Music Review: Jay-Z Headlines a Concert at Carnegie Hall

There was a fascinating cross section of wealth in New York at Jay-Z’s charity show at Carnegie Hall on Monday.



Clare Fischer, Arranger and Keyboardist, Is Dead at 83

Mr. Fischer was influential in jazz and arranged pop and R&B compositions for the likes of Paul McCartney, Michael Jackson, Prince and Celine Dion.



Music Review: Super Bowl — No Longer an Upset: Madonna Acts Her Age

Madonna, 53, danced her way back toward worldwide visibility Sunday as the halftime attraction for the Super Bowl, with a giant supporting cast and a downright benign stance.



Music Review: Prism Quartet and Music From China at Weill Recital Hall

The Prism Quartet and Music From China performed new pieces by Lei Liang, Fang Man, Huang Ruo and Bright Sheng at Weill Recital Hall on Friday night.



Music: Stones, Chieftains, Beach Boys and El Gran Combo Turn 50

The Rolling Stones, the Chieftains, the Beach Boys and El Gran Combo, all 50 years old and still relevant.