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Date Of Birth:
May 30, 1909
Date Of Death:
June 13, 1986 (77)
Birth Place:
Chicago, IL, USA
Gender: Male
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Benny Goodman News

Date of Birth: May 30, 1909
Date of Death: June 13, 1986 (77)
Birth Place: Chicago, IL, USA
Gender: Male
Turnaround Artists Presents IN THE MOODTurnaround Artists Presents IN THE MOOD
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

To the delight of fans of the American Big Bands and the Big Band era, the brassy, all-singing, all-dancing, all-American 1940s musical revue, In The Mood is coming to Melbourne in celebration of 23 years on tour. Hop aboard the 'Chattanooga Choo Choo' to 'Tuxedo Junction' and get 'In The Mood' for a 'Moonlight Serenade.' In the Mood is a fully staged tribute to Glenn Miller, The Andrews Sisters, Tommy Dorsey, Artie Shaw, Harry James, Erskine Hawkins, Benny Goodman, Frank Sinatra and other idols of the '40s. (more...)

John Colianni Jazz Orchestra With Special Guest Artist Bucky Pizzarrelli Make NYC DebutJohn Colianni Jazz Orchestra With Special Guest Artist Bucky Pizzarrelli Make NYC Debut
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

For more than seven decades, the legendary Bucky Pizzarelli has had a stellar career.  "The complete jazz musician" Bucky has been a fixture in jazz and the studios since the early '50s. (more...)

IN THE MOOD A 1940's Musical Review Comes to Morris Performing Arts CenterIN THE MOOD A 1940's Musical Review Comes to Morris Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

IN THE MOOD, the show that celebrates America's Greatest Generation through the music of Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, Artie Shaw, Benny Goodman, Harry James, Erskine Hawkins, The Andrews Sisters, Frank Sinatra and other idols of the 1940s, is coming to the Morris Performing Arts Center, South Bend, on Saturday, February 18, 2017, with two performances at 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.  (more...)

Kravis Center Kicks Off February 2017 with BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL and 28 Days of Major Concerts & ShowsKravis Center Kicks Off February 2017 with BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL and 28 Days of Major Concerts & Shows
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts continues its star-packed 25th anniversary season in February 2017 with 30 amazing productions and events, including one of the biggest hits now running on Broadway, three international orchestras, a couple of impressive symphonies, two legendary dance companies and incredible line-up of musical headliners and a truly memorable NIGHT OF STARS. (more...)

IN THE MOOD, 1940's Revue to Celebrate 23rd Anniversary Tour!IN THE MOOD, 1940's Revue to Celebrate 23rd Anniversary Tour!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 26, 2016

To the delight of fans of the American Big Bands and the Big Band era, the brassy, all-singing, all-dancing, all-American 1940s musical revue, In The Mood is coming to Fresno in celebration of 23 years on tour. (more...)

Highlights In Jazz Announces 2017 Line Up, Honorary Doctorate for Jack KleinsingerHighlights In Jazz Announces 2017 Line Up, Honorary Doctorate for Jack Kleinsinger
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2016

Jack Kleinsinger's Highlights In Jazz, New York's longest running jazz concert series, proudly announces the schedule for its 45th season featuring four monthly star studded Thursday night concerts taking place at the Tribeca Performing Arts Center of Borough Manhattan Community College, 199 Chambers Street, NYC. (more...)

BWW Review: GUY BARKER'S BIG BAND CHRISTMAS, Royal Albert HallBWW Review: GUY BARKER'S BIG BAND CHRISTMAS, Royal Albert Hall
by Debbie Gilpin - Dec 12, 2016

The Royal Albert Hall is rapidly becoming synonymous with London's Christmas festivities, even being voted the 'Most Prestigious Christmas Venue' at the Prestigious Star Awards 2016. It continued its seasonal programme last night with a concert from Guy Barker's Big Band, with the help of a number of special guests. (more...)

Busby Berkeley Series to Kick Off This Month at Film ForumBusby Berkeley Series to Kick Off This Month at Film Forum
by Movies News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

'BUSBY BERKELEY,' a nine-day festival spotlighting the early movie musical trailblazer famous for his eye-popping kaleidoscopic production numbers, will run at Film Forum from Wednesday, December 7 through Thursday, December 15. (more...)

Lionel Hampton's Big Band feat. Jason Marsalis, The Cowsills, and MORE at the Cutting RoomLionel Hampton's Big Band feat. Jason Marsalis, The Cowsills, and MORE at the Cutting Room
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

See what's happening at the Cutting Room! (more...)

Valencia Music Department Announces Three Free Holiday ConcertsValencia Music Department Announces Three Free Holiday Concerts
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2016

At Valencia College, we put the 'happy' back in the holidays with a lineup of free holiday concerts. All concerts will be held on Valencia College's East Campus, located at 701 N. Econlockhatchee Trail, Orlando. (more...)

