Earl Klugh News

March Features Explosive Lineup Blue Note HawaiiMarch Features Explosive Lineup Blue Note Hawaii
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

The March lineup at Blue Note Hawaii, the state's premier venue for the world's most celebrated artists, kicks off with local soulful songwriter, Ron Artis II & The Truth, the Waikiki Edition of Revive the Live and Austin favorite Sharon Bourbonnais. Comedy is king when local funnyman Andy Bumatai graces the stage. Blue Note Hawaii welcomes back one of its favorite artists, jazz guitarist Earl Klugh, followed by groundbreaking Japanese jazz pianist Hiromi, joined on drums by the incomparable Simon Phillips (TOTO, The Who, Judas Priest) and the legendary Blood, Sweat & Tears. Other fantastic shows include a Tribute to Chuck Mangione with Mike Lewis and Friends, Tak Matsumoto with Daniel Ho, Willie K, the Hotclub of Hulaville in an evening of Gypsy Jazz with a Tribute to Django Reinhardt, the Steve Kimock Band, and the 25th Anniversary of the original Hawaiian Style Band. (more...)

STRAIGHTEN UP AND FLY RIGHT: THE NAT KING COLE TRIBUTE to Play the McCoySTRAIGHTEN UP AND FLY RIGHT: THE NAT KING COLE TRIBUTE to Play the McCoy
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

Nat King Cole broke the pop barrier in 1943 when his "Straighten Up and Fly Right" soared up the charts. His smooth, smoky vocals continued to rack up pop hit after hit, but his piano technique, vocal phrasings, and on-the-mark orchestration always hinted to his early roots in jazz. (more...)

Kamau Kenyatta Set for 'Monday Night Jazz' at North Coast Rep Next MonthKamau Kenyatta Set for 'Monday Night Jazz' at North Coast Rep Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2016

Kamau Kenyatta's band will be performing romantic music by Brazilian composers including Chico Buarque, Tito Madi, Radames Gnattali & Ivan Lins as part of North Coast Repertory Theatre's Monday Night Jazz Series on the intimate mainstage Monday, April 18, 2016 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

Monday Night Jazz Series at North Coast Rep Features Kamau Kenyatta on 4/18Monday Night Jazz Series at North Coast Rep Features Kamau Kenyatta on 4/18
by Louisa Brady - Mar 27, 2016

Kamau Kenyatta's band will be performing romantic music by Brazilian composers including Chico Buarque, Tito Madi, Radames Gnattali & Ivan Lins as part of North Coast Repertory Theatre's Monday Night Jazz Series on the intimate mainstage Monday, April 18, 2016 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

'STRAIGHTEN UP & FLY RIGHT' Nat King Cole Tribute Set for Brooklyn Center This May'STRAIGHTEN UP & FLY RIGHT' Nat King Cole Tribute Set for Brooklyn Center This May
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2016

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College concludes its 2015-16 Jazz Series on Sunday, May 1, 2016 at 3pm with three-time Grammy Award-winning pianist Ramsey Lewis and singer/guitarist John Pizzarelli, joining forces in a tribute to the titan of fifties vocal pop, Nat King Cole. (more...)

Ramsey Lewis Moves TPAC Concert to Oct 3Ramsey Lewis Moves TPAC Concert to Oct 3
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2015

Due to unforeseen circumstances, jazz legend Ramsey Lewis' upcoming performance at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center is being rescheduled for Today, October 3 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Antonio Adolfo 'Tema' Nominated For Latin GrammyAntonio Adolfo 'Tema' Nominated For Latin Grammy
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2015

For half a century, the eminent composer/pianist Antonio Adolfo has dedicated himself to the profound exploration of jazz in the context of the great Brazilian music tradition. While all of Antonio's albums bear the unique stamp of his personal creativity and singular artistry, and feature many of his own compositions, he has often recently focused upon Brazil's classic composers as well as the rich musical history and culture that have provided the landscape for one of the world's most beguiling musical legacies. (more...)

Mitch Albom & Friends Charity Book Launch Set for Fox Theatre, 11/8Mitch Albom & Friends Charity Book Launch Set for Fox Theatre, 11/8
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2015

Mitch Albom will host an evening of entertainment and storytelling to benefit S.A.Y Detroit and the launch of his newest novel “The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto” at the Fox Theatre on Sunday, November 8 at 7 p.m. The event will be a mix of performances and conversations between Albom and a wildly impressive line-up of music-related guests including Earl Klugh, Ted Nugent, Michael Bolton, JK Simmons (Oscar winner for 'Whiplash) jazz guitar star John Pizzarelli, Phredley Brown (musical director for Bruno Mars), Roger McGuinn (founding member of the Byrds) and local musicians Olivia Millerschin and Vito Lafata, as well as others. (Lineup is subject to change.) (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2015

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Ike and Val Woods Blues Band to Release New CD 'Movin Up'Ike and Val Woods Blues Band to Release New CD 'Movin Up'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2015

August 26, marks the launch of the new Ike and Val Woods Blues Band CD 'Movin Up' with a CD Release Party presented by Jay Royce Entertainment to be held at the fabulous Fusion Cafe in the Paradise Entertainment Mall in Davie Florida. (more...)

