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TORCH, SASS AND SWING Hits Steppenwolf's LookOut SeriesTORCH, SASS AND SWING Hits Steppenwolf's LookOut Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

??Torch songs, smoky clubs and great music... The 70's in Chicago was a time of amazing people and music for a fresh young face out of Minnesota.  Suzanne Petri, Bobby Schiff, Jim Cox and Robert Breuler share fantastic stories of the great Chicago clubs such as Mr. Kelly's, The London House, Chez Paree and The Happy Medium. (more...)

Stacy Sullivan & Todd Murray to Bring Happy Goodbyes to 54 Below in SEPARATE WAYSStacy Sullivan & Todd Murray to Bring Happy Goodbyes to 54 Below in SEPARATE WAYS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Stacy Sullivan & Todd Murray in "Separate Ways" on Tuesday, October 4th, Wednesday, October 5th and Tuesday, November 22nd at 7:00pm. (more...)

Ladies Day Jazz Quartet Returning to the Metropolitan Room, 6/30Ladies Day Jazz Quartet Returning to the Metropolitan Room, 6/30
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2016

On Thursday, June 30 at 7 pm the Ladies Day Jazz Quartet returns to New York City's Metropolitan Room to present the compositions of classic and contemporary jazz women. (more...)

Ladies Day Jazz Quartet Returns to The Metropolitan RoomLadies Day Jazz Quartet Returns to The Metropolitan Room
by Marianka Swain - Jun 8, 2016

On Thursday, June 30 at 7pm the Ladies Day Jazz Quartet returns to New York City's Metropolitan Room to present the compositions of classic and contemporary jazz women. (more...)

NJPAC and Rutgers Announce Details of Annual All-Female Jazz ResidencyNJPAC and Rutgers Announce Details of Annual All-Female Jazz Residency
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2016

The annual All-Female Jazz Residency of the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), a week long, summer intensive for aspiring women jazz professionals, will take place at Rutgers-Newark this July.   (more...)

Artists in Partnership to Host 14th Annual Cabaret Festival, 5/19-22Artists in Partnership to Host 14th Annual Cabaret Festival, 5/19-22
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2016

Artists in Partnership (AIP), a non-profit cultural arts organization, will host its 14th Annual Cabaret Festival May 19-22 at the Long Beach Public Library, 111 West Park Avenue, Long Beach, NY. The festival will be a celebration of the cabaret genre honoring the Great American Songbook. All performances are FREE to the public. (more...)

Jazz Musician Ronny Whyte to Play Benefit Concert at Centerbrook Meeting HouseJazz Musician Ronny Whyte to Play Benefit Concert at Centerbrook Meeting House
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2016

World renowned jazz musician, Ronny Whyte will be performing a benefit concert for the Ivoryton Players on Saturday, April 30th at 7pm at Centerbrook Meeting House in Centerbrook, CT. (more...)

Spire Center to Host 3rd Plymouth Rock Assurance Jazz Fest, 5/27-29Spire Center to Host 3rd Plymouth Rock Assurance Jazz Fest, 5/27-29
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2016

Plymouth's Spire Center for Performing Arts proudly presents the third annual Plymouth Rock Assurance Jazz Fest throughout Memorial Day Weekend, Friday, May 27 through Sunday, May 29, at 25 ½ Court Street, Plymouth.  Jazz Fest 2016 is produced by Johnny Souza, through the generous sponsorship of Plymouth Rock Assurance Company and Eastern Bank.  Special guest jazz radio host Eric Jackson serves as master of ceremonies for Friday and Saturday's events. (more...)

Ladies Day Jazz Quartet to Perform at Metropolitan RoomLadies Day Jazz Quartet to Perform at Metropolitan Room
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2015

The quartet, composed of vocalist MJ Territo; pianist Linda Presgrave; bassist Iris Ornig; and drummer Barbara Merjan, has been collecting and showcasing under-performed compositions by female composers and lyricists since 2012. (more...)

Chelsea Opera to Present BENDING TOWARDS THE LIGHT, Featuring Deborah Voigt, 12/20Chelsea Opera to Present BENDING TOWARDS THE LIGHT, Featuring Deborah Voigt, 12/20
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2015

Metropolitan Opera star Deborah Voigt is the special guest in Bending Towards the Light ... A Jazz Nativity.  Chelsea Opera joins forces with Kindred Spirits, Inc. to present this fresh and dramatic telling of the Christmas story.  WQXR's Terrance McKnight and WBGO's Sheila Andersonco-host this 30th anniversary production of Bending Towards the Light ... A Jazz Nativity, featuring jazz greats Ingrid Jensen, Steve Wilson, Wycliffe Gordon, and 93-year-old Latin congo player, Candido.  Performances take place at Christ and St. Stephen's Church, 120 West 69th Street in NYC, on Sunday, December 20 at 5 pm and 8 pm.  Tickets range from $25 to $50, available online and at the door (cash/check only). (more...)

