Kurt Elling News

Photo Coverage: Kurt Elling Celebrates Release of New Album at BirdlandPhoto Coverage: Kurt Elling Celebrates Release of New Album at Birdland
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jan 14, 2016

Kurt Elling, the preeminent male vocalist in jazz, celebrated Passion World - his fifth album from Concord Records at Birdland last night and BroadwayWorld was there - check out photos below (more...)

Monterey Jazz Festival to Tour in 2016Monterey Jazz Festival to Tour in 2016
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2015

Highlights of the tour include a five-night run at Birdland in New York City, with appearances at major performing arts centers and colleges in Arkansas, Arizona, California, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Texas, and Virginia. (more...)

Cyrill Aimee, Christine Ebersole & Billy Stritch and More Coming Up This Month at BirdlandCyrill Aimee, Christine Ebersole & Billy Stritch and More Coming Up This Month at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2015

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup for November 23 -29, featuring Cyrill Aimee, Christine Ebersole and Billy Stritch, Barbara Carroll, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Budapest's Modern Art Orchestra to Perform in DC, NYC This NovemberBudapest's Modern Art Orchestra to Perform in DC, NYC This November
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2015

Hungarian Cultural Center New York presents the renowned classical and jazz big band Modern Art Orchestra direct from Budapest in a pair of concerts in Washington, D.C. and NYC, led by bandleader/composer/trumpeter Kornel Fekete-Kovacs. (more...)

Budapest's Modern Art Orchestra to Perform in DC, NYC This NovemberBudapest's Modern Art Orchestra to Perform in DC, NYC This November
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2015

Hungarian Cultural Center New York presents the renowned classical and jazz big band Modern Art Orchestra direct from Budapest in a pair of concerts in Washington, D.C. and NYC, led by bandleader/composer/trumpeter Kornel Fekete-Kovacs. (more...)

Celia Keenan-Bolger & Michael Urie, Lesli Margherita and More Set for Birdland This NovemberCelia Keenan-Bolger & Michael Urie, Lesli Margherita and More Set for Birdland This November
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2015

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its November 2015 schedule, featuring Django Reinhardt Festival Allstars, Benny Green Trio, The Birdland Big Band, Lesli Margherita, Christine Ebersole & Billy Stritch, Poncho Sanchez, Jim Caruso's Cast Party and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Kurt Elling Makes Cafe Carlyle Debut with ELLING SWINGS SINATRAPhoto Coverage: Kurt Elling Makes Cafe Carlyle Debut with ELLING SWINGS SINATRA
by Stephen Sorokoff - Oct 14, 2015

GRAMMY Award-winning jazz vocalist Kurt Elling made his Cafe Carlyle debut last night with Elling Swings Sinatra and BroadwayWorld was there.  (more...)

Kurt Elling Makes Cafe Carlyle Debut TonightKurt Elling Makes Cafe Carlyle Debut Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2015

GRAMMY Award-winning jazz vocalist Kurt Elling makes his Cafe Carlyle debut with Elling Swings Sinatra, tonight, October 13, through October 17. (more...)

Kurt Elling to Make Cafe Carlyle Debut, 10/13-17Kurt Elling to Make Cafe Carlyle Debut, 10/13-17
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2015

GRAMMY Award-winning jazz vocalist Kurt Elling makes his Cafe Carlyle debut with Elling Swings Sinatra, October 13-17. The five-night run will pay homage to the legendary male vocalist in celebration of Sinatra's centenary. Elling will lend his own voice to Sinatra's vast repertoire with reinterpretations of classic hits such as 'Come Fly With Me,' 'In the Still of the Night' and 'April in Paris.' These ever-familiar tunes will be transformed by Elling's superb vocal expertise, breathing new life into old favorites for today's audiences. At Cafe Carlyle, he will be accompanied by Clark Sommers on bass, John McLean on guitar, Jared Schonig on drums, Wayne Tucker on trumpet, Troy Roberts on tenor sax and Gary Versace on piano (Ted Rosenthal replacing Gary Versace on October 16 only). (more...)

Saxophonist/Composer John Wojciechowski Releases New CD FOCUS TodaySaxophonist/Composer John Wojciechowski Releases New CD FOCUS Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2015

hose players happen to be the members of his tightly-knit working quartet, who appear on his outstanding new CD 'Focus.' Origin Records will release the disc, Wojciechowski's first for the label, today, September 18. (more...)

