Milt Hinton News

Friends, Colleagues and Students to Celebrate Janet Lawson in NYC Next WeekFriends, Colleagues and Students to Celebrate Janet Lawson in NYC Next Week
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

Friends, current and former students, and many of the incredible musicians she has collaborated with over the years will gather on Monday, May 15th 2017 from 7 to 10pm at the extraordinary Minnie Petrie Synagogue at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion. (more...)

The Kruger Brothers to Share 'Roan Mountain Suite' Through Live Facebook StreamThe Kruger Brothers to Share 'Roan Mountain Suite' Through Live Facebook Stream
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

The Kruger Brothers will release a remarkable new project during MerleFest 2017 and will share the Roan Mountain Suite through a live stream, hosted on Facebook. (more...)

Jazz Women of NY Celebrate Women In Jazz Month at Metropolitan RoomJazz Women of NY Celebrate Women In Jazz Month at Metropolitan Room
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

Jazz Women of New York is a new all-woman band conceived by vocalist Lee Torchia.  The core group is pianist Jill McManus, bassist Melissa Slocum, drummer Sylvia Cuenca, flutist Andrea Brachfeld, and saxophonist Carol Sudhalter, with occasional subs from the female side of NY jazz. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

John Pizzarelli returns to Cafe Carlyle with an all-new show celebrating iconic singer-songwriter Johnny Mercer, April 25 - May 6. The New York Times recently described John Pizzarelli and his wife Jessica Molaskey as "the supreme nightclub act of our time." Specifically, Jazz Weekly recently raved about John Pizzarelli's Johnny Mercer program: "A gig like this oozes with style, class and fun, with Pizzarelli being one of the best ambassadors for the Great American Songbook. One of his best."At the Cafe, he'll perform Johnny's most recognizable hits as well as lesser-known gems such as "Jamboree Jones" and "Slue Foot." (more...)

Photo Flash: Rubicon Theatre Company Celebrates Black History Month with THE DEVIL'S MUSIC: THE LIFE AND BLUES OF BESSIE SMITHPhoto Flash: Rubicon Theatre Company Celebrates Black History Month with THE DEVIL'S MUSIC: THE LIFE AND BLUES OF BESSIE SMITH
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2017

Rubicon Theatre Company celebrates Black History Month with THE DEVIL'S MUSIC: THE LIFE AND BLUES OF BESSIE SMITH, starring singer and actress Miche Braden of the original Off-Broadway production (named one of the 10 Best Off-Broadway productions of the year by the N.Y. Daily Times). Described by CBC as a, "bawdy, bluesy, boozy rollicking night out at the theatre," the show follows the life, loves and career of blues and jazz singer Bessie Smith, called the "Empress of the Blues."  (more...)

Theatre Development Fund to Present PERFORMETERIA, Immersive Festival of Off-Off Broadway Theatre & DanceTheatre Development Fund to Present PERFORMETERIA, Immersive Festival of Off-Off Broadway Theatre & Dance
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

Theatre Development Fund (TDF), the not-for-profit performing arts service organization is presenting PERFORMETERIA, its first ever immersive festival featuring works from some of the most innovative Off-Off Broadway theatre and dance companies in New York City through its OffOff@$9 Program. (more...)

Rubicon Theatre Company Presents THE DEVIL'S MUSIC: THE LIFE AND BLUES OF BESSIE SMITHRubicon Theatre Company Presents THE DEVIL'S MUSIC: THE LIFE AND BLUES OF BESSIE SMITH
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

Rubicon Theatre Company celebrates Black History Month with THE DEVIL'S MUSIC: THE LIFE AND BLUES OF BESSIE SMITH, starring singer and actress Miche Braden of the original Off-Broadway production (named one of the 10 Best Off-Broadway productions of the year by the N.Y. Daily Times). Described by CBC as a, "bawdy, bluesy, boozy rollicking night out at the theatre," the show follows the life, loves and career of blues and jazz singer Bessie Smith, called the "Empress of the Blues." (more...)

The Kruger Brothers Announce 2017 TourThe Kruger Brothers Announce 2017 Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2017

???????Known for inventive compositions and virtuosic performances, The Kruger Brothers have announced tour dates for 2017, with more dates to be added. (more...)

All-Female Band 'Jazz Women of New York' Available for BookingsAll-Female Band 'Jazz Women of New York' Available for Bookings
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2016

Jazz Women of New York is a new all-woman band conceived by vocalist Lee Torchia.  The core group is pianist Jill McManus, saxophonist and flutist Carol Sudhalter, and bassist Melissa Slocum, with occasional subs from the female side of NY jazz. (more...)

John Pizzarelli and Jessica Molaskey to Return to Cafe Carlyle with THE ARC OF A LOVE AFFAIRJohn Pizzarelli and Jessica Molaskey to Return to Cafe Carlyle with THE ARC OF A LOVE AFFAIR
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

Husband-and-wife duo John Pizzarelli and Jessica Molaskey make their annual fall pilgrimage toCafe Carlyle with an all-new show, The Arc of a Love Affair, November 22-December 1. They return following last year's universally acclaimed show My Generation.  (more...)

