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Review: Bastian Baker tips his hat to Leonard Cohen with 'Hallelujah' Special

Singer-songwriter Bastian Baker has paid homage to the late Leonard Cohen on his birthday with a rumbling version of his classic tune "Hallelujah."

Gretchen Peters talks new album, music career and Leonard Cohen Special

Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Gretchen Peters chatted with Digital Journal about her upcoming studio album "Dancing With the Beast," and her music career.

Review: Hattie Webb's sublime new release To The Bone Special

London - Hattie Webb, one half of the 'sublime' Webb sisters, has released her debut solo album. Described by some as 'baroque pop', it contains many heartfelt and lush new compositions.

Review: Judy Collins ethereal on 'Suzanne' for Leonard Cohen tribute Special

On February 12, veteran music sensation Judy Collins performed "Suzanne" at the Grammy pre-telecast ceremony, in memory of Leonard Cohen.

Op-Ed: Reflecting on the legacy of Leonard Cohen

Singer, songwriter, poet and novelist Leonard Cohen has passed away at the age of 82. Cohen was one of popular music’s most influential songwriters.

Op-Ed: Thank you Mr. Leonard Cohen

Toronto - The death of Leonard Cohen left more than a stunned gap in modern culture. It left an impossibly big pair of boots to fill in music and poetry. Cohen was one of the truly unique, unrepeatable artists of this or any era.

Review: Pentatonix remarkable on Leonard Cohen's 'Hallelujah' Special

A cappella group Pentatonix has just covered "Hallelujah" by Leonard Cohen and they have just taken it to a higher level.

Review: Leonard Cohen returns with a masterful new album Special

Leonard Cohen may have turned 82 but he shows little sign of slowing down, releasing his third album in five years. The new disc contains nine new tracks peppered with lyrical brilliance.

Alanis Morrisette to be inducted into Canadian Music Hall of Fame

The 44th annual 2015 JUNO Awards will be part of the multi-day festivities taking place in Hamilton, Ontario as part of JUNO Week, March 9 – March 15, 2015.

Review: Leonard Cohen delivers a gem with his 'Popular Problems' Special

Canadian poet and songwriter Leonard Cohen has issued a new album, at the age of 80. The album, appropriate to many of Cohen's themes, is titled "Popular Problems."

Review: The Webb Sisters light up London gig

London - The musical sisters - The Webb Sisters - played an intimate and magnificent concert at the London WM Jazz Club, located in the O2 Arena.

Two producers, one concert, many surprises Special

Toronto - Hal Willner is known for his creative music explorations, both on albums and live onstage. Having produced concerts honoring Neil Young, Harry Smith, and Leonard Cohen, Willner now turns his sights to award-winning musician/producer Daniel Lanois.

McGarrigle documentary captures songs of faith, family, and love Special

New York - Canadian singer-songwriter Kate McGarrigle passed away in 2010. A year later, a series of tribute concerts were organized. Filmmaker Lian Lunson captured the New York edition, and, with insightful interviews, turned it into a feature-length documentary.

Leonard Cohen biography offers art and heart Special

Music journalist Sylvie Simmons interviewed a wide range of people to complete her exhaustive biography on Canadian music icon Leonard Cohen. It was a project done, as she says, with "diligence and heart."

Review: Sulha looks into the lives of the Bedouins, novel by Malka Marom Special

Toronto - Malka Marom is a fascinating Canadian-Israeli artist, journalist and producer whose interests and talents cross a spectrum that only some artists dream of experiencing. As a child she had a leading role in the first movie ever filmed in Israel.

Review: Leonard Cohen brings 'Old Ideas' to London Special

Leonard Cohen delivered a scintillating performance at London's Wembley Arena on September 8, as part of the European Leg of his 'Old Ideas' tour. Cohen captivated the crowd with a mix of more recent songs and classics drawn from his past albums.

Leonard Cohen to receive Glenn Gould Prize

Toronto - Acclaimed Canadian singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen is to receive the prestigious Glenn Gould Prize for poetry in May 2012. After receipt of the prize, Cohen will play at a special concert in his honor in Toronto.

Review: Leonard Cohen produces a work of genius with Old Ideas

Old Ideas is Cohen's twelfth studio album with Columbia Records, a career spanning 45 years of a baritone performer who is astonishingly still at the top of his game.

Op-Ed: Critical acclaim ahead of Leonard Cohen's new album release

Montreal - Canadian poet and song-writer Leonard Cohen is set to release his first album for seven years on January 31. The album is called 'Old Ideas'.

Leonard Cohen announces new album to be released in 2012

Musician and poet Leonard Cohen has announced that he will be releasing a new album, called Old Ideas and containing 10 new tracks, in 2012.

Leonard Cohen wins Spanish award

Canadian singer and writer Leonard Cohen has been awarded Spain's prestigious Prince of Asturias Award for Letters for his literary work.

Leonard Cohen Wows Crowd at Vancouver's GM Place Special

Leonard Cohen’s ninth stop on his North American tour in Vancouver was greeted with a standing ovation before a single chord had been struck, setting the tone for the night.

Leonard Cohen to be Inducted into Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Montreal poet and novelist Leonard Cohen will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in March 2008. The other inductees are Madonna, The Dave Clark Five, the Ventures and John Mellencamp.

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The Webb Sisters performing at WM Jazz Club @ The O2 Arena.
The Webb Sisters performing at WM Jazz Club @ The O2 Arena.
The Webb Sisters performing in London  at a jazz club.
The Webb Sisters performing in London, at a jazz club.
Sylvie Simmons interviewed a range of people for her biography of Leonard Cohen  including the man h...
Sylvie Simmons interviewed a range of people for her biography of Leonard Cohen, including the man himself.
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