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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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Vocalist Roseanna Vitro Set to Release 'Clarity: Music of Clare Fischer'Vocalist Roseanna Vitro Set to Release 'Clarity: Music of Clare Fischer'
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 WorldPianist Aruan Ortiz Moves Afro-Cuban Grooves Deep into the Jazz World
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...)


Dee Dee Bridgewater, Arturo Sandoval and More Set for the Blue Note, Aug 2014Dee Dee Bridgewater, Arturo Sandoval and More Set for the Blue Note, Aug 2014
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 2014Jazz Masters, Stephen Wallam, Jim Caruso's Cast Party and More Set for Birdland, Aug 2014
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 Comst... (more...)


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...)


Loston Harris Quartet, Jane Monheit and More Come to Birdland, 7/7-13Loston Harris Quartet, Jane Monheit and More Come to Birdland, 7/7-13
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 DeJesu... (more...)


Birdland Announces 'OUR SINATRA: A Musical Celebration' and More, 6/30-7/6Birdland Announces 'OUR SINATRA: A Musical Celebration' and More, 6/30-7/6
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 ... (more...)


Tributo a las Divas Cubanas Set for Harris Center, 6/27Tributo a las Divas Cubanas Set for Harris Center, 6/27
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... (more...)


BossaBrasil Festival, Spencer Day and More to Play Birdland, 5/26-6/1BossaBrasil Festival, Spencer Day and More to Play Birdland, 5/26-6/1
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... (more...)


Steve Kuhn Trio, Joey DeFrancesco Organ Quartet & More Set for Birdland Next MonthSteve Kuhn Trio, Joey DeFrancesco Organ Quartet & More Set for Birdland Next Month
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, 4/13Cuban Charanga Band Orquesta Aragon to Play Schimmel Center, 4/13
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:... (more...)


Quest, Broadway Belts, Barbara Carroll and More Set for Birdland Jazz Club, 2/24-3/2Quest, Broadway Belts, Barbara Carroll and More Set for Birdland Jazz Club, 2/24-3/2
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... (more...)


Asphalt Orchestra Joins the Pixies at Capitol TheatreAsphalt Orchestra Joins the Pixies at Capitol Theatre
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... (more...)


World Music Institute Announces Line-Ups For AFRICA NOW and DANCING THE GODS and Adds HAVANA NAGILAWorld 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 wh... (more...)


The Great Larry Willis, Tim Green, Gerald Cannon and Billy Williams Set for Twins Jazz Club on New Year's EveThe Great Larry Willis, Tim Green, Gerald Cannon and Billy Williams Set for Twins Jazz Club on New Year's Eve
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.... (more...)


Matt Baker, Natalie Douglas, Jamie deRoy and More Set for Birdland Jazz Club, Jan 2014Matt Baker, Natalie Douglas, Jamie deRoy and More Set for Birdland Jazz Club, Jan 2014
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 & Actio... (more...)


Cheyenne Jackson, Donna McKechnie, Frank Wildhorn, Cyndi Lauper and More Set for Birdland, Dec 2013Cheyenne Jackson, Donna McKechnie, Frank Wildhorn, Cyndi Lauper and More Set for Birdland, Dec 2013
November 15, 2013

Birdland Jazz Club has announced their zesty line-up of impressive talent for the month of December 2013. Featuring: Michael Feinstein, Stacey Kent, Jazz Stories with Eddie Gomez, Kenny Barron, Al Fos... (more...)


Graham Nash, The Wee Trio, Tuck & Patti and More Set for Yoshi's San Francisco, Now thru Dec 15Graham Nash, The Wee Trio, Tuck & Patti and More Set for Yoshi's San Francisco, Now thru Dec 15
November 12, 2013

Yoshi's San Francisco announces updated calendar for club and restaurant through December 15, plus new shows through February 2014. (more...)


Orquesta Buena Vista Social Club Performs on Tonight's JAY LENOOrquesta Buena Vista Social Club Performs on Tonight's JAY LENO
September 13, 2013

Orquesta Buena Vista Social Club, featuring original members Omara Portuondo, Eliades Ochoa, Guajiro Mirabal, and Barbarito Torres will perform on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno tomorrow night, Friday... (more...)


The Zombies, The Fab Faux and More Set for Yoshi's San Francisco, Fall-Winter 2013The Zombies, The Fab Faux and More Set for Yoshi's San Francisco, Fall-Winter 2013
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Yoshi's San Francisco announces updated calendar for club and restaurant through October 6, plus new shows through December 2013. Details below! (more...)


Orquesta Buena Vista Social Club to Tour U.S. This FallOrquesta Buena Vista Social Club to Tour U.S. This Fall
July 18, 2013

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May 20, 2013

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April 30, 2013

Sony Masterworks releases Gloria Estefan's The Standards on September 10, 2013. Celebrating great tunes from the American Songbook, The Standards reaches out to Estefan's global fan base via interna... (more...)


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April 28, 2013

Mercedes Ellington, President of The Duke Ellington Center For The Arts, has announced that the 114th Birthday of her grandfather Duke Ellington will be celebrated with two events this year -- today, ... (more...)







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