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Renaissance One, Tilt and Carnival Village to Host LONDON IS THE PLACE FOR ME 2014 Festival, Oct 25-26Renaissance One, Tilt and Carnival Village to Host LONDON IS THE PLACE FOR ME 2014 Festival, Oct 25-26
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

Renaissance One and Tilt with Carnival Village and partners present 'London is the Place for Me 2014'. The second weekend festival of literature, music and limin' returns to celebrate the vibrancy of the Caribbean and its love affair with London, curated by Melanie Abrahams, Ray Funk and Alexander D Great and running at The Tabernacle, London W11 25th and 26th October 2014, with events from noon until late. (more...)

Amina Claudine Myers to Play Roulette, 12/14Amina Claudine Myers to Play Roulette, 12/14
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2013

Roulette presents a pioneer, a virtuoso, and a legend, Amina Claudine Myers, December 14, 8pm. Myers has paved a musical career that embraces jazz, blues, classical, gospel, and world music traditions while maintaining an unmistakable voice on piano, as a vocalist, and as a composer of the highest order. In a special intimate concert, Myers surveys her extraordinary career and songbook, along with selections from her new CD Augmented Variations (on Blue Music Group), in a solo piano and vocal performance: a journey through through the past and into the future through reflection, reinterpretation, and renewal of the creative fire and spirit. (more...)

The Stage at Rockwells to Welcome Cecile McLorin Salvant, TodayThe Stage at Rockwells to Welcome Cecile McLorin Salvant, Today
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2013

Cécile McLorin Salvant will be appearing Today, August 23rd at The Stage @ Rockwells, with shows 7:30 and 9:30 PM. $35 cover, $10 food/drink minimum per person, per set. (more...)

Cecile McLorin Salvant Appears Tonight at The Stage @ RockwellsCecile McLorin Salvant Appears Tonight at The Stage @ Rockwells
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2013

Cecile McLorin Salvant was born and raised in Miami, Florida of a French mother and a Haitian father. She started classical piano studies at 5, and began singing in the Miami Choral Society at 8. Early on, she developed an interest in classical voice, began studying with private instructors, and later with Edward Walker, vocal teacher at the University of Miami. (more...)

The Stage at Rockwells to Welcome Cecile McLorin Salvant, 8/23The Stage at Rockwells to Welcome Cecile McLorin Salvant, 8/23
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2013

Cécile McLorin Salvant will be appearing Friday, August 23rd at The Stage @ Rockwells, with shows 7:30 and 9:30 PM. $35 cover, $10 food/drink minimum per person, per set. (more...)

Archie Shepp Launches Kickstarter Campaign to Fund Live ATTICA BLUES Big Band AlbumArchie Shepp Launches Kickstarter Campaign to Fund Live ATTICA BLUES Big Band Album
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2013

Forty years after the release of Attica Blues, Archie Shepp revisits this monument of jazz history with a new big band of 26, composed of a mix of experienced artists and young jazz musicans from the United States and France. The goal is to record the next two concerts in southern France and release a historic live Attica Blues Big Band album. (more...)

Cecile McLorin Salvant to Appear Friday, August 23rd at The Stage @ Rockwells shows 7:30 and 9:30 PMCecile McLorin Salvant to Appear Friday, August 23rd at The Stage @ Rockwells shows 7:30 and 9:30 PM
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2013

Cecile McLorin Salvant was born and raised in Miami, Florida of a French mother and a Haitian father. She started classical piano studies at 5, and began singing in the Miami Choral Society at 8. Early on, she developed an interest in classical voice, began studying with private instructors, and later with Edward Walker, vocal teacher at the University of Miami. (more...)

Archie Shepp Launches Kickstarter for Attica Blues Big Band AlbumArchie Shepp Launches Kickstarter for Attica Blues Big Band Album
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2013

Forty years after the release of Attica Blues, Archie Shepp revisits this monument of jazz history with a new big band of 26, composed of a mix of experienced artists and young jazz musicans from the United States and France. The goal is to record the next two concerts in southern France and release a historic live Attica Blues Big Band album. (more...)

Portland Cello Project, Cowboy Junkies, Kim Waters and More Set for Yoshi's San Francisco, Now thru 5/5Portland Cello Project, Cowboy Junkies, Kim Waters and More Set for Yoshi's San Francisco, Now thru 5/5
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2013

Yoshi's San Francisco has announced its updated calendar for the club and restaurant through May 5, 2013. Details below! (more...)

