Quincy Jones News

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BWW Reviews: Terri White Is Once Again Terrific As She Scores With New Show at 54 Below
by Stephen Hanks - Jun 29, 2014

A year ago this summer (July 31, to be exact), Terri White performed a one-off show at 54 Below that was so stirring in its show-woman ship she was voted the winner of the 2013 BroadwayWorld New York Cabaret Award for 'Best One-Show Special Event.' Based on the Broadway and nightclub veteran's performance in her recent June 22 show at the same club, White should be a candidate to pick up the award once again this year. Maybe it's time to just call her, 'Terri Terrific.' (more...)

The Production Company's GUYS AND DOLLS Comes to Arts Centre Melbourne, July 19-27
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2014

One of Broadway's best musicals, the award winning Guys and Dolls opens on July 19 at the State Theatre, Arts Centre Melbourne for 10 shows only. Starring in this new production are Verity Hunt-Ballard, Martin Crewes, Chelsea Plumley, Adam Murphy, Bobby Fox and Christopher Horsey. (more...)

Showcase 61 Presents 16-Year Old Guitar Prodigy & Quincy Jones at The Palace Theatre, 6/25
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2014

It's not often that music legends like Quincy Jones and George Benson lend their credibility to up and coming music artists. However, that is the case with 16-year old guitar prodigy Andreas Varady. He has been called "the next George Benson" and Quincy Jones says he's "one of the most talented people on this planet, who takes the music back to where it belongs." Varady performs as part of Showcase 61 UpStage @ The Palace on June 25th at 8:00pm. The Jazz Guild of Fairfield County will open. Tickets are just $15. (more...)

Singer/Songwriter Natalia Safran's 'Say Goodbye' Single Out Now; Salon Series So Far a Success
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2014

Following the tragic death of her friend Paul Walker, whose final film she penned the title song for; Singer/Songwriter Natalia Safran vowed to give back to the community whenever possible. Recently she hosted the first ever Salon Series at her Beverly Hills residence. The evening featured an intimate performance by students from the Music Unites Centennial High School Jazz Ensemble, a program started last summer in the Compton Unified School District. Safran was joined by Actor/Director David Arquette (pictured left), “Rock of Ages” star Diego Boneta, KIIS FM's DJ Skee and others. (more...)

The National YoungArts Foundation in Partnership with The Related Group Announces the Inauguration of the YoungArts Residency in Visual Arts
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2014

The National YoungArts Foundation, with the generous support of The Related Group, announces the inauguration of the YoungArts Residency in Visual Arts, the first of several residency programs in the visual, literary, design and performing arts the organization is developing as it expands its support of the next generation of artists in the United States and strengthens its place as a creative-catalyst for Miami's growing cultural landscape. The YoungArts Residency in Visual Arts will be extended to at least three outstanding visual artists a year, offering them the opportunity to become immersed in the Miami community while developing their work. The program will welcome the accomplished painter Suzanne McClelland as the inaugural artist in residence starting in June 2014. (more...)

Dr. Phillips Center Launches Jazz Roots Series Featuring GEORGIA ON MY MIND: Celebrating Ray Charles, An Evening with Chris Botti & More!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2014

The Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts announces the highly acclaimed JAZZ ROOTS - A Larry Rosen Jazz Series to play in the Walt Disney Theater for the inaugural 2014-2015 season. The concert and educational Jazz series includes GEORGIA ON MY MIND: Celebrating Ray Charles, PINK PANTHER 50: Tribute to Henry Mancini, AN EVENING WITH CHRIS BOTTI and A NIGHT IN RIO. (more...)

Sinbad's 'Make Me Wanna Holla' to Premiere 6/14
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2014

Stand-Up Month may be over, but the fun continues with the world premiere of Sinbad's new one hour special, Sinbad: Make Me Wanna Holla, debuting on Comedy Central on Saturday, June 14 at 9pm. (more...)

Cate Blanchett, Kerry Washington Among WIF Award Recipients
by Movies News Desk - Jun 10, 2014

Since 1977, Women In Film, Los Angeles has annually honored exemplary women in the entertainment industry – women who lead by example, who are creative, groundbreaking, and who excel at their chosen fields. (more...)

SNOWPIERCER Screening Among Film Society of Lincoln Center Upcoming Highlights
by Movies News Desk - Jun 10, 2014

FILM SOCIETY OF LINCOLN CENTER have announced upcoming highlights (more...)

