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Date Of Birth:
April 29, 1899
Date Of Death:
May 24, 1974 (75)
Birth Place:
Washington, DC, USA
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Duke Ellington Center's 2014 RING DEM BELLS Holiday Party and Concert Set for Dec 8Duke Ellington Center's 2014 RING DEM BELLS Holiday Party and Concert Set for Dec 8
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2014

This year's "Ring Dem Bells" holiday party will take place on Monday evening, December 8, 2014, at Landmark On the Park, a popular event venue at 160 Central Park West (at 76th Street). (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...)

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...)

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy's Wild and Swinging Holiday Party to Play Orleans Showroom, 12/29-30Big Bad Voodoo Daddy's Wild and Swinging Holiday Party to Play Orleans Showroom, 12/29-30
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2014

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy will bring their trademark big band sound to The Orleans Showroom on December 29 and 30 for Big Bad Voodoo Daddy's Wild and Swinging Holiday Party. (more...)

Free Concert UNDER THE MISTLETOE Set for Lincoln Center, 12/20Free Concert UNDER THE MISTLETOE Set for Lincoln Center, 12/20
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2014

Need a little music? Need a little laughter? Need a little singing, ringing through the rafter? Then take that road before you and come see high stepping showgirls at this toe-tapping celebration of mistletoe and holiday madness. (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 NYFOS Continues Its 2014-15 Mainstage Series with HARLEM RENAISSANCE, 12/9The NYFOS Continues Its 2014-15 Mainstage Series with HARLEM RENAISSANCE, 12/9
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2014

Fifty years after the passage of the Civil Rights Act, the New York Festival of Songbrings back one of its most beloved shows, HARLEM RENAISSANCE, on Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at 8:00 pm as it continues the 2014-15 Mainstage series atMerkin Concert Hall. (more...)

AMERICAN HUSTLE Original Motion Picture Soundtrack to Be Released 11/28AMERICAN HUSTLE Original Motion Picture Soundtrack to Be Released 11/28
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2014

The 12' Vinyl will be available exclusively at independent retailers, as part of Record Store Day's annual Black Friday event on November 28 th, 2014. (more...)

Photo Coverage: T. Oliver Reid Brings DROP ME OFF IN HARLEM to The Metropolitan RoomPhoto Coverage: T. Oliver Reid Brings DROP ME OFF IN HARLEM to The Metropolitan Room
by Stephen Sorokoff - Nov 10, 2014

Singer and Broadway star T. Oliver Reid leads what he describes as "a club hopping journey through the swanky clubs and low down joints of 1934 Harlem," featuring the music of Duke Ellington, Harold Arlen, Andy Razaf, and more. In this new show, Reid performs each number with the unmistakable dramatic flair of a musical theater veteran, and he also provides an overview of the clubs, musicians, and social context of the music. (more...)

Stage 72 Presents HIDDEN TREASURES III, 11/30Stage 72 Presents HIDDEN TREASURES III, 11/30
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2014

Noted composer/lyricist/arranger and two-time Grammy Award nominee Larry Kerchner will be celebrated on Sunday, November 30, 2014, at 7 PM at Stage 72 at The Triad, 158 West 72nd Street, in Manhattan. More than a dozen stellar music performers from New York's theatre, cabaret and jazz stages will perform songs with melodies, lyrics and/or arrangements created by Kerchner, at this third annual tribute performance, titled "Hidden Treasures III: More Songs of Larry Kerchner." (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...)

New Year's Eve Dinner Dance Party to Return to The Palais Royale, 12/31New Year's Eve Dinner Dance Party to Return to The Palais Royale, 12/31
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2014

The Palais Royale -- South Bend's Premier Event Facility -- is pleased to host its annual New Year's Eve dinner/dance party on Wednesday, December 31, which starts at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Allstar Blues, Have Gun, Nashville's Rod Picott and More Set for The Palladium Theater This MonthAllstar Blues, Have Gun, Nashville's Rod Picott and More Set for The Palladium Theater This Month
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2014

The Palladium Theater at St. Petersburg College (253 Fifth Avenue North) has announced its November 2014 events. Details below! (more...)

Tony Winning Choreographer Donald Saddler Dies at 94Tony Winning Choreographer Donald Saddler Dies at 94
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2014

Tony Award winning choreographer Donald Saddler passed away at The Actors Home in New Jersey on Sunday, Nov. 2, BroadwayWorld has confirmed. He was 94. (more...)

Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre to Present BACK PORCH SWING, 11/21 & 11/23Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre to Present BACK PORCH SWING, 11/21 & 11/23
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2014

Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre, professional Theatre in Residence at the Oakes Center in Summit presents the musical group Marquee Five in their new cabaret performance, Back Porch Swing. Marquee Five has been called 'The Manhattan Transfer for the new Millennium' and will appear at Dreamcatcher on Friday, November 21 at 8 pm and Sunday, November 23 at 2 pm. (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for November 3-9 Featuring Patti LuPone, T. Oliver Reid, and More!Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for November 3-9 Featuring Patti LuPone, T. Oliver Reid, and More!
by Louisa Brady - Nov 2, 2014

Broadway's 40 theatres aren't the only places to catch performances from your favorite stars! Well after Broadway orchestra's begin their overtures, ensemble members take their dance breaks, and performers belt out their eleven- o'clock numbers, the party continues at various cabaret venues throughout New York City. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you some cabaret highlights for this week as picked by our theatre editors, including: Patti LuPone: Far Away Places Part Two, If It Only Even Runs A Minute: 13th Edition, Vanishing Point, Assassins in the Park with George, and T. Oliver Reid. (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...)

PHOTO: First Look - Lady Gaga & Tony Bennett's H&M Holiday Campaign!PHOTO: First Look - Lady Gaga & Tony Bennett's H&M Holiday Campaign!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2014

Lady Gaga turned to Instagram today to share a first look at an upcoming holiday campaign for the H&M retail chain. (more...)

VIDEO: Lady Gaga & Tony Bennett's 'I Can't Give You Anything But Love, Baby'VIDEO: Lady Gaga & Tony Bennett's 'I Can't Give You Anything But Love, Baby'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2014

Below, get a first look at the official music video for the track from the duo's new album 'Cheek to Cheek'! (more...)

Kate Baldwin, Jason Danieley, Heidi Blickenstaff & More Set for 92Y's LYRICS & LYRICISTS 2015Kate Baldwin, Jason Danieley, Heidi Blickenstaff & More Set for 92Y's LYRICS & LYRICISTS 2015
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2014

2Y announces casting for Lyrics & Lyricists 2015, the 45th season of the acclaimed American Songbook series. Cady Huffman, Liz Callaway, Kate Baldwin, Peter Cincotti and Jason Danieley are among the performers interpreting the works of Stephen Sondheim; Irving Berlin; Sheldon Harnick; and such songwriters as Cole Porter, Duke Ellington and Leonard Bernstein, who so eloquently illuminated New York City's essence in song. Mitzi Gaynor makes a special guest appearance for the show on Hollywood's Leading Ladies - only the fourth time the legendary entertainer has performed in New York City. (more...)

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