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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
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Emily Skinner, Steve Kazee, 'LOVE IS A BATTLEFIELD' and More Set for Rockwell Next MonthEmily Skinner, Steve Kazee, 'LOVE IS A BATTLEFIELD' and More Set for Rockwell Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2015

Los Feliz is raining shows and show tunes this March at ROCKWELL Table and Stage, L.A.'s premier spot for extraordinary entertainment and sensational dining experiences (for before, during or after the shows!) - where you can have a great lunch or dinner on our outside patio, enjoy specialty cocktails and see some of the best entertainment Los Angeles has to offer! (more...)

Mike Stern and Bill Evans Band, Barbara Carroll and More Set for Birdland, Week of March 2Mike Stern and Bill Evans Band, Barbara Carroll and More Set for Birdland, Week of March 2
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2015

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup for March 2 - March 8, including Mike Stern and Bill Evans Band, The Breithaupt Brothers, Barbara Carroll, Jazz Party with Natalie Douglas, and more. Details below! (more...)

CJO to Welcome Pianist Monty Alexander This SpringCJO to Welcome Pianist Monty Alexander This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2015

The Chicago Jazz Orchestra (CJO) under the direction of Artistic Director, Jeff Lindberg, presents its spring concert series beginning with its April 11th performance featuring pianist Monty Alexander. Alexander will be featured in a performance of his own special brand of American jazz, popular song and music from his native Jamaica, performing with the 17-piece CJO. (more...)

Rattlestick to Welcome Vanessa Redgrave for One-Night-Only LAST TRAIN TO PARIS ReadingRattlestick to Welcome Vanessa Redgrave for One-Night-Only LAST TRAIN TO PARIS Reading
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2015

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater artistic director David Van Asselt and managing director Brian Long have announced that Vanessa Redgrave will perform a one-night-only reading of a dramatic adaptation of the novel Last Train to Paris by Michele Zackheim on Monday, March 30 at 7pm at the Cherry Lane Theatre, 38 Commerce Street. (more...)

The Nash Series Presents EXPLORING MASTERS OF JAZZ, 3/10The Nash Series Presents EXPLORING MASTERS OF JAZZ, 3/10
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2015

April is Jazz Appreciation month and in recognition, the Nash announces a new series of classes for the public to learn about the history of jazz by examining the great masters. This four-part series will be led by ASU jazz instructor, Dr. Jeffry Libman, who will present four weekly Wednesday morning sessions in April each focusing on a different jazz instrument and its master musicians and vocalists. Dr. Libman will lead the discussions with histories and recordings from the great masters such as John Coltrane, Dizzie Gillespie, Thelonious Monk and Billie Holiday. (more...)

Mike Stern & Bill Evans Band, BEAUTIFUL's Anika Larsen and More Set for Birdland Next MonthMike Stern & Bill Evans Band, BEAUTIFUL's Anika Larsen and More Set for Birdland Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2015

Birdland Jazz Club just announced its March 2015 schedule, featuring Mike Stern and Bill Evans Band, Barbara Carroll, John Abercrombie Quartet, Sheila Jordan with the Steve Kuhn Trio, Kevin Mahogany, Anika Larsen featuring Jessie Mueller and Jarrod Spector, Jim Caruso's Cast Party, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Steps Ahead 35th Anniversary, Barbara Carroll & More Set for Week of 2/23 at BirdlandSteps Ahead 35th Anniversary, Barbara Carroll & More Set for Week of 2/23 at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2015

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its upcoming performances running through the end of February, including Steps Ahead 35th Anniversary, Barbara Carroll, Rotem Sivan and Peter Bernstein Duo, Jazz Party with Natalie Douglas, and more. (more...)

CHF Names New Artistic DirectorCHF Names New Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2015

The Chicago Humanities Festival (CHF) announced today the appointment of Jonathan Elmer as its new Marilynn Thoma Artistic Director and Alison Cuddy as Associate Artistic Director. (more...)

Billy Childs Jazz Quartet, Barbara Carroll & More Come to Birdland, Beginning 2/16Billy Childs Jazz Quartet, Barbara Carroll & More Come to Birdland, Beginning 2/16
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2015

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its schedule for February 16 - February 22, including the Billy Childs Jazz Quartet, Barbara Carroll, Jazz Party with Natalie Douglas, and more. Details below! (more...)

Grammy Nominee Barbara Morrison to Perform in Grosse Pointe, 2/13-14Grammy Nominee Barbara Morrison to Perform in Grosse Pointe, 2/13-14
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2015

Renowned singer Barbara Morrison, a Michigan native who has been nominated for a Grammy Award in 2015, will perform with the Sean Dobbins Trio at the Dirty Dog Jazz Club in Grosse Pointe on Feb. 13-14. (more...)

