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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.
Steinway Society Presents Pianist Anne-Marie McDermott Live And Streamed, October 29

The Bay Area presents multi-award-winning classical pianist Anne-Marie McDermott on October 29, at 2:30 pm at the Visual and Performing Arts Center in Cupertino, Ca.
Pascal Le Boeuf Awarded 2023 Guggenheim Fellowship In Music Composition�¿  ​   

Pascal Le Boeuf, an accomplished and incredibly versatile composer, pianist, and electronic artist, is among 171 recipients of the 2023 Guggenheim Fellowship, which this year honors the achievements and “exceptional promise” of writers, scholars and artists across 48 fields. 
BWW Review: GREAT BALLS OF FIRE at Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre

Chances are good that you will also find something to like and might end up dancing in the aisles. The limited run of the show plays now through June 25th. A wop bop a loo bop a wop bam boom!
REDCAT Announces Winter/Spring 2022 Season

Ringing in a hopeful 2022, Roy and Edna Disney/CalArts Theater, CalArts' downtown center for contemporary arts, will kick off a full year of live performance and art. Through performances, screenings, and exhibitions, REDCAT will once again welcome in-person audiences—as well as online audiences around the world—from January through June 2022. 
GREAT BALLS OF FIRE Will Open FST's 2021 Summer Cabaret Series

An electrifying tribute to the original bad boy of Rock & Roll, Great Balls of Fire features over 20 hits from the 1950s and beyond including “Good Golly, Miss Molly,” “Shake, Rattle, and Roll,” and “Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On.”
CAP UCLA Presents Charles Lloyd Kindred Spirits

UCLA's Center for the Art of Performance (CAP UCLA) presents Charles Lloyd's Kindred Spirits on Saturday, January 16 at 7 p.m. PST on CAP UCLA Online.
Longborough Festival Opera Announces 2021 Programme

The Longborough Festival Opera has announced its 2021 program. The festival is set to take place from June 4-August 3.
Trumpeter Terence Blanchard Joins GR Symphony For SYMPHONY WITH SOUL

Trumpeter and composer Terence Blanchard, a six-time Grammy Award winner and longtime collaborator with film director Spike Lee, will be the special guest artist for the Grand Rapids Symphony's 19th annual Symphony with Soul at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020, in DeVos Performance Hall.
Ben Williams Shares 'We Shall Overcome' for MLK Day

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, acclaimed Grammy-winning bassist, composer and bandleader Ben Williams today shared his powerful rendition of the civil rights classic 'We Shall Overcome” via Billboard. With Frank Ocean-esque R&B production and a world class band, the track is a unifying call of the moment that grounds us in history, present, and a continuously hopeful future. It follows first soulful single “If You Hear Me” from his upcoming album I AM A MAN, out February 7, 2020 on Rainbow Blonde Records, a record label co-owned by singer, songwriter and kindred spirit José James. The title is a reference to picket signs held during Memphis' historic 1968 African American sanitation workers' strike and is Williams' most poignant, sociopolitical statement yet. 
José James Announces 'No Beginning No End 2' LP

Back with his beguiling mix of jazz, R&B, pop and soul, singer-songwriter and producer José James today announces a brand new future soul album, No Beginning No End 2. Coming out March 6 on his own label Rainbow Blonde Records, he's just shared smooth first single “I Need Your Love,” featuring GRAMMY nominees Ledisi & Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah. Also featuring Laura Mvula, Aloe Blacc, Lizz Wright, Erik Truffaz, Hindi Zahra, Taali and more, this new album is a sequel to James' revered No Beginning No End. He'll be celebrating the release with a freshly announced international tour, including stops in Los Angeles, New York, Washington, DC and his hometown of Minneapolis, MN.
PBDY Releases 'Tears or Rain' Music Video ft. Samuel T. Herring

Today the LA-based DJ/producer PBDY (pronounced Peabody) releases “Tears or Rain”, his brilliant new single featuring the vocals of Future Islands frontman Samuel T. Herring (whose previous collaborations include BADBADNOTGOOD, Madlib, and Clams Casino). Watch the accompanying video directed by Diego Navarro. “Tears or Rain” arrives as the third single from PBDY's (real name Paul Preston) debut album Careworn to be released digitally via Brainfeeder on 15 November 2019.  
62nd Annual Monterey Jazz Festival Wraps Up Weekend Of Wide-Ranging And Groundbreaking Performances

