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Grammy Winner Chris Botti to Perform with the New York PhilharmonicGrammy Winner Chris Botti to Perform with the New York Philharmonic
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2016

Grammy Award-winning trumpet player Chris Botti will perform with the New York Philharmonic, led by Andy Einhorn in his Philharmonic debut, Monday, April 11, 2016, at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

WORDS IN MOTION Set for Chan Centre, 3/18-19WORDS IN MOTION Set for Chan Centre, 3/18-19
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2016

The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC), in partnership with The Dance Centre, presents Words in Motion, March 18 & 19, 7:30pm, in the Telus Studio Theatre. This innovative series explores the power of words in performance - both as an agent of change, and as a means of igniting important dialogue. Vancouver-based authors Carmen Aguirre, Aislinn Hunter, and Nancy Lee pair with diverse choreographers, Anusha Fernando, Olivia C. Davies, and Paraskevas Terezakis, to interpret three renowned texts into original works. (more...)

Jazz Duo Stanley Clarke & Hiromi Duo to Make UK Debut at London's Palladium TheatreJazz Duo Stanley Clarke & Hiromi Duo to Make UK Debut at London's Palladium Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2016

?Two of the jazz world's brightest stars Stanley Clarke and Hiromi are to set London's most famous stage alight as they make their debut UK appearance as a duo for one night only. Longstanding collaborators, mythic bassist Stanley Clarke and Japanese jazz pianist extraordinaire Hiromi released 2009's Jazz in The Garden and 2010's The Stanley Clarke Band featuring Hiromi, the latter winning the 2011 Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Jazz Album. Famed for their virtuoso instrumental command and explosive live performances, this is a one-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see the revered pair at a venue to which all performers aspire. (more...)

Tal Wilkenfeld to Play Boulder Theater, 3/28Tal Wilkenfeld to Play Boulder Theater, 3/28
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2016

Z2 Entertainment is proud to present Tal Wilkenfeld with Special Guests at the Boulder Theater on Monday, March 28th, 2016. Tickets are on sale January 29th for $20 reserved. (more...)

Dee Dee Bridgewater & Irvin Mayfield, with New Orleans Jazz Orchestra, Ignite the Chan CentreDee Dee Bridgewater & Irvin Mayfield, with New Orleans Jazz Orchestra, Ignite the Chan Centre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2016

The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) presents renowned jazz vocalist Dee Dee Bridgewater with Irvin Mayfield and his New Orleans Jazz Orchestra (NOJO), February 27, 2016 at 8pm in the Chan Shun Concert Hall. (more...)

Savion Glover, Patricia Smith and Christian McBride Named NJPAC Artistic AdvisersSavion Glover, Patricia Smith and Christian McBride Named NJPAC Artistic Advisers
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2016

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) is pleased to announce the appointment of three extraordinary voices and game-changing innovators as Artistic Advisers award-winning tap dancer and choreographer Savion Glover (pictured, left), America's preeminent jazz bassist, Christian McBride, and nationally acclaimed poet Patricia Smith.   (more...)

Celia Cruz, Herbie Hancock Among Recording Academy  Special Merit Award RecipientsCelia Cruz, Herbie Hancock Among Recording Academy Special Merit Award Recipients
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2016

The Recording Academy® announced its Special Merit Awards recipients today, and this year's Lifetime Achievement Award honorees are Ruth Brown, Celia Cruz, Earth, Wind & Fire, Herbie Hancock, Jefferson Airplane, Linda Ronstadt, and RUN DMC. (more...)

Saxophonist/Composer Russ Nolan's 'Sanctuary from the Ordinary: Live at Firehouse 12' Out 2/12Saxophonist/Composer Russ Nolan's 'Sanctuary from the Ordinary: Live at Firehouse 12' Out 2/12
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2016

Saxophonist/composer/arranger Russ Nolan has been documenting his explorations of Latin rhythms and modern jazz harmony on record since the release of his 2004 debut, 'Two Colors.' (more...)

QPAC Presents Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis, March 6QPAC Presents Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis, March 6
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2016

The legendary Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis will make its long-awaited Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) debut on Sunday 6 March 2016. (more...)

Chan Centre to Welcome Branford Marsalis for Vancouver PremiereChan Centre to Welcome Branford Marsalis for Vancouver Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2016

The Branford Marsalis Quartet was formed in 1986 and quickly raised the bar for other ensembles of its kind. The New York Times praised the group's most recent album release, Four MF's Playin' Tunes (2012), as "a knockout: hard-nosed and hyperacute, tradition-minded but modern." For this Chan Centre appearance, Branford is joined by his stellar, musically adventurous quartet featuring Joey Calderazzo on piano, Eric Revis on bass, and Justin Faulkner on drums. (more...)

World Music Institute and 92Y to Present Indian Violinist L. Subramaniam This WinterWorld Music Institute and 92Y to Present Indian Violinist L. Subramaniam This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2016

For the first time in its distinguished history, the World Music Institute's Masters of Indian Music series presents India's violin icon L. SUBRAMANIAM, revered around the world as "The Paganini of Indian Classical music." Co-presented with 92Y, the concert takes place on Friday, February 5 at 8:00 p.m. at 92nd Street Y. Tickets $55, $45, $35, $25. Visit www.worldmusicinstitute.org for more information. (more...)

