Count Basie News

Date of Birth: August 21, 1904
Date of Death: April 26, 1984 (79)
Birth Place: Red Bank, NJ, USA
Gender: Male
Celebrated Vocalist Clairdee Joins the CJO Combo for A Tribute to Lena Horne March 12 at the Concord AudiCelebrated Vocalist Clairdee Joins the CJO Combo for A Tribute to Lena Horne March 12 at the Concord Audi
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2016

Acclaimed vocalist Clairdee joins the CJO Combo for A Love Letter to Lena Horne at the the Concord City Auditorium ,"The Audi", Located at 2 Prince Street Concord, NH, on Sunday, March 12, at 7:30pm. Tickets for this performance start at $25 and are on sale now. (more...)

NUTTY PROFESSOR Reunion, John Pizzarelli Quartet and More Coming Up at BirdlandNUTTY PROFESSOR Reunion, John Pizzarelli Quartet and More Coming Up at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2016

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup for February 15-21, including the John Pizzarelli Quartet, The Nutty Professor Reunion Concert, Marcus Elliott Quartet, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

BWW Preview: NJSO POPS and MEGAN HILTY Perform Broadway and American Songbook Classics at Three NJ Venues 2/12 to 2/14BWW Preview: NJSO POPS and MEGAN HILTY Perform Broadway and American Songbook Classics at Three NJ Venues 2/12 to 2/14
by Marina Kennedy - Feb 5, 2016

Broadway and television star Megan Hilty headlines a Valentine's weekend NJSO POPS program February 12-14 in Red Bank, Newark and New Brunswick. (more...)

New Jersey Symphony Orchestra to Present All-Mozart Program This MarchNew Jersey Symphony Orchestra to Present All-Mozart Program This March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2016

The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra presents an all-Mozart program March 11-13 in Princeton, Red Bank and Morristown. Eric Lu performs Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 23; Perry So conducts a program that also features the composer's 'Jupiter' Symphony and Overture and Ballet Music from Idomeneo. (more...)

Christine Andreas, Jarrod Spector & Kelli Barrett Among 31st Annual BISTRO AWARD WinnersChristine Andreas, Jarrod Spector & Kelli Barrett Among 31st Annual BISTRO AWARD Winners
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2016

Legendary jazz singer and lyricist Jon Hendricks, dubbed 'The Poet Laureate of Jazz,' celebrated jazz vocalist and actress Annie Ross, and acclaimed jazz singer Janis Siegel are among the artists who will be honored at the 31st Annual Bistro Awards gala on Tuesday, March 8 at 6:30 pm at the Gotham Comedy Club, 208 W. 23rd St. As is the Bistro Awards tradition, the evening will feature performances by the winners; for the full list, see below! (more...)

The Rob Landes Trio to Bring Broadway's Best to the GrandThe Rob Landes Trio to Bring Broadway's Best to the Grand
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2016

The Grand 1894 Opera House presents The Rob Landes Trio, Sunday, March 13, 2016 at 4 pm. (more...)

Concert/Cabaret Performer LISA JASON To Present JUDY GARLAND: THE WISH at Feinstein's/54 Below, 3/4Concert/Cabaret Performer LISA JASON To Present JUDY GARLAND: THE WISH at Feinstein's/54 Below, 3/4
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2016

Concert and cabaret performer LISA JASON--who has earned raved reviews for her singing from Provincetown to New York to the Caribbean--will make her debut at the celebrated “Broadway Supper Club” Feinstein's/54 Below on Friday, March 4, 2016 (9:30 pm) with her heartfelt Judy Garland Tribute Show called THE WISH. Featuring Manhattan Transfer Musical Director Yaron Gershovsky as Musical Director, Arranger, and Pianist--Lisa Jason celebrates the true essence and artistry of the legendary singer and movie star, not only through Garland's classic songs, but through her poignant poetry and revealing interviews and monologues, creating a new understanding of her timeless interpretations and her iconic persona. (more...)

