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Date Of Birth:
August 04, 1901
Date Of Death:
July 06, 1971 (69)
Birth Place:
New Orleans, LA, USA
Gender:
Male
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Preservation Hall Jazz Band Inducted into the National Recording RegistryPreservation Hall Jazz Band Inducted into the National Recording Registry
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2015

It is our great pleasure and honor to share the news that The Preservation Hall Jazz Band has been officially inducted into the Library of Congress National Recording Registry. (more...)

Elizabeth Stanley, Eliane Elias & More Set for Birdland, Week of 4/6Elizabeth Stanley, Eliane Elias & More Set for Birdland, Week of 4/6
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2015

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its chedule for April 6-12, including Eliane Elias, Elizabeth Stanley Celebrates Comden and Green featuring Andrew Rannells, Barbara Carroll, Jazz Party with Natalie Douglas and more! (more...)

2015 New York Hot Jazz Fest to Kick Off May 32015 New York Hot Jazz Fest to Kick Off May 3
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2015

Following the success of the previous two festivals, the 3rd Annual New York Hot Jazz Festival -- produced by the impresario Michael 'Misha' Katsobashvili, performer Bria Skonberg, and composer/producer Patrick Soluri (of Prohibition Productions and The Salon) -- returns to The Players this year and promises some of the biggest stars of the Hot Jazz and swing scenes in a summit of uptown and downtown talent spanning three generations. (more...)

Sheila Jordan, Anita Gillette and More to Play Birdland, Week of March 30Sheila Jordan, Anita Gillette and More to Play Birdland, Week of March 30
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2015

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its performances running March 30 - April 5, including Sheila Jordan with The Steve Kuhn Trio, Anita Gillette, Barbara Carroll, Michelle Walker, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Charles Strouse to Make UK Cabaret Debut at The Pheasantry, March 22-24Charles Strouse to Make UK Cabaret Debut at The Pheasantry, March 22-24
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2015

Charles Strouse (Annie, Bye Bye Birdie, Applause, It's A Bird … It's A Plane … It's Superman) will be performing his own songs for three nights at the Pheasantry, Sunday 22nd to Tuesday 24th March 2015. This will be his first ever cabaret performance in the UK, and Bonnie Langford will appear as a special guest all three nights. (more...)

Birdland Sets April 2015 Schedule: Sheila Jordan, Barbara Carroll & MoreBirdland Sets April 2015 Schedule: Sheila Jordan, Barbara Carroll & More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2015

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its April 2015 schedule, featuring Sheila Jordan with the Steve Kuhn Trio, Ms. Lisa Fischer, Eliane Elias, James Carter Organ Trio, Barbara Carroll, The Beegie Adair Trio with Monica Ramey, Jim Caruso's Cast Party, and more. (more...)

THE THREEPENNY OPERA to Play the Villanova Theatre, 4/14-26THE THREEPENNY OPERA to Play the Villanova Theatre, 4/14-26
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2015

Villanova Theatre presents The Threepenny Opera, with book and lyrics by Bertolt Brecht, music by Kurt Weill, directed by Valerie Joyce, and on stage April 14-26, 2015. Villanova's reimagined production will feature actors playing instruments, a striking industrial aesthetic, and a timely message. (more...)

Ben Vereen, Tony Yazbeck & More Set for 54 Below This WeekBen Vereen, Tony Yazbeck & More Set for 54 Below This Week
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2015

Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Picks for March 16-22, Featuring Ben Vereen, Tony Yazbeck, and More!Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Picks for March 16-22, Featuring Ben Vereen, Tony Yazbeck, and More!
by Louisa Brady - Mar 15, 2015

Broadway's 40 theatres aren't the only places to catch performances from your favorite stars! Well after Broadway orchestra's begin their overtures, ensemble members take their dance breaks, and performers belt out their eleven- o'clock numbers, the party continues at various cabaret venues throughout New York City. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you some cabaret highlights for this week as picked by our theatre editors, including: Amy Spanger at Birdland; Tony Yazbeck: The Floor Above Me; The Best Of 'Broadway Sings', featuring Alysha Umphress & More; Ben Vereen: Steppin' Out; and My F#*ked Up Valentine. (more...)

