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Jazz Vocalist Gabrielle Stravelli Takes on Tuesday Night Residency at Birdland Theate Photo Jazz Vocalist Gabrielle Stravelli Takes on Tuesday Night Residency at Birdland Theater
by Marissa Tomeo - May 28, 2022

BIRDLAND THEATER will present acclaimed jazz vocalist Gabrielle Stravelli in a new monthlong Tuesday residency starting on May 31 at 5:30 PM. After Stravelli opens the series, each month the club will showcase a new artist. Stravelli – who has been compared to the legendary Ella Fitzgerald by the New York Times, hailing her “emotional intelligence,  easy-going confidence and impeccable taste” – will be joined by pianist Michael Kanan  and bassist Pat O’Leary. There is a $20 music charge. Birdland is located at 315 West 44th Street in New York.

Pianist and Composer Fred Hersch Shares 'This Is Always' Single Photo Pianist and Composer Fred Hersch Shares 'This Is Always' Single
by Marissa Tomeo - May 8, 2022

Revered pianist/composer Fred Hersch reemerged from the pandemic with one of his most ambitious and acclaimed projects to date: Breath By Breath, his first album ever pairing jazz rhythm section with string quartet. The album found Hersch's trio featuring bassist Drew Gress and drummer Jochen Rueckert joined by the Crosby Street String Quartet, a new ensemble formed especially for the recording. DownBeat called the album, 'An amazingly satisfying listening experience,' while WBGO hailed it simply as, “Exquisite.”

Flamenco Artist NĂ©lida Tirado to Return to Chelsea Table + Stage Photo Flamenco Artist NĂ©lida Tirado to Return to Chelsea Table + Stage
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 22, 2022

Returning to the venue after a successful show earlier this year, Tirado will again present a passionate and dynamic evening of traditional Flamenco music and dance through a contemporary lens, melding improvisation, emotion, “duende,” singing, and guitar playing. 

Cassatt String Quartet To Perform at Gerald Cohen Composer Portrait Concert At Jewish Photo Cassatt String Quartet To Perform at Gerald Cohen Composer Portrait Concert At Jewish Theological Seminary
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 18, 2022

The highly regarded Cassatt String Quartet will perform in an in-person and online concert, Reaching for the Heavens: The Music of Composer Gerald Cohen, in the new auditorium at the Jewish Theological Seminary (3080 Broadway, New York, NY 10027), at 7:30 pm EDT on Tuesday evening, May 10, 2022.

Chelsea Table + Stage to Present Charu Suri in RAGA JAZZ AND SUFI MUSIC Photo Chelsea Table + Stage to Present Charu Suri in RAGA JAZZ AND SUFI MUSIC
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 15, 2022

CHELSEA TABLE + STAGE – New York’s newest hotspot for intimate dining and extraordinary music – will present award-winning pianist and composer Charu Suri in “Raga Jazz: An Evening of Raga Jazz and Sufi Music” on Wednesday, May 18 at 7:00 PM.

Princeton University Jazz Festival Returns April 27â€"30 Photo Princeton University Jazz Festival Returns April 27â€"30
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 14, 2022

Jazz at Princeton University, helmed by acclaimed saxophonist/composer Rudresh Mahanthappa, announces the return of the Princeton University Jazz Festival. Presented in conjunction with Jazz Appreciation Month, the event, which takes place Wednesday, April 27 – Saturday, April 30, features guest artists guitarist Gilad Hekselman, and saxophonists Seamus Blake, Tony Malaby and Alexa Tarantino performing with Princeton University's stellar student ensembles.

Norbert Leo Butz, Jessica Vosk & More to Join Mairi Dorman-Phaneuf at Chelsea Table + Photo Norbert Leo Butz, Jessica Vosk & More to Join Mairi Dorman-Phaneuf at Chelsea Table + Stage
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 7, 2022

CHELSEA TABLE + STAGE – New York’s newest hotspot for intimate dining and extraordinary music –  will present acclaimed cellist Mairi Dorman-Phaneuf in an album release concert for Music of Broadway for Cello and Piano, on Monday, May 2 at 7:00 PM.

Cassatt String Quartet Welcomes Violist Rosemary Nelis And Cellist Gwen Krosnick To T Photo Cassatt String Quartet Welcomes Violist Rosemary Nelis And Cellist Gwen Krosnick To The Ensemble
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 4, 2022

First violinist Muneko Otani and second violinist Jennifer Leshnower have welcomed the arrival of violist Rosemary Nelis and cellist Gwen Krosnick to The Cassatt String Quartet.

Chelsea Table + Stage & Jazz Foundation of America to Present April Residency to Bene Photo Chelsea Table + Stage & Jazz Foundation of America to Present April Residency to Benefit JFA Musicians' Fund
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 28, 2022

CHELSEA TABLE + STAGE – New York’s newest hotspot for intimate dining and extraordinary music – will continue its special partnership with Jazz Foundation of America. The unique concert series, taking place every Wednesday in April with shows at 7:00 PM and 9:30 PM, will benefit the JFA Musicians’ Fund, which provides financial assistance to musicians in crisis.

Tippet Rise Art Center Announces 2022 Season Details Photo Tippet Rise Art Center Announces 2022 Season Details
by Stephi Wild - Mar 9, 2022

Tippet Rise Art Center, located on a 12,500-acre working ranch nestled at the foot of Montana's Beartooth Mountains, today announced full details of its seventh concert season, taking place over five weeks from August 26 to September 25, 2022.

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BWW TV Exclusive: Nikki M. James Records for OVER THE MOON: The Broadway Lullaby Project
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 26, 2012

Broadway's brightest stars, composers, and musicians are teaming up to create OVER THE MOON: The Broadway Lullaby Project. A 2-CD set of original lullabies plus 48-page children's book and ebook illustrated by America's best-loved artists. The project, executive produced by Kate Dawson and Jodi Glucksman, benefits breast cancer research, support and education. BroadwayWorld is bringing you exclusive videos of some of your favorite Broadway stars inside the recording studio, contributing their talents to the album. In this episode, we bring you Tony Award-winning actress & singer Nikki M. James (Book of Mormon) recording 'All New' (Music by Marisa Michelson, Lyrics by Joshua H. Cohen). This original lullaby features Fred Hersch on piano and Dave Eggar on cello, produced by Matt Pierson. These are original scenes from the upcoming documentary and web series by Out of The Blue Films, Inc. (www.outofthebluefilms.com).