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Highlights In Jazz presents WOMEN IN JAZZ Thursday, 4/6Highlights In Jazz presents WOMEN IN JAZZ Thursday, 4/6
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Jack Kleinsinger's Highlights In Jazz, New York's longest running jazz concert series, continues its record breaking 45th season at 8:00 PM on Thursday, April 6, 2017 at the Tribeca Performing Arts Center Borough of Manhattan Community College, 199 Chambers Street, New York City, with a special Women In Jazz program featuring the festive multi-dimensional music of Cynthia Sayer and her Joyride Band with clarinetist Adrian Cunningham, the innovative vocal stylings of Rene Marie plus International Women in Jazz Youth in Action Award Winner pianist Leonieke Scheuble, and, as in all Highlights In Jazz concerts, a surprise special guest. (more...)

Charnett Moffett  w/ Pharoah Sanders, Stanley Jordan Marks 30 Years of History on New AlbumCharnett Moffett w/ Pharoah Sanders, Stanley Jordan Marks 30 Years of History on New Album
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

2017 marks 30 years since bassist extraordinaire Charnett Moffett burst onto the scene with his Blue Note debut, Net Man. (more...)

The American Pops Orchestra Totally Celebrates the 80's in YOU SPIN ME 'ROUND on 4/7The American Pops Orchestra Totally Celebrates the 80's in YOU SPIN ME 'ROUND on 4/7
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Maestro LUKE FRAZIER and THE AMERICAN POPS ORCHESTRA - Washington, DC's innovative hometown orchestra - will conclude their all-star 2016-2017 season with You Spin Me 'Round: An 80's Dance Party on Friday, April 7 at 8:00 PM atThe George Washington University's Lisner Auditorium (730 21st Street NW, Washington, DC). Put on your dancing shoes and travel back in time to the era of neon, teased hair, and shoulder pads as the American Pops interpret the popular music of the 1980's. This "rad" original program combines DJ mixing, live orchestra, dancers, and hot vocalists to bring back favorite music of the 1980's in a whole new way. 80's inspired attire is encouraged. Our talented performers lead the party and will get you into the groove like it's 1989. Tickets to the show are on sale now at www.TheAmericanPops.org. (more...)

75 Talented Young Artists Set for YoungArts' Week-Long NYC Intensive75 Talented Young Artists Set for YoungArts' Week-Long NYC Intensive
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

The National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts)'s 2017 YoungArts New York program will take place from April 25 to 30 and will offer approximately 75 of this year's YoungArts Winners - some of the country's most talented artists ages 15 to 18 years old - life-changing opportunities to learn, connect and collaborate with their peers and renowned artists across disciplines. (more...)

Birdland Jazz Club Announces Schedule for 4/3-4/9Birdland Jazz Club Announces Schedule for 4/3-4/9
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Birdland will kick-off their great week of programming with the following acts: (more...)

Jazz Pianist Joey Alexander to Play MPAC This AprilJazz Pianist Joey Alexander to Play MPAC This April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Three-time Grammy nominee, jazz pianist Joey Alexander comes to Mayo Performing Arts Center on Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 8 pm. (more...)

Cyrus Plays Elvis Presley in the 2016-2017 Hot Jazz SeriesCyrus Plays Elvis Presley in the 2016-2017 Hot Jazz Series
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Chestnut's idea to connect between Elvis and Jazz is based on the Blues, Country and Gospel influences that are evident in Elvis's music. Presley's greatest hits receive exceptional interpretations by Chestnut who is known by his Jazz, Gospel and Bop styled improvisation skills – ones which he acquired throughout the years in which he played in church as a child. He believes that Jazz is a religious musical genre. (more...)

Concert Series FRONT AND CENTER Debuts Episode Featuring Steve VaiConcert Series FRONT AND CENTER Debuts Episode Featuring Steve Vai
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Public television's critically acclaimed concert series, FRONT AND CENTER, has debut a new episode featuring three-time Grammy Award winning guitarist Steve Vai. The intimate performance was filmed at New York's Iridium — the smallest venue Vai has played in years. He was voted 10th “Greatest Guitarist” by Guitar World magazine in 2015. (more...)

