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Dizzy Gillespie News

Date of Birth: October 21, 1917
Date of Death: January 06, 1993 (75)
Birth Place: Cheraw, SC, USA
Gender: Male
Christina Bianco and More Headed for Birdland This MonthChristina Bianco and More Headed for Birdland This Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2015

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup for September 14-20, 2015, featuring The Royal Bopsters Project, Christina Bianco, Birdland Big Band, and more! (more...)

NJ Symphony to Welcome Branford Marsalis for Opening Weekend, 9/25-27NJ Symphony to Welcome Branford Marsalis for Opening Weekend, 9/25-27
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2015

The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Jacques Lacombe welcome legendary saxophonist Branford Marsalis for the Orchestra's 2015-16 opening-weekend concerts, September 25-27 in Newark and New Brunswick. (more...)

Arturo O'Farrill, Darius de Haas and More Set for Birdland, Week of Sept 7Arturo O'Farrill, Darius de Haas and More Set for Birdland, Week of Sept 7
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2015

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup for September 7-13, 2015, including Arturo O'Farrill, Darius de Haas, Birdland Jazz Party, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Turtle Island Quartet & Cyrus Chestnut Set for Dizzy's, 10/8Turtle Island Quartet & Cyrus Chestnut Set for Dizzy's, 10/8
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2015

With their trademark wit, virtuosity and irreverence for traditional genre demarcations, the members of the Turtle Island Quartet are the perfect candidates to put a thoroughly unique spin on the works of Jelly Roll Morton, Scott Joplin and Thelonious Monk, drawing out surprising connections along the way. On their brand new program, Jelly, Rags & Monk, the Turtle Island Quartet reunites for the third time with the extraordinary jazz pianist Cyrus Chestnut, after a series of special performances for TIQ's 25th anniversary season with mandolinist Mike Marshall that featured “astonishing versatility,” according to The Washington Post. (more...)

Savoy Jazz to Release CHARLIE PARKER: THE COMPLETE SAVOY AND DIAL STUDIO RECORDINGS 1944--1948' on VinylSavoy Jazz to Release CHARLIE PARKER: THE COMPLETE SAVOY AND DIAL STUDIO RECORDINGS 1944--1948' on Vinyl
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2015

Savoy Jazz will reissue their Grammy nominated collection of jazz pioneer Charlie Parker's seminal recordings from the 1940's, 'CHARLIE PARKER: THE COMPLETE SAVOY AND DIAL STUDIO RECORDINGS 19441948' on 180 gram vinyl in a 10 LP set. (more...)

Cyrus Chestnut Trio and More Set for First Week of Sept 2015 at BirdlandCyrus Chestnut Trio and More Set for First Week of Sept 2015 at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2015

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its schedule for the first week of September 2015, featuring Cyrus Chestnut Trio, Birdland Jazz Party, Barbara Carroll, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Ann Hampton Callaway to Release New Christmas Album This FallAnn Hampton Callaway to Release New Christmas Album This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2015

THE HOPE OF CHRISTMAS is a new collection of Christmas songs interpreted by multiplatinum-selling singer, Tony nominated actress, pianist and leading champion of the American songbook, Ann Hampton Callaway, with lyrics by two-time Emmy® Award winner William Schermerhorn, and featuring twenty-nine of the world's best jazz musicians, including Five Play, New York Voices, Hubert Laws, Claudio Roditi, Gerald Albright, The Ted Rosenthal Trio and more. The recording will be released on Friday, October 9 by the MCG Jazz record label (Marty Ashby, producer). (more...)

Brian Setzer Orchestra Comes to Omaha, 11/15; Tickets on Sale This FridayBrian Setzer Orchestra Comes to Omaha, 11/15; Tickets on Sale This Friday
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2015

On the heels of announcing ROCKIN' RUDOLPH -- their first studio Christmas album in 10 years that's due out Friday, October 16 via Surfdog Records -- BRIAN SETZER and THE BRIAN SETZER ORCHESTRA have revealed the itinerary for their 2015 '12th Annual Christmas Rocks! Tour.' (more...)

Tickets to Don McLean and Judy Collins, Fab Four & More at bergenPAC on Sale FridayTickets to Don McLean and Judy Collins, Fab Four & More at bergenPAC on Sale Friday
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2015

New shows on sale this week at bergenPAC: The Brian Setzer Orchestra 12th Annual Christmas Rocks! Tour – Saturday, November 28, 2015 at 8PM; Fab Four – Friday, February 19, 2016 at 8PM; Don McLean and Judy Collins – Saturday, April 9, 2016 at 8PM; New Jersey Ballet's Don Quixote – Saturday, April 23, 2016 at 8PM; and New Jersey Ballet's Cinderella – Sunday April 24, 2016 at 1PM and 4PM. Tickets go on sale Friday, August 21, 2015 at 11AM at www.ticketmaster.com or by calling bergenPAC's Box Office at 201.227.1030. (more...)

