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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
Christina Bianco, Ravi Coltrane and More Coming Up This Spring at BirdlandChristina Bianco, Ravi Coltrane and More Coming Up This Spring at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup for May 29-June 4, featuring Ravi Coltrane, Veronica Swift, Christina Bianco, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Ravi Coltrane, Troy Roberts, and More Coming to Birdland Next MonthRavi Coltrane, Troy Roberts, and More Coming to Birdland Next Month
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

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

Can You Sing? Enter the 6th Annual Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal CompetitionCan You Sing? Enter the 6th Annual Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

For the sixth consecutive year, singers from around the world will gather online to compete in the Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition - a 21st century version of the amateur night at the Apollo Theater that helped launch the career of a gifted teenager from Newark, Sarah 'Sassy' Vaughan, more than 70 years ago. (more...)

The Magpie Salute Expand U.S. Headlining Tour with More DatesThe Magpie Salute Expand U.S. Headlining Tour with More Dates
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

THE MAGPIE SALUTE--a new band bringing together Rich Robinson, Marc Ford and Sven Pipien of The Black Crowes--today (5/15) announced additional dates for their national headlining tour starting July 26 (more...)

FOUR GENERATIONS OF MILES, Glenn Close and More Coming Up This Month at BirdlandFOUR GENERATIONS OF MILES, Glenn Close and More Coming Up This Month at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its schedule for May 22-May 28, featuring 'Four Generations of Miles' with Jimmy Cobb, Mike Stern, Buster Williams, Sonny Fortune, Glenn Close, Monday Michiru, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

NJSO & PSEG Foundation to Bring Chamber Concerts to ElizabethNJSO & PSEG Foundation to Bring Chamber Concerts to Elizabeth
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

New Jersey Symphony Orchestra chamber ensembles are giving performances throughout the City of Elizabeth in a community concert series sponsored by the PSEG Foundation. Public concerts include Peter and the Wolf at Community Access Unlimited on Thursday, May 11, and a "Hispanic Roots" concert as part of the Snyder Academy of Elizabethtown's Cuban Voices event on Wednesday, June 7. (more...)

King Crimson to Tour North America Summer 2017 In Support of Forthcoming Live EP 'Heroes'King Crimson to Tour North America Summer 2017 In Support of Forthcoming Live EP 'Heroes'
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

Seminal rock band King Crimson begins their 2017 North American tour with the summer leg including a 17-show run spanning June 11 to July 10. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

Seminal rock band King Crimson begins their 2017 North American tour with the summer leg including a 17-show run spanning June 11 to July 10. The “Radical Action Tour 2017” will begin at Seattle's Moore Theatre on June 11. The tour will run through cities Saratoga, Oakland, San Diego, Los Angeles, Denver, and Minneapolis. King Crimson ends June with appearances at the Chicago Theatre on June 28 and Kodak Hall in Rochester on June 30. (more...)

Connecticut Premiere of TRAV'LIN Opens this WeekendConnecticut Premiere of TRAV'LIN Opens this Weekend
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

The Connecticut premiere of Trav'lin - The 1930s Harlem Musical opens this weekend at Waterbury's Seven Angels Theatre, following productions at Houston's Ensemble Theatre and Fort Worth's Jubilee Theatre, and development in Washington, D.C. and New York City, including a sold-out run at the New York Musical Festival (NYMF).  Performances being Thursday, May 11, Official Opening is Saturday, May 13, and the show runs through Sunday, June 11, 2017. (more...)

Lincoln Center Announces MIDSUMMER NIGHT SWING 2017Lincoln Center Announces MIDSUMMER NIGHT SWING 2017
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

Midsummer Night Swing, Lincoln Center's premier summer dance party, today announced its 2017 season, running June 27 to July 15. Now in its 29th year, the series presents 15 evenings of social dance under the stars, featuring a lineup of artists who reflect the various music styles New York City has to offer.  (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - He's Back! Tracy Morgan Returns to Netflix in New Comedy SpecialVIDEO: First Look - He's Back! Tracy Morgan Returns to Netflix in New Comedy Special
by TV News Desk - May 9, 2017

He's back! Tracy Morgan proves a coma can't keep a good joke down in TRACY MORGAN: STAYING ALIVE.  (more...)

