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BIO: George Duke is a multi-faceted American musician, known as a keyboard pioneer, composer, singer and producer in both jazz and popular mainstream musical genres. Wikipedia Born: January 12, 1946 (age ... (read more...)

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Explore Cole Porter's World with Michael Feinstein and the Pasadena POPS Explore Cole Porter's World with Michael Feinstein and the Pasadena POPS
by BWW News Desk - August 02, 2016

Michael Feinstein and the Pasadena POPS heat up the Los Angeles County Arboretum on August 20th with an evening solely devoted to one of America's most beloved musical icons for Cole Porter Night.... (more...)
Charlie Parker Birthday Celebration and More Set for August at Birdland Charlie Parker Birthday Celebration and More Set for August at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - July 15, 2016

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its August 2016 schedule, featuring Django Reinhardt NY Festival, Charlie Parker Birthday Celebration, Steve Kuhn Trio, Renee Rosnes, ShowBiz After Hours with Frank DiLella, Rolando Morales-Matos Sextet, Ken Peplowski Quartet, Eric Comstock and Jay Leonhart, Jim Caru... (more...)
Major Musical Tours and More Highlight Harris Center's 2016-17 Season Major Musical Tours and More Highlight Harris Center's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - July 12, 2016

Bringing artists from around the world, and from most every genre, the Harris Center for the Arts at Folsom Lake College will offer upwards of four hundred performances in its 2016/2017 Season.... (more...)
Sharon Hendrix Releases Her Retro-Summertime Fun 'Frazzelmatic' Video Sharon Hendrix Releases Her Retro-Summertime Fun 'Frazzelmatic' Video
by BWW News Desk - July 11, 2016

After years of working just 20 feet from stardom Sharon “Muffy” Hendrix has stepped into the spotlight.... (more...)
2016 Jazz Record Collectors' Bash Set for This Weekend in Iselin 2016 Jazz Record Collectors' Bash Set for This Weekend in Iselin
by BWW News Desk - June 22, 2016

The 42nd Annual Jazz Record Collectors' Bash will be held this weekend, June 24-25, 2016, at the APA Hotel Woodbridge (formally Hilton Woodbridge, 120 Wood Avenue South Iselin, NJ 08830).... (more...)
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by BWW - June 12, 2016

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Rita Moreno, Isley Brothers, Lucian Grainge, Milton Nascimento Receive Honorary Degrees at Berklee Commencement Rita Moreno, Isley Brothers, Lucian Grainge, Milton Nascimento Receive Honorary Degrees at Berklee Commencement
by BWW News Desk - May 07, 2016

Nearly 900 graduates from 68 countries received degrees today at Berklee's 2016 commencement. Berklee President Roger H. Brown presented honorary doctor of music degrees to music legends Rita Moreno, the Isley Brothers, Lucian Grainge, and Milton Nascimento. Moreno delivered the commencement address... (more...)
Cyndi Lauper's Country 'Detour' to Stop by CBS THIS MORNING, LATE NIGHT, CMT and More This Week Cyndi Lauper's Country 'Detour' to Stop by CBS THIS MORNING, LATE NIGHT, CMT and More This Week
by BWW News Desk - May 03, 2016

Grammy, Emmy and Tony-winning singer-songwriter Cyndi Lauper is taking a country DETOUR May 6 with her highly-anticipated new album (available for pre-order now) featuring a collection of country covers from the 40's, 50's and 60's.... (more...)
Frank Zappa's 'Lumpy Money Project/Object' Set & More to Debut 5/27 Frank Zappa's 'Lumpy Money Project/Object' Set & More to Debut 5/27
by BWW News Desk - April 26, 2016

Frank Zappa's 3-CD Lumpy Money Project/Object set and his 2-CD Road Tapes, Venue #1 and Road Tapes, Venue #2performance albums will be reissued, and Road Tapes, Venue #3 will debut on May 27 from Zappa Records/UMe. All four titles will be available on CD and digitally.... (more...)
Lincoln Center Sets Midsummer Night Swing 2016 Season Lincoln Center Sets Midsummer Night Swing 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - April 25, 2016

New York's premier summer dance party, Midsummer Night Swing, returns for its 28th season, June 21-July 9. T... (more...)
Cyndi Lauper Heads to North Carolina for LGBT Community Benefit Cyndi Lauper Heads to North Carolina for LGBT Community Benefit
by BWW News Desk - April 15, 2016

'Sadly, once again, the civil rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people have been trampled on with the recent passage of HB2 in North Carolina.... (more...)
STG to Celebrate 15th Anniversary of MORE MUSIC @ THE MOORE STG to Celebrate 15th Anniversary of MORE MUSIC @ THE MOORE
by BWW News Desk - March 30, 2016

Join STG in celebrating the 15th anniversary of its signature youth music program More Music @ The Moore, with international superstar and band-leader Sheila E. returning for her second year as Music Director.... (more...)
British Songstress Hero Fisher Unveils 'Breathe' Video British Songstress Hero Fisher Unveils 'Breathe' Video
by BWW News Desk - February 29, 2016

British-born, French-raised, London-based singer songwriter Hero Fisher is one of Europe's most exciting musical exports.... (more...)
JAZZSTOCK to Present Sheila Jordan This Weekend JAZZSTOCK to Present Sheila Jordan This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - February 24, 2016

