Benny Goodman News

Date of Birth: May 30, 1909
Date of Death: June 13, 1986 (77)
Birth Place: Chicago, IL, USA
Gender: Male
Photo Flash: First Look at IN THE MOOD at Quality Hill PlayhousePhoto Flash: First Look at IN THE MOOD at Quality Hill Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2016

IN THE MOOD: SONGS OF THE GREAT BAND LEADERS runs now through February 21, 2016 at Quality Hill Playhouse. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Lannie's Clocktower Cabaret Announces Show LineupLannie's Clocktower Cabaret Announces Show Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2016

Lannie's Clocktower Cabaret will be celebrating the month of love with some fun shows and lovely Valentine offerings. Plus, Lannie Garrett returns with her cult show, 'The Hilarious Patsy DeCline Show' on Saturday, February 27th at 8pm (continues Saturdays through April 9th). (more...)

The Julian Bliss Septet to Tribute Benny Goodman at Schimmel CenterThe Julian Bliss Septet to Tribute Benny Goodman at Schimmel Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2016

On Wednesday, February 10th at 7:30pm, Schimmel Center at Pace University will present an evening with The Julian Bliss Septet as they present A Tribute to Benny Goodman. (more...)

Frank DiLella & Jonathan Groff, Stacey Sullivan and More Coming Up This Month at BirdlandFrank DiLella & Jonathan Groff, Stacey Sullivan and More Coming Up This Month at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2016

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its schedule for January 11-24, 2016, including Stacy Sullivan, Merman's Apprentice, Stacey Kent, ShowBiz After Hours with Frank DiLella, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Houston Symphony to Perform Concert of John Williams Music, 1/8/16Houston Symphony to Perform Concert of John Williams Music, 1/8/16
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2015

HOUSTON (December 17, 2015) – The Houston Symphony will celebrate a new year and begin the second half of the 2015-2016 season with a variety of concerts, guests and programs for people of all ages in January and February. (more...)

Stacey Kent, Musette Explosion, Jim Caruso's Cast Party and More Set for Birdland This JanuaryStacey Kent, Musette Explosion, Jim Caruso's Cast Party and More Set for Birdland This January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2015

Birdland Jazz Club has just announced its January 2016 schedule, featuring Stacey Kent, Jeff Lorber Fusion, The Birdland Big Band, Musette Explosion, Showbiz After Hours with Frank DiLella, Mack Avenue Superband, Birdland Jazz Party, Jim Caruso's Cast Party and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Carnegie Hall Releases 'Dear Carnegie Hall' AppCarnegie Hall Releases 'Dear Carnegie Hall' App
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2015

Carnegie Hall invites fans across the globe to experience the Hall's fabled history and share their own stories through a new app that puts a 21st century spin on postcards. (more...)

Oran Etkin to Perform Pair of Family Concerts at Jewish Museum, 12/25Oran Etkin to Perform Pair of Family Concerts at Jewish Museum, 12/25
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2015

The Jewish Museum will present Oran Etkin's Timbalooloo in two special concerts for families on Friday, December 25 at 11:30 am and 2 pm. Etkin will be presenting a new production, 'Sing Sing Sing - Benny Goodman in the Kingdom of Swing,' incorporating music from Etkin's new CD for adults, What's New? Reimagining Benny Goodman, and playing it in a child-friendly way. Together with a full band, Etkin take kids on an adventure through the Kingdom of Swing, meeting King Oliver, Duke Ellington, and a little boy named Benny Goodman who grows up to become the King of Swing. Just as Benny Goodman was welcomed by the regal masters that came before him, children too are encouraged to express themselves and find their own voices in the Kingdom of Swing through this fun and interactive concert experience. (more...)

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy Coming to The Orleans Showroom, 12/29-30Big Bad Voodoo Daddy Coming to The Orleans Showroom, 12/29-30
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2015

Swing revival group, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, will bring its trademark sound to The Orleans Showroom Dec. 29-30. (more...)

BOOGIE STOMP! Extends Into 2016BOOGIE STOMP! Extends Into 2016
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2015

Due to popular demand, Boogie Stomp!  will continue to make Times Square audiences dance in their seats.  Written by John Campana and starring the extraordinarily talented, Bob Baldori and Arthur Migliazza, Boogie Stomp! opened to rave reviews on Friday, October 16 and was originally set to run through November 28, but will now run through January 16, 2016 at Times Square's Elektra Theatre (300 W 43rd Street, 2nd Floor). Tickets are $39-$99 and can be purchased by visiting BoogieStomp.com or call 866- 811-4111. Boogie Stomp!  is presented by IYF Productions. (more...)

