Count Basie News

Date of Birth: August 21, 1904
Date of Death: April 26, 1984 (79)
Birth Place: Red Bank, NJ, USA
Gender: Male
Weill Hall At Sonoma State University's Green Music Center Announces 2016-17 Fifth Anniversary Season, 10/1Weill Hall At Sonoma State University's Green Music Center Announces 2016-17 Fifth Anniversary Season, 10/1
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

Weill Hall at Sonoma State University's Green Music Center (GMC) announces plans for the 2016-17 Fifth Anniversary Season Opening Weekend. The opening night performance Saturday, October 1, at 7:00 p.m., features the unparalleled kings of Jazz, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis. A Gala Dinner will be held at Prelude Restaurant and Patio following the concert, with cuisine provided by Stark & Co. Catering. (more...)

John Pizzarelli & The Swing Seven, Natalie Douglas and More Coming Up at BirdlandJohn Pizzarelli & The Swing Seven, Natalie Douglas and More Coming Up at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2016

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup for September 5-11, featuring John Pizzarelli and The Swing Seven, Natalie Douglas Returns to Birdland in 'Stevie Songs: The Music of Stevie Nicks & Stevie Wonder', Barbara Carroll, and more! (more...)

Big Band Monday Brings the Swing-Era Back to the Flatiron DistrictBig Band Monday Brings the Swing-Era Back to the Flatiron District
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

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Phoenix Productions to Present GYPSY at the Count Basie TheatrePhoenix Productions to Present GYPSY at the Count Basie Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2016

Phoenix Productions will present its revival of Gypsy at the Count Basie Theatre in Red Bank for a two-weekend run beginning September 16th. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWWMusicWorld.com for 8/14/2016 - 8/21/2016Hottest Articles on BWWMusicWorld.com for 8/14/2016 - 8/21/2016
by BWW - Aug 21, 2016

Hottest Articles on BWWMusicWorld.com from 8/14/2016 - 8/21/2016. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Celtic Thunder from Soundcheck to Post ShowPhoto Coverage: Celtic Thunder from Soundcheck to Post Show
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Aug 20, 2016

Celtic Thunder kicked off their US Tour last night with a concert at The Count Basie Theatre in Red Bank, NJ and Broadwayworld.com was there from rehearsal to the post-show meet-and-greet. (more...)

Entry Deadline Announced for 5th Annual Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition at NJPACEntry Deadline Announced for 5th Annual Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition at NJPAC
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2016

The only vocal competition of its kind in the world, the Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition culminates in a rousing performance on the final day of the TD James Moody Jazz Festival (November 1-20), a yearly celebration of jazz at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (more...)

CHARLIE PARKER'S BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION and More Set for September at BirdlandCHARLIE PARKER'S BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION and More Set for September at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2016

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its September 2016 schedule, featuring CHARLIE PARKER'S BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION!, John Pizzarelli, Ron Carter Big Band, Steve Kuhn Trio, Renee Rosnes, ShowBiz After Hours with Frank DiLella, The Cookers, Coltrane Revisited, Natalie Douglas, Barbara Carroll, Julie Halston, Jim Caruso's Cast Party and more. (more...)

Phoenix Jazz & Swing Band at World Stage Summer Concert SeriesPhoenix Jazz & Swing Band at World Stage Summer Concert Series
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2016

The Phoenix Jazz and Swing Band has been entertaining audiences since 1990 with music that, like the legendary Phoenix bird, will live on and on. (more...)

Keala Settle & Frank Wildhorn and More Coming Up This Month at BirdlandKeala Settle & Frank Wildhorn and More Coming Up This Month at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2016

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup for August 22-28, including Jazz Masters: John Abercrombie, Joey Baron, Dave Liebman, Steve Swallow, Keala Settle and Frank Wildhorn, Ken Peplowski Quartet, and more! (more...)