Coltrane Revisited, Christina Bianco, Anthony de Mare and More Set for Birdland This SeptColtrane Revisited, Christina Bianco, Anthony de Mare and More Set for Birdland This Sept
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2015

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its September 2015 schedule, featuring Cyrus Chestnut Trio, Arturo O'Farrill, The Birdland Big Band, Darius de Haas, Coltrane Revisited, The Royal Bopsters Project, Jim Caruso's Cast Party and more! (more...)

Klea Blackhurst, Barbara Carroll & More Set for Birdland, Week of 8/24Klea Blackhurst, Barbara Carroll & More Set for Birdland, Week of 8/24
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2015

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its schedule for August 24-31, featuring Charlie Parker Birthday Celebration, Barbara Carroll, Birdland Jazz Party, and more! (more...)

bergenPAC to Host 'Live at the Cabaret - Volume 5: The Roy Assaf Trio,' 9/10bergenPAC to Host 'Live at the Cabaret - Volume 5: The Roy Assaf Trio,' 9/10
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2015

Bergen Performing Arts Center located at 30 North Van Brunt Street in Englewood, New Jersey and The BulLion Foundation present a bergenPAC Cultural Initiative Show: Live at the Cabaret - Volume 5: Roy Assaf Trio, Thursday, September 10th, 2015 from at 7PM. The show will be held in the Drapkin Cabaret and Lounge for an intimate live experience. Purchase tickets to see the Roy Assaf Trio at www.ticketmaster.com or Box Office at 201.227.1030. (more...)

Wynton Marsalis to Headline NJCU Alumni Jazz Big Band Tribute to Clark Terry, 9/10Wynton Marsalis to Headline NJCU Alumni Jazz Big Band Tribute to Clark Terry, 9/10
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2015

Acclaimed trumpeter Wynton Marsalis will perform a 'Tribute to Clark Terry' with the New Jersey City University Alumni Jazz Big Band conducted by NJCU Professor Richard Lowenthal.  (more...)

Birdland Jazz Club Forms New Artist Management CompanyBirdland Jazz Club Forms New Artist Management Company
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2015

Birdland Jazz Club has announced the formation of AB Artists, Artist Management and Booking. The new venture will operate out of Birdland's offices at 315 West 44th Street in NYC and will provide artist services ranging from personal management and domestic booking to royalty administration, recording production and administration, and career development. (more...)

Renowned Barbara Morrison to Perform at Hollywood's Catalina Jazz Club Aug. 7-8Renowned Barbara Morrison to Perform at Hollywood's Catalina Jazz Club Aug. 7-8
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2015

?Renowned jazz singer Barbara Morrison will perform with the Bu Crew at the Catalina Bar & Grill on Friday and Saturday. The show begins at 8:30 p.m. (more...)

The Nash Presents PAPA, BIRDSEED, and More in AugustThe Nash Presents PAPA, BIRDSEED, and More in August
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2015

August storms in to Phoenix with a blast of incredible jazz, as local and visiting artists fill the calendar at The Nash. BIRDSEED brings an all - Charlie Parker concert, the new funky band MR. PEOPLE hit the stage for First Friday, and PAPA DEFRANCESCO shows audiences where son Joey got his chops from. (more...)

Baratunde Thurston and Sara Ramirez to Host First Ever TED TALKS LIVE at Town Hall This FallBaratunde Thurston and Sara Ramirez to Host First Ever TED TALKS LIVE at Town Hall This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2015

TED, the nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading, and PBS are thrilled to announce the first ever TED TALKS LIVE, a six?night speaker event featuring TED Talks, short films and performances at The Town Hall (123 West 43rd Street) in New York's famed Theater District. (more...)

Jacob's Pillow to Welcome Havana-Based Malpaso Dance Company, 8/5-9Jacob's Pillow to Welcome Havana-Based Malpaso Dance Company, 8/5-9
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

A charismatic new force in contemporary dance, Havana-based Malpaso Dance Company comes to Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival's intimate Ted Shawn Theatre, August 5-9. (more...)

Chucho Valdes, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Flamenco Festival & More Set for World Music Institute's 2015-16 SeasonChucho Valdes, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Flamenco Festival & More Set for World Music Institute's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2015

The World Music Institute has announced its 30th Anniversary, 2015-16 season -- the debut season for Artistic Director Par Neiburger. Recognizing the ever-expanding nature of world music, Neiburger showcases the experimental and avant-garde along with the classic. (more...)

St. James Studio Sets EFG London Jazz Festival EventsSt. James Studio Sets EFG London Jazz Festival Events
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2015

The St. James Studio is delighted to announce 16 events taking place over ten days in November as part of the EFG London Jazz Festival 2015. The St. James has been involved with the festival every year since the studio opened in October 2012, each year presenting more events than the last. Collaborating with established producers JBGB Events, Fane Management and Word Theatre, the St. James is proud to present a broad programme of lunchtime, evening and late night performances, catering for all tastes and bringing the finest artists to the St. James Studio stage. (more...)

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