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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
Melissa Errico, Django Reinhardt NY Festival All Stars and More Coming Up Over July 4th at BirdlandMelissa Errico, Django Reinhardt NY Festival All Stars and More Coming Up Over July 4th at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup for July 3-July 9, featuring Django Reinhardt NY Festival All Stars with Special Guest Vocalist Veronica Swift, Sean Harkness & Will Galison, Alemay Fernandez Featuring Shawn Letts, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Second Show Added to Dr. Phillips Center Jazz Orchestra's Vocal Jazz SummitSecond Show Added to Dr. Phillips Center Jazz Orchestra's Vocal Jazz Summit
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Due to popular demand, Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts announces an added second show of Dr. Phillips Center Jazz Orchestra's Vocal Jazz Summit. (more...)

Tony Bennett to Receive Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular SongTony Bennett to Receive Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song
by TV News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden today announced that Tony Bennett is the next recipient of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. (more...)

BRIC to Celebrate Brooklyn with Pharoah Sanders, The Soul Rebels, Tei Shi, Lila Downs, and MoreBRIC to Celebrate Brooklyn with Pharoah Sanders, The Soul Rebels, Tei Shi, Lila Downs, and More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

The BRIC Festival has announced its full lineup! See the full schedule below! (more...)

Chicago's Landmark Avalon Regal Theater Goes HologramChicago's Landmark Avalon Regal Theater Goes Hologram
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

Hologram USA Networks Inc.  today announced a partnership with Chicago's historic Avalon Regal Theater to install its patented hologram technology on a permanent basis, allowing live artists to be "beamed" in by telepresence, and for performances by Hologram USA's recreated stars from the past.  The Avalon Regal and the Hologram USA theater in Los Angeles, will be the first full time dedicated hologram theaters in the United States, and their launch kicks off a campaign to build and install 100 theaters nationwide. The network of theaters will be supported by Hologram USA Networks and the FilmOn TV and FOTV Media Group. (more...)

Saxophone Summit, Eric Comstock & Sean Smith and More Coming Up at Birdland This SummerSaxophone Summit, Eric Comstock & Sean Smith and More Coming Up at Birdland This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup for June 26-July 2, including Saxophone Summit with Joe Lovano, Dave Liebman, and Greg Osby, Nancy Valentine, Eric Comstock and Sean Smith, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Melissa Errico, Karrin Allyson, Cast Party and More Coming Up at Birdland This JulyMelissa Errico, Karrin Allyson, Cast Party and More Coming Up at Birdland This July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its July 2017 lineup, featuring The Django Reinhardt NY Festival All Stars, Alicia Olatuja, Karrin Allyson, Louis Hayes Quintet, Joe Alterman Trio, Nestor Torres, Melissa Errico, Mark Winkler, Jim Caruso's Cast Party, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Town Hall to Present New Orleans Musical Legends Dr John & Henry ButlerTown Hall to Present New Orleans Musical Legends Dr John & Henry Butler
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

The biggest stars of the Big Easy will cap The Town Hall's most extensive and wide-ranging spring season to date. On Thursday, June 15th, pianists and singers Dr. John and Henry Butler, accompanied by Dr. John's legendary backing band, The Nitetrippers, bring the heat, the songs and the swing of New Orleans to Manhattan for a one-of-a-kind musical summit. (more...)

Stacey Kent and More Coming Up This Month at BirdlandStacey Kent and More Coming Up This Month at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2017

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup for June 19-June 25, featuring Stacey Kent, Lynn Stein, Beegie Adair and Monica Ramey, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Centenary Stage Co. Announces 2017-18 SeasonCentenary Stage Co. Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

                Music, dance and special events fill the Lackland Performing Arts Center as Centenary Stage Company announces its 2017 - 18 full season line up of events.  In addition to CSC's theatrical events the 2017 - 18 season will see the return of audience favorite series, such as, the January Thaw Music Festival and the annual Dance Fest all while hosting an array of exciting guest artists. (more...)

