Quincy Jones News

Harlem Records to Release Gospel Album 'Hey Jude', 4/29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

Harlem Records announces its first full-length album release. (more...)

MAURICE HINES IS TAPPIN' THRU LIFE Comes to The Wallis, 5/9-24
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

The Wallis Center for the Performing Arts presents Maurice Hines is Tappin' Thru Life for 19 performances only from May 9 - 24, 2014 in the Bram Goldsmith Theater. Maurice Hines, a Tony Award nominee, is a celebrated dancer, choreographer, director, and singer, whose impressive career spans over 40 years. Directed by Tony Award nominee Jeff Calhoun (Broadway's Newsies and Grey Gardens), Maurice Hines is Tappin' Thru Life features D.C.'s dynamic tap-dancing duo, the Manzari Brothers, as well as the all-female, nine-piece big band, The Diva Jazz Orchestra. (more...)

STOMP Returns to Bass Performance Hall, Now thru 4/13, Featuring Fort Worth Native John Angeles
by BWW News Desk - Apr 08, 2014

STOMP, the international percussion sensation, returns to Bass Performance Hall today, April 8-13, 2014. 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. Stomp is presented by Performing Arts Fort Worth. (more...)

CyPhy Works CEO Helen Greiner Named Presidential Ambassador for Global Entrepreneurship (PAGE)
by BWW News Desk - Apr 07, 2014

Today U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker will chair the first-ever meeting of the President's Ambassadors for Global Entrepreneurship (PAGE), a group of successful American businesspeople who have committed to sharing their time, energy, ideas, and experience to help develop the next generation of entrepreneurs. (more...)

Middle East Arts Supporter Sees Kennedy Center Recognition as 'Bridge to the Rest of the World'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2014

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ An Arab social entrepreneur wants an honor from the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts to draw attention to the power of 'cultural diplomacy' to build closer ties with the United States. (more...)

THE COLOR PURPLE Comes to Alhambra, Now thru 4/27
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2014

For the first time in its 48-year history the Alhambra Theatre & Dining in Jacksonville (FL) will perform The Color Purple. Nominated for 11 Tony Awards in 2006, the show will open at the Alhambra today, March 26 and run through April 27, 2014. (more...)

STOMP to Return to Bass Performance Hall, 4/8-13, Featuring Fort Worth Native John Angeles
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2014

STOMP, the international percussion sensation, returns to Bass Performance Hall April 8-13, 2014. 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. STOMP is presented by Performing Arts Fort Worth. (more...)

Heartbeat Of Home Closing Sunday at Fisher Theatre
by Anton Anderssen - Mar 23, 2014

Heartbeat of Home, the high energy dance show from the producers of Riverdance, closes in Detroit on Sunday. On stage at the Fisher Theatre, the spectacle is part of the Broadway In Detroit entertainment series. (more...)

THE COLOR PURPLE Comes to Alhambra, 3/26-4/27
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2014

For the first time in its 48-year history the Alhambra Theatre & Dining in Jacksonville (FL) will perform The Color Purple. Nominated for 11 Tony Awards in 2006, the show will open at the Alhambra on March 26 and run through April 27, 2014. (more...)

Full Force Are Back With Love From Our Friends
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2014

NEW YORK, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Recording group Full Forcepartners with Legacy Recordings, a division of Sony Music Entertainment, tomake their return to the airwaves with the arrival of not one buttwonew singles. The tracks herald the legendary R&B/hip-hop vocal band/production team's upcoming new album,Full Force: With Love FromOurFriends, which is slated for release later this year. (more...)

Richard Dreyfuss & More Set for TCM Star-Studded Film Festival Line-Up
by Movies News Desk - Mar 13, 2014

As the countdown continues toward the 2014 TCM Classic Film Festival, Turner Classic Movies (TCM) has unveiled the lineup for Club TCM, the central gathering point for festival passholders. (more...)

Beverley Knight to Star in West End's MEMPHIS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2014

The producers of hit Broadway musical MEMPHIS are delighted to officially announce that multi award-winning recording artist Beverley Knight will star as club singer 'Felicia' when the show comes to London's West End this autumn. MEMPHIS, winner of four 2010 Tony Awards® including Best Musical has Grammy® Award-winning original score by Bon Jovi founding member David Bryan and book by Joe DiPietro. (more...)

