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Monty Alexander to Bring Harlem Kingston Express to Jazz Showcase Monty Alexander to Bring Harlem Kingston Express to Jazz Showcase
by BWW News Desk - November 18, 2016

Monty Alexander elated the audience at this summer's Newport Jazz Festival with his Harlem Kingston Express and promises the same uplifting music soul on November 24-27 at the Jazz Showcase in Chicago! Windy City, get ready! ... (more...)
Princess Grace Foundation-USA to Present Queen Latifah with Prince Rainier III Award Princess Grace Foundation-USA to Present Queen Latifah with Prince Rainier III Award
by BWW News Desk - October 11, 2016

The Princess Grace Foundation-USA(PGF-USA) is proud to announce that award-winning actress, singer, songwriter and producer Queen Latifah will accept the prestigious Prince Rainier III Award for her outstanding contribution to the Arts and her exemplary give-back... (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...)
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 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...)
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...)