Branford Marsalis News

Sean Johnson & The Wild Lotus Band's New Album 'Unity' to Be Released 8/19
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

From Bhakti Fest to the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, Sean Johnson & The Wild Lotus Band have struck peoples' hearts with their soulful, imaginative music that merges mantras, rock, gospel and world grooves into a fresh new idiom. (more...)

Sutton Foster, Sandi Patty, Vienna Boys Choir & More Set for Enlow Hall's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 09, 2014

Gene & Shelley Enlow Recital Hall (Enlow Hall) at Kean University proudly presents the 2014-2015 concert season featuring a line-up of 11 performances. This season celebrates five years of bringing the world's leading musicians in classical, jazz, pop and world music to our stage. (more...)

This Week at Joe's Pub, June 18-29: Cristin Milioti, Make Music New York, Julie Klausner, Karsh Kale, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2014


Tony-Winning A RAISIN IN THE SUN Closes Tonight on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2014

Broadway's critically acclaimed production of Denzel Washington in Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun closes tonight at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre. It was directed by Tony Award winner Kenny Leon and originally opened on April 3 for a limited engagement. (more...)

Tony-Winning A RAISIN IN THE SUN Revival Recoups on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2014

Broadway's critically acclaimed production of Denzel Washington in Lorraine Hansberry's A RAISIN IN THE SUN is celebrating a big week. Not only did it take home three 2014 Tony Awards (Best Revival of a Play, Best Director of a Play -- Kenny Leon, and Best Featured Actress in a Play -- Sophie Okonedo) on Sunday night, it has also recouped its entire capitalization. The production, which began previews Saturday, March 8, officially opened on Thursday, April 3 at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47 Street), where it will end its limited engagement run this Sunday, June 15. (more...)

Mandy Patinkin, Vanessa Williams and More Headline Scottsdale Center's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 02, 2014

Tickets for Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts' new 2014-15 season will go on sale to the public on Saturday, May 3, at 10 a.m. Among the offerings are more than 50 live performances of dance, music, theater, comedy and more. Additional events will be announced at a later date. (more...)

Branford Marsalis and Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia to Collaborate on National Tour, 10/4-11/2
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2014

The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia has signed a contract with Columbia Artists Management Inc. (CAMI) and will join Grammy Award-winning and Tony Award nominated saxophonist and composer Branford Marsalis on his national "Well-Tempered" tour, featuring Baroque masterpieces by Albinoni, Bach, Handel, Vivaldi and more. (more...)

Makoto Ozone Performs with Alan Gilbert and the NY Philharmonic Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2014

Following his acclaimed New York Philharmonic debut on the ASIA / WINTER 2014 tour, jazz pianist Makoto Ozone will join Music Director Alan Gilbert and the New York Philharmonic in a newly added concert tonight, April 22, 2014, at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

The Celebrity Series of Boston Announces 2014-2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

The Celebrity Series of Boston announced its 2014-2015 season today, marking 76 years of bringing the world's greatest performing artists to Boston. The season opens on Sunday, October 5, 2014 with Italian pianist Maurizio Pollini in recital. In total, the 2014-2015 season will include 46 music, dance and entertainment engagements. The 2014-15 season is sponsored by Amy and Joshua Boger. (more...)

The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia Celebrates its 50th Anniversary During Its 2014-2015 Concert Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 03, 2014

A founding resident company of The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia is thrilled to present its 50th Anniversary Concert Season. With classical masterpieces and an extraordinary roster of artists, the Chamber Orchestra showcases excellent musicianship and programming on an intimate scale – the characteristics that have most defined the ensemble over the past fifty years. (more...)

Branford Marsalis Performs at The Palladium Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 03, 2014

Renowned Grammy winning sax player Branford Marsalis and his innovative, hard-working jazz ensemble will perform at The Palladium for one special night tonight, April 3 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

UW World Series to Feature Works from Israel, Mali, Ukraine & More in 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2014

The UW World Series brings Seattle audiences some of the most exciting artists and companies from around the globe. The tradition continues into the 2014-15 season with a stellar line-up of living masters and emerging talents curated by Artistic Director Michelle Witt in her third year of programming the Series. 23 artists and companies from over 21 countries will be represented, including Israel, Mali, Ukraine, Great Britain, Spain, France, Canada, Russia, Hungary, the USA, and the eleven countries that make up the Nile basin. (more...)

