Branford Marsalis News

The Nash Brings Top Jazz Artists 2/8-12The Nash Brings Top Jazz Artists 2/8-12
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Music lovers in the Valley will have the opportunity to experience the charisma and artistry of three significant artists as the live jazz club hosts Emmet Cohen Trio on Feb 8th, the extraordinary saxophonist Cory Weeds with legendary pianist Harold Mabern on February 11th and the ever-charismatic Francine Reed on Feb 12th.  All performances are expected to sell out. (more...)

 Jack Kleinsinger's HIGHLIGHTS IN JAZZ Kicks Off 45th Season Jack Kleinsinger's HIGHLIGHTS IN JAZZ Kicks Off 45th Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Jack Kleinsinger's Highlights In Jazz, New York's longest running jazz concert series, proudly kicks off it 45th season at 8:00 PM on Thursday, February 9, 2017 at the Tribeca Performing Arts Center of Borough of Manhattan Community College, 199 Chambers Street, NYC with The Highlights In Jazz 44th Anniversary Gala featuring the swinging jazz and blues of Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks with vocalist Ms Vinnie Knight and the festive multi-dimensional music of Cynthia Sayer and her Joyride Band featuring clarinetist Adrian Cunningham, plus, as in all Highlights In Jazz concerts, a surprise guest. (more...)

Highlights In Jazz Announces 2017 Line Up, Honorary Doctorate for Jack KleinsingerHighlights In Jazz Announces 2017 Line Up, Honorary Doctorate for Jack Kleinsinger
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2016

Jack Kleinsinger's Highlights In Jazz, New York's longest running jazz concert series, proudly announces the schedule for its 45th season featuring four monthly star studded Thursday night concerts taking place at the Tribeca Performing Arts Center of Borough Manhattan Community College, 199 Chambers Street, NYC. (more...)

Chris Stamey's Original Radio Play OCCASIONAL SHIVERS to Air this Holiday SeasonChris Stamey's Original Radio Play OCCASIONAL SHIVERS to Air this Holiday Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2016

Occasional Shivers is a brand-new old-fashioned radio play airing this holiday season on public broadcasting, created by Southern-pop icon Chris Stamey for WUNC-FM (Chapel Hill) and distributed nationwide by American Public Media.  Set in New York in 1963, the one-hour musical drama tells the story of two young lovers who meet at a pair of Christmas parties. (more...)

Beyonce, Nate Parker Top Nominees for 48th NAACP IMAGE AWARDS; Full ListBeyonce, Nate Parker Top Nominees for 48th NAACP IMAGE AWARDS; Full List
by TV News Desk - Dec 13, 2016

The nominees for the NAACP Image Awards were announced today. The awards recognize the year's best in film, TV, music and books. (more...)

Karney to Release Her New Singles Vol. 2: Restless Wind w/ Same SongtKarney to Release Her New Singles Vol. 2: Restless Wind w/ Same Songt
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

Karney is a San Francisco-based singer/songwriter that has been making great music for many years, performing across the US and collaborating with many talented and notable artists. (more...)

Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia Presents New Series, Including ROSSINI, GOUNOD, And STORIES FOR PIANO AND ORCHESTRAChamber Orchestra of Philadelphia Presents New Series, Including ROSSINI, GOUNOD, And STORIES FOR PIANO AND ORCHESTRA
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

A founding resident company of The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia (COP) will perform music by Rossini and Gounod, premiere a new arrangement by New Jersey composer, Raphael Fusco and present the U.S. premiere of Stories for piano and orchestra by French-Lebanese pianist and rising-star composer Rami Khalife. (more...)

Sneak Peek - Suze Orman, Kevin Eubanks & More Set for Next Oprah: WHERE ARE THEY NOW?Sneak Peek - Suze Orman, Kevin Eubanks & More Set for Next Oprah: WHERE ARE THEY NOW?
by TV News Desk - Nov 10, 2016

In this week's all-new episode of the popular series Oprah: WHERE ARE THEY NOW?, celebrity updates include money expert Suze Orman, former bandleader for “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,” Kevin Eubanks, and “Ferris Bueller's Day Off” actor Alan Ruck. (more...)

BWW Interview:  Chris Brubeck and THE BRUBECK SONGBOOK at NJPAC on 11/6BWW Interview: Chris Brubeck and THE BRUBECK SONGBOOK at NJPAC on 11/6
by Marina Kennedy - Oct 22, 2016

Broadwayworld.com interviewed Chris Brubeck about his family, career and the upcoming show at NJPAC, 'The Brubeck Songbook' that will be performed on Sunday, November 6th. (more...)

Ben Vereen & Charl Brown at 'AFTER HOURS' and More Coming Up at BirdlandBen Vereen & Charl Brown at 'AFTER HOURS' and More Coming Up at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup for October 24-30, featuring Kurt Elling, ShowBiz After Hours with Frank DiLella with Special Guests Ben Vereen and Charl Brown, David Ostwald's Louis Armstrong Eternity Band, and more! (more...)