Join us for JAZZSTOCK's next concert on February 27 with 2012 NEA Jazz Master Sheila Jordan in duo with longtime collaborator bassist Cameron Brown.... (more...)
Jazz & Blues Vocalist Sonya Hensley to Release 'THE ESSENTIAL' Album Jazz & Blues Vocalist Sonya Hensley to Release 'THE ESSENTIAL' Album
by BWW News Desk - February 23, 2016

Having regaled audiences in over 50 countries as featured headliner, principal performer or co-lead singer – including a 14 country tour of “Sophisticated Ladies” - Sonya Hensley is equally at ease singing jazz, R&B, Broadway, pop, Latin and blues – and has long been driven by her desire to keep exp... (more...)
BWW Interview: Singer FRANK SINATRA JR. Talks Upcoming 100th BIRTHDAY SINATRA CONCERT BWW Interview: Singer FRANK SINATRA JR. Talks Upcoming 100th BIRTHDAY SINATRA CONCERT
by Don Grigware - November 02, 2015

On December 12 singer Frank Sinatra Jr. will perform a 100th Birthday Celebration of his father Frank Sinatra's music at the Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills at 9 pm. In our talk he describes the concert in detail. He also talks about his mentors and what music he prefers to listen to nowadays. Whe... (more...)
Vocalist Carmen Bradford Joins the Capital Jazz Orchestra for Special Christmas Performance Vocalist Carmen Bradford Joins the Capital Jazz Orchestra for Special Christmas Performance
by BWW News Desk - November 02, 2015

Grammy-winning Count Basie vocalist Carmen Bradford joins the Capital Jazz Orchestra for A Carmen Bradford Christmas at the Concord City Auditorium “The Audi” Located at 2 Prince Street Concord, NH, on Sunday, December 13, at 4pm. Tickets for this festive performance start at $25 and are on sale now... (more...)
Jazz Drama Program Honors Jon Hendricks and Cobi Narita Jazz Drama Program Honors Jon Hendricks and Cobi Narita
by BWW News Desk - October 02, 2015

Good Morning America news anchor and music fan Ron Claiborne will host a gala evening honoring vocalese original Jon Hendricks once dubbed the 'James Joyce of Jazz' by Time magazine, and producer Cobi Narita who founded and led both the Universal Jazz Coalition and New York Women's Jazz Festival for... (more...)
Kamasi Washington Comes to Boulder Theater Tonight Kamasi Washington Comes to Boulder Theater Tonight
by BWW News Desk - September 24, 2015

Z2 Entertainment will present Kamasi Washington at the Boulder Theater tonight, September 24th, 2015.... (more...)
Itzhak Perlman to Perform at bergenPAC, 10/11 Itzhak Perlman to Perform at bergenPAC, 10/11
by BWW News Desk - September 02, 2015

Bergen Performing Arts Center located at 30 North Van Brunt Street in Englewood, New Jersey presents Itzhak Perlman as part of the Wilmington Trust Cultural Arts Series, Sunday, October 11, 2015 at 7PM. Purchase tickets to see the reigning violin virtuoso at www.ticketmaster.com or Box Office at 201... (more...)
Capitol Center for the Arts Sets National Theatre Live Screenings for 2015-16 Season Capitol Center for the Arts Sets National Theatre Live Screenings for 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - September 01, 2015

The Capitol Center for the Arts is proud to present five broadcast presentations from London's National Theatre during the 2015-16 Season, including new productions of Hamlet, starring Benedict Cumberbatch (BBC's Sherlock, The Imitation Game), and Everyman, starring Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Years a Slav... (more...)
Coltrane Revisited, Christina Bianco, Anthony de Mare and More Set for Birdland This Month Coltrane Revisited, Christina Bianco, Anthony de Mare and More Set for Birdland This Month
by BWW News Desk - September 01, 2015

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its September 2015 schedule, featuring Cyrus Chestnut Trio, Arturo O'Farrill, The Birdland Big Band, Darius de Haas, Coltrane Revisited, The Royal Bopsters Project, Jim Caruso's Cast Party and more!... (more...)
Arturo O'Farrill, Darius de Haas and More Set for Birdland, Week of Sept 7 Arturo O'Farrill, Darius de Haas and More Set for Birdland, Week of Sept 7
by BWW News Desk - August 28, 2015

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup for September 7-13, 2015, including Arturo O'Farrill, Darius de Haas, Birdland Jazz Party, and more. Scroll down for details!... (more...)
Music Legend Tony Bennett and Jazz Pianist Bill Charlap Record The Silver Lining: The Songs of Jerome Kern Music Legend Tony Bennett and Jazz Pianist Bill Charlap Record The Silver Lining: The Songs of Jerome Kern
by BWW News Desk - August 21, 2015

Columbia Records is proud to announce the release ofThe Silver Lining: The Songs of Jerome Kern, a new album from American musical legend Tony Bennett and acclaimed jazz pianist Bill Charlap, arriving Friday, September 25, 2015.... (more...)
JCCSF Welcomes Scholars, Athletes, Musicians, Chefs and More for 2015-16 Arts & Ideas Lineup JCCSF Welcomes Scholars, Athletes, Musicians, Chefs and More for 2015-16 Arts & Ideas Lineup
by BWW News Desk - August 20, 2015

The Jewish Community Center of San Francisco (JCCSF) Chief Executive Officer Marci Glazer announced the outstanding thinkers, writers and entertainers that will comprise the diverse lineup for the 2015-16 Arts & Ideas season.... (more...)











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