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Count Basie News

Date Of Birth:
August 21, 1904
Date Of Death:
April 26, 1984 (79)
Birth Place:
Red Bank, NJ, USA
Gender:
Male
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New Jersey Symphony Orchestra Presents SPRING INTO MUSIC Gala Honoring Governor Thomas H. Kean, 4/18New Jersey Symphony Orchestra Presents SPRING INTO MUSIC Gala Honoring Governor Thomas H. Kean, 4/18
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2015

The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra hosts its 2015 Spring into Music Gala on Saturday, April 18, at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark. (more...)

AMERICAN MASTERS to Pay Tribute to Bruce Sinofsky & Clark TerryAMERICAN MASTERS to Pay Tribute to Bruce Sinofsky & Clark Terry
by TV News Desk - Feb 25, 2015

American Masters pays tribute to trumpeter Clark Terry (December 14, 1920 - February 21, 2015) and filmmaker Bruce Sinofsky (March 31, 1956 - February 21, 2015) with special In Memoriam online tributes. (more...)

Count Basie Orchestra Coming to Harris Center, 3/18-19Count Basie Orchestra Coming to Harris Center, 3/18-19
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2015

William 'Count' Basie started The Count Basie Orchestra in 1935, in Kansas City, Missouri. Within a year, America was listening in on popular radio shows throughout the country to hear what would become 'The greatest swing band in all the land!' A phenomenon was born in 1935 that is still going strong today! Harris Center for the Arts is proud to present this legendary orchestra. (more...)

Celtic Thunder & Legacy Recordings Team for Major Catalog PartnershipCeltic Thunder & Legacy Recordings Team for Major Catalog Partnership
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2015

Celtic Thunder and Legacy Recordings, a division of Sony Music Entertainment, have announced a new catalog partnership, set to begin with the upcoming release of The Very Best of Celtic Thunder. (more...)

The Nash Announces New LAST FRIDAY LATE NIGHT JAM, 2/27, 3/27 & 4/24The Nash Announces New LAST FRIDAY LATE NIGHT JAM, 2/27, 3/27 & 4/24
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2015

The Nash announces its new LAST FRIDAY LATE NIGHT JAM, February 27, March 27 and April 24 from 10:30 pm - 1:00 am. The Nash's Last Friday Late Night Jam Sessions showcase the wide array of talent in the Valley as musicians drop in to spontaneously perform with the band. (more...)

Recording Academy Issues Statement on Passing of Musician Clark TerryRecording Academy Issues Statement on Passing of Musician Clark Terry
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2015

Jazz trumpet and flugelhorn virtuoso Clark Terry, whose career spanned more than seven decades, passed away on Saturday, February 21 at the age of 94. (more...)

Mike Stern and Bill Evans Band, Barbara Carroll and More Set for Birdland, Week of March 2Mike Stern and Bill Evans Band, Barbara Carroll and More Set for Birdland, Week of March 2
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2015

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup for March 2 - March 8, including Mike Stern and Bill Evans Band, The Breithaupt Brothers, Barbara Carroll, Jazz Party with Natalie Douglas, and more. Details below! (more...)

CJO to Welcome Pianist Monty Alexander This SpringCJO to Welcome Pianist Monty Alexander This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2015

The Chicago Jazz Orchestra (CJO) under the direction of Artistic Director, Jeff Lindberg, presents its spring concert series beginning with its April 11th performance featuring pianist Monty Alexander. Alexander will be featured in a performance of his own special brand of American jazz, popular song and music from his native Jamaica, performing with the 17-piece CJO. (more...)

Mike Stern & Bill Evans Band, BEAUTIFUL's Anika Larsen and More Set for Birdland Next MonthMike Stern & Bill Evans Band, BEAUTIFUL's Anika Larsen and More Set for Birdland Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2015

Birdland Jazz Club just announced its March 2015 schedule, featuring Mike Stern and Bill Evans Band, Barbara Carroll, John Abercrombie Quartet, Sheila Jordan with the Steve Kuhn Trio, Kevin Mahogany, Anika Larsen featuring Jessie Mueller and Jarrod Spector, Jim Caruso's Cast Party, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Steps Ahead 35th Anniversary, Barbara Carroll & More Set for Week of 2/23 at BirdlandSteps Ahead 35th Anniversary, Barbara Carroll & More Set for Week of 2/23 at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2015

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its upcoming performances running through the end of February, including Steps Ahead 35th Anniversary, Barbara Carroll, Rotem Sivan and Peter Bernstein Duo, Jazz Party with Natalie Douglas, and more. (more...)

