Quincy Jones News

VIDEO: Alfonso Ribeiro Channels Austin Powers in DWTS' Quickstep Performance!
by TV News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

Check out the Broadway vet and his partner Witney Carson perform the Quickstep to "Hey Goldmember" by Beyonce (more...)

Photo Flash: Michael Feinstein, Stars of GREY'S ANATOMY and More Celebrate Freda Payne's Birthday, New Album
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2014

Well-loved entertainer Freda Payne kicked off the release of Come Back To Me Love with a performance at Catalina Jazz Club last weekend. Michael Feinstein, Quincy Jones and several stars from GREY'S ANATOMY appeared at the gig to help her celebrate both the album release and her birthday. Check out photos below! (more...)

the COMPANY MEN to Release New Album '#throwbackPOP,' 10/22
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2014

the COMPANY MEN, America's favorite mash-up group featuring four gentlemen who perform timeless hits from the last six decades, 'mashed' with current hits of today, will be releasing their new album on October 22 (more...)

Super Agent Aaron Kirman Of Aaroe Estates Sells A. Quincy Jones Estate
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Aaron Kirman, President of Aaroe Estates, the luxury property division of John Aaroe Group, has sold a coveted A. Quincy Jones architectural estate for $15M. Situated on one of the most desirable lots in Beverly Hills, a flat 1.2 acre street-to street lot on Rexford Drive just north of Sunset, the 7,718square foot residence was acquired by a buyer from China to enhance his collection of homes around the world. (more...)

VIDEO: Alfonso Ribeiro Gets Jiggy With It on Last Night's DANCING WITH THE STARS
by TV News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

Below, check out the actor with his professional partner Witney Carson performing the samba to Will Smith's 'Gettin' Jiggy Wit It' (more...)

Celebrity Series of Boston Presents Regina Carter's SOUTHERN COMFORT, 10/17
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Celebrity Series of Boston will present Regina Carter's Southern Comfort on Friday, October 17, 2014, at 8:00pm at Sanders Theatre, Memorial Hall, Harvard University, 45 Quincy Street, Cambridge. This performance is sponsored by Donna and Mike Egan. Additional support is provided by the Expeditions program of the New England Foundation for the Arts, made possible with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts, with additional support from the six New England start art agencies. (more...)

VIDEO: Broadway's Alfonso Ribeiro Receives Top Score on DWTS Premiere
by TV News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

You may know him best as Carlton on 'The Fresh Prince of Bel Air', but did you know talented actor Alfonso Ribeiro began his career on the Great White Way? (more...)

STOMP Heading Back to Chicago in January 2015
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

Broadway In Chicago has announced STOMP, the international percussion sensation, returns to Chicago by popular demand for a limited one-week engagement at the Bank of America Theatre (18 W. Monroe) January 20 - 25, 2015. From its beginnings as a street performance in the UK, STOMP has grown into an international sensation over the past 20 years, having performed in more than 50 countries and in front of more than 24 million people. (more...)

Grammy Winners Herb Alpert & Lani Hall Coming to PTPA, 10/12
by BWW News Desk - Sep 02, 2014

The Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts (PTPA) will present Eight-time Grammy Award-winning jazz icon HERB ALPERT and his wife, the internationally renowned Grammy Award-winning singer LANI HALL on Sunday, October 12 at 7:00 PM. An Evening with Herb Alpert and Lani Hall will feature songs from their third album together, Steppin' Out, with their band, Michael Shapiro on drums & percussion, Hussain Jiffry on bass and Bill Cantos on keyboards and vocals. The program will include a jazz set sprinkled with Brasilian flavors and songbook favorites such as: 'Puttin' on the Ritz,' 'Moondance,' 'Let's Face the Music & Dance,' 'Fever,' 'La Vie en Rose,' a nostalgic Tijuana Brass medley and many others. Sunday, October 12 at 7:00 PM Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts, 71 E. Main St., Patchogue, NY 11772 Tickets: $38-$68 + fee, available the box office, by phone 631-207-1313, or at www.patchoguetheatre.com. (more...)

