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Stories with person: Aretha Franklin
  • Frankie Beverly and Maze returns to Essence Festival 
    Updated: Jul-03-15 1:49 pm

    NEW ORLEANS - For 15 years, thousands of fans dressed all in white entered the Superdome on the final day of the Essence Festival anticipating the soulful sounds of Maze featuring Frankie Beverly, who also dressed in his signature white pants, shirt and baseball cap, would sing into the wee hours of the next day.

  • Audio overkill? Some question benefits of 'high-res' music 
    Updated: Jun-26-15 11:00 am

    LOS ANGELES - Its backers say it does for music lovers what ultra high-definition television has done for couch potatoes.