Lannie's Clocktower Cabaret Announces Show LineupLannie's Clocktower Cabaret Announces Show Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2016

Lannie's Clocktower Cabaret will be celebrating the month of love with some fun shows and lovely Valentine offerings. Plus, Lannie Garrett returns with her cult show, 'The Hilarious Patsy DeCline Show' on Saturday, February 27th at 8pm (continues Saturdays through April 9th). (more...)

This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 1/25/2016This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 1/25/2016
by - Jan 25, 2016

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld.com for 1/25/2016. (more...)

Linda Lavin and More Set for First Week of February at BirdlandLinda Lavin and More Set for First Week of February at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2016

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its upcoming performances for February 1-7, 2016, featuring the Monterey Jazz All-Stars, Linda Lavin, Barbara Carroll, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

BWW Classifieds: Apply for Your Dream Job at Second Stage, 54 Below, Berkeley Rep, and More!BWW Classifieds: Apply for Your Dream Job at Second Stage, 54 Below, Berkeley Rep, and More!
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jan 20, 2016

Whether in New York, L.A., or anywhere around the globe, BroadwayWorld is your connection to theatre's best jobs; and best of all, it is completely FREE for job posters and job seekers! (more...)

Linda Lavin, NUTTY PROFESSOR Reunion and More Set for Birdland This FebruaryLinda Lavin, NUTTY PROFESSOR Reunion and More Set for Birdland This February
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2016

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its February 2016 lineup, featuring Jane Monheit, Monterey Jazz Allstars, Nicolas King, The Birdland Big Band, Showbiz After Hours with Frank DiLella, John Pizzarelli Quartet, Birdland Jazz Party, Jim Caruso's Cast Party, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

PREZ World Premiere to Play ChromolumePREZ World Premiere to Play Chromolume
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2016

Chromolume Theatre announces PREZ, a World Premiere solo show written by playwright Willard Manus, for Black History Month. The story chronicles the unique life of jazzman Lester Young, featuring Leslie A. Jones. The drama is set to open February 5th, 2016, at Chromolume Theatre At The Attic. Tickets on sale now at: www.crtheatre.com (more...)

Charlie Puth Announces North American Headline Tour!Charlie Puth Announces North American Headline Tour!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2016

Atlantic recording artist Charlie Puth has unveiled plans for his first ever North American headline tour. (more...)

Winter Park Playhouse to Salute Tony Bennett in 'I LEFT MY HEART' This WinterWinter Park Playhouse to Salute Tony Bennett in 'I LEFT MY HEART' This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2016

The Winter Park Playhouse kicks off the new year with a Central Florida Premiere - I LEFT MY HEART: A SALUTE TO THE MUSIC OF TONY BENNETT. The production runs January 22 - February 27, 2016. (more...)

Frank DiLella & Jonathan Groff, Stacey Sullivan and More Coming Up This Month at BirdlandFrank DiLella & Jonathan Groff, Stacey Sullivan and More Coming Up This Month at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2016

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its schedule for January 11-24, 2016, including Stacy Sullivan, Merman's Apprentice, Stacey Kent, ShowBiz After Hours with Frank DiLella, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

David Cross Launches 2016 Tour, 'Making America Great Again'David Cross Launches 2016 Tour, 'Making America Great Again'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2016

David Cross is launching a 2016 tour called 'Making America Great Again!'  Tickets are now officially on sale for all dates.  Get tickets here: http://davidcrosstour2016.com/ (more...)

Macon Blind Guitar Legend Joey Stuckey Working On New Blues AlbumMacon Blind Guitar Legend Joey Stuckey Working On New Blues Album
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2016

Joey Stuckey is a blind guitarist, producer, educator, recording artist and media personality. (more...)

JOE SATRIANI Announces Exclusive Fan Contest During 2016 TourJOE SATRIANI Announces Exclusive Fan Contest During 2016 Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2016

As the New Year kicks off, JOE SATRIANI is gearing up to launch his career retrospective “Surfing to Shockwave” Tour on February 25th in Seattle, WA. (more...)

Spoleto Festival USA Announces 2016 ProgramSpoleto Festival USA Announces 2016 Program
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2016

Festival General Director Nigel Redden announces the program for the 40th annual Spoleto Festival USA, taking place May 27 through June 12, 2016 in Charleston, South Carolina. (more...)

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