Boca Do Rio, Renaud Garcia-Fons and More Set for Yoshi's San Francisco Through April 2013Boca Do Rio, Renaud Garcia-Fons and More Set for Yoshi's San Francisco Through April 2013
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2013

Yoshi's San Francisco has announced its events through Apr 30, 2013. Yoshi's San Francisco Live Music & Restaurant is located at 1330 Fillmore Street, San Francisco, Calif. (more...)

Afro-Cuban Jazz Project, Paula Cole and More Added to Yoshi's San Francisco Spring 2013 LineupAfro-Cuban Jazz Project, Paula Cole and More Added to Yoshi's San Francisco Spring 2013 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2013

Yoshi's SF has announced newly-added shows now on sale for Spring 2013. (more...)

Afro-Cuban Jazz Project, Paula Cole and More Added to Yoshi's San Francisco Spring 2013 LineupAfro-Cuban Jazz Project, Paula Cole and More Added to Yoshi's San Francisco Spring 2013 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2013

Yoshi's SF has announced newly-added shows now on sale for Spring 2013. (more...)

The Calgary Folk Music Festival Presents The William Parker TrioThe Calgary Folk Music Festival Presents The William Parker Trio
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2013

William Parker is a master musician, improviser and composer who The Village Voice calls 'the most consistently brilliant free jazz bassist of all time.' Not formally trained, he studied with other jazz players, developing an unconventional technique based on self-expression and experimentation. His playing is dense, textural, harmonic, lyrical and percussive. (more...)

MUSE/IQUE Set for The Castle Press, 2/11MUSE/IQUE Set for The Castle Press, 2/11
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2013

MUSE/IQUE, an innovative cross-genre music organization curated by its noted artistic director/conductor Rachael Worby that embraces the unexpected, continues its popular Uncorked series with "Jazz Laid Down" on Monday, February 11, 2013, 7 pm. Featuring legendary bassist Charlie Haden as special guest along with the electro-acoustic jazz, funk and world music of TriTone Asylum and original choreography by Joffrey Ballet choreographer Alice Alyse, the event takes place at a fascinating "pop up" venue, The Castle Press in Pasadena, one of the nation's busiest printing studios. Amid, cocktail rounds and chairs scattered among the machinery for seating, the evening begins with complimentary wine and tours of the printing studio followed by the performance. (more...)

Ravi Shankar to Receive Posthumous Lifetime Achievement Award from Recording AcademyRavi Shankar to Receive Posthumous Lifetime Achievement Award from Recording Academy
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2012

The Recording Academy (www.grammy.com) announced its Special Merit Awards recipients today, and this year's honorees are: Glenn Gould, Charlie Haden, Lightnin' Hopkins, Carole King, Patti Page, Ravi Shankar andthe Temptations as Lifetime Achievement Award recipients (more...)

Sheila Jordan and Cameron Brown Present A Jazz Evening with Voice and BassSheila Jordan and Cameron Brown Present A Jazz Evening with Voice and Bass
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2011

The New York Society Library will present award-winning vocalist Sheila Jordan and bassist Cameron Brown in an intimate evening of their jazz favorites. (more...)

Sheila Jordan and Cameron Brown Present A Jazz Evening with Voice and BassSheila Jordan and Cameron Brown Present A Jazz Evening with Voice and Bass
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2011

The New York Society Library will present award-winning vocalist Sheila Jordan and bassist Cameron Brown in an intimate evening of their jazz favorites. (more...)

Wade Barnes Plays The Moldy Fig Tonight 8/29Wade Barnes Plays The Moldy Fig Tonight 8/29
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2011

WADE BARNES AND THE BOTTOM LINE ENSEMBLE are appearing Monday nights at the Moldy Fig Jazz Club. The shows continue tonight from 8pm - 12am (more...)

SUMMERSTAGE Announces Cancellation of Events Due to Hurricane Irene SUMMERSTAGE Announces Cancellation of Events Due to Hurricane Irene
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2011

Due to Hurricane Irene and by city ordinance, all outdoor permitted events taking place after 2:00 PM on Saturday, August 27 through Sunday, August 28 have been cancelled. (more...)

SummerStage Announces The Charlie Parker Jazz Festival 8/27SummerStage Announces The Charlie Parker Jazz Festival 8/27
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2011

Charlie Parker Jazz Festival featuring TOOTS THIELEMANS / JAMES CARTER TIA FULLER / CÉCILE McLORIN SALVANT set for Saturday, August 27 at Marcus Garvey Park, Manhattan (more...)

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