Herbie Hancock News

Bryant Park presents IN/TERSECT: Billy Childs Quartet, Derek Bermel and More This SummerBryant Park presents IN/TERSECT: Billy Childs Quartet, Derek Bermel and More This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Showcasing world-class jazz and classical music, IN/TERSECT is a rare opportunity to experience some of the most sophisticated music being created today. The two-day music festival is produced with Chamber Music America and curated by Patrick Zimmerli. (more...)

Third Annual Coltrane Day Music Festival Set for 7/22Third Annual Coltrane Day Music Festival Set for 7/22
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

On Saturday, July 22rd 2:00PM - 10:30 PM, The Coltrane Home in Dix Hills in conjunction with the Town of Huntington Summer Arts Festival and the Huntington Arts Council will be staging an all-day, affordable, family-friendly festival of live music and music workshops in beautiful Heckscher Park, Huntington Village. (more...)

Cold Specks Reveals New Single 'Wild Card';  Announces EU Fall Tour & Summer Festival DatesCold Specks Reveals New Single 'Wild Card'; Announces EU Fall Tour & Summer Festival Dates
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

Today, Ladan Hussein, known on stage as Cold Specks, reveals “Wild Card”, a track taken from her forthcoming record due later this year. (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...)

Strauss Square Announces 2017 Fall SeasonStrauss Square Announces 2017 Fall Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

The nonprofit AT&T Performing Arts Center announced today the 2017 Strauss Square fall season including Herbie Hancock. The 2017 lineup will feature a diverse schedule of world-renowned musicians, storytellers and songwriters. The season will kick-off with the most amazing and authentic tribute band ABBA The Concert - A Tribute to ABBA on August 19, 2017. All shows will take place at Annette Strauss Square in the downtown Dallas Arts District. Additional shows to be announced at a later date. (more...)

Tickets on Sale for Pittsburgh Symphony's RHAPSODY IN BLUE with Lang LangTickets on Sale for Pittsburgh Symphony's RHAPSODY IN BLUE with Lang Lang
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

Concert tickets to the annual Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra gala concert on Saturday, September 16 at Heinz Hall are on sale now! The concert, "Rhapsody in Blue," features pianist Lang Lang and is the kick-off of Music Director Manfred Honeck's 10th anniversary season with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. (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...)

He's a Little Sinatra. She's A Little Bit Sondheim: An Intimate Journey Through a Musical Theater RomanceHe's a Little Sinatra. She's A Little Bit Sondheim: An Intimate Journey Through a Musical Theater Romance
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

Broadway veterans and Harbor Lights Founders and Artistic Directors Jay Montgomery and Tamara Jenkins are joining creative forces and sharing their personal story in the last production of the 2017 Season, which is focusing on what it means to be a theater artist. 'We are excited to be back in the performing saddle and having a blast working together. The show will be lots of fun with some sweet moments. And everyone will certainly relate to the universal themes in relationship dramas,' says Jenkins. 'We are also thrilled to be joined by Musical Director Andrew Smithson who was with us for our 2011 Harbor Lights' productions of Marry Me a Little, and Amahl and the Night Visitors, and is himself a consummate artist and musician. We needed someone versed in multiple styles as the show covers many musical genres.' (more...)

Mesa Arts Center 17-18 Performing Live Season AnnouncedMesa Arts Center 17-18 Performing Live Season Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2017

Mesa Arts Center today announced its 2017-18 Performing Live season. Tickets go on sale Monday, May 22 at 10 a.m. and will be available at the Mesa Arts Center Box Office, at 480-644-6500, or mesaartscenter.com. (more...)

Studio Senakwami presents The Gustavo Casenave Quartet featuring John Patitucci 6/9Studio Senakwami presents The Gustavo Casenave Quartet featuring John Patitucci 6/9
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

Gustavo Casenave is a three time Latin Grammy Award nominee, a Steinway Artist and a 2015 ACE Awardee.  Mr. Casenave is a Uruguayan pianist and composer who has collaborated and recorded with artists such as Yo-Yo Ma, Bette Midler, Eddie Gomez, Robert Duvall, Neil Sedaca among many others.   The Quartet features the acclaimed, Grammy nominated jazz bassist John Patitucci.  Mr. Patitucci was a member of three Chick Corea groups: the Electrik Band, the Akoustic Band and the Quartet.  He has been honored to play with such  musicians as Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter and Roy Haynes.    (more...)

