Benny Goodman News

Date of Birth: May 30, 1909
Date of Death: June 13, 1986 (77)
Birth Place: Chicago, IL, USA
Gender: Male
Richard Gere to Host Carnegie Hall's 125th Anniversary Gala; Michael Feinstein, Renee Fleming & More to PerformRichard Gere to Host Carnegie Hall's 125th Anniversary Gala; Michael Feinstein, Renee Fleming & More to Perform
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

Carnegie Hall today announced that actor Richard Gere is set to host its 125th anniversary gala benefit concert on Thursday, May 5 at 7:00 p.m. (more...)

Carnegie Hall to Celebrate 125th Birthday with All-Star Gala ConcertCarnegie Hall to Celebrate 125th Birthday with All-Star Gala Concert
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2016

Carnegie Hall's season-long 125th anniversary celebration reaches its pinnacle on Thursday, May 5 at 7:00 p.m.- exactly 125 years to the day that the Hall first opened its doors in 1891-when many of the world's most beloved musicians take to the Hall's legendary stage for an all-star gala benefit concert. (more...)

BWW Review: THE PHILADELPHIA STORY Looks At A High Society Marriage DilemmaBWW Review: THE PHILADELPHIA STORY Looks At A High Society Marriage Dilemma
by Barry Lenny - Apr 4, 2016

The Philadelphia Story opens the year for the Therry Dramatic Society. (more...)

McCallum Theatre Announces Star-Studded 2016-17 SeasonMcCallum Theatre Announces Star-Studded 2016-17 Season
by David Green - Apr 4, 2016

The McCallum Theatre announced today its new lineup of world-class entertainment scheduled for the 2016-2017 season that includes Broadway hits Mamma Mia, The Sound Of Music and Chicago, concerts with Bernadette Peters and Kristin Chenoweth, family-friendly musicals and entertainment, holiday surprises, comedy legends and solid gold memories, all part of a very full and exciting roster.  Subscriptions go on sale on Tuesday, April 5th at 8am for the Broadway Blockbuster Series, Broadway and Beyond Series, Fitz's Jazz Cafe at the McCallum Series, Keyboard Conversations® with Jeffrey Siegel Series, as well as a Create-Your-Own Series which allows patrons to mix, match, and program one performance or a full season of entertainment tailored to their own individual tastes.  (more...)

Jukebox Junction with The Glenn Miller Orchestra & The Diamonds Set for MPAC, 4/29Jukebox Junction with The Glenn Miller Orchestra & The Diamonds Set for MPAC, 4/29
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2016

The Glenn Miller Orchestra performs your favorite big band hits, followed by your favorite doo-wop and rock and roll classics as sung by The Diamonds in Jukebox Junction at the Mayo Performing Arts Center on Friday, April 29, 2016 at 8 pm. Tickets are $29 - $59. (more...)

Spire Center to Host 3rd Plymouth Rock Assurance Jazz Fest, 5/27-29Spire Center to Host 3rd Plymouth Rock Assurance Jazz Fest, 5/27-29
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2016

Plymouth's Spire Center for Performing Arts proudly presents the third annual Plymouth Rock Assurance Jazz Fest throughout Memorial Day Weekend, Friday, May 27 through Sunday, May 29, at 25 ˝ Court Street, Plymouth.  Jazz Fest 2016 is produced by Johnny Souza, through the generous sponsorship of Plymouth Rock Assurance Company and Eastern Bank.  Special guest jazz radio host Eric Jackson serves as master of ceremonies for Friday and Saturday's events. (more...)

'STRAIGHTEN UP & FLY RIGHT' Nat King Cole Tribute Set for Brooklyn Center This May'STRAIGHTEN UP & FLY RIGHT' Nat King Cole Tribute Set for Brooklyn Center This May
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2016

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College concludes its 2015-16 Jazz Series on Sunday, May 1, 2016 at 3pm with three-time Grammy Award-winning pianist Ramsey Lewis and singer/guitarist John Pizzarelli, joining forces in a tribute to the titan of fifties vocal pop, Nat King Cole. (more...)

