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Massey Hall Celebrates 130th Anniversary

June 14th marks Massey Hall's 130th anniversary and Mayor Olivia Chow and Toronto City Council honoured the National Historic Site's immeasurable cultural impact with a celebratory scroll to commemorate this milestone occasion.
Video: Louis Cole Shares 'These Dreams Are Killing Me' From Upcoming LP

“These Dreams are Killing Me” – a song that, according to Louis “sits in that perfect phantom zone between sad and happy” – is the third track to be shared from Louis Cole’s forthcoming collaborative album with Metropole Orkest and Jules Buckley, humbly titled nothing. This self-effacing title raises a smile not least because nothing is a truly epic record in scope and sound. Watch the music video!
Video: SML Drops Animated Video For 'Three Over Steel'

International Anthem has shared the animated video for new single 'Three Over Steel,' the latest preview of Small Medium Large, the debut album out June 28 from SML, a new quintet composed of luminaries from Los Angeles’s thriving jazz, improvised, and indie music scenes. Watch the video now!
Listen: Henry Mancini's 'Pink Panther' Featuring Lizzo and Sir James Galway Available Now

The Henry Mancini family continues to celebrate what would have been the late legendary composer’s 100th birthday with the release of Henry Mancini’s “Pink Panther” featuring Lizzo and Sir James Galway, out now. “Pink Panther” follows “Peter Gunn” featuring Quincy Jones, John Williams, Herbie Hancock, and Arturo Sandoval as the second single from the forthcoming album The Henry Mancini 100th Sessions. Listen to the single!
Interview: Jazz Band ARTEMIS Debuts at Jazz At Lincoln Center This Fri & Sat

Acclaimed jazz band ARTEMIS will be making their Jazz at Lincoln Center debut this week. The band, which was recently awarded the 2024 Mid-Size Ensemble of the Year by the Jazz Journalists Association, and also named 2023 Jazz Group of the Year by the 88th Annual DownBeat Reader’s Poll, will play the Appel Room on Friday May 31 and Saturday June 1.
Charles W. Eisemann Center For Performing Arts Announces EISEMANN CENTER PRESENTS Lineup For 2024-2025 Season

Discover the exciting lineup for the 2024-2025 season at the CHARLES W. EISEMANN CENTER FOR PERFORMING ARTS. Single tickets are now available for a diverse range of performances and events.
Louis Cole Taps Sam Wilkes, David Binney, & Genevieve Artadi for Single 'Life'

Beginning with a Bernard Herrmann-like string fakeout, “Life” initially lands as a cinematic symphonic number. Cole’s voice, his drum set, and Sam Wilkes’s bass all join in at breakneck speed, the high velocity something for Cole and longtime creative partner Genevieve Artadi to flit over. Eventually, David Binney (saxophone) enters the fray with an equally blistering solo. Listen to the song now!
Flushing Town Hall Will Pay Tribute to Albert 'Tootie' Heath

On Friday, June 28, at 8 PM, Flushing Town Hall will present The Queens Jazz Orchestra - A Concert for 'Tootie' Heath to remember and honor the late NEA Jazz Master Albert 'Tootie' Heath, who passed away last month on April 3, just shy of 90 years-old.
Myra Melford & Allison Miller Co-Lead New Band, Lux Quartet, With Dayna Stephens & Scott Colley

Lux Quartet, co-led by pianist Myra Melford and drummer Allison Miller, is proud to present its eponymous debut: a glowing musical encounter with Dayna Stephens (saxophones) and Scott Colley (bass). The program features original compositions by all four band members, exploring philosophical and spiritual themes through the language of jazz. The name Lux Quartet was inspired by the role of light in the diversity of life on Earth.
Abu Dhabi Festival And Robert Townson Productions Present PICTURES AT AN EXHIBITION: THE PAINTINGS OF BOB PEAK

Experience a world premiere orchestra concert event at Walt Disney Concert Hall on June 14, featuring iconic film scores and new compositions inspired by legendary illustrator Bob Peak's artwork.
New Jersey Performing Arts Center Unveils 2024-25 Jazz Season

Discover the 2024-25 jazz season at New Jersey Performing Arts Center. Learn about who is performing and see how to purchase tickets!
Cabaret Star Denise Tomasello Celebrates Career With Park West Concert In June

Join Chicago's Queen of Cabaret, Denise Tomasello, as she celebrates her five-decade career with a Vegas-style concert at Park West. Enjoy an evening of songs, backstage stories, and a special film featuring her career highlights, including her personal relationship with Frank Sinatra Jr.
Award-Winning Bassist/Composer Emiliano Lasansky Presents Debut Album

Bassist/composer Emiliano Lasansky proudly presents his debut album, The Optimist, available worldwide on Outside In Music on June 21, 2024. Emiliano Lasansky’s melodies have the potential to simultaneously serve as vehicles to memories and past experiences, and to evoke optimistic anticipation for the future. Listen to a single now!
McCarter Announces 2024-2025 Dance Series, Returning This September

McCarter Theatre Center has announced its 2024-2025 Dance Series – featuring Ballet Hispánico, SW!NG OUT from superstar choreographer Caleb Teicher, Noli Timere – a new collaboration between Director/Choreographer/Princeton University Professor Rebecca Lazier and sculptor Janet Echelman, Seoul-based Bereishit Dance Company, and Twyla Tharp Dance. Also included as an optional season encore is the highly anticipated return of Pilobolus.
Dave Stryker Organ Trio, Take 6, and More to Play Birdland Over the Next Two Weeks

Birdland Jazz Club and Birdland Theater have announced all jazz programming running April 29th - May 12th.
Akropolis Reed Quintet, Pascal Le Boeuf and Christian Euman Release New Album, Are We Dreaming The Same Dream?

Are We Dreaming The Same Dream? - a new album from Akropolis Reed Quintet, composer and pianist Pascal Le Boeuf, and drummer Christian Euman - is out now on Bright Shiny Things.
Louis Cole to Release 'nothing' (Brainfeeder)' LP with the Metropole Orkest

Taken from Cole’s live performances with the Orkest, nothing fuses breath-taking classical orchestration with dance music, pop, and jazz sensibilities. Cole will return to Germany and the Netherlands this fall to perform nothing alongside the Orkest and Buckley. To herald the announcement, Cole shares new single “Things Will Fall Apart.” Listen to the song here!
McCarter Announces New Leadership Team Members

McCarter Theatre Center has announced two significant appointments to its leadership team: Donya K. Washington as the new BOLD Associate Artistic Director and Joe Peacock as Director of Development.
Henry Mancini Family Celebrates Late Composer's 100th Birthday with Tribute Album

The Henry Mancini family continues to celebrate what would have been the late legendary composer’s 100th birthday with the announcement of The Henry Mancini 100th Sessions – Henry Has Company. The album is the latest installment in what will be a year-long endeavor honoring the 20-time GRAMMY® and 4-time Academy Award winner whose centennial is being celebrated on April 16th. The Henry Mancini 100th Sessions – Henry Has Company will be available June 21st via Primary Wave, and the first single, “Peter Gunn,” featuring Quincy Jones, John Williams, Herbie Hancock, and Arturo Sandoval, is out now. Listen to the song here!
Video: Kamasi Washington and André 3000 Release 'Dream State'

Kamasi Washington has released a new song, “Dream State” featuring André 3000, alongside an official visual.

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