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Carmen Bradford to Join Capitol Jazz Orchestra for Ella Fitzgerald Tribute, 3/9
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2014

With performances on 4 Grammy Award-winning albums, sold out concerts the world over, and sixteen recordings, Carmen Bradford is considered to be one of the greatest jazz vocalists alive today. On Sunday, March 9, this celebrated vocalist joins the Capital Jazz Orchestra as they pay tribute to “The First Lady of Song”, Ms. Ella Fitzgerald. For over sixty years, Ella set the standard for vocalists of all genres and has been influential to singers from Lena Horne, Frank Sinatra, and Mel Torme' to Michael Buble', Natalie Cole, and Harry Connick, Jr. Don't miss this incredible evening as the legacy of Ella Fitzgerald is honored by one of today's greatest jazz singers. (more...)

Mambu Joins Global Microfinance Network SEEP
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2014

WASHINGTON, January 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ (more...)

The Skivvies, SONDHEIM UNPLUGGED & More Set for 54 Below this Week
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2014

Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, the performance venue located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond: (more...)

ON KENTUCKY AVENUE Revue to Begin Performances 2/2 at Stage 72
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2013

ON KENTUCKY AVENUE, a musical revue based loosely on fact and mostly fiction about the people and performers who took the stage and filled the tables at the majestic Club Harlem 'on Kentucky Avenue' in the north section of Atlantic City from the 1930s until the late 1980s, will make its NYC commercial stage debut at STAGE72/THE TRIAD, 158 West 72nd Street, on Sunday, February 2, with performances at 3pm and 7pm and Monday, February 3 at 7pm in honor of Black History Month. (more...)

Jazz Memorial for Carline Ray to Be Held at Saint Peter's Church Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2013

A Carline Ray Jazz Memorial and Celebration of Life will take place at Saint Peter's Church, NYC today, Monday November 18, 2013 at 7pm. (more...)

Jazz Memorial for Carline Ray to Be Held at Saint Peter's Church, 11/18
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2013

Carline Ray, one of the great jazz pioneers, an activist in women's rights, a performer and educator, and an active member of Saint Peter's Church, died at Isabella House in Manhattan on July 18, 2013. She was 88 years old. (more...)

HADIYA World Premiere and More Set for Deeply Rooted Dance Theater's GENERATIONS Project Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 01, 2013

Deeply Rooted Dance Theater (DRDT), which creates world-class dance inspired by the African Diaspora in a community dedicated to nurturing artists, supporting human relationships and sharing common values through engaging in dance, kicks off Generations, a five-year multigenerational repertory project premiering tonight, November 1 at 8 p.m. at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance in Millennium Park in Chicago. (more...)

HADIYA World Premiere and More Set for Deeply Rooted Dance Theater's GENERATIONS Project, 11/1
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2013

Deeply Rooted Dance Theater (DRDT), which creates world-class dance inspired by the African Diaspora in a community dedicated to nurturing artists, supporting human relationships and sharing common values through engaging in dance, kicks off Generations, a five-year multigenerational repertory project premiering November 1 at 8 p.m. at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance in Millennium Park in Chicago. (more...)

LEGENDS OF ROCK, VOL. 5 Plays Bay Street Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2013

THE LEGENDS SERIES is returning to Bay Street Theatre tonight, September 20 at 8 pm. Film maker and archivist Joe Lauro will host his all new show, LEGENDS OF ROCK VOLUME 5 featuring amazing rare footage of some of the undisputed legends of American music. (more...)

LEGENDS OF ROCK, VOL. 5 to Play Bay Street Theatre, 9/20
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2013

THE LEGENDS SERIES is returning to Bay Street Theatre on Friday, September 20 at 8 pm. Film maker and archivist Joe Lauro will host his all new show, LEGENDS OF ROCK VOLUME 5 featuring amazing rare footage of some of the undisputed legends of American music. (more...)

Jazz Pioneer Carline Ray Passes Away at 88
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2013

Carline Ray, one of the great jazz pioneers, an activist in women's rights, a performer and educator, and an active member of Saint Peter's Church, died at Isabella House in Manhattan on July 18, 2013. She was 88 years old. (more...)

Adam Wade Set for NAT 'KING' COLE REMEMBERED at Stage 72 Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2013

Today, June 23, 2013 at 3pm The Just A Piano Concert Series presents one of the greatest performers of all time in tribute to one of the greatest performers of all time, the legendary Adam Wade in Nat 'King' Cole Remembered, featuring Musical Director & Arranger Frank Owens on piano. (more...)

Adam Wade Set for NAT 'KING' COLE REMEMBERED at Stage 72, 6/23
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2013

On Sunday, June 23, 2013 at 3pm The Just A Piano Concert Series presents one of the greatest performers of all time in tribute to one of the greatest performers of all time, the legendary Adam Wade in Nat 'King' Cole Remembered, featuring Musical Director & Arranger Frank Owens on piano. (more...)

Carline Ray Releases Debut CD VOCAL SIDES Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 04, 2013

Pioneering Jazz Musician Carline Ray will release her debut CD 'Vocal Sides', produced by her daughter, award-winning vocalist Catherine Russell, on Carlcat Records, today, June 4, 2013. (more...)

Carline Ray to Release Debut CD VOCAL SIDES, 6/4
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2013

Pioneering Jazz Musician Carline Ray will release her debut CD “Vocal Sides”, produced by her daughter, award-winning vocalist Catherine Russell, on Carlcat Records, June 4, 2013. (more...)

Taj Mahal Takes the Stage at ECA with Shemekia Copeland Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2013

Edmonds Center for the Arts will welcome Grammy Award-winning singer Taj Mahal with singer Shamekia Copeland tonight, April 24, 2013 only at 7:30pm. (more...)

Taj Mahal to Take the Stage at ECA with Shemekia Copeland 4/24
by BWW News Desk - Apr 02, 2013

Edmonds Center for the Arts will welcome Grammy Award-winning singer Taj Mahal with singer Shamekia Copeland on Wednesday, April 24, 2013 only at 7:30pm. (more...)

Oklahoma Museum of Popular Culture to Display Collection of Items Featuring Legendary Musician Leon Russell
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2013

Grammy Award-winning Oklahoma rock music legend Leon Russell made an appearance in Tulsa, Okla. on Tuesday to help announce that a collection of items featuring him and his work has been acquired by the Oklahoma Historical Society (OHS) for display at the future Oklahoma Museum of Popular Culture (OKPOP). (more...)

ROCK CANDY FUNK PARTY to Release Debut Jazz-Funk Album, 1/29
by BWW News Desk - Jan 04, 2013

RCFP's first album We Want Groove is due out in January 29, 2013 on J&R Adventures, the independent label founded by Bonamassa and his longtime manager, Roy Weisman . (more...)

FORBIDDEN BROADWAY: ALIVE AND KICKING Cast Album Released Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2012

FORBIDDEN BROADWAY: ALIVE AND KICKING, The UN-Original Cast Album features Gerard Alessandrini's parodies of Broadway's biggest shows and brightest stars, including Annie, Newsies, Once, The Book of Mormon, Spiderman, Evita, Porgy and Bess, Anything Goes, and Follies, as well of send-ups of Catherine Zeta Jones, Matthew Broderick, Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin, among others. (more...)

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