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BEN ALLISON

 

BIO: Bassist/composer Ben Allison is one of a few band leaders working in jazz today who has developed his own instantly identifiable sound. Known for his inspired arrangements, inventive grooves and lyric... (read more...)

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Linda Lavin, Ben Allison Group and More to Play Birdland, Week of July 14Linda Lavin, Ben Allison Group and More to Play Birdland, Week of July 14
July 03, 2014

Birdland Jazz Club has announced their amazing line-up of talent for July 14-July 20, including Ben Allison Group, Jane Monheit, Linda Lavin, featuring Billy Stritch, Rolando Morales-Matos, and more! (more...)


Bill Kirchen, NYU Tisch Studio on Broadway, Rory O'Malley, Brown Girls Burlesque and More Set for Joe's Pub, Now thru 6/1Bill Kirchen, NYU Tisch Studio on Broadway, Rory O'Malley, Brown Girls Burlesque and More Set for Joe's Pub, Now thru 6/1
May 21, 2014

Joe's Pub at the Public has announced its upcoming shows, today, May 21 through June 1, 2014. Details below! (more...)


Bill Kirchen, NYU Tisch Studio on Broadway, Rory O'Malley, Brown Girls Burlesque and More Set for Joe's Pub, 5/21-6/1Bill Kirchen, NYU Tisch Studio on Broadway, Rory O'Malley, Brown Girls Burlesque and More Set for Joe's Pub, 5/21-6/1
May 19, 2014

Joe's Pub at the Public has announced its upcoming shows, May 21 through June 1, 2014. Details below! (more...)


 Pam Ann, Allison Moorer & More Among Joe's Pub's Leading Ladies for May-June Pam Ann, Allison Moorer & More Among Joe's Pub's Leading Ladies for May-June
May 14, 2014

Joe's Pub at The Public is known for the most eclectic and diverse programming in New York City. Coming up at the Pub is a slate of extraordinary women performers and artists that span the gambit of g... (more...)


Julian Fleisher, Russel Taylor and More Set For Joe's Pub, 5/14-25Julian Fleisher, Russel Taylor and More Set For Joe's Pub, 5/14-25
May 12, 2014

Joe's Pub has announced their lineup of events for May 14-25. There is sure to be some thing for everyone - check out all the details below! (more...)


Erin Markey, Reverend Billy, Mara Wilson, Villalobos Bros and More to Play Joe's Pub, Now thru 5/11Erin Markey, Reverend Billy, Mara Wilson, Villalobos Bros and More to Play Joe's Pub, Now thru 5/11
April 29, 2014

Joe's Pub at the Public has announced its upcoming performances, April 30 - May 11, 2014. Details below! (more...)


Hauschka, Arias & Ratzke, Lily & Madeleine, Reverend Billy, Julia Haltigan and More Set for Joe's Pub, Now thru 5/4Hauschka, Arias & Ratzke, Lily & Madeleine, Reverend Billy, Julia Haltigan and More Set for Joe's Pub, Now thru 5/4
April 22, 2014

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its upcoming performances, running tomorrow, April 23 through May 4, 2014. Details below! (more...)


NEWPORT JAZZ FESTIVAL: NOW 60 to Play Jazz Standard, 3/4-8NEWPORT JAZZ FESTIVAL: NOW 60 to Play Jazz Standard, 3/4-8
February 19, 2014

In celebration of the 60th anniversary of the world-renowned Newport Jazz Festival (August 1-3, 2014), the 'Newport Jazz Festival: Now 60' Tour makes a stop in New York City at the Jazz Standard, 116 ... (more...)


60th Newport Jazz Festival Set for Merriam Theater, 3/960th Newport Jazz Festival Set for Merriam Theater, 3/9
February 17, 2014

The iconic festival, Newport Jazz Festival, turns 60 and takes the show on a road with Philadelphia performance and debut at the Merriam Theater on Sunday, March 9 at 8 p.m. The Newport Jazz Festival:... (more...)


Cyrille Aimee, Christina Bianco and More Set for Birdland, Feb 2014Cyrille Aimee, Christina Bianco and More Set for Birdland, Feb 2014
February 01, 2014

Birdland Jazz Club announces its February 2014 schedule, featuring: 4 Generations of Miles with Jimmy Cobb, Mike Stern, Buster Williams & Sonny Fortune; Reflections of Monk with Tom Harrell, Greg Osby... (more...)


