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Sweet Honey In The Rock, John Zorn, Ladysmith Black Mambazo and More Set for Symphony Space's 2017-18 Season Sweet Honey In The Rock, John Zorn, Ladysmith Black Mambazo and More Set for Symphony Space's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - August 15, 2017

Symphony Space, one of New York's best-loved cultural destinations, is pleased to announce a new season of lively and diverse programming, running from October 2017 through June 2018. Returning this season are Projects conceived by Artistic Director Andrew Byrne, each uniting Symphony Space's multid... (more...)
McGill/McHale Trio Makes Recording Debut With 'Portraits' on Cedille Records McGill/McHale Trio Makes Recording Debut With 'Portraits' on Cedille Records
by BWW News Desk - August 11, 2017

The McGill/McHale Trio, whose members are Demarre McGill, principal flute of the Seattle Symphony Orchestra; his brother Anthony McGill, principal clarinet of the New York Philharmonic; and Irish pianist Michael McHale, makes its recording debut with 'Portraits - Works for Flute, Clarinet & Piano' o... (more...)
BROOKLYN PHOTOGRAPHS, BRIC TV, The Knights and More Set for BRIC's Fall 2017 Season BROOKLYN PHOTOGRAPHS, BRIC TV, The Knights and More Set for BRIC's Fall 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - August 10, 2017

BRIC, the largest presenter of free cultural programming in Brooklyn, has announced the fall 2017 season at BRIC House, the organization's 40,000 SF home in Downtown Brooklyn.... (more...)
Theatre, Music, Poetry and More Slated for Irish Arts Center's Fall 2017 Season Theatre, Music, Poetry and More Slated for Irish Arts Center's Fall 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - August 10, 2017

Irish Arts Center (IAC), the arts and cultural center dedicated to projecting a dynamic image of Ireland and Irish America for the 21st century, has announced its fall 2017 season. The lineup epitomizes IAC's commitment to building community with a diversity of arts institutions, artists and audienc... (more...)
New York Pops Announces Board Expansion & Contract Extensions New York Pops Announces Board Expansion & Contract Extensions
by BWW News Desk - August 07, 2017

The New York Pops is pleased to announce the appointment of Erin S. Gore, John M. Littzi, and Karen van Bergen to the Board of Directors. In addition, the Board of The New York Pops is proud to announce the extension of Music Director and Conductor Steven Reineke's contract through 2022.... (more...)
James Grace to Launch New Album 'Chilled' at Alexander Upstairs James Grace to Launch New Album 'Chilled' at Alexander Upstairs
by BWW News Desk - August 04, 2017

Acclaimed guitarist and two time SAMA nominee James Grace makes a welcome return to the Alexander Bar for the launch of 'Chilled', his sixth solo guitar studio album. 'Chilled' also celebrates 10 years of Grace's independently owned and operated record label, Stringwise Records.... (more...)
Graceland Prepares for the Largest ELVIS WEEK Ever Graceland Prepares for the Largest ELVIS WEEK Ever
by BWW News Desk - August 02, 2017

Elvis Week 2017 at Elvis Presley's Graceland will mark the 40th anniversary of Elvis' passing, and is expected to be the largest Elvis Week ever. This will also be the first Elvis Week with the new Elvis Presley's Memphis Entertainment Complex and The Guest House at Graceland resort hotel.... (more...)
Jack DeJohnette Celebrates Historic 75th Birthday on 8/9 Jack DeJohnette Celebrates Historic 75th Birthday on 8/9
by BWW News Desk - August 01, 2017

Celebrating his historic 75th birthday on August 9, 2017, music legend Jack DeJohnette will continue year-long birthday festivities with extensive touring, limited edition product releases, and more.  ... (more...)
August Performances Announced at Blue Note Hawaii August Performances Announced at Blue Note Hawaii
by BWW News Desk - July 31, 2017

An eclectic lineup is featured this month at Blue Note Hawaii with an array of iconic national artists, local favorites and hilarious comedians. The Henry Kapono Artist to Artist Series continues with Jerry Santos of Olomana, followed by local greats Shawn Pimental and Lehua Kalima, one-man wonder T... (more...)
'Paul McCandless with the Paul Winter Consort, A Retrospective' Out 10/20 'Paul McCandless with the Paul Winter Consort, A Retrospective' Out 10/20
by BWW News Desk - July 27, 2017

Morning Sun: Adventures with Oboe -- Paul McCandless with the Paul Winter Consort, A Retrospective will be released on October 20, 2017.... (more...)
Applications Now Open for BMI's Jazz Composers Workshop. Applications Now Open for BMI's Jazz Composers Workshop.
by BWW News Desk - July 24, 2017

Broadcast Music, Inc.  (BMI), the global leader in music rights management, is now accepting applications for its 30th annual BMI Jazz Composers Workshop. The application deadline is Tuesday, August 15th, and is now available on bmi.com. This prestigious workshop runs from September 2017 through May... (more...)
BMOP Sound Releases First-Ever Recording of Pulitzer Prize Winning Wayne Peterson Work BMOP Sound Releases First-Ever Recording of Pulitzer Prize Winning Wayne Peterson Work
by BWW News Desk - July 17, 2017

BMOP/sound today announced its 53rd and latest album release, Wayne Peterson: Transformations: the first-ever commercial recording of Peterson's orchestral work The Face of the Night, The Heart of the Dark... (more...)
New Album from John McLaughlin Due Out This September New Album from John McLaughlin Due Out This September
by BWW News Desk - July 11, 2017

