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AFRO-CUBAN ALL STARS

 

BIO: Afro-Cuban All Stars is a Cuban band led by Juan de Marcos González (formerly tres player for Sierra Maestra). Their music is a mix of all the styles of Cuban music, including bolero, chachachá, salsa... (read more...)

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Tiempo Libre to Play Byham Theater, 2/18 Tiempo Libre to Play Byham Theater, 2/18
by BWW News Desk - January 30, 2015

The Pittsburgh Cultural trust announced today that the three-time Grammy nominated Cuban timba group Tiempo Libre will perform on Wednesday, February 18 at 7:30 pm at the Byham Theater (101 Sixth Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222) as part of the Cohen & Grigsby TRUST PRESENTS Series.... (more...)
John Pizzarelli Quartet, Marilyn Maye, Broadway Belts for PFF and More Come to Birdland in Feb 2015 John Pizzarelli Quartet, Marilyn Maye, Broadway Belts for PFF and More Come to Birdland in Feb 2015
by BWW News Desk - January 15, 2015

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its February 2015 schedule, featuring John Pizzarelli Quartet, Marilyn Maye, Sarah Gazarek, Billy Childs Jazz Quartet, The 5th Annual Broadway Belts for PFF, Jim Caruso's Cast Party, and more. Details below!... (more...)
Chris Pena, Rodney Whitaker Quartet, Carmela y Mas and More Set for The Nash This Month Chris Pena, Rodney Whitaker Quartet, Carmela y Mas and More Set for The Nash This Month
by BWW News Desk - January 02, 2015

January brings a full roster of live jazz to downtown Phoenix. Highlights include a free concert, Hot Dogs and Jazz, to kick off our new Family Series, several Latin Jazz performances to heat up the new year and the incredible Rodney Whitaker Quartet. Sunday Jam Sessions continue each Sunday evening... (more...)
Duke Ellington Center's 2014 RING DEM BELLS Holiday Party and Concert Set for Dec 8 Duke Ellington Center's 2014 RING DEM BELLS Holiday Party and Concert Set for Dec 8
by BWW News Desk - November 25, 2014

This year's "Ring Dem Bells" holiday party will take place on Monday evening, December 8, 2014, at Landmark On the Park, a popular event venue at 160 Central Park West (at 76th Street).... (more...)
Cellist Akua Dixon to Release Her Second CD 'Akua Dixon' 1/13 Cellist Akua Dixon to Release Her Second CD 'Akua Dixon' 1/13
by BWW News Desk - November 18, 2014

Her new album, 'Akua Dixon,' is a dazzling string conclave that surveys the cellist/composer/arranger's expansive stylistic reach. Dixon's label, Akua's Music, will release the disc on January 13, 2015.... (more...)
Ibeyi, Ryan Raftery, Kellylee Evans and More Among 'Rising Stars' at Joe's Pub This Winter Ibeyi, Ryan Raftery, Kellylee Evans and More Among 'Rising Stars' at Joe's Pub This Winter
by BWW News Desk - November 11, 2014

? Since Joe's Pub at The Public opened its doors in 1998, it has been a stomping ground for both the masterful legends and powerful young voices of music and the performing arts. This winter (November 2014-February 2015), Joe's welcomes a slate of emerging musicians, performers and artists including... (more...)
Cyrill Aimee, Anita Gillette, Peter Mazza, The Lilly Awards and More Set for Birdland This Month Cyrill Aimee, Anita Gillette, Peter Mazza, The Lilly Awards and More Set for Birdland This Month
by BWW News Desk - November 01, 2014

Birdland Jazz Club is thrilled to announce their great line-up of amazing talent for the month of November 2014. Featuring: Django Reinhardt NY Festival's 15th Anniversary, Karrin Allyson, Cyrill Aimee, Barbara Carroll, Anita Gillette, Music of Joe Henderson, Native Soul, Peter Mazza, Jim Caruso's C... (more...)
Cyrill Aimee, Anita Gillette, Peter Mazza, The Lilly Awards and More Set for Birdland Next Month Cyrill Aimee, Anita Gillette, Peter Mazza, The Lilly Awards and More Set for Birdland Next Month
by BWW News Desk - October 15, 2014

