Herbie Hancock News

The Pasadena Symphony Closes Season with TCHAIKOVSKY PIANO CONCERTO, Featuring Shai Wosner and Guest Conductor Jahja Ling, 5/10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

The Pasadena Symphony celebrates the best of the best Russian music with international piano star Shai Wosner guest conductor Jahja Ling. The 86thseason concert finale explodes with Tchaikovsky's dazzling Piano Concerto No. 1 and Shostakovich's Fifth Symphony on Saturday May 10, 2014 at Ambassador Auditorium with matinee and evening performances at 2:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Chick Corea & Herbie Hancock to Perform Together at Carnegie Hall, 4/9/2015
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

Carnegie Hall today announced that a duo performance by critically-acclaimed and award-winning pianists Chick Corea and Herbie Hancock has just been added to its 2014-2015 concert season. The performance-which will take place on Thursday, April 9, 2015 at 8:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage-will feature the two master musicians who share more than forty years of professional and personal history in a rare duet concert. For over half a century, Hancock and Corea have blazed their own paths of artistic innovation at the keyboard. From the great Miles Davis bands of the 1960s, and the genre-shattering Headhunters and Return to Forever bands of the 1970s, to the unparalleled, award-winning careers the artists have enjoyed since, Hancock and Corea are among the most important influences on jazz and beyond of our time. (more...)

The Celebrity Series of Boston Announces 2014-2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

The Celebrity Series of Boston announced its 2014-2015 season today, marking 76 years of bringing the world's greatest performing artists to Boston. The season opens on Sunday, October 5, 2014 with Italian pianist Maurizio Pollini in recital. In total, the 2014-2015 season will include 46 music, dance and entertainment engagements. The 2014-15 season is sponsored by Amy and Joshua Boger. (more...)

VIDEO: Pharrell Williams Gets Happy on OPRAH PRIME; Check Out Clips!
by TV News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

On last night's OPRAH PRIMETIME, Oprah met up with seven-time Grammy® winner Pharrell Williams, one of the most innovative and sought-after artists in the music industry today. (more...)

The American Composers Orchestra Announces 2014-2015 Season - ORCHESTRA UNDERGROUND, BLUES SYMPHONY & BEYOND and More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

Under the leadership of Artistic Director Derek Bermel and Music Director George Manahan, American Composers Orchestra's (ACO) 2014-2015 season strengthens the orchestra's commitment to serve as a catalyst for the creation of new orchestral music, providing unprecedented opportunities for American composers to create new work and for audiences to discover it. Now in its 11th year at Carnegie Hall's Zankel Hall, Orchestra Underground continues as ACO's subversive and entrepreneurial redefinition of the orchestra as an elastic ensemble, and this year features the rarely performed orchestral music of pioneering composer and performer Meredith Monk, holder of the 2014-2015 Richard and Barbara Debs Composer's Chair at Carnegie Hall (Monk's Sphere, November 21). Orchestra Underground brings cabaret, pop, and jazz traditions into the concert hall in a program featuring Kurt Weill's cabaret cult classic The Seven Deadly Sins sung by Shara Worden (Sin & Songs, February 27). For the first time in several seasons, ACO returns to performing with full symphonic forces outside of Carnegie Hall - the orchestra's April concert at Jazz at Lincoln Center will showcase the New York premiere ofWynton Marsalis' Blues Symphony. (more...)

PRISM Quartet Presents HERITAGE/EVOLUTION, Now thru 6/12
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

PRISM Quartet Turns 30 and the saxophone quartet announces an ambitious three-part concert series in NYC and Philadelphia that charts fresh musical territory: “HERITAGE/EVOLUTION.”The classical PRISM Quartet commissions six of today's most inventive jazz saxophonists to compose sax quintets & sextets and perform them with PRISM. Heritage/Evolution 1: PRISM Quartet with STEVE LEHMAN & RUDRESH MAHANTHAPPA, tonight, April 11 at World Cafe Live, Philadelphia andSaturday, April 12 at Symphony Space, NYC. Heritage/Evolution 2: PRISM Quartet with TIM RIES & MIGUEL ZENÓN on Thursday, May 8 at World Cafe Live, Philadelphia and Today, May 9 at Symphony Space, NYC. Heritage/Evolution 3: PRISM Quartet with DAVE LIEBMAN & GREG OSBY on Wednesday, June 11 at World Cafe Live, Philadelphia and Thursday, June 12 at Symphony Space, NYC. All performances begin at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Lineup Announced for the 57th Annual Monterey Jazz Festival
by BWW News Desk - Apr 03, 2014

Today Monterey Jazz Festival announces the star-studded line up for the 57th Annual Monterey Jazz Festival to be held September 19–21 at the Monterey County Fairgrounds & Event Center. (more...)

Bobby McFerrin to Bring SPIRITYOUALL Tour to Bass Concert Hall, 4/24
by BWW News Desk - Apr 02, 2014

Texas Performing Arts presents ten-time GRAMMY Award-winner Bobby McFerrin in his 'spirityouall' tour at Bass Concert Hall on Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 8 p.m. (more...)