The 62nd annual Monterey Jazz Festival wrapped up Sunday, September 29, with fans from across California and the country descending on the Monterey County Fairgrounds for a weekend which featured nearly 130 performances and events. The Festival was filled with many performances that stretched across a wide range of the jazz world and beyond, while maintaining a holistic approach and commitment to showcasing jazz legends and household name musicians alongside newer and emerging artists.
Broadway Pianist Justin Brown Has Been Arrested For Attempting to Have Sex With a Minor

Broadway pianist Justin Brown, age 26, has been arrested for trying to have sex with a minor, according to the New York Post. Brown has worked as a rehearsal pianist for Dear Evan Hansen and King Kong.
Trumpeter Terence Blanchard Will Be GR Symphony's 'Symphony With Soul' Special Guest In 2020

Dubbed a?oeone of his generation's most artistically mature and innovative artists and a committed supporter of jazz education,a?? trumpeter and six-time Grammy Award winner Terence Blanchard will be the special guest artist for the Grand Rapids Symphony's 19th annual Symphony with Soul on Feb. 29, 2020, in DeVos Performance Hall.
PBDY Shares All New Double Single

Today, PBDY (pronounced Peabody) releases a brand new single 'Eucalyptus & Lavender / So Help Me (DOG)' via Brainfeeder, as the LA-based producer and DJ prepares to head out on a 33 date tour across North America with the label's founding father Flying Lotus. The track features Jeff Parker (of pioneering post-rock outfit Tortoise) on guitar, Miguel Atwood-Ferguson on viola and Justin Brown (Thundercat, Ambrose Akinmusire) on drums.
Newport Jazz Festival Explores Relationship Between Jazz & Hip-Hop

There is a definite relationship between rap and jazz. Musicians improvise with notes. Rappers improvise with words. Many of the great hip-hop recordings featured samples from some of the greatest jazz albums. So it should be no surprise that there are rappers who are not only comfortable in post-bop sonic settings, but can also deliver some swinging verses themselves. The result of this fusion of styles, motifs, and genres is a corps of instrumentalists who are influenced by rappers, who in turn, are influenced by musicians. 
DC Jazz Festival Announces Lineup for Jazz in the 'Hoods Presented by Events DC

The DC Jazz Festival (DCJF) is pleased to announce the sizzling schedule for Jazz in the 'Hoods Presented by Events DC, an essential component of the DC JazzFest, celebrating its 15th anniversary, June 7-16. Spotlighting the District as a vibrant cultural capital, Jazz in the 'Hoods brings a stunning array of music - from the traditional to the avant garde - in all quadrants of the nation's capital, with performances at more than 20 neighborhood venues. 
RENT Comes to UCPAC in Rahway from 9/7 to 9/16

'RENT,' the highly acclaimed, award-winning rock musical will be performed on the Hamilton Stage of UCPAC in Rahway for a six-show run. With music, lyrics and books by Jonathan Larson, it is based on Giacomo Puccini's opera La Boheme. Broadwayworld.com had the opportunity to chat with Brian Remo, UCPAC's Executive Director and the Director of the Center's production of 'RENT.'
NAC Orchestra Performs World Premiere Of Vivian Fung's EARWORMS

Canada's National Arts Centre Orchestra has commissioned a new orchestral work, Earworms, from internationally renowned, JUNO Award-winning composer Vivian Fung. Earworms receives its world premiere performances by the National Arts Centre Orchestra under the baton of Music Director Alexander Shelley on Thursday, March 22 and Friday, March 23, 2018 at 8:00PM at National Arts Centre's Southam Hall. The program also features Brahms' Symphony No. 2, and Shostakovich's Piano Concerto No. 2 with Russian-born Israeli pianist Boris Giltburg. On Saturday, March 24, 2018 at 8:00PM, the program travels to Toronto's Roy Thomson Hall, presented by the Toronto Symphony Orchestra.

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