Anna K. Jacobs Selected for 2016 Billie Burke Ziegfeld AwardAnna K. Jacobs Selected for 2016 Billie Burke Ziegfeld Award
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

The Ziegfeld Club has announced that Anna K. Jacobs has been selected to receive the 2016 Billie Burke Ziegfeld Award. The award will provide Jacobs with a grant of $10,000 and a year of professional mentorship from mentors including Tony Award-winning producer Barbara Whitman. Zoe Sarnak and Shaina Taub are the honorable mentions chosen by the awards panel. Recipients will be honored during a reception that will feature distinguished speaker Jeanine Tesori and a special musical performance by Masi Asare, who is the recipient of last year's inaugural award, on Monday, November 7, at the New Amsterdam Theatre. (more...)

John Pizzarelli and Jessica Molaskey to Return to Cafe Carlyle with THE ARC OF A LOVE AFFAIRJohn Pizzarelli and Jessica Molaskey to Return to Cafe Carlyle with THE ARC OF A LOVE AFFAIR
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

Husband-and-wife duo John Pizzarelli and Jessica Molaskey make their annual fall pilgrimage toCafe Carlyle with an all-new show, The Arc of a Love Affair, November 22-December 1. They return following last year's universally acclaimed show My Generation.  (more...)

Kruger Brothers to Perform at Joe's Pub on 9/2 and Delaware Valley Bluegrass Fest on 9/3Kruger Brothers to Perform at Joe's Pub on 9/2 and Delaware Valley Bluegrass Fest on 9/3
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2016

The Kruger Brothers bring their exquisite live show back to Joe's Pub on September 2nd. The trio packed the house in February when they first played the venue, sharing their unique classically-infused folk/acoustic stylings. On September 3rd, the group is on to the Delaware Valley Bluegrass Festival at the Salem County Fairgrounds near Woodstown, NJ. (more...)

The Kruger Brothers to Perform at Joe's Pub, 2/9The Kruger Brothers to Perform at Joe's Pub, 2/9
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2016

Imagine some of the finer things in life: a Cashmere sweater, good wine, a soft leather sofa, the sound of the banjo. (more...)

John Pizzarelli & Jessica Molaskey Return to Cafe Carlyle TonightJohn Pizzarelli & Jessica Molaskey Return to Cafe Carlyle Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2015

Cafe Carlyle is pleased to welcome back acclaimed husband-and-wife duo John Pizzarelli and Jessica Molaskey for a four-week engagement, tonight, November 3, through November 28. (more...)

John Pizzarelli & Jessica Molaskey Returning to Cafe Carlyle, 11/3-28John Pizzarelli & Jessica Molaskey Returning to Cafe Carlyle, 11/3-28
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2015

Cafe Carlyle is pleased to welcome back acclaimed husband-and-wife duo John Pizzarelli and Jessica Molaskey for a four-week engagement, November 3-28. They'll make their annual fall pilgrimage to The Carlyle with an all-new show entitled My Generation. My Generation features selections from Mitchell to McCartney, Simon to Sondheim. Additionally, they'll be performing tracks from John's acclaimed new album, Midnight McCartney. (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...)

New Jazz Musical FOR THE LAST TIME to Receive Industry Reading This WeekNew Jazz Musical FOR THE LAST TIME to Receive Industry Reading This Week
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2015

FOR THE LAST TIME is a new jazz musical by celebrated writer/composer Nancy Harrow (Maya The Bee, This Side of Paradise), directed by Will Pomerantz (The Blue Flower) with music direction by Cody Owen Stine, will get an invite-only industry reading on March 13, 2015. (more...)

Louis Armstrong House to Honor Dick Cavett, Stephen Maitland-Lewis & Andrew P. JacksonLouis Armstrong House to Honor Dick Cavett, Stephen Maitland-Lewis & Andrew P. Jackson
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2014

The Louis Armstrong House Museum announces 2014 Louie Award recipients! The Louie Award is the museum's annual award presented in honor of dedicated work to preserve and promote the cultural legacy of Louis Armstrong. This year the Louie Award will be bestowed upon Dick Cavett, legendary talk-show host and author; Andrew P. Jackson (Sekou Molefi Baako) Executive Director, Langston Hughes Community Library & Cultural Center in Queens; and Stephen Maitland-Lewis award-winning author and jazz aficionado. (more...)

John Pizzarelli and Jessica Molaskey Returns to Cafe Carlyle, Now thru 11/22John Pizzarelli and Jessica Molaskey Returns to Cafe Carlyle, Now thru 11/22
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2014

Cafe Carlyle will welcome back acclaimed husband-and-wife duo John Pizzarelli and Jessica Molaskey for a four-week engagement, today, October 28 - November 22. (more...)

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