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Kurt Elling to Celebrate New Album PASSION WORLD at Birdland, 6/10-13 Kurt Elling to Celebrate New Album PASSION WORLD at Birdland, 6/10-13
by BWW News Desk - April 27, 2015

Kurt Elling, the preeminent male vocalist in jazz, will release Passion World - his fifth album from Concord Records - on June 9. For his most ambitious project yet, Elling casts his net far and wide around the globe, using songs rooted in Iceland (Bjork's 'Who Is It') to Ireland (U2's 'Where The St... (more...)
Count Basie Orchestra, Daniel Reichard and More Headed to Birdland, Week of 5/4 Count Basie Orchestra, Daniel Reichard and More Headed to Birdland, Week of 5/4
by BWW News Desk - April 24, 2015

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup for May 4 - May 10, featuring The Legendary Count Basie Orchestra with guest vocalist Carmen Bradford, Daniel Reichard in a special Mother's Day concert, Barbara Carroll, and more. Scroll down for details!... (more...)
Celebrity Series of Boston Announces 2015-16 Season Celebrity Series of Boston Announces 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - April 22, 2015

?The Celebrity Series of Boston announced its 2015-2016 season today, marking 77 years of bringing the world's greatest performing artists to Boston. The season opens on Wednesday, October 14, 2015 with author and speaker David Sedaris. In total, the 2015-2016 season will include 48 music, dance and... (more...)
Jazz at Lincoln Center's 2015 Annual Gala 'The World of Duke Ellington' Set for 4/29 Jazz at Lincoln Center's 2015 Annual Gala 'The World of Duke Ellington' Set for 4/29
by BWW News Desk - April 22, 2015

Jazz at Lincoln Center's 2015 Gala, entitled 'The World of Duke Ellington,' will celebrate the indomitable spirit of swing and legacy of Duke Ellington, the most influential figure in American music.... (more...)
Jazz at Lincoln Center's 2015 Annual Gala Set for 4/29 Jazz at Lincoln Center's 2015 Annual Gala Set for 4/29
by BWW News Desk - April 22, 2015

Jazz at Lincoln Center's 2015 Gala, entitled 'The World of Duke Ellington,' will celebrate the indomitable spirit of swing and legacy of Duke Ellington, the most influential figure in American music. This special one-night benefit concert will take place on April 29, 2015 - on the 116th anniversary ... (more...)
DEE DEE'S FEATHERS Set for Release This Summer DEE DEE'S FEATHERS Set for Release This Summer
by BWW News Desk - April 22, 2015

Dee Dee's Feathers, a journey through the history of New Orleans as told through song and the collaboration of Dee Dee Bridgewater, Irvin Mayfield & The New Orleans Jazz Orchestra (NOJO), is set for release August 11th, 2015, via OKeh/Sony Music/DDB Records. Recorded at New Orleans' Esplanade Studio... (more...)
Mercedes Ellington to Celebrate Duke Ellington's 116th Birthday at Ellington Statue, 4/25 Mercedes Ellington to Celebrate Duke Ellington's 116th Birthday at Ellington Statue, 4/25
by BWW News Desk - April 20, 2015

The Duke Ellington Center for the Arts (DECFA), headed by renowned dancer/choreographer Mercedes Ellington, the Duke's granddaughter, will celebrate Ellington's 116th birthday this year on Saturday, April 25, with a musical tribute to five other legendary jazz performers from 1 to 3 PM in front of t... (more...)
Count Basie Orchestra, Diane Schuur and More Among Birdland's May 2015 Lineup Count Basie Orchestra, Diane Schuur and More Among Birdland's May 2015 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - April 15, 2015

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its May 2015 schedule, featuring The Legendary Count Basie Orchestra, BossaBrasil, Diane Schuur, Freddy Cole Quartet, Barbara Carroll, Jim Caruso's Cast Party and more! Scroll down for details.... (more...)
Cita Rodriguez and Mambo Legend Orchestra to Celebrate Graciela and CCCADI, 4/25 Cita Rodriguez and Mambo Legend Orchestra to Celebrate Graciela and CCCADI, 4/25
by BWW News Desk - April 01, 2015

As Harlem continues to shift into a new era, plans are slated to renovate a local firehouse on 120 East 125th Street to serve as the new home for the historic East Harlem Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute (CCCADI).... (more...)
Flutronix's Nathalie Joachim Composes for 'Ulysses' Flutronix's Nathalie Joachim Composes for 'Ulysses'
by BWW News Desk - April 01, 2015

Flutronix's Nathalie Joachim is one of the composers for the April 8 performance by Ulysses Owens Jr as well as flutist in the ensemble accompanying him.... (more...)
Lila Downs to Celebrate Day of the Dead at Segerstrom Center, 10/25 Lila Downs to Celebrate Day of the Dead at Segerstrom Center, 10/25
by BWW News Desk - March 26, 2015

Grammy® Award-winning Mexican-American music star Lila Downs, who fuses popular music genres and indigenous Mexican music, celebrates Di?a de Muertos (Day of the Dead) at Segerstrom Center for the Arts on October 25, 2015. Downs will showcase some of her newest songs from Balas y Chocolate (Bullets ... (more...)
Pianist Bill Charlap to Pay Tribute to Charlie Parker at NJPAC, 4/11 Pianist Bill Charlap to Pay Tribute to Charlie Parker at NJPAC, 4/11
by BWW News Desk - March 25, 2015