Makoto Ozone to Perform with Alan Gilbert and the NY Philharmonic, 4/22
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2014

Following his acclaimed New York Philharmonic debut on the ASIA / WINTER 2014 tour, jazz pianist Makoto Ozone will join Music Director Alan Gilbert and the New York Philharmonic in a newly added concert Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at 7:30 p.m. The all-American program will include Bernstein's Candide Overture; Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue, featuring Mr. Ozone as soloist; Bernstein's Symphonic Dances from West Side Story; and Gershwin's An American in Paris. The concert will mark Mr. Ozone's U.S. orchestral debut; his appearances with the Philharmonic on the ASIA / WINTER 2014 tour marked his first performances with an American orchestra. (more...)

Sean Combs' REVOLT Honors Black History Month With BROOKLYN BOHEME Documentary
by TV News Desk - Feb 06, 2014

On the heels of 'Wale: I am From' and 'The Year of Pharrell,' REVOLT is proud to present the documentary 'Brooklyn Boheme' in honor of Black History Month. (more...)

Alan Gilbert Leads New York Philharmonic ASIA / WINTER 2014 Tour, Now thru 2/19
by BWW News Desk - Feb 06, 2014

Music Director Alan Gilbert will lead the New York Philharmonic on the ASIA / WINTER 2014 tour, February 6-19, 2014. The two-week tour - the Philharmonic's seventh international concert tour under Alan Gilbert's leadership - will feature ten concerts in three countries, with performances in Seoul, South Korea; Nagoya, Osaka, Tokyo, and Yokohama, Japan; and Taipei, Taiwan. (more...)

Angelique Kidjo's New Album 'Eve' Set For NPR 'First Listen' Jan 20
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2014

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jan. 13 , 2014 /PRNewswire/ Angelique Kidjo, the Benin born, Grammy Award winning singer/songwriter has signed with 429 Records and is gearing up for an incredible 2014. She's preparing for the release of Eve, a vibrant new collection of songs dedicated to the power of African womanhood, particularly those women she grew up with in her native Benin; as well as planning a tour of the United States and promoting the release of her autobiography, Spirit Rising: My Life, My Music. NPR will host a 'First Listen' full album stream of 'Eve' beginning January 20 th until the release date, January 28 th. In addition, CBC Radio Canada and The Daily Telegraph sites will simultaneously stream the album. The singer is releasing Eve in conjunction with the release January 7th of Spirit Rising: My Life, My Music, an autobiography written with Rachel Wenrick and published by Harper Collins. Angelique Kidjo's Eve will be released on 429 Records January 28 th. Kidjo will embark on a U.S. tour in February—dates below. (more...)

BWW Interviews - Harry Connick Jr. Talks New Season of AMERICAN IDOL
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 30, 2013

The talented artist spoke to BWW and other members of the media this week about his excitement for his new gig and what he hopes to accomplish on the upcoming season of the singing competition! (more...)

Angelique Kidjo Announces Concert Tour Dates (Jan/Feb 2014)
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2013

In January, Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Angélique Kidjo will release both an autobiography and an album of all-new material. (more...)

Alan Gilbert to Lead New York Philharmonic ASIA / WINTER 2014 Tour, 2/6-19
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2013

Music Director Alan Gilbert will lead the New York Philharmonic on the ASIA / WINTER 2014 tour, February 6-19, 2014. The two-week tour - the Philharmonic's seventh international concert tour under Alan Gilbert's leadership - will feature ten concerts in three countries, with performances in Seoul, South Korea; Nagoya, Osaka, Tokyo, and Yokohama, Japan; and Taipei, Taiwan. (more...)

Lyricist/Singer Lorraine Feather's ATTACHMENTS Scores Grammy Nomination
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2013

Lyricist/jazz singer Lorraine Feather?s Attachments was released in August of 2013. The album consists of collaborations with Lorraine Feather?s three longtime co-writers Shelly Berg, Russell Ferrante and Eddie Arkin. One additional song is an adaptation of a movie theme by Dave Grusin (?Memphis Stomp,? from The Firm), with whom Feather began working in 2012; another is a Grusin arrangement of Bach?s ?Air on the G String? with Feather?s added lyrics. Attachments also includes a lyricized version of Joey Calderazzo?s ?La Valse Kendall,? from Calderazzo?s album with Branford Marsalis, Songs of Mirth and Melancholy. (more...)

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