Sheila Jordan News

July is Music Month at the Bridge Street Theatre Speakeasy
by BWW News Desk - Jul 06, 2014

Three great acts, all very different, bring their musical talent to the Bridge Street Theatre's SPEAKEASY on Saturdays in July. Jon B. Woodin on July 12 (for BST's second Afterstroll). The Teri Roiger Trio, a hit at the Closing Night Party for AVIARY (reimagined) on July 19. The amazing, challenging Michael Moss/Billy Stein Duo on July 26. (more...)

2014 BLUE NOTE JAZZ FESTIVAL and More Coming to the Blue Note in June 2014
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2014

Blue Note Jazz Club, one of the world's most iconic jazz and blues venues based in Greenwich Village, is proud to announce its June 2014 schedule. All June performances at Blue Note Jazz Club will be featured as part of the fourth annual, 2014 Blue Note Jazz Festival, scheduled to take place Sunday, June 1 through Monday, June 30 (with over 150 performances at more than 15 venues throughout New York City). (more...)

Jason Graae, Sheila Jordan, Maria Schneider & More Set for Birdland, 5/5-11
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2014

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its schedule for May 5 - 11, including Jason Graae '49˝ Shades of Graae,' Sheila Jordan, Maria Schneider Orchestra, Eric Comstock & Barbara Fasano Quartet 'Sunday in New York,' and more! (more...)

Steve Kuhn Trio, Joey DeFrancesco Organ Quartet & More Set for Birdland Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its May 2014 schedule, featuring Steve Kuhn Trio, Joey DeFrancesco Organ Quartet, Karrin Allyson, BOSSABRASIL Festival, and more. (more...)

The American Composers Orchestra Announces 2014-2015 Season - ORCHESTRA UNDERGROUND, BLUES SYMPHONY & BEYOND and More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

Under the leadership of Artistic Director Derek Bermel and Music Director George Manahan, American Composers Orchestra's (ACO) 2014-2015 season strengthens the orchestra's commitment to serve as a catalyst for the creation of new orchestral music, providing unprecedented opportunities for American composers to create new work and for audiences to discover it. Now in its 11th year at Carnegie Hall's Zankel Hall, Orchestra Underground continues as ACO's subversive and entrepreneurial redefinition of the orchestra as an elastic ensemble, and this year features the rarely performed orchestral music of pioneering composer and performer Meredith Monk, holder of the 2014-2015 Richard and Barbara Debs Composer's Chair at Carnegie Hall (Monk's Sphere, November 21). Orchestra Underground brings cabaret, pop, and jazz traditions into the concert hall in a program featuring Kurt Weill's cabaret cult classic The Seven Deadly Sins sung by Shara Worden (Sin & Songs, February 27). For the first time in several seasons, ACO returns to performing with full symphonic forces outside of Carnegie Hall - the orchestra's April concert at Jazz at Lincoln Center will showcase the New York premiere ofWynton Marsalis' Blues Symphony. (more...)

St. James Studio to Present a Series of Jazz Concerts This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Apr 02, 2014

The St. James Studio is delighted to host four talented and creative female jazz stylists over four Saturdays in May and June 2014, presented by JBGB Events. Between them they will treat audiences to a wealth of musical styles such as jazz and tango with a Parisian twist; smooth and sophisticated jazz, folk and blues; Brazilian bossa nova and swinging, finger clicking jazz. (more...)

Blue Note Jazz Club Announces Lineup, Now thru Feb 2014
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2013

Blue Note Jazz Club, the iconic Greenwich Village jazz and blues venue that offers live musical performances every night of the week, announces new show additions through February 2014. (more...)

Eric Harland, Jane Monheit, Big Yuki and More Set for Blue Note Jazz Club, Now thru Feb 2014
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2013

Blue Note Jazz Club, the iconic Greenwich Village jazz and blues venue that offers live musical performances every night of the week, announces new show additions through February 2014. (more...)

Blue Note Jazz Club Announces November Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2013

Blue Note Jazz Club, the iconic Greenwich Village jazz and blues venue that offers live musical performances every night of the week, is proud to announce an impressive roster of acts this November. Each performer is scheduled for two shows per night, 8:00 pm and 10:30 pm, unless otherwise noted. (more...)

ALL NITE SOUL 2013 Honors Barry Harris and Sheila Jordan Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2013

On this, the 43nd anniversary of All Nite Soul, the Jazz Ministry at Saint Peter's - the Jazz Church - is thrilled to honor pianist Barry Harris and vocalist Sheila Jordan. All Nite Soul begins tonight, October 13 at 5 PM with Jazz Vespersand vocalist Catherine Russell honoring Carline Ray (bassist and vocalist), and goes intofull swing at 7 PM with a concert of over 80 musicians honoring Barry Harris (pianist) and Sheila Jordan (vocalist), National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Masters who began their musical careers in Detroit, Michigan. (more...)