Alan Gilbert and New York Philharmonic Present World Premiere of THE JUNGLE By Wynton Marsalis, 12/28Alan Gilbert and New York Philharmonic Present World Premiere of THE JUNGLE By Wynton Marsalis, 12/28
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

Music Director Alan Gilbert will conduct the New York Philharmonic in the World Premiere of Pulitzer Prize winner Wynton Marsalis's The Jungle (Symphony No. 4), commissioned by the Philharmonic as the first of The New York Commissions, with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis; William Bolcom's Trombone Concerto with Principal Trombone Joseph Alessi as soloist; and Copland's Quiet City, featuring Principal Trumpet Christopher Martin and English horn player Grace Shryock in her Philharmonic solo debut. (more...)

Swing Into the Holiday Season With John Pizzarelli Quartet at SOPACSwing Into the Holiday Season With John Pizzarelli Quartet at SOPAC
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

Swing right in to the holiday season as SOPAC presents the John Pizzarelli Quartet on December 4 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

The AZ Swing Kings to Present THE GREAT AMERICAN SONGBOOK and ALL THAT JAZZ 11/22The AZ Swing Kings to Present THE GREAT AMERICAN SONGBOOK and ALL THAT JAZZ 11/22
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2016

On Tuesday, November 22 the AZ Swing Kings bring you The Great American Songbook and All That Jazz! The AZ Swing Kings Orchestra is a Valley favorite and consists of 18 instrumentalists and a vocalist. The orchestra is under the direction of Lenny King - former creator and director of the Chicago Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra - and all the musicians are experienced professional performers playing original arrangements made famous by the such great bands as: Benny Goodman, Glenn Miller, Count Basie, Tommy Dorsey, Stan Kenton, Duke Ellington, Maynard Ferguson and many others. The featured vocalist is Joni King. (more...)

Servant Stage Company Announces 2017 SeasonServant Stage Company Announces 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Servant Stage Company announced their 2017 season of shows at a public celebration and fundraising event on Sunday, October 16, 2016. The 2017 season will include several family-friendly Broadway musicals, an original song-and-dance revue, an award-winning comedy, and a special holiday treat. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 10/23/2016Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 10/23/2016
by BWW - Oct 23, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/23/2016 for Chicago (more...)

Cygnet Theatre Presents SILVER AT CYGNET: A WALK DOWN BROADWAYCygnet Theatre Presents SILVER AT CYGNET: A WALK DOWN BROADWAY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

Pianist and Broadway veteran Jacquelyne Silver will take the stage at Cygnet Theatre in Old  Town to reminisce about her life in musical New York with Leonard Bernstein, Benny Goodman, Luciano Pavarotti, and the greats of the Metropolitan Opera. She'll share her joy of music from Ragtime to Rachmaninoff, from Brahms to Broadway.  Sing along to the music of My Fair Lady, Oklahoma, Showboat, Fiddler on the Roof, West Side Story, A Little Night Music, and more! Proceeds from this one-night-only performance benefit Cygnet Theatre's educational programs. (more...)

John Pizzarelli and Jessica Molaskey to Return to Cafe Carlyle with THE ARC OF A LOVE AFFAIRJohn Pizzarelli and Jessica Molaskey to Return to Cafe Carlyle with THE ARC OF A LOVE AFFAIR
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

Husband-and-wife duo John Pizzarelli and Jessica Molaskey make their annual fall pilgrimage toCafe Carlyle with an all-new show, The Arc of a Love Affair, November 22-December 1. They return following last year's universally acclaimed show My Generation.  (more...)

Stage Door Theatre Presents Kevin Black's SWING! SWING! SWING!Stage Door Theatre Presents Kevin Black's SWING! SWING! SWING!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

Kevin Black's recent hit production, The Soul of Motor City, had audiences on their feet and dancing in the aisles.  The show received a Carbonell recommendation, and was extended numerous times past its originally scheduled closing date.  It's no wonder then, that Stage Door Theatre's Executive Producer Derelle Bunn has asked Black to develop another brand new show for her ever-popular theatre. (more...)

Weill Hall At Sonoma State University's Green Music Center Announces 2016-17 Fifth Anniversary Season, TodayWeill Hall At Sonoma State University's Green Music Center Announces 2016-17 Fifth Anniversary Season, Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2016

Weill Hall at Sonoma State University's Green Music Center (GMC) announces plans for the 2016-17 Fifth Anniversary Season Opening Weekend. The opening night performance Today, October 1, at 7:00 p.m., features the unparalleled kings of Jazz, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis. A Gala Dinner will be held at Prelude Restaurant and Patio following the concert, with cuisine provided by Stark & Co. Catering. (more...)

Paquito d'Rivera Comes To Copland House at MeresteadPaquito d'Rivera Comes To Copland House at Merestead
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

Pull up a chair, have a beer (afterwards), and enjoy the sounds of 14-time Grammy Award-winning clarinetist and composer PAQUITO D'RIVERA, as he 'travels' SOUTH OF THE BORDER(S) when he visits the majestic Merestead estate in Mount Kisco, NY on Saturdayevening, October 29 at 8PM.  (more...)

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