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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
Melissa Errico, Django Reinhardt NY Festival All Stars and More Coming Up Over July 4th at BirdlandMelissa Errico, Django Reinhardt NY Festival All Stars and More Coming Up Over July 4th at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup for July 3-July 9, featuring Django Reinhardt NY Festival All Stars with Special Guest Vocalist Veronica Swift, Sean Harkness & Will Galison, Alemay Fernandez Featuring Shawn Letts, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

The Nash Announces July Lineup of ArtistsThe Nash Announces July Lineup of Artists
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

 The Nash announces its calendar of shows for July.  The live jazz club features a wide array of jazz styles, jam sessions, lectures and matinee shows to appeal to all tastes and ages. (more...)

Saxophone Summit, Eric Comstock & Sean Smith and More Coming Up at Birdland This SummerSaxophone Summit, Eric Comstock & Sean Smith and More Coming Up at Birdland This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup for June 26-July 2, including Saxophone Summit with Joe Lovano, Dave Liebman, and Greg Osby, Nancy Valentine, Eric Comstock and Sean Smith, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

NJSO Announces Departure of Education & Community Engagement Conductor Jeffrey GroganNJSO Announces Departure of Education & Community Engagement Conductor Jeffrey Grogan
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra announces the departure of Education & Community Engagement Conductor and NJSO Youth Orchestras Artistic Director Jeffrey Grogan. Grogan will serve as Director of Orchestras at Oklahoma City University and will lead the university's graduate orchestral conducting program; he has also been appointed Artistic Director and Conductor of the Oklahoma Youth Orchestras, effective in August. (more...)

Melissa Errico, Karrin Allyson, Cast Party and More Coming Up at Birdland This JulyMelissa Errico, Karrin Allyson, Cast Party and More Coming Up at Birdland This July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its July 2017 lineup, featuring The Django Reinhardt NY Festival All Stars, Alicia Olatuja, Karrin Allyson, Louis Hayes Quintet, Joe Alterman Trio, Nestor Torres, Melissa Errico, Mark Winkler, Jim Caruso's Cast Party, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Pinchas Zukerman Trio, Ella Fitzgerald Tribute and More on Nichols '17-18 SeasonPinchas Zukerman Trio, Ella Fitzgerald Tribute and More on Nichols '17-18 Season
by Stephanie Wild - Jun 15, 2017

The Music Institute of Chicago announces the 2017-18 season of its Faculty and Guest Artist Series, featuring the Music Institute's renowned faculty and an array of stellar guest artists. All concerts take place at the historic Nichols Concert Hall, 1490 Chicago Avenue in downtown Evanston. (more...)

Stacey Kent and More Coming Up This Month at BirdlandStacey Kent and More Coming Up This Month at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2017

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup for June 19-June 25, featuring Stacey Kent, Lynn Stein, Beegie Adair and Monica Ramey, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Historic El Portal Mainstage Theatre Gets Dedication and RenamingHistoric El Portal Mainstage Theatre Gets Dedication and Renaming
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

Jay Irwin & Pegge Forrest Producers and The Thalians proudly present Debbie…A Night to Remember: A Dedication and Renaming of the historic El Portal Mainstage Theatre at 5269 Lankershim Blvd in the NOHO Arts District, North Hollywood, California on Friday, June 30, 2017 at 7pm. (more...)

Dee Roscioli and Paulo Szot Open EVITA at Pennsylvania Shakespeare FestivalDee Roscioli and Paulo Szot Open EVITA at Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival's highly anticipated production of Evita will open with record-breaking ticket sales at the Labuda Center for the Performing Arts at DeSales University in Center Valley, Pa. (more...)

Dee Roscioli and Paulo Szot to Open Record-Breaking EVITA at Pennsylvania Shakespeare FestivalDee Roscioli and Paulo Szot to Open Record-Breaking EVITA at Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival's highly anticipated production of Evita will open with record-breaking ticket sales at the Labuda Center for the Performing Arts at DeSales University in Center Valley, Pa. (more...)

