Bobby McFerrin News

YO-YO MA to Join the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra in a Grand Gala Concert, 6/1
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

World-renowned cellist YO-YO MA will join Music Director LARRY RACHLEFF and the RHODE ISLAND PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA in a grand gala concert to launch the Philharmonic's 70th anniversary season. Mr. Ma will play Elgar's Cello Concerto with the orchestra. The orchestra will also perform Stravinsky's Firebird Suiteand Berlioz's Béatrice et Bénédict Overture. The concert takes place Sunday June 1 at 7:00pm at The Vets in Providence, presented by Nortek and sponsored by Taco/The White Family Foundation, the Carter Family Charitable Trust, AmicaInsurance, Capital Properties and Roger Williams University. Media sponsors are the Providence Journal, NBC 10, News Talk 630 and 99.7FM WPRO, Lite Rock 105, and Full Channel. Ticket reservations are available by phone at 401.248.7000 and in person at the RIPO box office, 667 Waterman Ave., East Providence, Monday-Friday 9am-4:30pm. (more...)

Dierks Bentley, Kix Brooks, Punch Brothers & More Set for St. Regis Big Stars, Bright Nights this Summer
by BWW News Desk - Apr 03, 2014

Park City Institute celebrates its 11th summer of presenting the St. Regis Big Stars, Bright Nights concert series at Deer Valley Resort with ten, powerhouse concerts: The Bacon Brothers (June 28), Punch Brothers (July 6), Dierks Bentley (July 24), Kix Brooks (July 31), Muscle Shoals Live and Lisa Fischer (August 3), Five For Fighting (August 16), Trampled by Turtles (August 19), Nashville Cafe (August 23), Vince Gill and the Time Jumpers (August 30) and a TBA show. All concerts are slated to be held rain or shine at Deer Valley Resort's Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater. Tickets go on sale to PCPAF members on Wednesday, April 9 and are available for purchase by the general public on Wednesday, April 16. (more...)

Bobby McFerrin to Bring SPIRITYOUALL Tour to Bass Concert Hall, 4/24
by BWW News Desk - Apr 02, 2014

Texas Performing Arts presents ten-time GRAMMY Award-winner Bobby McFerrin in his 'spirityouall' tour at Bass Concert Hall on Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 8 p.m. (more...)

St. James Studio to Present a Series of Jazz Concerts This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Apr 02, 2014

The St. James Studio is delighted to host four talented and creative female jazz stylists over four Saturdays in May and June 2014, presented by JBGB Events. Between them they will treat audiences to a wealth of musical styles such as jazz and tango with a Parisian twist; smooth and sophisticated jazz, folk and blues; Brazilian bossa nova and swinging, finger clicking jazz. (more...)

MONTY ALEXANDER Announces U.S. Tour
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

On April 8, just two months before the New York-based artist Monty Alexander celebrates his 70th birthday, Motéma Music will release Harlem-Kingston Express Vol. 2: The River Rolls On (more...)

Portland Ovations to Welcome Bobby McFerrin to Merrill Auditorium, 4/13
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2014

Portland Ovations brings the matchless vocal improviser with a breathtaking range and Ten-time Grammy Award-winner Bobby McFerrin to Merrill Auditorium for a Sunday evening concert on April 13th at 7 pm. Bobby McFerrin was exposed to a multitude of musical genres during his youth - classical, R&B, jazz, pop and world music - and has absorbed them all to create his own unparalleled sound. Whether it is a rendition of the Bach prelude Ave Maria, his incomparable interpretations of Beatles songs, collaborations with cellist Yo-Yo Ma, or conducting the Vienna Philharmonic, McFerrin awes audiences. (more...)

HBO Tops NAMIC Vision Awards Nominations; Full List Announced
by TV News Desk - Mar 14, 2014

The National Association for Multi-ethnicity in Communications (NAMIC), has announced the nominees for the 2014 NAMIC Vision Awards. (more...)

Flamenco Festival 2014, Carmen Souza, Hassan Hakmoun and More Set for Joe's Pub, March-May 2014
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2014

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its World Music lineup, March - May 2014, featuring: BANDA MAGDA STRING ORCHESTRA - LO'JO - FUEL FANDANGO - CARMEN SOUZA - OSEKRE - HASSAN HAKMOUN - FISHTANK ENSEMBLE - ALEXIA BOMTEMPO - SHARON KATZ & THE PEACE TRAIN - ANI CORDERO - AMANDA MARTINEZ - VILLALOBOS BROTHERS - KAVITA SHAH W/ LIONEL LOUEKE - SOFIA REI & ACA SECA TRIO. Details below! (more...)

Scoop: THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON on NBC - Week of March 10, 2014
by TV Scoop - Mar 09, 2014

Get all the scoop on THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON, airing on NBC for the week of March 10, 2014! (more...)

