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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...)

Cooperstown Festival to Present Jasper String Quartet, Sinatra-Inspired Jazz & MoreCooperstown Festival to Present Jasper String Quartet, Sinatra-Inspired Jazz & More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2016

Cooperstown, NY -- An award-winning string quartet known for 'guerilla chamber music' and a hand-picked quintet of jazz all-stars kick off an eventful August for the Cooperstown Summer Music Festival. (more...)

Cooperstown Festival to Present Jasper String Quartet, Sinatra-Inspired Jazz & MoreCooperstown Festival to Present Jasper String Quartet, Sinatra-Inspired Jazz & More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

Cooperstown, NY -- An award-winning string quartet known for 'guerilla chamber music' and a hand-picked quintet of jazz all-stars kick off an eventful August for the Cooperstown Summer Music Festival. (more...)

Charlie Parker Birthday Celebration and More Set for August at BirdlandCharlie Parker Birthday Celebration and More Set for August at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2016

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its August 2016 schedule, featuring Django Reinhardt NY Festival, Charlie Parker Birthday Celebration, Steve Kuhn Trio, Renee Rosnes, ShowBiz After Hours with Frank DiLella, Rolando Morales-Matos Sextet, Ken Peplowski Quartet, Eric Comstock and Jay Leonhart, Jim Caruso's Cast Party, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Gabrielle Stravelli to Perform at Kitano Jazz, 7/13Gabrielle Stravelli to Perform at Kitano Jazz, 7/13
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 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 introduce a new evening celebrating the legendary songwriters Johnny Mercer and Hoagy Carmichael at Kitano Jazz (66 Park Avenue at 38th Street) on Wednesday, July 13 with sets at 8:00 PM and 10:00 PM. In addition to well-known standards by Mercer ("Dream") and Carmichael ("Stardust") and compositions they wrote together ("Skylark," "In The Cool Cool Cool of the Evening"), the show includes collaborations with other composers and lyricists. The evening also features rare material by the pair from their Broadway Show I Walk With Music and movies from the 1950s and 60s. She will be joined by Art Hirahara on piano, Pat O'Leary on bass and Eric Halvorson on drums. (more...)

Vince Giordano Documentary to Make New York Debut at 92YVince Giordano Documentary to Make New York Debut at 92Y
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2016

How crazy do you have to be to keep a Jazz Age enterprise going in the 21st Century? 92Y presents the New York premiere of the film that attempts to answer that question. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Tony Bennett Receives Friars Club Entertainment Icon AwardPhoto Coverage: Tony Bennett Receives Friars Club Entertainment Icon Award
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jun 22, 2016

Legendary entertainer Tony Bennett was honored by the Friars Club in celebration of his storied and successful career that has spanned 7 decades on June 20th and BroadwayWorld was there. (more...)

Cooperstown Summer Music Festival Continues 18th Season on June 19thCooperstown Summer Music Festival Continues 18th Season on June 19th
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2016

The Cooperstown Summer Music Festival's 18th season continues on June 19th at 7:30 pm with a performance of the Schubert Trout Quintet and chamber music by Gaubert, Mahler, and Schulhoff. The concert, which will be held in the ballroom of the Otesaga, features Linda Chesis, flute; Mikhail Kopelman, violin; Anat Almani, viola; Jerry Grossman, cello; Jeremy McCoy, bass; and Elizaveta Kopelman, piano. (more...)

Gabrielle Stravelli & Michael Kanan to Release New Album This MonthGabrielle Stravelli & Michael Kanan to Release New Album This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2016

?Acclaimed vocalist GABRIELLE STRAVELLI and celebrated jazz pianist MICHAEL KANAN will release the powerfully intimate new duet recording Stairway to the Stars on June 24. The album is currently available in digital formats. Stairway to the Stars is produced by Gabrielle Stravelli and Pat O'Leary.  (more...)

WHAT Sets 2016 Summer Concert SeriesWHAT Sets 2016 Summer Concert Series
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2016

The Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater Summer Concert Series returns with new faces (and some favorites), performing Latin, Cabaret, Classical, Big Band and more. The series runs Tuesday and Wednesday nights, June 28 through July 13. Concerts are 8pm at the air-conditioned, state-of-the-art Julie Harris Stage. It's the perfect way to end a day at the beach! Individual tickets are $20. A subscription to all six concerts is $100. (more...)

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