Herbie Hancock News

World-Class Jazz Saxophonist Chris Potter Heads For WarringtonWorld-Class Jazz Saxophonist Chris Potter Heads For Warrington
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

???????World-class soloist, accomplished composer and formidable bandleader, saxophonist Chris Potter has emerged as a leading light of his generation. (more...)

Jazz Pianist Joey Alexander to Play MPAC This AprilJazz Pianist Joey Alexander to Play MPAC This April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Three-time Grammy nominee, jazz pianist Joey Alexander comes to Mayo Performing Arts Center on Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 8 pm. (more...)

Rufus Wainwright, Arsenio Hall and More Coming Up This April at City Winery ChicagoRufus Wainwright, Arsenio Hall and More Coming Up This April at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

The following acts are performing at City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, throughout the month of April. (more...)

Jazz Pianist Ben Rosenblum to Play The Kitano in New York CityJazz Pianist Ben Rosenblum to Play The Kitano in New York City
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

Pianist Ben Rosenblum will present unique solo piano programs each Tuesday in April at The Kitano, (66 Park Ave, no cover, $15 min food/drink charge), including: selected standards and originals (April 4), selections from unusual inspirations/sources (April 11); special guests (April 18); and selections from his debut album (April 25).  Ben's music has earned numerous awards, including the ASCAP Young Jazz Composers Award and several Downbeat Student Music Awards (best original composition and best original arrangement), and has been described as "mature beyond his years." (John Neudorf) (more...)

Michelle Dorrance, Bill Irwin, Chris Jackson, Tiler Peck and More Set for DEMO: SONG & DANCE at The Kennedy CenterMichelle Dorrance, Bill Irwin, Chris Jackson, Tiler Peck and More Set for DEMO: SONG & DANCE at The Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

After paying tribute to artistic inspirations during Fall 2016's DEMO, Damian Woetzel continues to unite artists from across fields around a common theme in performance on April 3, 2017 at 8:00 p.m. in the Eisenhower Theater. This installment of the multi-genre series brings together acclaimed artists for a special one-night performance to celebrate the combination of song and dance. (more...)

Peak Performances to Present ALL TERRAIN STRING FESTIVAL: BOLCOM 4X4Peak Performances to Present ALL TERRAIN STRING FESTIVAL: BOLCOM 4X4
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Peak Performances will present the All Terrain String Festival: Bolcom 4x4, a three-day festival in which four of the world's foremost string quartets will perform the work of prolific Pulitzer Prize-winning American composer William Bolcom, along with music by a wide variety of other composers, from Mozart to Dizzy Gillespie. (more...)

Leslie Odom Jr, Tony Bennett Among San Diego Symphony Bayside Summer Nights 2017 LineupLeslie Odom Jr, Tony Bennett Among San Diego Symphony Bayside Summer Nights 2017 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

The San Diego Symphony's long-running summer concert series located on the Embarcadero Marina Park South provides audiences with an unparalleled experience of live concert music in one of the most beautiful settings in America. (more...)

World Music Virtuoso Anoushka Shankar Comes To FolsomWorld Music Virtuoso Anoushka Shankar Comes To Folsom
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

The Harris Center proudly presents a singular figure renowned in both classical Indian and world music. Sitar player and composer Anoushka Shankar has garnered five Grammy Award-nominations and the title 'Asian Hero' by Time magazine. She studied sitar under her father and guru, the late Ravi Shankar, making her professional classical debut at the age of 13. With 11 recordings to her credit (including Traces of You, which features Anoushka's half-sister Norah Jones, and Home, from which her Folsom program will be culled), 'her exquisite sitar playing...lives up to the virtuosity that made her the youngest woman ever nominated for a World Music Grammy' (Harper's Bazaar). (more...)

Singing Sensation Max Raabe & Palast Orchester Bring Berlin's Golden-Age Glamour to Chan CentreSinging Sensation Max Raabe & Palast Orchester Bring Berlin's Golden-Age Glamour to Chan Centre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at UBC presents the Vancouver premiere of Germany's iconic vocalist Max Raabe and his brilliant,12-piece Palast Orchester on Sunday, April 9, 2017 at 7pm in the Chan Shun Concert Hall. Evoking a bygone age, Raabe and his band will treat audiences to a romantic evening with their inimitable renditions of celebrated classics. (more...)

