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Bob Merrill Celebrates Joe Bushkin's Musical Legacy with 'Tell Me Your Troubles: Songs by Joe Bushkin, Vol. 1'Bob Merrill Celebrates Joe Bushkin's Musical Legacy with 'Tell Me Your Troubles: Songs by Joe Bushkin, Vol. 1'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Coinciding with the centennial of pianist/composer Joe Bushkin's birth, the release on May 19 by trumpeter and singer Bob Merrill of 'Tell Me Your Troubles: Songs by Joe Bushkin, Vol. 1' (Accurate Records) celebrates the musical legacy of a man who was revered by many of America's foremost entertainers for his wizardry at the keyboard and skills as a tunesmith. (more...)

Performing Arts Center, Purchase College Celebrates Sonny RollinsPerforming Arts Center, Purchase College Celebrates Sonny Rollins
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

THE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER, PURCHASE COLLEGE (PAC) is pleased to present A CELEBRATION OF SONNY ROLLINS, the latest in their JAZZ AT THE CENTER series. Ravi Coltrane, James Carter, Jimmy Heath, James Brandon Lewis, and Joe Lovano are headlining this evening honoring one of the jazz world's living legends. (more...)

Mondavi Center Announces 2017-18 SeasonMondavi Center Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

The Robert and Margrit Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts, UC Davis announces its 16th season of performing arts, filled with the leading artists in music, dance, theater and speakers. The season begins on September 22, 2017 with the Mondavi Center debut of Los Tigres Del Norte and concludes May 24, 2018 with the return of the San Francisco Symphony. The season also features the debut performance of The Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra led by Keith Lockhart, on April 19, 2018. (more...)

2017 NEA Jazz Masters Tribute Concert to Stream Live This Week2017 NEA Jazz Masters Tribute Concert to Stream Live This Week
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) honors the 2017 NEA Jazz Masters at a tribute concert held in collaboration with the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, DC, hosted by Jason Moran. (more...)

KT Sullivan and More Coming Up This Spring at BirdlandKT Sullivan and More Coming Up This Spring at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2017

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup for April 10-April 16, featuring Kevin Eubanks Quartet, with Dave Holland, Nicholas Payton and Jeff Tain Watts, KT Sullivan, Geoffrey Keezer Trio, with Gillian Margot, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Thos Shipley Brings The Music Of Nat King Cole To The Metropolitan RoomPhoto Coverage: Thos Shipley Brings The Music Of Nat King Cole To The Metropolitan Room
by Stephen Sorokoff - Mar 26, 2017

5-Time MAC award winner Outstanding Jazz Vocalist) and Broadway performer (Miss Saigon) brought his Nat King Cole tribute show "Unforgettable" to the Metropolitan Room  last night and BroadwayWorld was there.  (more...)

Birdland Announces April 2017 ScheduleBirdland Announces April 2017 Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

Birdland will kick-off their exciting month of programming with the following acts. (more...)

Kennedy Center presents 2017 NEA Jazz Masters ConcertKennedy Center presents 2017 NEA Jazz Masters Concert
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts will celebrate the 2017 NEA Jazz Masters with a free concert, Monday, April 3, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. in the Concert Hall. The performance will honor the recipients of the nation's highest honor in jazz, highlighting their lifetime achievements and exceptional contributions to the advancement of jazz music. The concert, held during Jazz Appreciation Month, will also be streamed online at www.kennedy-center.org. In addition to the April 3 concert, the NEA Jazz Masters will hold a listening party at National Public Radio headquarters on Sunday, April 2, and a master class for young musicians to learn from the Jazz Masters themselves at Howard University on Tuesday, April 4. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

Paula West, San Francisco's favorite jazz diva sings personal and audience favorites from her entire career. (more...)

Gabrielle Stravelli to Sing Johnny Mercer at Kitano Jazz This WeekendGabrielle Stravelli to Sing Johnny Mercer at Kitano Jazz This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

GABRIELLE STRAVELLI - the celebrated pop/jazz vocalist and songwriter called an 'outstanding singer' by The Wall Street Journal and 'hotter than the equator' by The Village Voice - will return with her concert celebrating the legendary songwriters Johnny Mercer and Hoagy Carmichael at Kitano Jazz (66 Park Avenue at 38th Street) on Saturday, January 7 with sets at 8:00 PM and 10:00 PM. (more...)

