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The Nash Sets Jazz Offerings for JulyThe Nash Sets Jazz Offerings for July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2015

July is a packed month at The Nash, kicking off with a 4th of July bash with the Bad Cactus Brass Band. The month also marks the beginning of the Catch A Rising Star Series, comprised of Arizona musicians ages 18 to 24, who have been specially selected by The Nash,. The Series provides a platform for these emerging artists to gain prominence in the jazz community. (more...)

Herbie Hancock to Host & Perform in JACO'S WORLD at the Hollywood Bowl, 8/12Herbie Hancock to Host & Perform in JACO'S WORLD at the Hollywood Bowl, 8/12
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2015

Herbie Hancock, the Los Angeles Philharmonic Association's William Powers & Carolyn Powers Creative Chair for Jazz, will join an all-star line-up of special guests for Jaco's World, and host the evening at the Hollywood Bowl on Wednesday, August 12, 2015. (more...)

National Music Council to Honor Kris Kristofferson & MoreNational Music Council to Honor Kris Kristofferson & More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2015

The National Music Council will continue its 75th Anniversary Celebrations by bringing its Annual American Eagle Awards presentation to Nashville, Tennessee (more...)

Jazz Journalists Association Honors Chicago Writer/Broadcaster Neil TesserJazz Journalists Association Honors Chicago Writer/Broadcaster Neil Tesser
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2015

Neil Tesser, a Chicago-based jazz journalist, broadcaster, author, educator, former chair of the board of trustees of the National Academy of Arts and Sciences (NARAS) and current board member of the Jazz Journalists Association, was honored with the JJA's 2015 Lifetime Achievement in Jazz Journalism Award on Tuesday, June 16 at a cocktail reception at the Blue Note Jazz Club in New York City. Tesser's Award topped 2015 JJA Jazz Awards for excellence in media, winners of which were announced at the party. (more...)

Judy Collins & More Added to This Summer's Lincoln Center Out of Doors FestivalJudy Collins & More Added to This Summer's Lincoln Center Out of Doors Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2015

Lincoln Center Out of Doors one of the country's longest-running, free, summer outdoor festivals opens its 45th season on July 22, 2015. A range of concerts, dance performances, family events, related film screenings, talks, and an exhibition will be presented across three weeks, from July 22 - August 9. (more...)

Herbie Hancock Tribute Set for Fox Theatre, 8/12Herbie Hancock Tribute Set for Fox Theatre, 8/12
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2015

Z2 Entertainment is proud to present A Tribute to Herbie Hancock featuring Dave Watts, Joey Porter and Garrett Sayers of The Motet, Dominic Lalli of Big Gigantic and Dan Schwindt of Kyle Hollingsworth Band at the Fox Theatre on Wednesday, August 12th, 2015. Tickets are on sale now for $15 ADV or $20 DOS. (more...)

Grammy-Winning Jazz Legend Bob Belden Dies at Age 58Grammy-Winning Jazz Legend Bob Belden Dies at Age 58
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2015

Bob Belden, well-known jazz saxophonist, arranger, composer, bandleader and producer, passed away of a heart attack on Wednesday in New York at the age of 58.  (more...)

Esperanza Spalding to Perform at the Fox Theatre This AugustEsperanza Spalding to Perform at the Fox Theatre This August
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2015

Z2 Entertainment is proud to present Esperanza Spalding Presents: Emily's D + Evolution at the Fox Theatre on Sunday, August 2nd, 2015. (more...)

Blue Note Records Exec Bruce Lundvall Dies at 79Blue Note Records Exec Bruce Lundvall Dies at 79
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2015

Bruce Lundvall, former CEO of Blue Note Records who signed artists such as Herbie Hancock, Wynton Marsalis, Natalie Cole and Norah Jones, passed away today, May 19, 2015, due to complications from a long battle with Parkinson's disease. He was 79. (more...)

The Nash Sets Expanded Jazz Summer WorkshopsThe Nash Sets Expanded Jazz Summer Workshops
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2015

Developing new jazz musicians and building on the skills of existing artists, The Nash holds annual jazz workshops each summer. From New Orleans Trad Jazz and Latin Workshops to developing vocals and bass, the roster has expanded, with workshops running through August. Instructors at The Nash are comprised of the leading jazz artists in the Valley, many from Arizona State University and the Maricopa Community Colleges. All ages and skill levels are welcome. Register online at www.thenash.org. (more...)

10cc/Godley & Creme Legend Kevin Godley Releases New Book SPACECAKE on iBooks10cc/Godley & Creme Legend Kevin Godley Releases New Book SPACECAKE on iBooks
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2015

SPACECAKE chronicles the misadventures of a debauched and dangerous masochist as he tantrums his way through the sleazy worlds of Rock & Roll, music video and technology, each squalid escapade dragging him ever deeper into a repugnant maelstrom of sordid excess...well sort of. A wee bit. Actually...not remotely. (more...)