John Abercrombie Quartet, Anika Larsen with Jessie Mueller and More Set for Week of 3/23 at BirdlandJohn Abercrombie Quartet, Anika Larsen with Jessie Mueller and More Set for Week of 3/23 at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2015

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup for March 23 - March 29, featuring the John Abercrombie Quartet, Anika Larsen with Jessie Mueller & Jerrod Spector, Barbara Carroll, Peter Mazza and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

2015 Helen Hayes Awards Set for Next Month at the Historic Lincoln Theatre2015 Helen Hayes Awards Set for Next Month at the Historic Lincoln Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2015

theatreWashington announced today that the 2015 Helen Hayes Awards will be held on Monday, April 6, 2015, at two of Washington's most renowned theatrical venues: the historic Lincoln Theatre will host the Awards ceremony and the Awards After-Party will be held a few blocks away at the legendary Howard Theatre. (more...)

The Hot Sardines to Perform at The Eccles Center, 4/11The Hot Sardines to Perform at The Eccles Center, 4/11
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2015

“One of the best jazz bands in NY today,” (Forbes), The Hot Sardines boogies onto The Eccles Center stage on Saturday, April 11. Foot-stomping – there's even a tap dancer – and brassy jazz sizzles as this young group resurrects the music of the 1920s, '30s and '40s, making it hot, hot, hot. Park City is privy to the sizzling Sardines' first ever U.S. tour. Show starts at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are available by calling 435-655-3114 or online at EcclesCenter.org. (more...)

6-Disc Collector's Set THE BEST OF THE ED SULLIVAN SHOW Coming to DVD 5/126-Disc Collector's Set THE BEST OF THE ED SULLIVAN SHOW Coming to DVD 5/12
by TV News Desk - Mar 11, 2015

This May, StarVista Entertainment/Time Life will bring home audiences front row seats for THE BEST OF THE ED SULLIVAN SHOW (more...)

DMT to Present HANK WILLIAMS: LOST HIGHWAYDMT to Present HANK WILLIAMS: LOST HIGHWAY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2015

The Douglas Morrisson Theatre has announced the fourth show in our 2014-2015 Journeys Season, HANK WILLIAMS: Lost Highway, The Music and Legend of Hank Williams by Randal Myler and Mark Harelik. (more...)

Ben Vereen Coming to Suncoast Showroom, 4/18-19Ben Vereen Coming to Suncoast Showroom, 4/18-19
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2015

Versatile entertainer Ben Vereen will bring his one-man show to the Suncoast Showroom April 18 and 19. (more...)

ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS; SATCHMO AT THE WALDORF & More Set for Court Theatre's 61st SeasonONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS; SATCHMO AT THE WALDORF & More Set for Court Theatre's 61st Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2015

Court Theatre announces its 61st season under the continuing leadership of Artistic Director Charles Newell, Executive Director Stephen J. Albert, and Board Chair Marilyn Fatt Vitale. (more...)

BWW Reviews: ADELAIDE FRINGE 2015: BOSWELL AND BEYOND Brought Tight Harmonies To A Sold Out TheatreBWW Reviews: ADELAIDE FRINGE 2015: BOSWELL AND BEYOND Brought Tight Harmonies To A Sold Out Theatre
by Barry Lenny - Mar 7, 2015

This is quite obviously a labour of love from some very talented professional musicians. (more...)

Network Trio, ALL U2 and More Set for Birdland, Week of March 16Network Trio, ALL U2 and More Set for Birdland, Week of March 16
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2015

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup for March 16 - March 22, including Network Trio: Charnett Moffett, Stanley Jordan & Jeff Tain Watts, 'All U2' Hosted by Maxine Linehan, Barbara Carroll, The Keanettes, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

NY Public Library for the Performing Arts Curator Doug Reside on Spoilers!NY Public Library for the Performing Arts Curator Doug Reside on Spoilers!
by NYPL for the Performing Arts - Feb 28, 2015

BroadwayWorld.com continues our exclusive content series, in collaboration with The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, which delves into the library's unparalleled archives, and resources. Below, check out a piece by Doug Reside (Lewis and Dorothy Cullman Curator for the Billy Rose Theatre Division) on spoilers: (more...)

Casts of THE LAST SHIP and SIDE SHOW, Ben Vereen, Melissa Manchester & More Set for 54 Below Next MonthCasts of THE LAST SHIP and SIDE SHOW, Ben Vereen, Melissa Manchester & More Set for 54 Below Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2015

This March, 54 BELOW presents an exciting lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond. Located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street. Below, find the schedule for upcoming events over the next month. (more...)

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