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Date of Birth: March 11, 1950 (65)
Birth Place: New York, NY, USA
Gender: Male
Christine Andreas, Jarrod Spector & Kelli Barrett Among 31st Annual BISTRO AWARD WinnersChristine Andreas, Jarrod Spector & Kelli Barrett Among 31st Annual BISTRO AWARD Winners
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2016

Legendary jazz singer and lyricist Jon Hendricks, dubbed 'The Poet Laureate of Jazz,' celebrated jazz vocalist and actress Annie Ross, and acclaimed jazz singer Janis Siegel are among the artists who will be honored at the 31st Annual Bistro Awards gala on Tuesday, March 8 at 6:30 pm at the Gotham Comedy Club, 208 W. 23rd St. As is the Bistro Awards tradition, the evening will feature performances by the winners; for the full list, see below! (more...)

Grammy Winner Bobby McFerrin to Bring Local Artists to Wharton CenterGrammy Winner Bobby McFerrin to Bring Local Artists to Wharton Center
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2016

Ten-time Grammy Award winning singer Bobby McFerrin comes to Wharton Center -- for the very first time -- for what promises to be an incredibly moving night of song! Part of The Doctors Company Variety Series, Bobby McFerrin will perform on Saturday, February 6, 2016, in the Cobb Great Hall. (more...)

Victoria Justice, Reeve Carney & More to Join Laverne Cox in Fox's Starry THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW; Will Air This FallVictoria Justice, Reeve Carney & More to Join Laverne Cox in Fox's Starry THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW; Will Air This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2016

Actress and recording artist Victoria Justice (“Victorious”) and Ryan McCarten (“Liv & Maddie,” “Heathers the Musical”) have been cast as “Janet Weiss” and “Brad Majors” in THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW, which is set to shoot this winter and air Fall 2016 on FOX. (more...)

Andrew Craig's Final 'Gospel Christmas' Set for River Run Centre, 12/20Andrew Craig's Final 'Gospel Christmas' Set for River Run Centre, 12/20
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2015

 Andrew Craig's Gospel Christmas, a joy-filled holiday favourite, returns to the River Run Centre's Main Stage on Sunday, December 20 at 7:00 pm. (more...)

GRAMMY Winner Bobby McFerrin to 'Meet Michigan' at Wharton Center This WinterGRAMMY Winner Bobby McFerrin to 'Meet Michigan' at Wharton Center This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2015

Ten-time Grammy Award winning singer Bobby McFerrin comes to Wharton Center -- for the very first time -- for what promises to be an incredibly moving night of song! Part of The Doctors Company Variety Series, Bobby McFerrin will perform on Saturday, February 6, 2016, in the Cobb Great Hall. (more...)

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Announces Holiday Schedule - Handel's MESSIAH, CIRQUE DE LA SYMPHONIE and More!Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Announces Holiday Schedule - Handel's MESSIAH, CIRQUE DE LA SYMPHONIE and More!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2015

The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) celebrates the 2015 holiday season with a wide variety of concert programming, from the traditional annual performances of Handel's Messiah with the Concert Artists of Baltimore to a one-of-a-kind experience that pairs world-class acrobats and gymnasts with music by the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, in an exciting program titled Cirque de la Symphonie. (more...)

BWW Review: RON CARTER QUARTET Walks at RegattabarBWW Review: RON CARTER QUARTET Walks at Regattabar
by Matt Hanson - Oct 15, 2015

There's a powerfully resonant, special quality to the lifelong oeuvre of a jazz master, such as in the inimitable example of bassist Ron Carter. In the 1960s, integral to the rhythm sections of Cannonball Adderley and Miles Davis, his artistry may have seemed shadowed by the towering giants of the music that was to give voice to the Great Migration, the most significant movement of peoples in U.S. history. (more...)

The Filharmonic A Cappella Group to Perform at the VPAC, 11/21The Filharmonic A Cappella Group to Perform at the VPAC, 11/21
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2015

Filipino-American artist The Filharmonic will be featured in the 2015-2016 season of the Valley Performing Arts Center. The vibrant contemporary a capella group joins the ranks of Linda Ronstadt, Bobby McFerrin, Megan Hilty and Lea Salonga as being part of this season. (more...)

Lisa Fischer Brings New Band to the Valley Performing Arts Center TonightLisa Fischer Brings New Band to the Valley Performing Arts Center Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2015

Since the conclusion of the Rolling Stones Zip Code Tour, Ms. Lisa Fischer has been walking the 20 feet to center stage, performing with the trio Grand Baton at major jazz venues, festivals and concert halls across the country. Tonight, October 2, Ms. Lisa Fischer and Grand Baton will make their VPAC debut. (more...)

Andrew Rannells & More Set for YoungArts' 2015-16 SeasonAndrew Rannells & More Set for YoungArts' 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2015

The National YoungArts Foundation today announces a dynamic roster of public programs for its 35th anniversary season encompassing a series of new performances, showcases, exhibitions, and interdisciplinary collaborations across a broad range of art forms-from the organization's first resident dance company Complexions Contemporary Ballet; and "Pairings at Ted's," a new dinner and performance  series; to site-specific installations and public discussions with creative leaders such as Daniel Arsham, Franklin Sirmans and Fab 5 Freddy. The season underscores YoungArts' longstanding commitment to supporting the nation's next generation of artists by providing transformative educational and professional opportunities, including master classes, workshops, and mentorship programs with such renowned arts leaders as Carrie Mae Weems, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Frank Gehry, Wynton Marsalis, Jeff Koons, Kerry Washington, Robert Redford, and Placido Domingo, among others. (more...)

