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Yamaha Pianist JoAnne Brackeen Receives National Endowment for The Arts' Jazz Masters Award Yamaha Pianist JoAnne Brackeen Receives National Endowment for The Arts' Jazz Masters Award
by BWW News Desk - July 25, 2017

The National Endowment for the Arts has selected JoAnne Brackeen as a winner of its distinguished Jazz Masters Award for 2018.... (more...)
Sony Music Renews Exclusive Worldwide Licensing Agreement for Jimi Hendrix Music & Film Catalog Sony Music Renews Exclusive Worldwide Licensing Agreement for Jimi Hendrix Music & Film Catalog
by BWW News Desk - July 19, 2017

Sony Music Entertainment and Experience Hendrix L.L.C. have agreed to renew their historic licensing partnershipfirst announced in 2009which covers the ongoing curation and distribution of the Jimi Hendrix catalog and archives, making the artist's music and film materials available to fans around th... (more...)
Gogo Penguin Announce Fall 2017 North American Tour Gogo Penguin Announce Fall 2017 North American Tour
by BWW News Desk - June 26, 2017

After being named one of The New York Times' “12 Notable Acts” at the 2017 South by Southwest Music Festival, GoGo Penguin have announced a long-awaited North American tour for this Fall.... (more...)
Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats Confirm Additional Headlining Performance Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats Confirm Additional Headlining Performance
by BWW News Desk - June 12, 2017

Due to overwhelming demand, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats confirm an additional concert at the band's hometown Red Rocks Amphitheatre on August 29. They will be joined by Charles Bradley & His Extraordinaires. The band's sold-out show on August 28 will be supported by The Budos Band.... (more...)
60th Annual Monterey Jazz Festival Single Day Tickets On Sale Monday 5/15 60th Annual Monterey Jazz Festival Single Day Tickets On Sale Monday 5/15
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

Single Day Tickets for the 60th Annual Monterey Jazz Festival, September 15–17 go on sale Monday, May 15, and can be purchased online at montereyjazzfestival.org or by calling 888.248.6499.... (more...)
Ambrose Akinmusire Releases Lead Track From 'A Rift In Decorum: Live At The Village Vanguard' Ambrose Akinmusire Releases Lead Track From 'A Rift In Decorum: Live At The Village Vanguard'
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

Trumpeter and composer Ambrose Akinmusire has proven himself an artist of rare ability and wide-ranging aesthetic interests on his previous Blue Note albums When the Heart Emerges Glistening (2011) and the imagined savior is far easier to paint (2014).... (more...)
Louis Armstrong Expert Ricky Riccardi to Write Liner Notes on Upcoming Productions Louis Armstrong Expert Ricky Riccardi to Write Liner Notes on Upcoming Productions
by BWW News Desk - March 23, 2017

Dot Time Records is pleased to announce that Ricky Riccardi, the Director of Research Collections for the Louis Armstrong House Museum has been commissioned to write the liner notes for the four upcoming productions of never previously release material from the Louis Armstrong Archives on its Legend... (more...)
Nana's World Jazz Ensemble Announces Upcoming New York Appearances Nana's World Jazz Ensemble Announces Upcoming New York Appearances
by BWW News Desk - November 17, 2016

Nana Simopoulos, the internationally acclaimed multi-instrumentalist, singer, composer and educator, released Skins, her seventh recording on June 20, 2016... (more...)
Rolling Stone Premieres Donny McCaslin's Bowie Cover from Upcoming Album Rolling Stone Premieres Donny McCaslin's Bowie Cover from Upcoming Album
by BWW News Desk - September 09, 2016

One week ahead of their U.S. tour, saxophonist Donny McCaslin and his band, featured on David Bowie's Blackstar, have shared a new track from their upcoming album, Beyond Now. Set for October 14 release on Motéma Music, the album is dedicated to and inspired by Bowie.... (more...)
Richard Bona, 'The African Sting', to Release New Album HERITAGE This Fall Richard Bona, 'The African Sting', to Release New Album HERITAGE This Fall
by BWW News Desk - August 05, 2016

Richard Bona is celebrating the release of his new album, Heritage (physical U.S. release Sept. 16th), with a September tour of the U.S.... (more...)
Tickets to 59th Monterey Jazz Festival on Sale 5/9 Tickets to 59th Monterey Jazz Festival on Sale 5/9
by BWW News Desk - May 04, 2016

Three-day Arena and Grounds Ticket Packages for the 59th Annual Monterey Jazz Festival, September 16–18 go on sale Monday, May 9. Tickets can be purchased online at montereyjazzfestival.org or by calling 888.248.6499.... (more...)
46th Annual Next Generation Jazz Festival Set for 4/8-10 46th Annual Next Generation Jazz Festival Set for 4/8-10
by BWW News Desk - March 09, 2016

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Monterey Jazz Festival to Tour in 2016 Monterey Jazz Festival to Tour in 2016
by BWW News Desk - December 08, 2015