Tandy Beal to Bring HEREAFTERHERE to Santa Clara University, 3/28-30
by BWW News Desk - Mar 04, 2014

The ultimate uncharted territory is explored in HereAfterHere: A Self-Guided Tour of Eternity, a work that explores what - if anything - happens after we die. Acclaimed director, choreographer, and performer Tandy Beal created this thought-provoking work, collaborating with composer Jon Scoville to interview over 500 people of all ages, races, and religions, whose different descriptions of the hereafter are brought to life, as it were, in a stunning presentation that blends music, dance, film, magic, and humor. HereAfterHere, presented by Santa Clara University's SCU Presents, Arts for Social Justice, and the Department of Theatre & Dance, as part of its Visiting Artist Series, plays at Santa Clara University's Louis B. Mayer Theatre, March 28-30, 2014. For tickets ($20-$40), the public may visit www.scupresents.org. $10 tickets are available for Santa Clara University Students with a student ID. For more information, visit www.tandybeal.com. (more...)

Mary Chapin Carpenter Performs with the New York Philharmonic, Now thru 3/1
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2014

Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Mary Chapin Carpenter will make her New York Philharmonic debut in Mary Chapin Carpenter with the New York Philharmonic and Special Guests, a retrospective program featuring songs from throughout her career, some newly arranged for orchestra. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - PBS's TV Broadcast Premiere of JAZZ AND THE PHILHARMONIC, Airing Tonight
by TV News Desk - Feb 28, 2014

Coming up tonight, February 28 at 9:00PM EST, PBS will present the national, TV broadcast premiere of Jazz and the Philharmonic, a co-production by the National YoungArts Foundation-a national organization that identifies and supports the next generation of artists-the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County, Frost School of Music at the University of Miami, and JAZZ ROOTS Producer Larry Rosen. Jazz and the Philharmonic was presented and filmed at the John S. and James L. Knight Concert Hall at the Adrienne Arsht Center on January 11, 2013 and is a unique and wholly American concert experience which highlights two of the greatest musical art forms, classical and jazz. Scroll down to see a trailer for the broadcast! (more...)

GLASS HOUSE Releases 'Blackbird' Music Video
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2014

Glass House is the acclaimed music duo featuring David Worm, best known for his work with Bobby McFerrin, and guitarist/multi-instrumentalist Mark Vickness. (more...)

60th Newport Jazz Festival Set for Merriam Theater, 3/9
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2014

The iconic festival, Newport Jazz Festival, turns 60 and takes the show on a road with Philadelphia performance and debut at the Merriam Theater on Sunday, March 9 at 8 p.m. The Newport Jazz Festival: Now 60 pays homage to jazz luminaries such as Billie Holiday, Dizzie Gillespie, and Duke Ellington, whose classic jazz standards where first recorded at the festival, reinterpreted through the lens of contemporary jazz artists. The program also provides a progressive exploration of global jazz with Brazilian, Gypsy, Latin influences. (more...)

Line-Up for HIGH TIDE FESTIVAL 2014 Announced, Including Michael Gambon, Harriet Walter, and David Hare
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2014

Today HighTide Festival Theatre's Artistic Director Steven Atkinson announces the complete line-up for the eighth HighTide Festival, taking place April 10 - 19 2014 (Press Day Saturday April 12) in the idyllic Suffolk market town of Halesworth. Tickets are on sale now. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look at PBS's TV Broadcast Premiere of JAZZ AND THE PHILHARMONIC; Airs 2/28
by TV News Desk - Jan 29, 2014

Coming up on Friday, February 28 at 9:00PM EST, PBS will present the national, TV broadcast premiere of Jazz and the Philharmonic, a co-production by the National YoungArts Foundation-a national organization that identifies and supports the next generation of artists-the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County, Frost School of Music at the University of Miami, and JAZZ ROOTS Producer Larry Rosen. Jazz and the Philharmonic was presented and filmed at the John S. and James L. Knight Concert Hall at the Adrienne Arsht Center on January 11, 2013 and is a unique and wholly American concert experience which highlights two of the greatest musical art forms, classical and jazz. Scroll down to see a trailer for the broadcast! (more...)

Celebrity Series of Boston Presents LUCIANA SOUZA TRIO Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2014

(Boston) Celebrity Series of Boston will present Luciana Souza Trio tonight, January 25, 2014, at 8pm at Sanders Theatre, Memorial Hall, Harvard University, 45 Quincy Street, Cambridge. Sponsored by Amy and Joshua Boger. (more...)

60th Anniversary Newport Jazz Festival Line-up Announced Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2014

NEWPORT, R.I., Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ The mission of the Newport Festivals Foundation, Inc., the 60th anniversary of the Newport Jazz Festival, now presented by Natixis Global Asset Management, will present three full days of music - with an entire day dedicated to emerging artists - that give a look at the future of jazz, including more than 40 performances by some of the world's greatest established and emerging jazz artists, it was announced today by George Wein. (more...)

Monty Alexander to Kick Off Celebration of Jazz and Reggae at the Blue Note, Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2014

In a career spanning five decades, pianist Monty Alexander has built a reputation exploring and bridging the worlds of American jazz, popular song, and the music of his native Jamaica, finding in each a sincere spirit of musical expression. This January, he will come to Blue Note Jazz Club to present a lineup of collaborative shows that combine the worlds of jazz and reggae in perfect harmony. (more...)

Anita Vitale Tops 2013 MADE IN NEW YORK JAZZ COMPETITION; Winners Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2014

The Made in New York Jazz Competition has announced the winners of the first annual Made in New York Jazz Competition. (more...)

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