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Duke Ellington News

Date Of Birth:
April 29, 1899
Date Of Death:
May 24, 1974 (75)
Birth Place:
Washington, DC, USA
Gender:
Male
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Adrienne Haan to Debut New Show at The Cutting Room, 4/18Adrienne Haan to Debut New Show at The Cutting Room, 4/18
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2015

Adrienne Haan, one of Europe's and America's most electrifying concert and cabaret stars, will debut her new show, Rock le Cabaret!, a rock version of French chansons newly arranged for Haan and her five piece rock band at the Cutting Room, 44 East 32nd Street, New York City on Saturday, April 18 at 4pm and 7:30pm. Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 on the day of the show, with a $20 food/drink minimum, and can be purchased online at http://tickets.thecuttingroomnyc.com/event/764151-rock-le-cabaret-new-york/, by phone at 212 691 1900, or in person at The Cutting Room box office. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Carmen de Lavellade Remembers it WellBWW Reviews: Carmen de Lavellade Remembers it Well
by Rose Marija - Mar 3, 2015

The opening night of Carmen de Lavellade's As I Remember It at the Baryshnikov Arts Center on February 19, 2015, was electric. De Lavellade was on fire. (more...)

Annie Lennox: Nostalgia Live in Concert Set for THIRTEEN's Great Performances on PBS, 4/3Annie Lennox: Nostalgia Live in Concert Set for THIRTEEN's Great Performances on PBS, 4/3
by TV News Desk - Mar 2, 2015

Throughout her four-decade career, music superstarAnnie Lennoxhas defied categorization, diving into blues, soul, folk and pop to create songs that captivate and transcend boundaries. (more...)

Guitarist Jimmy McIntosh Releases New Album Featuring Rolling Stones' Ronnie WoodGuitarist Jimmy McIntosh Releases New Album Featuring Rolling Stones' Ronnie Wood
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2015

As a follow up to 2006's 'Orleans to London', guitarist Jimmy McIntosh once again finds himself in illustrious company on his new album 'Jimmy McIntosh and...' (more...)

AMERICAN MASTERS to Pay Tribute to Bruce Sinofsky & Clark TerryAMERICAN MASTERS to Pay Tribute to Bruce Sinofsky & Clark Terry
by TV News Desk - Feb 25, 2015

American Masters pays tribute to trumpeter Clark Terry (December 14, 1920 - February 21, 2015) and filmmaker Bruce Sinofsky (March 31, 1956 - February 21, 2015) with special In Memoriam online tributes. (more...)

Larry Marshall, Michael James Leslie & More Set for KC Rep's HAIR: Retrospective, 3/20-4/12Larry Marshall, Michael James Leslie & More Set for KC Rep's HAIR: Retrospective, 3/20-4/12
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2015

Kansas City Repertory Theatre Artistic Director Eric Rosen announced today the casting for HAIR: Retrospection, under his direction. (more...)

Count Basie Orchestra Coming to Harris Center, 3/18-19Count Basie Orchestra Coming to Harris Center, 3/18-19
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2015

William 'Count' Basie started The Count Basie Orchestra in 1935, in Kansas City, Missouri. Within a year, America was listening in on popular radio shows throughout the country to hear what would become 'The greatest swing band in all the land!' A phenomenon was born in 1935 that is still going strong today! Harris Center for the Arts is proud to present this legendary orchestra. (more...)

Recording Academy Issues Statement on Passing of Musician Clark TerryRecording Academy Issues Statement on Passing of Musician Clark Terry
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2015

Jazz trumpet and flugelhorn virtuoso Clark Terry, whose career spanned more than seven decades, passed away on Saturday, February 21 at the age of 94. (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...)

Arete Productions to Stage SWING! at the New Vic Theatre, 3/5-15Arete Productions to Stage SWING! at the New Vic Theatre, 3/5-15
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2015

Arete Productions -- the performance wing of the Santa Barbara School of Performing Arts -- will present the smash Broadway musical Swing!, a high-voltage celebration of the swing era of jazz, at the New Vic Theatre, March 5-7 and March 13-15. (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...)

'54 SINGS,' Cast of THE LAST SHIP & More Set for 54 Below This Week'54 SINGS,' Cast of THE LAST SHIP & More Set for 54 Below This Week
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2015

In the coming weeks, 54 Below revisits some of our favorite Broadway productions with concert events celebrating beloved scores as well as reunions bringing together original company members. (more...)

cp2 to Open Spring 2015 Series at City Winery, 3/8cp2 to Open Spring 2015 Series at City Winery, 3/8
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2015

The Chicago Philharmonic Chamber Players (cp2) begin their Spring 2015 series at City Winery (1200 W Randolph, Chicago, IL 60607) on Sunday, March 8 at noon. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Xoregos Performing Company's HARLEM REMEMBEREDPhoto Flash: Meet the Cast of Xoregos Performing Company's HARLEM REMEMBERED
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2015

The Xoregos Performing Company is proud to present Harlem Remembered: A Tribute to the Harlem Renaissance, a series of free performances throughout Black History Month spotlighting the drama, music and poetry of the Harlem Renaissance, at various venues in New York City and Westchester and Orange counties. The program features theatrical events as well as music, dance, storytelling and poetry. BroadwayWorld has a look at the cast below! (more...)

Rutgers University Seeks New Executive DirectorRutgers University Seeks New Executive Director
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2015

Rutgers University is now seeking a new executive director to promote the university's jazz program. (more...)

Northwestern University to Celebrate Black History Month with Nottage's 'FABULATION,' Jazz, Film & MoreNorthwestern University to Celebrate Black History Month with Nottage's 'FABULATION,' Jazz, Film & More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2015

The final performances of 'Fabulation, or the Re-Education of Undine,' Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage's social satire, and a jazz concert that celebrates the music of Duke Ellington and Count Basie, are just two of the Evanston campus events at Northwestern University celebrating Black History Month. (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...)

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