Steve Coleman News

Miller Theatre Presents the MIGUEL ZENÓN QUARTET Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 01, 2014

Miller Theatre at Columbia University School of the Arts completes the 2013-14 Jazz series with the Miguel Zenón Quartet featuing, Miguel Zenón on alto saxophone, Henry Cole on drums, Hans Glawisching on bass, and Luis Perdomo on piano. The show is tonight, March 1, 2014 at 8:00 p.m at Miller Theatre (2960 Broadway at 116th Street). Tickets are $20-$30 • Students with valid ID: $12-$18. (more...)

Miller Theatre Presents the MIGUEL ZENÓN QUARTET, 3/1
by BWW News Desk - Feb 05, 2014

Miller Theatre at Columbia University School of the Arts completes the 2013-14 Jazz series with the Miguel Zenón Quartet featuing, Miguel Zenón on alto saxophone, Henry Cole on drums, Hans Glawisching on bass, and Luis Perdomo on piano. The show is Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 8:00 p.m at Miller Theatre (2960 Broadway at 116th Street). Tickets are $20-$30 • Students with valid ID: $12-$18. (more...)

Saxophonist Miguel to Perform at Zankel Hall, 12/7
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2013

On Saturday, December 7 at 9:30 p.m. in Zankel Hall, alto saxophonist, composer, and arranger Miguel Zenon examines the complexities and contradictions of the Puerto Rican experience with his latest work-a multimedia presentation honoring his homeland entitled Identities Are Changeable: Tales from the Diaspora. The evening-length song cycle and video installation-created in collaboration with video artist and co-founder of the Marginal Utility gallery in Philadelphia, David Dempewolf-explores the experience of Puerto Ricans who have moved to the mainland, particularly New York City, and was inspired by a series of interviews that Zenon conducted with them. Audio and video excerpts of these interviews are woven throughout. (more...)

Veteran Drummer Warren Benbow Releases New Album HARMOLODIC ADVENTURE Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2013

Just back from a tour of Europe with James 'Blood' Ulmer's Odyssey band, industry veteran drummer Warren Benbow releases HARMOLODIC ADVENTURE. Benbow created the album using Alessis electronic drums with a series of one take overdubs. Does this sound like a machine or a real drumset? Take a listen and decide! (more...)

First Listen: Warren Benbow's New CD, 'Harmolodic Adventure'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 09, 2013

Warren has created this CD, using new technology to create a fusion of styles called 'Harmolodic Adventure,' produced by Ornette Coleman bassist, Al MacDowell. (more...)

Photo Flash: Wayne Brady and Drummer Camille Gainer Jones at BBKings
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2013

At his recent standing room only appearance at BBKings on 42nd Street on May 14th, comedian and television personality Wayne Brady took time to pose with his drummer, Camille Gainer Jones, who will be returning to BBKings for the launch of her new album, A Girl from Queens, on July 12th. Camille was last on the road with Alicia Keyes. Check out a photo of Brady and Jones below! (more...)

Vijay Iyer Performs at Zankel Hall, 4/27
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2013

On Saturday, April 27 at 9:30 p.m. in Zankel Hall, critically acclaimed and Grammy Award-nominated jazz pianist and composer Vijay Iyer performs solo piano works and leads both his jazz trio and sextet for an evening of original music from his celebrated recordings. The pianist, noted by The New Yorker as one of 'today's most important pianists… extravagantly gifted… brilliantly eclectic,' performs alongside bassist Stephan Crump, drummer Tyshawn Sorey, trumpeter Graham Haynes, tenor saxophonist Mark Shim, and soprano and alto saxophonist Steve Lehman. This concert is presented by Carnegie Hall in partnership with Absolutely Live Entertainment LLC. (more...)

