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Date Of Birth:
May 02, 1904
Date Of Death:
October 14, 1977 (73)
Birth Place:
Tacoma, WA, USA
Gender: Male
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Bing Crosby News

Date of Birth: May 02, 1904
Date of Death: October 14, 1977 (73)
Birth Place: Tacoma, WA, USA
Gender: Male
Tony Bennett to Receive Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular SongTony Bennett to Receive Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song
by TV News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden today announced that Tony Bennett is the next recipient of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. (more...)

Essex Books Presents Shelf Awareness: The Growth of the GrooveEssex Books Presents Shelf Awareness: The Growth of the Groove
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

Musician and journalist Max Décharné's Vulgar Tongues: An Alternative History of English Slang, out now from Pegasus Books, is a rip-roaring ride through the history of slang. From Elizabethan London to the present day, this entertaining take will not disappoint. Here's Décharné's write-up on the word 'groovy'--which, interestingly enough, has very little to do with Austin Powers and his ilk. (more...)

Historic El Portal Mainstage Theatre Gets Dedication and RenamingHistoric El Portal Mainstage Theatre Gets Dedication and Renaming
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

Jay Irwin & Pegge Forrest Producers and The Thalians proudly present Debbie…A Night to Remember: A Dedication and Renaming of the historic El Portal Mainstage Theatre at 5269 Lankershim Blvd in the NOHO Arts District, North Hollywood, California on Friday, June 30, 2017 at 7pm. (more...)

Smithsonian Channel to Present the Story of the U.S. in AMERICA IN COLOR; Liev Schreiber NarratesSmithsonian Channel to Present the Story of the U.S. in AMERICA IN COLOR; Liev Schreiber Narrates
by TV News Desk - Jun 5, 2017

From Prohibition and the Jazz Age to the moon landing and the birth of rock and roll, many of the greatest, most significant events of the 20th century have only been experienced in the black and white footage available at the time. (more...)

MR. NEW YEAR'S EVE Comes to the Blyth FestivalMR. NEW YEAR'S EVE Comes to the Blyth Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

At its heart, the Blyth Festival was built for one reason: to bring people together. The best in new, live, 100% Canadian theatre, right here in Canada's hometown. And it doesn't get any more Canadian than Guy Lombardo and His Royal Canadians. (more...)

PJ MASKS to Hit the Road with First-Ever Tour PJ MASKS LIVE! TIME TO BE A HEROPJ MASKS to Hit the Road with First-Ever Tour PJ MASKS LIVE! TIME TO BE A HERO
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

Entertainment One (eOne) and Round Room Presents have announced that 'PJ Masks Live! Time to Be a Hero,' a brand-new, fully-immersive musical production, will take to the stage, touring across North America starting in September 2017. (more...)

Highlights in Jazz Series to Continue with Joe Bushkin Centennial Concert in TribecaHighlights in Jazz Series to Continue with Joe Bushkin Centennial Concert in Tribeca
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

Jack Kleinsinger's Highlights In Jazz, New York's longest running jazz concert series, concludes its record breaking 45th season at 8:00 PM tonight, May 4, 2017 at the Tribeca Performing Arts Center at the Borough of Manhattan Community College, 199 Chambers Street, New York City, with The Joe Bushkin Centennial concert, celebrating the rich musical legacy of the legendary pianist/composer with an all-star revue featuring Wycliffe Gordon, Harry Allen, Eric Comstock, John Colliani, Nicki Parrott, Ted Rosenthal, Steve Johns and Spike Wilner, under the musical direction of Bob Merrill, plus, as in all Highlights In Jazz shows, a surprise special guest. (more...)

World Library Publications to Re-Issue 'Lost' Bing Crosby Recording from 1957World Library Publications to Re-Issue 'Lost' Bing Crosby Recording from 1957
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

Sometime in 1955, Omer Westendorf (founder of World Library of Sacred Music) wrote to several famous Catholics to find a narrator for a recording project. (more...)

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...)

Julian Clary, Paul Zerdin, and Nigel Havers Return to the London Palladium in DICK WHITTINGTONJulian Clary, Paul Zerdin, and Nigel Havers Return to the London Palladium in DICK WHITTINGTON
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Initial casting is announced today (20 April 2017) for Qdos Entertainment's London Palladium production of Dick Whittington.  Following the success of Cinderella last year, the production will see the return of Julian Clary who will play Spirit of the Bells, Paul Zerdin as Idle Jack and Nigel Havers as Captain Nigel.  Further casting and creative team will be announced shortly.  (more...)

Guest Blog: Composer Jonah Brody On THIS BEAUTIFUL FUTUREGuest Blog: Composer Jonah Brody On THIS BEAUTIFUL FUTURE
by Guest Blog: Jonah Brody - Apr 18, 2017

In This Beautiful Future, our new show about love in occupied France during World War II, different worlds meet: the past and the present, the real world and a dream world. We hope that the music will create the space in which this can happen.  (more...)

