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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
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Rob Thomas Announces THE GREAT UNKNOWN 2015 North American TourRob Thomas Announces THE GREAT UNKNOWN 2015 North American Tour
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2015

Atlantic recording artist Rob Thomas has announced plans for a major North American tour with special guests, Plain White T's. Dates for 'THE GREAT UNKNOWN 2015' which herald the multiple-GRAMMY Award-winning singer/songwriter's hugely anticipated new album get underway June 11th (more...)

NEW JERSEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA to Present Brahms  Strauss & Mozart with Conductor Xian ZhangNEW JERSEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA to Present Brahms Strauss & Mozart with Conductor Xian Zhang
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2015

The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra presents Brahms' Concerto for Violin and Cello-featuring Concertmaster Eric Wyrick and Principal Cello Jonathan Spitz-Mozart's Symphony No. 39 and Strauss' Serenade for Winds, April 30-May 3 (more...)

2015 New York Hot Jazz Fest to Kick Off May 32015 New York Hot Jazz Fest to Kick Off May 3
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2015

Following the success of the previous two festivals, the 3rd Annual New York Hot Jazz Festival -- produced by the impresario Michael 'Misha' Katsobashvili, performer Bria Skonberg, and composer/producer Patrick Soluri (of Prohibition Productions and The Salon) -- returns to The Players this year and promises some of the biggest stars of the Hot Jazz and swing scenes in a summit of uptown and downtown talent spanning three generations. (more...)

NJ Symphony to Present Works by Dvorak, Ravel & Dohnanyi, 4/24-26NJ Symphony to Present Works by Dvorak, Ravel & Dohnanyi, 4/24-26
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2015

The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra presents Dvorak's Fifth Symphony and Romance, alongside works by Ravel and Dohnanyi, April 24-26 in Newark and Red Bank. (more...)

Sheila Jordan, Anita Gillette and More to Play Birdland, Week of March 30Sheila Jordan, Anita Gillette and More to Play Birdland, Week of March 30
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2015

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its performances running March 30 - April 5, including Sheila Jordan with The Steve Kuhn Trio, Anita Gillette, Barbara Carroll, Michelle Walker, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Ms. Lisa Fischer and Grand Baton Come to Birdland, 4/23-25Ms. Lisa Fischer and Grand Baton Come to Birdland, 4/23-25
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2015

Birdland Jazz Club is proud to present Ms. Lisa Fischer for THREE NIGHTS ONLY, April 23-25, 2015. (more...)

900 Competitors Set For Winston-Salem USA National Masters Track Indoor Championship900 Competitors Set For Winston-Salem USA National Masters Track Indoor Championship
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2015

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., March 17, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ Over forty world champions, U.S. and local stars, and the world's first-ever 90+ year-olds' four-person indoor track relay team, are among 900 competitors set for the USA National Masters Track & Field Indoor Championships at Winston Salem's JDL Fast Track Friday through Sunday, March 20-22. The track is located at 2505 Empire Dr., Winston-Salem, NC 27103. Finals run all day, from 8AM-4:30PM Friday, 8AM-5PM Saturday, and 7AM-3:15PM Sunday. Media is invited, and spectators are free and welcome. (more...)

Steve Lippia's CENTENNIAL SINATRA Set for Westchester Broadway Theatre, 3/24Steve Lippia's CENTENNIAL SINATRA Set for Westchester Broadway Theatre, 3/24
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2015

Centennial Sinatra starring Steve Lippia is a celebration of the life and music of the twentieth century's most remarkable singer of the Great American Songbook. (more...)

Guitarist Thom Douvan Returns With Eclectic Release 'All Over Again'Guitarist Thom Douvan Returns With Eclectic Release 'All Over Again'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2015

As a followup to last year's critically acclaimed release 'Brother Brother', guitarist Thom Douvan stretches into some different territory on his new album 'All Over Again'. (more...)

