Tuesday, September 6 2011
Nikolas Ashford and Valerie Simpson stood for all that was true and eternal and clear-eyed about adult love and relationships. Romance resounded in every note.
Thursday, April 3 2008
For nighttime dwellers, Ashford & Simpson's music was a sanctified libation. This set showcases why they held court on the steamiest of nights.
Tuesday, August 23 2011
In life, in words, and in music, Nickolas Ashford never gave less than the real thing. Where does 50 years of music go? They conduct symphonies of memories in the mind.
Sunday, November 20 2011
CHICAGO — Valerie Simpson says she never really used to think much about posterity. After all, there was still so much work to be done with
Friday, August 26 2011
The songwriting world lost two titans Monday when Nickolas Ashford and Jerry Leiber died within hours of each other. Ashford, 70, co-wrote a trove of hits