The Magpie Salute Announce Additional 20 Fall Tour DatesThe Magpie Salute Announce Additional 20 Fall Tour Dates
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

Ahead of this Friday's self-titled debut album release (June 9 worldwide via Eagle Rock Entertainment), THE MAGPIE SALUTE have announced an additional 20 dates this fall including a two-night stand at Irving Plaza in NYC on November 15 and 16. (more...)

Phoenix Productions to Present WEST SIDE STORY This JulyPhoenix Productions to Present WEST SIDE STORY This July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2017

Phoenix Productions will present its revival of West Side Story at the Count Basie Theatre in Red Bank for a two-weekend run beginning July 14th. (more...)

 Dr. Phillips Center Announces Additional 2017-18 Season Shows and Education Dr. Phillips Center Announces Additional 2017-18 Season Shows and Education
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2017

Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts announces a roster of upcoming shows confirmed, to date, for the 2017-2018 season. (more...)

Freddy Cole Quartet and More Coming Up This Month at BirdlandFreddy Cole Quartet and More Coming Up This Month at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup for June 12-June 18, featuring Freddy Cole Quartet, Donald Vega, The John Pizzarelli Trio With Special Guest Veronica Swift, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Pittsburgh Symphony's PNC Pops Season to Close with 'ELLA & LOUIS'Pittsburgh Symphony's PNC Pops Season to Close with 'ELLA & LOUIS'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

It don't mean a thing if it ain't got that swing —the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and guest conductor Lawrence Loh celebrate the music of Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong during the final weekend of the 2016-2017 PNC Pops season on June 16-18 at Heinz Hall. (more...)

The Magpie Salute Release Music Video For Lead Single 'Omission' From Debut AlbumThe Magpie Salute Release Music Video For Lead Single 'Omission' From Debut Album
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

THE MAGPIE SALUTE--the new 10-piece band that brings together Rich Robinson, Marc Ford and Sven Pipien of The Black Crowes with other dynamic musicians and co-ed singers from around the world--yesterday (5/30)partnered with THE INDEPENDENT (U.K.), ROLLING STONE (Germany) and OUI FM (France) to premiere their music video for 'Omission,' the lead single off the band's self-titled debut album (out worldwide June 9 via Eagle Rock Entertainment). (more...)

HARRY POTTER AND THE CHAMBER OF SECRETS in Concert at NJPAC On Sale 6/2HARRY POTTER AND THE CHAMBER OF SECRETS in Concert at NJPAC On Sale 6/2
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2017

The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra and New Jersey Performing Arts Center announce an additional performance of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets in Concert on Saturday, October 28, at 7:30 pm at NJPAC in Newark. Limited tickets are still available for the previously announced October 28 matinee at 2 pm. The NJSO will perform John Williams' unforgettable score from Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, the second film in the Harry Potter franchise, while the film plays in high-definition on a giant screen. (more...)

SWING! Opens at the Gateway 6/7SWING! Opens at the Gateway 6/7
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2017

SWING!, the 2000 Tony Award nominee for Best New Musical, opens at The Gateway in Bellport Village on Wednesday, June 7 and runs through June 24. Tickets start at $59. Preview Performances on June 7th & 8th start at $39. For tickets, contact the Box Office at (631) 286-1133 or visit the website at https://TheGateway.org. (more...)

Troy Roberts, Amanda McBroom and More Coming Up This June at BirdlandTroy Roberts, Amanda McBroom and More Coming Up This June at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup for June 5-June 11, featuring Troy Roberts, Amanda McBroom, Veronica Swift, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Tony Bennett Cheers Antonia Bennett Cafe Carlyle DebutPhoto Coverage: Tony Bennett Cheers Antonia Bennett Cafe Carlyle Debut
by Stephen Sorokoff - May 24, 2017

'You were good Antonia' were the first words Tony Bennett said to his daughter after her Cafe Carlyle debut last night.. and father surely knows best in this case.  (more...)

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