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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Dizzy Gillespie News

Date of Birth: October 21, 1917
Date of Death: January 06, 1993 (75)
Birth Place: Cheraw, SC, USA
Gender: Male
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater to Return to Paris, Basel, Germany and CopenhagenAlvin Ailey American Dance Theater to Return to Paris, Basel, Germany and Copenhagen
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, recognized by U.S. Congress as 'a vital American cultural ambassador to the world,' returns to Paris, Basel, several German cities, and Copenhagen to perform 15 ballets from July 4 - September 10. (more...)

Saxophone Summit, Eric Comstock & Sean Smith and More Coming Up at Birdland This SummerSaxophone Summit, Eric Comstock & Sean Smith and More Coming Up at Birdland This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup for June 26-July 2, including Saxophone Summit with Joe Lovano, Dave Liebman, and Greg Osby, Nancy Valentine, Eric Comstock and Sean Smith, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Blue Note Expands Ops to South AmericaBlue Note Expands Ops to South America
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

Blue Note Entertainment Group (BNEG) - the organization that owns, operates, licenses, and/or programs 10 music venues worldwide - announced today expansion to South America, opening the iconic Blue Note Jazz Club in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The expansion to Rio marks the eighth Blue Note Jazz Club location worldwide (joining locations in New York, NY; Tokyo and Nagoya, Japan; Milan, Italy; Waikiki, Hawaii; Beijing, China; Napa, California). (more...)

Ailey's Lincoln Center Engagement Continues Through Father's DayAiley's Lincoln Center Engagement Continues Through Father's Day
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's 2017 Lincoln Center engagement continues with six performances left to enjoy with loved ones through Sunday, June 18. (more...)

Melissa Errico, Karrin Allyson, Cast Party and More Coming Up at Birdland This JulyMelissa Errico, Karrin Allyson, Cast Party and More Coming Up at Birdland This July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its July 2017 lineup, featuring The Django Reinhardt NY Festival All Stars, Alicia Olatuja, Karrin Allyson, Louis Hayes Quintet, Joe Alterman Trio, Nestor Torres, Melissa Errico, Mark Winkler, Jim Caruso's Cast Party, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Young Jazz Sensations to Perform at The NashYoung Jazz Sensations to Perform at The Nash
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

The Nash announces its 'Catch A Rising Star' Summer Concert Series featuring performances by young Arizona jazz artists.  The musicians range from high school to recent college graduates between ages of 18 - 24, who either are based or were raised in Arizona.    Curated by The Nash, this series provides a platform for these emerging artists to gain prominence in the jazz community. (more...)

NJPAC Announces the 2017 TD James Moody Jazz Festival Line-UpNJPAC Announces the 2017 TD James Moody Jazz Festival Line-Up
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

The sixth annual TD James Moody Jazz Festival (November 4-12) is packed with performances by today's most listened-to luminaries on the jazz scene. (more...)

Stacey Kent and More Coming Up This Month at BirdlandStacey Kent and More Coming Up This Month at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2017

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup for June 19-June 25, featuring Stacey Kent, Lynn Stein, Beegie Adair and Monica Ramey, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Music Mountain Continues 88th Season with Peter Serkin and Anna PolonskyMusic Mountain Continues 88th Season with Peter Serkin and Anna Polonsky
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2017

Music Mountain, America's Oldest Continuing Summer Chamber Music Festival, continues its 88th season with a very special program featuring renowned pianist Peter Serkin with Anna Polonsky performing works by Bach, Beethoven, Brahms and Schubert for Piano 4 Hands on Sunday, July 2nd (3pm). The weekend gets off to a swinging start on Saturday, July 1st (6:30pm) with Swingtime Big Band! Concerts are scheduled thru September 17th.   (more...)

Alvin Ailey's 2017 Lincoln Center Five-Day Engagement Begins 6/14Alvin Ailey's 2017 Lincoln Center Five-Day Engagement Begins 6/14
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, led by Artistic Director Robert Battle, will return to Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts for a five-day, seven-performance engagement at the David H. Koch Theater from June 14 - 18. (more...)