Birdland Jazz Club is thrilled to announce their great line-up of amazing talent for the month of November 2014. Featuring: Django Reinhardt NY Festival's 15th Anniversary, Karrin Allyson, Cyrill Aimee, Barbara Carroll, Anita Gillette, Music of Joe Henderson, Native Soul, Peter Mazza, Jim Caruso's C... (more...)
Vocalist Roseanna Vitro Set to Release 'Clarity: Music of Clare Fischer' Vocalist Roseanna Vitro Set to Release 'Clarity: Music of Clare Fischer'
by BWW News Desk - September 03, 2014

The richly harmonic, deeply melodic music of pianist and composer/arranger Clare Fischer (1928-2012) has proven to be fertile terrain for many jazz and pop artists over the last half-century.... (more...)
Pianist Aruan Ortiz Moves Afro-Cuban Grooves Deep into the Jazz World Pianist Aruan Ortiz Moves Afro-Cuban Grooves Deep into the Jazz World
by BWW News Desk - August 15, 2014

"Music was in the air in Santiago. It had a huge influence on me," admitsCuban-born pianist, composer, and bandleader Aruan Ortiz... (more...)
Jazz Masters, Stephen Wallam, Jim Caruso's Cast Party and More Set for Birdland, Aug 2014 Jazz Masters, Stephen Wallam, Jim Caruso's Cast Party and More Set for Birdland, Aug 2014
by BWW News Desk - August 01, 2014

Birdland Jazz Club has announced their great line-up of amazing talent for the month of August 2014, featuring: The Jazz Masters Quartet, Dave Douglas Quintet, Django Reinhardt NY Festival, Eric Comstock & Barbara Fasano, Rotem Sivan Trio, Sean Harkness Duo, Jane Monheit, Jim Caruso's Cast Party, an... (more...)
Dee Dee Bridgewater, Arturo Sandoval and More Set for the Blue Note, Aug 2014 Dee Dee Bridgewater, Arturo Sandoval and More Set for the Blue Note, Aug 2014
by BWW News Desk - July 31, 2014

Blue Note Jazz Club, one of the world's most iconic jazz and blues venues based in Greenwich Village, is proud to announce an impressive schedule of artists for August 2014.... (more...)
Jazz Masters, Stephen Wallam, Jim Caruso's Cast Party and More Set for Birdland, Aug 2014 Jazz Masters, Stephen Wallam, Jim Caruso's Cast Party and More Set for Birdland, Aug 2014
by BWW News Desk - July 15, 2014

Birdland Jazz Club has announced their great line-up of amazing talent for the month of August 2014, featuring: The Jazz Masters Quartet, Dave Douglas Quintet, Django Reinhardt NY Festival, Eric Comstock & Barbara Fasano, Rotem Sivan Trio, Sean Harkness Duo, Jane Monheit, Jim Caruso's Cast Party, an... (more...)
Linda Lavin, Ben Allison Group and More to Play Birdland, Week of July 14 Linda Lavin, Ben Allison Group and More to Play Birdland, Week of July 14
by BWW News Desk - 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...)
Loston Harris Quartet, Jane Monheit and More Come to Birdland, 7/7-13 Loston Harris Quartet, Jane Monheit and More Come to Birdland, 7/7-13
by BWW News Desk - June 27, 2014

Birdland Jazz Club has announced their amazing line-up of talent for July 7 - July 13, including the Loston Harris Quartet with Special Guest Monica Behan, Jane Monheit, Arturo O'Farrill, David DeJesus, and more!... (more...)
Birdland Announces 'OUR SINATRA: A Musical Celebration' and More, 6/30-7/6 Birdland Announces 'OUR SINATRA: A Musical Celebration' and More, 6/30-7/6
by BWW News Desk - June 19, 2014

Birdland Jazz Club has announced their amazing line-up of talent for June 30 through July 6, featuring: Our Sinatra "A Musical Celebration" with Eric Comstock, Christopher Gines, Harmony Keeney, Jane Monheit, Arturo O'Farrill, Frank Wildhorn, and Introducing A New Segment: Mentor Mondays!... (more...)
Tributo a las Divas Cubanas Set for Harris Center, 6/27 Tributo a las Divas Cubanas Set for Harris Center, 6/27
by BWW News Desk - June 06, 2014

