Early Briefing 11.19.2007: The Music Issue

On Mondays, we turn the Business section over to local news. Here's a sampling of what you'll find in today's Washington Business.


Winston Ernst, left, and Hunter Palmer, both 13, back up Sarah Hebert, 17, at Paul Green's School of Rock in Silver Spring. Paul Green runs 34 schools. (By Kevin Clark -- The Washington Post)

* Move over Beethoven: schools of rock are sprouting up around the D.C. area and putting a modern -- and profitable -- twist on music lessons. See story and video.

* A local woman has become an unofficial impresario for up-and-coming bands seeking stardom outside conventional music industry's channels. See story.

* A director at CACI International has resigned in protest of company chairman Jack P. London's appointment to the board's investor relations committee. See story. Here's CACI's full response.

* The son of former Redskins owner Jack Kent Cooke hopes to create world-class wines at his new Boxwood Winery in the Virginia horse country, and has spared no expense in the effort. See story.

* In today's Federal Diary, Stephen Barr introduces us to a government engineer who has been honored by the Defense Department for pioneering research into bomb-detection technologies. See column.

By Mike Shepard  |  November 19, 2007; 4:30 AM ET  | Category:  Morning Brief
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