London's jazz scene is in full swing. Young, energetic musicians have taken classic jazz and put their own unique spin on it. Jazz is now making its way into the city's major venues.
The Berlin-born pianist, composer and conductor won four Oscars for his musical work on films and conducted all of Europe's great orchestras. He has died in New York at the age of 89.
Bauer Media is promising to bring classical music to a new generation with the launch of Scala Radio. The Hamburg-headquartered firm already owns the second-largest private radio group in Britain with nearly 90 stations.
Amy Winehouse was an exceptional talent whose wild and too brief career was cut short seven years ago today. On July 23, 2011, the soul singer died of alcohol poisoning and became yet another member of the "27 Club."
Ahead of the release of Deep Purple's Ian Gillan's album with his boyhood band The Javelins, DW discussed with him how the whole rock'n'roll myth was built. The singer also offers good advice for aspiring musicians.
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