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Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University to Kick Off BILLY STRAYHORN FESTIVAL, 9/4 Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University to Kick Off BILLY STRAYHORN FESTIVAL, 9/4
by BWW News Desk - August 26, 2015

The Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University announces the programming for THE BILLY STRAYHORN FESTIVAL, September 4 - November 21, celebrating the 100th birthday of the late Billy Strayhorn. The Festival begins with the Chicago Jazz Festival, Friday, Sept. 4 in Millennium Park, continues at vario... (more...)
Jazz Journalists Association Honors Chicago Writer/Broadcaster Neil Tesser Jazz Journalists Association Honors Chicago Writer/Broadcaster Neil Tesser
by BWW News Desk - June 19, 2015

Neil Tesser, a Chicago-based jazz journalist, broadcaster, author, educator, former chair of the board of trustees of the National Academy of Arts and Sciences (NARAS) and current board member of the Jazz Journalists Association, was honored with the JJA's 2015 Lifetime Achievement in Jazz Journalis... (more...)
Steve Martin, Joan Baez & More Added to National Recording Registry Steve Martin, Joan Baez & More Added to National Recording Registry
by BWW News Desk - March 25, 2015

National Recording Registry To “Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate the Positive”. Joan Baez, Sly Stone, Steve Martin Recordings Named American Treasures... (more...)
CJO to Welcome Pianist Monty Alexander This Spring CJO to Welcome Pianist Monty Alexander This Spring
by BWW News Desk - February 18, 2015

The Chicago Jazz Orchestra (CJO) under the direction of Artistic Director, Jeff Lindberg, presents its spring concert series beginning with its April 11th performance featuring pianist Monty Alexander. Alexander will be featured in a performance of his own special brand of American jazz, popular son... (more...)
Henry Mancini Estate Taps Spirit Music Group Henry Mancini Estate Taps Spirit Music Group
by BWW News Desk - January 26, 2015

The estate of Henry Mancini has chosen leading independent music publisher Spirit Music Group to administer the prestigious music publishing catalog of Henry Mancini for North America as announced today by David Renzer, Chairman, Spirit Music Group. The catalog was previously administered by Univers... (more...)
Josh Groban Among Honorees for National YoungArts Foundation Backyard Ball Josh Groban Among Honorees for National YoungArts Foundation Backyard Ball
by BWW News Desk - December 03, 2014

On Saturday, January 10, 2015 the National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts) will host the organization's annual Backyard Ball on the YoungArts Campus (2100 Biscayne Boulevard).... (more...)
Jason Marsalis Vibes Quartet 'The 21st Century Trad Band' Album Out Today Jason Marsalis Vibes Quartet 'The 21st Century Trad Band' Album Out Today
by BWW News Desk - October 27, 2014

Jason Marsalis, the youngest of New Orleans' Marsalis jazz dynasty, has released his second Vibes Quartet offering, The 21st Century Trad Band, today via Basin Street Records!... (more...)
Jason Marsalis Vibes Quartet Releases 'Ratio Man' Track; Album Out 10/27 Jason Marsalis Vibes Quartet Releases 'Ratio Man' Track; Album Out 10/27
by BWW News Desk - October 22, 2014

Jason Marsalis, the youngest of New Orleans' Marsalis jazz dynasty, recently announced his second Vibes Quartet release- set to drop October 27th via Basin Street Records. The follow-up to 2013's In A World Of Mallets, which hit #1 on the JazzWeek radio charts, The 21st Century Trad Band puts a spot... (more...)
HBO Debuts Documentary JOSHUA BELL: A YOUNGARTS MASTERCLASS Tonight HBO Debuts Documentary JOSHUA BELL: A YOUNGARTS MASTERCLASS Tonight
by TV News Desk - October 14, 2014

The next edition of their three-time Emmy-nominated HBO Family Documentary Special will be Joshua Bell: A YoungArts MasterClass. Filmed in New York City and London, the program features internationally acclaimed, Grammy Award-winning violinist Joshua Bell as he mentors, travels, and performs alongsi... (more...)
Jason Marsalis Vibes Quartet Announce New Album, Out 10/27 Jason Marsalis Vibes Quartet Announce New Album, Out 10/27
by BWW News Desk - September 23, 2014

