Chick Corea News

Second Show Added to Dr. Phillips Center Jazz Orchestra's Vocal Jazz SummitSecond Show Added to Dr. Phillips Center Jazz Orchestra's Vocal Jazz Summit
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Due to popular demand, Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts announces an added second show of Dr. Phillips Center Jazz Orchestra's Vocal Jazz Summit. (more...)

Blue Note Expands Ops to South AmericaBlue Note Expands Ops to South America
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

Blue Note Entertainment Group (BNEG) - the organization that owns, operates, licenses, and/or programs 10 music venues worldwide - announced today expansion to South America, opening the iconic Blue Note Jazz Club in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The expansion to Rio marks the eighth Blue Note Jazz Club location worldwide (joining locations in New York, NY; Tokyo and Nagoya, Japan; Milan, Italy; Waikiki, Hawaii; Beijing, China; Napa, California). (more...)

Miki Howard, Boy Named Banjo and More on Sale at City Winery ChicagoMiki Howard, Boy Named Banjo and More on Sale at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces Grammy nominated R&B artist Miki Howard, Nashville based roots band Boy Named Banjo, Grammy nominated rock band Fastball and more. (more...)

ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK's Lea DeLaria Signs with The Kurland AgencyORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK's Lea DeLaria Signs with The Kurland Agency
by TV News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

Lea DeLaria, popularly known as 'Big Boo' on Netflix's ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK, has signed with The Kurland Agency - home to Pat Metheny, Chick Corea, Wynton Marsalis - for exclusive worldwide live performance and appearance representation. (more...)

2017 International Jazz Composers' Symposium Honors Chick Corea2017 International Jazz Composers' Symposium Honors Chick Corea
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2017

For two and a half days in the middle of May, prominent jazz composers, musicians, scholars, students, and industry professionals from across the world flocked to Tampa, FL to convene for the first Jazz Composers' Symposium in almost 10 years. Taking place in the University of South Florida School of Music's impressive new building/concert hall located just north of downtown Tampa, the almost 200 conference registrants were afforded an all-too-rare opportunity to connect with fellow jazz composers while engaging with celebrated master artists, becoming exposed to a variety of new music, and discussing related music industry trends.      (more...)

Mesa Arts Center 17-18 Performing Live Season AnnouncedMesa Arts Center 17-18 Performing Live Season Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2017

Mesa Arts Center today announced its 2017-18 Performing Live season. Tickets go on sale Monday, May 22 at 10 a.m. and will be available at the Mesa Arts Center Box Office, at 480-644-6500, or mesaartscenter.com. (more...)

Studio Senakwami presents The Gustavo Casenave Quartet featuring John Patitucci 6/9Studio Senakwami presents The Gustavo Casenave Quartet featuring John Patitucci 6/9
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

Gustavo Casenave is a three time Latin Grammy Award nominee, a Steinway Artist and a 2015 ACE Awardee.  Mr. Casenave is a Uruguayan pianist and composer who has collaborated and recorded with artists such as Yo-Yo Ma, Bette Midler, Eddie Gomez, Robert Duvall, Neil Sedaca among many others.   The Quartet features the acclaimed, Grammy nominated jazz bassist John Patitucci.  Mr. Patitucci was a member of three Chick Corea groups: the Electrik Band, the Akoustic Band and the Quartet.  He has been honored to play with such  musicians as Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter and Roy Haynes.    (more...)

Can You Sing? Enter the 6th Annual Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal CompetitionCan You Sing? Enter the 6th Annual Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

For the sixth consecutive year, singers from around the world will gather online to compete in the Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition - a 21st century version of the amateur night at the Apollo Theater that helped launch the career of a gifted teenager from Newark, Sarah 'Sassy' Vaughan, more than 70 years ago. (more...)

60th Annual Monterey Jazz Festival Single Day Tickets On Sale Monday 5/1560th Annual Monterey Jazz Festival Single Day Tickets On Sale Monday 5/15
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

Single Day Tickets for the 60th Annual Monterey Jazz Festival, September 15–17 go on sale Monday, May 15, and can be purchased online at montereyjazzfestival.org or by calling 888.248.6499. (more...)

Renee Elise Goldsberry, Alan Menken, Jason Robert Brown & Kelli O'Hara and More Slated for BYU's 2017-18 BRAVO! SeasonRenee Elise Goldsberry, Alan Menken, Jason Robert Brown & Kelli O'Hara and More Slated for BYU's 2017-18 BRAVO! Season
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

Celebrated musicians, innovative theater-makers and acclaimed dancers converge upon the stages of Brigham Young University's Franklin S. Harris Fine Arts Center in a dynamic new season of exhilarating live performances by the creme de la creme of the performing arts world as part of the 2017-18 BRAVO! season. (more...)

SONY Pays Tribute to Clarinetist Richard Stoltzman with 40-CD BoxSONY Pays Tribute to Clarinetist Richard Stoltzman with 40-CD Box
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

SONY pays tribute to the legacy of 'pied piper' clarinetist Richard Stoltzman with a fascinating 40-CD box set that illustrates the impact this 'magical' artist has had on the world of music. (more...)

Chan Centre Marks 20 Years with Monumental Season of Globe-Spanning ArtistryChan Centre Marks 20 Years with Monumental Season of Globe-Spanning Artistry
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) marks its 20th anniversary with a tremendous 2017/18 concert series, filled with unique collaborations, brand new productions, and much-adored favourites in the Chan Shun Concert Hall. Gospel vocalists from America's Deep South; virtuosic acrobatics direct from Down Under; Cuban musical trailblazers; South African jazz legends; and many more will take part in this milestone season, celebrating one of Vancouver's treasured venues. (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 - 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...)

Musicians from Cuba, Thailand, Georgia, France, Canada, Russia and Uruguay will perform together in New YorkMusicians from Cuba, Thailand, Georgia, France, Canada, Russia and Uruguay will perform together in New York
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

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Made in New York Jazz Competition Gains Global Ground at GalaMade in New York Jazz Competition Gains Global Ground at Gala
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

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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...)

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