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VIDEO: Behind the Scenes of Janet Jackson's Album Cover Shoot on GOOD MORNING AMERICA VIDEO: Behind the Scenes of Janet Jackson's Album Cover Shoot on GOOD MORNING AMERICA
by TV News Desk - August 20, 2015

On GOOD MORNING AMERICA, Viewers got an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the album cover shoot for music icon Janet Jackson's as-yet-untitled upcoming studio album.... (more...)
Klazz-Ma-Tazz Set to Play NYC's Cornelia Street Cafe, Klazz-Ma-Tazz Set to Play NYC's Cornelia Street Cafe,
by BWW News Desk - August 10, 2015

Klezmer/Jazz fusion group Klazz-Ma-Tazz will celebrate the release of their debut album Tangibility, at The Cornelia Street Cafe (New York City), September 2nd, 9:00 pm.  Klazz-Ma-Tazz is an accomplished ensemble that has garnered praise for its dynamic compositions, its improvisational skills, spir... (more...)
Valley Performing Arts Center to Host Linda Ronstadt in Conversation with Dan Guerrero, 9/29 Valley Performing Arts Center to Host Linda Ronstadt in Conversation with Dan Guerrero, 9/29
by BWW News Desk - August 06, 2015

Like never before, the world-renowned 16th Annual Vancouver International Tap Festival is showcasing the fullness of a living, exciting, vital art taking place from Aug. 27 - 30, 2015. Tap dancing - from its deep musical roots and brilliant contemporary blossoming - explored and experienced from new... (more...)
Klazz-Ma-Tazz Release 'Tangibility' Klazz-Ma-Tazz Release 'Tangibility'
by BWW News Desk - July 23, 2015

Klezmer/Jazz fusion group Klazz-Ma-Tazz will release its debut album Tangibility on OneTrickDog* Records.  Founded by violinist and composer Benjamin Sutin, in 2014, Klazz-Ma-Tazz blurs the boundaries of labels and genres.  Rooted in the jazz idiom, the music reflects the influences of folk music fr... (more...)
Jazz Violin & More Set for Morris Museum This Month Jazz Violin & More Set for Morris Museum This Month
by BWW News Desk - July 02, 2015

The Morris Museum kicks off the summer with a series of entertaining and educational public programs for adults. Highlights include a performance by jazz violinist Aaron Weinstein; a lecture exploring the complexity of the Indian American experience with professor Diditi Mitra; a tour of 'Musically,... (more...)
Skirball Cultural Center to Welcome Niyaz Featuring Azam Ali, 5/28 Skirball Cultural Center to Welcome Niyaz Featuring Azam Ali, 5/28
by BWW News Desk - April 30, 2015

The Skirball Cultural Center presents a live performance by the mesmerizing Iranian duo Niyaz, featuring vocalist Azam Ali and multi-instrumentalist Loga Ramin Torkian. Described by the San Francisco Chronicle as 'mystical music with a modern edge,' Niyaz-which means 'yearning' in both Farsi and Urd... (more...)
Harlem School of the Arts and Jazzmobile Join Forces for their 50th Anniversaries Harlem School of the Arts and Jazzmobile Join Forces for their 50th Anniversaries
by BWW News Desk - April 30, 2015

Harlem School of the Arts (HSA) and Jazzmobile will join forces to present an inaugural event on Monday, May 4, 2015 ... (more...)
Keyframe-Entertainment Announces New Electronic Music Label Release Keyframe-Entertainment Announces New Electronic Music Label Release
by BWW News Desk - April 27, 2015

Keyframe has launched its music label with artists The Wisdom of Shankara from Lyttelton, New Zealand.... (more...)
Auditorium Theatre to Welcome Grammy Winner Lila Downs, 5/6 Auditorium Theatre to Welcome Grammy Winner Lila Downs, 5/6
by BWW News Desk - April 06, 2015

A special addition to its historic 125th Anniversary Season, the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University and the Mariachi Heritage Foundation co-present Grammy-winning sensation and world-renowned singer Lila Downs for a one-night-only performance Wednesday, May 6 at 7:30 p.m.... (more...)
Universal Music Enterprises to Release Complete American Recordings of Johnny Cash Universal Music Enterprises to Release Complete American Recordings of Johnny Cash
by BWW News Desk - March 17, 2015

Considered to be one of the most influential artists of the 20 th century, Johnny Cash, the multi-platinum-selling country music legend, redefined the genre and earned a long line of awards and accolades throughout his 40-year career... (more...)
2015 Pittsburgh JazzLive International Festival Lineup Announced; Runs 6/19-21 2015 Pittsburgh JazzLive International Festival Lineup Announced; Runs 6/19-21
by BWW News Desk - March 11, 2015

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust is proud to present the fifth annual Pittsburgh JazzLive International Festival (PJLIF) on June 19 - 21, 2015.... (more...)
Rap Duo EARTHGANG Releases 'Torba' Mixtape Rap Duo EARTHGANG Releases 'Torba' Mixtape
by Danielle DeSisto - February 27, 2015

Complex premiere's Earthgang's new mixtape, Torba. The rap duo named their mixtape after the number seven in Oromo, one of the oldest ethnic groups inhabiting Ethiopia-which, Earthgang says, is also the 'origin with some of the baddest chicks.'... (more...)
Songhoy Blues' Debut Album 'MUSIC IN EXILE' Out Now Songhoy Blues' Debut Album 'MUSIC IN EXILE' Out Now
by BWW News Desk - February 26, 2015