60th Annual Monterey Jazz Festival Single Day Tickets On Sale Monday 5/1560th Annual Monterey Jazz Festival Single Day Tickets On Sale Monday 5/15
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

Single Day Tickets for the 60th Annual Monterey Jazz Festival, September 15–17 go on sale Monday, May 15, and can be purchased online at montereyjazzfestival.org or by calling 888.248.6499. (more...)

ARGUMENTS & GRIEVANCES: Bushwick Comedy Debate Show Returns to BrooklynARGUMENTS & GRIEVANCES: Bushwick Comedy Debate Show Returns to Brooklyn
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

After a sold out New York City debut at Union Hall, Arguments & Grievances is excited to announce it's comedy debate series and podcast have found a new home at Pine Box Rock Shop (12 Grattan St.) in Bushwick. In addition to a new venue, the show will now be free! Arguments & Grievances has appeared at numerous festivals and was recently added to the Audible.com podcast network. This month's debate topics will include: (more...)

The Vampires Announce 5th Album 'The Vampires Meet Lionel Loueke 'The Vampires Announce 5th Album 'The Vampires Meet Lionel Loueke '
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

The Vampires Meet Lionel Loueke is the fifth album from Australian quartet The Vampires, augmented by special guests and the extraordinary Blue Note Records guitarist Lionel Loueke (more...)

Carnegie Hall's Weill Music Institute Announces NYO Jazz Program Beginning in Summer 2018Carnegie Hall's Weill Music Institute Announces NYO Jazz Program Beginning in Summer 2018
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

Carnegie Hall's Weill Music Institute (WMI) proudly announces the launch of NYO Jazz, a four-week intensive summer program designed to nurture and showcase the talents of exceptional young American jazz instrumentalists (ages 16-19), beginning in summer 2018. (more...)

Chan Centre Marks 20 Years with Monumental Season of Globe-Spanning ArtistryChan Centre Marks 20 Years with Monumental Season of Globe-Spanning Artistry
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) marks its 20th anniversary with a tremendous 2017/18 concert series, filled with unique collaborations, brand new productions, and much-adored favourites in the Chan Shun Concert Hall. Gospel vocalists from America's Deep South; virtuosic acrobatics direct from Down Under; Cuban musical trailblazers; South African jazz legends; and many more will take part in this milestone season, celebrating one of Vancouver's treasured venues. (more...)

Ben Rosenblum to  Play Mezzrow with Billy Hart & Curtis LundyBen Rosenblum to Play Mezzrow with Billy Hart & Curtis Lundy
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

Pianist Ben Rosenblum will perform music from his debut release Instead alongside a veteran rhythm section of jazz masters, including Curtis Lundy (Grammy-nominated bassist famous for his work with Betty Carter) and Billy Hart (legendary drummer with Miles Davis, McCoy Tyner and Herbie Hancock) at Mezzrow (163 West 10th Street) on Sunday, May 21.   (more...)

Pasadena Symphony and POPS to Celebrate George Gershwin with MUSIC UNDER THE STARSPasadena Symphony and POPS to Celebrate George Gershwin with MUSIC UNDER THE STARS
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

Stars of stage and screen will illuminate the night sky when the Pasadena Symphony and POPS presents its annual free Music Under the Stars concert on Saturday, June 3 at Pasadena City Hall's Centennial Square. (more...)

International Jazz Day 2017 Worldwide Celebration Concludes With Extraordinary All-Star Global Concert, Hosted By Actor Will Smith, In Havana, CubaInternational Jazz Day 2017 Worldwide Celebration Concludes With Extraordinary All-Star Global Concert, Hosted By Actor Will Smith, In Havana, Cuba
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

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60th Annual Monterey Jazz Festival Package Tickets On Sale 5/160th Annual Monterey Jazz Festival Package Tickets On Sale 5/1
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

Three-day Arena and Grounds Ticket Packages for the 60th Annual Monterey Jazz Festival, September 15-17 go on sale Monday, May 1. Tickets can be purchased online at montereyjazzfestival.org or by calling 888.248.6499. (more...)

Blue Note Jazz Festival Announces 2017 LineupBlue Note Jazz Festival Announces 2017 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

With over 100 events in 10 venues throughout New York City, the 2017 Blue Note Jazz Festival returns June 1 through 30. (more...)

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