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[Off-Broadway, 2006]
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Review: Meow Meow Sets Carnegie Hall on Fire with Laughter

This reviewer was completely overwhelmed by the tornado of talent that is Meow Meow. Their show MEOW MEOW, SEQUINS AND SATIRE, DIVAS AND DISRUPTORS: THE WILD WOMEN OF THE WEIMAR REPUBLIC on March 23, 2024 was hot and hysterical.

Previews: DR DAVID AND FRIENDS perform benefit concert for the New Tampa Players' Penguin Project and Ampersand Theatre

The collaboration between Dr. David and the Penguin Project/Ampersand Theatre for this benefit concert has a heartfelt origin. The doctor's daughter, Naomi, has been a peer mentor for the Penguin Project since its inception in 2018.

Birdland Jazz Club Has Adjusted Their Schedule For March

Birdland Jazz Club has adjusted its schedule for March. See below for the changes: 

Live At Birdland Jazz Club & Birdland Theater Announce Lineup for March 16 - 29

Birdland Jazz Club and Birdland Theater have announced their lineup of artists for March 16 through March 29: 

Live At Birdland Jazz Club & Birdland Theater Announces March 9 - March 22 Lineup

Birdland Jazz Club and Birdland Theater have announced listing for March 9 through March 22: 

Birdland Has Released its Schedule for March 2 - March 15

Artists appearing at Birdland Jazz Club include John Pizzarelli (The Swing 7 and Quartet), Steve Ross, Erena Terakubo and Nana Quintet, Leanne Borghesi & Marta Sanders, Constantine Maroulis, Michelle Lordi and David Berger Orchestra.

Birdland Jazz Club And Birdland Theater March 2020 Lineup Announced

Birdland Jazz Club and Birdland Theater have announced their March schedules!

HIGHLIGHTS IN JAZZ 2020 Releases Upcoming Schedule

The 48th season of the popular Highlights In Jazz continues on March 19, 2020, when producer Jack Kleinsinger presents 'Ellington Everlasting.' The concert turns the spotlight on the maestro's timeless compositions and enduring legacy, through the dynamic vision of featured performers like trombonist Art Baron & The Duke's Men, drummer Bernard Purdie, bassist Bill Crow, saxophonists Bill Easley and Mark Hynes, pianist James Weidman and vocalist Ira Hawkins. In keeping with the beloved HIJ tradition, a surprise special guest will be on hand for the concert, to be held at BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center.

Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra With Wynton Marsalis Returns To The Marcus Performing Arts Center

It's the most wonderful time of year! The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis and music director Marcus Printup continue a beloved annual tradition with Big Band Holidays. Featuring soulful, big band versions of classics like a?oeJingle Bells,a?? a?oeJoy to the World,a?? and a?oeBrazilian Sleigh Ride,a?? Big Band Holidays is an uplifting holiday program that plays to sold-out audiences around the country every December.

Birdland Presents The David Matthews Trio And More Week Of August 12

Birdland will kick-off their great week of programming with the following acts:

Birdland Announces August 2019 Schedule; Max von Essen, Jason Kravits, and More

Birdland will kick-off their exciting month of programming with John Pizzarelli: A Tribute to Benny Goodman, Dee Dee Bridgewater, David Matthews Trio, The Count Basie Orchestra, Charlie Parker Birthday Celebration, Chris Byars Original Sextet, Nicki Parrott, Gunhild Carling, Ken Peplowski and Diego Figueiredo, Birdography: Celebrating Charlie Parker, Lorin Cohen, Sam Behr, Laila Biali, Carole J. Bufford, The Lineup with Susie Mosher, Jim Caruso's Cast Party, and more!

Birdland Presents The Freddy Cole Quartet And More Week Of July 8 And 15

Birdland will kick-off their great week of programming with the following acts:

BWW Review: Justin Sayre & Company's NIGHT OF A THOUSAND JUDYS Benefit Honors Stonewall 50 (and Judy, of Course)

It's hard to dream up a better way to kick off LGBTQ Pride Month than with a Judy Garland-themed concert hosted by a queer artist and raising money for an LGBTQ organization.

