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Kimmel Center to Host Free Public Workshops from 2014-15 Jazz Residency Program, 6/19-20 Kimmel Center to Host Free Public Workshops from 2014-15 Jazz Residency Program, 6/19-20
by BWW News Desk - April 24, 2015

Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts announces series of FREE public workshops featuring the artists from the 2014-15 Jazz Residency program.  The Philadelphia community is invited to engage in the creative process of two world premieres, scheduled to be performed June 19-20 in SEI Innovation Studi... (more...)
Vince Gill & Lyle Lovett Coming to bergenPAC, 5/27 Vince Gill & Lyle Lovett Coming to bergenPAC, 5/27
by BWW News Desk - April 24, 2015

Bergen Performing Arts Center located at 30 North Van Brunt Street in Englewood, New Jersey presents Vince Gill/Lyle Lovett NEW DATE (due to inclement weather 1/28/15 postponement) Wednesday, May 27th 2015 at 8 PM. Tickets purchased for the original 1/28/15 date will be honored. There are still seat... (more...)
Third Annual International Guitar Competition Offers $22,000 in Cash Prizes Third Annual International Guitar Competition Offers $22,000 in Cash Prizes
by BWW News Desk - April 24, 2015

Featuring $22,000 in prize money, the third annual Wilson Center Guitar Competition & Festival will take place at the Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts (Wilson Center) on August 13-15, 2015. An international, multi-genre festival that features four different competitions-Rock/Blues, Fingerstyl... (more...)
Jazz Singer Eugenie Jones to Release 'Come Out Swingin', 5/12 Jazz Singer Eugenie Jones to Release 'Come Out Swingin', 5/12
by BWW News Desk - April 24, 2015

Eugenie Jones's widely praised 2013 debut, 'Black Lace Blue Tears,' introduced a late-blooming but fiercely original jazz vocalist and songwriter to the jazz world.... (more...)
Devlin to Bring MOVING ON to Martinis Above Fourth Table + Stage, 4/29 Devlin to Bring MOVING ON to Martinis Above Fourth Table + Stage, 4/29
by BWW News Desk - April 23, 2015

On Wednesday, April 29 at 8:00 PM, Martinis Above Fourth Table + Stage in San Diego and Sher Krieger Events are presenting Devlin in Moving On.... (more...)
Def Leppard's Phil Collen Releases DELTA DEEP Def Leppard's Phil Collen Releases DELTA DEEP
by BWW News Desk - April 23, 2015

Phil Collen, lead guitarist of Def Leppard, announces the formation and release of his new blues based music project, DELTA DEEP, coming this summer.  Collen recorded the mix of original and hand-picked cover tracks with fellow DELTA DEEP bandmates Debbi Blackwell-Cook (back-up vocalist for such art... (more...)
4th Annual Asheville Percussion Festival Set for 6/19-21 4th Annual Asheville Percussion Festival Set for 6/19-21
by BWW News Desk - April 23, 2015

Asheville Percussion Festival is being held June 19-21, 2015 in beautiful Asheville, NC. Come enjoy a creative environment where percussionists and dancers of all traditions, from around the globe, gather to explore, create and innovate. All workshops on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday will be held at ... (more...)
Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. to Headline Salute to Sinatra and Billie Holiday Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. to Headline Salute to Sinatra and Billie Holiday
by BWW News Desk - April 23, 2015

Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. will co-headline a very special "Centennial Salute To Sinatra and Billie Holiday" Friday night May 1st at the Scottish Rite Auditorium in Collingswood, NJ, in suburban Philadelphia.... (more...)
Ramsey Lewis Moves TPAC Concert to Oct 3 Ramsey Lewis Moves TPAC Concert to Oct 3
by BWW News Desk - April 22, 2015

Due to unforeseen circumstances, jazz legend Ramsey Lewis' upcoming performance at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center is being rescheduled for Saturday, October 3 at 8:00 p.m.... (more...)
Noshir Mody's STORIES FROM THE YEARS OF LIVING PASSIONATELY Nominated for 2015 IMAs Noshir Mody's STORIES FROM THE YEARS OF LIVING PASSIONATELY Nominated for 2015 IMAs
by BWW News Desk - April 22, 2015

Noshir Mody's 'Stories From the Years of Living Passionately' has been nominated in the Jazz Instrumental Album in the 14th Annual Independent Music Awards.... (more...)
Grammy Award Winner Kevin “K.O.” Olusola of Pentatonix Joins Yamaha Artist Roster Grammy Award Winner Kevin “K.O.” Olusola of Pentatonix Joins Yamaha Artist Roster
by BWW News Desk - April 22, 2015

