Strumming their guitars and clapping together, American musician Lanny Cordola and his Afghan pupils sing a Bob Marley tune as they sit on a hill in Kabul. The song is one of several the guitarist has taught the children to play at The Miraculous Love Kids music school he founded where he hopes to help some 50 students, mostly girls from poor families. "My hope is that ... everybody in Afghanistan will pick up a guitar and sing and make music," Cordola said....more
LOS ANGELES (AP) â Herb Alpert's foundation has given $10.1 million to endow music education at Los Angeles City College....more
R&B sensation The Weeknd released a snippet of music on Wednesday after hinting at a collaboration with reclusive French electronic duo Daft Punk. The Canadian singer, who a year ago burst into the mainstream with his Grammy-nominated album "The Beauty Behind the Madness," uploaded what appeared to be new music onto Instagram without further visuals or commentary. The track is driven by The Weeknd's distinctively wide-ranging R&B-tinged voice but with a light electronic accompaniment.
LOS ANGELES (AP) â Elton John, Britney Spears, Alicia Keys and Calvin Harris are among the performers at this year's Apple Music Festival....more