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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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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...)

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...)

Chicago Jazz Orchestra Chosen As Kennedy Center Honors Gala House OrchestraChicago Jazz Orchestra Chosen As Kennedy Center Honors Gala House Orchestra
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2014

The Chicago Jazz Orchestra (CJO) under the direction of Artistic Director, Jeff Lindberg, is excited and honored to have been chosen to perform at the 37th Annual Kennedy Center Honors Gala on December 7, 2014 in Washington, D.C. This performance will mark the 26th consecutive year that the CJO has been chosen for this singular honor. (more...)

Birdland to Present Cyrill Aimee, 'HOLLYWOODLAND' Next WeekBirdland to Present Cyrill Aimee, 'HOLLYWOODLAND' Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2014

Birdland Jazz Club is pleased to announce their amazing line-up of talent for next week, November 24 - November 30, 2014, including Cyrill Aimee, Jane Monheit, Jim Caruso and Billy Stritch in "Hollywoodland: Songs from the Silver Screen" Barbara Carroll, and more. Details below! (more...)

Eliane Elias, Julie Halston and Julie Gold to Play Birdland the Week of Dec 1Eliane Elias, Julie Halston and Julie Gold to Play Birdland the Week of Dec 1
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2014

Birdland Jazz Club is pleased to announce their amazing line-up of talent for December 1 - December 7, 2014, including Eliane Elias, Julie & Julie: Starring Julie Halston and Julie Gold, Barbara Carroll, Victoria Shaw featuring Ramin Karimloo, and more. Details below! (more...)

Cellist Akua Dixon to Release Her Second CD 'Akua Dixon' 1/13Cellist Akua Dixon to Release Her Second CD 'Akua Dixon' 1/13
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2014

Her new album, 'Akua Dixon,' is a dazzling string conclave that surveys the cellist/composer/arranger's expansive stylistic reach. Dixon's label, Akua's Music, will release the disc on January 13, 2015. (more...)

2014 Deck the Hall Holiday Concerts at Walt Disney Concert Hall Begin 12/162014 Deck the Hall Holiday Concerts at Walt Disney Concert Hall Begin 12/16
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2014

Each holiday season the Los Angeles Philharmonic celebrates at Walt Disney Concert Hall with the annual Deck the Hall holiday concerts. Beginning December 16, performances featuring an eclectic array of artists bring the joy of the season to concert goers of all ages. From the famous harmonies of The Manhattan Transfer, to the Latin flair of The Arturo Sandoval Big Band, to the celebration of Hannukah with The Klezmatics, the LA Phil's wide-ranging programming provides something for everyone during this special time of year. (more...)

Michael Feinstein, Erich Bergen & More Set for Birdland in DecemberMichael Feinstein, Erich Bergen & More Set for Birdland in December
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2014

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its December 2014 schedule, featuring Michael Feinstein with Swingin' Big Band, Eliane Elias, Stacey Kent & Marcos Valle, Daniel Reichard, Erich Bergen,Barbara Carroll, "A Swinging Birdland Christmas" with Klea Blackhurst, Jane Monheit, Jim Caruso & Billy Stritch, and more! (more...)

THE SOPRANOS James Gandolfini Among 2014 New Jersey Hall of Fame InducteesTHE SOPRANOS James Gandolfini Among 2014 New Jersey Hall of Fame Inductees
by TV News Desk - Nov 10, 2014

The New Jersey Hall of Fame is honored to announce that six cast and crew members from the former HBO hit series The Sopranos will attend this year's 7th Annual 'Red Carpet' Induction Ceremony. (more...)

Birdland to Welcome The Phantom Band Playing Joe Henderson, Jane Monheit & More, 11/17-23Birdland to Welcome The Phantom Band Playing Joe Henderson, Jane Monheit & More, 11/17-23
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2014

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its schedule for November 17-23, featuring The Phantom Band: Celebrating the Music of Joe Henderson, The Marcy & Zina Show, Barbara Carroll, Jane Monheit, Jim Caruso, and Billy Stritch in "Hollywoodland: Songs from the Silver Screen," Native Soul, and more! (more...)