Atlantic Records has announced its signing of Songhoy Blues. The acclaimed Malian band released its much-anticipated debut album, entitled 'MUSIC IN EXILE,' today in the U.S. ... (more...)
FREAKY BASS & THE HI-YAHS Remix Lil Jon's 'Bend Ova' FREAKY BASS & THE HI-YAHS Remix Lil Jon's 'Bend Ova'
by BWW News Desk - February 13, 2015

Freaky Bass and The Hi-Yahs are giving away their outstanding remix of Lil Jon's 'Bend Ova (Ft. Tyga') as a free download. This is a massive collaboration between two heavyweights whose names have been at the crown of the electronic music world for the last few years.... (more...)
Women of Ireland to Play MPAC, 3/13 Women of Ireland to Play MPAC, 3/13
by BWW News Desk - February 11, 2015

Let in the spirit for St. Patrick's Day with the spellbinding talents of some of Ireland's finest female vocalists, musicians and stepdancers as they celebrate Irish heritage and its rich tradition of song and dance. Women of Ireland will be staged at Mayo Performing Arts Center on Friday, March 13... (more...)
Six-Time Grammy Award Winning Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir Releases New Album PRAY Six-Time Grammy Award Winning Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir Releases New Album PRAY
by BWW News Desk - February 10, 2015

The six-time Grammy Award winning Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir returns to their musical roots with their 29th album,PRAY. This live album is a return to a familiar sound a sound that many have come to know as the 'BTC sound.' ... (more...)
Gregg Nadel Named General Manager of Elektra Records Gregg Nadel Named General Manager of Elektra Records
by BWW News Desk - February 03, 2015

Long-time Atlantic Records executive Gregg Nadel has been named to the newly created position of General Manager of the company's Elektra Records division... (more...)
Kitka Launches 35th Anniversary WINTERSONGS Tour Today Kitka Launches 35th Anniversary WINTERSONGS Tour Today
by BWW News Desk - December 04, 2014

Celebrating its 35th anniversary, powerhouse women's vocal ensemble, Kitka, has announced dates for its annual WINTERSONGS tour. Nine concerts are scheduled between today, December 4 and 20, 2014 at venues from Troy, NY to San Francisco, CA.... (more...)
Pianist/Composer Peter Kater & Native American Flutist, R. Carlos Nakai to Embark on Concert Tour, 12/05 Pianist/Composer Peter Kater & Native American Flutist, R. Carlos Nakai to Embark on Concert Tour, 12/05
by BWW News Desk - November 08, 2014

After recording several successful solo projects, R. Carlos Nakai and Peter Kater began collaborating together in 1989 with their first recordings, Natives and Migration. Several million CD sales and 19 Grammy Award nominations later, they're back on the road again performing their unique hybrid sty... (more...)
Kitka to Launch 35th Anniversary WINTERSONGS Tour, 12/04-21 Kitka to Launch 35th Anniversary WINTERSONGS Tour, 12/04-21
by BWW News Desk - November 07, 2014

Celebrating its 35th anniversary, powerhouse women's vocal ensemble, Kitka, has announced dates for its annual WINTERSONGS tour. Nine concerts are scheduled between December 4 and 20, 2014 at venues from Troy, NY to San Francisco, CA. The tour concludes in Oakland on December 21 with Kitka's wildly ... (more...)
Regattabar Hosts 2nd Klezmer Music Festival Tonight Regattabar Hosts 2nd Klezmer Music Festival Tonight
by BWW News Desk - October 28, 2014

The Regattabar, Boston's premiere venue for world music, presents the second annual Regattabar Klezmer Music Festival, featuring Klezwoods and Klezperanto, tonight, October 28, 7:30 pm at 1 Bennett Street, (at the Charles Hotel), Cambridge.... (more...)
Grammy-Winning Group EARTH WIND & FIRE Releases Holiday Album Today Grammy-Winning Group EARTH WIND & FIRE Releases Holiday Album Today
by BWW News Desk - October 21, 2014

The Grammy-award winning music group Earth Wind and Fire is set to release a holiday album for this upcoming season, appropriately titled, 'Holiday,' Billboard reports. The album is set to release today, October 21st through Sony Music Entertainment's Legacy Recordings.... (more...)
WAR to Play Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas, 12/19 WAR to Play Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas, 12/19
by BWW News Desk - October 20, 2014

Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas, recently named “Best Live Music Venue” by Las Vegas Weekly and “Best New Venue” by Vegas Seven, is thrilled to announce WAR live at Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas.... (more...)
Regattabar to Host 2nd Klezmer Music Festival, 10/28 Regattabar to Host 2nd Klezmer Music Festival, 10/28
by BWW News Desk - October 10, 2014

The Regattabar, Boston's premiere venue for world music, presents the second annual Regattabar Klezmer Music Festival, featuring Klezwoods and Klezperanto, on Tuesday, October 28, 7:30 pm at 1 Bennett Street, (at the Charles Hotel), Cambridge.... (more...)
Grammy-Winning Group EARTH WIND & FIRE to Release Holiday Album, 10/21 Grammy-Winning Group EARTH WIND & FIRE to Release Holiday Album, 10/21
by BWW News Desk - October 01, 2014

The Grammy-award winning music group Earth Wind and Fire is set to release a holiday album for this upcoming season, appropriately titled, 'Holiday,' Billboard reports. The album is set to release on October 21st through Sony Music Entertainment's Legacy Recordings.... (more...)




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