Pittsburgh Cultural Trust to Celebrate National Jazz Appreciation Month in April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2014

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust celebrates National Jazz Appreciation Month throughout April 2014 with performances by Grammy Award-winning musicians and iconic jazz performers. In addition to the special ticketed performances at Cabaret at Theater Square, the Trust continues its free BNY Mellon | Jazz Presents JazzLive series at Backstage Bar. (more...)

Smithsonian to Celebrate 50th Anniversary of John Coltrane during Jazz Appreciation Month
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2014

The Smithsonian's National Museum of American History will kick off the 13th annual Jazz Appreciation Month March 26 at 11 a.m., with donations from Ravi Coltrane. (more...)

Sheila E's New Album ICON Now Available
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2014

World-class drummer and percussionist Sheila Escovedo's first CD in 13 years, ICON, is available today at all major digital stores. 'We are excited about the release, particularly of the multi-genre format that reflects Sheila E.'s broad artistry and experience,' stated manager Gilbert Davison. '2014 marks Sheila's 40th anniversary in the music business and what better way to celebrate than to release a new CD.' (more...)

Sheila E. Celebrates 40th Year in Music Business With Release of New Solo CD 'Icon' Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2014

World-class drummer and percussionist Sheila Escovedo is scheduled to release her first solo album in twelve years, 'Icon,' today, March 25 as part of the celebration of her 40th anniversary in the music business, (more...)

MUSIC AT THE MANSION to Continue with Fran Leonardis, Christian Fabian, and More!, 2/23
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2014

NiCori Studios and Productions in association with Oakeside Bloomfield Cultural Center announces a new installment of the monthly concert series, 'Music at the Mansion', on Sunday, March 23, at 3pm. Performers include Fran Leonardis, Christian Fabian and Lauren Fox & Ritt Henn. The featured performer in the 'Young Musician Moment' will be Elizabeth Nucci. (more...)

Euforquestra Announces Tour Dates & Premieres New Track
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2014

Fort Collins/Denver-based band Eufórquestra (pronounced: yoo • FOHR • keh • struh) returns with their fourth full-length studio album, Fire, set for worldwide release on March 25, 2014. (more...)

UW World Series to Feature Works from Israel, Mali, Ukraine & More in 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2014

The UW World Series brings Seattle audiences some of the most exciting artists and companies from around the globe. The tradition continues into the 2014-15 season with a stellar line-up of living masters and emerging talents curated by Artistic Director Michelle Witt in her third year of programming the Series. 23 artists and companies from over 21 countries will be represented, including Israel, Mali, Ukraine, Great Britain, Spain, France, Canada, Russia, Hungary, the USA, and the eleven countries that make up the Nile basin. (more...)

Dewa Budjana Releases 'Surya Namaskar' featuring Jimmy Johnson
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2014

Dewa Budjana, Indonesian iconic guitar legend of Balinese ethnic heritage, is releasing his 3rd album (his 7th solo effort on his parallel jazz-fusion career) on MoonJune Records; the New York City independent label of progressive music that explores boundaries of jazz, rock, avant-garde, ethno & the unknown, run by its cosmopolitan honcho and executive producer Leonardo Pavkovic. (more...)

PRISM Quartet Presents HERITAGE/EVOLUTION, 4/11-6/12
by BWW News Desk - Mar 06, 2014

PRISM Quartet Turns 30 and the saxophone quartet announces an ambitious three-part concert series in NYC and Philadelphia that charts fresh musical territory: “HERITAGE/EVOLUTION.”The classical PRISM Quartet commissions six of today's most inventive jazz saxophonists to compose sax quintets & sextets and perform them with PRISM. Heritage/Evolution 1: PRISM Quartet with STEVE LEHMAN & RUDRESH MAHANTHAPPA, Friday, April 11 at World Cafe Live, Philadelphia andSaturday, April 12 at Symphony Space, NYC. Heritage/Evolution 2: PRISM Quartet with TIM RIES & MIGUEL ZENÓN on Thursday, May 8 at World Cafe Live, Philadelphia and Friday, May 9 at Symphony Space, NYC. Heritage/Evolution 3: PRISM Quartet with DAVE LIEBMAN & GREG OSBY on Wednesday, June 11 at World Cafe Live, Philadelphia and Thursday, June 12 at Symphony Space, NYC. All performances begin at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Celebrity Series of Boston Presents THE SPRING QUARTET Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 06, 2014

Celebrity Series of Boston will present jazz ensemble The Spring Quartet tonight, March 6, 2014, at 8:00pm at Sanders Theatre, Memorial Hall, Harvard University, 45 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA. This performance is sponsored by Amy and Joshua Boger and Tufts Health Plan. (more...)

Sheila E. Celebrates 40th Year in Music Business With Release of New Solo CD 'Icon'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 05, 2014

World-class drummer and percussionist Sheila Escovedo is scheduled to release her first solo album in twelve years, 'Icon,' on March 25 as part of the celebration of her 40th anniversary in the music business, (more...)

Sheila E. to Release New Album, 3/25
by BWW News Desk - Mar 04, 2014

World-class drummer and percussionist Sheila Escovedo is scheduled to release her first solo album in twelve years, Icon, on March 25 as part of the celebration of her 40th anniversary in the music business, it was announced today by Manager Gilbert Davison. 'We are excited about the release, particularly of the multi-genre format that reflects Sheila E.'s broad artistry and experience,' Davison expresses. (more...)

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