Miller Theatre's Jazz Series to Welcome Stefon Harris and Sonic Creed, 1/30Miller Theatre's Jazz Series to Welcome Stefon Harris and Sonic Creed, 1/30
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2016

Four dynamic bandleaders make this season at Miller an exhilarating world tour of jazz. Drawing inspiration from Rio and Puerto Rico, Southern India and Harlem, these artists breathe new life into a uniquely American art form. Together, they show us the endless possibilities and infectious energy of jazz. Stefon Harris & Sonic Creed come to the Miller Theatre (2960 Broadway at 116th Street) on Saturday, January 30, 2016 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Sonya Kitchell Debuts Sensual 'Mexico' Video; Announces 2016 Tour DatesSonya Kitchell Debuts Sensual 'Mexico' Video; Announces 2016 Tour Dates
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2015

Following the announce of Sonya Kitchell's new album We Come Apart, set for release on January 22nd via Rockwood Music Hall Recordings/Thirty Tigers, the Grammy winning singer/songwriter reveals her video for debut single “Mexico” with Paste Magazine. (more...)

Monterey Jazz Festival to Tour in 2016Monterey Jazz Festival to Tour in 2016
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2015

Highlights of the tour include a five-night run at Birdland in New York City, with appearances at major performing arts centers and colleges in Arkansas, Arizona, California, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Texas, and Virginia. (more...)

Oran Etkin to Perform Pair of Family Concerts at Jewish Museum, 12/25Oran Etkin to Perform Pair of Family Concerts at Jewish Museum, 12/25
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2015

The Jewish Museum will present Oran Etkin's Timbalooloo in two special concerts for families on Friday, December 25 at 11:30 am and 2 pm. Etkin will be presenting a new production, 'Sing Sing Sing - Benny Goodman in the Kingdom of Swing,' incorporating music from Etkin's new CD for adults, What's New? Reimagining Benny Goodman, and playing it in a child-friendly way. Together with a full band, Etkin take kids on an adventure through the Kingdom of Swing, meeting King Oliver, Duke Ellington, and a little boy named Benny Goodman who grows up to become the King of Swing. Just as Benny Goodman was welcomed by the regal masters that came before him, children too are encouraged to express themselves and find their own voices in the Kingdom of Swing through this fun and interactive concert experience. (more...)

Ben Williams to Bring Prince Tribute to Harlem Stage, 12/11-12Ben Williams to Bring Prince Tribute to Harlem Stage, 12/11-12
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2015

Assembling a stellar cast of rising stars in the worlds of R&B, funk, soul, jazz and classical, Thelonious Monk Competition Winner and Grammy Award-winning bassist Ben Williams pays tribute to the musical legacy of Prince at Harlem Stage, December 11 and 12. Drawing inspiration from his iconic discography, Dearly Beloved - The Music of Prince will feature newly imagined arrangements and compositions that celebrate the virtuosity of Prince with a wide range of special guests including vocalists Goapele, Frank McComb and Christie Dashiell, tap dancer/choreographer Jason Samuels Smith, poet/emcee/vocalist W. Ellington Felton and additional surprise guests. A guest DJ will spin for the pre-performance mixer and after-party. As a preview to the December 12 performance of Dearly Beloved - The Music of Prince, Harlem Stage will present an intimate conversation with Ben Williams. He'll share his creative process forDearly Beloved and discuss the art of re-imagining and arranging works of famous artists. (more...)

Savion Glover & Jack DeJohnette to Bring Evening of Music, Rhythm to Kingsbury HallSavion Glover & Jack DeJohnette to Bring Evening of Music, Rhythm to Kingsbury Hall
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2015

UtahPresents brings two legendary performers to the University of Utah campus, in the final performance of the series in 2015.  A tour de force of percussion and rhythm, this once in a lifetime session brings together tap dance legend Savion Glover and Jack DeJohnette, the foremost jazz drummer of our time. Savion Glover and Jack DeJohnette will perform at Kingsbury Hall on Monday, December 14 at 7:30 PM. Tickets are $19-$45, with a $5 ticket for U of U students and a $10 ticket for non-U students and youth 18 and under, and are available at 801-581-7100 or utahpresents.org. (more...)

2016 Next Generation Jazz Festival Now Accepting Applications2016 Next Generation Jazz Festival Now Accepting Applications
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2015

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Gad Elmaleh, The Hot Sardines, The Skivvies and More Coming Up This Fall at Joe's PubGad Elmaleh, The Hot Sardines, The Skivvies and More Coming Up This Fall at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2015

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its upcoming nightly performances from November 25-December 6, 2015. Scroll down or visit www.joespub.com for a complete list of shows! (more...)

Juilliard Jazz Ensemble to Perform at SOPAC, 12/13Juilliard Jazz Ensemble to Perform at SOPAC, 12/13
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2015

Juillard @ SOPAC rings in the holiday season with the Juilliard Jazz Ensemble performing swinging holiday favorites on SUN, DEC 13th at 3 p.m. at SOPAC. This young ensemble, the finest of Juilliard's Jazz graduate students, is directed by Jazz legend Wynton Marsalis. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased online at SOPACnow.org, or by calling the box office at (973) 313-2787. (more...)

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