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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
Dee Dee Bridgewater, Irvin Mayfield and The New Orleans Jazz Orchestra to Return to Holland CenterDee Dee Bridgewater, Irvin Mayfield and The New Orleans Jazz Orchestra to Return to Holland Center
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2016

Take a journey through the rich history of New Orleans with Grammy Award-winning Dee Dee Bridgewater, trumpeter Irvin Mayfield and the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra at the Holland Performing Arts Center, 12th and Douglas streets, Saturday, March 12, 2016, at 8 p.m. (more...)

THE BRIDGE 'BRINGING AMERICA TOGETHER' Set for 2/19 at LPRTHE BRIDGE 'BRINGING AMERICA TOGETHER' Set for 2/19 at LPR
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2016

For Black History Month, introducing a new dramatic and musical telling of the African-American experience narrated by Allan Harris and accompanied by a trio of the country's finest musicians. The Bridge 'Bringing America Together' is set for 8:30 PM at (Le) Poisson Rouge, New York, 158 Bleeker St. (more...)

NUTTY PROFESSOR Reunion, John Pizzarelli Quartet and More Coming Up at BirdlandNUTTY PROFESSOR Reunion, John Pizzarelli Quartet and More Coming Up at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2016

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup for February 15-21, including the John Pizzarelli Quartet, The Nutty Professor Reunion Concert, Marcus Elliott Quartet, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Jenn Colella and Michael James Scott to Headline FPAC's 'BROADWAY IN FRANKLIN'Jenn Colella and Michael James Scott to Headline FPAC's 'BROADWAY IN FRANKLIN'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2016

Franklin Performing Arts Company (FPAC) presents Broadway In Franklin: A Weekend with the Stars on February 26-28, featuring Broadway headliners Jenn Colella and Michael James Scott in a Broadway Revue of show-stopping numbers from the Great White Way. (more...)

Cuba's Malpaso Dance Company to Perform with Grammy Winner Arturo O'Farrill at Meany Hall, 3/3-5Cuba's Malpaso Dance Company to Perform with Grammy Winner Arturo O'Farrill at Meany Hall, 3/3-5
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2016

The UW World Series presents the Seattle debut of one of Cuba's leading contemporary dance troupes, Malpaso Dance Company, performing at Meany Hall on the University of Washington campus from March 3-5. The program features live music by Grammy Award-winning Cuban-American composer Arturo O'Farrill and the Afro Latin Jazz Ensemble. (more...)

Dee Dee Bridgewater & Irvin Mayfield, with New Orleans Jazz Orchestra, Ignite the Chan CentreDee Dee Bridgewater & Irvin Mayfield, with New Orleans Jazz Orchestra, Ignite the Chan Centre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2016

The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) presents renowned jazz vocalist Dee Dee Bridgewater with Irvin Mayfield and his New Orleans Jazz Orchestra (NOJO), February 27, 2016 at 8pm in the Chan Shun Concert Hall. (more...)

Jazz at the 'Ville Presents Chris VadalaJazz at the 'Ville Presents Chris Vadala
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2016

Office of Visual & Performing Arts, Millersville UniversityThe MU Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Lab Band will perform with special guest Chris Vadala, one of the country's foremost woodwind artists who has performed with musical legends including Ella Fitzgerald, B. B. King, and Ray Charles, on Friday, February 19 at 7:30 p.m. at the Winter Center. (more...)

Linda Lavin, NUTTY PROFESSOR Reunion and More Set for Birdland This FebruaryLinda Lavin, NUTTY PROFESSOR Reunion and More Set for Birdland This February
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2016

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its February 2016 lineup, featuring Jane Monheit, Monterey Jazz Allstars, Nicolas King, The Birdland Big Band, Showbiz After Hours with Frank DiLella, John Pizzarelli Quartet, Birdland Jazz Party, Jim Caruso's Cast Party, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Frank DiLella & Jonathan Groff, Stacey Sullivan and More Coming Up This Month at BirdlandFrank DiLella & Jonathan Groff, Stacey Sullivan and More Coming Up This Month at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2016

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its schedule for January 11-24, 2016, including Stacy Sullivan, Merman's Apprentice, Stacey Kent, ShowBiz After Hours with Frank DiLella, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Chan Centre to Welcome Branford Marsalis for Vancouver PremiereChan Centre to Welcome Branford Marsalis for Vancouver Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2016

The Branford Marsalis Quartet was formed in 1986 and quickly raised the bar for other ensembles of its kind. The New York Times praised the group's most recent album release, Four MF's Playin' Tunes (2012), as "a knockout: hard-nosed and hyperacute, tradition-minded but modern." For this Chan Centre appearance, Branford is joined by his stellar, musically adventurous quartet featuring Joey Calderazzo on piano, Eric Revis on bass, and Justin Faulkner on drums. (more...)