VIDEO: Leslie Odom Jr., Billy Joel & More Pay Tribute to Tony Bennett; Watch NBC Special in FullVIDEO: Leslie Odom Jr., Billy Joel & More Pay Tribute to Tony Bennett; Watch NBC Special in Full
by TV News Desk - Dec 21, 2016

Andrea Bocelli, Michael Buble, Bob Dylan, Lady Gaga, Billy Joel, Elton John, Diana Krall, k.d. lang, Leslie Odom, Jr., Kevin Spacey, Stevie Wonder and many more paid tribute to legendary singer Tony Bennett last night on NBC's TONY BENNETT CELEBRATES 90 (more...)

TONY BENNETT CELEBRATES 90: THE BEST IS YET TO COME to Celebrate Legendary Singer This TuesdayTONY BENNETT CELEBRATES 90: THE BEST IS YET TO COME to Celebrate Legendary Singer This Tuesday
by TV News Desk - Dec 19, 2016

NBC will commemorate the 90th birthday of one of America's most treasured musical icons, Tony Bennett, with the two-hour special “Tony Bennett Celebrates 90: The Best Is Yet to Come,” on Tuesday, Dec. 20 at 9 p.m. ET/PT. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look -  Leslie Odom Jr, Lady Gaga & More Perform on NBC's TONY BENNETT CELEBRATES 90Photo Flash: First Look - Leslie Odom Jr, Lady Gaga & More Perform on NBC's TONY BENNETT CELEBRATES 90
by TV News Desk - Dec 16, 2016

NBC will commemorate the 90th birthday of one of America's most treasured musical icons, Tony Bennett, with the two-hour special TONY BENNETT CELEBRATES 90: THE BEST IS YET TO COME on Tuesday, Dec. 20 at 9 p.m. ET/PT. (more...)

Leslie Odom Jr & More Set for NBC's TONY BENNETT CELEBRATES 90 Special, 12/20Leslie Odom Jr & More Set for NBC's TONY BENNETT CELEBRATES 90 Special, 12/20
by TV News Desk - Dec 13, 2016

NBC will commemorate the 90th birthday of one of America's most treasured musical icons, Tony Bennett, with the two-hour special TONY BENNETT CELEBRATES 90: THE BEST IS YET TO COME on Tuesday, Dec. 20 at 9 p.m. ET/PT. (more...)

Gabrielle Stravelli Welcomes Vocal Trio Duchess as Special Guest to Launch New CDGabrielle Stravelli Welcomes Vocal Trio Duchess as Special Guest to Launch New CD
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

GABRIELLE STRAVELLI - the celebrated pop/jazz vocalist and songwriter called an "outstanding singer" by The Wall Street Journal and "hotter than the equator" by The Village Voice - will launch her new album Dream Ago at Subculture (more...)

Gabrielle Stravelli to Celebrate New CD DREAM AGO at SubCulture This DecemberGabrielle Stravelli to Celebrate New CD DREAM AGO at SubCulture This December
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

Gabrielle Stravelli - the celebrated pop/jazz vocalist and songwriter - will celebrate her new album Dream Ago at Subculture (45 Bleecker Street in New York) on Tuesday, December 13 at 8:30 PM. (more...)

Tony Bennett Standard And Deluxe Edition CDs Available Worldwide 12/16; Pre-Order NowTony Bennett Standard And Deluxe Edition CDs Available Worldwide 12/16; Pre-Order Now
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

Tony Bennett celebrated his 90 th birthday in August and this milestone occasion continues with the RPM Records / Columbia Records release of Tony Bennett Celebrates 90 set for pre-order on November 11 th and worldwide release on December 16. (more...)

The South Orange Performing Arts Center Celebrates 10th Anniversary with GalaThe South Orange Performing Arts Center Celebrates 10th Anniversary with Gala
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

The South Orange Performing Arts Center is celebrating a decade of presenting superb arts events to the region with a Gala on October 29, 6-11 p.m.  The iconic building, located at One SOPAC Way in the heart of the South Orange Village, will host the party in its theatre, loft and lobby areas. (more...)

Mendelssohn, Smetana & Kattenburg Slated for Cooperstown Festival's 2016 Season FinaleMendelssohn, Smetana & Kattenburg Slated for Cooperstown Festival's 2016 Season Finale
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

Fall is here but the Cooperstown Summer Music Festival is presenting one more concert. (more...)

Cooperstown Festival Continues with Bach & Sons Concert on 8/19, and Lute Concert on 8/21Cooperstown Festival Continues with Bach & Sons Concert on 8/19, and Lute Concert on 8/21
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2016

Works by Bach, Bach and Bach are on the program for the next Cooperstown Summer Music Festival concert on Friday, August 19 at Christ Church in Cooperstown. The "Bach & Sons" concert features arias, cantatas, and sonatas by Johann Sebastian Bach and two of his four composer sons:  Wilhelm Friedemann (WF)  and Carl Phillip Emmanuel (CPE). (more...)

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