James Moody News

Can You Sing? Enter the 6th Annual Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal CompetitionCan You Sing? Enter the 6th Annual Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

For the sixth consecutive year, singers from around the world will gather online to compete in the Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition - a 21st century version of the amateur night at the Apollo Theater that helped launch the career of a gifted teenager from Newark, Sarah 'Sassy' Vaughan, more than 70 years ago. (more...)

Audra McDonald, AIN'T MISBEHAVIN', Jazz, Dance and More Set for NJPAC's 2017-18 SeasonAudra McDonald, AIN'T MISBEHAVIN', Jazz, Dance and More Set for NJPAC's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

The New Jersey Performing Arts Center announces its 20th anniversary 2017-18 season with the initial launch of more than 150 performances and special events, all wrapped into a festive new reimagining of the NJPAC brand identity. (more...)

Gabrielle Stravelli to Celebrate New Album DREAM AGO at PangeaGabrielle Stravelli to Celebrate New Album DREAM AGO at Pangea
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

Gabrielle Stravelli - the celebrated pop/jazz vocalist and songwriter called an "outstanding singer" by The Wall Street Journal and "hotter than the equator" by The Village Voice - will celebrate her recent album Dream Ago at Pangea (178 Second Avenue in New York) on Friday, June 9 at 7:00 PM.  (more...)

Concerts At St. Thomas Presents St. Thomas Choir Of Men And Boys, 5/11Concerts At St. Thomas Presents St. Thomas Choir Of Men And Boys, 5/11
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

On Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 7:30 pm Concerts at Saint Thomas presents the Saint Thomas Choir of Men and Boys in their final concert of the season featuring a rare performance of George Shearing's Songs and Sonnets from Shakespeare. (more...)

Tickets On Sale 4/28 for ELLA & DIZZY at NJPACTickets On Sale 4/28 for ELLA & DIZZY at NJPAC
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents Ella & Dizzy: The Centennial Celebration! Celebrate the 100th birthdays of Ella Fitzgerald and Dizzy Gillespie with an exclusive lineup of acclaimed jazz artists:  Gregory Porter, Lizz Wright, Regina Carter, Valerie Simpson, Randy Brecker and Sean Jones, all backed by the Christian McBride Big Band. (more...)

Joao Bosco, Rolando Morales-Matos and More Set for 1st Week of May at BirdlandJoao Bosco, Rolando Morales-Matos and More Set for 1st Week of May at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its schedule for May 1-May 7, featuring João Bosco, Rolando Morales-Matos and his Jazz' Y Mambo Band, Arianna Neikrug, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

NJPAC's James Moody Jazz Orchestra and More Set for International Jazz Day ConcertNJPAC's James Moody Jazz Orchestra and More Set for International Jazz Day Concert
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

In a special partnership with the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), Rutgers University and WBGO Jazz 88.3FM, NJPAC Arts Education's James Moody Jazz Orchestra (formerly the Brick City Jazz Orchestra) along with the award-winning Jazz House Big Band and Lima Interscolar Big Band entertains both jazz aficionados and casual music fans alike in a celebration of big band music, from the swing era to contemporary jazz-rock fusion. (more...)

Birdland Announces May 2017 ScheduleBirdland Announces May 2017 Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

Birdland will kick-off their exciting month of programming with the following acts: (more...)

Zakir Hussain and Dave Holland to Perform at NJPAC This FallZakir Hussain and Dave Holland to Perform at NJPAC This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

Internationally renowned musicians Zakir Hussain and Dave Holland, will be performing in Newark, New Jersey and the New Jersey Performing Arts Center's Prudential Hall on November 5th, 2017.  Presale begins April 6th, followed by Public sale starting at 10am on April 7th. (more...)

Legendary Jazz Greats Inspire Teen Musicians at NJPACLegendary Jazz Greats Inspire Teen Musicians at NJPAC
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

George Wein and James Moody, both legendary pioneers of jazz, are the inspirations for a pair of performance-driven programs created at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) to nurture the next generation of jazz talents. (more...)