Ramsey Lewis, Neil Berg's 100 YEARS OF BROADWAY, Lydia Johnson Dance and More Set for SOPAC's 2014-15 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2014

South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC) has announced its 2014-15 performance schedule through February 2015. (more...)

Clark Terry Named First Inductee Into The Trumpet Players Hall of Fame
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2014

The Board of Directors of the Trumpet Players Hall of Fame announce today that they will bestow trumpeter Clark Terry with the very first Star Award and induct him into the Hall of Fame during the Prescott Jazz Summit festival, on August 22nd 2014. (more...)

THE WIZ Screens Tonight at St. Nicholas Park as Part of Harlem Week Festivities
by Movies News Desk - Aug 16, 2014

This year marks the 40th anniversary of the stage play, The Wiz. Join ImageNation, Harlem Week, Harlem Pride and Global Network of Black Pride as they celebrate this cultural milestone with a screening of the celebrated film adaptation of the award-winning play. (more...)

iLUMINATE Partners with Musical Director Kanobby to Release iTunes Single
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2014

iLuminate, the hit show in NYC where music, dance and technology fuse together, announced today that the show's original song Light It Up (From 'iLuminate') is now available on iTunes. The song was written by iLuminate's Musical Director, Kanobby, exclusively for the show, and is played during the finale. (more...)

Nathan East Makes Grand Ole Opry Debut with Vince Gill
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2014

Nathan East, one of the world's most recorded bassists, makes his Grand Ole Opry debut on Saturday, Aug. 16 performing with Grand Ole Opry member and MCA Nashville recording artist Vince Gill. (more...)

Exclusive Recording Contract Up for Grabs for 2014 Sarah Vaughan Competition Winner
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2014

The New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), Larry Rosen Productions (LRP), and Concord Music Group announce a landmark agreement to provide an exclusive recording contract offer to record and release an album on Concord Records to the winner of the 2014 Sarah Vaughan International jazz Vocal Competition, now known as the SASSY awards. (more...)

World Renowned Pianist Lang Lang Named HARMAN Brand Ambassador
by BWW News Desk - Aug 08, 2014

HARMAN, the premium global audio and infotainment group (NYSE:HAR), announced at an event in Shanghai on August 7 that international piano superstar and United Nations Messenger of Peace Lang Lang will serve as a Global Brand Ambassador for HARMAN audio brands. (more...)

First Look - Randy Jackson Set for Next OPRAH: WHERE ARE THEY NOW, 8/10
by TV News Desk - Aug 06, 2014

In an all-new episode of the popular series "Oprah: Where Are They Now?," Oprah Winfrey interviews former "American Idol" judge Randy Jackson (more...)

STOMP Coming to DPAC in 2015
by BWW News Desk - Aug 04, 2014

STOMP, the international percussion sensation, makes its Durham premiere at DPAC March 27- 29, 2015. From its beginnings as a street performance in the UK, STOMP has grown into an international sensation over the past 20 years, having performed in more than 50 countries and in front of more than 24 million people. (more...)

Dee Dee Bridgewater, Arturo Sandoval and More Set for the Blue Note, Aug 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2014

Blue Note Jazz Club, one of the world's most iconic jazz and blues venues based in Greenwich Village, is proud to announce an impressive schedule of artists for August 2014. (more...)

Off-Broadway's iLUMINATE Debuts New Promo on Hulu
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

By special arrangement with Hulu, Off-Broadway's long-running hit iLUMINATE has created a spectacular new commercial for the on-demand streaming giant: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qT8ct-ABl-U&list=UUPP56EmLKcMhG4Cron9tYKg. Now in its second smash year, iLUMINATE recently put a new block of seats on sale through January 4, 2015 at New World Stages. iLuminate wowed the nation with their groundbreaking light suits and innovative dance moves on NBC's "America's Got Talent," where the dance-in-the-dark sensation was selected as one of the hit show's top finalists after judge Piers Morgan called them "The Best New Act in America!" (more...)

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