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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
US Marine Surprises Sister at Phoenix Productions GYPSY Curtain CallUS Marine Surprises Sister at Phoenix Productions GYPSY Curtain Call
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

On Friday, September 23, 2016, Keri Pentek, a U.S. Marine who has been away in 29 Palms for months, flew across the country to surprise her sister, Kate, for her performance as Louise (Gypsy Rose Lee), at curtain call of Phoenix Productions' GYPSY at the Count Basie Theatre in Red Bank, NJ. (more...)

Chicago Jazz Orchestra Starring Allan Harris Comes to the MACChicago Jazz Orchestra Starring Allan Harris Comes to the MAC
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

 The acclaimed Chicago Jazz Orchestra (CJO) starring Allan Harris bring an the music of Nat King Cole and other pop/jazz favorites to the McAninch Arts Center Saturday, Oct. 8 at 8 p.m. A free MAC chat will take place at 7 p.m. (more...)

NJSO Accents: Russian Poetry Readings Follow all-Tchaikovsky Concerts,NJSO Accents: Russian Poetry Readings Follow all-Tchaikovsky Concerts,
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra presents Russian poetry readings following October 29-30 performances of the all-Tchaikovsky concert program that marks Xian Zhang's debut as NJSO Music Director. Victoria Juharyan-who earned audience raves for post-concert Russian poetry readings in 2015-returns to read poems by Tchaikovsky's favorite poet, Alexander Pushkin, and more, in the original Russian. Attendees will also hear the poems in English translation at these NJSO Accent events, which are free to concert ticketholders. (more...)

Pharoah Sanders Quartet, Natalie Douglas and More Coming Up This Fall at BirdlandPharoah Sanders Quartet, Natalie Douglas and More Coming Up This Fall at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its schedule for October 3-9, featuring the Pharoah Sanders Quartet, Natalie Douglas, Barbara Carroll, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

3,000 Miles Off-Broadway proudly announces five upcoming shows for the 2016-2017 WINTER SEASON. Winter Dance Party, Sinatra 101, John Denver's Rocky Mountain Christmas, 3 Faces of The King, The Highwaymen Live.  These five concert presentations will be at the historic El Portal Mainstage Theatre, in the heart of the NOHO Arts District, 5269 Lankershim Blvd, North Hollywood, CA.  (more...)

New Jersey Symphony Welcomes New Music Director Xian ZhangNew Jersey Symphony Welcomes New Music Director Xian Zhang
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

Internationally renowned conductor Xian Zhang makes her debut as the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra's 14th Music Director at venues throughout the state across two weekends, October 27-November 6 in Newark, Princeton, New Brunswick, Morristown and Englewood. The NJSO hosts a special gala celebration to welcome its new artistic leader on Saturday, November 5, at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark. (more...)

Capital City Amphitheater Presents Florida Jazz and Blues FestivalCapital City Amphitheater Presents Florida Jazz and Blues Festival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2016

In the grand tradition of world-renowned Jazz & Blues festivals, the inaugural Florida Jazz and Blues Festival is bringing world-class, GRAMMY Award-winning artists, high-octane blues, lift-your-feet jazz, and some of the best international, national, regional and local Jazz and Blues artists in the world to the Capital City Amphitheater in Cascades Park, Tallahassee, Florida, September 23-25. (more...)

Renowned Conductor Xian Zhang to Debut as NJSO Music DirectorRenowned Conductor Xian Zhang to Debut as NJSO Music Director
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

Internationally renowned conductor Xian Zhang makes her debut as the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra's 14th Music Director at venues throughout the state across two weekends, October 27-November 6 in Newark, Princeton, New Brunswick, Morristown and Englewood. (more...)

Ron Carter Big Band, Miss Coco Peru and More Coming Up This Month at BirdlandRon Carter Big Band, Miss Coco Peru and More Coming Up This Month at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its schedule for September 26-October 2, featuring Ron Carter Big Band, Miss Coco Peru, Eric Comstock and Barbara Fasano, and more! (more...)

BWW Review: Don't Miss the Dazzling CATCH ME IF YOU CAN at NextStop Theatre CompanyBWW Review: Don't Miss the Dazzling CATCH ME IF YOU CAN at NextStop Theatre Company
by Jeffrey Walker - Sep 16, 2016

The vibe of the swinging sixties, the cat and mouse intrigue, the jazzy score, the witty lyrics - this is the winning combination NextStop Theatre Company has captured for their new and lively production of CATCH ME IF YOU CAN - The Musical. Take the red-eye flight to get your tickets for CATCH ME IF YOU CAN. Between the bountiful cheesecake, strong performers, and memorable tunes, this is a ring-a-ding-ding musical that deserves to sell out. (more...)