Electric Youth Presents International Touring Ensemble from Franklin School for the Performing ArtsElectric Youth Presents International Touring Ensemble from Franklin School for the Performing Arts
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2016

Electric Youth (EY) 2016, the international touring ensemble of talented singer-dancers trained at the Franklin School for the Performing Arts (FSPA), headlines at THE BLACK BOX in downtown Franklin on Saturday, January 9, debuting two shows at 6:30 and 8:30 p.m. (more...)

Daniel Smith, World's Most Recorded Bassoon Soloist, Dies at 77Daniel Smith, World's Most Recorded Bassoon Soloist, Dies at 77
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2015

Daniel Smith, who was one of the few bassoonists recording and performing in both Jazz and Classical music, described as the "Gerry Mulligan of The Bassoon", in the world of Jazz and the "Rampal of The Bassoon" in classical music, dies at 77 on December 19, 2015 in Brooklyn, NY.  (more...)

Birdland Big Band, Eliane Elias & More Set for Birdland in Coming WeeksBirdland Big Band, Eliane Elias & More Set for Birdland in Coming Weeks
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2015

Birdland will kick-off their great week of programming with the following acts: (more...)

BWW Review: Whether Jazzy or Bluesy, Catherine Russell & Her Sextet Offer Audiences Enthralling Performances of Iconic Music at BirdlandBWW Review: Whether Jazzy or Bluesy, Catherine Russell & Her Sextet Offer Audiences Enthralling Performances of Iconic Music at Birdland
by Alix Cohen - Dec 16, 2015

“If they wrote'm like that today,” Catherine Russell sighs after a particularly saucy number during her show last night at Birdland, “I wouldn't have to go back 90 years.” A Russell show is like actually being there then--primarily from the early 1900s through the 1940s. Which is not to say the artist sacrifices her own, original phrasing for imitation, but rather that feelings evoked by stylish arrangements and spot-on attitude transport us. She offers her audiences vivid authenticity, musical backbone. (more...)

Stacey Kent, Musette Explosion, Jim Caruso's Cast Party and More Set for Birdland This JanuaryStacey Kent, Musette Explosion, Jim Caruso's Cast Party and More Set for Birdland This January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2015

Birdland Jazz Club has just announced its January 2016 schedule, featuring Stacey Kent, Jeff Lorber Fusion, The Birdland Big Band, Musette Explosion, Showbiz After Hours with Frank DiLella, Mack Avenue Superband, Birdland Jazz Party, Jim Caruso's Cast Party and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

A Swingin' Birdland Christmas, Freddy Cole & More Set for Birdland, Week of 12/21A Swingin' Birdland Christmas, Freddy Cole & More Set for Birdland, Week of 12/21
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2015

Birdland will kick-off their great week of programming with the following acts: (more...)

Opera Philadelphia's Charlie Parker's YARDBIRD to Receive New York Premiere, 4/1/16Opera Philadelphia's Charlie Parker's YARDBIRD to Receive New York Premiere, 4/1/16
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2015

The Apollo Theater and Opera Philadelphia announced today that Charlie Parker's YARDBIRD will have its New York premiere in a co-production between the two institutions, April 1 and 3, 2016.  The engagement marks the first time opera will be performed on the Apollo Theater stage, and the first time Opera Philadelphia will play New York.  (more...)

Charlie Parker's YARDBIRD to Receive New York Premiere in April 2016Charlie Parker's YARDBIRD to Receive New York Premiere in April 2016
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2015

The Apollo Theater and Opera Philadelphia announced today that Charlie Parker's YARDBIRD will have its New York premiere in a co-production between the two institutions, April 1 and 3, 2016.  The engagement marks the first time opera will be performed on the Apollo Theater stage, and the first time Opera Philadelphia will play New York.  (more...)

CHARLIE PARKER'S YARDBIRD Receives a New York Premiere at the Apollo, 4/3CHARLIE PARKER'S YARDBIRD Receives a New York Premiere at the Apollo, 4/3
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2015

CHARLIE PARKER'S YARDBIRD receives a New York premiere, Friday, April 1 at 8PM & Sunday, April 3 at 3PM. (more...)

Catherine Russell Sextet, Apollo Link and More Set for Week of Dec 14 at BirdlandCatherine Russell Sextet, Apollo Link and More Set for Week of Dec 14 at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2015

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup for December 14 - 20, featuring Catherine Russell Sextet, Apollo Link, Birdland Big Band, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

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