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San Antonio's Katchie Cartwright Releases 'Rainy Afternoon' Photo San Antonio's Katchie Cartwright Releases 'Rainy Afternoon'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2020

Dr. Katchie Cartwright, renowned flutist and ethnomusicologist based in San Antonio has just released her latest project as a bandleader, Rainy Afternoon. On this 4-track EP highlights Cartwright's playful virtuosity on the flute refracted through a Brazilian lens.

63rd Annual Monterey Jazz Festival Announces Virtual Lineup Plus Socially Distanced W Photo 63rd Annual Monterey Jazz Festival Announces Virtual Lineup Plus Socially Distanced Watching Parties
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2020

To usher in their 63rd year, The Monterey Jazz Festival is going virtual, live on their YouTube channel. Friday, September 25th through Sunday, September 27th from 5-7pm PST each day. Festival participants will be treated to never-before-seen archival footage plus exciting new performances and personal messages from the MJF family of artists, volunteers, patrons and board members.

The Royal Conservatory Of Music's 2020-21 Concert Season Announced Photo The Royal Conservatory Of Music's 2020-21 Concert Season Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2020

Dr. Peter Simon, Michael and Sonja Koerner President & CEO of The Royal Conservatory of Music, Mervon Mehta, Executive Director of Performing Arts, and James Anagnoson, Dean of The Glenn Gould School, today revealed details of the diverse concerts that will make up the 12th concert season at The Royal Conservatory of Music.

VIDEO: Check Out Footage From Artemis' Debut Performance at Carnegie Hall Photo VIDEO: Check Out Footage From Artemis' Debut Performance at Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2020

Carnegie Hall has released footage of Artemis performing Noriko Ueda's “Step Forward” in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage on December 7, 2019. This was Artemis' Carnegie Hall debut.

Los Angeles Philharmonic Cancels Remainder of 2019/20 Season Photo Los Angeles Philharmonic Cancels Remainder of 2019/20 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2020

To protect its audiences, musicians, employees, and community from the spread of COVID-19 and in response to the evolving guidance from Governor Gavin Newsom, Mayor Eric Garcetti, and Los Angeles County health officials, the LA Phil is canceling the remainder of its concerts for the 2019/2020 season at Walt Disney Concert Hall.

All Los Angeles Philharmonic Concerts At Walt Disney Concert Hall Canceled Until May  Photo All Los Angeles Philharmonic Concerts At Walt Disney Concert Hall Canceled Until May 10
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2020

In accordance with a?oeSafer at Homea?? orders by Governor Gavin Newsom, Los Angeles County,a??and Mayor Eric Garcetti as well as recommendations from the Centers for Disease Controla??to limit the spread of COVID-19, the following Walt Disney Concert Hall events have been canceled: 

Birdland Jazz Club Has Adjusted Their Schedule For March Photo Birdland Jazz Club Has Adjusted Their Schedule For March
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2020

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 Photo Live At Birdland Jazz Club & Birdland Theater Announce Lineup for March 16 - 29
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2020

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 Photo Live At Birdland Jazz Club & Birdland Theater Announces March 9 - March 22 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2020

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 Photo Birdland Has Released its Schedule for March 2 - March 15
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2020

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.

Cynthia Erivo, SCHOOL OF ROCK and More to Be a Part of HOLLYWOOD BOWL 2020 SUMMER SER Photo Cynthia Erivo, SCHOOL OF ROCK and More to Be a Part of HOLLYWOOD BOWL 2020 SUMMER SERIES
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2020

The Los Angeles Philharmonic has announced its 99th summer season at the Hollywood Bowl, showcasing a roster of world-class artists ranging from classical and pops to jazz, rock, and world music. The season features the return of legendary Bowl favorites, celebrated artists and conductors making their Bowl debuts, and the premieres of new LA Phil-commissioned works.

HADESTOWN, A STAR IS BORN, Beyonce, & More Among Winners at the Grammy Premiere Cerem Photo HADESTOWN, A STAR IS BORN, Beyonce, & More Among Winners at the Grammy Premiere Ceremony
by TV News Desk - Jan 26, 2020

The GRAMMY AWARDS Premiere Ceremony took place at Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday, January 26, from 12:30-3:30 p.m. PT. Preceding the 62nd Annual GRAMMY AWARDS telecast, the Premiere Ceremony was hosted by two-time GRAMMY winner and current nominee Imogen Heap and featured a number of performances by current GRAMMY nominees. Performers included classical violinist Nicola Benedetti, jazz legend Chick Corea, folk music supergroup I'm With Her, West African sensation Angélique Kidjo and Best New Artist nominee Yola.