Suzanne Petri Brings TORCH, SASS AND SWING! to Davenport's TonightSuzanne Petri Brings TORCH, SASS AND SWING! to Davenport's Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2015

Chicago's acclaimed Jefferson Award nominated actress and winner of the After Dark Award for 'Outstanding Cabaret Artist' and the Chicago Cabaret Professionals Gold Coast Award, Suzanne Petri brings her brand new show, TORCH, SASS AND SWING!, to Davenport's Cabaret (1383 N Milwaukee Ave). The show runs tonight, October 28, and November 4 & 7, 2015. (more...)

Wilmette Theatre & Music Institute of Chicago to Screen LADY BE GOODWilmette Theatre & Music Institute of Chicago to Screen LADY BE GOOD
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2015

The Wilmette Theatre is proud to partner with the Music Institute of Chicago to screen the jazz documentary 'Lady Be Good' with a post-screening talk-back led by filmmaker Kay D. Ray. The Theatre is located at 1122 Central Avenue, Wilmette, 60091. Tickets are $12 ($10 for Music Institute students and families) and are available at the Theatre's Box Office, by phone 847.251.7424 or online at wilmettetheatre.com. (more...)

Suzanne Petri to Bring TORCH, SASS AND SWING! to Davenport's This FallSuzanne Petri to Bring TORCH, SASS AND SWING! to Davenport's This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2015

Chicago's acclaimed Jefferson Award nominated actress and winner of the After Dark Award for "Outstanding Cabaret Artist" and the Chicago Cabaret Professionals Gold Coast Award, Suzanne Petri brings her brand new show, TORCH, SASS AND SWING!, to Davenport's Cabaret (1383 N Milwaukee Ave). The show runs October 28, November 4 and November 7, 2015. (more...)

Wynton Marsalis Headlines NJCU Alumni Jazz Big Band Tribute to Clark Terry TonightWynton Marsalis Headlines NJCU Alumni Jazz Big Band Tribute to Clark Terry Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2015

Acclaimed trumpeter Wynton Marsalis will perform a 'Tribute to Clark Terry' with the New Jersey City University Alumni Jazz Big Band conducted by NJCU Professor Richard Lowenthal.  (more...)

Daytime Emmy-Winner A CHEF'S LIFE Returns to PBS for a Third Helping TonightDaytime Emmy-Winner A CHEF'S LIFE Returns to PBS for a Third Helping Tonight
by TV News Desk - Sep 3, 2015

The Daytime Emmy and Peabody Award-Winning PBS series A Chef's Life returns for a third season tonight, September 3, 2015 (more...)

NJPAC & Concord Music Group Accepting Entries for 4th Annual Sarah Vaughan Competition Through 9/14NJPAC & Concord Music Group Accepting Entries for 4th Annual Sarah Vaughan Competition Through 9/14
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2015

The Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition is the world's most visible jazz vocal competition of its kind and provides a platform for one outstanding female singer to launch a career in the music industry. The competition started in 2012 and was co-produced by NJPAC and JAZZ ROOTS, a Larry Rosen Production. Jazz fans are invited to review and vote for entries online; then five finalists are selected for a live performance at NJPAC as part of the TD James Moody Jazz Festival, where a panel of expert judges decides the recipient of the SASSY Award. (more...)

Wynton Marsalis to Headline NJCU Alumni Jazz Big Band Tribute to Clark Terry, 9/10Wynton Marsalis to Headline NJCU Alumni Jazz Big Band Tribute to Clark Terry, 9/10
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2015

Acclaimed trumpeter Wynton Marsalis will perform a 'Tribute to Clark Terry' with the New Jersey City University Alumni Jazz Big Band conducted by NJCU Professor Richard Lowenthal.  (more...)

Wynton Marsalis To Headline Tribute To Clark Terry With NJCU Alumni Jazz Big BandWynton Marsalis To Headline Tribute To Clark Terry With NJCU Alumni Jazz Big Band
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2015

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Daytime Emmy-Winner A CHEF'S LIFE Returns to PBS for a Third HelpingDaytime Emmy-Winner A CHEF'S LIFE Returns to PBS for a Third Helping
by TV News Desk - Aug 3, 2015

The Daytime Emmy® and Peabody Award-Winning PBS series A Chef's Life returns for a third season on Thursday, September 3, 2015 (more...)

Park Avenue Chamber Symphony Sets 2015-16 SeasonPark Avenue Chamber Symphony Sets 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2015

After completing a 15th anniversary season which featured a critically heralded performance of Stravinsky's Rite of Spring, David Bernard, Music Director of the award-winning Park Avenue Chamber Symphony, has announced the ensemble's 2015-16 season of concerts.  Highlights include a roster of superb soloists (pianist Jeffrey Biegel, jazz pianist  Ted Rosenthal, and cellist Inbal Segev,) insightful programs spanning music from Beethoven through Bartók, and a new concert format where the audience sits among the players of the orchestra for a performance of Beethoven's  Fifth Symphony. (more...)

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