GEORGE DUKE

 

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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Lincoln Center Festival to 'Cross Borders' with 2017 Lineup Lincoln Center Festival to 'Cross Borders' with 2017 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - March 22, 2017

Nigel Redden, Lincoln Center Festival Director, today announced the lineup for the 2017 Festival, which runs from July 10 to 30.  This summer, in its 22nd season, the Festival continues to accentuate its mission of globalism by inviting to Lincoln Center artists and companies from many parts of the ... (more...)
Rachelle Ferrell, Mac McAnally, Garland Jeffreys and More On-Sale at City Winery Chicago Rachelle Ferrell, Mac McAnally, Garland Jeffreys and More On-Sale at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - March 21, 2017

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces back-to-back shows with Rachelle Ferrell, 6-time CMA Musician of The Year award-winner Mac McAnally returns to City Winery, NY Blues Hall of Famer Garland Jeffreys and more. The following shows go on sale to the public on Thursday, March 23 at ... (more...)
Rufus Wainwright, Arsenio Hall and More Coming Up This April at City Winery Chicago Rufus Wainwright, Arsenio Hall and More Coming Up This April at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - March 20, 2017

The following acts are performing at City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, throughout the month of April.... (more...)
Ella Fitzgerald's Centennial Year to Be Commemorated with Global Celebration Ella Fitzgerald's Centennial Year to Be Commemorated with Global Celebration
by BWW News Desk - March 13, 2017

The Ella Fitzgerald Charitable Foundation, Verve Label Group and UMe are pleased to announce some of the major initiatives confirmed as part of this year's Ella 100 centennial celebration honoring one of the most beloved and influential vocalists of all time, Ella Fitzgerald. T... (more...)
Jean Luc Ponty Band to Play Boulder Theater This June Jean Luc Ponty Band to Play Boulder Theater This June
by BWW News Desk - January 19, 2017

Due to a scheduling conflict, the Jean-Luc Ponty Band performance at the Boulder Theater has been moved to one day prior on Tuesday, June 13, 2017. The venue apologizes for any inconvenience this may have caused. All tickets from the June 14th performance will be honored. ... (more...)
Victor Wooten Trio to Play Boulder Theater This March Victor Wooten Trio to Play Boulder Theater This March
by BWW News Desk - January 17, 2017

Victor Wooten Trio, featuring Dennis Chambers and Bob Franscheschini, will perform at Boulder Theater on Saturday, March 25, 2017. ... (more...)
American Jazz Singer Freda Payne and Grammy Award Nominee B. Slade Joins THE SORTING ROOM American Jazz Singer Freda Payne and Grammy Award Nominee B. Slade Joins THE SORTING ROOM
by BWW News Desk - December 15, 2016

American Soul/R&B singer Freda Payne and Grammy Award nominee B. Slade, who brought down the house during the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts' co-production of For The Record: Scorsese - American Crime Requiem, bring their signature vocal styles to The Wallis for special one-night-on... (more...)
Lavay Smith & Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers and More to Play Blue Note Napa This January Lavay Smith & Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers and More to Play Blue Note Napa This January
by BWW News Desk - December 09, 2016

Newly opened in October 2016 the Blue Note Napa is a jazz club/gourmet restaurant venue occupying the first floor of the historic Napa Valley Opera House.... (more...)
The AZ Swing Kings to Present THE GREAT AMERICAN SONGBOOK and ALL THAT JAZZ 11/22 The AZ Swing Kings to Present THE GREAT AMERICAN SONGBOOK and ALL THAT JAZZ 11/22
by BWW News Desk - November 05, 2016

On Tuesday, November 22 the AZ Swing Kings bring you The Great American Songbook and All That Jazz! The AZ Swing Kings Orchestra is a Valley favorite and consists of 18 instrumentalists and a vocalist. The orchestra is under the direction of Lenny King - former creator and director of the Chicago Me... (more...)
Christian McBride Trio to Bring SARAH VAUGHAN CELEBRATION to NJPAC Christian McBride Trio to Bring SARAH VAUGHAN CELEBRATION to NJPAC
by BWW News Desk - October 24, 2016

Sarah Vaughan Celebration with The Christian McBride Trio, Dianne Reeves, Lisa Fischer, and Sheila Jordan is set for Saturday, November 19, at New Jersey Performing Arts Center (1 Center Street, Newark NJ).... (more...)
Nina Simone's Historic Philips Years Celebrated with Vinyl Remasters of Seven Classic Albums Nina Simone's Historic Philips Years Celebrated with Vinyl Remasters of Seven Classic Albums
by BWW News Desk - September 30, 2016

 From 1964 to 1967, the extraordinary Nina Simone released seven albums on PhilipsRecords, further establishing her peerless artistic expression and singular voice. During this exceptional purple patch, she recorded some of her best and most important work of her career, much of it fuelled by the Ci... (more...)
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...)
Lincoln Center Kicks Off Midsummer Night Swing 2016 Season Tonight Lincoln Center Kicks Off Midsummer Night Swing 2016 Season Tonight
by BWW News Desk - June 21, 2016

New York's premier summer dance party, Midsummer Night Swing, returns for its 28th season, tonight, June 21, through July 9.... (more...)
Samuel Beckett's Radio Play ALL THAT FALL Among Lincoln Center's 2016 White Light Festival Lineup Samuel Beckett's Radio Play ALL THAT FALL Among Lincoln Center's 2016 White Light Festival Lineup
by BWW News Desk - June 16, 2016

Ehrenkranz Artistic Director Jane Moss today announced the schedule for Lincoln Center's seventh White Light Festival, running from October 16 through November 16, 2016. The international multidisciplinary festival, which takes its name from a quotation by the Estonian composer Arvo Part, is an annu... (more...)
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...)
STG to Celebrate 15th Anniversary of MORE MUSIC @ THE MOORE STG to Celebrate 15th Anniversary of MORE MUSIC @ THE MOORE
by BWW News Desk - May 06, 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...)
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...)