Amanda Carr with Les Femmes de Chanson Comes to Feinstein's/54 BelowAmanda Carr with Les Femmes de Chanson Comes to Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents 'Amanda Carr with Les Femmes de Chanson'. From A Night in Tunisia to A Night to Remember, this all female, all-star trio delivers an inspired take on the American Songbook. International jazz recording artist Amanda Carr, along with pianist/vocalist Yvonne Monnett and bassist Genevieve Rose have departed from the traditional jazz trio to produce a labor of love that underscores an intimate musical connection, both with each other and the familiar melodies. (more...)

Photo Flash: Actor's Co-op Presents Relevant Drama CAT'S-PAWPhoto Flash: Actor's Co-op Presents Relevant Drama CAT'S-PAW
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2017

Actors Co-op (Ovation Award-Winner 2014 Best Intimate Theatre Musical for 110 in the Shade) presents the fourth show in its celebratory 25th Silver Anniversary season with the riveting CAT'S-PAW by William Mastrosimone and directed by Stephen Rothman.  CAT'S-PAW will preview on Wednesday, March 22 & Thursday, March 23 at 8pm and will open on Friday, March 24 at 8pm and run through Sunday, April 30 at the Actors Co-op Crossley Theatre, 1760 N. Gower St. (on the campus of the First Presbyterian Church of Hollywood) in Hollywood. (more...)

Singer and Broadway Vet Patti LaBelle to Release New Album BEL HOMMAGE This MaySinger and Broadway Vet Patti LaBelle to Release New Album BEL HOMMAGE This May
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Today, legendary award-winning entertainer, Patti LaBelle, announced that she will release a new album entitled Bel Hommage on May 5, 2017. (more...)

Joey 'D', Warren Wolf and More Coming Up at The NashJoey 'D', Warren Wolf and More Coming Up at The Nash
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

March brings a new collection of outstanding artists in jazz for its Special Engagement Series.  In addition to its weekly shows featuring emerging and veteran jazz artists every Friday and Saturday nights, Jam sessions on Sunday evenings and packed First Fridays, the top names in jazz are arriving to perform at the noted jazz club in downtown Phoenix.   (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 - Mar 1, 2017

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

Amanda Carr and Les Femmes de Chanson to Play Feinstein's/54 Below This SpringAmanda Carr and Les Femmes de Chanson to Play Feinstein's/54 Below This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents 'Amanda Carr with Les Femmes de Chanson'. From A Night in Tunisia to A Night to Remember, this all-female, all-star trio delivers an inspired take on the American Songbook. (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...)

Actors Co-Op Presents CAT'S-PAW by William MastrosimoneActors Co-Op Presents CAT'S-PAW by William Mastrosimone
by Rebecca Russo - Feb 24, 2017

Actors Co-op (Ovation Award-Winner 2014 Best Intimate Theatre Musical for 110 in the Shade) presents the fourth show in its celebratory 25th Silver Anniversary season with the riveting CAT'S-PAW by William Mastrosimone and directed by Stephen Rothman. CAT'S-PAW will preview on Wednesday, March 22 & Thursday, March 23 at 8pm and will open on Friday, March 24 at 8pmand run through Sunday, April 30 at the Actors Co-op Crossley Theatre, 1760 N. Gower St. (on the campus of the First Presbyterian Church of Hollywood) in Hollywood. (more...)

Gabrielle Stravelli Releases 'Cake of My Childhood' Single on SpotifyGabrielle Stravelli Releases 'Cake of My Childhood' Single on Spotify
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

Gabrielle Stravelli – the celebrated pop/jazz vocalist and songwriter – released “Cake of My Childhood” on Spotify, the first single from the new album Dream Ago. (more...)

$40 Lottery Ticket Policy Announced for THE BOOK OF MORMON$40 Lottery Ticket Policy Announced for THE BOOK OF MORMON
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

The Book of Mormon today announces a ticket lottery, in which a limited number of tickets will be sold by ballot for $40 each on the day of the performance. The show's ticket lottery policy began with the Broadway production, and has continued for all subsequent productions, which include two US National Tours and London's West End. The Book of Mormon is currently in previews at the Princess Theatre. Opening night is Saturday 4 February. (more...)

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