George Gee Swing Orchestra to Return to the Suncoast Showroom, 7/4
by BWW News Desk - Jun 05, 2014

Bring your dancing shoes down to the Suncoast Showroom for the George Gee Swing Orchestra, featuring vocalists Hilary Gardner and John Dokes, for a one-night-only big band dance event on Friday, July 4. (more...)

Photo Flash: Philanthropist & Jewelry Designer Joan Hornig Receives NECO Ellis Island Medal of Honor for Humanitarian Works
by BWW News Desk - Jun 04, 2014

On Saturday, May 10th, 2014, jewelry designer and philanthropist Joan Hornig, five time Heavyweight Champion of the World Evander Holyfield, hit reality series So You Think You Can Dance creator & celebrity judge Nigel Lythgoe, FOX Business Network Anchor and Global Markets Editor Maria Bartiromo, U.S. Representative Ed Royce, Fashion Designer Elie Tahari, Admiral Harry B. Harris, Jr. Commander - U.S. Pacific Fleet, Secretary of State Senior Advisor and Former United States Ambassador to Italy David Thorne, National Guard Bureau Chief, General Frank J. Grass, USA, TV host and humanitarian Yue-Sai Kan, Grucci Fireworks, Felix Grucci, Tim Zagat, co-Founder, co-Chair and Chief Executive Officer of Zagat Survey and more than 100 other distinguished Americans gathered to receive the Ellis Island Medals of Honor. Scroll down for photos from the event! (more...)

Mesa Arts Center Announces 2014-2015 Performing Live Season; Includes Tony Bennett, Broadway, Joshua Bell, Bill Cosby
by BWW News Desk - Jun 01, 2014

Mesa Arts Center today announced its 2014-2015 Performing Live Season, which begins with Lyle Lovett & His Large Band on July 24, and includes performances with Tony Bennett, MythBusters, Bill Cosby, Joshua Bell, Evil Dead the Musical, Molly Ringwald, and many more. The shows unveiled today are in addition to the six series packages announced on May 1, including Broadway on Center, Classical, Dance, Jazz, National Geographic Live, and Spoken World. (more...)

Music Icon Quincy Jones to Receive 99th NAACP Spingarn Medal
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2014

Media impresario and humanitarian Quincy Jones has been selected as the 99th recipient of the Spingarn Medal. Jones will receive the distinguished medal on July 23rd at 105th NAACP National Convention in Las Vegas, Nevada. (more...)

Photo Flashback: Remembering Maya Angelou
by Walter McBride - May 29, 2014

As BroadwayWorld reported yesterday, America's Poet Laureate Maya Angelou has passed away at the age of 86. The poet died last night, May 27th in a Winston-Salem, North Carolina hospital while recovering from an 'unexpected ailment'. She died surrounded by her family. Below, BroadwayWorld remembers the legend. (more...)

Jermaine Dupri & Ne-Yo to Receive Special Honors at 27th Annual ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Music Awards
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2014

The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) will host its 27th annual Rhythm & Soul Music Awards on Thursday, June 26th, 2014 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles, CA. (more...)

HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER & More Coming to Nick at Nite Line-Up
by TV News Desk - May 29, 2014

Nickelodeon is bringing three of America's favorite family comedies to Nick at Nite with the addition of the complete 208-episode library of “How I Met Your Mother,” the entire 148- episode run of “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” and the 212-episode library of “Everybody Loves Raymond.” (more...)

Naturally 7 Launches HIDDEN IN PLAIN SIGHT Australian Tour Today
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2014

Captivating a broad, cross-generational audience with their irresistible mix of Bronx street cred' and showmanship, Naturally 7 are an R&B/Urban/Soul phenomenon that must be seen-to-be-believed. (more...)

Comedy Central to Debut SINBAD: MAKE ME WANNA HOLLA, 6/14
by TV News Desk - May 22, 2014

Stand-Up Month may be over, but the fun continues with the world premiere of Sinbad's new one hour special, "Sinbad: Make Me Wanna Holla," debuting on Comedy Central on Saturday, June 14 at 9:00 p.m. (more...)

Legendary Music Manager Ron Weisner to Release Revealing &Candid Memoir, 6/3
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2014

LISTEN OUT LOUD an exciting, no-holds-barred, humorous, affectionate, and compelling first hand look at legendary music manager Ron Weisne (more...)

BWW Interviews: Fringe Spotlight: SUPER GAY ASIAN CABARET
by Ellen Dostal - May 19, 2014

Super-Gay-Asian comedian Kevin Yee and Filipina diva J.Elaine Marcos combine their unique style of comedy/music/sketch/standup, and promise audiences plenty of sparkle, dim sum, and unicorn magic at this year's Hollywood Fringe Festival. (more...)

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