Live @ Benaroya Hall Announces 2017 Spring Concert LineupLive @ Benaroya Hall Announces 2017 Spring Concert Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

Live @ Benaroya Hall announces an exciting roster of spring performances for 2017 featuring artists and musicians from around the world. Additional shows will be announced in the coming months. Tickets for all the concerts listed above are on sale now, prices vary. Visitwww.benaroyahall.org or call (206) 215-4747. The Benaroya Hall Ticket Office is on the corner of Third Avenue and Union Street. Ticket Office hours are Monday through Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; and Saturday, 1 p.m.-6 p.m. Phone interviews and in-person appearances (when the touring schedule allows) are available by contacting Jennifer Rice at the number listed above. Details on the individual concerts listed below. (more...)

Anda Union Unveil Forgotten Mongolian Musical Treasures in Canadian DebutAnda Union Unveil Forgotten Mongolian Musical Treasures in Canadian Debut
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) presents the Canadian premiere of Anda Union, the renowned folk group hailing from regions across Inner Mongolia, March 26 at 8pm in the Chan Shun Concert Hall. The nine-member ensemble will captivate with a transcendent fusion of ancient sounds created through haunting throat singing and music performed on such rare instruments as the horse head fiddle and two-stringed lute. (more...)

John Patitucci Teams Up with Daedalus Quartet in PhiladelphiaJohn Patitucci Teams Up with Daedalus Quartet in Philadelphia
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

LiveConnections continues their exciting season of string innovations on Tuesday, April 18 when legendary bassist John Patitucci teams up with the acclaimed Daedalus Quartet, currently in-residence at the University of Pennsylvania, for a one-night concert that will cross a wide variety of genres. Commissioned by LiveConnections, Patitucci will be writing new music for string quintet (the Quartet plus himself), as part of a program fusing jazz and classical styles. The 7:30PM show will take place at Philadelphia's World Cafe Live (3025 Walnut Street). (more...)

Yellowjackets, Tommy Igoe Band and More Set for Blue Note Napa This MarchYellowjackets, Tommy Igoe Band and More Set for Blue Note Napa This March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Blue Note Napa has announced its March 2017 lineup - scroll down for details! (more...)

Jonny P's 'It's Our Time' Acoustic Video Premieres at All Things GoJonny P's 'It's Our Time' Acoustic Video Premieres at All Things Go
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

A new acoustic video from emerging singer, songwriter, and performer Jonny P for his song “It's Our Time” recently premiered at All Things Go and can now be viewed/shared HERE. (more...)

Los Lonely Boys, Kris Kristofferson and More Coming Up This March at City Winery ChicagoLos Lonely Boys, Kris Kristofferson and More Coming Up This March at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

The following acts are performing at City Winery Chicago (1200 W. Randolph St) throughout the month of March. (more...)

Michael Wolff Adds an Additional NYC Performance to March CalendarMichael Wolff Adds an Additional NYC Performance to March Calendar
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

???????Acclaimed jazz pianist/composer Michael Wolff has confirmed one of his biggest concerts in years for March 12th at the West Bank Cafe in NYC, hosted by comedian Lewis Black. (more...)

World Music Institute in collaboration with National Sawdust present Philip Glass & Foday Musa SusoWorld Music Institute in collaboration with National Sawdust present Philip Glass & Foday Musa Suso
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

This event, presented by World Music Institute in collaboration with National Sawdust, is one of the highlights of the Glass @ 80 celebrations around the world. Philip Glass and Foday Musa Suso famously collaborated on the album The Screens (composed as music for a production of the play by Jean Genet), the score for the film Powaqqatsi, and on the concert work Orion. At National Sawdust, the two artists will come together again for an intimate and collaborative performance. The show will include two special guests: percussionist Asher Delerme and cellist Jeffrey Zeigler. (more...)

Lisa Hannigan Performs 'Undertow' on CORDEN; Embarks on North American TourLisa Hannigan Performs 'Undertow' on CORDEN; Embarks on North American Tour
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Acclaimed singer/songwriter Lisa Hannigan performs “Undertow” on “The Late Late Show with James Corden.” Watch the performance here: http://bit.ly/2lKTale. The track appears on her album At Swim. (more...)

Jazz Pianist & Composer Michael Wolff Set for Retrospective Hosted by Comedian Lewis BlackJazz Pianist & Composer Michael Wolff Set for Retrospective Hosted by Comedian Lewis Black
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

Acclaimed jazz pianist/composer Michael Wolff has confirmed one of his biggest concerts in years for March 12th at the West Bank Cafe in NYC, hosted by comedian Lewis Black. (more...)

Laurie Anderson & Christian McBride Launch Improvisations Series 2/23 at the Town HallLaurie Anderson & Christian McBride Launch Improvisations Series 2/23 at the Town Hall
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

Maverick artist, composer, vocalist and instrumentalist Laurie Anderson and bass virtuosoChristian McBride collaborate for the first time in the opening concert of Town Hall's new series, Improvisations. The show will also feature special guest Rubin Khodeli on cello. (more...)

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