Cyrille Aimee, Christina Bianco and More Set for Birdland, Feb 2014Cyrille Aimee, Christina Bianco and More Set for Birdland, Feb 2014
January 15, 2014

Birdland Jazz Club announces its February 2014 schedule, featuring: 4 Generations of Miles with Jimmy Cobb, Mike Stern, Buster Williams & Sonny Fortune; Reflections of Monk with Tom Harrell, Greg Osby... (more...)


Zac Brown to Guest on ABC's NASHVILLE, 1/22Zac Brown to Guest on ABC's NASHVILLE, 1/22
January 06, 2014

Zac Brown will guest star as himself on an upcoming episode of ABC's NASHVILLE titled "Just For What I Am". (more...)


Full Lineup Announced for 30A SONGWRITERS FESTIVAL in FloridaFull Lineup Announced for 30A SONGWRITERS FESTIVAL in Florida
December 19, 2013

The 30A SONGWRITERS FESTIVAL has announced the full line-up for the January 17, 18 and 19, 2014event set to take place at venues along northwest Florida's scenic Highway 30A and the resort neighborhoo... (more...)


'Newport Jazz Festival(R): Now 60' Tour to Launch 2/8'Newport Jazz Festival(R): Now 60' Tour to Launch 2/8
December 11, 2013

In celebration of the 60th anniversary of the world-renowned Newport Jazz Festival (August 1-3, 2014), clarinetist/saxophonist Anat Cohen, vocalist/pianist Karrin Allyson, bassists Larry Grenadier and... (more...)


Sky-Pony, Cristin Milioti, Justin Sayre and More Set for Joe's Pub, Now thru 12/8Sky-Pony, Cristin Milioti, Justin Sayre and More Set for Joe's Pub, Now thru 12/8
December 02, 2013

Coming up this week at Joe's Pub: Night of a Thousand Genders, Sky-Pony, Creative Time, Ben Allison Band, CMA Songwriters, Marta Gomez, Sultans of String, Never Sleep Alone, Lri McKenna, Champagne Jer... (more...)


BWW Features: Kennedy Center Celebrates Diversity of Music with AMERICAN VOICES Festival; Features Foster, Bareilles, Folds, and MoreBWW Features: Kennedy Center Celebrates Diversity of Music with AMERICAN VOICES Festival; Features Foster, Bareilles, Folds, and More
by Jennifer Perry - November 25, 2013

There's something rather unique about having the opportunity to experience the eclectic nature of the American music scene in a matter of three days. (more...)


Bobby McFerrin, Anat Cohen, Karrin Allyson and More Set for Jazz at the Kimmel Center's 12th SeasonBobby McFerrin, Anat Cohen, Karrin Allyson and More Set for Jazz at the Kimmel Center's 12th Season
November 01, 2013

What is Jazz? Steeped in the American heritage, this original art form has seized artists' imaginations through the years. Locally, jazz legends have passed through Philadelphia's storied history of... (more...)


Columbia Records Releases THE WAY WAY BACK: Music From The Motion Picture TodayColumbia Records Releases THE WAY WAY BACK: Music From The Motion Picture Today
July 02, 2013

Columbia Records will release 'The Way, Way Back: Music From The Motion Picture,' the soundtrack from the new film from writer/directors Nat Faxon and Jim Rash, today, July 2, 2013. The film will rele... (more...)


Columbia Records to Release THE WAY WAY BACK: Music From The Motion Picture, 7/2Columbia Records to Release THE WAY WAY BACK: Music From The Motion Picture, 7/2
June 20, 2013

Columbia Records will release 'The Way, Way Back: Music From The Motion Picture,' the soundtrack from the new film from writer/directors Nat Faxon and Jim Rash, on July 2, 2013. The film will release ... (more...)


2013 Juno Awards Winners Announced2013 Juno Awards Winners Announced
April 29, 2013

The 2013 Juno Awards were announced last night in Regina, Saskatchewan. Three of the four classical categories were won by Naxos and its distributed labels including the first ever win for a composer ... (more...)








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