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Ben Edquist, Arlo Hill and Natalie Ballenger Named Winners of 2014 LOTTE LENYA COMPETITIONBen Edquist, Arlo Hill and Natalie Ballenger Named Winners of 2014 LOTTE LENYA COMPETITION
April 15, 2014

Ben Edquist, of Houston, won the $15,000 First Prize in the finals of the 2014 Lotte Lenya Competition, sponsored by the Kurt Weill Foundation for Music and held on April 12, 2014, in Kilbourn Hall of... (more...)


Theatrical Oratorio EASTER MYSTERIES Plays this Weekend from 4/11 - 4/13Theatrical Oratorio EASTER MYSTERIES Plays this Weekend from 4/11 - 4/13
April 10, 2014

There will be special presentations of Easter Mysteries a theatrical oratorio for a modern audience by John O'Boyle this Friday &Saturday, April 11 & 12 at 8pm; and on Sunday, April 13, 2014 at 7pm at... (more...)


New Jersey Jazz Society to Present The Bria Skonberg Quartet, Feat. Tia Fuller and Nicki Parrott, 3/30New Jersey Jazz Society to Present The Bria Skonberg Quartet, Feat. Tia Fuller and Nicki Parrott, 3/30
March 24, 2014

Triple threat bandleader BRIA SKONBERG will be showcasing her trumpet, vocal and compositional talents at the Mayo Performing Arts Center on Sunday March 30th. In 2013 she earned a Jazz Journalists' ... (more...)


New Jersey Jazz Society to Welcome Bria Skonberg and Tia Fuller to MPAC, 3/30New Jersey Jazz Society to Welcome Bria Skonberg and Tia Fuller to MPAC, 3/30
March 04, 2014

Trumpeter/vocalist Bria Skonberg was inspired by Louis Armstrong. Alto saxophonist Tia Fuller was influenced by Cannonball Adderley. On Sunday, March 30 at 3 pm, at the Mayo Performing Arts Center, th... (more...)


Cynthia Sayer to Premiere THE BANJO SHOW at Joe's Pub, 3/7Cynthia Sayer to Premiere THE BANJO SHOW at Joe's Pub, 3/7
February 14, 2014

CYNTHIA SAYER, the internationally celebrated jazz banjoist, will lead her all-star quartet in 'The Banjo Show' at Joe's Pub at the Public in a rare New York City concert appearance on Friday, March 7... (more...)


Junior Brown with The Easy Leaves, Chante Moore and More Set for Yoshi's San Francisco, Now thru 3/9Junior Brown with The Easy Leaves, Chante Moore and More Set for Yoshi's San Francisco, Now thru 3/9
February 11, 2014

Yoshi's San Francisco has announced its upcoming lineup, now through March 9, 2014. Details below! (more...)


The Spinners, Calvin Keys Power Quartet and More Set for Yoshi's San Francisco, Now thru 2/2The Spinners, Calvin Keys Power Quartet and More Set for Yoshi's San Francisco, Now thru 2/2
January 07, 2014

Yoshi's San Francisco announces updated calendar for club and restaurant through February 2, plus new shows through April 2014. Details below! (more...)


Amel Larrieux, Pedro Sa Moraes and More Set for Yoshi's San Francisco, Now thru 1/26Amel Larrieux, Pedro Sa Moraes and More Set for Yoshi's San Francisco, Now thru 1/26
December 31, 2013

Yoshi's San Francisco announces updated calendar for club and restaurant through January 26, plus new shows through April 2014. (more...)


Miles Davis' Original Mono Recordings Issued for First Time TodayMiles Davis' Original Mono Recordings Issued for First Time Today
November 12, 2013

Nine of Miles Davis' earliest albums on Columbia Records, encompassing music that he recorded for the label in monaural sound from 1956 to 1961 (and released from 1957 to 1964), will be issued togethe... (more...)


All Nite Soul to Honor Barry Harris & Sheila Jordan, 10/13All Nite Soul to Honor Barry Harris & Sheila Jordan, 10/13
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... (more...)


Tony Award-Winning MEMPHIS THE MUSICAL to Kick Off 2013-14 Broadway SeriesTony Award-Winning MEMPHIS THE MUSICAL to Kick Off 2013-14 Broadway Series
September 30, 2013

MEMPHIS THE MUSICAL will kick off the 2013-14 Broadway Series at The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts in Worcester, Nov 1-3, for five performances. Tickets are on sale now. (more...)


Grammy Award-Winning Hard Rock Innovators Korn to be Inducted into Guitar Center's Historic RockWalkGrammy Award-Winning Hard Rock Innovators Korn to be Inducted into Guitar Center's Historic RockWalk
September 26, 2013

Guitar Center is proud to announce the upcoming induction of Grammy Award-winning hard rock innovators Korn, into the retailer's historic RockWalk. (more...)


Herbie Hancock to Kick Off McCoy Center's 2013-14 Season, 10/8Herbie Hancock to Kick Off McCoy Center's 2013-14 Season, 10/8
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 ... (more...)


Il Divo Set to Release Broadway Song Album, A Musical Affair 11/5Il Divo Set to Release Broadway Song Album, A Musical Affair 11/5
by Richard Best - September 05, 2013

Il Divo, the record-breaking classical crossover group who has sold more than 26 million albums worldwide, is set to release their 6th studio album A Musical Affair, on Syco/Columbia Records on Novemb... (more...)


The Zombies, The Fab Faux and More Set for Yoshi's San Francisco, Fall-Winter 2013The Zombies, The Fab Faux and More Set for Yoshi's San Francisco, Fall-Winter 2013
September 04, 2013

Yoshi's San Francisco announces updated calendar for club and restaurant through October 6, plus new shows through December 2013. Details below! (more...)


Miles Davis' Original Mono Recordings to Be Issued for First Time, 11/12Miles Davis' Original Mono Recordings to Be Issued for First Time, 11/12
September 04, 2013

Nine of Miles Davis' earliest albums on Columbia Records, encompassing music that he recorded for the label in monaural sound from 1956 to 1961 (and released from 1957 to 1964), will be issued togethe... (more...)





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