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James Brandon Lewis Releases New Album 'Eye of I' This Friday Photo James Brandon Lewis Releases New Album 'Eye of I' This Friday
by Michael Major - Jan 30, 2023

This music swaps out the extra-musical research and cerebral high concepts of his critically acclaimed ‚ÄėJesup Wagon‚Äô and the aesthetic manifestos of ‚ÄėAn Unruly Manifesto‚Äô for a lean power trio of tenor sax, cello and drums that reaches for singable melodies and a simple punk-band-in-the-basement credo: Chasing energy.

Celebrate The Music And Legacy Of Ray Charles With RAY ON MY MIND At MPAC Photo Celebrate The Music And Legacy Of Ray Charles With RAY ON MY MIND At MPAC
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 18, 2023

Enjoy a high-energy celebration of the music and life of Ray Charles as performed by Kenny Brawner when Ray on My Mind comes to Mayo Performing Arts Center on Sunday, February 19.

Sheila Jordan, Gene Bertoncini, Russell Malone, Jay Leonhart Celebrate 50 Years Of Hi Photo Sheila Jordan, Gene Bertoncini, Russell Malone, Jay Leonhart Celebrate 50 Years Of Highlights In Jazz At BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center
by Stephi Wild - Jan 12, 2023

Highlights in Jazz returns to BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center for a festive 50th anniversary concert on Feb. 23, 2023. Jack Kleinsinger, the founder and producer of the highly regarded landmark jazz series, has put together an exciting, generation-crossing all-star concert lineup to mark the occasion. 

James Brandon Lewis Conjures Celestial Spirits On 'Send Seraphic Beings' Photo James Brandon Lewis Conjures Celestial Spirits On 'Send Seraphic Beings'
by Michael Major - Jan 10, 2023

Described as ‚Äúan artist with so much fire in his sound,‚ÄĚ by renowned jazz journalist Nate Chinen, James Brandon Lewis is sharing ‚ÄúSend Seraphic Beings,' the final pre-release track from his upcoming album ‚ÄėEye of I.' Filmed live in studio, listen to the moving track and watch Lewis perform the song ‚Äď also featuring electric cello and drums

Christian McBride Returns With 'Christian McBride's New Jawn: Prime' Photo Christian McBride Returns With 'Christian McBride's New Jawn: Prime'
by Michael Major - Jan 10, 2023

The album reflects the influence of the masters he‚Äôs studied under throughout his remarkable career, even as it reconfirms McBride‚Äôs place in the pantheon of the living legends of jazz. McBride has also shared the track ‚ÄúHead Bedlam,‚ÄĚ a selection that opens the album with a series of dazzlingly chaotic runs before settling into a funk groove.

Composers Concordance to Present THE KOSTABI PIANO SERIES in January Photo Composers Concordance to Present THE KOSTABI PIANO SERIES in January
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 28, 2022

On January 29th at 7pm, Composers Concordance will present its ongoing 'Kostabi Piano Series'. Great pianists in a salon setting, performing on a beautiful Steinway D piano.

Harlem Stage Announces Spring 2023 Programming Featuring THE VICKSBURG PROJECT World  Photo Harlem Stage Announces Spring 2023 Programming Featuring THE VICKSBURG PROJECT World Premiere & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 13, 2022

Harlem Stage has announced full programming for Spring 2023, continuing its Black Arts Movement: Examined series examining the 1960s/70s cultural movement led by Black artists, activists, and intellectuals.

Smoke Jazz Club Begins 2023 With 80th Birthday Celebrations For Al Foster And Billy H Photo Smoke Jazz Club Begins 2023 With 80th Birthday Celebrations For Al Foster And Billy Harper, And More!
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 7, 2022

New York's Smoke Jazz Club kick-starts 2023 with a stellar line-up of some of jazz's greatest artists during the month of January.

Kurt Elling and Danilo Perez, Paloma, Frank Perowsky Orchestra, And More Coming Up A Photo Kurt Elling and Danilo Perez, Paloma, Frank Perowsky Orchestra, And More Coming Up At Birdland
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 25, 2022

Get details for all the jazz programming at Birdland Jazz Club and Birdland Theater running November 29 through December 11. 

Ken Peplowski Quartet, City Rhythm Orchestra, and More to Play Birdland Next Week Photo Ken Peplowski Quartet, City Rhythm Orchestra, and More to Play Birdland Next Week
by Blair Ingenthron - Nov 20, 2022

Birdland Jazz Club has released jazz programming at Birdland Jazz Club and Birdland Theater running November 21 through December 4. Artists appearing at Birdland Jazz Club include the Ken Peplowski Quartet, City Rhythm Orchestra, Paloma, Kurt Elling and Danilo Perez, Paloma and Frank Perowsky Orchestra.

Sonny Rollins Videos

BWW TV: Dee Dee Bridgewater Talks LADY DAY on Opening Night!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 10, 2013

The new Billie Holiday musical Lady Day starring Tony and multiple Grammy Award-winner Dee Dee Bridgewater, opened last week at the Little Shubert Theatre (422 West 42nd Street, between 9th and 10th Avenues). Written and directed by Stephen Stahl, the musical makes its New York debut having been produced at the Theatre de Boulogne-Billancourt and Theatre du GymnaseMarie Bell in Paris as well as The Donmar Warehouse and The Piccadilly Theatre in London, where it received critical praise and garnered an Olivier 'Best Actress in a Musical' Award nomination for Ms. Bridgewater. BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was there on opening night to chat with Bridgewater about the show, and you can check out what she had to say below!

STAGE TUBE: KENNEDY CENTER HONORS to Air on CBS 12/27
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 5, 2011

Last night, The John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts honored its 2011 recipients of their distinguished award. The 2011 honorees include Barbara Cook, Neil Diamond, Yo-Yo Ma, Sonny Rollins & Meryl Streep. The gala will be broadcast on CBS on December 27, 2011 at 9:00-11:00 p.m., ET/PT

STAGE TUBE: President Obama's Kennedy Center Honorees Remarks - Barbara Cook & More!
by Robert Diamond - Dec 4, 2011

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts this year honors singer Barbara Cook, singer and songwriter Neil Diamond, cellist Yo-Yo Ma, saxophonist and composer Sonny Rollins, and actress Meryl Streep as their 2011 honorees. The special broadcast of the gala will air on December 27 on CBS. BroadwayWorld is excited to present special video coverage of Broadway's own Barbara Cook and more... Here is what President Obama had to say.