CHAKA KHAN


BIO: Say the name "Chaka" and most folks in the know instantly think of a woman who has made an indelible and lasting impression on the music scene of the past three decades. First, as the lead singer of t... (read more...)

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by BWW News Desk - August 09, 2017

Blues Rap duo NOWELO (pronounced no-VEH-lo) is releasing their new single “PASSING DAYS” featuring ANN HOKU LYN on August 18th, and celebrating with a release party featuring a nine-piece band presented by KONA WINE MARKET at The Edible World on August 26th, 2017.... (more...)
Tyler Reese Makes His NYC Club Debut 8/9 at Club Bonafide Tyler Reese Makes His NYC Club Debut 8/9 at Club Bonafide
by BWW News Desk - August 03, 2017

Tyler Reese recorded his first album in his mid-teens, studied with jazz legend Pat Metheny and has played with everyone from Prince and Ernie Isley to country great Craig Morgan. Now, still riding the accolades and buzz of his 2017 breakthrough album Reminiscence - which debuted at #5 on the Billbo... (more...)
Tyler Reese to Make NYC Club Debut This August Tyler Reese to Make NYC Club Debut This August
by BWW News Desk - July 31, 2017

Tyler Reese recorded his first album in his mid-teens, studied with jazz legend Pat Metheny and has played with everyone from Prince and Ernie Isley to country great Craig Morgan. Now, still riding the accolades and buzz of his 2017 breakthrough album Reminiscence - which debuted at #5 on the Billbo... (more...)
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by BWW News Desk - July 27, 2017

The following acts are performing at City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, throughout the month of August. Featured performances include three shows with Rachelle Ferrell on August 4-5, Roomful of Blues' on their 50th anniversary tour on August 17, Grammy award-winner Rickie Lee Jones on Aug... (more...)
Tyler Reese Comes to NYC's Club Bonafide 8/9 Tyler Reese Comes to NYC's Club Bonafide 8/9
by BWW News Desk - July 26, 2017

Tyler Reese recorded his first album in his mid-teens, studied with jazz legend Pat Metheny and has played with everyone from Prince and Ernie Isley to country great Craig Morgan. Now, still riding the accolades and buzz of his 2017 breakthrough album Reminiscence - which debuted at #5 on the Billbo... (more...)
Betsayda Machado y La Parranda El Clavo and Sammy Figueroa and His Latin Jazz Explosion Share A Double Bill Betsayda Machado y La Parranda El Clavo and Sammy Figueroa and His Latin Jazz Explosion Share A Double Bill
by BWW News Desk - July 14, 2017

The music continues at Princeton's Pettoranello Gardens Amphitheater (Route 206 and Mountain Ave.) with a double bill starring Venezuelan music icons Betsayda Machado y La Parranda El Clavo and Latin jazz superstar Sammy Figueroa and His Latin Jazz Explosion on Saturday, July 22 at 7PM.... (more...)
Kurt Elling, Herb Alpert & Lani Hall and More Now On Sale at City Winery Chicago Kurt Elling, Herb Alpert & Lani Hall and More Now On Sale at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - July 11, 2017

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces an array of top jazz concerts including four shows with Grammy Award-Winning jazz vocalist Kurt Elling, two nights with Herb Alpert of Tijuana Brass with his wife, Grammy-winning singer Lani Hall, legendary British Jazz-Funk band Incognito and ... (more...)
Recording Academy Announces Results of Board of Trustees Officers Elections Recording Academy Announces Results of Board of Trustees Officers Elections
by BWW News Desk - June 26, 2017

The Recording AcademyTM announced today that producer/engineer/songwriter John Poppo was re-elected Chair of its Board of Trustees and A&R executive Ruby Marchand was re-elected Vice Chair at its annual spring Board of Trustees meeting.... (more...)
16-Time Grammy Winner David Foster to Be Honored at 2017 Grammy Museum Gala 16-Time Grammy Winner David Foster to Be Honored at 2017 Grammy Museum Gala
by BWW News Desk - June 22, 2017

The GRAMMY Museum® is pleased to announce it will honor 16-time GRAMMY® Award winner David Foster at its third annual Gala, taking place Sept. 19 at The Novo in Los Angeles.... (more...)
Songwriter Hall of Fame's Holly Knight Hosts WOMEN ROCK 5/22 at The Cutting Room Songwriter Hall of Fame's Holly Knight Hosts WOMEN ROCK 5/22 at The Cutting Room
by BWW News Desk - May 08, 2017

Hosted by Songwriter Hall of Fame's Holly Knight ('Simply The Best,' 'Love Is A Battlefield,' 'Invincible'),  Schirmer Theatrical and Greenberg Artists present 'Women Rock' at The Cutting Room on May 22nd, celebrating the great female singers and songwriters who changed the face of rock n' roll. A p... (more...)
Ministry of Sound to Host Dusky in World's Only Party Inside a Glacier Ministry of Sound to Host Dusky in World's Only Party Inside a Glacier
by BWW News Desk - April 20, 2017

As one of the world's most unique and exclusive party experiences through days of non-stop daylight and one-of-a-kind side parties, Secret Solsticereveals the details for their electronic stage takeovers, and a Ministry of Sound hosted Secret Solstice Presents Into The Glacier party onSaturday, June... (more...)
Iceland's Secret Solstice Festival Adds Extra Day with Opening Ceremony featuring Chaka Khan and Secret Guest to 2017 Event Iceland's Secret Solstice Festival Adds Extra Day with Opening Ceremony featuring Chaka Khan and Secret Guest to 2017 Event
by BWW News Desk - April 12, 2017

With the fourth edition of Secret Solstice shaping up to be one to remember this summer solstice weekend, June 16-18, 2017 in Reykjavík, Iceland, organizers have announced a special bonus for ticket holders in the form of an opening ceremony with some truly formidable guests. Extending the festiviti... (more...)
Patti Austin to Bring ELLA NOW AND THEN to Brooklyn Center Patti Austin to Bring ELLA NOW AND THEN to Brooklyn Center
by BWW News Desk - April 07, 2017

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College continues its 2016-17 season on Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 8pm with GRAMMY Award-winning jazz singer Patti Austin performing Ella Now and Then: A Centennial Celebration of the First Lady of Song. This tribute concert marks the 100thbirthda... (more...)
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by BWW News Desk - March 20, 2017

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by BWW News Desk - March 17, 2017

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by BWW News Desk - March 09, 2017

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by BWW News Desk - March 07, 2017

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Brooklyn Center to Welcome Haitian Singer-Songwriter Emeline Michel This Spring Brooklyn Center to Welcome Haitian Singer-Songwriter Emeline Michel This Spring
by BWW News Desk - March 04, 2017

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by BWW News Desk - March 01, 2017

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by BWW News Desk - March 01, 2017

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by BWW News Desk - February 28, 2017

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by BWW News Desk - February 25, 2017

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by BWW News Desk - February 25, 2017

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by BWW News Desk - February 21, 2017

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by BWW News Desk - February 13, 2017

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