Billie Holiday News

John Coltrane's 'A Love Supreme: The Complete Masters' Available TodayJohn Coltrane's 'A Love Supreme: The Complete Masters' Available Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2015

Verve Music Group proudly releases A Love Supreme: The Complete Masters, to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the release of this seminal recording. (more...)

Dr. John and Cyril Neville to Be Honored at Louis Armstrong House Museum's 2015 GalaDr. John and Cyril Neville to Be Honored at Louis Armstrong House Museum's 2015 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2015

Louis Armstrong House Museum today announced that Dr. John, music icon; Cyril Neville, legendary musician and activist; Jerome Chazen, Chairman of Chazen Capital Partners, Chairman Emeritus of Liz Claiborne, Inc. and Trustee of the Louis Armstrong House Museum; and Robert F. Smith, Founder, Chairman and CEO of Vista Equity Partners and noted philanthropist and jazz aficionado, will be presented with the 'Louie Award' for their dedication to preserving and promoting the cultural legacy of Louis Armstrong at the Museum's annual gala on December 2, 2015. (more...)

Feinstein's/54 Below to Offer Special Thanksgiving Menu for Ann Hampton Callaway Show, 11/26Feinstein's/54 Below to Offer Special Thanksgiving Menu for Ann Hampton Callaway Show, 11/26
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2015

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, is set to celebrate Thanksgiving in style with a special prix fixe menu from Executive Chef Lynn Bound. (more...)

Singer-Songwriter Sophie Auster to Play the Billboard Lounge at Barclays Center, 12/12Singer-Songwriter Sophie Auster to Play the Billboard Lounge at Barclays Center, 12/12
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2015

Singer-songwriter Sophie Auster has announced a performance at the Billboard Lounge at Barclays Center, December 12. (more...)

Melissa Manchester, Tamara Tunie, Lena Hall Coming Up This Nov at Feinstein's/54 BelowMelissa Manchester, Tamara Tunie, Lena Hall Coming Up This Nov at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2015

This November, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW presents an exciting lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond. Located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street. (more...)

Kathy Sledge to Release New Single 'Keep It Movin' on iTunes & All Digital Platforms, 12/1Kathy Sledge to Release New Single 'Keep It Movin' on iTunes & All Digital Platforms, 12/1
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2015

KATHY SLEDGE will release her much anticipated new single titled KEEP IT MOVIN' on iTunes and all digital platforms on December 1. (more...)

NE-YO, Ariana Grande, Fall Out Boy and More Lend Voices to WE LOVE DISNEY Compilation Album, Out Today!NE-YO, Ariana Grande, Fall Out Boy and More Lend Voices to WE LOVE DISNEY Compilation Album, Out Today!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2015

In a unique collaboration between Verve Records and Walt Disney Records, the two esteemed labels have teamed up to present the compilation album WE LOVE DISNEY, which is available today, October 30th. (more...)

Elaine Paige, Christine Ebersole & More Set for PIAF Centennial Celebration at The Town HallElaine Paige, Christine Ebersole & More Set for PIAF Centennial Celebration at The Town Hall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2015

Producers Daniel Nardicio and Andy Brattain will honor Edith Piaf, the iconic French songstress on her actual 100th Birthday with PIAF: A CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION with stars from Broadway, London's West End, Jazz, Cabaret and Rock 'n' Roll. Starring Elaine Paige, Christine Ebersole, Marilyn Maye, Vivian Reed, Little Annie, Gay Marshall, Molly Pope, Amber Martin, Aaron Weinstein and Meow Meow, the concert will take place on Saturday, December 19, 2015 at 8:00 PM at The Town Hall(123 West 43rd Street). (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Dallas - Week of 10/25/2015Now Playing Onstage in Dallas - Week of 10/25/2015
by BWW - Oct 25, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/25/2015 for Dallas (more...)

OWN Airs Four-Part Special LEGENDS: OWN AT THE APOLLO TonightOWN Airs Four-Part Special LEGENDS: OWN AT THE APOLLO Tonight
by TV News Desk - Oct 24, 2015

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network announced today it will air the star-studded primetime television event “Legends: OWN at the Apollo” beginning tonight, October 24 (more...)