YoungArts Welcomes Stacey Glassman Mizener and Dejha CarringtonYoungArts Welcomes Stacey Glassman Mizener and Dejha Carrington
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

The National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts) today announced the appointment of Stacey Glassman Mizener as Vice President of Development and Dejha Carrington as Vice President of External Relations. (more...)

Newly Discovered Louis Armstrong Recordings Collector's Edition Now AvailableNewly Discovered Louis Armstrong Recordings Collector's Edition Now Available
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

Louis Armstrong was one of the most recognizable men in the world. His smile, his voice, his trumpet all set the standard for the one true American art form called “jazz.” (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 3/18/2017
by - Mar 18, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 3/18/2017. (more...)

Birdland Jazz Club Announces Schedule for 3/27-4/2Birdland Jazz Club Announces Schedule for 3/27-4/2
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

Birdland will kick-off their great week of programming with the following acts: (more...)

Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Detroit You Might Have Missed 3/17 - Childplay Presents CAT IN THE HAT and More!Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Detroit You Might Have Missed 3/17 - Childplay Presents CAT IN THE HAT and More!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

Check out the top stories from Detroit you might have missed this week and more! (more...)

Birdland Announces April 2017 ScheduleBirdland Announces April 2017 Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

Birdland will kick-off their exciting month of programming with the following acts. (more...)

Cuban Jazz Artist Elio Villafranca to Headline Aaron Davis HallCuban Jazz Artist Elio Villafranca to Headline Aaron Davis Hall
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

Piano phenomenon Elio Villafranca will bring the next generation of his popular "Letters to Mother Africa" concerts, the second in his series on the African continent's powerful influence on jazz and folk Cuban music, to Aaron Davis Hall at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, March 31. (more...)

Michelle Dorrance, Bill Irwin, Chris Jackson, Tiler Peck and More Set for DEMO: SONG & DANCE at The Kennedy CenterMichelle Dorrance, Bill Irwin, Chris Jackson, Tiler Peck and More Set for DEMO: SONG & DANCE at The Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

After paying tribute to artistic inspirations during Fall 2016's DEMO, Damian Woetzel continues to unite artists from across fields around a common theme in performance on April 3, 2017 at 8:00 p.m. in the Eisenhower Theater. This installment of the multi-genre series brings together acclaimed artists for a special one-night performance to celebrate the combination of song and dance. (more...)

Nationwide Open Call for Young Artists Begins TodayNationwide Open Call for Young Artists Begins Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

The National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts) has announced that applications to become a 2018 YoungArts Winner will be accepted beginning today, March 15 through October 13, 2017. YoungArts identifies and nurtures the nation's most accomplished emerging artists in the visual, literary, design and performing arts between the ages of 15 and 18 or in high school grades 10-12. One of the most comprehensive programs dedicated to supporting and propelling young artists, YoungArts provides opportunities to participate in its programs nationwide and engage with renowned mentors, monetary awards, including prizes of up to $10,000, the chance to become a U.S. Presidential Scholar in the Arts, and guidance in taking important steps toward achieving their professional and artistic goals. Prospective candidates are encouraged to submit applications online at http://www.youngarts.org/apply.  (more...)

Peak Performances to Present ALL TERRAIN STRING FESTIVAL: BOLCOM 4X4Peak Performances to Present ALL TERRAIN STRING FESTIVAL: BOLCOM 4X4
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Peak Performances will present the All Terrain String Festival: Bolcom 4x4, a three-day festival in which four of the world's foremost string quartets will perform the work of prolific Pulitzer Prize-winning American composer William Bolcom, along with music by a wide variety of other composers, from Mozart to Dizzy Gillespie. (more...)

Tynan Davis to Celebrate Self-Titled Debut Album at Dizzy's Club Coca-ColaTynan Davis to Celebrate Self-Titled Debut Album at Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

Tynan Davis (The Phantom of the Opera North American Tour, Abyssinian Mass with Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra) recently released her self-titled debut album, TYNAN. (more...)

Jazz Women of NY Celebrate Women In Jazz Month at Metropolitan RoomJazz Women of NY Celebrate Women In Jazz Month at Metropolitan Room
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

Jazz Women of New York is a new all-woman band conceived by vocalist Lee Torchia.  The core group is pianist Jill McManus, bassist Melissa Slocum, drummer Sylvia Cuenca, flutist Andrea Brachfeld, and saxophonist Carol Sudhalter, with occasional subs from the female side of NY jazz. (more...)

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