Glenn Miller Orchestra Coming to PTPA, 12/11Glenn Miller Orchestra Coming to PTPA, 12/11
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2015

Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts (PTPA) is proud to present your favorite holiday classics, big band style, with 'The Glenn Miller Orchestra: In the Holiday Mood' on Friday, Dec. 11 at 8 p.m. (more...)

BWW Interview:  Musical Director Ken Peplowski and THE REAL SINATRA SONGBOOK at NJPAC on Monday 11/9BWW Interview: Musical Director Ken Peplowski and THE REAL SINATRA SONGBOOK at NJPAC on Monday 11/9
by Marina Kennedy - Oct 31, 2015

Broadwayworld.com interviewed Ken Peplowski, Musical Director for 'The Real Sinatra Songbook' that will be performed at New Jersey Performing Arts Center on Monday, November 9th. (more...)

Berkshire Theatre Group to Host Frank Sinatra 100th Birthday Tribute Concert, 11/22Berkshire Theatre Group to Host Frank Sinatra 100th Birthday Tribute Concert, 11/22
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2015

Berkshire Theatre Group presents Come Fly With Me: A Frank Sinatra 100th Birthday Tribute Concert with The Gregory Caputo Big Band featuring Rob Zappulla on Sunday, November 22 at 2pm, at The Colonial Theatre. (more...)

FJK Dance's Fadi Khoury to Return 11/8 with WORKS IN PROGRESS at Manhattan Movement CenterFJK Dance's Fadi Khoury to Return 11/8 with WORKS IN PROGRESS at Manhattan Movement Center
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2015

Iraqi-born FJK DANCE Artistic Director Fadi Khoury will return on Sunday, November 8 with his company of ten dancers to present WORKS IN PROGRESS at the Manhattan Movement Center, 248 W 60th St at 7pm. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at BOOGIE STOMP!, Opening Tonight at The Elektra TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at BOOGIE STOMP!, Opening Tonight at The Elektra Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2015

Presented by IYF Productions, BOOGIE STOMP! opens in Times Square tonight, October 16. Written by John Campana and starring pianists extraordinaire, Bob Baldori and Arthur Migliazza, BOOGIE STOMP! began its limited run on September 25 and will run through November 28, 2015 at Times Square's Elektra Theatre (300 W 43rd Street, 2nd Floor). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

VIDEOS: Frank Sinatra's First Live Radio Appearance and Other Classic On-Air MomentsVIDEOS: Frank Sinatra's First Live Radio Appearance and Other Classic On-Air Moments
by Michael Dale - Oct 2, 2015

Arguably the most influential vocalist in the history of American popular music, Frank Sinatra's 60+ years in show business have been highlighted by a wealth of magic moments from his appearances on radio. (more...)

Legacy Recordings Commemorates Frank Sinatra's 100th Birthday with...Frank Sinatra: A Voice On Air (1935-1955)Legacy Recordings Commemorates Frank Sinatra's 100th Birthday with...Frank Sinatra: A Voice On Air (1935-1955)
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2015

In a matter befitting the 100 th birthday of an American icon, Sony Music's Legacy Recordings announces the November 20th, 2015 release of Frank Sinatra: A Voice on Air (1935-1955) (more...)

Art Students League of NY Host Panel on Art and Influence of Al Hirschfeld TonightArt Students League of NY Host Panel on Art and Influence of Al Hirschfeld Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2015

Al Hirschfeld immortalized celebrities, politicians, Broadway productions, films, television shows and beyond with his iconic linear drawings for nine decades, establishing himself as one of the most important contemporary portrait artists. Over a decade since the legendary artist drew his final line drawing, he continues to inspire. Tonight, September 29, at 6:30PM, The Art Students League of New York (215 W 57th Street) will host a discussion on the art and influence of perhaps the most popular graphic artist of the 20th century. (more...)

Chick Corea and Bela Fleck Play MPAC TonightChick Corea and Bela Fleck Play MPAC Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2015

Whenever Chick Corea and Béla Fleck take to the stage, genres always fly fast and furious. Performing together, these two master musicians weave duets out of staggering virtuosity creating mind-blowing magic performances.  Chick Corea and Bela Fleck come to Mayo Performing Arts Center tonight, September 25, 2015 at 8 pm. Tickets are $39-79. (more...)

Art Students League of NY to Host Panel on Art and Influence of Al Hirschfeld, 9/29Art Students League of NY to Host Panel on Art and Influence of Al Hirschfeld, 9/29
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2015

Al Hirschfeld immortalized celebrities, politicians, Broadway productions, films, television shows and beyond with his iconic linear drawings for nine decades, establishing himself as one of the most important contemporary portrait artists. Over a decade since the legendary artist drew his final line drawing, he continues to inspire. On September 29, at 6:30PM, The Art Students League of New York (215 W 57th Street) will host a discussion on the art and influence of perhaps the most popular graphic artist of the 20th century. (more...)

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