Herbie Hancock News

Kevin Mahogany to Headline 2014 South Bend Jazz Festival, 8/16
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

Kevin Mahogany to headline the 3rd annual South Bend Jazz Festival, Saturday, August 16th from 4:00 p.m till 11:00 p.m; in front of the Morris Performing Arts Center. Free to the Public! Featuring Six international acts from a Variety of Jazz genres. (more...)

Upcoming Birdland Performance Schedule Includes Jazz Masters Quartet, Lindsay Mendez, and more, 7/28 - 8/3
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2014

Birdland Jazz Club is pleased to announce their amazing line-up of talent for July 28- August 3. Birdland will kick-off their great week of programming with the following acts. (more...)

Toumani & Sidiki Set to Kick Off Fall 2014 Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

Mali's Toumani Diabaté is widely recognized as the greatest living kora player. The Observer has deemed him “one of the world's pre-eminent musicians in any genre.” (more...)

Jazz Masters, Stephen Wallam, Jim Caruso's Cast Party and More Set for Birdland, Aug 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

Birdland Jazz Club has announced their great line-up of amazing talent for the month of August 2014, featuring: The Jazz Masters Quartet, Dave Douglas Quintet, Django Reinhardt NY Festival, Eric Comstock & Barbara Fasano, Rotem Sivan Trio, Sean Harkness Duo, Jane Monheit, Jim Caruso's Cast Party, and more. Details below! (more...)

Chris Botti Announces 10th Annual Holiday Residency at Blue Note Jazz Club
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

Blue Note Jazz Club, one of the world's most iconic jazz and blues venues based in Greenwich Village, has announced world renowned trumpeter Chris Botti's milestone 10th Annual Holiday Residency. The three-week engagement at the club will run Monday, December 15, 2014 through Sunday, January 4, 2015, with two shows each evening (including Christmas Eve and New Years Eve performances). (more...)

The Motet to Present Mixtape 1975 at Boulder Theater, 10/30-31
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

97.3 KBCO's Groove Show & Z2 Entertainment will present two nights of The Motet presents Mixtape 1975 to the Boulder Theater on Thursday, October 30th and Friday, October 31st, 2014. Tickets are on sale now for $26.50 in advance and $30.00 the day of the show. (more...)

NJPAC Offers Free Sounds of the City Concerts Featuring Living Colour & Burnt Sugar, 7/10
by BWW News Desk - Jul 08, 2014

(Newark, New Jersey-June 30, 2014)- New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents the Horizon Foundation Sounds of the City free outdoor summer concert series, every Thursday from July 10th - August 28th at 5PM taking place at NJPAC's outdoor Theater Square. "The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey is proud to be the title sponsor of NJPAC's Sounds of the City free outdoor concert series for the second consecutive year," said Jonathan R. Pearson, Executive Director of The Foundation. "As a Newark-based company, we are proud to support NJPAC and the talented artists that will bring the community together to enjoy these wonderful events." (more...)

The Motet Announces Famed Halloween Shows
by BWW News Desk - Jul 07, 2014

Today, progressive funk collective The Motet announce their annual Halloween shows along Colorado's Front Range, and unveil this year's always-anticipated theme for the legendary parties: “Mixtape 1975.” (more...)

Hollywood Bowl Kicks Off JAZZ AT THE BOWL CONCERTS on 7/9
by BWW News Desk - Jul 01, 2014

The 2014 Jazz at the Bowl Series begins July 9, 2014 as The Count Basie Orchestra and special guests celebrate the music of Ella Fitzgerald. The series also features, among others, Boz Scaggs, Gilberto Santa Rosa, Herbie Hancock, a Christian McBride-directed James Brown Celebration, John Legend recreating Marvin Gaye's What's Going On, Peter Frampton, Marcus Miller, and more. The season marks Herbie Hancock's fifth year as Creative Chair for Jazz. (more...)

Omar Sosa New AfroCuban Quartet Continues Harris Center's FOUR SLICES OF CUBA on 7/18
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2014

A musician extraordinaire--composer, arranger, pianist, percussionist, improvisator, and communicator-Omar Sosa has performed numerous concerts all around the world. He's winner of the 10th Annual Independent Music Awards in the Jazz Album category, and the recipient of a lifetime achievement award from the Smithsonian Associates in Washington, D.C. for contribution to the development of Latin jazz in the United States. Omar Sosa brings his amazing talents to Harris Center for the Arts as part of the Four Slices of Cuba series, a Cuban music festival. (more...)

