Chick Corea News

Miller Theatre to Present CYRUS CHESTNUT TRIO, 11/1
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

Miller Theatre at Columbia University School of the Arts continues its 2014-15 Jazz series with the CYRUS CHESTNUT TRIO, featuring Cyrus Chestnut, piano, Dezron Douglas, bass, and Neal Smith, drums. The concert is set for Saturday, November 1, 2014 at 8 p.m. at the Miller Theatre at Columbia University (2960 Broadway at 116th Street). (more...)

The Miller Theatre Presents CYRUS CHESTNUT TRIO, 11/1
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

Miller Theatre at Columbia University School of the Arts continues its 2014-15 Jazz series with the CYRUS CHESTNUT TRIO featuring Cyrus Chestnut, piano, Dezron Douglas, bass, Neal Smith, drums. On Saturday, November 1, 2014, 8:00 p.m. at the Miller Theatre at Columbia University (2960 Broadway at 116th Street) (more...)

Guitar Legend Pat Metheny Coming to QPAC, 20 October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2014

Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) will welcome the 20-time Grammy Award winning jazz guitarist Pat Metheny and his world-class band Pat Metheny Unity Group for one unforgettable performance at QPAC's Concert Hall on 20 October 2014. (more...)

H+H Mourns Death of Christopher Hogwood
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2014

The Handel and Haydn Society (H+H) is deeply saddened by the death of its conductor laureate, Christopher Hogwood, who served as Handel and Haydn Society Artistic Director from 1986 to 2001. Christopher Hogwood profoundly changed the direction and vision of this venerable institution, and added tremendously to its renown and international profile. (more...)

Chita Rivera, Barbara Carroll & More Set for Birdland in October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its October 2014 schedule, featuring Chita Rivera, Dave Leibman Big Band, Miss Coco Peru, Benny Green Trio, Kenny Baron and Dave Holland, Barbara Carroll, Ron Carter Nonet, Jane Monheit's Jazz Party, Jim Caruso's Cast Party, and more. (more...)

The Richmond Symphony Presents OPENING NIGHT WITH JOSHUA BELL, 9/20
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

Join the Richmond Symphony on September 20, 2014 – 8pm at the Carpenter Theatre at Richmond CenterStage for Opening Night with Joshua Bell — a special concert featuring the internationally acclaimed violinist Joshua Bell performing Bruch's Concerto No. 1 in G minor for Violin and Orchestra. In addition, the orchestra will be performing three of the greatest works in the classical music cannon: Smetana's The Moldau and Respighi's powerful Pines of Rome and Fountains of Rome. (more...)

The Hungarian Cultural Center New York Presents Modern Art Orchestra & Dave Liebman, 10/2
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

Hungary's internationally renowned Modern Art Orchestra is joined by legendary saxophonist Dave Liebman for a special one-night engagement at the Peter Jay Sharp Theater at Symphony Space on Thursday, October 2, 2014 at 7:00 p.m., sponsored by the Balassi Institute, Hungarian Cultural Center New York. (more...)

Mary Gatchell to Perform at the Leddy Center, 10/3
by BWW News Desk - Sep 05, 2014

Mary Gatchell will be performing her great music with her NYC band at Leddy Center at Verdant Pastures in Epping, NH, Friday evening, October 3, at 7:30pm. Mary Gatchell is a dynamic singer, pianist, and composer living in New York City. (more...)

Colorado Symphony to Launch New 'Presents' Series in November
by BWW News Desk - Sep 04, 2014

The Colorado Symphony has announced Colorado Symphony Presents, a new series of performances by world-class contemporary artists launching at Boettcher Concert Hall in November. (more...)

Center Stage Opera Announces September Schedule; Guitar Artist to Play, 9/6
by BWW News Desk - Sep 03, 2014

Guitar virtuoso Adam del Monte presents an exclusive benefit concert for Center Stage Opera on Saturday, Sept. 6, 3 pm, at Chapel of the Cross Lutheran Church, 10000 Sepulveda Blvd. in Mission Hills. Adam del Monte is a guitarist whose blinding virtuosity electrifies audiences wherever he performs. Born in Israel, del Monte grew up in Malaga and Granada, Spain. His father was his first guitar teacher, and, at age 7, he spent two months living with a gypsy family in the caves of Sacromonte in Granada, surrounded by the sights and sounds of gypsy music and dance. Today, he is recognized around the world as an amazing performer, composer and teacher. In recent years, Candelas Guitars has unveiled the Adam del Monte models of classical and flamenco guitars. (more...)

Marilyn Maye, Christian McBride Trio & More Set for Birdland, 9/8-14
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2014

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its schedule for September 8 - September 14, featuring Marilyn Maye, Christian McBride Trio, Jane Monheit's Jazz Party, Natalie Douglas, and more! (more...)