Jack Kleinsinger's Highlights In Jazz presents THE JOE BUSHKIN CENTENNIALJack Kleinsinger's Highlights In Jazz presents THE JOE BUSHKIN CENTENNIAL
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

Jack Kleinsinger's Highlights In Jazz, New York's longest running jazz concert series, concludes its record breaking 45th season at 8:00 PM on Thursday, May 4, 2017 at the Tribeca Performing Arts Center at the Borough of Manhattan Community College, 199 Chambers Street, New York City, with The Joe Bushkin Centennial concert, celebrating the rich musical legacy of the legendary pianist/composer with an all-star revue featuring Wycliffe Gordon, Harry Allen, Eric Comstock, John Colliani, Nicki Parrott, Ted Rosenthal, Steve Johns and Spike Wilner, under the musical direction of Bob Merrill, plus, as in allHighlights In Jazz shows, a surprise special guest. (more...)

Professional Dancers Society to Honor Carol Channing at 2017 Gypsy AwardsProfessional Dancers Society to Honor Carol Channing at 2017 Gypsy Awards
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

Legendary performer Carol Channing has been named the honoree for the Professional Dancers Society's (PDS) annual Gypsy Awards Luncheon, it was announced by PDS President, Mitzi Gaynor and PDS Board Chairman, Joni Berry. (more...)

Ann Hampton Callaway and Dr. Art Topilow to Bring OVER THE RAINBOW to APACAnn Hampton Callaway and Dr. Art Topilow to Bring OVER THE RAINBOW to APAC
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

'Dr. Jazz' as the famous oncologist (Dr. Arthur Topilow) from Jersey Shore Medical Center is known will be accompanying one of the world's most celebrated jazz vocalists Ann Hampton Callaway in an all-Arlen concert on Sunday, April 2, 2017, at 3 p.m. at the Axelrod Performing Arts Center (APAC). (more...)

Ann Hampton Callaway and Dr. Art Topilow in Concert with OVER THE RAINBOWAnn Hampton Callaway and Dr. Art Topilow in Concert with OVER THE RAINBOW
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

'Dr. Jazz' as the famous oncologist (Dr. Arthur Topilow) from Jersey Shore Medical Center is known will be accompanying one of the world's most celebrated jazz vocalists Ann Hampton Callaway in an all-Arlen concert on Sunday, April 2, 2017, at 3 p.m. at the Axelrod Performing Arts Center (APAC). (more...)

BWW Review: Harvey Granat Spotlights Jimmy Van Heusen to an Enthusiastic Audience in His Latest SONGS AND STORIES at 92YBWW Review: Harvey Granat Spotlights Jimmy Van Heusen to an Enthusiastic Audience in His Latest SONGS AND STORIES at 92Y
by Alix Cohen - Mar 18, 2017

Though all of Harvey Granat's midday events are illuminating and entertaining, his most recent SONGS AND STORIES on March 16 at 92Y could've easily continued at least another half hour buoyed by audience enthusiasm. The event's special guests, author/producer/journalist Will Friedwald (who has his own 92Y series), and President of Jimmy Van Heusen's catalog, his great nephew, Brook Babcock, were both knowledgeable, engaging raconteurs. It was also a great pleasure to watch the two men join infectiously enjoying the afternoon. (more...)

Michael Feinstein Returns to Feinstein's at the Nikko with THE CROONERS: SAMMY, DEAN, FRANK & BINGMichael Feinstein Returns to Feinstein's at the Nikko with THE CROONERS: SAMMY, DEAN, FRANK & BING
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Two-time Emmy and five-time Grammy Award-nominated Michael Feinstein returns to Feinstein's at the Nikko with The Crooners: Sammy, Dean, Frank & Bing for five performances only May 18-21, 2017. (more...)

Hacienda Beach Club & Residences Unveils Plans For 1 Hotel & Homes CaboHacienda Beach Club & Residences Unveils Plans For 1 Hotel & Homes Cabo
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

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THE BIG BROADCAST! to Return to Mount Holyoke This MarchTHE BIG BROADCAST! to Return to Mount Holyoke This March
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2017

The Jazz Ensembles of Mount Holyoke College present the 12th edition of The Big Broadcast! on Today, March 4 at 2PM & 7PM at Chapin Auditorium, Mount Holyoke College, in South Hadley, MA.  (more...)

Wendy Jones to Tribute Rosemary Clooney at Winter Park Playhouse This WinterWendy Jones to Tribute Rosemary Clooney at Winter Park Playhouse This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2017

The Winter Park Playhouse will present a 'one night only' event Today February 25, 2017, featuring professional vocalist, actress and recording star Wendy Jones, in a one-woman tribute to Rosemary Clooney entitled Everything Is Rosie. Net proceeds will go to support the quality musical programming on The Playhouse mainstage and out in the community. (more...)

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