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Irene Jacob On Tour In Support of New CD 'En bas De Chez Moi' Irene Jacob On Tour In Support of New CD 'En bas De Chez Moi'
by BWW News Desk - January 16, 2017

Actress Irène Jacob and guitarist Francis Jacob craft welcoming, worldly pop on “En Bas De Chez Moi”, celebrating their release live at with lives appearances in Canada and the US.... (more...)
Rufus Wainwright, Kris Kristofferson and More to Return to City Winery Chicago Rufus Wainwright, Kris Kristofferson and More to Return to City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - January 06, 2017

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces singer/songwriter Rufus Wainwright for three back-to-back shows, two nights with Kris Kristofferson and more.... (more...)
Howie Day, Subdudes and More Coming Up at City Winery Chicago Howie Day, Subdudes and More Coming Up at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - December 20, 2016

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces one man band Howie Day, jazz piano wunderkind Joey Alexander and more.... (more...)
Gabrielle Stravelli Welcomes Vocal Trio Duchess as Special Guest to Launch New CD Gabrielle Stravelli Welcomes Vocal Trio Duchess as Special Guest to Launch New CD
by BWW News Desk - December 09, 2016

GABRIELLE STRAVELLI - the celebrated pop/jazz vocalist and songwriter called an "outstanding singer" by The Wall Street Journal and "hotter than the equator" by The Village Voice - will launch her new album Dream Ago at Subculture... (more...)
Chicago Philharmonic Chamber Players to Bring Jazzy Holiday Favorites to City Winery Chicago Philharmonic Chamber Players to Bring Jazzy Holiday Favorites to City Winery
by BWW News Desk - December 02, 2016

The Chicago Philharmonic Chamber Players (cp2) return to City Winery by popular request for another concert featuring fresh interpretations of seasonal favorites.... (more...)
Guitar Legend Paul Nelson Releases New Album 'Badass Generation' Guitar Legend Paul Nelson Releases New Album 'Badass Generation'
by BWW News Desk - December 01, 2016

Much to the excitement of guitarists worldwide, guitar legend Paul Nelson has released his new album “Badass Generation” to critical acclaim! Grammy winning guitarist Paul Nelson was Johnny Winter's protege guitarist in the Johnny Winter Band.... (more...)
Big Carlos Vives and Shakira Among Winners of 17th LATIN GRAMMY AWARDS; Full List Big Carlos Vives and Shakira Among Winners of 17th LATIN GRAMMY AWARDS; Full List
by TV News Desk - November 18, 2016

Argentine-Mexican actor Sebastián Rulli joined Puerto Rican singer/songwriter and actress Roselyn Sánchez to host the 17th Annual LATIN GRAMMY AWARDS live on the Univision Network last night from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.... (more...)
Photo Coverage: The New York Pops Veteran's Day Concert Photo Coverage: The New York Pops Veteran's Day Concert
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - November 12, 2016

On November 11, 2016 at 8:00PM, The New York Pops, led by Music Director and Conductor Steven Reineke, continued its 34th season at Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage with Concert for Courage, a program that will commemorate Veterans Day by honoring the brave men and women of the nation... (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...)
Los Lobos, Lalah Hathaway and More to Bring Holiday Shows to City Winery Chicago Los Lobos, Lalah Hathaway and More to Bring Holiday Shows to City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - November 02, 2016

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, Chicago, has announced its 2016 holiday lineup. ... (more...)
Orbert Davis's Chicago Jazz Philharmonic to Return to Auditorium Theatre Orbert Davis's Chicago Jazz Philharmonic to Return to Auditorium Theatre
by BWW News Desk - October 05, 2016

Orbert Davis's Chicago Jazz Philharmonic (CJP) returns to the Auditorium Theatre on Friday, November 11, with a diverse program that celebrates the rich cultural fabric of the United States.... (more...)
New Album 'Richie Cole Plays Ballads & Love Songs' to Be Released Oct. 21 New Album 'Richie Cole Plays Ballads & Love Songs' to Be Released Oct. 21
by BWW News Desk - October 03, 2016

Setting down roots in Pittsburgh two years ago has borne fruit for alto saxophonist Richie Cole in the form of his beautiful new album, 'Richie Cole Plays Ballads & Love Songs.' The CD, his first all-ballads album, will be released on his Richie Cole Presents imprint on October 21.... (more...)
Dr. Emily Ondracek-Peterson and Dr. Erik Christian Peterson Announced as Co-Artistic Directors of Crested Butte Music Festival Dr. Emily Ondracek-Peterson and Dr. Erik Christian Peterson Announced as Co-Artistic Directors of Crested Butte Music Festival
by BWW News Desk - September 27, 2016

