cup victory over Australia on Saturday, four years after his country's final heartache. Sri Lanka lost the controversial 2007 title match in Barbados, when Australia celebrated a third successive triumph, in a match which ended in darkness and...
  • All that jazz keeps B'lore abuzz 26-04-2007 02:35 AM

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  • All that jazz about Bharatnatyam 23-02-2007 03:37 PM

    It’s coming together of the western music and Indian classical dance form - Bharatnatyam and Jazz. ...