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Date of Birth: November 27, 1942
Date of Death: September 18, 1970 (27)
Birth Place: Seattle, WA, USA
Gender: Male
Jon Batiste & Stay Human Join St. Regis Big Stars, Bright Nights LineupJon Batiste & Stay Human Join St. Regis Big Stars, Bright Nights Lineup
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016

Jon Batiste & Stay Human, the sizzling house band on "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert," joins the St. Regis Big Stars, Bright Nights line-up on August 20 at Deer Valley Resort's Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater. Andy Garcia and the CineSon All Stars, previously scheduled to play August 20, will now perform on August 27. For tickets and information: 435-655-3114 or www.BigStarsBrightNightsConcerts.org (more...)

Apollo Theater Sets 2016-17 Season: Hendrix in Harlem, WOW - Women of the World Festival & MoreApollo Theater Sets 2016-17 Season: Hendrix in Harlem, WOW - Women of the World Festival & More
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2016

The Apollo Theater today announced details of its 2016-2017 season, which will feature an array of programs showcasing both established and emerging artists and deepen parterships with a diverse array of institutions. The new season will extend the nonprofit institution's commitment to catalyzing the creation of new works that draw upon the legacy of the world-famous Theater. Alongside engagements with international artists working in a variety of disciplines, the season will include forums for cross-cultural dialogue led by artists and scholars, and education programs for students and families from throughout the five boroughs. (more...)

Atlantic Theater Company's 2016-17 Season to Include New Mamet Play, Robert Lopez Musical, Rebecca Hall-Led ANIMAL & More!Atlantic Theater Company's 2016-17 Season to Include New Mamet Play, Robert Lopez Musical, Rebecca Hall-Led ANIMAL & More!
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2016

Off-Broadway's Atlantic Theater Company announced its 2016-17 season today, comprised of six production by award-winning composers and playwrights. (more...)

Legacy Recordings to Release Steve Vai'sModern Primitive / Passion and Warfare 25th Anniversary EditionLegacy Recordings to Release Steve Vai'sModern Primitive / Passion and Warfare 25th Anniversary Edition
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2016

Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, will release Steve Vai's Modern Primitive / Passion and Warfare 25th Anniversary Edition, a celebratory 2CD collection of classic tracks and previously unreleased music, on Friday, June 24. (more...)

Broadway Sound Designer Abe Jacob to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at Live Design AwardsBroadway Sound Designer Abe Jacob to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at Live Design Awards
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

Legendary theatrical sound designer Abe Jacob will be honored for his pioneering career achievements at the Live Design Awards on Monday, June 13 in New York. Another legendary icon, Chita Rivera, will present the award to Jacob, whom she has known since the original Broadway production of CHICAGO (1975). (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com for 5/8/2016 - 5/15/2016Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com for 5/8/2016 - 5/15/2016
by BWW - May 15, 2016

Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com from 5/8/2016 - 5/15/2016. (more...)

BWW Interview: Sugar Blue Returns with New Album, 'Voyage'BWW Interview: Sugar Blue Returns with New Album, 'Voyage'
by Tory Gates - May 11, 2016

'...as Willie Dixon has said so many times, 'the blues are the roots, the rest of the music are the fruits.' (more...)

Jake Shimabukuro to Perform LIVE at Kleinhans Music Hall, 11/17Jake Shimabukuro to Perform LIVE at Kleinhans Music Hall, 11/17
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2016

BUFFALO, NY - Ukulele virtuoso Jake Shimabukuro will perform at Kleinhans Music Hall at 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17. Tickets will go on sale on Thursday, May 11. Shimabukuro has singlehandedly redefined the ukulele, exploring the instrument's possibilities like none other and inspiring a generation to learn the instrument. His YouTube videos of songs by The Beatles and Jimi Hendrix went viral and launched him into the international spotlight. He performs a range of rock music, tunes from his native Hawaii, and original works. (more...)

Julien's Auctions Presents Most Important Marilyn Monroe Collection from Estate of Lee StrasbergJulien's Auctions Presents Most Important Marilyn Monroe Collection from Estate of Lee Strasberg
by TV News Desk - May 10, 2016

Julien's Auctions, the world record breaking auction house to the stars, has announced on offer one of the most personal collections of Marilyn Monroe from the estate of Lee Strasberg. (more...)