Following 2013's In A World of Mallets (hitting #1 on JazzWeek radio charts), the youngest of New Orleans' Marsalis Jazz dynasty, Jason Marsalis, is back with his second Vibes Quartet release... (more...)
HBO to Debut Documentary JOSHUA BELL: A YOUNGARTS MASTERCLASS, 10/14 HBO to Debut Documentary JOSHUA BELL: A YOUNGARTS MASTERCLASS, 10/14
by TV News Desk - September 18, 2014

The next edition of their three-time Emmy-nominated HBO Family Documentary Special will be Joshua Bell: A YoungArts MasterClass. Filmed in New York City and London, the program features internationally acclaimed, Grammy Award-winning violinist Joshua Bell as he mentors, travels, and performs alongsi... (more...)
Vince Gill & The Time Jumpers Close PCI's Summer Concert Series Tonight Vince Gill & The Time Jumpers Close PCI's Summer Concert Series Tonight
by BWW News Desk - August 30, 2014

Nashville's best and brightest studio musicians The Time Jumpers - including the venerable Vince Gill - bring Music City to Park City tonight, August 30. I... (more...)
Vince Gill & The Time Jumpers to Close PCI's Summer Concert Series, 8/30 Vince Gill & The Time Jumpers to Close PCI's Summer Concert Series, 8/30
by BWW News Desk - August 11, 2014

Nashville's best and brightest studio musicians The Time Jumpers - including the venerable Vince Gill - bring Music City to Park City on Saturday, August 30. I... (more...)
Steve Kuhn Trio, Joey DeFrancesco Organ Quartet & More Set for Birdland Next Month Steve Kuhn Trio, Joey DeFrancesco Organ Quartet & More Set for Birdland Next Month
by BWW News Desk - April 15, 2014

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its May 2014 schedule, featuring Steve Kuhn Trio, Joey DeFrancesco Organ Quartet, Karrin Allyson, BOSSABRASIL Festival, and more.... (more...)
Miller Theatre Concludes 2013-14 Composer Portraits Series with LIZA LIM Tonight Miller Theatre Concludes 2013-14 Composer Portraits Series with LIZA LIM Tonight
by BWW News Desk - April 10, 2014

Miller Theatre at Columbia University School of the Arts concludes the 2013-14 Composer Portraits series with the music of Australian composer, Liza Lim, featuring International Contemporary Ensemble: Karina Cannellakis, conductor, Tony Arnold, soprano, Gareth Flowers, trumpet, Ross Karre, percussio... (more...)
Dierks Bentley, Kix Brooks, Punch Brothers & More Set for St. Regis Big Stars, Bright Nights this Summer Dierks Bentley, Kix Brooks, Punch Brothers & More Set for St. Regis Big Stars, Bright Nights this Summer
by BWW News Desk - April 03, 2014

Park City Institute celebrates its 11th summer of presenting the St. Regis Big Stars, Bright Nights concert series at Deer Valley Resort with ten, powerhouse concerts: The Bacon Brothers (June 28), Punch Brothers (July 6), Dierks Bentley (July 24), Kix Brooks (July 31), Muscle Shoals Live and Lisa F... (more...)
The Miller Theatre Concludes 2013-14 Composer Portraits Series with LIZA LIM, 4/10 The Miller Theatre Concludes 2013-14 Composer Portraits Series with LIZA LIM, 4/10
by BWW News Desk - March 10, 2014

Miller Theatre at Columbia University School of the Arts concludes the 2013-14 Composer Portraits series with the music of Australian composer, Liza Lim, featuring International Contemporary Ensemble: Karina Cannellakis, conductor, Tony Arnold, soprano, Gareth Flowers, trumpet, Ross Karre, percussio... (more...)
Music Institute of Chicago to Honor Martin Luther King, Jr. with Brotherhood Chorale, 1/19 Music Institute of Chicago to Honor Martin Luther King, Jr. with Brotherhood Chorale, 1/19
by BWW News Desk - November 22, 2013