Cassandra Wilson, Vieux Farka Toure, Renee Wilson & The Marcus Shelby Trio Added to Yoshi's SF Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2013

Yoshi's Jazz Club & Japanese Restaurant on Fillmore Street just added the following concerts at its world-renowned San Francisco venue: Vieux Farka Toure (Sun, Feb 3, 8pm), Odd Owl & Foxtails Brigade (Sun, Feb 10, 7pm), Renee Wilson & The Marcus Shelby Trio (Fat Tuesday, Feb 12, 8pm) and Cassandra Wilson (Thu-Sat, Feb 21-23, 8 & 10pm). (more...)

Cassandra Wilson, Vieux Farka Toure, Renee Wilson & The Marcus Shelby Trio Added to Yoshi's SF Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2013

Yoshi's Jazz Club & Japanese Restaurant on Fillmore Street just added the following concerts at its world-renowned San Francisco venue: Vieux Farka Toure (Sun, Feb 3, 8pm), Odd Owl & Foxtails Brigade (Sun, Feb 10, 7pm), Renee Wilson & The Marcus Shelby Trio (Fat Tuesday, Feb 12, 8pm) and Cassandra Wilson (Thu-Sat, Feb 21-23, 8 & 10pm). (more...)

Cassandra Wilson, Vieux Farka Toure, Renee Wilson & The Marcus Shelby Trio Added to Yoshi's SF Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2013

Yoshi's Jazz Club & Japanese Restaurant on Fillmore Street just added the following concerts at its world-renowned San Francisco venue: Vieux Farka Toure (Sun, Feb 3, 8pm), Odd Owl & Foxtails Brigade (Sun, Feb 10, 7pm), Renee Wilson & The Marcus Shelby Trio (Fat Tuesday, Feb 12, 8pm) and Cassandra Wilson (Thu-Sat, Feb 21-23, 8 & 10pm). (more...)

MJ'S BRASS BOPPERS, Afrika Bambaataa and More Set for Yoshi's San Francisco, Now thru 3/11
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2013

Yoshi's San Francisco announces updated calendar for club and restaurant February 12 - March 11, 2013. For more information on these shows, go to yoshis.com/sanfrancisco. (more...)

Cassandra Wilson, Vieux Farka Toure, Renee Wilson & The Marcus Shelby Trio Added to Yoshi's SF Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2013

Yoshi's Jazz Club & Japanese Restaurant on Fillmore Street just added the following concerts at its world-renowned San Francisco venue: Vieux Farka Toure (Sun, Feb 3, 8pm), Odd Owl & Foxtails Brigade (Sun, Feb 10, 7pm), Renee Wilson & The Marcus Shelby Trio (Fat Today, Feb 12, 8pm) and Cassandra Wilson (Thu-Sat, Feb 21-23, 8 & 10pm). (more...)

Cassandra Wilson, Vieux Farka Toure, Renee Wilson & The Marcus Shelby Trio Added to Yoshi's SF Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Feb 09, 2013

Yoshi's Jazz Club & Japanese Restaurant on Fillmore Street just added the following concerts at its world-renowned San Francisco venue: Vieux Farka Toure (Sun, Feb 3, 8pm), Odd Owl & Foxtails Brigade (Sun, Feb 10, 7pm), Renee Wilson & The Marcus Shelby Trio (Fat Tuesday, Feb 12, 8pm) and Cassandra Wilson (Thu-Sat, Feb 21-23, 8 & 10pm). (more...)

Jazz in Blue 2013 Announces Spanish Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2013

Tras el éxito de las dos anteriores giras Jazz in Blue por España, grandes artistas de jazz vuelven a España en 2013 para actuar en la tercera edición de este festival itinerante, en el que Jason Moran, Chuchito Valdés, Madeleine Peyroux y José James estarán desde febrero a mayo pisando escenarios de ciudades como Madrid, Barcelona, A Coruña, Valencia y San Sebastián. (more...)