Willis Earl Beal, Mary Gauthier, Nicholas Payton & More Get June-July 2014 Releases on CD Baby
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2014

The Iceberg Tip Sheet below offers a quick round up of recent and upcoming releases distributed by CD Baby, showcasing breakthrough artists, as well as cult stars and up-and-comers. (more...)

Documentary SOUND AND CHAOS: THE STORY OF BC STUDIO to Make US Premiere 7/17 at Anthology Film Archives
by Movies News Desk - Jun 18, 2014

'SOUND AND CHAOS: THE STORY OF BC STUDIO', the documentary celebrating Martin Bisi's legendary Gowanus recording studio, makes its U.S. premiere on July 17, 2014 at NYC's Anthology Film Archives. (more...)

Center for the Performing Arts Announces 2014-15 Season, Includes Tony Bennett, Wynton Marsalis, and More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2014

President and CEO Tania Castroverde Moskalenko unveiled the 2014-15 season at the Center for the Performing Arts - home of the Palladium. The new season represents multiple series, including Country, Printing Partners Classical, The Stratford Songbook, Taft Law Jazz & Blues, Coca-Cola World Stage, and The Buck Group Dance. In addition to the six series, the Center will present Drewry Simmons Vornehm Pop & Rock, Spotlight, Holiday, and CNO Financial Group Family shows. (more...)

Linda Lavin, Arturo O'Farrill, Loston Harris & More Set for Birdland in July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2014

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its July 2014 schedule, featuring Arturo O'Farrill, Loston Harris, Ben Allison Group, John Pizzarelli, Barbara Carroll, Rolando Morales-Matos, Linda Lavin, Jane Monheit, Jim Caruso's Cast Party, and MORE! (more...)

Dr. Phillips Center Launches Jazz Roots Series Featuring GEORGIA ON MY MIND: Celebrating Ray Charles, An Evening with Chris Botti & More!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2014

The Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts announces the highly acclaimed JAZZ ROOTS - A Larry Rosen Jazz Series to play in the Walt Disney Theater for the inaugural 2014-2015 season. The concert and educational Jazz series includes GEORGIA ON MY MIND: Celebrating Ray Charles, PINK PANTHER 50: Tribute to Henry Mancini, AN EVENING WITH CHRIS BOTTI and A NIGHT IN RIO. (more...)

Naturally 7 Launches HIDDEN IN PLAIN SIGHT Australian Tour Today
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2014

Captivating a broad, cross-generational audience with their irresistible mix of Bronx street cred' and showmanship, Naturally 7 are an R&B/Urban/Soul phenomenon that must be seen-to-be-believed. (more...)

South Florida JAZZ Presents Critically Acclaimed Bassist Christian McBride and His Trio in Concert on June 14th, 2014
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2014

South Florida's premier modern jazz organization is privileged to feature the Christian McBride Trio. Mr. McBride is at the zenith of modern acoustic and electric bassists. Best known as a jazz musician, he also is in tremendous demand in several genres. This concert takes place at the 500-seat Rose & Alfred Miniaci Performing Arts Center on the Nova Southeastern University campus, 3100 Ray Ferrero, Jr Blvd in Davie 33314. Tickets are $40 and $15 for students (under age 25 with I.D.) and may be purchased from the Broward Center Box Office by calling 954.462.0222; or toll-free at 877-311-7469, as well as online at http://www.southfloridajazz.org, the presenting organization's official Web site. (more...)

The Balassi Institute: Hungarian Cultural Center Presents THE GLASS HOUSE PROJECT, Now thru 5/28
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2014

In the history of the Holocaust, the fate of Hungarian Jews stands out due to the exceptional speed with which their deportation was carried out by the Hungarian authorities cooperating with the Eichmann bureau very late in the war, in summer 1944. Almost half a million people were deported in less than three months, and over half a million were murdered in the course of World War II in forced labour units, in labor and death camps and in various pogroms conducted by Arrowcross men. (more...)

First Listen: Theme Song to New Disney Channel Series GIRL MEETS WORLD!
by TV News Desk - May 20, 2014

Below, get a first listen to 'Take On The World', the theme song for Disney Channel's highly anticipated new series GIRL MEETS WORLD, premiering June 27 at 9:45 p.m. ET?/PT. (more...)

New 'Blue Note Select' Collections Set for John Coltrane, Miles Davis & More
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2014

Blue Note Records, the world's most respected and longest-running Jazz label, is being commemorated for its 75th Anniversary throughout 2014 and beyond with a broad range of special releases and events. (more...)

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