Artists from Across the Globe Grace Take Part in 4th Annual International Jazz DayArtists from Across the Globe Grace Take Part in 4th Annual International Jazz Day
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2015

In an unprecedented series of events worldwide on April 30 th, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz joined together to celebrate and recognize jazz as a vehicle for freedom of expression and dialogue between cultures. (more...)

Lang Lang to Close Out Houston Symphony's 2014-15 Classical Season, 5/12Lang Lang to Close Out Houston Symphony's 2014-15 Classical Season, 5/12
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2015

Superstar Chinese pianist Lang Lang returns to Jones Hall on Tuesday, May 12, to perform with the Houston Symphony for one night only under the baton of Music Director Andres Orozco-Estrada. (more...)

Chan Centre's 2015-16 Season to Feature Legends, Legacies & MoreChan Centre's 2015-16 Season to Feature Legends, Legacies & More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2015

The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) announces its spectacular 2015/16 concert series, bringing a staggering array of virtuosic musicians, spirited vocal wonders, thrilling débuts, and anticipated returns to the acoustically exquisite Chan Shun Concert Hall. From passionate flamenco to cherished American folk, from energized West African pop to stirring Indian sitar music, the season's performances defy standards and transcend genres, promising to inspire and amaze. (more...)

Ebony Repertory Theatre to Present THE GOSPEL AT COLONUS, 6/18-7/19Ebony Repertory Theatre to Present THE GOSPEL AT COLONUS, 6/18-7/19
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2015

Ebony Repertory Theatre (ERT - Founder/Producer Wren T. Brown) announced today that they will present the Pulitzer Prize Finalist and Tony Award-nominated production of THE GOSPEL AT COLONUS starring Tony Award-winner Roger Robinson (Joe Turner's Come and Gone) as Oedpius. The acclaimed production, conceived and adapted by Lee Breuer (Mabou Mines' Trilogy) and music by Bob Telson (Lincoln Center Theater's Chronicle of a Death Foretold), is a soul stirring dramatic-musical which takes place within the framework of a Pentecostal church service set against the tragic Greek background of the story of Oedipus at Colonus, in which the exiled king Oedipus seeks a place where he may be properly buried. ERT's production, directed by Andi Chapman (Actors Co-op's Steel Magnolias - Drama-Logue Award for Outstanding Director), will commemorate the 30th Anniversary of the Los Angeles Premiere. Performances will run June 18 - July 19, 2015 with an official press opening on Saturday, June 20 at the Nate Holden Performing Arts Center (4718 West Washington Boulevard) in Los Angeles. (more...)

Julia Fordham to Celebrate PORCELAIN 25th Anniversary at Feinstein's at the Nikko, 6/18Julia Fordham to Celebrate PORCELAIN 25th Anniversary at Feinstein's at the Nikko, 6/18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2015

Hotel Nikko San Francisco and Michael Feinstein are proud to welcome English songbird, Julia Fordham, to Feinstein's at the Nikko on Thursday, June 18 at 8 p.m. for one performance only! (more...)

Julio Iglesias to Receive Honorary Degree from Berklee College of MusicJulio Iglesias to Receive Honorary Degree from Berklee College of Music
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2015

Berklee College of Music president Roger H. Brown will present Julio Iglesias, Doug Morris, Harvey Mason, and Dee Dee Bridgewater with honorary doctor of music degrees at Berklee's commencement ceremony, Saturday, May 9, at the 7,000-seat Agganis Arena at Boston University. More than 900 Berklee graduates, their parents, and invited guests will be in attendance. (more...)

An Evening with Grammy Award Winner Paula Cole to Close the Gracie Theatre's SeasonAn Evening with Grammy Award Winner Paula Cole to Close the Gracie Theatre's Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2015

Husson University welcomes Grammy Award winning singer/songwriter Paula Cole to the Grace Theatre on Friday, April 24, 2015. (more...)

White House to Host PBS Concert Celebrating Gospel Music This JuneWhite House to Host PBS Concert Celebrating Gospel Music This June
by TV News Desk - Apr 10, 2015

"The Gospel Tradition: In Performance at the White House" showcases an evening of celebration with President and Mrs. Obama at the White House in honor of gospel music and its profound influence on American music. (more...)

JD Souther Releases New Album 'Tenderness'JD Souther Releases New Album 'Tenderness'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2015

Songwriters Hall of Fame inductee, iconic musician and actor JD Souther releases his new album Tenderness via Sony Music Masterworks. (more...)

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