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Michael Feinstein, BoDeans, Doktor Kaboom and More Set for Music by the Lake's 2015 Lineup Michael Feinstein, BoDeans, Doktor Kaboom and More Set for Music by the Lake's 2015 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - March 25, 2015

Outdoor summer entertainment venue Music by the Lake, presented by George Williams College of Aurora University, announces its 15th annual season presenting six artist debuts and a range of musical genres and shows, including American classics, jazz, contemporary rock, comedy for families, pop and c... (more...)
Trumpeter Chris Botti Comes to Play Van Wezel, 4/17 Trumpeter Chris Botti Comes to Play Van Wezel, 4/17
by BWW News Desk - March 25, 2015

Playing with his uniquely expressive sound and soaring musical imagination, trumpeter Chris Botti comes to the Van Wezel on Friday, April 17, 2015 at 8pm.... (more...)
Les Paul Foundation to Celebrate 100th Birthday of Namesake This Summer Les Paul Foundation to Celebrate 100th Birthday of Namesake This Summer
by BWW News Desk - March 25, 2015

The Les Paul Foundation has announced the official “100th Birthday of Les Paul,” a year-long celebration to launch the famous inventor and musician's 100th birthday - June 9th, 2015. The celebration, which will last through May of 2016, will include exciting programs beginning with the star-studded ... (more...)
2015 New York Hot Jazz Fest to Kick Off May 3 2015 New York Hot Jazz Fest to Kick Off May 3
by BWW News Desk - March 24, 2015

Following the success of the previous two festivals, the 3rd Annual New York Hot Jazz Festival -- produced by the impresario Michael 'Misha' Katsobashvili, performer Bria Skonberg, and composer/producer Patrick Soluri (of Prohibition Productions and The Salon) -- returns to The Players this year and... (more...)
Big Smoke Releases New Mixtape Big Smoke Releases New Mixtape
by BWW News Desk - March 24, 2015

Coast 2 Coast Mixtapes presents the release of the #RiseoftheDon Mixtape by Big Smoke. This 15 track project is currently available to stream and download on the Coast 2 Coast Mixtapes website.... (more...)
MSM Afro-Cuban Jazz Orchestra to Pay Tribute to the Music of Puerto Rico, 3/27 MSM Afro-Cuban Jazz Orchestra to Pay Tribute to the Music of Puerto Rico, 3/27
by BWW News Desk - March 20, 2015

The multi-Grammy-nominated Manhattan School of Music AFRO-CUBAN JAZZ ORCHESTRA, conducted by Bobby Sanabria, pays tribute to LA ISLA DEL ENCANTO (PUERTO RICO) with works by Rafael Hernandez, Bobby Capo, Juan Tizol, Ricardo Pons, Eddie Palmieri, Ray Santos' monumental Puerto Rican Suite, and more! S... (more...)
Russell Simmons Bringing Hip-Hop Musical THE SCENARIO to New York Next Fall? Russell Simmons Bringing Hip-Hop Musical THE SCENARIO to New York Next Fall?
by BWW News Desk - March 19, 2015

Hip-hop pioneer, Tony Award-winning producer and multi-hyphenate entrepreneur Russell Simmons has announced the development of THE SCENARIO, a new stage musical that will be driven by the music that defined a generation: the greatest hits from a two-decade span of hip-hop - from the 'golden age' of ... (more...)
Paul Anka Performs with the Pacific Symphony Pops, 4/9-11 Paul Anka Performs with the Pacific Symphony Pops, 4/9-11
by BWW News Desk - March 19, 2015

Backed by the lush sounds of a full orchestra, Anka brings his talents to Pacific Symphony Pops for a high-energy concert filled with songs that have transcended generations. These include such hits as "Put Your Head on My Shoulder," "You Are My Destiny," "Puppy Love," "Lonely Boy" and the illustrio... (more...)
I Shot Elvis Photography and Artifact Exhibit Opens at Graceland I Shot Elvis Photography and Artifact Exhibit Opens at Graceland
by BWW News Desk - March 19, 2015

Two new exhibits, featuring over 125 rare artifacts, open today at Elvis Presley's famous Memphis mansion. The exhibits, curated by the Graceland Archives team, celebrate Elvis' status as a music pioneer and icon who revolutionized rock 'n' roll music.... (more...)
ole Artists Featured in the Country, Rock and R&B Categories at 2015 JUNO Awards ole Artists Featured in the Country, Rock and R&B Categories at 2015 JUNO Awards
by BWW News Desk - March 16, 2015

ole artists were well represented during last weekend's JUNO Awards. Jeremy Stover co-wrote the title track on Country Album of the Year Lifted by Dallas Smith.... (more...)
A Great Big World & VH1 Save The Music Foundation Announce Second Annual Keys + Kids Piano Program A Great Big World & VH1 Save The Music Foundation Announce Second Annual Keys + Kids Piano Program
by BWW News Desk - March 16, 2015

Today, Ian Axel and Chad Vaccarino, members of the songwriting duo A Great Big World, joined forces with the VH1 Save The Music Foundation to announce their participation in the second annual Keys + Kids initiative... (more...)
Guitarist Thom Douvan Returns With Eclectic Release 'All Over Again' Guitarist Thom Douvan Returns With Eclectic Release 'All Over Again'
by BWW News Desk - March 16, 2015