Carole Demas and Sarah Rice to Celebrate Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt in THANK YOU FOR YOUR LOVECarole Demas and Sarah Rice to Celebrate Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt in THANK YOU FOR YOUR LOVE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

Broadway veterans Carole Demas, who originated the role of Sandy in Grease, and Sarah Rice, who originated the role of Johanna in Sweeney Todd, have teamed up to celebrate the music of Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt, composers of THE FANTASTICKS, 110 IN THE SHADE, I DO! I DO! and more. Demas and Rice have based their show on their 50 years of work and personal relationships with Jones and Schmidt.  (more...)

MFAH Presents 5th Annual Jazz on FilmMFAH Presents 5th Annual Jazz on Film
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

On four weekends in June, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, presents the fifth edition of Jazz on Film. Organized by returning guest curator Peter Lucas, this year's Jazz on Film series includes eight films highlighting jazz soundtracks and legendary musicians. (more...)

Freddy Cole Quartet and More Coming Up This Month at BirdlandFreddy Cole Quartet and More Coming Up This Month at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup for June 12-June 18, featuring Freddy Cole Quartet, Donald Vega, The John Pizzarelli Trio With Special Guest Veronica Swift, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Pittsburgh Symphony's PNC Pops Season to Close with 'ELLA & LOUIS'Pittsburgh Symphony's PNC Pops Season to Close with 'ELLA & LOUIS'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

It don't mean a thing if it ain't got that swing —the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and guest conductor Lawrence Loh celebrate the music of Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong during the final weekend of the 2016-2017 PNC Pops season on June 16-18 at Heinz Hall. (more...)

Kennedy Center Announces 2017-2018 Jazz SeasonKennedy Center Announces 2017-2018 Jazz Season
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2017

???????The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts today announced programming for its 2017–2018 jazz season, the sixth presented under Artistic Director for Jazz Jason Moran, who has extended his contract with the Kennedy Center to continue in this role through 2021. The season features celebrations of some of the jazz world's greatest luminaries and shines a light on contemporary artists. Under Moran's direction, the Kennedy Center remains committed to artist-centered jazz programming, which presents a wide spectrum of artists and work that highlights the rich and diverse history of this American art form while simultaneously looking forward to new frontiers. (more...)

Troy Roberts, Amanda McBroom and More Coming Up This June at BirdlandTroy Roberts, Amanda McBroom and More Coming Up This June at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup for June 5-June 11, featuring Troy Roberts, Amanda McBroom, Veronica Swift, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Electric Youth Presents Bon Voyage Show in Advance of 14th European Concert TourElectric Youth Presents Bon Voyage Show in Advance of 14th European Concert Tour
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Electric Youth (EY) 2017, the international touring ensemble of talented singer-dancers trained at the Franklin School for the Performing Arts (FSPA), presents a Bon Voyage concert at THE BLACK BOX in downtown Franklin on Saturday, June 24 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Sylvia Brooks, Jazz Vocalist, Performs in Concert to Celebrate Release of 'The Arrangement'Sylvia Brooks, Jazz Vocalist, Performs in Concert to Celebrate Release of 'The Arrangement'
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

???????From Jazz Noir to Technicolor, jazz vocalist Sylvia Brooks, Tarzana resident, ?reveals a vivid array of new emotional hues on her about to be released third CD, The Arrangement, a beautifully intimate collaboration with the talents of brilliant Los Angeles arrangers. In celebration of the release, Brooks along with her arrangers will perform in concert at Catalina Jazz Club in Hollywood on Wednesday, June 7 at 8:30 p.m. (more...)

Christina Bianco, Ravi Coltrane and More Coming Up This Spring at BirdlandChristina Bianco, Ravi Coltrane and More Coming Up This Spring at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup for May 29-June 4, featuring Ravi Coltrane, Veronica Swift, Christina Bianco, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Jazz Power Initiative's Spring Benefit to Honor Bob Dorough and More at The Dimenna CenterJazz Power Initiative's Spring Benefit to Honor Bob Dorough and More at The Dimenna Center
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

The Jazz Power Initiative (formerly The Jazz Drama Program) will hold its Spring Benefit Gala -- An Evening of Celebration and Song -- on Wednesday, June, 7, 2017 from 7 - 9 PM at The Dimenna Center, New York (450 West 37th Street), it was announced today by Eli Yamin, the organization's Managing and Artistic Director. (more...)

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