Michael McDonald Performs in Concert With Pacific Symphony Pops, Now thru 3/15
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2014

Five-time Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter and keyboardist Michael McDonald lends his husky, soulful baritone to Pacific Symphony Pops for a concert featuring hits from his chart-topping career spanning more than four decades. From his 1970s beginnings singing back-up vocals with American rock band Steely Dan on songs including 'Black Friday,' to enhancing the funky R&B sound of The Doobie Brothers, to his award-winning solo career, McDonald has established himself as a timeless yet distinctive artist in pops music. One of the most popular vocalists to emerge from the '70s rock scene, McDonald commands the stage with his distinctive interpretations of classics like 'What a Fool Believes,' 'On My Own,' 'Sweet Freedom,' 'I Keep Forgettin',' 'Minute by Minute' and 'Yah Mo B There.' His more recent album, 'Soul Speak,' has been acclaimed as an 'impeccable' crossover by BBC Radio since its release in 2008, when it also hit three different charts simultaneously. (more...)

Steve Tyrell and Friends Join the Houston Symphony Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2014

On Today, March 13, the Houston Symphony will continue its legendary centennial celebration by performing alongside one of the leading figures in the recording industry, Steve Tyrell. Under the leadership of Houston Symphony Associate Conductor Robert Franz, Tyrell and the orchestra will perform American standards like 'You're So Nice to Come Home To,' 'The Way You Look Tonight' and 'I Get a Kick Out of You,' to name just a few. The Grammy Award-winning Tyrell will also invite his friends Diane Schuur, Judith Hill and Lew Soloff to the stage to share the evening with him as he sings the night away to timeless classics in this one-night only special performance. (more...)

Pacific Symphony Pops Presents Michael McDonald, Now thru 3/15
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2014

Five-time Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter and keyboardist Michael McDonald lends his husky, soulful baritone to Pacific Symphony Pops for a concert featuring hits from his chart-topping career spanning more than four decades. From his 1970s beginnings singing back-up vocals with American rock band Steely Dan on songs including “Black Friday,” to enhancing the funky R&B sound of The Doobie Brothers, to his award-winning solo career, McDonald has established himself as a timeless yet distinctive artist in pops music. One of the most popular vocalists to emerge from the '70s rock scene, McDonald commands the stage with his distinctive interpretations of classics like “What a Fool Believes,” “On My Own,” “Sweet Freedom,” “I Keep Forgettin',” “Minute by Minute” and “Yah Mo B There.” His more recent album, “Soul Speak,” has been acclaimed as an “impeccable” crossover by BBC Radio since its release in 2008, when it also hit three different charts simultaneously. (more...)

The Houston Symphony Presents STEVE TYRELL & FRIENDS, Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2014

On Today, March 13, the Houston Symphony will continue its legendary centennial celebration by performing alongside one of the leading figures in the recording industry, Steve Tyrell. Under the leadership of Houston Symphony Associate Conductor Robert Franz, Tyrell and the orchestra will perform American standards like 'You're So Nice to Come Home To,' 'The Way You Look Tonight' and 'I Get a Kick Out of You,” to name just a few. The Grammy® Award-winning Tyrell will also invite his friends Diane Schuur, Judith Hill and Lew Soloff to the stage to share the evening with him as he sings the night away to timeless classics in this one-night only special performance. (more...)

YoungArts Salon with Robert Redford and Sibylle Szaggars Redford Set for Miami Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2014

The National YoungArts Foundation's (YoungArts) second of six YoungArts Salons will feature award winning actor, film director, and producer Robert Redford and environmental artist Sibylle Szaggars Redford tonight, March 12 at 6:00pm at the YoungArts Campus in Miami. The discussion on art and activism will be moderated by John S. and James L. Knight Foundation's Vice President/Arts, Dennis Scholl. (more...)

YoungArts Salon with Robert Redford and Sibylle Szaggars Redford Set for Miami, 3/12
by BWW News Desk - Mar 06, 2014

The National YoungArts Foundation's (YoungArts) second of six YoungArts Salons will feature award winning actor, film director, and producer Robert Redford and environmental artist Sibylle Szaggars Redford on Wednesday, March 12 at 6:00pm at the YoungArts Campus in Miami. The discussion on art and activism will be moderated by John S. and James L. Knight Foundation's Vice President/Arts, Dennis Scholl. (more...)

VENUS IN FUR Among Films Set for 2014 Tribeca Film Festival
by Movies News Desk - Mar 06, 2014

The Tribeca Film Festival (TFF), presented by AT&T, today announced its feature film selections in the Spotlight, Midnight, and Special Screenings sections, as well as the selections for the Storyscapes program. (more...)

SRO Performs Michael Jackson Plays the Moore Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 01, 2014

SRO performs Michael Jackson is set for tonight, March 1, 2014 at 8:00PM at The Moore. Price: $22.50 and $25.00 day of show, student ticket: $15.00, not including fees . Seating: General Admission. (more...)

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