Chiara String Quartet Set for Cooperstown Festival, 10/4Chiara String Quartet Set for Cooperstown Festival, 10/4
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2015

On Sunday, October 4 at 4 pm, the Cooperstown Summer Music Festival presents a special concert for fall, with the Chiara String Quartet performing all three of the Brahms string quartets from memory. (more...)

Saxophonist/Composer John Wojciechowski's to Release New CD 'Focus', 9/18Saxophonist/Composer John Wojciechowski's to Release New CD 'Focus', 9/18
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2015

hose players happen to be the members of his tightly-knit working quartet, who appear on his outstanding new CD 'Focus.' Origin Records will release the disc, Wojciechowski's first for the label, on September 18. (more...)

Laurie Antonioli's 'Varuna' Set for Release Next MonthLaurie Antonioli's 'Varuna' Set for Release Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2015

Since returning to her native Bay Area in 2006 from a period of living and working in Europe, vocalist Laurie Antonioli has concentrated her creative energies on her American Dreams band, which backed her on last year's breakthrough Origin Records release 'Songs of Shadow, Songs of Light.' For her new Origin CD, 'Varuna,' Antonioli returns to an important chapter in her musical life by recording intimate sessions with her collaborator of more than 25 years, the esteemed pianist Richie Beirach. The CD, Antonioli's 6th as a leader, will be released September 18. (more...)

Brian Stokes Mitchell, Alexa Ray Joel & More Set for Cafe Carlyle This FallBrian Stokes Mitchell, Alexa Ray Joel & More Set for Cafe Carlyle This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2015

The Carlyle, A Rosewood Hotel has announced the Cafe Carlyle's fall 2015 season, which features the venue debuts of the Broadway veteran Brian Stokes Mitchell, who kicks off the season, and jazz vocalist Kurt Elling; as well as the return of audience favorites Buster Poindexter (aka David Johansen), Alexa Ray Joel, John Pizzarelli & Jessica Molaskey, and Steve Tyrell.  (more...)

Cooperstown Summer Music Festival to Feature Four Concerts This AugustCooperstown Summer Music Festival to Feature Four Concerts This August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2015

?Virtuosic string trios performed by international award-winning artists,  a dynamic ensemble that asks the audience to choose what they play, and a concert of masterworks all composed in 1924 are featured this August at the Cooperstown Summer Music Festival. (more...)

Photo Flash: Jose Iturbi Foundation Salutes Sinatra's 100th at the Hollywood BowlPhoto Flash: Jose Iturbi Foundation Salutes Sinatra's 100th at the Hollywood Bowl
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2015

For two decades, the JoseŠ Iturbi Foundation (www.joseiturbifoundation.org) has fulfilled his mission by sponsoring blockbuster concerts and international musical competitions, showcasing professional classical music artists in the making. (more...)

Photo Coverage:  Ann Hampton Callaway & Kari Strand Celebrate Their Marriage at BirdlandPhoto Coverage: Ann Hampton Callaway & Kari Strand Celebrate Their Marriage at Birdland
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jun 30, 2015

Birdland was the scene of a very special show last night as friends and family gathered for the Wedding Celebration of Ann Hampton Callaway and Kari Strand. Broadway at Birdland and Jim Caruso's Cast Party have seen many famous and talented people on that legendary stage but it will be hard to top last night's list of guests. Broadwayworld was there and here are some of the friends and relatives of Ann and Kari. (more...)

New Bob Mintzer Big Band CD 'Get Up!' Out TodayNew Bob Mintzer Big Band CD 'Get Up!' Out Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2015

Since 1983, tenor saxophonist, composer, and arranger Bob Mintzer has been delving into the big band format and its myriad stylistic possibilities, collecting five Grammy nominations and one Grammy win in the process. His newest recording, 'Get Up!,' which is his 20th big band album to date, will be released by MCG Jazz today, June 23. (more...)

2015 Pittsburgh JazzLive International Festival Set for This Weekend2015 Pittsburgh JazzLive International Festival Set for This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2015

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust is proud to present the fifth annual Pittsburgh JazzLive International Festival (PJLIF) this weekend, June 19 - 21, 2015. (more...)

South Florida JAZZ Presents The Clayton Brothers Quintet in Concert TonightSouth Florida JAZZ Presents The Clayton Brothers Quintet in Concert Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2015

South Florida JAZZ, the area's premier modern jazz organization, is excited to present The Clayton Brothers Quintet tonight, June 13, 2015 at 8:00 PM. (more...)

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