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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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Date of Birth: August 21, 1904
Date of Death: April 26, 1984 (79)
Birth Place: Red Bank, NJ, USA
Gender: Male
Birdland Jazz Club Announces Schedule for 4/3-4/9Birdland Jazz Club Announces Schedule for 4/3-4/9
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Birdland will kick-off their great week of programming with the following acts: (more...)

Tony Bennett's Daughter Antonia Bennett to Make Cafe Carlyle Debut This SpringTony Bennett's Daughter Antonia Bennett to Make Cafe Carlyle Debut This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Acclaimed singer Antonia Bennett makes her Cafe Carlyle debut, May 23 - June 3. (more...)

Second Thought Theatre Opens Area Premiere of STRAIGHT WHITE MENSecond Thought Theatre Opens Area Premiere of STRAIGHT WHITE MEN
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Second Thought Theatre continues its 2017 season of change with the area premiere of Straight White Men by Young Jean Lee. Local director/actor Christie Vela returns to direct for the company after making her acting debut for Second Thought last summer in A Kid Like Jake. Straight White Men begins with previews on Wednesday, April 12 and runs through Saturday, May 6. All performances of Straight White Men will take place at Bryant Hall on the Kalita Humphreys Campus, 3636 Turtle Creek Blvd. Tickets to Straight White Men can be purchased online at 2TT.co. (more...)

Rufus Wainwright, Arsenio Hall and More Coming Up This April at City Winery ChicagoRufus Wainwright, Arsenio Hall and More Coming Up This April at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

The following acts are performing at City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, throughout the month of April. (more...)

Birdland Jazz Club Announces Schedule for 3/27-4/2Birdland Jazz Club Announces Schedule for 3/27-4/2
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

Birdland will kick-off their great week of programming with the following acts: (more...)

Photo Flash: Andrew Lippa Helps Dramatist Guild Fund Bring Broadway to Paradise at the HalekulaniPhoto Flash: Andrew Lippa Helps Dramatist Guild Fund Bring Broadway to Paradise at the Halekulani
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

Halekulani, Oahu's most acclaimed luxury hotel just steps away from Waikiki Beach, recently announced its partnership with New York's renowned Dramatists Guild Fund. This partnership encompasses a series of musical performances at the hotel's fabled Lewers Lounge and commenced with two special performances by Andrew Lippa, acclaimed award-winning Broadway composer, performer, and president of the Dramatists' Guild, on March 10 and 11. Scroll down for photos of Lippa onstage! (more...)

Birdland Announces April 2017 ScheduleBirdland Announces April 2017 Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

Birdland will kick-off their exciting month of programming with the following acts. (more...)

Birdland Announces Exciting Upcoming Week with Tristano Project, Steve Ross and MoreBirdland Announces Exciting Upcoming Week with Tristano Project, Steve Ross and More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

Named for alto saxophonist and jazz pioneer Charlie 'Bird' Parker who dubbed it 'The Jazz Corner of the World,' Birdland opened on December 15th 1949. For 60 years it has been home to jazz legends, from Parker, John Coltrane Duke Ellington and Count Basie to Oscar Peterson, Hank Jones, Diana Krall and everyone in between. The original 52nd street location was a cultural barometer and meeting place, inspiring the songs 'Birdland' and 'Lullaby of Birdland,' and serving as a regular haunt for celebrities and cultural figures. The modern incarnation is a state of the art nightclub featuring award winning Southern and Cajun cuisine, first rate sound and lighting and a who's who of contemporary musical artists, 7 nights a week. (more...)

State Champion Named at New Jersey Poetry Out Loud!State Champion Named at New Jersey Poetry Out Loud!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

Amos Koffa, a student from the Burlington County Institute of Technology, was named State Champion at the 2017 New Jersey Poetry Out Loud (NJ POL) State Finals competition, part of the national poetry recitation program. The state finals took place Thursday at The College of New Jersey. Mr. Koffa will now move on to represent New Jersey at the national finals in Washington, DC to compete against champions from every state and territory, all vying for the national title and the chance to win prizes including college scholarships. (more...)

Halekulani Announces Partnership with Dramatists Guild Fund, Opening Performances by Andrew LippaHalekulani Announces Partnership with Dramatists Guild Fund, Opening Performances by Andrew Lippa
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

Halekulani, Oahu's most acclaimed luxury hotel just steps away from Waikiki Beach, is pleased to announce its partnership with New York's renowned Dramatists Guild Fund. This partnership will encompass a series of musical performances at the hotel's fabled Lewers Lounge and will commence with two special performances by Mr. Andrew Lippa, acclaimed award-winning Broadway composer,performer, and President of the Dramatists' Guild, on March 10 and 11. (more...)

The Gilmore-Hoerner Endowment Presents A TRIBUTE TO ELLA FITZGERALDThe Gilmore-Hoerner Endowment Presents A TRIBUTE TO ELLA FITZGERALD
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

The Gilmore-Hoerner Endowment will present a special, one day only concert, 'A Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald' featuring the Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra on Sunday, April 30, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. at the Capitol Theatre in Chambersburg, PA.  Tickets for the event are $12 each, all seats reserved, are currently on sale at the Capitol Theatre at 717-263-0202 or online at www.thecapitoltheatre.org .  The Box Office is open from 11:00 A.M. - 4:30 P.M. Monday thru Friday and one hour prior to show. The theatre is located at 159 S. Main Street in Chambersburg, PA. (more...)