As a followup to last year's critically acclaimed release 'Brother Brother', guitarist Thom Douvan stretches into some different territory on his new album 'All Over Again'.... (more...)
BWW Reviews: Jane Monheit Presents Stunning Tribute to Judy Garland BWW Reviews: Jane Monheit Presents Stunning Tribute to Judy Garland
by Michael L. Quintos - March 16, 2015

Any opportunity to catch two-time Grammy-nominated international jazz superstar and frequent favorite BroadwayWorld Cabaret Award-winner Jane Monheit bring her talents to a local venue outside of New York (and even nearby Los Angeles) is its own cause for celebration. That was certainly evidenced by... (more...)
Nana Mouskouri to tour Australia in April Nana Mouskouri to tour Australia in April
by BWW News Desk - March 14, 2015

Legendary Greek superstar NANA MOUSKOURI returns to Australia in April this year for five exclusive concerts.... (more...)
John Abercrombie Quartet, Anika Larsen with Jessie Mueller and More Set for Week of 3/23 at Birdland John Abercrombie Quartet, Anika Larsen with Jessie Mueller and More Set for Week of 3/23 at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - March 13, 2015

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup for March 23 - March 29, featuring the John Abercrombie Quartet, Anika Larsen with Jessie Mueller & Jerrod Spector, Barbara Carroll, Peter Mazza and more. Scroll down for details!... (more...)
2015 Pittsburgh JazzLive International Festival Lineup Announced; Runs 6/19-21 2015 Pittsburgh JazzLive International Festival Lineup Announced; Runs 6/19-21
by BWW News Desk - March 11, 2015

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust is proud to present the fifth annual Pittsburgh JazzLive International Festival (PJLIF) on June 19 - 21, 2015.... (more...)
Donny Most to Play Martinis Above Fourth Table + Stage, 3/19 Donny Most to Play Martinis Above Fourth Table + Stage, 3/19
by BWW News Desk - March 11, 2015

Martinis Above Fourth Table + Stage in San Diego presents TV and Movie Star Don Most in Donny Most Sings & Swings: Sinatra, Dino, Darin & More, on March 19 at 8:00 PM.... (more...)
Josh Groban Announces 'STAGES' Tour; Shares Track List, First Music Video & Album Trailer Josh Groban Announces 'STAGES' Tour; Shares Track List, First Music Video & Album Trailer
by TV News Desk - March 11, 2015

Josh Groban appeared on this morning's GOOD MORNING AMERICA to make a major announcement.... (more...)
EKLIPS Takes Vocal Acrobatics to the Big Apple EKLIPS Takes Vocal Acrobatics to the Big Apple
by BWW News Desk - March 10, 2015

Sennheiser's MOMENTUM campaign has highlighted dozens of unique sound stories from all over the world: stories about creators with MOMENTUM and people who push the world forward with their creative passions.... (more...)
Creative Music Studio to Hold Spring 2015 Workshop Creative Music Studio to Hold Spring 2015 Workshop
by BWW News Desk - March 07, 2015

Composer/multi-instrumentalist/vocalist and educator Amir al Saffar, composer/trumpeter/bandleader and CMS veteran Steven Bernstein, and percussion master Warren Smith join Creative Music Studio Artistic Directors/Co-founders Karl Berger and Ingrid Sertso as Guiding Artists for the CMS Spring 2015 W... (more...)
Network Trio, ALL U2 and More Set for Birdland, Week of March 16 Network Trio, ALL U2 and More Set for Birdland, Week of March 16
by BWW News Desk - March 06, 2015

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup for March 16 - March 22, including Network Trio: Charnett Moffett, Stanley Jordan & Jeff Tain Watts, 'All U2' Hosted by Maxine Linehan, Barbara Carroll, The Keanettes, and more. Scroll down for details!... (more...)
Musical Theater Project Teams with Cleveland Jazz Orchestra for SWING'S THE THING!, 4/11 Musical Theater Project Teams with Cleveland Jazz Orchestra for SWING'S THE THING!, 4/11
by BWW News Desk - March 05, 2015

The Musical Theater Project, in its first collaboration with Cleveland Jazz Orchestra, presents the multi-media concert "Swing's The Thing!" for two performances: Saturday, March 21, at 8pm at the Ohio Theatre at Playhouse Square and Saturday, April 11, at 7pm at Stocker Arts Center on the campus o... (more...)
BWW Reviews: DIANA KRALL Brings Unmistakable Talent and Style to PPAC with WALLFLOWER WORLD TOUR BWW Reviews: DIANA KRALL Brings Unmistakable Talent and Style to PPAC with WALLFLOWER WORLD TOUR
by Robert Barossi - March 05, 2015

While Providence Performing Arts Center is known by many as the place in town where the big touring Broadway musicals make their local stop, PPAC isn't just about the Broadway shows. It's also a venue with a reputation for bringing in countless other kinds of performances, from stand-up comedy to in... (more...)
Michael Feinstein and the Pasadena POPS Set 2015 Summer Concert Series Michael Feinstein and the Pasadena POPS Set 2015 Summer Concert Series
by BWW News Desk - March 04, 2015

Principal Pops Conductor Michael Feinstein and the Pasadena POPS announce their one of a kind, popular outdoor summer concert series at the Los Angeles Arboretum with five events sure to make your summer sizzle.... (more...)
AJR Releases Debut Album, 'Living Room' AJR Releases Debut Album, 'Living Room'
by BWW News Desk - March 03, 2015

Breakout indie pop trio AJR have released their debut full-length album Living Room, through AJR Productions/Warner Bros. Records.... (more...)






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