The Music Institute of Chicago honors the extraordinary legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. at its 10th annual celebration of the legendary civil rights leader, featuring the renowned Brotherhood Chorale of the Apostolic Church of God, Sunday, January 19 at 5 p.m. at Nichols Concert Hall, 1490 Chicago... (more...)
Music Institute of Chicago to Present DUKE IT OUT at Nichols Concert Hall, 12/7 Music Institute of Chicago to Present DUKE IT OUT at Nichols Concert Hall, 12/7
by BWW News Desk - October 15, 2013

The Music Institute of Chicago welcomes families for Duke It Out, a concert showcasing both traditional and jazz-inflected versions of The Nutcracker Suite, Saturday, December 7 at 10 a.m. and 11:45 a.m., preceded by an open house at 9 a.m., at Nichols Concert Hall, 1490 Chicago Ave., Evanston.... (more...)
All Nite Soul to Honor Barry Harris & Sheila Jordan, 10/13 All Nite Soul to Honor Barry Harris & Sheila Jordan, 10/13
by BWW News Desk - October 08, 2013

All Nite Soul, the Jazz Ministry at Saint Peter's will honor pianist Barry Harris and vocalist Sheila Jordan. All Nite Soul begins on Sunday, October 13 at 5 PM with Jazz Vespersand pianist/organist Sarah McLawler and Les Jazz Femmes, and goes into full swing at 7 PM with a concert of over 80 musi... (more...)
Albert Cheng, Dave Lougee and Michael O'Neill Elected to BMI's Board of Directors Albert Cheng, Dave Lougee and Michael O'Neill Elected to BMI's Board of Directors
by BWW News Desk - October 07, 2013

Broadcast Music, Inc.(R) (BMI(R)), the global leader in music rights management, elected Albert Cheng, Dave Lougee and Michael O'Neill to its Board of Directors at the Company's Annual Meeting of Shareholders, held today in Nashville, TN.... (more...)
Music Institute of Chicago to Host Series of Free Lunchtime Concerts, Begin. 9/25 Music Institute of Chicago to Host Series of Free Lunchtime Concerts, Begin. 9/25
by BWW News Desk - September 20, 2013

To introduce its stellar faculty to downtown Evanston workers and residents and welcome them to its new campus, the Music Institute of Chicagois offering free lunchtime concerts and conversation one Wednesday per month from 12:15 to 1 p.m. at its new home, 1702 Sherman Ave., Evanston. Lunch is avail... (more...)
Herbie Hancock to Kick Off McCoy Center's 2013-14 Season, 10/8 Herbie Hancock to Kick Off McCoy Center's 2013-14 Season, 10/8
by BWW News Desk - September 10, 2013

Recognized as a legendary pianist and composer for compositions such as 'Cantaloupe Island,' 'Maiden Voyage,' 'Watermelon Man,' 'Chameleon,' and "Rockit," Herbie Hancock has received an Academy Award for his Round Midnight film score and 14 Grammy Awards, including Album of the Year for River: The J... (more...)
Global Superstar Marc Anthony Returns to the Stage With New World Tour, Beg. Today Global Superstar Marc Anthony Returns to the Stage With New World Tour, Beg. Today
by BWW News Desk - August 23, 2013

Cardenas Marketing Network (CMN), the nation's leading multicultural marketing agency, announced that it is set to produce global pop icon Marc Anthony's' highly anticipated world tour, 'Vivir Mi Vida,' which will see the multi Grammy Award-winner and his band travel across three continents and 15 c... (more...)
2013 Thelonious Monk Int'l Jazz Saxophone Competition & All-Star Gala Concert Set for 9/16 2013 Thelonious Monk Int'l Jazz Saxophone Competition & All-Star Gala Concert Set for 9/16
by BWW News Desk - August 20, 2013

The Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz today announced the 2013 Thelonious Monk International Jazz Saxophone Competition and All-Star Gala Concert will take place at the Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, September 16. The 2013 Competition and Gala is made possible through gene... (more...)




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