Andy Kaufman and Redd Foxx Return to Stage via Hologram USAAndy Kaufman and Redd Foxx Return to Stage via Hologram USA
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2015

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Essential Women Of Jazz Concert Set for Ware Center, TodayEssential Women Of Jazz Concert Set for Ware Center, Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2015

20th Annual Billie Holiday Vocal Competition winner Kerensa Gray will perform 'Jazz Legends: The Essential Women of Jazz' today, October 23 at 7:30 pm in the Ware Center's atrium. Kerensa Gray is often compared to the likes of jazz royalty - Etta James, Ella Fitzgerald, and contemporaries such as Diana Krall. This performance is a look back at the women of jazz who continue to captivate generations with their unique voices and stories woven into the history of this country, as well as a glimpse of some favorite contemporaries. All tickets include complimentary beverage service which begins at 7:00 PM with concerts beginning at 7:30 PM. The Ware Center is located at 42 N. Prince Street, Lancaster. (more...)

Wilmette Theatre & Music Institute of Chicago to Screen LADY BE GOODWilmette Theatre & Music Institute of Chicago to Screen LADY BE GOOD
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2015

The Wilmette Theatre is proud to partner with the Music Institute of Chicago to screen the jazz documentary 'Lady Be Good' with a post-screening talk-back led by filmmaker Kay D. Ray. The Theatre is located at 1122 Central Avenue, Wilmette, 60091. Tickets are $12 ($10 for Music Institute students and families) and are available at the Theatre's Box Office, by phone 847.251.7424 or online at wilmettetheatre.com. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek - TheatreLAB to Stage LADY DAY AT EMERSON'S BAR AND GRILLPhoto Flash: Sneak Peek - TheatreLAB to Stage LADY DAY AT EMERSON'S BAR AND GRILL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2015

TheatreLAB, Richmond's home for unexpected and evocative performance, is proud to present Lanie Robertson's LADY DAY AT EMERSON'S BAR AND GRILL, starring local theatre favorite Katrinah Carol Lewis as Billie Holiday. The production is the first show of TheatreLAB's 2015-16 season, 'A Vivid Impression of Reality,' and will run November 12th to December 12th at TheatreLAB's venue, The Basement (300 East Broad Street). Scroll down for a sneak peek! (more...)

Six-Time Tony Winner Audra McDonald to Make Sydney DebutSix-Time Tony Winner Audra McDonald to Make Sydney Debut
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2015

Grammy, Emmy and Tony award-winning singer and actress Audra McDonald will make her long- awaited Sydney debut on the Concert Hall stage of the Sydney Opera House this November with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra. (more...)

Phillipa Soo, Tamara Tunie & More Set for Feinstein's/54 Below This WeekPhillipa Soo, Tamara Tunie & More Set for Feinstein's/54 Below This Week
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2015

This week FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visitwww.54Below.com/Feinsteins or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Dallas - Week of 10/18/2015Now Playing Onstage in Dallas - Week of 10/18/2015
by BWW - Oct 18, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/18/2015 for Dallas (more...)

MIGHTY REAL: A FABULOUS SYLVESTER MUSICAL Nabs Five AUDELCO Award NominationsMIGHTY REAL: A FABULOUS SYLVESTER MUSICAL Nabs Five AUDELCO Award Nominations
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2015

BroadwayWorld has learned that MIGHTY REAL: A FABULOUS SYLVESTER MUSICAL, the musical celebration of the life of the original 1970s 'Queen of Disco' Sylvester, has been nominated for five AUDELCO Awards, including Outstanding Musical Production of the Year. (more...)

Feinstein's/54 Below Announces Special Thanksgiving MenuFeinstein's/54 Below Announces Special Thanksgiving Menu
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2015

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, is set to celebrate Thanksgiving in style with a special prix fixe menu from Executive Chef Lynn Bound. On Thursday, November 26, indulge in a Thanksgiving dinner that combines time-honored holiday tradition with the exceptional creativity and quality that exemplifies Chef Bound's food program at Feinstein's/54 Below. The $85 prix fixe includes 3 courses and traditional family-style Thanksgiving sides. Reservations for dinner can be made from 4:00PM - 5:30PM by calling (646) 476-3551. (more...)

Montego Glover, Capathia Jenkins & Sy Smith to Join The New York Pops for 'Sophisticated Ladies' ConcertMontego Glover, Capathia Jenkins & Sy Smith to Join The New York Pops for 'Sophisticated Ladies' Concert
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2015

On November 13, 2015 at 8:00PM, The New York Pops, led by Music Director Steven Reineke, will continue its 33rd season at Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage with Sophisticated Ladies, featuring Montego Glover, Capathia Jenkins, and Sy Smith. The concert commemorates the centennial year of the birth of Billie Holiday and also celebrates other groundbreaking icons of American popular song, from Ella Fitzgerald to Sarah Vaughan to Dinah Washington. (more...)

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