Dizzy Gillespie News

 

Dizzy Gillespie News

Date of Birth: October 21, 1917
Date of Death: January 06, 1993 (75)
Birth Place: Cheraw, SC, USA
Gender: Male
Rubicon Theatre Company to Stage Summer Youth Production of IN THE HEIGHTSRubicon Theatre Company to Stage Summer Youth Production of IN THE HEIGHTS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2016

Rubicon Theatre Company presents the summer youth production of the inspiring and exhilarating 2008 Tony Award-winning musical In the Heights with music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda, actor-composer-lyricist of Broadway's sensational Hamilton. (more...)

Acrobats, Broadway's FUN HOME, Jazz Greats and More Slated for Kimmel Center's 2016-17 SeasonAcrobats, Broadway's FUN HOME, Jazz Greats and More Slated for Kimmel Center's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts announces programming for the 2016-17 season featuring internationally-acclaimed superstars in rock, dance, comedy, and jazz; family shows as part of the Family Discovery Series, returning favorites, the best of touring Broadway, and more! (more...)

The Brian Setzer Orchestra to Return to State Theatre with CHRISTMAS ROCKS!The Brian Setzer Orchestra to Return to State Theatre with CHRISTMAS ROCKS!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2016

?The iconic guitarist, songwriter, vocalist and three-time Grammy-Award winner and his 19-piece THE BRIAN SETZER ORCHESTRA will return to the State Theatre in Easton on Sunday, November 20th. (more...)

St. James Studio to Host EFG London Jazz Festival Once Again in November 2016St. James Studio to Host EFG London Jazz Festival Once Again in November 2016
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2016

?The St. James Studio is delighted to once again be a host venue for the EFG London Jazz Festival. Eight events will take place at the St. James over the course of the festival, which will run from Friday 11 to Sunday 20 November 2016. (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...)

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...)

Segerstrom Center's Jazz Weekend Returning This OctoberSegerstrom Center's Jazz Weekend Returning This October
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2016

Jazz greats will be honoring jazz legends during Segerstrom Center's Jazz Weekend taking place October 7 - 9, 2016. (more...)

Electric Youth Set for Free Summer Concerts in Norfolk and FranklinElectric Youth Set for Free Summer Concerts in Norfolk and Franklin
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2016

Following a three-and-a-half week summer concert tour of Austria and Italy, Electric Youth (EY) will perform two free outdoor concerts on Thursday, July 21, at 6:30 p.m. at Norfolk Town Hill and on Wednesday, July 27, at 6 p.m. on Franklin Town Common. (more...)

Tony Yazbeck, Big Band 10 Year Celebration & More Set for Birdland, Week of 7/11Tony Yazbeck, Big Band 10 Year Celebration & More Set for Birdland, Week of 7/11
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2016

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its schedule for July 11-17, featuring Birdland Big Band Celebrates 10 Years at Birdland!, Tony Yazbeck, Jim Caruso's Cast Party, and more! (more...)

Harlem Quartet Coming to Cape Cod Chamber Music Festival, 8/16Harlem Quartet Coming to Cape Cod Chamber Music Festival, 8/16
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2016

The Cape Cod Chamber Music Festival (CCCMF), celebrating 37 years as Cape Cod's premiere presenter of summer chamber music, presents The Harlem Quartet in concert on Tuesday, August 16, 7:30 pm, at Cotuit Center for the Arts, 4404 Falmouth Road, Cotuit. (more...)

Tribeca PAC Sets 2016-17 Season; Tickets Now on SaleTribeca PAC Sets 2016-17 Season; Tickets Now on Sale
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2016

BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center, the longest operating performance venue in lower Manhattan, proudly presents Azul Dance Theatre, performing on Friday and Saturday November 11 and 12 at 7:30pm, A Musical History of the Lower East Side, performing on Friday, November 18 at 8:00pm,  Michael "Big Mike" Lynch (American Idol), performing Friday, January 6 at 8pm, Tiempo Libre performing Saturday, February 11 at 8pm, and more! We also continue to present a diverse slate of Family programming, free film retrospectives, and a variety of dance,  comedy, and special events., and more!  All 20164-2015 7 events are listed below with more information. (more...)

Patti LuPone, Alan Menken, Tour de Force III and More to Mark Segerstrom Center's 30th AnniversaryPatti LuPone, Alan Menken, Tour de Force III and More to Mark Segerstrom Center's 30th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2016

Segerstrom Center for the Arts is celebrating its 30th Anniversary with an array of performances that represent the range of music, dance and theater that have been seen and heard on its stages since opening night of September 29, 1986. (more...)

Tony Yazbeck, Stacey Kent & More Set for Birdland, Week of 7/4Tony Yazbeck, Stacey Kent & More Set for Birdland, Week of 7/4
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2016

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its schedule for July 4-10 featuring Stacey Kent, Tony Yazbeck, Birdland Big Band, and more! (more...)

Capathia Jenkins, Alton Fitzgerald White & More Set for Birdland, Week of 6/27Capathia Jenkins, Alton Fitzgerald White & More Set for Birdland, Week of 6/27
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2016

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its schedule for June 27-July 3, featuring Ravi Coltrane, Capathia Jenkins and Alton Fitzgerald White in "Dream Suite: Songs In Jazz and Blues", Matt Baker Quartet, and more! (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...)

Alexandra Silber, Freddy Cole and More Set for Birdland, Week of 6/20!Alexandra Silber, Freddy Cole and More Set for Birdland, Week of 6/20!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2016

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its schedule for June 20-26, featuring Alexandra Silber, Freddy Cole, Pucci Amanda Jhones and more! (more...)

Electric Youth to Perform Bon Voyage Concert in Downtown Franklin Before International Concert TourElectric Youth to Perform Bon Voyage Concert in Downtown Franklin Before International Concert Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2016

Electric Youth (EY), the international touring ensemble of singer-dancers trained at the Franklin School for the Performing Arts (FSPA), will perform at THE BLACK BOX in downtown Franklin on Saturday, June 18 at 7:30 p.m. The event is a Bon Voyage Concert for Electric Youth, coming just days before the ensemble departs on June 23rd for a three-week concert tour of Austria and Italy. The group's 13th European tour will include a return Fourth of July show at Aviano Air Force Base to entertain U.S. Troops and families stationed abroad. (more...)

Mike Stern and Bill Evans Quartet with Dennis Chambers, Bucky Pizzarelli and More Set for Birdland, Week of 6/13
 
And more!Mike Stern and Bill Evans Quartet with Dennis Chambers, Bucky Pizzarelli and More Set for Birdland, Week of 6/13 And more!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2016

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its schedule for June 13-19, featuring Mike Stern and Bill Evans Quartet with Dennis Chambers, Bucky Pizzarelli, Sean Harkness Duo and more! (more...)

SHOWBIZ AFTER HOURS WITH FRANK DILELLA, Maria Schneider Orchestra & More Set for Birdland, Week of 6/6SHOWBIZ AFTER HOURS WITH FRANK DILELLA, Maria Schneider Orchestra & More Set for Birdland, Week of 6/6
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2016

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its schedule for June 6-12, featuring Maria Schnieder Orchestra, ShowBiz After Hours with Frank DiLella, Mari Koga Quintet, and more! (more...)

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