Rutgers University Seeks New Executive DirectorRutgers University Seeks New Executive Director
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2015

Rutgers University is now seeking a new executive director to promote the university's jazz program. (more...)

Northwestern University to Celebrate Black History Month with Nottage's 'FABULATION,' Jazz, Film & MoreNorthwestern University to Celebrate Black History Month with Nottage's 'FABULATION,' Jazz, Film & More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2015

The final performances of 'Fabulation, or the Re-Education of Undine,' Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage's social satire, and a jazz concert that celebrates the music of Duke Ellington and Count Basie, are just two of the Evanston campus events at Northwestern University celebrating Black History Month. (more...)

Billy Childs Jazz Quartet, Barbara Carroll & More Come to Birdland, Beginning 2/16Billy Childs Jazz Quartet, Barbara Carroll & More Come to Birdland, Beginning 2/16
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2015

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its schedule for February 16 - February 22, including the Billy Childs Jazz Quartet, Barbara Carroll, Jazz Party with Natalie Douglas, and more. Details below! (more...)

NEW JERSEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA to Present Rachmaninoff, Tchaikovsky and MoreNEW JERSEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA to Present Rachmaninoff, Tchaikovsky and More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2015

The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Jacques Lacombe give the world premiere of Darryl Kubian's O for a Muse of Fire on a program that also includes masterworks by Rachmaninoff and Tchaikovsky. (more...)

Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga to Play The Kennedy Center This SummerTony Bennett & Lady Gaga to Play The Kennedy Center This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2015

The Kennedy Center presents two stellar performances by pop music icons and multiple Grammy winners Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga on Friday, July 31, 2015 and Saturday, August 1, 2015 at 8 p.m. in the Kennedy Center Concert Hall. (more...)

Jesse Malin Reflects on NYC in 'Addicted' Music VideoJesse Malin Reflects on NYC in 'Addicted' Music Video
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2015

It's been five years since Jesse Malin released a new studio album. Five years in which the singer has pondered his next move, five years in which the songwriter has re-assessed his artistry says Robin Murray of Clash Music who reported on the Premiere of Jesse Malin's 'Addicted'. (more...)

New Jersey Symphony Orchestra's 2015-16 Concert Season to Feature Megan Hilty, Cheyenne Jackson & MoreNew Jersey Symphony Orchestra's 2015-16 Concert Season to Feature Megan Hilty, Cheyenne Jackson & More
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2015

The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra (NJSO) today announced its programs for the 2015–16 concert season, Jacques Lacombe's sixth and final season as the Orchestra's music director. Fulfilling its mission as a statewide orchestra, the NJSO brings subscription programs to venues in Newark, New Brunswick, Princeton, Morristown, Red Bank and Englewood, with 14 weeks of subscription classical programs, five pops programs and three family concerts, as well as several special concerts. (more...)

John Pizzarelli Quartet, Noah Haidu and More Set for Birdland, Week of Feb 2John Pizzarelli Quartet, Noah Haidu and More Set for Birdland, Week of Feb 2
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2015

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup for the week of February 2 - 8, including John Pizzarelli Quartet, The Noah Haidu Quartet, Jazz Party with Joelle Lurie, and more. Details below! (more...)

Diana Krall Announces Additional U.S. Dates for 'Wallflower World Tour'Diana Krall Announces Additional U.S. Dates for 'Wallflower World Tour'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2015

Multiple GRAMMY® Award-winning jazz pianist and world renowned singer, Diana Krall, announced today additional U.S dates for her 'Wallflower World Tour,' (more...)

Steve Lippia Sinatra Centennial, Lindsay Mendez and More Set for Birdland, Week of Jan 26Steve Lippia Sinatra Centennial, Lindsay Mendez and More Set for Birdland, Week of Jan 26
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2015

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its schedule for January 26 - February 1, featuring Steve Lippia Sinatra Centennial, Lindsay Mendez and Marco Paguia, Jazz Party with Natalie Douglas, and more. Details below! (more...)

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