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts to Welcome Bobby McFerrin, 11/1
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2014

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College will open its 60th Anniversary Season with a concert by 10-time Grammy winner Bobby McFerrin on Saturday, November 1, 2014 at 8pm. Best known for the global number one hit 'Don't Worry Be Happy,' Mr. McFerrin is a percussive, improvisational genius who has stirred audiences through the years with the sounds of the voice box, fusing into his work dozens of different languages and cultures from all over the world. Tickets for this one-night-only event are $36-$60 and can be purchased at BrooklynCenter.org or by calling the box office at 718-951-4500 (Tues-Sat, 1pm-6pm). (more...)

Fall 2014 CORNISH PRESENTS Series to Include Jazz Concerts, Piano Soloists, and More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2014

The Fall 2014 Cornish Presents series features the return of several fan favorites as well as many opportunities to hear jazz, chamber music, world music, and rarely performed works. (more...)

Chita Rivera, Marilyn Maye, James Synder & More Will Take the Birdland Stage in September
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2014

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its September 2014 schedule, featuring Ralph Alessi Baida Quartet, Marilyn Maye, Coltrane Revisited, Bud Powell Birthday Celebration, Barbara Carroll, Christian McBride Trio, Jane Monheit, Jim Caruso's Cast Party, and more! (more...)

Billy Childs to Open Segerstrom Center's 2014-15 Jazz Season, 10/17
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

When composer/arranger/pianist Billy Childs was introduced to the music of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame singer-songwriter Laura Nyro at the age of 11, he was left with a powerful and lasting impression of Nyro's unique blend of Broadway-inspired melodies, jazz improvisations and socially conscious lyrics. Childs returned to that early experience for his latest project, creating and orchestrating his newest album, Map to the Treasure: Reimagining Laura Nyro. Orange County jazz fans will have the opportunity to hear Childs' loving homage to the late great Nyro at Segerstrom Center for the Arts on Friday, October 17 at 8 p.m. in the Rene?e and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall. (more...)

Exclusive Recording Contract Up for Grabs for 2014 Sarah Vaughan Competition Winner
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2014

The New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), Larry Rosen Productions (LRP), and Concord Music Group announce a landmark agreement to provide an exclusive recording contract offer to record and release an album on Concord Records to the winner of the 2014 Sarah Vaughan International jazz Vocal Competition, now known as the SASSY awards. (more...)

Single Tickets for The Center for the Performing Arts' 2014-15 Go on Sale 7/28
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

Single tickets for the 2014-15 season at the Center for the Performing Arts -- home of the Palladium, the Tarkington Theater, and Studio Theater -- are available for purchase on Monday, July 28. Starting at 6 a.m. Monday, single tickets are available for purchase online at www.TheCenterPresents.org. At 8 a.m. tickets are on sale at the Palladium box office (Third Avenue SW & City Center Drive). At 10 a.m. phone sales begin at 317-843-3800. (more...)

Music Mountain to Welcome Misha Dichter with Harlem String Quartet & Swingtime Big Band, 7/26-27
by BWW News Desk - Jul 07, 2014

America's oldest continuing summer Chamber Music Festival, Music Mountain, continues their 85th Anniversary Season with Swingtime Big Band on Saturday, July 26 (6:30PM) with the popular pre-concert dinner beforehand (5PM) followed on Sunday, July 27 (3PM) by the piano virtuoso Misha Dichter and the acclaimed Harlem String Quartet. (more...)

Zebrina's Wandering Klezmer Hybrids Flourish on HAMIDBAR MEDABER
by BWW News Desk - Jul 01, 2014

Canadian jazz pianist Jonathan Feldman had an epiphany. Raised on a steady diet of Miles Davis and his former bandmates' records like Chick Corea's “Light as a Feather”, Feldman hadn't really explored the music of his family's Jewish faith. Growing up Jewish in Hamilton, ON and attending a Jewish elementary school and summer camp exposed him to some Israeli folk music and the liturgical music of the synagogue, but aside from the avant-garde offerings of clarinetist Ben Goldberg, he never checked out much klezmer music, sometimes called “Jewish Jazz”. (more...)

Omar Sosa New AfroCuban Quartet Continues Harris Center's FOUR SLICES OF CUBA on 7/18
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2014

A musician extraordinaire--composer, arranger, pianist, percussionist, improvisator, and communicator-Omar Sosa has performed numerous concerts all around the world. He's winner of the 10th Annual Independent Music Awards in the Jazz Album category, and the recipient of a lifetime achievement award from the Smithsonian Associates in Washington, D.C. for contribution to the development of Latin jazz in the United States. Omar Sosa brings his amazing talents to Harris Center for the Arts as part of the Four Slices of Cuba series, a Cuban music festival. (more...)

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