The Nash to Celebrate 4th Anniversary with The Lewis Nash Big Apple QuintetThe Nash to Celebrate 4th Anniversary with The Lewis Nash Big Apple Quintet
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

Celebrating its 4th Birthday, The Nash hosts an all-out weekend Birthday Bash with a quintet of heavy hitters, The Lewis Nash Big Apple Quintet. (more...)

Second Thought Theatre Announces Details for STATE OF MIND 2016Second Thought Theatre Announces Details for STATE OF MIND 2016
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2016

Second Thought Theatre announced today details for this year's Second Thought State of Mind, an event celebrating STT and gathering support for the award-winning theatre company. The third annual Second Thought State of Mind invites guests to an evening of fun and fundraising featuring entertainment by Liz Mikel. Second Thought State of Mind will take place on Friday, November 4 at Sammons Center for the Arts. (more...)

Bryce Pinkham, Andy Karl & Orfeh in SONGS FROM THE CRYPT and More Set for October at BirdlandBryce Pinkham, Andy Karl & Orfeh in SONGS FROM THE CRYPT and More Set for October at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2016

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its October 2016 schedule, featuring Pharoah Sanders Quartet, Ron Carter Big Band, Eliane Elias, ShowBiz After Hours with Frank DiLella, Jane Monheit, Kurt Elling, Jane Bunnett and Maqueque, Natalie Douglas, Bryce Pinkham, Jim Caruso's Cast Party and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

59th Annual Monterey Jazz Festival Wraps Up Weekend of Historic Performances59th Annual Monterey Jazz Festival Wraps Up Weekend of Historic Performances
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

The 59th Annual Monterey Jazz Festival wrapped up Sunday, September 18 after a weekend of debut artists, returning masters and new favorites. Over 36,600 fans came through the gates of the Monterey County Fairgrounds during the weekend of September 16-18. The weekend featured a festival record-breaking 115 performances of diverse styles of music from around the globe, from tributes and piano trios; big bands to modern jazz, Cuban, blues and fusion groups, mixed with historic conversations, films, and exhibits. (more...)

Bryce Pinkham, Andy Karl & Orfeh in SONGS FROM THE CRYPT and More Set for October at BirdlandBryce Pinkham, Andy Karl & Orfeh in SONGS FROM THE CRYPT and More Set for October at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its October 2016 schedule, featuring Pharoah Sanders Quartet, Ron Carter Big Band, Eliane Elias, ShowBiz After Hours with Frank DiLella, Jane Monheit, Kurt Elling, Jane Bunnett and Maqueque, Natalie Douglas, Bryce Pinkham, Jim Caruso's Cast Party and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

The Nash to Celebrate 4th Anniversary with The Lewis Nash Big Apple QuintetThe Nash to Celebrate 4th Anniversary with The Lewis Nash Big Apple Quintet
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2016

Celebrating its 4th Birthday, The Nash hosts an all-out weekend Birthday Bash with a quintet of heavy hitters, The Lewis Nash Big Apple Quintet. (more...)

GRAMMY-Winning Bassist Robert Hurst Signs with Dot Time RecordsGRAMMY-Winning Bassist Robert Hurst Signs with Dot Time Records
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2016

Dot Time Records is pleased to announce the signing of multiple GRAMMY and EMMY Award bassist, Robert Hurst. Robert, a Detroit native, has enjoyed a stellar career spanning over 30 years, and is a well respected and highly recognized composer, electric and acoustic bassist, educator, and recording artist. (more...)

Wolf Trap Announces Initial Lineup of The Barns at Wolf Trap's 2016-2017 SeasonWolf Trap Announces Initial Lineup of The Barns at Wolf Trap's 2016-2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2016

Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts today announced the first 66 performances of the 2016-2017 season at The Barns at Wolf Trap, its historic 382-seat indoor venue. See below for a complete calendar of events and ticketing information. (more...)

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra & Pops 2016-17 Tickets on Sale MondayCincinnati Symphony Orchestra & Pops 2016-17 Tickets on Sale Monday
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2016

Single tickets for the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and Cincinnati Pops 2016-17 season at the Taft Theatre go on sale Monday, August 1 through the CSO and Pops Box Office at the Taft Theatre (513) 381-3300 and online at cincinnatisymphony.org and cincinnatipops.org. (more...)

Broadway, Cabaret, Jazz and More Coming to The Smith Center This SeasonBroadway, Cabaret, Jazz and More Coming to The Smith Center This Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

The Smith Center is ushering in a dazzling fall-winter lineup featuring the world's favorite Tony Award-winning Broadway musicals, seasonal concerts and world-renowned shows. (more...)

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