All Nite Soul to Honor Barry Harris & Sheila Jordan, 10/13
by BWW News Desk - Oct 08, 2013

All Nite Soul, the Jazz Ministry at Saint Peter's will honor pianist Barry Harris and vocalist Sheila Jordan. All Nite Soul begins on Sunday, October 13 at 5 PM with Jazz Vespersand pianist/organist Sarah McLawler and Les Jazz Femmes, and goes into full swing at 7 PM with a concert of over 80 musicians honoring Barry Harris (pianist) and Sheila Jordan (vocalist), National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Masters who began their musical careers in Detroit, Michigan. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Dee Dee Bridgewater & More Celebrate LADY DAY Opening Night
by Stephen Sorokoff - Oct 04, 2013

The new Billie Holiday musical Lady Day starring Tony and multiple Grammy Award-winner Dee Dee Bridgewater, opened last night, October 3 at the Little Shubert Theatre (422 West 42nd Street, between 9th and 10th Avenues). Written and directed by Stephen Stahl, the musical makes its New York debut having been produced at the Theatre de Boulogne-Billancourt and Theatre du Gymnase Marie Bell in Paris as well as The Donmar Warehouse and The Piccadilly Theatre in London, where it received critical praise and garnered an Olivier 'Best Actress in a Musical' Award nomination for Ms. Bridgewater. Check out photos from opening night below! (more...)

ALL NITE SOUL 2013 to Honor Barry Harris and Sheila Jordan, 10/13
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2013

On this, the 43nd anniversary of All Nite Soul, the Jazz Ministry at Saint Peter's - the Jazz Church - is thrilled to honor pianist Barry Harris and vocalist Sheila Jordan. All Nite Soul begins on Sunday, October 13 at 5 PM with Jazz Vespersand vocalist Catherine Russell honoring Carline Ray (bassist and vocalist), and goes intofull swing at 7 PM with a concert of over 80 musicians honoring Barry Harris (pianist) and Sheila Jordan (vocalist), National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Masters who began their musical careers in Detroit, Michigan. (more...)

2013 Charlie Parker Jazz Festival Kicks Off in Central Park
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2013

City Parks Foundation announces the 21st edition of the beloved late summer jazz favorite, the Charlie Parker Jazz Festival. In the world of modern music, few figures loom as large or cast as long a shadow as saxophonist Charlie Parker, best known as 'Bird' (short for 'Yardbird') to generations of musicians. He was born in 1920, and almost sixty years since his death in 1955, he is universally celebrated for single-handedly inventing bebop and bringing jazz into the modern era. (more...)

SummerStage to Present BEACONS OF JAZZ, Matt Wilson, BIRD IS THE WORD and More, 8/23-25
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2013

On Wednesday, August 21, The Charlie Parker Jazz Festival at SummerStage presents 'Beacons of Jazz' - A Full Length Film Screening. The FREE SHOW will take place at The New School for Jazz & Contemporary Music, located at 55 W. 13th Street, 5th floor. Showtime: 6:30PM - 8:30PM - Seating is First Come, First Served. (more...)

SummerStage to Present BEACONS OF JAZZ, Matt Wilson, BIRD IS THE WORD and More, 8/23-25
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2013

On Wednesday, August 21, The Charlie Parker Jazz Festival at SummerStage presents 'Beacons of Jazz' - A Full Length Film Screening. The FREE SHOW will take place at The New School for Jazz & Contemporary Music, located at 55 W. 13th Street, 5th floor. Showtime: 6:30PM - 8:30PM - Seating is First Come, First Served. (more...)

NYC's Charlie Parker Jazz Festival Set for 8/21-25; Full Schedule Announced
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2013

City Parks Foundation proudly announces the 21st edition of the beloved late summer jazz favorite, the Charlie Parker Jazz Festival. In the world of modern music, few figures loom as large or cast as long a shadow as saxophonist Charlie Parker, best known as "Bird" (short for "Yardbird") to generations of musicians. He was born in 1920, and almost sixty years since his death in 1955, he is universally celebrated for single-handedly inventing bebop and bringing jazz into the modern era. (more...)

Dom La Nena, Mark Murphy & More Set for Joe's Pub this Week
by BWW News Desk - Jul 01, 2013

This week at Joe's Pub at the Public (July 1-7) will feature Canada's Birthday Bash, performances by Dona La Nena, Brian Landrus, Mark Murphy and Friends, The Hot Sardines, Sufiana, Alex Ferreira, Kate Ferber, Emily Asher, and John Kelly. Details below! (more...)

Carol Fredette's “A JUNE NIGHT, THE MOONLIGHT AND YOU” at the Iridium, 6/27
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2013

Carol Fredette is everything you need in a jazz singer. She thinks, swings and phrases like a creative instrumentalist, yet her way with words captures the essence of a lyric," says critic Dan Morgenstern, one of her many fans. Her deep expressive voice, strong sense of swing and charismatic presence have wowed audiences, critics and fellow musicians the world over. Fredette's reputation has continued to grow as a fine educator, vocal coach and record producer. (more...)

Martha Lorin and Paul Smith to Reunite at Sterling's Upstairs at the Federal, Today
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2013

Distinguished vocalist, recording artist and interpreter of the Great American Songbook Martha Lorin will appear at Sterling's Upstairs at The Federal Today May 26 accompanied by legendary musical director Paul Smith for an evening of lush standards, it was announced today by producer Michael Sterling and co-producer Ralph Lampkin, Jr. of the Lampkin Music Group in Chicago. (more...)

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