New York Voices and More Coming Up This Month at BirdlandNew York Voices and More Coming Up This Month at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup for May 15-May 21, featuring the New York Voices, New York Hot Jazz Camp All-Stars, Ronny Whyte, and more! (more...)

APASO Comes to Asbury Park 5/17-19APASO Comes to Asbury Park 5/17-19
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

New Jersey will welcome arts service organizations from across the U.S. and Canada to the 35th annual conference of the Association of Performing Arts Service Organizations ("APASO") from May 17th to 19th. The Asbury Hotel in Asbury Park is the host hotel, and events will be held at various locations in Asbury Park, at Two River Theater and the Count Basie Theatre in Red Bank, at McCarter Theatre Center in Princeton, and at Grounds For Sculpture in Hamilton. (more...)

TRAV'LIN Musical to Make Connecticut Debut at Seven Angels TheatreTRAV'LIN Musical to Make Connecticut Debut at Seven Angels Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

Following productions at Houston's Ensemble Theatre and Fort Worth's Jubilee Theatre, and development in New York City and Washington, D.C., including a sold-out run at the New York Musical Festival (NYMF), Trav'lin - The 1930s Harlem Musical receives its Connecticut Premiere at Waterbury's Seven Angels Theatre, beginning Thursday, May 11, 2017. Opening Night is Saturday, May 13, and the show runs through Sunday, June 11, 2017. (more...)

BWW Top Picks for Connecticut Theater May 2017BWW Top Picks for Connecticut Theater May 2017
by Lauren Yarger - May 2, 2017

Connecticut Shows Enjoying Awards Season on Broadway. Here's What's happening and Top Picks Coming Up in May. (more...)

International Jazz and Hip-Hop Group, Hypnotic Brass Ensemble Comes to BTGInternational Jazz and Hip-Hop Group, Hypnotic Brass Ensemble Comes to BTG
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

Berkshire Theatre Group welcomes international jazz and hip-hop group, Hypnotic Brass Ensemble to The Colonial Theatre on May 11 at 7pm. (more...)

Warner Bros. presents BUGS BUNNY AT THE SYMPHONY II with the NJSOWarner Bros. presents BUGS BUNNY AT THE SYMPHONY II with the NJSO
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

WARNER BROS. presents BUGS BUNNY AT THE SYMPHONY II -a spectacular fusion of classical music and classic animation that celebrates the world's most famous and beloved cartoons and their equally famous music-with the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, June 3-4 in Newark and New Brunswick. Conducted by Emmy Award-winner George Daugherty, and created and produced by Daugherty and Emmy Award-winning producer David Ka Lik Wong, the production is a celebration of the world's favorite Warner Bros. Looney Tunes characters on-screen with live full symphony orchestra accompaniment. (more...)

Glenn Close and the Cast of SUNSET BOULEVARD to Bring VINTAGE HOLLYWOOD to BirdlandGlenn Close and the Cast of SUNSET BOULEVARD to Bring VINTAGE HOLLYWOOD to Birdland
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

The Broadway at Birdland concert series has announced Glenn Close in 'Vintage Hollywood,' a fundraising concert on Monday, May 22 at 9:30pm. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in New Jersey - Week of 4/30/2017Now Playing Onstage in New Jersey - Week of 4/30/2017
by BWW - Apr 30, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/30/2017 for New Jersey (more...)

CAP21 Graduating Class, Curtis Stigers and More Coming Up This Spring at BirdlandCAP21 Graduating Class, Curtis Stigers and More Coming Up This Spring at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its schedule for May 8-May 14, featuring Curtis Stigers, The Graduating Class of CAP21, Mari Koga, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

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