HARRY POTTER AND THE SORCERER'S STONE Concert Apparating to Radio City Next SpringHARRY POTTER AND THE SORCERER'S STONE Concert Apparating to Radio City Next Spring
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

The Madison Square Garden Company & Live Nation announced today that the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra will perform Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone at Radio City Music Hall on Friday, March 31 and Saturday, April 1 as part of the Harry Potter Film Concert Series. (more...)

Bryce Pinkham, Andy Karl & Orfeh in SONGS FROM THE CRYPT and More Set for October at BirdlandBryce Pinkham, Andy Karl & Orfeh in SONGS FROM THE CRYPT and More Set for October at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its October 2016 schedule, featuring Pharoah Sanders Quartet, Ron Carter Big Band, Eliane Elias, ShowBiz After Hours with Frank DiLella, Jane Monheit, Kurt Elling, Jane Bunnett and Maqueque, Natalie Douglas, Bryce Pinkham, Jim Caruso's Cast Party and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

NJSO and NJPAC Announce Performance of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Film Score in ConcertNJSO and NJPAC Announce Performance of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Film Score in Concert
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra and New Jersey Performing Arts Center announce a performance of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone in Concert on Saturday, March 11, 2017, at 2 pm at NJPAC in Newark. The NJSO will perform, to picture, every note from Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone. Audiences will be able to relive the magic of the film in high-definition while hearing the orchestra perform Oscar winner John Williams' unforgettable score. (more...)

JUDY CARMICHAEL: SWING TIME Comes to Bay Street This FallJUDY CARMICHAEL: SWING TIME Comes to Bay Street This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts have announced Judy Carmichael: Swing Time!, an evening of swinging piano, sultry vocals and sassy humor, on Saturday, October 1 at 8 pm. (more...)

Phoenix Productions Presents GYPSY Starring Jessica FisherPhoenix Productions Presents GYPSY Starring Jessica Fisher
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2016

Jessica Fisher will be playing a lead role in Phoenix Productions' upcoming September revival of Gypsy. This show will take place at the Count Basie Theatre in Red Bank for a two-weekend run beginning September 16th. Jess is a well-known actor and member of the Lincroft community, having grown up in town and with Phoenix Productions. Initially called back as an orphan in Annie, Jess spent her childhood years taking classes at Camp Phoenix, making her mark in ensemble roles through six Phoenix productions, and eventually moving on to study drama at NYU's prestigious Tisch School of the Arts. She returns to Lincroft and to the Basie stage this September in Gypsy, which will mark her first principal role with Phoenix. (more...)

Amanda Green and More Coming Up This Month at BirdlandAmanda Green and More Coming Up This Month at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its schedule for September 19-25, including Coltrane Revisited With Steve Kuhn, Steve Smith, Eric Alexander, Jaleel Shaw and Lonnie Plaxico, Amanda Green With Constantine Maroulis, Will Chase, Alice Ripley, Jarrod Spector, Alysha Umphress, Miss Coco Peru, and more! (more...)

HOLIDAY INN Cast at 'AFTER HOURS' and More Coming Up at BirdlandHOLIDAY INN Cast at 'AFTER HOURS' and More Coming Up at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2016

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup for September 12-18, featuring The Cookers, Julie Halston, ShowBiz After Hours with Frank DiLella featuring Melissa Errico and Holiday Inn's Corbin Bleu and Bryce Pinkham, and more! (more...)

New Jersey Symphony Orchestra Presents Grieg's Piano Concerto with Stewart GoodyearNew Jersey Symphony Orchestra Presents Grieg's Piano Concerto with Stewart Goodyear
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra presents Grieg's Piano Concerto with pianist Stewart Goodyear,October 6–9 in Newark, Princeton, Red Bank and New Brunswick. Conductor Gemma New returns to the NJSO podium to lead a program of works by fathers of nationalistic music that includes Sibelius' Second Symphony and Lilburn's Aotearoa Overture. (more...)

Loretta Boyle to Lead GYPSY for Phoenix ProductionsLoretta Boyle to Lead GYPSY for Phoenix Productions
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2016

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Mikayla Petrilla to Lead GYPSY for Phoenix ProductionsMikayla Petrilla to Lead GYPSY for Phoenix Productions
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

Mikayla Petrilla will be playing a principal role in Phoenix Productions' upcoming September revival of GYPSY. This show will take place at the Count Basie Theatre in Red Bank for a two-weekend run beginning September 16th. (more...)

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