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Blues Legend Tom Lavin Becomes UCW's 11th Honorary Degree Recipient Blues Legend Tom Lavin Becomes UCW's 11th Honorary Degree Recipient
by BWW News Desk - July 13, 2016

If you were to think of University Canada West's(UCW) newest honorary degree recipient as a book, his true depth would likely escape you, unless you knew him as a book with many covers... (more...)
Make Music Day 2016 to Be Celebrated In Over 38 U.S. Cities Tomorrow Make Music Day 2016 to Be Celebrated In Over 38 U.S. Cities Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - June 20, 2016

Make Music Day, the annual global celebration featuring more than 3,000free, outdoor music making events in the United States, returns tomorrow June 21.... (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...)
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...)
Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University Kicks Off BILLY STRAYHORN FESTIVAL Today Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University Kicks Off BILLY STRAYHORN FESTIVAL Today
by BWW News Desk - September 04, 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, today, Sept. 4 in Millennium Park, continues at variou... (more...)
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...)
CJO Welcomes Pianist Monty Alexander Tonight CJO Welcomes Pianist Monty Alexander Tonight
by BWW News Desk - April 11, 2015

The Chicago Jazz Orchestra (CJO) under the direction of Artistic Director, Jeff Lindberg, presents its spring concert series beginning with tonight's April 11th performance featuring pianist Monty Alexander.... (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...)




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