Segerstrom Center Welcomes Monterey Jazz Festival on Tour 55th Anniversary Celebration Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2013

The Monterey Jazz Festival on Tour 55th Anniversary Celebration makes its way to Segerstrom Center for the Arts today, January 13 in the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall. The all- star ensemble will perform classic jazz and original compositions by critically acclaimed, Grammy Award-winning artists: bassist and musical director Christian McBride, vocalist Dee Dee Bridgewater, saxophonist Chris Potter, trumpeter Ambrose Akinmusire, pianist Benny Green and drummer Lewis Nash. (more...)

Cassandra Wilson, Vieux Farka Toure, Renee Wilson & The Marcus Shelby Trio Added to Yoshi's SF Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2012

Yoshi's Jazz Club & Japanese Restaurant on Fillmore Street just added the following concerts at its world-renowned San Francisco venue: Vieux Farka Toure (Sun, Feb 3, 8pm), Odd Owl & Foxtails Brigade (Sun, Feb 10, 7pm), Renee Wilson & The Marcus Shelby Trio (Fat Tuesday, Feb 12, 8pm) and Cassandra Wilson (Thu-Sat, Feb 21-23, 8 & 10pm). (more...)

Segerstrom Center Welcomes Monterey Jazz Festival on Tour 55th Anniversary Celebration, 1/13
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2012

The Monterey Jazz Festival on Tour 55th Anniversary Celebration makes its way to Segerstrom Center for the Arts on January 13 in the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall. The all- star ensemble will perform classic jazz and original compositions by critically acclaimed, Grammy Award-winning artists: bassist and musical director Christian McBride, vocalist Dee Dee Bridgewater, saxophonist Chris Potter, trumpeter Ambrose Akinmusire, pianist Benny Green and drummer Lewis Nash. (more...)

Kimmel Center Creative Music Program for Jazz Announces Monthly Meet the Master Series
by BWW News Desk - Nov 06, 2012

The Kimmel Center's Creative Music Program for Jazz continues its popular Meet the Masters series engaging 25+ regional student musicians, ages 11-17, in master class workshops led by world renowned jazz musicians. On Saturday, November 10, the Meet the Masters workshop is led by one of the top tenor saxophonists and flautists, Gary Thomas, in the Merck Arts Education Center from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Legendary jazz trumpeter and composer Ralph Alessi leads the master workshop on Saturday, December 22. These sessions are open to the public for interested musicians, students and teachers and jazz aficionados who would like to observe. (more...)

Todd Reynolds and More Set for Rite of Summer Music Festival Finale Tonight, 9/3
by BWW News Desk - Sep 03, 2012

In a blazing Labor Day finale to Rite of Summer's 2012 season, Todd Reynolds, 'New York's reigning Jazz and Classical Violinist' (The New Yorker), and fiddle-player of choice for avant-gardists everywhere, has assembled a stellar cast of characters to explore the vortex where bluegrass, electronica, minimalism and classical music swirl. Featuring music of glass harmonica virtuoso Jonny Rodgers, avant-bluegrass guitarist Jordan Tice (The Jordan Tice Trio), and the singular percussionist Mathias Kunzli, currently on tour with Regina Spektor. This will take place on Colonels' Row tonight, September 3rd. (more...)

Todd Reynolds and More Set for Rite of Summer Music Festival Finale, 9/3
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2012

In a blazing Labor Day finale to Rite of Summer's 2012 season, Todd Reynolds, 'New York's reigning Jazz and Classical Violinist' (The New Yorker), and fiddle-player of choice for avant-gardists everywhere, has assembled a stellar cast of characters to explore the vortex where bluegrass, electronica, minimalism and classical music swirl. Featuring music of glass harmonica virtuoso Jonny Rodgers, avant-bluegrass guitarist Jordan Tice (The Jordan Tice Trio), and the singular percussionist Mathias Kunzli, currently on tour with Regina Spektor. This will take place on Colonels' Row on Monday, September 3rd. (more...)

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