The 28th Long Beach Jazz Festival to Feature Jeff Bradshaw & Friends, Chrisette Michele, and MoreThe 28th Long Beach Jazz Festival to Feature Jeff Bradshaw & Friends, Chrisette Michele, and More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2015

For over 27 years, Rainbow Lagoon Park has been transformed into a musical arena of sounds performed by jazz greats that have traveled all over the world. In addition, the vendor's cuisine and upscale merchandise in the pavilion has always been guests' favorite area to parlay. (more...)

Ramsey Lewis to Bring 50th Anniversary Celebration to Nashville, TodayRamsey Lewis to Bring 50th Anniversary Celebration to Nashville, Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2015

Ramsey Lewis, the iconic jazz great and National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Master Award winner, brings his 50th Anniversary performance of "The 'In' Crowd" and "Hang on Ramsey" to the Tennessee Performing Arts Center's James K. Polk Theater today, April 25 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Ramsey Lewis Moves TPAC Concert to Oct 3Ramsey Lewis Moves TPAC Concert to Oct 3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2015

Due to unforeseen circumstances, jazz legend Ramsey Lewis' upcoming performance at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center is being rescheduled for Saturday, October 3 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2015

Recognized worldwide for her soul-stirring solo performance of "God is Trying to Tell You Something" in the classic film The Color Purple, actress and vocalist Maria Howell - also known for recent recurring roles on NBC's "Revolution" and Lifetime's "Devious Maids" - is making her Los Angeles singing debut on Sunday, April 26 at 7:00pm at The Colony Theatre at 555 North Third Street in Burbank. (more...)

Chateau Ste. Michelle Announces its 2015 Summer Concert SeriesChateau Ste. Michelle Announces its 2015 Summer Concert Series
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2015

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Ramsey Lewis to Bring 50th Anniversary Celebration to Nashville, 4/25Ramsey Lewis to Bring 50th Anniversary Celebration to Nashville, 4/25
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2015

Ramsey Lewis, the iconic jazz great and National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Master Award winner, brings his 50th Anniversary performance of "The 'In' Crowd" and "Hang on Ramsey" to the Tennessee Performing Arts Center's James K. Polk Theater on Saturday, April 25 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Poway Center Presents DAVID BENOIT CHRISTMAS TRIBUTE TO CHARLIE BROWN TonightPoway Center Presents DAVID BENOIT CHRISTMAS TRIBUTE TO CHARLIE BROWN Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2014

Add a new twist to your holiday tradition as the Poway Center for the Performing Arts presents a David Benoit Christmas Tribute to Charlie Brown tonight, December 6, at 8 p.m. (more...)

Poway Center to Present DAVID BENOIT CHRISTMAS TRIBUTE TO CHARLIE BROWN, 12/6Poway Center to Present DAVID BENOIT CHRISTMAS TRIBUTE TO CHARLIE BROWN, 12/6
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2014

Add a new twist to your holiday tradition as the Poway Center for the Performing Arts presents a David Benoit Christmas Tribute to Charlie Brown on Saturday, December 6, at 8 p.m. (more...)

SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE, Cheyenne Jackson Highlight Boldt Arts Alive! Series on Sale 9/15SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE, Cheyenne Jackson Highlight Boldt Arts Alive! Series on Sale 9/15
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2014

Tickets for the 2014-15 Boldt Arts Alive! Series at the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center will go on sale Monday, September 15 at 10 a.m. The Boldt Arts Alive! Series features 14 culturally rich titles and features Cirque Peking (Oct. 28), Smokey Joe's Cafe (Nov. 6),Disney's Fantasia: Live in Concert with the Fox Valley Symphony (Nov. 8) and Ballroom with a Twist(Feb. 10). Tickets for Julie Fowlis: Music of the Scottish Isles (Oct. 25), The Brian Setzer Orchestra Christmas Rock Extravaganza! (Nov. 15), Buddy Guy (Nov. 26) and Hal Holbrook in Mark Twain Tonight!(April 24) also go on sale Sept. 15. See below for a full listing and starting ticket prices. (more...)

Fox Cities Performing Arts Center Announces On Sale Dates for ONCE, ANNIE & MoreFox Cities Performing Arts Center Announces On Sale Dates for ONCE, ANNIE & More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

The Fox Cities Performing Arts Center has announced single ticket on sale dates for the 2014-15 Kimberly-Clark Broadway Across America - Fox Cities and Boldt Arts Alive! Season. On sale dates and ticket prices vary, see listing below. The Book of Mormon kicks-off the 2014-15 Season Sept. 16-21. Tickets start at $50 and are on sale now. (more...)

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