ZZ Top Coming to Indian Ranch, 9/10ZZ Top Coming to Indian Ranch, 9/10
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2016

?Celebrating 70 years, Indian Ranch in Webster, MA announced that ZZ Top, will be performing live in concert on Saturday, September 10 at 2:00 P.M.  Tickets go on-sale this Friday, May 13 at 10:00 A.M. (more...)

Trampled Under Foot to Reunite for 2016 BLUES FROM THE TOP FestivalTrampled Under Foot to Reunite for 2016 BLUES FROM THE TOP Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2016

This year's 14th Annual Blues From The Top Festival features its finest music lineup yet, with a reunion by renowned Blues-Americana group, Trampled Under Foot! (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2016

 Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts (PTPA) is proud to present 'The Summer of Love Concert Experience' featuring The Styx's Glen Burtnik and Marc Rubinstein's Pig Light Show, the most psychedelic light show in Rock and Roll history, on Saturday, May 7, at 8 p.m. (more...)

Bid on Items from David Bowie, Lady Gaga & More in Julien's Auctions 'Music Icons' EventBid on Items from David Bowie, Lady Gaga & More in Julien's Auctions 'Music Icons' Event
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2016

Julien's Auctions, the world record breaking auction house to the stars, has announced its highly anticipated Music Icons auction event to take place at the Hard Rock Café New York on Saturday, May 21, 2016. (more...)

Ukulele Icon Jake Shimabukuro to Play the Blue Note HawaiiUkulele Icon Jake Shimabukuro to Play the Blue Note Hawaii
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2016

Blue Note Hawaii, the state's premier venue for the world's most celebrated artists, announces local ukulele master Jake Shimabukuro in a return engagement June 29 - July 1, 2016. (more...)

John Ridley, Idris Elba to Star in Limited Showtime Series GUERRILAJohn Ridley, Idris Elba to Star in Limited Showtime Series GUERRILA
by TV News Desk - Apr 20, 2016

Academy Award-winner John Ridley (American Crime, 12 Years a Slave) will write, direct and executive produce GUERRILLA, a new six-part limited series set to air on SHOWTIME and Sky Atlantic, (more...)

'Great Balls of Fire' Songwriter & Broadway Performer Jack Hammer Dies at 90'Great Balls of Fire' Songwriter & Broadway Performer Jack Hammer Dies at 90
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2016

Hammer performed on Broadway in the 1970s in BUBBLING BROWN SUGAR and at one point was scheduled to portray Jimi Hendrix in a film. Mr. Hammer was a veteran who served in World War II. (more...)

Cure4Hunger to Unveil 'Gravity Gardens' Over Earth Day WeekendCure4Hunger to Unveil 'Gravity Gardens' Over Earth Day Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2016

Earth Day Weekend will hold special significance this year when the inaugural Healthy Earth Music & Arts Fest makes its premiere in Los Angeles' historic Leimert Park, Saturday, April 23 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. (more...)

WOMEN OF LETTERS, Isaac Oliver and More Coming Up This Month at Joe's PubWOMEN OF LETTERS, Isaac Oliver and More Coming Up This Month at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2016

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its nightly performances, April 6-17, 2016. Scroll down for more details and visit www.joespub.com for a complete list of shows! (more...)

THIRTEEN's American Masters to Air U.S. Broadcast Premiere of Janis Joplin Documentary, 5/3THIRTEEN's American Masters to Air U.S. Broadcast Premiere of Janis Joplin Documentary, 5/3
by TV News Desk - Apr 4, 2016

American Masters Janis: Little Girl Blue premieres nationwide Tuesday, May 3 at 8:00 p.m. ET on PBS (check local listings) as part of the 30 th anniversary season of THIRTEEN's American Masters series. (more...)

The Wailers, Hiroshima & More Set for Blue Note in AprilThe Wailers, Hiroshima & More Set for Blue Note in April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2016

Blue Note Hawaii, the state's premier venue for the world's most celebrated artists, will be jamming as they welcome legendary reggae supergroup, The Wailers, Grammy Award-winning jazz guitarist Lee Ritenour, Latin percussionist Gerardo Velez and a host of local talent including Willie K, Natalie Ai Kamauu, Melveen Leed and Shari Lynn. The month kicks off with local music icons Henry Kapono, Brother Noland and John Cruz together as the Rough Riders. Blue Note Hawaii also continues Gospel Brunch every Sunday with a 1:00 p.m. showtime, with doors opening at 11:00 a.m.  (more...)

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