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60th Annual Monterey Jazz Festival Package Tickets On Sale 5/160th Annual Monterey Jazz Festival Package Tickets On Sale 5/1
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

Three-day Arena and Grounds Ticket Packages for the 60th Annual Monterey Jazz Festival, September 15-17 go on sale Monday, May 1. Tickets can be purchased online at montereyjazzfestival.org or by calling 888.248.6499. (more...)

MCCC Chorus, Jazz Band to Present Free Concerts Next WeekMCCC Chorus, Jazz Band to Present Free Concerts Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

The MCCC Chorus will present its spring concert on Tuesday, May 2 at 7:30 p.m., with the MCCC Jazz Band performing on Wednesday, May 3 at 7:30 p.m. Both performances will take place in Kelsey Theatre on Mercer's West Windsor campus, 1200 Old Trenton Road. (more...)

Blue Note Jazz Festival Announces 2017 LineupBlue Note Jazz Festival Announces 2017 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

With over 100 events in 10 venues throughout New York City, the 2017 Blue Note Jazz Festival returns June 1 through 30. (more...)

The New School's Mannes School of Music to Celebrate Centennial at Carnegie HallThe New School's Mannes School of Music to Celebrate Centennial at Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

The New School's Mannes School of Music will celebrate its centennial with a concert at Carnegie Hall honoring the school's rich history on Tuesday, April 25 from 7 to 10 p.m. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

Premiere banjo player Bela Fleck joins musical forces with mandolinist, composer, and vocalist Chris Thile in this one-night-only Columbus performance. Celebrated for their refreshing approaches to bluegrass, jazz, pop, and classical music, these multi-Grammy Award®-winning musicians use their technical mastery to enter uncharted musical territory, taking bluegrass to astounding new heights. (more...)

HAMILTON's Leslie Odom, Jr. Joins Line-Up of Tony-Winning Artists Performing On Blue Note At Sea '18HAMILTON's Leslie Odom, Jr. Joins Line-Up of Tony-Winning Artists Performing On Blue Note At Sea '18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

Leslie Odom, Jr., best known for his role as Aaron Burr in the Broadway smash hit HAMILTON, for which he took home both a Tony (for Best Actor in a Musical) and a Grammy (for Best Musical Theater Album), is set to bring his jazz chops to the forefront when he performs with his band on Blue Note at Sea '18. (more...)

HAMILTON's Leslie Odom, Jr. to Bring Jazz Chops to BLUE NOTE AT SEAHAMILTON's Leslie Odom, Jr. to Bring Jazz Chops to BLUE NOTE AT SEA
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

Leslie Odom, Jr., best known for his role as Aaron Burr in the Broadway smash hit Hamilton, for which he took home both a Tony (for Best Actor in a Musical) and a Grammy (for Best Musical Theater Album), is set to bring his jazz chops to the forefront when he performs with his band on Blue Note at Sea '18. (more...)

Mondavi Center Announces 2017-18 SeasonMondavi Center Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

The Robert and Margrit Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts, UC Davis announces its 16th season of performing arts, filled with the leading artists in music, dance, theater and speakers. The season begins on September 22, 2017 with the Mondavi Center debut of Los Tigres Del Norte and concludes May 24, 2018 with the return of the San Francisco Symphony. The season also features the debut performance of The Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra led by Keith Lockhart, on April 19, 2018. (more...)

60th Annual Monterey Jazz Festival  Package Tickets On Sale 5/160th Annual Monterey Jazz Festival Package Tickets On Sale 5/1
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

Three-day Arena and Grounds Ticket Packages for the 60th Annual Monterey Jazz Festival, September 15-17 go on sale Monday, May 1. Tickets can be purchased online at montereyjazzfestival.org or by calling 888.248.6499. (more...)

Legendary Jazz Greats Inspire Teen Musicians at NJPACLegendary Jazz Greats Inspire Teen Musicians at NJPAC
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

George Wein and James Moody, both legendary pioneers of jazz, are the inspirations for a pair of performance-driven programs created at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) to nurture the next generation of jazz talents. (more...)

Mannes School To Celebrate Centennial At Carnegie Hall, 4/25Mannes School To Celebrate Centennial At Carnegie Hall, 4/25
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

Mannes School of Music will celebrate its centennial with a concert at Carnegie Hall honoring the school's rich history and its vision for the future. The concert will feature live performances by esteemed alumni, past and present faculty, and students. (more...)

