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Story by Wendy Anderson / Contributing Writer Bill Murray recently released an album, “New Worlds,” with cellist Jan Vogler — and yes, it’s the Bill Murray you’re thinking of. Together, Murray and Vogler have worked on the album for years, and it features Vanessa Perez on piano and Mira Wang on violin. The comedic actor …

Story by Hayden Goodridge / Contributing Writer Kamasi Washington stands as one of the leading voices in today’s jazz culture. Having collaborated with prominent names in hip-hop like Kendrick Lamar and Flying Lotus, the West Coast tenor saxophonist and composer surprised the music world with the 2015 release of his critically acclaimed, ambitiously long jazz …

Story by Erin Alexander / Contributing Writer Dolly​ ​Parton​ ​is​ ​known​ ​nationwide​ ​for​ ​that​ ​classic​ ​country​ ​sound.​ The icon released her​ ​first​ ​album, “Hello I’m Dolly,”​​ ​50 years​ ​ago. Fast-forward half a century, and ​she’s still producing new music for her fans. Except these fans are a bit younger than Parton’s general audience. Parton’s​ ​first​ …

Story by Jordan Trice / Contributing Writer Rising pop artist Torii Wolf takes the music industry by storm in her new EP “Flow Riiot,” a project sure to bring her both the spotlight and a larger fan base. Wolf, signed to TTT records, worked extensively with DJ Premier on her new collection, which surprised many …

Story by Blake Holliday / Contributing Writer It’s normal for pop stars and celebrities to reinvent or revamp their image, which Miley Cyrus has shown countless times over the years. Throughout her career, she’s gone from Disney sweetheart to free-loving hippie, and now with her latest album, she brings it all back to her country …

Story by Blake Holliday / Contributing Writer After having a successful children’s television series and two major motion pictures, SpongeBob Squarepants is finally making his way to Broadway with a new musical. On Friday, the original cast recording for “SpongeBob Squarepants, the New Musical” was released to much anticipation after its successful run in Chicago …