8 news items tagged as new york times:

Quote of the Day
January 7, 2015 9:27 am
"His Stone City Band, featuring his longtime saxophonist and arranger, Daniel Le'Melle, was as precise as ever, and Mr. James showed off its dynamics, sometimes conducting with a baton." - New York Times on Rick's performance at Tramps in New York City, January 1998.  MORE
This Week In History
September 4, 2015 8:08 am
This week in 1981 Rick and Teena lit up Madison Square Garden...  MORE
Quote of the Day
September 5, 2016 1:21 pm
"Rick James is a mix of funk, rock, soul & reggae, with Sly Stone & Stevie Wonder the two strongest influences." - The New York Times
Quote of the Day
March 17, 2017 6:55 am
''I had always been a free spirit and [had] always gotten what I wanted.'' - Rick James to New York Times, 2004.   MORE
Quote of the Day
March 20, 2017 6:33 am
"[Rick James'] music is a streamlined mixture of funk, rock, soul and reggae, with Sly Stone and Stevie Wonder the two strongest influences on his singing and writing." - New York Times, 1981.   MORE
Quote of the Day
May 22, 2017 6:41 am
"As much as for his showmanship and his lunacy, James ought to be remembered for his ambition, his fluency, his professionalism.” - The New York Times, 2004.   MORE
Quote of the Day
September 8, 2017 10:55 am
"[Rick James] established himself as both bandleader and personality, presenting himself as a tongue-in-cheek sex symbol." - The New York Times  MORE
Quote of the Day
December 10, 2018 1:01 pm
"James concocted a sound that was sturdy, glossy and irresistible." - NY Times  MORE

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