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Date of Birth: March 11, 1950 (66)
Birth Place: New York, NY, USA
Gender: Male
Blue Note Hawaii Sets June LineupBlue Note Hawaii Sets June Lineup
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016

For Blue Note Hawaii, the state's premier venue for the world's most celebrated artists, June begins with one of the most celebrated singer-songwriters in recent history, Christopher Cross, followed by a Reggae Meets Jazz series with Monty Alexander Harlem Kingston Express, contemporary jazz instrumentalist group Acoustic Alchemy and Grammy Award-winning vocalist Lisa Fischer & Grand Baton. June also brings a host of local talent including Adagio, Willie K, Paula Fuga, Darren Benitez, Hotclub of Hulaville, Rolando Sanchez, Little Albert and Jake Shimabukuro. Blue Note Hawaii also continues Gospel Brunch every Sunday with a 1:00 p.m. show time and doors opening at 11:00 a.m. (more...)

Chan Centre Sets 2016-17 SeasonChan Centre Sets 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2016

The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) announces its stellar 2016/17 concert series, presenting a line-up of captivating new works, dramatic debuts, and much-anticipated returns in the Chan Shun Concert Hall. Balancing traditional - from Portuguese fado to Mongolian folk - with cutting-edge - from New Orleans jazz-rock to rhythmic Latin fusion - the series offers a window onto the world with international artists at the pinnacle of their practices. (more...)

TRANSCESTRAL INCANTATIONS Set for 4/16 at Monument NationalTRANSCESTRAL INCANTATIONS Set for 4/16 at Monument National
by Louisa Brady - Apr 10, 2016

On the border of poetry, music and dance TRANSCESTRAL INCANTATIONS promises to be a real highlight of the event RAOTIHO?N:TSA - Focus on Firsts Nations' contemporary creation. Orchestrated by Moe Clark and Katia Makdissi- Warren, this performance is a blending of both First Nations' and Middle East cultures. The evening promises to be festive as well as introspective. It will allow us to travel between the exalted celebration of the founding identities, and dive into our own personal cultural composition. (more...)

Jazz at Lincoln Center to Celebrate International Jazz Appreciation MonthJazz at Lincoln Center to Celebrate International Jazz Appreciation Month
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2016

Jazz at Lincoln Center celebrates International Jazz Appreciation Month with a diverse line-up of artists throughout Frederick P. Rose Hall, the "House of Swing." The exciting offerings in April include an homage to Broadway composers with jazz-oriented roots, sets celebrating International Jazz Day and Duke Ellington's birthday, and an historic showcase of Sy Oliver arrangements performed only once in its entirety in nearly 30 years. (more...)

San Francisco Opera Education Presents Free Opera in an Hour and Other Family Friendly Events This SpringSan Francisco Opera Education Presents Free Opera in an Hour and Other Family Friendly Events This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2016

Spring time is family time at San Francisco Opera, where a series of fun and accessible events have been created to introduce younger audiences to the world of opera. In April, San Francisco Opera Education presents the sixth installment in the series of free Opera in an Hour films: Gioachino Rossini's Cinderella will be presented Saturday, April 9 at 1 p.m. and Sunday, April 10 at 11 a.m. (free). Audiences will delight in this charming opera, crafted for families and youth in a one-hour form. A 15 minute live introduction precedes each screening. Information and reservations at: sfopera.com/whats-on. (more...)

QPAC to Welcome Lisa Fischer to the SpotlightQPAC to Welcome Lisa Fischer to the Spotlight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2016

After four decades of performing with icons like Mick Jagger and The Rolling Stones, Tina Turner, Chaka Khan, and Nine Inch Nails, Lisa Fischer is finally offering her own humble, heartfelt song, accompanied by her inventive new band Grand Baton. (more...)

Bobby McFerrin's Kentucky Center Show CancelledBobby McFerrin's Kentucky Center Show Cancelled
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2016

Performer Bobby McFerrin has cancelled his April 1, 2016 performance at The Kentucky Center, along with his other Spring 2016 tour dates, citing health reasons. We hope to reschedule as soon as Bobby's health allows. McFerrin's representatives issued a statement on his behalf: (more...)

Douglas Morrisson Theatre to Continue Season with Solo Festival ONE FOR ALLDouglas Morrisson Theatre to Continue Season with Solo Festival ONE FOR ALL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2016

The Douglas Morrisson Theatre 2015-2016 Revelations Season continues with ONE FOR ALL: A Solo Artists Festival celebrating the amazing diversity of solo performers in the Bay Area. DMT's two-week solo theatre festival features nine different solo artists, April 8 through April 17, 2016, at the Douglas Morrisson Theatre, 22311 N. Third St. in Hayward, CA. Tickets are $20 general admission, children under 12 are $5, and are available through the Box Office at (510) 881-6777 or online at www.dmtonline.org. (more...)

Lisa Fischer & Grand Baton to Perform at Adelaide Cabaret FestivalLisa Fischer & Grand Baton to Perform at Adelaide Cabaret Festival
by BWW News Desk - Feb 29, 2016

Adelaide Festival Centre's Adelaide Cabaret Festival is excited to announce that Ms. Lisa Fischer and Grand Baton will be performing three shows in the Dunstan Playhouse across 18 and 19 June. (more...)

Lisa Fischer and Grand Baton to Perform at Adelaide Cabaret Festival on June 18-19Lisa Fischer and Grand Baton to Perform at Adelaide Cabaret Festival on June 18-19
by Louisa Brady - Feb 28, 2016

Adelaide Festival Centre's Adelaide Cabaret Festival is excited to announce that Ms. Lisa Fischer and Grand Baton will be performing three shows in the Dunstan Playhouse across 18 and 19 June. (more...)

Kentucky Center to Showcase World Class Artists This Spring & SummerKentucky Center to Showcase World Class Artists This Spring & Summer
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2016

The Kentucky Center is offering a wide variety of entertainment this spring and summer, as it continues its 32nd arts season. Spring performances will feature musicians Bobby McFerrin and Alton Brown, actor and comedian David Cross, internationally renowned dance company Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater as well as many others. View the current season lineup at www.kentuckycenter.org/kcpresents. New shows will be added throughout the year, and the fall shows for the 2016-2017 will be officially announced in July 2016. (more...)

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...)

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