On September 15, Abstract Logix issues Live @ Ronnie Scott's – a souvenir of a sold-out, two-night stand at the beloved venue by John McLaughlin and the 4th Dimension, recorded in March of 2017.... (more...)
CIM Student Wins Inaugural Diversity-Focused Fellowship CIM Student Wins Inaugural Diversity-Focused Fellowship
by BWW News Desk - July 07, 2017

Tuba player Jason Tanksley, currently pursuing an Artist Diploma from the Cleveland Institute of Music (CIM), has won a two-year fellowship with the Minnesota Orchestra. Tanksley is one of two performers selected as the first-ever Rosemary and David Good Fellows. This fellowship supports the career ... (more...)
Grammy-Winning Guitarist Jason Vieaux to Perform at Caramoor as Artist-in-Residence Grammy-Winning Guitarist Jason Vieaux to Perform at Caramoor as Artist-in-Residence
by BWW News Desk - July 06, 2017

Grammy-winning classical guitarist Jason Vieaux is currently Caramoor's Artist-in-Residence, and will be performing two more concerts in July at the popular bucolic musical destination. On Sunday, July 16 at 4pm, he joins the Orchestra of St. Luke's to perform iconic tango composer Astor Piazzolla's... (more...)
Ben Rosenblum to  Play Mezzrow with Billy Hart & Curtis Lundy Ben Rosenblum to Play Mezzrow with Billy Hart & Curtis Lundy
by BWW News Desk - May 02, 2017

Pianist Ben Rosenblum will perform music from his debut release Instead alongside a veteran rhythm section of jazz masters, including Curtis Lundy (Grammy-nominated bassist famous for his work with Betty Carter) and Billy Hart (legendary drummer with Miles Davis, McCoy Tyner and Herbie Hancock) at M... (more...)
World Premiere of Dirk Brosse's PICTURES AT AN EXHIBITION World Premiere of Dirk Brosse's PICTURES AT AN EXHIBITION
by BWW News Desk - April 28, 2017

A founding resident company of The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia (COP) is excited to announce its season finale concert featuring Brosse's Pictures at an Exhibition. Inspired by seven iconic works from the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Music Director and ... (more...)
Recording of Robert Spano Compositions Releasing Today Recording of Robert Spano Compositions Releasing Today
by BWW News Desk - April 28, 2017

Conductor, composer, and pianist Robert Spano releases a new recording on the ASO Media label of two of his own compositions on April 28, 2017 on CD and digital platforms.... (more...)
St. Louis Symphony Presents Jane Lynch Sings The Great American Songbook St. Louis Symphony Presents Jane Lynch Sings The Great American Songbook
by BWW News Desk - April 25, 2017

Three-time Emmy and Golden Globe winning actress Jane Lynch-yes, that Jane Lynch-from Glee, Best in Show, Hollywood Game Night and more, joins the St. Louis Symphony for a one-night only musical experience with a large dose of comedy.... (more...)
'Clive Davis: The Soundtrack of our Lives' Documentary Composer Paul Henning Releases Debut Album 'Breaking Through' 'Clive Davis: The Soundtrack of our Lives' Documentary Composer Paul Henning Releases Debut Album 'Breaking Through'
by BWW News Desk - April 20, 2017

Composer and film musician Paul Henning announces the release of his debut album BREAKING THROUGH, featuring piano solos performed by the Paul and recorded live with a 48-piece studio orchestra.... (more...)
Victor Goines to Perform with the NYYS Jazz Band at Lincoln Center Victor Goines to Perform with the NYYS Jazz Band at Lincoln Center
by BWW News Desk - April 19, 2017

Saxophonist and clarinetist Victor Goines joins director Andy Clausen and the New York Youth Symphony Jazz Band for its season finale on Sunday, May 7th at the Appel Room at Jazz at Lincoln Center at 3:30pm.... (more...)
Stephen McKinley Henderson to Give Juilliard's 2017 Commencement Address Stephen McKinley Henderson to Give Juilliard's 2017 Commencement Address
by BWW News Desk - April 17, 2017

The Juilliard School will confer honorary doctorates upon six luminaries during its 112th commencement ceremony on Friday, May 19, 2017, at 11 a.m. in Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center (Broadway at 65th Street, New York City).... (more...)
Yo-Yo Ma to Co-Lead 2017 Kennedy Center Arts Summit; Lineup Announced! Yo-Yo Ma to Co-Lead 2017 Kennedy Center Arts Summit; Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - April 10, 2017

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, in collaboration with the Aspen Institute Arts Program, Citizen University, and the Annenberg Foundation and The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, presents the 2017 Kennedy Center Arts Summit: Activating Citizen Artists. Exploring JF... (more...)
Renowned Conductors to Lead 2017 NAfME All-National Honor Ensembles in Walt Disney World Renowned Conductors to Lead 2017 NAfME All-National Honor Ensembles in Walt Disney World
by BWW News Desk - April 10, 2017

The National Association for Music Education's (NAfME) premier national honor ensembles will be led by four award-winning conductors.... (more...)
Angelique Kidjo Returns To Carnegie Hall To Debut REMAIN IN LIGHT, 5/5 Angelique Kidjo Returns To Carnegie Hall To Debut REMAIN IN LIGHT, 5/5
by BWW News Desk - April 05, 2017

Three-time Grammy Award-winning vocalist Angélique Kidjo returns to Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage on Friday, May 5, at 8:00 p.m., for the world premiere performance of Remain in Light, her reimagined take on the Talking Heads' iconic album.... (more...)