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents a one time only all star-tribute to saxophonist Charlie 'Bird' Parker with jazz pianist Bill Charlap, alto saxophonists Phil Woods, Charles McPherson, and Jesse Davis Saturday, April 11, 2015 at 7:30 PM in the Victoria Theater. Get your tickets now ... (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...)
Tenor Saxophonist Jovan Alexandre to Perform 3/18 at Carroll Place Tenor Saxophonist Jovan Alexandre to Perform 3/18 at Carroll Place
by BWW News Desk - March 17, 2015

Tenor saxophonist Jovan Alexandre's debut album, Collective Consciousness, is available now on Xippi Phonorecords. Following his triumphant New York City debut as a bandleader at this year's Winter Jazzfest, Alexandre now plays a weekly Wednesday night residency with his band at The Music Room at Ca... (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...)
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...)
Brazilian Legend Gilberto Gil Sells Out April Show at the Chan Centre Brazilian Legend Gilberto Gil Sells Out April Show at the Chan Centre
by BWW News Desk - March 04, 2015

The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) is thrilled to announce the long-awaited concert from Brazil's own living legend, Gilberto Gil, on Sunday, April 12 at 7pm in the Chan Shun Concert Hall is now SOLD OUT.... (more...)
The Nash to Celebrate Art Blakey and Jazz Messengers, 3/29 The Nash to Celebrate Art Blakey and Jazz Messengers, 3/29
by BWW News Desk - March 04, 2015

The Nash celebrates the legacy of Art Blakely and The Jazz Messengers with an all-star line up of Messenger alums arriving in Phoenix to perform March 29 for two shows: 6:30 pm and 8:45pm at The Nash, 110 E. Roosevelt.... (more...)
Suzanne Farrell, Nicholas Hytner, Murray Perahia, Dianne Reeves and Peter Sellars to Receive Honorary Doctorates from Juilliard, 5/22 Suzanne Farrell, Nicholas Hytner, Murray Perahia, Dianne Reeves and Peter Sellars to Receive Honorary Doctorates from Juilliard, 5/22
by BWW News Desk - February 26, 2015

The Juilliard School will confer honorary doctorates on five remarkable artists during its 110th Commencement Ceremony on Friday, May 22, 2015 at 11 a.m. in Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center (Broadway at 65th Street, New York City). Suzanne Farrell, Nicholas Hytner, Murray Perahia, Dianne Reeves, and... (more...)
Mike Stern and Bill Evans Band, Barbara Carroll and More Set for Birdland, Week of March 2 Mike Stern and Bill Evans Band, Barbara Carroll and More Set for Birdland, Week of March 2
by BWW News Desk - February 20, 2015

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup for March 2 - March 8, including Mike Stern and Bill Evans Band, The Breithaupt Brothers, Barbara Carroll, Jazz Party with Natalie Douglas, and more. Details below!... (more...)
Mike Stern & Bill Evans Band, BEAUTIFUL's Anika Larsen and More Set for Birdland Next Month Mike Stern & Bill Evans Band, BEAUTIFUL's Anika Larsen and More Set for Birdland Next Month
by BWW News Desk - February 13, 2015

Birdland Jazz Club just announced its March 2015 schedule, featuring Mike Stern and Bill Evans Band, Barbara Carroll, John Abercrombie Quartet, Sheila Jordan with the Steve Kuhn Trio, Kevin Mahogany, Anika Larsen featuring Jessie Mueller and Jarrod Spector, Jim Caruso's Cast Party, and more. Scroll ... (more...)
Steps Ahead 35th Anniversary, Barbara Carroll & More Set for Week of 2/23 at Birdland Steps Ahead 35th Anniversary, Barbara Carroll & More Set for Week of 2/23 at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - February 13, 2015

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its upcoming performances running through the end of February, including Steps Ahead 35th Anniversary, Barbara Carroll, Rotem Sivan and Peter Bernstein Duo, Jazz Party with Natalie Douglas, and more.... (more...)
Cassandra Wilson to Celebrate Billie Holiday at Harris Center, 3/2 Cassandra Wilson to Celebrate Billie Holiday at Harris Center, 3/2
by BWW News Desk - February 12, 2015

Join Cassandra Wilson as she celebrates Billie Holiday's 100th birthday with a preview of her upcoming album, Coming Forth By Day: A Celebration of Billie Holiday. Harris Center for the Arts is one of her stops on a worldwide promotion tour of this homage dedicated to the beauty, power, and genius o... (more...)
John Patrick Shanley to Host 'A Date With History' Gala Celebration ft Anika Noni Rose John Patrick Shanley to Host 'A Date With History' Gala Celebration ft Anika Noni Rose
by BWW News Desk - February 09, 2015

John Patrick Shanley and Nylon Fusion Theatre Company will host a gala celebration honoring Drama Desk and Obie Award-winning, Tony Award-nominated director, actor, playwright, and instructor Austin Pendleton along with Obie Award and Tony Award-winner Anika Noni Rose.... (more...)






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