DUETS to Benefit One Orlando Fund & More Coming Up This Summer at BirdlandDUETS to Benefit One Orlando Fund & More Coming Up This Summer at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2016

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup for August 8-14, featuring Steve Kuhn Trio, "Duets" Special LGBTQ Edition Benefiting the One Orlando Fund, Rolando Morales-Matos Jazz' Y Mambo Band, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Django Reinhardt NY Festival & More Set for First Week of August at BirdlandDjango Reinhardt NY Festival & More Set for First Week of August at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup for August 1-7, including the Django Reinhardt NY Festival, Sara Gazarek, Eric Comstock and Jay Leonhardt, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

PETER FRAMPTON RAW, AN ACOUSTIC TOUR Sets Fall Tour DatesPETER FRAMPTON RAW, AN ACOUSTIC TOUR Sets Fall Tour Dates
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2016

After an overwhelming response from audiences nationwide, Peter Frampton will resume “Peter Frampton Raw, An Acoustic Tour” with more dates this October.  (more...)

Kenny Rogers Announces His Final CHRISTMAS & HITS TourKenny Rogers Announces His Final CHRISTMAS & HITS Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2016

Since the release of Kenny Rogers' first-ever Christmas album back in 1981 titled Christmas, Rogers has embarked on an annual Christmas & Hits Tour where he performs holiday favorites and a large selection of hits at concerts across North America. (more...)

Charlie Parker Birthday Celebration and More Set for August at BirdlandCharlie Parker Birthday Celebration and More Set for August at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2016

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its August 2016 schedule, featuring Django Reinhardt NY Festival, Charlie Parker Birthday Celebration, Steve Kuhn Trio, Renee Rosnes, ShowBiz After Hours with Frank DiLella, Rolando Morales-Matos Sextet, Ken Peplowski Quartet, Eric Comstock and Jay Leonhart, Jim Caruso's Cast Party, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Nicholas Payton's Afro-Caribbean Mixtape and More Coming Up This Month at BirdlandNicholas Payton's Afro-Caribbean Mixtape and More Coming Up This Month at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2016

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup for July 25-31, including Nicholas Payton's New Afro-Caribbean Mixtape, Lesli Margherita, Bob Corwin and Rose Kingsley Celebrate Johnny Mercer, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Jonathan Poretz to Return to Feinstein's at the Nikko with 'WHEN VEGAS WAS VEGAS'Jonathan Poretz to Return to Feinstein's at the Nikko with 'WHEN VEGAS WAS VEGAS'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2016

Following two previous sold-out engagements, Jonathan Poretz returns to Feinstein's at the Nikko with his newest show, Sinatra, Dino, Darin & Davis - When Vegas Was VEGAS! for two performances only - Thursday, November 3 (8 p.m.) and Friday, November 4 (8 p.m.) Backed by the six-piece Fil Lorenz Orchestra, Poretz will recreate the heyday of a young Las Vegas, bringing a 60s vibe to the Feinstein's at the Nikko stage. (more...)

Sony Classical Releases Original Soundtrack for Woody Allen's CAFE SOCIETYSony Classical Releases Original Soundtrack for Woody Allen's CAFE SOCIETY
by TV News Desk - Jul 9, 2016

Sony Classical just released the original soundtrack for Woody Allen's CAFE SOCIETY both digitally and on CD on July 8, 2016. (more...)

Lesli Margherita, Count Basie Orchestra & More Set for Birdland, Week of 7/18Lesli Margherita, Count Basie Orchestra & More Set for Birdland, Week of 7/18
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2016

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its schedule for July 18-24, including the Legendary Count Basie Orchestra, Lesli Margherita, Arturo O'Farrill Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra, and more! (more...)

The Hot Sardines Climb Billboard Charts; Play Shake Shack, The Plaza Hotel + MoreThe Hot Sardines Climb Billboard Charts; Play Shake Shack, The Plaza Hotel + More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2016

The Hot Sardines are Evan “Bibs” Palazzo and lead singer “Miz Elizabeth” Bougerol joined by a polished musical collective. (more...)

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