John Abercrombie Quartet, Anika Larsen with Jessie Mueller and More Set for Week of 3/23 at BirdlandJohn Abercrombie Quartet, Anika Larsen with Jessie Mueller and More Set for Week of 3/23 at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2015

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup for March 23 - March 29, featuring the John Abercrombie Quartet, Anika Larsen with Jessie Mueller & Jerrod Spector, Barbara Carroll, Peter Mazza and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Sinatra, Carole King, Billy Joel, Cirque and More Highlight Philly POPS' 2015-16 SeasonSinatra, Carole King, Billy Joel, Cirque and More Highlight Philly POPS' 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2015

From swingin' Sinatra to Carole King chart-toppers, from Billy Joel hits to Broadway showstoppers and aerial flyers, The Philly POPS' 37th season features all of this and more! The nationally recognized Philly POPS Music Director Michael Krajewski continues to work his magic and thrill audiences as he plans a dazzling new lineup of performances for the 2015-2016 Season. (more...)

Count Basie Orchestra to Perform at Gallo Center, 3/20Count Basie Orchestra to Perform at Gallo Center, 3/20
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2015

The Count Basie Orchesta, led by trumpeter Scotty Barnart, will make its first appearance at the Gallo Center for the Arts on Friday, March 20. Curtain is at 7:30 pm. (more...)

Jackson Browne Announces Additional 2015 US Summer Tour Dates Jackson Browne Announces Additional 2015 US Summer Tour Dates
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2015

Singer-songwriter Jackson Browne announces the second leg of his 2015 U.S. Summer tour to support his new album, Standing In The Breach. Details and special benefit seating for the September dates are available at www.jacksonbrowne.com. (more...)

Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga to Bring CHEEK TO CHEEK Tour to Ravinia This JuneTony Bennett and Lady Gaga to Bring CHEEK TO CHEEK Tour to Ravinia This June
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2015

Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga bring their exciting 'Cheek To Cheek' tour to RAVINIA for two evenings, Friday/Saturday, June 26/27 at 8 PM. (more...)

Network Trio, ALL U2 and More Set for Birdland, Week of March 16Network Trio, ALL U2 and More Set for Birdland, Week of March 16
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2015

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup for March 16 - March 22, including Network Trio: Charnett Moffett, Stanley Jordan & Jeff Tain Watts, 'All U2' Hosted by Maxine Linehan, Barbara Carroll, The Keanettes, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

New Jersey Symphony Orchestra Presents SPRING INTO MUSIC Gala Honoring Governor Thomas H. Kean, 4/18New Jersey Symphony Orchestra Presents SPRING INTO MUSIC Gala Honoring Governor Thomas H. Kean, 4/18
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2015

The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra hosts its 2015 Spring into Music Gala on Saturday, April 18, at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark. (more...)

AMERICAN MASTERS to Pay Tribute to Bruce Sinofsky & Clark TerryAMERICAN MASTERS to Pay Tribute to Bruce Sinofsky & Clark Terry
by TV News Desk - Feb 25, 2015

American Masters pays tribute to trumpeter Clark Terry (December 14, 1920 - February 21, 2015) and filmmaker Bruce Sinofsky (March 31, 1956 - February 21, 2015) with special In Memoriam online tributes. (more...)

Count Basie Orchestra Coming to Harris Center, 3/18-19Count Basie Orchestra Coming to Harris Center, 3/18-19
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2015

William 'Count' Basie started The Count Basie Orchestra in 1935, in Kansas City, Missouri. Within a year, America was listening in on popular radio shows throughout the country to hear what would become 'The greatest swing band in all the land!' A phenomenon was born in 1935 that is still going strong today! Harris Center for the Arts is proud to present this legendary orchestra. (more...)

Celtic Thunder & Legacy Recordings Team for Major Catalog PartnershipCeltic Thunder & Legacy Recordings Team for Major Catalog Partnership
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2015

Celtic Thunder and Legacy Recordings, a division of Sony Music Entertainment, have announced a new catalog partnership, set to begin with the upcoming release of The Very Best of Celtic Thunder. (more...)

The Nash Announces New LAST FRIDAY LATE NIGHT JAM, 2/27, 3/27 & 4/24The Nash Announces New LAST FRIDAY LATE NIGHT JAM, 2/27, 3/27 & 4/24
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2015

The Nash announces its new LAST FRIDAY LATE NIGHT JAM, February 27, March 27 and April 24 from 10:30 pm - 1:00 am. The Nash's Last Friday Late Night Jam Sessions showcase the wide array of talent in the Valley as musicians drop in to spontaneously perform with the band. (more...)

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