Carmen McRae News

Smuin Ballet to Conclude 20th Season With Two World Premieres in XXCENTRIC Spring Dance Series, 5/2-6/7
by BWW News Desk - Apr 03, 2014

Smuin Ballet closes its 20th Anniversary Season with two World Premieres and a Michael Smuin classic, touring the Bay Area May 2 - June 7, 2014 in the XXcentric Spring Dance Series. The program will feature one act of Michael Smuin's ebullient Dancin' With Gershwin ballet, back on the Smuin stage for the first time since 2008. XXcentric will also include World Premieres from Smuin's Choreographer in Residence Amy Seiwert and Val Caniparoli, internationally renowned choreographer and principal character dancer at San Francisco Ballet. The XXcentric Spring Dance Series will kick off its tour at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco (May 2-11), continuing at the Lesher Center for the Arts in Walnut Creek (May 16-17); the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts (May 21-25); and at the Sunset Center in Carmel (June 6-7). Tickets ($24-$70) are available by calling the individual venues or visiting www.smuinballet.org. (more...)

Smuin Ballet to Spring Forward with Two 'XXcentric' World Premieres, 5/2-6/7
by BWW News Desk - Mar 07, 2014

Smuin Ballet closes its 20th Anniversary Season with two World Premieres and a Michael Smuin Classic, touring the Bay Area May 2 - June 7, 2014 in the XXcentric Spring Dance Series. (more...)

Junior Brown with The Easy Leaves, Chante Moore and More Set for Yoshi's San Francisco, Now thru 3/9
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2014

Yoshi's San Francisco has announced its upcoming lineup, now through March 9, 2014. Details below! (more...)

The Great Larry Willis, Tim Green, Gerald Cannon and Billy Williams Set for Twins Jazz Club on New Year's Eve
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2013

New Years Eve Bash with The Great Larry Willis Quartet Tim Green is set for the Twins Jazz Club, located at 1344 U Street NW, Top Floor, Washington, DC 20009. Call 202.234.0072 or visit www.TwinsJazz.com. (more...)

'Newport Jazz Festival(R): Now 60' Tour to Launch 2/8
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2013

In celebration of the 60th anniversary of the world-renowned Newport Jazz Festival (August 1-3, 2014), clarinetist/saxophonist Anat Cohen, vocalist/pianist Karrin Allyson, bassists Larry Grenadier and Ben Allison, pianist Peter Martin, guitarist Mark Whitfield, trumpeter Randy Brecker, and drummer Clarence Penn embark on the 17-city 'Newport Jazz Festival: Now 60' Tour, February 8 - March 30, 2014, with more dates during June, July and August in North America and Europe. (more...)

Verse & PledgeMusic Join Forces to Reissue Vault of Iconic Recordings
by BWW News Desk - Dec 06, 2013

Verse Music Group will be re-releasing four iconic albums from its Bethlehem Records catalogue through a PledgeMusic direct-to-fan preorder. (more...)

Graham Nash, The Wee Trio, Tuck & Patti and More Set for Yoshi's San Francisco, Now thru Dec 15
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2013

Yoshi's San Francisco announces updated calendar for club and restaurant through December 15, plus new shows through February 2014. (more...)

Six-CD Box Set of Hy Zaret and Lou Singer's BALLADS FOR THE AGE OF SCIENCE Released Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2013

For the first time in over fifty years, Harbinger Records will release 'Ballads for the Age of Science,' the most successful educational recordings of all time, as a six-CD box set. Featuring more than four dozen original songs written by Hy Zaret, co-author of the iconic popular song 'Unchained Melody,' and Lou Singer between 1959 and 1961, the albums introduced scientific concepts and terms using catchy, easy-to-learn lyrics and music to grade school students across America in the early 1960s. (more...)

Six-CD Box Set of Hy Zaret and Lou Singer's BALLADS FOR THE AGE OF SCIENCE Set for 10/15 Release
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2013

For the first time in over fifty years, Harbinger Records will release 'Ballads for the Age of Science,' the most successful educational recordings of all time, as a six-CD box set. Featuring more than four dozen original songs written by Hy Zaret, co-author of the iconic popular song 'Unchained Melody,' and Lou Singer between 1959 and 1961, the albums introduced scientific concepts and terms using catchy, easy-to-learn lyrics and music to grade school students across America in the early 1960s. (more...)

