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The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Presents CHRIS BOTTI, 2/6-8The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Presents CHRIS BOTTI, 2/6-8
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2015

Love is in the air this February as trumpet phenomenon and one of the bestselling jazz instrumental artists in the United States today, Chris Botti, shares his love for romantic melodies at Heinz Hall February 6-8. With a Grammy victory for "Best Pop Instrumental Album" and four #1 albums on Billboard's Jazz Albums listings, Botti joins the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra for this PNC Pops performance under the direction of Resident Conductor Lawrence Loh. (more...)

Monterey Jazz Festival Wins Best Festival in 2014 JazzTimes Readers PollMonterey Jazz Festival Wins Best Festival in 2014 JazzTimes Readers Poll
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2015

Monterey Jazz Festival is pleased to announce that it was voted as the #1 Festival in the 2014 JazzTimes Readers Poll in the “Best of the Jazz Industry” category for the second year in a row, and the fifth time since 2006. The 57th Monterey Jazz Festival took top honors over the Newport, New Orleans, and Montreal jazz festivals respectively. (more...)

PRISM Quartet Announces New Album, HERITAGE/EVOLUTION, Volume 1PRISM Quartet Announces New Album, HERITAGE/EVOLUTION, Volume 1
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2015

Constantly in search of new musical terrain, the PRISM Quartet (Timothy McAllister, Taimur Sullivan, Matthew Levy, and Zachary Shemon)—“one of America's finest saxophone quartets for three decades” (The New Yorker)—celebrates its 30th anniversary with a groundbreaking recording: Heritage/Evolution, Volume 1. (more...)

Chan Centre to Offer Jazz Double Bill, 2/15Chan Centre to Offer Jazz Double Bill, 2/15
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2015

The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) is proud to present an evening of jazz and cross-genre musical exploration in a spectacular double bill featuring drummer, composer, producer, and entrepreneur, Terri Lyne Carrington's Mosaic Project and vocalist and Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition winner Cécile McLorin Salvant on Sunday, February 15 at 7pm in the Chan Shun Concert Hall. The concert will be preceded by a pre-concert talk with Terri Lyne Carrington, moderated by CBC's Margaret Gallagher, at 6:15pm in the Royal Bank Cinema, during which Carrington will discuss her GRAMMY Award-winning The Mosaic Project. (more...)

Birdland Big Band, Jane Monheit, Barbara Carroll and More Set for Birdland's End-of-Year LineupBirdland Big Band, Jane Monheit, Barbara Carroll and More Set for Birdland's End-of-Year Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2014

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its end-of-year schedule, running December 31 - January 18, including: The Birdland Big Band featuring Jane Monheit on New Year's Eve, Dave Stryker Group, Barbara Carroll, Joe Lovano, and more! (more...)

Lindsay Mendez, Barbara Carroll & More Set for Birdland in JanuaryLindsay Mendez, Barbara Carroll & More Set for Birdland in January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2014

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its January 2015 schedule, featuring The Birdland Big Band, Jane Monheit, Beegie Adair Trio, Barbara Carroll, Jay Leonhart Trio, Jim Caruso's Cast Party, Dena DeRose, Lindsay Mendez and Marco Paguia, and MORE! (more...)

Craig Ferguson, Herbie Hancock & More Added to Kimmel Center's 2014-15 SeasonCraig Ferguson, Herbie Hancock & More Added to Kimmel Center's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2014

The Kimmel Center adds six new shows with a power house list of comedy, soul, folk, rock, and jazz performers into the New Year. New artists added to 2014-15 line-up include: (more...)

VIDEO: Tom Hanks Talks Kennedy Center Honor: 'It's Very Special'VIDEO: Tom Hanks Talks Kennedy Center Honor: 'It's Very Special'
by TV News Desk - Dec 9, 2014

Oscar winner Tom Hanks was among the five people honored Sunday evening at the 2014 Kennedy Center Honors held in Washington DC. The Oscar winner spoke about what the award meant to him. (more...)

MCCC Jazz Band, Chorus Perform Free Concerts Tonight and TomorrowMCCC Jazz Band, Chorus Perform Free Concerts Tonight and Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2014

From jazz standards to the works of classical masters, music lovers will have both traditional and contemporary options with two free concerts by Mercer County Community College (MCCC) students. (more...)