Lisa Fischer to Bring New Band to the Valley Performing Arts Center, 10/2Lisa Fischer to Bring New Band to the Valley Performing Arts Center, 10/2
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2015

Since the conclusion of the Rolling Stones Zip Code Tour, Ms. Lisa Fischer has been walking the 20 feet to center stage, performing with the trio Grand Baton at major jazz venues, festivals and concert halls across the country. On Friday, October 2, Ms. Lisa Fischer and Grand Baton will make their VPAC debut. (more...)

Vocalist Nicolas Bearde & Pianist, Composer Nat Adderley Jr. Hit the Jazz TrailVocalist Nicolas Bearde & Pianist, Composer Nat Adderley Jr. Hit the Jazz Trail
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2015

Nicolas Bearde, a renowned jazz singer of remarkable depth, range and technique, with a compelling musical style has won acclaim from critics and jazz audiences worldwide. (more...)

Cast Members from SOMETHING ROTTEN! Set for BROADWAY SESSIONS This WeekCast Members from SOMETHING ROTTEN! Set for BROADWAY SESSIONS This Week
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2015

BROADWAY SESSIONS is described as an evening of musical performances, games and open mic featuring a new Broadway guest each week. The show is created and hosted by Ben Cameron (Bway Wicked, Aida and Footloose) and features musical director Joshua Stephen Kartes on piano.  This Thursday, September 3rd, Broadway Sessions returns from summer hiatus with cast members from Something Rotten and more. (more...)

Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2015 Airs on THIRTEEN's Great Performances TonightVienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2015 Airs on THIRTEEN's Great Performances Tonight
by TV News Desk - Aug 28, 2015

The Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2015 airs on THIRTEEN's Great Performances, tonight, August 28 at 9 p.m. on PBS. (Check local listings.) (more...)

Laurie Antonioli's 'Varuna' Set for Release Next MonthLaurie Antonioli's 'Varuna' Set for Release Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2015

Since returning to her native Bay Area in 2006 from a period of living and working in Europe, vocalist Laurie Antonioli has concentrated her creative energies on her American Dreams band, which backed her on last year's breakthrough Origin Records release 'Songs of Shadow, Songs of Light.' For her new Origin CD, 'Varuna,' Antonioli returns to an important chapter in her musical life by recording intimate sessions with her collaborator of more than 25 years, the esteemed pianist Richie Beirach. The CD, Antonioli's 6th as a leader, will be released September 18. (more...)

Yo-Yo Ma & Kathryn Stott Coming to Omaha in 2016Yo-Yo Ma & Kathryn Stott Coming to Omaha in 2016
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2015

Omaha Performing Arts announced today the addition of Yo-Yo Ma and Kathryn Stott in Recital to its 2015-2016 season. The performance will be Tuesday, May 17, 2016, at 7:30 p.m. in the Kiewit Concert Hall of the Holland Performing Arts Center, 1200 Douglas St. The rectangular shape of the hall – inspired by the 100-year-old Musikverein in Vienna – is ideal for the concert: Allowing superior quality of sound with acoustical clarity and a rich reverberation. (more...)

Tickets on Sale Today for Wharton Center's 2015-16 SeasonTickets on Sale Today for Wharton Center's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2015

Individual tickets to many of Wharton Center's 2015-2016 season shows are on sale to the general public as of today, August 17, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. (more...)

Tickets on Sale 8/17 for Wharton Center's 2015-16 Season, Feat. Kristin Chenoweth, Riverdance & MoreTickets on Sale 8/17 for Wharton Center's 2015-16 Season, Feat. Kristin Chenoweth, Riverdance & More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2015

Individual tickets to many of Wharton Center's 2015-2016 season shows go on sale to the general public on Monday, August 17, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. (more...)

Beres Hammond & Monty Alexander Play NJPAC TonightBeres Hammond & Monty Alexander Play NJPAC Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2015

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents an evening with Beres Hammond, Jamaica's undisputed king of "lovers rock" and one of reggae's most iconic stars, is joined by revered jazz pianist Monty Alexander, whose five-decade career has included collaborations with Frank Sinatra, Milt Jackson and Dizzy Gillespie. Today, July 31, 2015 8:00 PM at Prudential Hall.. Get your tickets now at NJPAC.org or 888.GO.NJPAC (888.466.5722) Cool and hot in equal measure, this evening of romantic reggae by Hammond promises to be "the most perfect mix of reggae and soul we've ever heard," says Reggae Reviews. (more...)

Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2015 Airs on THIRTEEN's Great Performances, 8/28Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2015 Airs on THIRTEEN's Great Performances, 8/28
by TV News Desk - Jul 23, 2015

The Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2015 airs on THIRTEEN's Great Performances, Friday, August 28 at 9 p.m. on PBS. (Check local listings.) (more...)

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