Highlights of the tour include a five-night run at Birdland in New York City, with appearances at major performing arts centers and colleges in Arkansas, Arizona, California, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Texas, and Virginia.... (more...)
2016 Next Generation Jazz Festival Now Accepting Applications 2016 Next Generation Jazz Festival Now Accepting Applications
by BWW News Desk - November 30, 2015

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The Jones Family Singers Set for Daryl's House Tonight The Jones Family Singers Set for Daryl's House Tonight
by BWW News Desk - October 01, 2015

The Jones Family Singers, consisting in part of five sisters, two brothers and their father, have been tearing up churches and festivals for almost three decades.... (more...)
Yamaha Concludes Jazz Festival Season Yamaha Concludes Jazz Festival Season
by BWW News Desk - September 22, 2015

When the Monterey Jazz Festival wrapped up its 58th year last weekend, Yamaha Drums also concluded its season of providing new drum sets, hardware and extensive tech support at major jazz festivals in the United States. Models used include Absolute Hybrid Maple, Live Custom and Stage Custom Birch an... (more...)
The Jones Family Singers Set for Daryl's House, 10/1 The Jones Family Singers Set for Daryl's House, 10/1
by BWW News Desk - September 22, 2015

The Jones Family Singers, consisting in part of five sisters, two brothers and their father, have been tearing up churches and festivals for almost three decades.... (more...)
'Concert for Kids' Kicks Off 58th Monterey Jazz Festival Today 'Concert for Kids' Kicks Off 58th Monterey Jazz Festival Today
by BWW News Desk - September 17, 2015

Monterey Jazz Festival kicks off the weekend's activities this Thursday with another edition of the 'Concert for Kids' at the Monterey County Fairgrounds, with Monterey Jazz Festival's Next Generation Jazz Orchestra performing a free 45-minute set for students enrolled in Monterey County public scho... (more...)
'Concert for Kids' to Kick Off 58th Monterey Jazz Festival, 9/17 'Concert for Kids' to Kick Off 58th Monterey Jazz Festival, 9/17
by BWW News Desk - September 11, 2015

Monterey Jazz Festival kicks off the weekend's activities this Thursday with another edition of the “Concert for Kids” at the Monterey County Fairgrounds, with Monterey Jazz Festival's Next Generation Jazz Orchestra performing a free 45-minute set for students enrolled in Monterey County public scho... (more...)
Zakiya Hooker Serenades 'Live' and 'In The Mood' With Jazzy New Music Releases &  Video Zakiya Hooker Serenades 'Live' and 'In The Mood' With Jazzy New Music Releases & Video
by BWW News Desk - August 17, 2015

Blues legend John Lee Hooker is best remembered for his iconic hits, 'Boom, Boom' and 'One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer.'... (more...)
Barbara Morrison & More Set for 1st Annual Southern California MADCatfish Blues Festival, 9/5-6 Barbara Morrison & More Set for 1st Annual Southern California MADCatfish Blues Festival, 9/5-6
by BWW News Desk - August 06, 2015

A MADCatfish has wiggled off his hook to leave his birthplace deep in the Mississippi Delta and is heading west to kick-off the Inaugural 1st Annual Southern California MADCatfish Blues Festival, a two-day fun-filled, power packed, foot-stomping, all-star musical extravaganza to be held at Santa Ani... (more...)
Grammy Winning Snarky Puppy Announce Fall Tour Dates Grammy Winning Snarky Puppy Announce Fall Tour Dates
by BWW News Desk - July 27, 2015

The Grammy Winning instrumental collective, Snarky Puppy, are set for two performances in New York this week and are gearing up for their upcoming fall tour.... (more...)
Guitar Legend Carl Verheyen and Band Set West Coast U.S. Tour for September Guitar Legend Carl Verheyen and Band Set West Coast U.S. Tour for September
by BWW News Desk - July 21, 2015

Carl Verheyen, recognized as “One of the Top 10 Guitar Players in the World” by Guitar Magazine and “One of the Top 100 Guitarists of All Time” by Classic Rock magazine, today announced that he will bring his three-member Carl Verheyen Band on a September tour of the West Coast... (more...)
The Nash Sets Jazz Offerings for July The Nash Sets Jazz Offerings for July
by BWW News Desk - June 30, 2015

July is a packed month at The Nash, kicking off with a 4th of July bash with the Bad Cactus Brass Band. The month also marks the beginning of the Catch A Rising Star Series, comprised of Arizona musicians ages 18 to 24, who have been specially selected by The Nash,. The Series provides a platform fo... (more...)
New Bob Mintzer Big Band CD 'Get Up!' Out Today New Bob Mintzer Big Band CD 'Get Up!' Out Today
by BWW News Desk - June 23, 2015

Since 1983, tenor saxophonist, composer, and arranger Bob Mintzer has been delving into the big band format and its myriad stylistic possibilities, collecting five Grammy nominations and one Grammy win in the process. His newest recording, 'Get Up!,' which is his 20th big band album to date, will be... (more...)



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