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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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Count Basie News

Date of Birth: August 21, 1904
Date of Death: April 26, 1984 (79)
Birth Place: Red Bank, NJ, USA
Gender: Male
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...)

Harry 'Sweets' Edison & Hal Williams to Be Inducted Into the Lincoln Theatre Walk of FameHarry 'Sweets' Edison & Hal Williams to Be Inducted Into the Lincoln Theatre Walk of Fame
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2016

?Jazz trumpeter Harry "Sweets" Edison and actor Hal Williams will take their place on the Lincoln Theatre Walk of Fame in an induction ceremony on Saturday, July 30, at 7 pm. Sponsored by State Auto Insurance Companies, the event is free and open to the public. (more...)

The USA Masters Track Championships Comes to Grand Rapids, 7/14The USA Masters Track Championships Comes to Grand Rapids, 7/14
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2016

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., July 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ The nation's best will be competing at the USA Track & Field Masters Championships at Grand Valley State University in Allendale, MI, Thursday through Sunday, July 14-17. Forty current world champions and approximately 100 defending US champions are among 1018 athletes who will take part in 2560 events, including 104 participants from Michigan in 187 events, with many Grand Rapids area stars. (more...)

The Black Box to Welcome Kenny Hadley Big Band, 7/22The Black Box to Welcome Kenny Hadley Big Band, 7/22
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2016

THE BLACK BOX, downtown Franklin's theater, music, and event venue, presents the renowned Kenny Hadley Big Band on Friday, July 22 at 8 p.m. (more...)

Jake Shimabukuro and More Coming Up This July at Blue Note HawaiiJake Shimabukuro and More Coming Up This July at Blue Note Hawaii
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2016

For Blue Note Hawaii, the state's premier venue for the world's most celebrated artists, July is heating up with music legend David Crosby, ground-breaking fusion artist, Robert Glasper, chart-topping funk and R&B singer Jeffrey Osborne and multi-platinum vocalist Joan Osborne. (more...)

BWW Review: ADELAIDE CABARET FESTIVAL 2016: TOM BURLINSON PERFORMS 'SINATRA AT THE SANDS' To Two Thousand FansBWW Review: ADELAIDE CABARET FESTIVAL 2016: TOM BURLINSON PERFORMS 'SINATRA AT THE SANDS' To Two Thousand Fans
by Barry Lenny - Jun 29, 2016

Burlinson has a marvellous voice that suits Sinatra's music like a glove. (more...)

Josh Ritter to Play Prospect Park Bandshell This JulyJosh Ritter to Play Prospect Park Bandshell This July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2016

Josh Ritter will be performing songs off his latest album, Sermon On The Rocks, at Prospect Park Bandshell (Celebrate Brooklyn) on Friday, July 8th. (more...)

2016 Jazz Record Collectors' Bash Set for This Weekend in Iselin2016 Jazz Record Collectors' Bash Set for This Weekend in Iselin
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2016

The 42nd Annual Jazz Record Collectors' Bash will be held this weekend, June 24-25, 2016, at the APA Hotel Woodbridge (formally Hilton Woodbridge, 120 Wood Avenue South Iselin, NJ 08830). (more...)

Tony Yazbeck, Lesli Margherita & More Coming to Birdland in JulyTony Yazbeck, Lesli Margherita & More Coming to Birdland in July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2016

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its July 2016 schedule, featuring Stacey Kent, The Birdland Big Band 10-Year Celebration, The Legendary Count Basie Orchestra, Nicholas Payton Quintet, Arturo O'Farrill Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra, Tony Yazbeck, Lesli Margherita, Ravi Coltrane, Laila Biali, Barbara Carroll, Jim Caruso's Cast Party, and more! (more...)

Music Mountain to Welcome Cantata Profana, 7/2-3Music Mountain to Welcome Cantata Profana, 7/2-3
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2016

Spend the 4th of July weekend at America's oldest continuing summer chamber music festival, Music Mountain, when its 87th Anniversary Season continues with the young ensemble Cantata Profana on Sunday, July 3rd (3PM) performing Beethoven and Schubert. Saturday, July 2 (6:30pm) brings Swingtime Big Band back for their ninth season playing the best of the Swing Era! The summer will feature 15 weekends of incredible music including returning favorite chamber ensembles and musicians (pianists Peter Serkin and Julia Hsu), first-time guests (pianist Richard Goode), the ever-popular Saturday Evening Twilight Series, featuring an array of Jazz ensembles and musicians, including the artists of the Catskill Jazz Factory, and the second season of the new Music Mountain Master Classes for Young Artists plus so much more! See why the New Yorker called Music Mountain 'The Summer Shrine of the String Quartet.' Concerts are scheduled through September 11. (more...)

Line-up Announced for Concert Series HOT JAZZ / COOL GARDEN at Louis Armstrong House MuseumLine-up Announced for Concert Series HOT JAZZ / COOL GARDEN at Louis Armstrong House Museum
by Marianka Swain - Jun 8, 2016

Summer in the city begins on July 4th, Louis Armstrong's traditional birthday, when the Louis Armstrong House Museum kicks off its signature summer concert series Hot Jazz / Cool Garden - now in its 10th year. For three days this summer, hot jazz is served up with red beans 'n' rice in the Armstrongs' Japanese-inspired garden. Birthday cake will be served on July 4th and Hot Jazz / Cool Garden series subscribers will enjoy a soul food luncheon too. It's a wonderful world at the Louis Armstrong House Museum. (more...)

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