Chick Corea News

Chick Corea Celebrates 75th Birthday With Globe Spanning TourChick Corea Celebrates 75th Birthday With Globe Spanning Tour
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2016

Corea has spent 50 years on the world's most venerated stages, playing with a pantheon of fellow-traveling musical compatriots, and now he's packing it all into one year. For 2016, he's lined up an Iron-Man marathon of tour dates, literally circling the globe: Phoenix to Minneapolis to Naples to Stuttgart to Tokyo to Beijing to Honolulu and back to LA. (more...)

Boston Pops to Visit Sioux Falls for the First Time Next Spring; Tickets on Sale This WeekBoston Pops to Visit Sioux Falls for the First Time Next Spring; Tickets on Sale This Week
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

The Washington Pavilion is excited to welcome the Boston Pops, the most recorded and arguably the most beloved orchestra in the country, to the Mary W. Sommervold Hall at 8 p.m. on Monday, March 27, 2017. (more...)

Chan Centre Kicks Off Thrilling Season with Trombone Shorty and Orleans AvenueChan Centre Kicks Off Thrilling Season with Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) launches its 2016/17 season with Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue, September 25, 2016 at 7pm in the Chan Shun Concert Hall. New Orleans native "Trombone Shorty" - aka Troy Andrews - along with his five-member band, Orleans Avenue, will perform an electrifying fusion of jazz, funk, rock, and hip-hop reflecting the diversity and inclusivity of their hometown. (more...)

The Pheasantry Announces September ScheduleThe Pheasantry Announces September Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2016

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Acrobats, Broadway's FUN HOME, Jazz Greats and More Slated for Kimmel Center's 2016-17 SeasonAcrobats, Broadway's FUN HOME, Jazz Greats and More Slated for Kimmel Center's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts announces programming for the 2016-17 season featuring internationally-acclaimed superstars in rock, dance, comedy, and jazz; family shows as part of the Family Discovery Series, returning favorites, the best of touring Broadway, and more! (more...)

San Francisco Symphony to Offer Free Concert, 7/24San Francisco Symphony to Offer Free Concert, 7/24
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO, June 28— The San Francisco Symphony and Director of Summer Concerts Edwin Outwater perform a free outdoor concert on Sunday, July 24 at 12 noon on the grassy plaza in front of the James R. Herman Cruise Terminal at Pier 27, located on the Embarcadero at the foot of Lombard Street. The Orchestra performs a concert of Russian music, including Shostakovich's Festive Overture, Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition, and Prokofiev's Piano Concerto No. 3 with pianist Makoto Ozone. Audience members are encouraged to bring blankets and picnics to enjoy during the performance. Valet bike parking will be available. (more...)

Boston Pops to Perform First Concert in Sioux Falls, March 2017Boston Pops to Perform First Concert in Sioux Falls, March 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2016

The Washington Pavilion is excited to welcome the Boston Pops, the most recorded and arguably the most beloved orchestra in the country, to the Mary W. Sommervold Hall at 8 p.m. on Monday, March 27, 2017.  Affectionately known as "America's Orchestra", the Boston Pops has chosen Sioux Falls as one if its destinations during its limited Midwest tour. Ticket on-sale dates and pricing will be announced sometime in the near future. (more...)

Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn to Play Deer Valley's Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater, 7/28Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn to Play Deer Valley's Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater, 7/28
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2016

"Two monsters of the banjo," (NPR), Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn join forces in a tremendous pickin' party at Deer Valley's Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater on July 28. Washburn's old-time style and Fleck's bluegrass-jazz-and-beyond virtuosity blend seamlessly together as they add acoustic wizardry to the St. Regis Big Stars, Bright Nights concert series. Show starts at 7 p.m.; gates open at 5:30 p.m. For tickets: 435-655-3114 or www.BigStarsBrightNightsConcerts.org. (more...)

Billy Childs Named President of Chamber Music AmericaBilly Childs Named President of Chamber Music America
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2016

Chamber Music America (CMA) today announced the appointment of pianist and composer Billy Childs as president of its board of directors, effective July 1. Childs is the organization's ninth board president, and the first jazz musician elected to the position. The CMA board of directors unanimously approved his first three-year term at its June 6th meeting. (more...)

San Francisco Symphony to Perform a Free Community Concert at Pier 27, 7/24San Francisco Symphony to Perform a Free Community Concert at Pier 27, 7/24
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2016

The San Francisco Symphony and Director of Summer Concerts Edwin Outwater perform a free outdoor concert on Sunday, July 24 at 12 noon on the grassy plaza in front of the James R. Herman Cruise Terminal at Pier 27, located on the Embarcadero at the foot of Lombard Street. The Orchestra performs a concert of Russian music, including Shostakovich's Festive Overture, Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition, and Prokofiev's Piano Concerto No. 3 with pianist Makoto Ozone. Audience members are encouraged to bring blankets and picnics to enjoy during the performance. Valet bike parking will be available. (more...)

Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn to Perform at City Recital HallBela Fleck and Abigail Washburn to Perform at City Recital Hall
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2016

?Two banjos and one voice - get ready to join us for a magical night at City Recital Hall on 15 August. Husband and wife duo and long-time lauded artists in their own right, Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn are an unstoppable force. With 16 Grammy Awards between them, and together taking out Best Folk Album at the 2016 awards, they bring their revered compositions, old-school takes and angelic sounds to City Recital Hall. (more...)

Chick Corea to Launch Two-Month Birthday Celebration at The Blue NoteChick Corea to Launch Two-Month Birthday Celebration at The Blue Note
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2016

This fall, 22-time GRAMMY Award-winning keyboardist and composer Chick Corea will make history with an unprecedented two-month 75th birthday celebration at The Blue Note, his musical home in New York City. (more...)

Eliane Elias, A Sophisticated Reunion and More Coming Up This Month at BirdlandEliane Elias, A Sophisticated Reunion and More Coming Up This Month at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2016

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup for May 23-29, featuring Eliane Elias, A Sophisticated Reunion: Terri Klausner, Valerie Pettiford and Ty Stephens, Bill O'Connell and the Latin Jazz All-Stars, and more.  (more...)

Till Bronner Signs Exclusive International Agreement With Sony Music MasterworksTill Bronner Signs Exclusive International Agreement With Sony Music Masterworks
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2016

Sony Music Masterworks is pleased to announce a long-term worldwide recording agreement with star trumpeter Till Brnner. (more...)

New Musical Revue L.A. NOW AND THEN Set for Caminito Theatre, 5/13-22New Musical Revue L.A. NOW AND THEN Set for Caminito Theatre, 5/13-22
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2016

Conceived and Directed by Grammy nominated Producer, Director, Writer, and Composer Bruce Kimmel, L.A. NOW AND THEN, is a new musical revue about the city that was and the city that is. (more...)

Chan Centre Sets 2016-17 SeasonChan Centre Sets 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2016

The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) announces its stellar 2016/17 concert series, presenting a line-up of captivating new works, dramatic debuts, and much-anticipated returns in the Chan Shun Concert Hall. Balancing traditional - from Portuguese fado to Mongolian folk - with cutting-edge - from New Orleans jazz-rock to rhythmic Latin fusion - the series offers a window onto the world with international artists at the pinnacle of their practices. (more...)

Wynton Marsalis Among Lineup for #0th Annual TD Toronto Jazz FestivalWynton Marsalis Among Lineup for #0th Annual TD Toronto Jazz Festival
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2016

Celebrating its 30th anniversary this summer, the TD Toronto Jazz Festival announces its lineup, running from June 24 - July 3, 2016. (more...)

Grammy Winner Cecile McLorin Salvant to Perform at Chan Centre on 5/1Grammy Winner Cecile McLorin Salvant to Perform at Chan Centre on 5/1
by Louisa Brady - Apr 16, 2016

The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) presents the return of singular jazz sensation, Ce?cile McLorin Salvant on May 1 at 7pm in the Chan Shun Concert Hall. Hot off her 2016 GRAMMY win for Best Vocal Jazz Album, Salvant shares bold new works from the record For One to Love - a heartfelt collection of songs, many of which are written by Salvant herself, that reveal new dimensions of this young vocalist's artistry. (more...)

President & First Lady to Host JAZZ AT THE WHITE HOUSE on ABCPresident & First Lady to Host JAZZ AT THE WHITE HOUSE on ABC
by TV News Desk - Apr 15, 2016

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama will host JAZZ AT THE WHITE HOUSE airing on International Jazz Day, SATURDAY, APRIL 30 (8:00-9:00 p.m. EDT), on the ABC Television Network. (more...)

'STRAIGHTEN UP & FLY RIGHT' Nat King Cole Tribute Set for Brooklyn Center This May'STRAIGHTEN UP & FLY RIGHT' Nat King Cole Tribute Set for Brooklyn Center This May
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2016

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College concludes its 2015-16 Jazz Series on Sunday, May 1, 2016 at 3pm with three-time Grammy Award-winning pianist Ramsey Lewis and singer/guitarist John Pizzarelli, joining forces in a tribute to the titan of fifties vocal pop, Nat King Cole. (more...)

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