CURSED CHILD Cast, Laura Osnes, and More Headline Birdland in July

Birdland Jazz Club announces July 2019 Schedule featuring Veronica Swift with the Emmet Cohen Trio, Freddy Cole Quartet, Steve Smith's Groove Blue Organ Trio, John Pizzarelli: Two-week engagement, Nancy Kelly, Konrad Paszkudzki and Pasquale Grasso, Lew Tabackin Trio, Michael Wolff Trio, Laura Osnes, Alyssa Allgood Quartet, Ladybugs, The Lineup with Susie Mosher, Jim Caruso's Cast Party, and more.

David Berger Jazz Orchestra and Ron Sunshine Celebrate The Great American Songbook at Birdland

Composer, arranger, and conductor, David Berger, is recognized internationally as a leading authority on the music of Duke Ellington and the Swing Era. Conductor and arranger for the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra from its inception in 1988 through 1994, Berger has transcribed more than 750 full scores of classic recordings, including more than 500 works by Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn. Several of these transcriptions in addition to a number of original arrangements are featured in last season's Broadway hit, After Midnight.

Birdland Presents Monty Alexander And More Next Week

Birdland will kick-off their great week of programming with the following acts:

Segerstrom Center Presents Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra With Chick Corea, 3/25

 Innovator, music pioneer, composer and pianist Chick Corea pairs with the incomparable king of American jazz orchestras, Jazz at Lincoln Center Or chestra in the Renee and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall for a powerhouse concert on March 25, 2018. Since embarking on a solo career in 1966, Corea has been at the forefront of jazz, both as a renowned pianist forging new ground as an innovative electric ke yboardist with his acoustic jazz bands Return to Forever, the Elektric Band, and now, the electro / acoustic Vigil.

Coming Live to Twins Jazz!! Tim Whalen, Salim Washington, Benito Gonzalez and More!

Griffith Kazmierzcak, tpt Ben Frock, tpt Joe Herrara, tpt Chris Frick, pn Jim Hanna, prc Ian Trusheim, bs Kelton Norris, dm Warm the season up with Leo's Maximal Latin Jazz Trumpets!! Arrangements of the music of Tadd Dameron, Louis Armstrong, Clifford Brown, original compositions, and more. Leo Maxey is a Baltimore area jazz trumpeter. Reared in Augusta, GA, he began his musical studies under the tutelage of his father Leonard Maxey, Sr. and Darian Washington and studied with the likes of local greats John Bradley, Michael Katterjohn, and Todd Jenkins. He holds tenure with the BCJO and has performed with artist to include the David Murray Baltimore Big Band, Frankie Ruiz, Todd Marcus Jazz Orchestra, the Whitt Williams Big Band, The Four Tops, The Impressions, the Mississippi Symphony Orchestra, and others. He studied with Alex Norris, Tim Murphy, Gary Thomas, Michael Formanek, Paul Bollenback, Russell Thomas, Robert Blaine, and Darcie Bishop.

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis Returns to Marcus Center

The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis (JLCO) comprises 15 of the finest jazz soloists and ensemble players today. The orchestra makes a return to the Marcus Center's Uihlein Hall on Wednesday, October 11 at 7:30 pm.

Smuin's Annual Gala Celebrates 23rd Season

Leaders in the arts and civic communities packed The Galleria for what became a sizzling evening celebrating one of the nation's most innovative and entertaining arts organizations at Smuin's Annual Gala. Co-chairs Patti and Jerry Hume, and Athena and John Konstin hosted the sparkling event, starring the Smuin dancers. The festive evening included a cocktail reception on the center's terrace, after which guests were seated on the main floor for a delectable dinner catered by McCall's with wines by Grgich Hills Estate. The Smuin dancers hit the stage, performing dazzling works created by Val Caniparoli and Michael Smuin that brought down the house. Held Sunday, March 19 at The Galleria at the San Francisco Design Center, the Gala raised more than $455,000, setting a new record for funds raised in support of Smuin's spectacular programming.

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