Relaunch of Bethlehem Records Set for Today
by Richard Best - Aug 27, 2013

Verse Music Group & Naxos of America are happy to announce the reissue of iconic 1950's Jazz catalog, Bethlehem Records. (more...)

Relaunch of Bethlehem Records Set for 8/27
by Richard Best - Aug 14, 2013

Verse Music Group & Naxos of America are happy to announce the reissue of iconic 1950's Jazz catalog, Bethlehem Records. (more...)

Stephanie J. Block & More Set for Birdland Jazz Club This Week
by BWW News Desk - Jul 01, 2013

Birdland Jazz Club is pleased to announce their stirring line-up of incomparable talent for today, July 1 - July 7, 2013. (more...)

Stephanie J. Block & More Set for Birdland Jazz Club, Week of July 1
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2013

Birdland Jazz Club is pleased to announce their stirring line-up of incomparable talent for July 1 - July 7, 2013. (more...)

National Centre for Performing Arts Gala Celebrates Legendary Female Jazz Vocalists Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2013

The National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA), Mumbai, India's premiere arts and culture institution, presents the 2013 edition of NCPA Legends: Celebrating Legendary Women Jazz Vocalists tonight 15th June 2013 at the Tata Theatre; 7 pm. (more...)

The National Centre for Performing Arts to Celebrate Legendary Female Jazz Vocalists, 6/15
by BWW News Desk - Jun 04, 2013

The National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA), Mumbai, India's premiere arts and culture institution, presents the 2013 edition of NCPA Legends: Celebrating Legendary Women Jazz Vocalists on Saturday 15th June 2013 at the Tata Theatre; 7 pm. (more...)

Martha Lorin Returns to the Metropolitan Room with MY MOTHER'S FAVORITE SONGS Today
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2013

Martha Lorin returns to the Metropolitan Room for a special jazz afternoon, 'My Mother's Favorite Songs', featuring Bassist: Harvie S, Alto sax: Ralph Lalama, and Pianist: Richard Siegel. The concert will run for one show only today, May 12th, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. (more...)

Martha Lorin to Return to the Metropolitan Room with MY MOTHER'S FAVORITE SONGS, 5/12
by BWW News Desk - Apr 02, 2013

Martha Lorin returns to the Metropolitan Room for a special jazz afternoon, 'My Mother's Favorite Songs', featuring Bassist: Harvie S, Alto sax: Ralph Lalama, and Pianist: Richard Siegel. The concert will run for one show only on Sunday, May 12th, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. (more...)

Marilyn Maye, Charles Busch, Ricky Ritzel and More Set for 54 Below, Now thru 3/17
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2013

Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, the performance venue located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. 54 Below also launches its new series of late night events this March. Joining Tuesday nights' popular "Backstage" with Susie Mosher will be the "54 Piano Bar," a new vocal competition - 'The Callback," singing sensation Marilyn Maye, performance legend Charles Busch, cabaret's own Ricky Ritzel, performance artist James Jackson, Jr. and more! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Marilyn Maye Brings MAYE-DEN VOYAGE to 54 Below!
by Stephen Sorokoff - Mar 06, 2013

Infusing the rhythm and syncopation of the legendary jazz greats with the power and brashness of a Broadway belter, this legendary vocalist's MAYE-den Voyage at 54 Below features a program of jazz and Broadway standards not to be missed. When Ella Fitzgerald was asked to name her favorite singers, she named Sarah Vaughan, Carmen McRae and "marvelous Marilyn Maye," who brings her new show MAYE-den Voyage to 54 Below for ten performances only. Check out photos from her opening night concert below! (more...)

Marilyn Maye, Adam Pascal, Caissie Levy and More Set for 54 Below, Now thru 3/10
by BWW News Desk - Mar 04, 2013

Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, the performance venue located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. 54 Below also launches its new series of late night events this March. Joining Tuesday nights' popular "Backstage" with Susie Mosher will be the "54 Piano Bar," a new vocal competition - 'The Callback," and more, including Telly Award winner Jamie DeRoy & Friends, Broadway star Chester Gregory, singing sensation Marilyn Maye, Late Night at 54 Below, Tony nominee Adam Pascale, actor/screenwriter/playwright Charles Busch, Broadway's Caissie Levy, Walking the Line - Music of Johnny Cash. (more...)

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