The Crested Butte Music Festival (CBMF) is pleased to announce the appointment of violinist Dr. Emily Ondracek-Peterson and violist Dr. Erik Christian Peterson as co-Artistic Directors of the Festival, effective October 3, 2016. The husband-wife team will work in partnership with the CBMF Executive ... (more...)
Harold Lopez-Nussa's EL VIAJE Hits Billboard Jazz Chart; U.S. Tour Starts Next Week Harold Lopez-Nussa's EL VIAJE Hits Billboard Jazz Chart; U.S. Tour Starts Next Week
by BWW News Desk - September 27, 2016

'El Viaje (The Journey),' the title track of Cuban pianist and composer Harold López-Nussa's debut release on Mack Avenue Records, seems to sway gently like a boat in the water-as if readying for a voyage or returning to port after arrival-trumpet and voices whispering memories.... (more...)
Maxence Cyrin Returns with NOVO PIANO II; Plays LPR This June Maxence Cyrin Returns with NOVO PIANO II; Plays LPR This June
by BWW News Desk - April 20, 2016

Having drawn attention with his original compositions, arrangements and covers, French pianist Maxence Cyrin is back with Novö Piano II in which, with emotion and mischievousness, he takes a new look at the pop-rock repertoire of the '80s and '90s, from The Cure to Björk, by way of Soundgarden and V... (more...)
Classical Philharmonic Chamber Players Cross Over to Jazz for City Winery Concert Classical Philharmonic Chamber Players Cross Over to Jazz for City Winery Concert
by BWW News Desk - March 07, 2016

The Chicago Philharmonic Chamber Players (cp2) continue their residency at City Winery Chicago with a crossover performance of jazz standards.... (more...)
Ute Lemper's collab. w/ Paulo Coelho 'The 9 Secrets' Out Today Ute Lemper's collab. w/ Paulo Coelho 'The 9 Secrets' Out Today
by BWW News Desk - February 12, 2016

Grammy-nominated, internationally acclaimed artist Ute Lemper's collaboration with renowned best-selling author Paulo Coelho, The 9 Secrets, is set for release on February 12... (more...)
The Auditorium Theatre Presents TOO HOT TO HANDEL: THE JAZZ-GOSPEL MESSIAH This Weekend The Auditorium Theatre Presents TOO HOT TO HANDEL: THE JAZZ-GOSPEL MESSIAH This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - January 16, 2016

The Auditorium Theatre presents its annual King Holiday celebration performances of Too Hot to Handel: The Jazz-Gospel Messiah today, January 16 and tomorrow, January 17, 2016.... (more...)
STAR TREK: THE ULTIMATE VOYAGE Concert Tour to Stop at Segerstrom Center This May STAR TREK: THE ULTIMATE VOYAGE Concert Tour to Stop at Segerstrom Center This May
by BWW News Desk - January 11, 2016

CineConcerts, CBS Consumer Products and Paramount Pictures will launch STAR TREK: THE ULTIMATE VOYAGE, a North American concert tour playing performing arts centers in more than 100 cities.... (more...)
The Auditorium Theatre to Present TOO HOT TO HANDEL: THE JAZZ-GOSPEL MESSIAH This Jan The Auditorium Theatre to Present TOO HOT TO HANDEL: THE JAZZ-GOSPEL MESSIAH This Jan
by BWW News Desk - December 09, 2015

The Auditorium Theatre presents its annual King Holiday celebration performances of Too Hot to Handel: The Jazz-Gospel Messiah on Saturday, January 16 and 17, 2016.... (more...)
Yolanda Wyns Named One of the 2015 Musical America Influencers Yolanda Wyns Named One of the 2015 Musical America Influencers
by BWW News Desk - December 02, 2015

Yolanda Wyns, Director of Music of the Harlem School has been named one of the top 2015 Musical America influencers of the Year.... (more...)
Dianne Reeves, Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings Come to NJPAC Tonight Dianne Reeves, Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings Come to NJPAC Tonight
by BWW News Desk - November 14, 2015

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents a superb evening of jazz , funk and soul is in store for music lovers when Dianne Reeves, Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings, and bassist Christian McBride, host and special guest, perform in Prudential Hall. Tonight, November 14, 2015 8:00 PM at Prudenti... (more...)
Ute Lemper Collaborates with Paulo Coelho for THE 9 SECRETS, Out 2/12 Ute Lemper Collaborates with Paulo Coelho for THE 9 SECRETS, Out 2/12
by BWW News Desk - November 12, 2015

Grammy-nominated, internationally acclaimed artist Ute Lemper's collaboration with renowned best-selling author Paulo Coelho, The 9 Secrets, is set for release on February 12 via Steinway & Sons.... (more...)
Chicago Human Rhythm Project Celebrates Strayhorn Tonight Chicago Human Rhythm Project Celebrates Strayhorn Tonight
by BWW News Desk - November 11, 2015

As a part of the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University's citywide festival celebrating the life and music of Billy Strayhorn, Chicago Human Rhythm Project (CHRP) presents an evening of music, song and dance marking his close association with Duke Ellington, the Duke Ellington Orchestra and Harl... (more...)