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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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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...)

Birdland Big Band, Jane Monheit, Barbara Carroll and More Set for Birdland's End-of-Year LineupBirdland Big Band, Jane Monheit, Barbara Carroll and More Set for Birdland's End-of-Year Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2014

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its end-of-year schedule, running December 31 - January 18, including: The Birdland Big Band featuring Jane Monheit on New Year's Eve, Dave Stryker Group, Barbara Carroll, Joe Lovano, and more! (more...)

Electric Youth 2015 to Debut at The Black Box in JanuaryElectric Youth 2015 to Debut at The Black Box in January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2014

Electric Youth (EY) 2015, the international touring ensemble of talented singer-dancers trained at the Franklin School for the Performing Arts (FSPA), will debut at THE BLACK BOX in downtown Franklin on Saturday, January 10, performing two shows at 7:00 and 9:30 p.m. Backed by an eight-piece band of world-class musicians, Electric Youth delivers a fun, high-energy evening of family entertainment with an extensive range of contemporary pop, classic rock, Broadway and country hits for audiences all ages. The EY shows at THE BLACK BOX will feature fully choreographed performances of Adele, The Beatles, Aretha Franklin, Michael Jackson, Jason Mraz, Frank Sinatra, Styx and more. (more...)

Arizona Musicfest to Kick Off Jan 29; Roseanne Cash HeadlinesArizona Musicfest to Kick Off Jan 29; Roseanne Cash Headlines
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2014

Phoenix -- Arizona Musicfest, the premier Winter Music Festival, kicks off January 29 and will run throughout the month of February, concluding March 5th. (more...)

Erich Bergen, Big Band, Jay Leonhart Duo, Duchess and More Set for Birdland, 12/29-1/4Erich Bergen, Big Band, Jay Leonhart Duo, Duchess and More Set for Birdland, 12/29-1/4
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2014

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its schedule for December 29 - January 4, featuring Jane Monheit on New Year's Eve, Erich Bergen: An Early New Year's Party, Jay Leonhart Duo, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Lindsay Mendez, Barbara Carroll & More Set for Birdland in JanuaryLindsay Mendez, Barbara Carroll & More Set for Birdland in January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2014

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its January 2015 schedule, featuring The Birdland Big Band, Jane Monheit, Beegie Adair Trio, Barbara Carroll, Jay Leonhart Trio, Jim Caruso's Cast Party, Dena DeRose, Lindsay Mendez and Marco Paguia, and MORE! (more...)

2014 Deck the Hall Holiday Concerts Begin Tonight at Walt Disney Concert Hall2014 Deck the Hall Holiday Concerts Begin Tonight at Walt Disney Concert Hall
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2014

Each holiday season the Los Angeles Philharmonic celebrates at Walt Disney Concert Hall with the annual Deck the Hall holiday concerts. Beginning tonight, December 16, performances featuring an eclectic array of artists bring the joy of the season to concert goers of all ages. (more...)

Birdland to Welcome Michael Feinstein, A SWINGING BIRDLAND CHRISTMAS and More, 12/22-28Birdland to Welcome Michael Feinstein, A SWINGING BIRDLAND CHRISTMAS and More, 12/22-28
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2014

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its Christmas week schedule, running December 22 - 28, 2014 and featuring: Michael Feinstein in "Happy Holidays: Swingin' with the Big Band," Klea Blackhurst, Jane Monheit, Jim Caruso & Billy Stritch in "A Swinging Birdland Christmas," Jay Leonhart Duo, and more. Details below! (more...)

Barbara Carroll, Stacey Kent & Marcos Valle and More Set for Birdland, 12/8-14Barbara Carroll, Stacey Kent & Marcos Valle and More Set for Birdland, 12/8-14
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2014

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its schedule for December 8 - December 14, featuring Stacey Kent and Marcos Valle, 11 O'Clock Numbers, Barbara Carroll, Daniel Reichard's Decked Out Holiday Party, and more! (more...)

COM Sets December Free Concert LineupCOM Sets December Free Concert Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2014

Ring in the season in a jazz style with concerts Dec. 11 and 16 at 7:30 p.m. in the College of the Mainland Fine Arts Building Recital Hall. (more...)

Barbara Morrison Set for BIG BAND BANG ON YOUR BUCK at Encore Dinner TheatreBarbara Morrison Set for BIG BAND BANG ON YOUR BUCK at Encore Dinner Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2014

Famed singer Barbara Morrison will be the star performer in a full evening of entertainment running the gamut from jazz, blues, rhythm-and-blues and Motown in the 'Big Band Bang for Your Buck' New Year's Eve Musical Festival at the Encore Dinner Theatre. (more...)

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