Judy Niemack with Dan Tepfer 'Listening To You' CD Release Show at Jazz at KITANOJudy Niemack with Dan Tepfer 'Listening To You' CD Release Show at Jazz at KITANO
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

Jazz aficionados are often concerned with lineages within the music and the passing of the torch. There aren't many musicians left who have witnessed and assisted in the development of jazz and improvised music as much as saxophonist Lee Konitz has. (more...)

Cyrus Plays Elvis Presley in the 2016-2017 Hot Jazz SeriesCyrus Plays Elvis Presley in the 2016-2017 Hot Jazz Series
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Chestnut's idea to connect between Elvis and Jazz is based on the Blues, Country and Gospel influences that are evident in Elvis's music. Presley's greatest hits receive exceptional interpretations by Chestnut who is known by his Jazz, Gospel and Bop styled improvisation skills – ones which he acquired throughout the years in which he played in church as a child. He believes that Jazz is a religious musical genre. (more...)

Cuban Jazz Artist Elio Villafranca to Headline Aaron Davis HallCuban Jazz Artist Elio Villafranca to Headline Aaron Davis Hall
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

Piano phenomenon Elio Villafranca will bring the next generation of his popular "Letters to Mother Africa" concerts, the second in his series on the African continent's powerful influence on jazz and folk Cuban music, to Aaron Davis Hall at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, March 31. (more...)

Peak Performances to Present ALL TERRAIN STRING FESTIVAL: BOLCOM 4X4Peak Performances to Present ALL TERRAIN STRING FESTIVAL: BOLCOM 4X4
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Peak Performances will present the All Terrain String Festival: Bolcom 4x4, a three-day festival in which four of the world's foremost string quartets will perform the work of prolific Pulitzer Prize-winning American composer William Bolcom, along with music by a wide variety of other composers, from Mozart to Dizzy Gillespie. (more...)

Singing Sensation Max Raabe & Palast Orchester Bring Berlin's Golden-Age Glamour to Chan CentreSinging Sensation Max Raabe & Palast Orchester Bring Berlin's Golden-Age Glamour to Chan Centre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at UBC presents the Vancouver premiere of Germany's iconic vocalist Max Raabe and his brilliant,12-piece Palast Orchester on Sunday, April 9, 2017 at 7pm in the Chan Shun Concert Hall. Evoking a bygone age, Raabe and his band will treat audiences to a romantic evening with their inimitable renditions of celebrated classics. (more...)

Judy Niemack with Dan Tepfer to Present 'Listening To You' CD Release ShowJudy Niemack with Dan Tepfer to Present 'Listening To You' CD Release Show
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

Jazz aficionados are often concerned with lineages within the music and the passing of the torch. There aren't many musicians left who have witnessed and assisted in the development of jazz and improvised music as much as saxophonist Lee Konitz has. From the height of bebop to the current avant-garde, Konitz has established himself as a cornerstone and link between many adventurous musicians.  (more...)

8th Annual Hot Air Music Festival Takes Off This Weekend8th Annual Hot Air Music Festival Takes Off This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

The 8th annual Hot Air Music Festival takes place Sunday, March 5 at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music (SFCM) in a day-long marathon consisting of four sessions. Featuring performances in all three of SFCM's performance halls, the festival will present contemporary works performed and composed by SFCM students, alumni, and faculty members. (more...)

Anda Union Unveil Forgotten Mongolian Musical Treasures in Canadian DebutAnda Union Unveil Forgotten Mongolian Musical Treasures in Canadian Debut
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) presents the Canadian premiere of Anda Union, the renowned folk group hailing from regions across Inner Mongolia, March 26 at 8pm in the Chan Shun Concert Hall. The nine-member ensemble will captivate with a transcendent fusion of ancient sounds created through haunting throat singing and music performed on such rare instruments as the horse head fiddle and two-stringed lute. (more...)

John Patitucci Teams Up with Daedalus Quartet in PhiladelphiaJohn Patitucci Teams Up with Daedalus Quartet in Philadelphia
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

LiveConnections continues their exciting season of string innovations on Tuesday, April 18 when legendary bassist John Patitucci teams up with the acclaimed Daedalus Quartet, currently in-residence at the University of Pennsylvania, for a one-night concert that will cross a wide variety of genres. Commissioned by LiveConnections, Patitucci will be writing new music for string quintet (the Quartet plus himself), as part of a program fusing jazz and classical styles. The 7:30PM show will take place at Philadelphia's World Cafe Live (3025 Walnut Street). (more...)

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