Laura Benanti, Kelli O'Hara, Jessie Mueller, Cast of LAST SHIP Set for 37TH ANNUAL KENNEDY CENTER HONORS on CBS, 12/30Laura Benanti, Kelli O'Hara, Jessie Mueller, Cast of LAST SHIP Set for 37TH ANNUAL KENNEDY CENTER HONORS on CBS, 12/30
by TV News Desk - Dec 8, 2014

Eminent artists, friends and peers of this year's five honorees gathered in Washington, D.C. last night (Dec. 7) to present entertaining and heartfelt tributes at THE 37TH ANNUAL KENNEDY CENTER HONORS (more...)

JEFF BECK Announces 2015 Solo Tour DatesJEFF BECK Announces 2015 Solo Tour Dates
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2014

It was announced today, Jeff Beck will headline a string of solo dates, beginning April 16th with a pair of intimate engagements in Huntington, New York before wrapping up on April 26th in Greensburg, PA. Beginning April 30th in Cedar Park, TX, Beck and ZZ Top will make-up the rescheduled dates from this past September when the hugely successful double-bill tour was cut short due to an unfortunate injury to ZZ Top bassist, Dusty Hill. (more...)

St. James Studio Presents THE WONDERFUL MUSIC OF JAZZ GREATS Series Starting This FallSt. James Studio Presents THE WONDERFUL MUSIC OF JAZZ GREATS Series Starting This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2014

The St. James Studio will be presenting its newest series 'The Wonderful Music Of Jazz' after having such a successful summer series Jazz Divas this summer (more...)

MCCC Jazz Band, Chorus to Perform Free Concerts, 12/9-10MCCC Jazz Band, Chorus to Perform Free Concerts, 12/9-10
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2014

From jazz standards to the works of classical masters, music lovers will have both traditional and contemporary options with two free concerts by Mercer County Community College (MCCC) students. (more...)

JACO THE FILM Approaches the Finish Line, Partners with PledgeMusic for the Final DetailsJACO THE FILM Approaches the Finish Line, Partners with PledgeMusic for the Final Details
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2014

It's called Jaco - A Documentary Film and after five years of blood, sweat, tears and treasures, this eagerly - anticipated movie biopic is largely complete. And now the film's producers, Robert Trujillo of Metallica and Passion Pictures (Searching For Sugarman) have partnered with PledgeMusic to further engage with fans on the project. (more...)

Fantasia, Philip Bailey & More Set for NJPAC's JAZZ AND SOUL TonightFantasia, Philip Bailey & More Set for NJPAC's JAZZ AND SOUL Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2014

Hear Fantasia, Philip Bailey, José James, Jazzmeia Horn and the Christian McBride Big Band at New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC)'s TD James Moody Democracy of Jazz Festival tonight, November 13, 2014 at 8PM in the Prudential Hall. Get your tickets now at NJPAC.org or 888.GO.NJPAC (888.466.5722) (more...)

Kean Stage Welcomes Bobby McFerrin TonightKean Stage Welcomes Bobby McFerrin Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2014

Kean Stage will present ten-time Grammy Award-winner Bobby McFerrin in Wilkins Theatre tonight, November 8 at 7:30 p.m. McFerrin is an eternal seeker, always defying the music industry'­s practical impulse to pigeonhole artists. His diversity and range are incomparable. (more...)

JCC Manhattan to Present 'PREformances' with Allison Charney, 11/17JCC Manhattan to Present 'PREformances' with Allison Charney, 11/17
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2014

JCC Manhattan presents PREformances with Allison Charney on Monday, November 17th at 12:30pm. (more...)

Disney Channel Unveils November HighlightsDisney Channel Unveils November Highlights
by TV News Desk - Oct 27, 2014

Disney Channel has announced its programming highlights for November 2014 - check them out below! (more...)

Scoop: THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON on NBC - Week of October 27, 2014Scoop: THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON on NBC - Week of October 27, 2014
by TV Scoop - Oct 27, 2014

Get all the scoop on THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON, airing on NBC for the week of October 27, 2014! (more...)

Scoop: THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON on NBC - Week of October 27, 2014Scoop: THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON on NBC - Week of October 27, 2014
by TV Scoop - Oct 25, 2014

Get all the scoop on THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON, airing on NBC for the week of October 27, 2014! (more...)

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