Photo Flash: Hal Prince, Audra McDonald, and More Inducted Into Lincoln Center Performing Arts Hall of FamePhoto Flash: Hal Prince, Audra McDonald, and More Inducted Into Lincoln Center Performing Arts Hall of Fame
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

Last night at Alice Tully Hall, The Performing Arts Hall of Fame at Lincoln Center held its first-ever induction ceremony and gala. The inaugural class of honorees included legendary artists Plácido Domingo, Yo-Yo Ma, Audra McDonald, Leontyne Price, Harold Prince, and Louis Armstrong. The event also honored Lincoln Center's founding members, whose spirit of innovation made Lincoln Center possible. Hosted by CBS's Norah O'Donnell, the-one-night only exclusive celebration raised $1.1 million for the 10 arts organizations of Lincoln Center. (more...)

Central Florida's Largest Symphony Orchestra presents AMERICAN ROADTRIP ConcertCentral Florida's Largest Symphony Orchestra presents AMERICAN ROADTRIP Concert
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

Central Florida Community Arts, a leading arts nonprofit is proud to present American Roadtrip, a live concert experience performed by the powerful 150-member CFCArts Symphony Orchestra. Tickets are on sale now for performances at Calvary Orlando on June 16 and 17 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

New Orleans Piano Legends Dr. John and Henry Butler Come Together for the First Time!New Orleans Piano Legends Dr. John and Henry Butler Come Together for the First Time!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

The Town Hall presents DR. JOHN AND HENRY BUTLER on Thursday June 15th   Legends of New Orleans Music Together for the First Time, and featuring Dr. John's famed backup band The Nitetrippers    One-of-a-Kind Piano Summit Brings the Big Easy to Blue Note Jazz Festival     (more...)

MFAH Presents 5th Annual Jazz on FilmMFAH Presents 5th Annual Jazz on Film
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

On four weekends in June, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, presents the fifth edition of Jazz on Film. Organized by returning guest curator Peter Lucas, this year's Jazz on Film series includes eight films highlighting jazz soundtracks and legendary musicians. (more...)

SCERA Brings Back Acappella Group TAKE 6 this MonthSCERA Brings Back Acappella Group TAKE 6 this Month
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

While a cappella music is wildly popular in Utah Valley, and many Utah groups sing to acclaim and awards, the SCERA Shell Outdoor Theatre is taking it to another level when they bring the most awarded a cappella group in history for a display of harmonic genius on Monday, June 26. (more...)

Fulton Theatre to Present Pennsylvania Premiere of Disney's NEWSIESFulton Theatre to Present Pennsylvania Premiere of Disney's NEWSIES
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2017

The nationally regarded Fulton Theatre will present the Pennsylvania Premiere of the Tony Award-winning musical Disney's Newsies, June 6 through July 23. The inspirational Disney's Newsies, based on the real-life Newsboys strike of 1899 and the 1992 film, was the toast of Broadway for more than two years. (more...)

BWW Interview: Guy Davis Forges Path Through Music, Theater & BeyondBWW Interview: Guy Davis Forges Path Through Music, Theater & Beyond
by Tory Gates - Jun 5, 2017

'I think entertaining is what I do, that is what my spirit is called to do, and the blues is kind of like my salvation. It was a form of music that I felt like it was in me. It is in me to communicate.' (more...)

Music Mountain Continues 88th SeasonMusic Mountain Continues 88th Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2017

America's Oldest Continuing Summer Chamber Music Festival, Music Mountain, continues its 88thseason with Cassatt String Quartet with guest artist Mihae Lee, piano on Sunday, June 25th (3pm) performing Mendelssohn, Beethoven, and Shostakovich. The New Black Eagle Jazz Band kicks off the weekend on Saturday, June 24(6:30pm)! Concerts are scheduled thru September 17th! (more...)

Freddy Cole Quartet and More Coming Up This Month at BirdlandFreddy Cole Quartet and More Coming Up This Month at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup for June 12-June 18, featuring Freddy Cole Quartet, Donald Vega, The John Pizzarelli Trio With Special Guest Veronica Swift, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Kevin Black's SWING! SWING! SWING! Returns to Stage Door TheatreKevin Black's SWING! SWING! SWING! Returns to Stage Door Theatre
by Carol Kassie - Jun 2, 2017

Last fall Stage Door Theatre's Theatre 2 jumped and jived with Kevin Black's exuberant production of Swing! Swing! Swing! The Carbonell Recommended musical revue was so popular with Stage Door audiences, that the theatre's Executive Producer Dee Wilson-Bunn decided it would be the perfect vehicle to 'jazz up' Stage Door's 2017 summer season.  (more...)

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