Marilyn Maye, Sarah Gazarek & More Set for Birdland, Week of 2/9Marilyn Maye, Sarah Gazarek & More Set for Birdland, Week of 2/9
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2015

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its schedule for February 9 - February 15, featuring Marilyn Maye, Sarah Gazarek, Jazz Party with Natalie Douglas and more! (more...)

John Pizzarelli Quartet, Noah Haidu and More Set for Birdland, Week of Feb 2John Pizzarelli Quartet, Noah Haidu and More Set for Birdland, Week of Feb 2
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2015

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup for the week of February 2 - 8, including John Pizzarelli Quartet, The Noah Haidu Quartet, Jazz Party with Joelle Lurie, and more. Details below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: STACY SULLIVAN Brings 'On The Air' to the Metropolitan RoomPhoto Coverage: STACY SULLIVAN Brings 'On The Air' to the Metropolitan Room
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jan 17, 2015

Stacy Sullivan will reprise 'On the Air,' honoring the legacy of of Marian McPartland, harmonic genius and composer, who created 'Piano Jazz,' the longest running cultural program in the history of National Public Radio. The show will play one show only at Metropolitan Room on Friday, January 16th at 9:30pm. BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at the show below! (more...)

Steve Lippia Sinatra Centennial, Lindsay Mendez and More Set for Birdland, Week of Jan 26Steve Lippia Sinatra Centennial, Lindsay Mendez and More Set for Birdland, Week of Jan 26
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2015

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its schedule for January 26 - February 1, featuring Steve Lippia Sinatra Centennial, Lindsay Mendez and Marco Paguia, Jazz Party with Natalie Douglas, and more. Details below! (more...)

John Pizzarelli Quartet, Marilyn Maye, Broadway Belts for PFF and More Come to Birdland in Feb 2015John Pizzarelli Quartet, Marilyn Maye, Broadway Belts for PFF and More Come to Birdland in Feb 2015
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2015

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its February 2015 schedule, featuring John Pizzarelli Quartet, Marilyn Maye, Sarah Gazarek, Billy Childs Jazz Quartet, The 5th Annual Broadway Belts for PFF, Jim Caruso's Cast Party, and more. Details below! (more...)

PRISM Quartet Announces New Album, HERITAGE/EVOLUTION, Volume 1PRISM Quartet Announces New Album, HERITAGE/EVOLUTION, Volume 1
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2015

Constantly in search of new musical terrain, the PRISM Quartet (Timothy McAllister, Taimur Sullivan, Matthew Levy, and Zachary Shemon)—“one of America's finest saxophone quartets for three decades” (The New Yorker)—celebrates its 30th anniversary with a groundbreaking recording: Heritage/Evolution, Volume 1. (more...)

Chan Centre to Offer Jazz Double Bill, 2/15Chan Centre to Offer Jazz Double Bill, 2/15
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2015

The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) is proud to present an evening of jazz and cross-genre musical exploration in a spectacular double bill featuring drummer, composer, producer, and entrepreneur, Terri Lyne Carrington's Mosaic Project and vocalist and Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition winner Cécile McLorin Salvant on Sunday, February 15 at 7pm in the Chan Shun Concert Hall. The concert will be preceded by a pre-concert talk with Terri Lyne Carrington, moderated by CBC's Margaret Gallagher, at 6:15pm in the Royal Bank Cinema, during which Carrington will discuss her GRAMMY Award-winning The Mosaic Project. (more...)

Beegie Adair, Dena DeRose & More Set for Birdland, Week of 1/19Beegie Adair, Dena DeRose & More Set for Birdland, Week of 1/19
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2015

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its upcoming schedule for January 19 - January 25, including Beegie Adair featuring Monica Ramey, Dena DeRose, Jazz Party with Natalie Douglas and more! (more...)

Chris Pena, Rodney Whitaker Quartet, Carmela y Mas and More Set for The Nash This MonthChris Pena, Rodney Whitaker Quartet, Carmela y Mas and More Set for The Nash This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2015

January brings a full roster of live jazz to downtown Phoenix. Highlights include a free concert, Hot Dogs and Jazz, to kick off our new Family Series, several Latin Jazz performances to heat up the new year and the incredible Rodney Whitaker Quartet. Sunday Jam Sessions continue each Sunday evening, as well as mainstream and contemporary jazz concerts each weekend. (more...)

Stacy Sullivan Reprises ON THE AIR at Metropolitan Room, 1/16Stacy Sullivan Reprises ON THE AIR at Metropolitan Room, 1/16
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2014

Stacy Sullivan, will reprise 'On the Air," honoring the legacy of of Marian McPartland, harmonic genius and composer, who created "Piano Jazz," the longest running cultural program in the history of National Public Radio. The show will play one show only at Metropolitan Room on Friday, January 16th at 9:30pm. (more...)

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