Yamaha announced that Kevin 'K.O.' Olusola, cellist and beat-boxer for the Grammy Award-winning vocal quintet Pentatonix, has joined the Yamaha Artist roster. He is currently playing an SVC-110SK Silent Cello on tour with the group.... (more...)
ast West Fusion Fest to Feature Michael Manring, 5/9 ast West Fusion Fest to Feature Michael Manring, 5/9
by BWW News Desk - April 22, 2015

World-renowned bass soloist and Grammy nominee Michael Manring, guitar master Todd Mosby's ensemble Axis, and pop/jazz duo Bryan and Lola will perform as part of the first annual East West Fusion Fest at 7 p.m. on Sat., May 9, at the Kranzberg Arts Center (501 N. Grand Blvd.). The event is presented... (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...)
Brother Sun Coming to The Ware Center, 4/30 Brother Sun Coming to The Ware Center, 4/30
by BWW News Desk - April 22, 2015

The national touring trio Brother Sun featuring musicians Greg Greenway, Pat Wictor and Joe Jencks, will close out the artistic season on Thursday, April 30 at 7:30 pm at the Ware Center located at 42 N. Prince Street in Downtown Lancaster.   The trio's rich voices compliment and blend over a well-c... (more...)
Make Music Day 2015 Resounds Across 20+ U.S. Cities This June Make Music Day 2015 Resounds Across 20+ U.S. Cities This June
by BWW News Desk - April 22, 2015

Music will fill the air as Make Music Day, the world's largest annual music event, returns with a wild and wonderful mix of free, outdoor music-making on June 21, the first day of summer.... (more...)
Grammy JAZZ 23 Now Available at Select Online Retailers Grammy JAZZ 23 Now Available at Select Online Retailers
by TV News Desk - April 21, 2015

Thirty of the nation's best high school singers and musicians, representing 29 cities and 12 states from across the United States, who participated in the 2015 GRAMMY Camp® -Jazz Session program.... (more...)
Acclaimed Indie-Pop Band Royal Teeth to Perform at Jazzfest This April Acclaimed Indie-Pop Band Royal Teeth to Perform at Jazzfest This April
by BWW News Desk - April 21, 2015

Elektra Records has announced the addition of New Orleans-based, indie pop band Royal Teeth to its celebrated roster. Their label debut expected in 2016 will be the band's first new music since releasing 2013's Glow, which featured the hit single 'Wild.'... (more...)
Jazz Vocalist Ellen Johnson's  New Recording 'Form & formless' Out 6/9 Jazz Vocalist Ellen Johnson's New Recording 'Form & formless' Out 6/9
by BWW News Desk - April 21, 2015

'So much of life, like music, is the art of listening and responding,' said west coast vocalist Ellen Johnson about her conceptual new recording, Form & formless, slated for release by Vocal Visions Records on June 9, 2015.... (more...)
Allan Harris to Bring BLACK BAR JUKEBOX to Long Beach, 3/13 Allan Harris to Bring BLACK BAR JUKEBOX to Long Beach, 3/13
by BWW News Desk - April 20, 2015

After two sold-out performances at the Richard and Karen Carpenter Performing Arts Center, soulful jazz vocalist Allan Harris will return Sunday, May 13, at 2 p.m. in Long Beach, California.... (more...)
2015 Jazz Bell Nominations Announced 2015 Jazz Bell Nominations Announced
by BWW News Desk - April 20, 2015

The 2015 Australian Jazz Bell Awards have announced the nominations across all categories for this year's awards, with the overall winners to be announced at a ceremony, hosted by Helen Kapalos, at the beautiful Regent Theatre Ballroom on Thursday 30 April.... (more...)
Chicago Sister Cities to Sponsor 2nd Annual Paris Jazz Tour This June Chicago Sister Cities to Sponsor 2nd Annual Paris Jazz Tour This June
by BWW News Desk - April 17, 2015

The Paris Committee of Chicago Sister Cities International is sponsoring the Second Annual Paris Jazz Tour and Singers Workshop, bringing singers from different genres together from the U.S., Paris and Croatia to travel to Paris from June 18-24, 2015, led by Paris Committee member and jazz singer Cl... (more...)
An Evening with Grammy Award Winner Paula Cole to Close the Gracie Theatre's Season An Evening with Grammy Award Winner Paula Cole to Close the Gracie Theatre's Season
by BWW News Desk - April 17, 2015

Husson University welcomes Grammy Award winning singer/songwriter Paula Cole to the Grace Theatre on Friday, April 24, 2015.... (more...)
REO Speedwagon, Earth, Wind & Fire, Meat Loaf Among RiverEdge Summer 2015 Lineup REO Speedwagon, Earth, Wind & Fire, Meat Loaf Among RiverEdge Summer 2015 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - April 16, 2015

City of Aurora Mayor Thomas Weisner announced today the 2015 line up of concerts and events at RiverEdge Park, downtown Aurora's beautiful outdoor concert venue, primed to launch its third season this summer.... (more...)



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