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Jazz trumpeter Maurice 'Mobetta' Brown Announces New Album ft. Talib Kweli Jazz trumpeter Maurice 'Mobetta' Brown Announces New Album ft. Talib Kweli
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

Contemporary Jazz trumpeter/MC/Producer Maurice 'Mobetta' Brown has been mentored by the great Wynton Marsalis. This renaissance man has played alongside legends Santigold, Wyclef Jean, Santana, John Legend, and more.... (more...)
Northrop Sets Lineup for 2017 MUSIC ON THE PLAZA Concert Series Northrop Sets Lineup for 2017 MUSIC ON THE PLAZA Concert Series
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Northrop announces its free 2017 Music on the Plaza outdoor concert series, featuring acts from around the Twin Cities every Wednesday from June 7 through August 16 (and a bonus concert on Monday, August 7) at noon on Northrop Plaza.... (more...)
TWIN PEAKS' Chrysta Bell to Release New Album, Play NYC Next Month TWIN PEAKS' Chrysta Bell to Release New Album, Play NYC Next Month
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Chrysta Bell, Twin Peaks actress and longtime musical partner of David Lynch, will release her sophomore album, We Dissolve, via AWAL/Kobalt Music Recordings on June 9 and will also perform an NYC Album Release Show at Joe's Pub on June 6, with Special Guest Stuart Matthewman (Sade).... (more...)
Award Winning Guitarist Brian Tarquin to Release ORLANDO IN HEAVEN in Support of Pulse Nightclub Tragedy Award Winning Guitarist Brian Tarquin to Release ORLANDO IN HEAVEN in Support of Pulse Nightclub Tragedy
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Multi-Emmy award winning guitarist/producer/composer Brian Tarquin presents “Orlando In Heaven”; a very special project featuring an incredible cast of musical virtuosos playing their hearts out for the victims of the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando, Florida!... (more...)
Skirball Cultural Center Announces Lineup for 21st Annual SUNSET CONCERTS Series Skirball Cultural Center Announces Lineup for 21st Annual SUNSET CONCERTS Series
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

The Skirball Cultural Center proudly presents the twenty-first season of its annual free summertime concert series, Sunset Concerts. Coinciding with the Skirball's latest exhibition, Paul Simon: Words & Music (on view through September 3), the new season draws inspiration from Paul Simon's pioneerin... (more...)
KING GIZZARD & THE LIZARD WIZARD Comes to Fox Theatre 10/5 KING GIZZARD & THE LIZARD WIZARD Comes to Fox Theatre 10/5
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

"As soon as the dust settles you can see an new world / In place of where the old one had been..." A concept album to end all concepts, Murder Of The Universe is the new collection by head-bending psychedelicists King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard Murder Of The Universe is a face-melting musical assau... (more...)
Crested Butte Music Festival Kicks Off Season with Fiddler Mark O'Connor, NYC DJ Johnny Dynell, and Vocal Concerts Crested Butte Music Festival Kicks Off Season with Fiddler Mark O'Connor, NYC DJ Johnny Dynell, and Vocal Concerts
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

The Crested Butte Music Festival (CBMF) in the picturesque mountains of Colorado kicks off its 21st season with the first performances of the summer. CBMF's season, entitled “Identity Unmasked,” will explore identity and its revelation or masking. The Crested Butte Opera Studio vocalists showcase th... (more...)
Joan Osborne, Isaac Mizrahi and More On Sale at City Winery Chicago Joan Osborne, Isaac Mizrahi and More On Sale at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces Joan Osborne with a program of Bob Dylan songs, Ireland's Folk Band of the Year The High Kings, Isaac Mizrahi brings his show "Does This Song Make Me Look Fat?" to City Winery and more. The following shows go on sale to the public on Thursday, ... (more...)
John Minnock's Innovative Show EVERY DAY BLUES Set for Year-Long Residency at The Metropolitan Room John Minnock's Innovative Show EVERY DAY BLUES Set for Year-Long Residency at The Metropolitan Room
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Innovative vocalist John Minnock, known for modern twists on jazz cabaret classics, is proud to bring his 'Every Day Blues' series to The Metropolitan Room, located at 34 West 22nd St., on four separate dates between May and December of 2017: May 27th, 2017; August 12th, 2017; October 14th, 2017; an... (more...)
Patti LaBelle's New Jazz Album BEL HOMMAGE Hits No. 2 on Billboard's Top Current Jazz Chart Patti LaBelle's New Jazz Album BEL HOMMAGE Hits No. 2 on Billboard's Top Current Jazz Chart
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

The legendary Patti LaBelle marked an impressive debut with her first Jazz release, Bel Hommage, on her label imprint GPE Records, in partnership with Sony Red.... (more...)
Eclectic Nashville Singer Songwriter Matt Siffert to Release New EP in July Eclectic Nashville Singer Songwriter Matt Siffert to Release New EP in July
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Nashville-based singer-songwriter Matt Siffert is set to release his new, self-produced EP, Gallatin, on July 21, 2017.... (more...)
Vanessa Racci Releases Debut Album 'Italiana Fresca' Vanessa Racci Releases Debut Album 'Italiana Fresca'
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