Fans of Afro-Cuban-Latin music who love high-energy performances will be treated to the exciting song stylings of Cuban vocalist and former member of Bamboleo, Yordamis Mergret, as she takes audiences on an electrifying musical journey. Yordamis pays homage to legendary Cuban Divas Celia Cruz, La Lu... (more...)
BossaBrasil Festival, Spencer Day and More to Play Birdland, 5/26-6/1 BossaBrasil Festival, Spencer Day and More to Play Birdland, 5/26-6/1
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2014

Birdland Jazz Club is pleased to announce their amazing line-up of talent for May 26 - June 1, featuring Bossabrasil with Marcos Valle and Roberto Menescal, Jim Caruso's Cast Party, Spencer Day, David Ostwald's Louis Armstrong Eternity Band, and more. Details below!... (more...)
Steve Kuhn Trio, Joey DeFrancesco Organ Quartet & More Set for Birdland Next Month Steve Kuhn Trio, Joey DeFrancesco Organ Quartet & More Set for Birdland Next Month
by BWW News Desk - April 15, 2014

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its May 2014 schedule, featuring Steve Kuhn Trio, Joey DeFrancesco Organ Quartet, Karrin Allyson, BOSSABRASIL Festival, and more.... (more...)
Cuban Charanga Band Orquesta Aragon to Play Schimmel Center, 4/13 Cuban Charanga Band Orquesta Aragon to Play Schimmel Center, 4/13
by BWW News Desk - March 17, 2014

On Sunday, April 13 2014, Pace Presents will welcome ORQUESTA ARAGON - Charanga Cubana, curated by LiveSounds.org at The Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts. Doors at 6:30pm, Show at 7:30pm. Tickets: $35.... (more...)
Quest, Broadway Belts, Barbara Carroll and More Set for Birdland Jazz Club, 2/24-3/2 Quest, Broadway Belts, Barbara Carroll and More Set for Birdland Jazz Club, 2/24-3/2
by BWW News Desk - February 14, 2014

Birdland Jazz Club has announced their sensational line-up of incredible talent for February 24 - March 2, including: Quest: With Dave Liebman, Richie Beirach, Ron McClure & Billy Hart, Broadway Belts, David Ostwald's Louis Armstrong Eternity Band, Arturo O'Farrill Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra, and mor... (more...)
Asphalt Orchestra Joins the Pixies at Capitol Theatre Asphalt Orchestra Joins the Pixies at Capitol Theatre
by BWW News Desk - January 17, 2014

Bang on a Can's exhilarating marching band Asphalt Orchestra has been invited to join the Pixies on their 2014 winter tour, bringing selections from the radical performance Asphalt Orchestra Plays the Pixies: Surfer Rosa... (more...)
World Music Institute Announces Line-Ups For AFRICA NOW and DANCING THE GODS and Adds HAVANA NAGILA World Music Institute Announces Line-Ups For AFRICA NOW and DANCING THE GODS and Adds HAVANA NAGILA
by Kaitlin Milligan - January 03, 2014

The World Music Institute is thrilled to present, along with the Apollo Theater, the second edition of Africa Now! —a weekend festival with a focus on today's African music scene, featuring artists who draw upon their roots for inspiration, and transplant them into the global music landscape.... (more...)
The Great Larry Willis, Tim Green, Gerald Cannon and Billy Williams Set for Twins Jazz Club on New Year's Eve The Great Larry Willis, Tim Green, Gerald Cannon and Billy Williams Set for Twins Jazz Club on New Year's Eve
by BWW News Desk - December 30, 2013

New Years Eve Bash with The Great Larry Willis Quartet Tim Green is set for the Twins Jazz Club, located at 1344 U Street NW, Top Floor, Washington, DC 20009. Call 202.234.0072 or visit www.TwinsJazz.com.... (more...)
Matt Baker, Natalie Douglas, Jamie deRoy and More Set for Birdland Jazz Club, Jan 2014 Matt Baker, Natalie Douglas, Jamie deRoy and More Set for Birdland Jazz Club, Jan 2014
by BWW News Desk - December 13, 2013

Birdland Jazz Club has announced their line-up of impressive talent for the month of January 2014. Featuring: The Birdland Big Band, Lauren Kinhan, Diane Schuur, Regina Carter, Nicholas Payton & Action Affirmative, Joey DeFrancesco, Cyrille Aimee, Matt Baker, Jim Caruso's Cast Party, Birdland Jazz P... (more...)






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