Karrin Allyson, Barbara Carroll and More to Play Birdland, Week of Nov 10Karrin Allyson, Barbara Carroll and More to Play Birdland, Week of Nov 10
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2014

Birdland Jazz Club is pleased to announce their amazing line-up of talent for November 10 - November 16, including Karrin Allyson, Barbara Carroll, Jane Monheit's Jazz Party, Peter Mazza, and more. Details below! (more...)

O BRAZIL Film Series Kicks Off 10/25 at Museum of the Moving ImageO BRAZIL Film Series Kicks Off 10/25 at Museum of the Moving Image
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2014

To celebrate the strength and vitality of the Brazilian film industry, Museum of the Moving Image will present a new ongoing series, O Brazil: Contemprary Brazilian Cinema. Featuring works by established directors and emerging filmmakers, this showcase will present a bird's eye view of a thriving film scene. The first installment, from November 22 through December 20, 2014, will include three films: My Mother Is a Character (Minha mãe é uma peça), starring the popular theater and TV comedian Paulo Gustavo in Brazil's biggest box-office hit of 2013; Casa Grande, Fellipe Barbosa 's coming-of-age drama that has been a hit at several international film festivals; and The Music According to Antonio Carlos Jobim (A música segundo Tom Jobim), a musical tribute to the artist who popularized bossa nova, by Cinema Novo pioneer Nelson Pereira dos Santos. (more...)

BRIAN SETZER Donates Gretsch Guitar to SmithsonianBRIAN SETZER Donates Gretsch Guitar to Smithsonian
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

Grammy Award-winning musician Brian Setzer donated his signature orange Gretsch guitar to the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History during a ceremony Oct. 17. The replica guitar is evocative of Setzer's original 1959 Gretsch 6120 'Stray Cat' guitar, for which he raided his Monopoly game for two dice drilled holes in them and attached them to take the place of the missing tone knobs. (more...)

Ron Carter Nonet, Trevor McQueen and More to Play Birdland, Week of October 27Ron Carter Nonet, Trevor McQueen and More to Play Birdland, Week of October 27
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2014

Birdland Jazz Club is pleased to announce their amazing line-up of talent for October 27 - November 2. Featuring: Ron Carter Nonet, Trevor McQueen, Barbara Carroll, The Birdland Jazz Party Featuring Vocalist Gabrielle Stravelli and more. Details below! (more...)

Trumpeter & Singer Byron Stripling to Play 'Ragtime, Blues & All That Jazz' with the Houston Symphony, 10/31-11/2Trumpeter & Singer Byron Stripling to Play 'Ragtime, Blues & All That Jazz' with the Houston Symphony, 10/31-11/2
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2014

On October 31 and November 1 and 2, the toe-tapping, captivating trumpeter and singer Byron Stripling joins the Houston Symphony for a memorable showcase of ragtime masters, blues legends and jazz classics. A spectacular trumpeter with a very wide range, a beautiful tone, and the ability to blend together many influences into his own style, Byron is an extroverted performer who brings the audience into his music. The happiness that he exudes through his trumpet, his vocals and his words is reminiscent of Louis Armstrong, yet very much his own. (more...)

Cyrill Aimee, Anita Gillette, Peter Mazza, The Lilly Awards and More Set for Birdland Next MonthCyrill Aimee, Anita Gillette, Peter Mazza, The Lilly Awards and More Set for Birdland Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2014

Birdland Jazz Club is thrilled to announce their great line-up of amazing talent for the month of November 2014. Featuring: Django Reinhardt NY Festival's 15th Anniversary, Karrin Allyson, Cyrill Aimee, Barbara Carroll, Anita Gillette, Music of Joe Henderson, Native Soul, Peter Mazza, Jim Caruso's Cast Party, and more. (more...)

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