On her debut recording Italiana Fresca, scheduled for release on May 19, 2017, sultry songstress VANESSA RACCI takes a fresh approach to classic pop, reviving Italian-American standards associated with the likes of Dean Martin... (more...)
Pokey LaFarge's 'Must Be A Reason' Music Video Premieres at NPR Music Pokey LaFarge's 'Must Be A Reason' Music Video Premieres at NPR Music
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

“Must Be A Reason” is from LaFarge's anticipated new album, Manic Revelations, which was released last Friday on Rounder Records... (more...)
Maurice 'Mobetta' Brown Brings His Signature Jazz Sound on the Road Maurice 'Mobetta' Brown Brings His Signature Jazz Sound on the Road
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

The trumpet: a famed instrument in the industry that is independently unique as it is clairvoyantly charming. Takes a certain kind person to exude the same personality that this piece of brass presents. Enter: Maurice “Mobetta” Brown.... (more...)
Feinstein's at the Nikko presents An Evening with Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis, Jr. Feinstein's at the Nikko presents An Evening with Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis, Jr.
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Feinstein's at the Nikko is proud to welcome 7-time Grammy Award-winning duo Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis, Jr. for three performances only-Thursday, August 17 (8 p.m.); Friday, August 18 (8 p.m.) and Saturday, August 19 (7 p.m.). The original lead singers of the internationally-renowned vocal group... (more...)
ROMANZA Announces Scholarship Winners ROMANZA Announces Scholarship Winners
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

The Romanza Board of Directors was pleased to award two $500 scholarships to outstanding students in the arts at the SAHS Awards Ceremony on Monday, May 15.  Romanza is a 501(c)3 organization whose mission is to promote the arts, culture and heritage of St. Augustine.  One of the Romanza Board's goa... (more...)
Israel- Hot Jazz Series Announced featuring Darius Brubeck Quartet Israel- Hot Jazz Series Announced featuring Darius Brubeck Quartet
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Darius Brubeck Quartet, son of legendary jazz musician Dave Brubeck, will tour around Israel and perform compositions he composed as well as material composed by his father... (more...)
Pokey LaFarge's 'Manic Revelations' Out Today on Rounder Records Pokey LaFarge's 'Manic Revelations' Out Today on Rounder Records
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Pokey LaFarge's new album, Manic Revelations, is out today on Rounder Records (iTunes and Amazon).... (more...)
T.K. Blue 'Amour' Out Now on Dot Time Records T.K. Blue 'Amour' Out Now on Dot Time Records
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

T.K. Blue's latest release 'Amour' (May 12 - Dot Time Records) is a musical homage to the time he spent in Paris.... (more...)
The Accidentals Embark On Extraordinary Odyssey With Sony Masterworks Debut Album The Accidentals Embark On Extraordinary Odyssey With Sony Masterworks Debut Album
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Sony Music Masterworks has announced the release of ODYSSEY, the extraordinary label debut album from The Accidentals. ODYSSEY – which includes the genre-defying first single, 'KW' – is available for preorder in June. The powerful opening track, 'Memorial Day' is available today.... (more...)
Jazz Power Initiative's Spring Benefit to Honor Bob Dorough and More at The Dimenna Center Jazz Power Initiative's Spring Benefit to Honor Bob Dorough and More at The Dimenna Center
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

The Jazz Power Initiative (formerly The Jazz Drama Program) will hold its Spring Benefit Gala -- An Evening of Celebration and Song -- on Wednesday, June, 7, 2017 from 7 - 9 PM at The Dimenna Center, New York (450 West 37th Street), it was announced today by Eli Yamin, the organization's Managing an... (more...)
The Eagle Rock Gospel Singers set to Release New Album in July The Eagle Rock Gospel Singers set to Release New Album in July
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

Americana band The Eagle Rock Gospel Singers is set to release a new album, No Glory, on July 14, 2017.  A follow-up to the group's 2015 debut, Heavenly Fire, No Glory was produced by Matt Wignall (Cold War Kids, J Roddy Walston and the Business, Sam Outlaw), who also produced the Singers' last albu... (more...)
Jazz Legend Arturo Sandoval Joins World Premiere of 'LA LA LAND In Concert' at the Hollywood Bowl Jazz Legend Arturo Sandoval Joins World Premiere of 'LA LA LAND In Concert' at the Hollywood Bowl
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B) today announced that 10-time Grammy®-winning jazz legend Arturo Sandoval will join the world premiere of LA LA LAND IN CONCERT: A LIVE-TO-FILM CELEBRATION... (more...)
Lee Fields & The Expressions Want to 'Make the World' Better w/ New Video Lee Fields & The Expressions Want to 'Make the World' Better w/ New Video
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

Lee Fields & The Expressions recently released Special Night on Big Crown Records and are proud to release the inspiring new video for milataristic funk anthem 'Make The World'. The video premiered at Paste this week along with a few thoughts from Lee on how the inspiration for the song and clip cam... (more...)
Soundstreams in partnership with 21C Music Festival presentTHE MUSIC OF UNSUK CHIN Soundstreams in partnership with 21C Music Festival presentTHE MUSIC OF UNSUK CHIN
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

Soundstreams, in partnership with The Royal Conservatory of Music 21C Music Festival, is thrilled to present The Music of Unsuk Chin on May 28th at Koerner Hall. The concert will feature opera, musical parody, jazz, and a virtuoso chamber orchestra under the baton of award-winning conductor Guillaum... (more...)