IN THE MOOD to Play bergenPAC, 4/19IN THE MOOD to Play bergenPAC, 4/19
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2016

Bergen Performing Arts Center located at 30 North Van Brunt Street in Englewood, New Jersey presents: In The Mood, Tuesday, April 19, 2016 at 7:30PM. Purchase tickets at www.ticketmaster.com or Box Office at 201.227.1030.  (more...)

Fadi Khoury's FJK DANCE Set for New York Live Arts, 4/6-9Fadi Khoury's FJK DANCE Set for New York Live Arts, 4/6-9
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2016

Fadi J. Khoury, the Iraqi-born Artistic Director of FJK Dance, will return to New York Live Arts April 6 through April 9 with his company of ten dancers in new and repertory works combining a variety of dance mediums in a rare choreographic fusion. (more...)

LV Philharmonic to Perform GERSHWIN: MUSIC OF THE JAZZ AGE, 4/2-3LV Philharmonic to Perform GERSHWIN: MUSIC OF THE JAZZ AGE, 4/2-3
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2016

The Las Vegas Philharmonic performs Gershwin: Music of the Jazz Age on Saturday, April 2, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, April 3, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. in Reynolds Hall at The Smith Center. (more...)

Catalina Bar & Grill to Present Alexis Gershwin in GERSHWIN SINGS GERSHWIN, 3/22Catalina Bar & Grill to Present Alexis Gershwin in GERSHWIN SINGS GERSHWIN, 3/22
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2016

Catalina Bar & Grill will present singer ALEXIS GERSHWIN, the niece of the iconic American composer and lyricist, GEORGE & IRA GERSHWIN, in a 75-minute musical journey and salute to her uncle's music in a show entitled 'GERSHWIN SINGS GERSHWIN,' backed by The Gershwin Singers & Band, under the musical direction of Steven Applegate, to be presented One Night Only on Tuesday, March 22, 2016 at 8:30 p.m. at Catalina Bar & Grill; 6725 West Sunset Boulevard (just east of North Highland Avenue); Los Angeles, CA 90028. There is $20 Cover Charge, plus dinner or a two-drink minimum per person. Valet Parking is available. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com for 2/14/2016 - 2/21/2016Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com for 2/14/2016 - 2/21/2016
by BWW - Feb 21, 2016

Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com from 2/14/2016 - 2/21/2016. (more...)

Houston Symphony to Perform Benny Goodman Tribute Concert, 2/26-28Houston Symphony to Perform Benny Goodman Tribute Concert, 2/26-28
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2016

The Houston Symphony will salute the King of Swing and the soaring sounds of the Big Band era in The Best of Benny Goodman at 8 p.m. February 26-27 and 7:30 p.m. February 28. (more...)

Houston Symphony to Present THE BEST OF BENNY GOODMAN, 2/26Houston Symphony to Present THE BEST OF BENNY GOODMAN, 2/26
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2016

HOUSTON (February 18, 2016) – The Houston Symphony will salute the King of Swing and the soaring sounds of the Big Band era in The Best of Benny Goodman at 8 p.m. February 26-27 and 7:30 p.m. February 28.  (more...)

BWW Review: ADELAIDE FRINGE 2016: SWING Superbly Recreates The Big Band EraBWW Review: ADELAIDE FRINGE 2016: SWING Superbly Recreates The Big Band Era
by Barry Lenny - Feb 10, 2016

Two hours of some of the greatest dance music ever written, played brilliantly. (more...)

BWW Review: TRAVIS WALL'S SHAPING SOUND Brings Eclectic Dreamscape to the Beacon TheatreBWW Review: TRAVIS WALL'S SHAPING SOUND Brings Eclectic Dreamscape to the Beacon Theatre
by Melanie Votaw - Feb 10, 2016

Travis Wall's Shaping Sound performed an eclectic dance program at New York's Beacon Theatre on February 8, 2016. (more...)

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...)

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