New Jersey Symphony Orchestra presents Famous Duets and Solos of Ella Fitzgerald and Louis ArmstrongNew Jersey Symphony Orchestra presents Famous Duets and Solos of Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra presents famous duets and solos of Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong, including "Love is Here to Stay," "Just One of Those Things" and highlights from Gershwin's Porgy and Bess, April 21-23 in Red Bank, Newark and New Brunswick. Vocalist Marva Hicks and trumpeter Byron Stripling bring Armstrong and Fitzgerald's legendary partnership to life; Lee Musiker conducts. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

John Pizzarelli returns to Cafe Carlyle with an all-new show celebrating iconic singer-songwriter Johnny Mercer, April 25 - May 6. The New York Times recently described John Pizzarelli and his wife Jessica Molaskey as "the supreme nightclub act of our time." Specifically, Jazz Weekly recently raved about John Pizzarelli's Johnny Mercer program: "A gig like this oozes with style, class and fun, with Pizzarelli being one of the best ambassadors for the Great American Songbook. One of his best."At the Cafe, he'll perform Johnny's most recognizable hits as well as lesser-known gems such as "Jamboree Jones" and "Slue Foot." (more...)

New Jersey Symphony Orchestra and New Jersey Performing Arts Center Announce The Return Of Harry Potter Concert SeriesNew Jersey Symphony Orchestra and New Jersey Performing Arts Center Announce The Return Of Harry Potter Concert Series
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

The Harry Potter Film Concert Series returns to the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark with Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, the second film in the Harry Potter franchise. On Saturday, October 28, at 2 pm, the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra will perform John Williams' unforgettable score from HarryPotter and the Chamber of Secrets, while the film plays in high-definition on a giant screen. (more...)

Rosenwinkel & Caipi CD Release Celebration and More Coming Up at BirdlandRosenwinkel & Caipi CD Release Celebration and More Coming Up at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup for March 13-March 19, including Kurt Rosenwinkel and Caipi CD Release Celebration, "Songwriter Circle" featuring Paul Scott Goodman, Neil Berg, Gabe Violett, Rita Harvey, Selda Said & Derek Gregor, Eric Comstock, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

New Jersey Symphony Presents Amateurs and Students for #FluteYou ClassesNew Jersey Symphony Presents Amateurs and Students for #FluteYou Classes
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra invites amateur and student flutists to #FluteYou-an immersive day of rehearsals, classes and a performance led by NJSO Principal Flute Bart Feller and NJSO Second Flute/Piccolo Kathleen Nester-on Saturday, April 29, in Newark. An NJSO Accent event, #FluteYou precedes the Orchestra's 8 pm concert, which features Piston's The Incredible Flutist with Feller playing the solo line, at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center. (more...)

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College presents Patti Austin: ELLA NOW AND THENBrooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College presents Patti Austin: ELLA NOW AND THEN
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College continues its 2016-17 season on Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 8pm with GRAMMY® Award-winning jazz singer Patti Austin performing Ella Now and Then: A Centennial Celebration of the First Lady of Song. This tribute concert marks the 100th birthday of the great Ella Fitzgerald (born April 25, 1917) and will feature selections from Ms. Austin's 2002 album For Ella, including timeless standards such as 'How High the Moon,' 'Too Close for Comfort,' and 'The Man I Love.'Tickets range from $36 to $55 and can be purchased at BrooklynCenter.org or by calling 718-951-4500 (Tue-Sat, 1pm-6pm). (more...)

The Magpie Salute Announce Headlining U.S. Tour Starting This JulyThe Magpie Salute Announce Headlining U.S. Tour Starting This July
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

First it was four back-to-back sold-out shows at the Gramercy Theatre in New York this past January. (more...)

Philly Pops to Perform ELLA, LOUIS & ALL THAT JAZZPhilly Pops to Perform ELLA, LOUIS & ALL THAT JAZZ
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

In honor of Jazz Appreciation Month and to mark the centennial of Ella Fitzgerald's birth, the Philly POPS will celebrate the First Lady of Song's musical legacy with her frequent collaborator Louis Armstrong in a swinging lineup of their biggest solo hits and duets. Master jazz trumpeter Byron Stripling and R&B sensation Marva Hicks join the POPS for Ella, Louis & All That Jazz March 31-April 2, 2017 at the Kimmel Center. (more...)

New Jersey Symphony Presents Ravel's BOLERO, 4/7-9New Jersey Symphony Presents Ravel's BOLERO, 4/7-9
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

Music Director Xian Zhang and the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra present an eclectic program featuring Ravel's Bolero, Vaughan Williams' Tuba Concerto, Saint-Saens' The Carnival of the Animals and Tan Dun's Internet Symphony No. 1, "Eroica," April 7-9 in Newark and New Brunswick. NJSO Principal Tuba Derek Fenstermacher takes center stage for Vaughan Williams' virtuosic concerto-the first major work of its kind for the instrument. (more...)

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