Julie Halston, Michael Longoria and More Are Coming to Birdland Photo Julie Halston, Michael Longoria and More Are Coming to Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2020

Below is the upcoming schedule at Birdland Jazz Club and Birdland Theater February 3 through February 16: 

February 2020 Lineup Announced At Birdland Jazz Club And Birdland Theater Photo February 2020 Lineup Announced At Birdland Jazz Club And Birdland Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2020

Birdland Jazz Club and Birdland Theater are pleased to present the schedule for the month of February! At Birdland Jazz Club, catch the iconic Lionel Hampton Big Band Featuring Jason Marsalis, current GRAMMY nominee Catherine Russell, the Birdland debut of AGUAS Trio with Omar Sosa, Yilian Cañizares and Gustavo Ovalles, and iconic vocalist Jane Monheit. Internationally recognized trumpeter Rachel Therrien, the Seth Weaver Big Band, and The Voice contestant Melinda Rose Rodriguez will also be performing upstairs. 

Los Angeles Philharmonic Association to Present Playboy Jazz Festival for Seventh Yea Photo Los Angeles Philharmonic Association to Present Playboy Jazz Festival for Seventh Year in a Row
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2020

For the seventh year in a row, the Los Angeles Philharmonic Association will present the annual Playboy Jazz Festival at the Hollywood Bowl. In keeping with the tradition of presenting an exciting and diverse line-up, performers already confirmed to appear, June 6-7, 2020, include soul rebels St. Paul and The Broken Bones, jazz drummer and producer extraordinaire Terri Lyne Carrington and Social Science, hip hop singer and songwriter Musiq Soulchild, jazz all-stars The Crosscurrents Trio with Dave Holland, Zakir Hussain & Chris Potter, R&B funkmasters The Isley Brothers featuring Ronald and Ernie Isley, world music super group Bokanté, all-star female jazzers Artemis with Renee Rosnes, Anat Cohen, Ingrid Jensen, Allison Miller, Noriko Ueda and Nicole Glover, the glorious Afro-Cuban sounds of Cimafunk, audience favorite Mr. Sipp 'The Mississippi Blues Child,' Nigerian superstar Femi Kuti & The Positive Force, Lean on Me: José James Celebrates Bill Withers, British acid jazz band Incognito, jazz saxophonist extraordinaire Azar Lawrence with the Azar Lawrence Experience, and more.

Birdland Has Released Its January Schedule Photo Birdland Has Released Its January Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2020

Birdland Jazz Club and Birdland Theater are kicking off the new year with a star-studded January schedule! At Birdland Jazz Club, catch the Legendary Count Basie Orchestra, under the direction of Scotty Barhart and special guest vocalist Carmen Bradford; Karrin Allyson as she pays tribute to Mose Allison; and the Hot Sardines, among others!

The Town Hall & Winter Jazzfest Present Seu Jorge With Roge Photo The Town Hall & Winter Jazzfest Present Seu Jorge With Roge
by TV News Desk - Jan 2, 2020

Singer, songwriter, film actor (City of God), and Rio native Seu Jorge is the reigning king of samba-funk: a sound, born in the 1960s, that merges Brazil's trademark dance rhythm with soul, R&B, hip-hop, and other black pop styles from the U.S. His hits, notably a?oeCarolina,a?? a?oeAmiga da Minha Mulhera?? (My Woman's Friend), and a?oeBurguesinhaa?? (Bourgeois Girl), are as irresistibly danceable as the best of Motown. Later he branched out into bossa nova as well as the songs of David Bowie, which he sang in Portuguese in Wes Anderson's 2004 film The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou. Bowie raved about a?oethis new level of beauty which he has imbued them with.a?? He now stars in the Netflix crime drama Irmandade (Brotherhood).

Marilyn Maye, Jim Caruso's Cast Party And More at Birdland Jazz Club Photo Marilyn Maye, Jim Caruso's Cast Party And More at Birdland Jazz Club
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2019

Birdland Jazz Club has released its schedule for December 30-January 12. Performers include Marilyn Maye, John Pizzarelli and Jessica Molaskey Duo, The Billy Stritch Trio, and more. 

Birdland Jazz Club Releases Schedule for Week of December 16 Photo Birdland Jazz Club Releases Schedule for Week of December 16
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2019

Birdland Jazz Club's schedule for December 16-December 22 includes Monty Alexander, Julius Rodriguez, A Swinging Birdland Christmas, and more!

Photo Flash: Jazz Stars Shine Bright At NYC Readers Jazz Awards At Birdland Photo Photo Flash: Jazz Stars Shine Bright At NYC Readers Jazz Awards At Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2019

Sunday, November 24th marked New York's premier jazz event of the season, the 6th New York City Readers Jazz Awards presented by Hot House Magazine, in partnership with Jazzmobile.  A packed house at the iconic Birdland Jazz Club enjoyed an exciting night of music and recognition for the very finest musicians that New York City has to offer.  After over 80,000 votes were cast by fans worldwide, winners of the awards were announced for each of the 19 categories.  A portion of the net proceeds of ticket sales were donated to Jazzmobile to support its mission to present high quality education and performance programs – an endeavor that also provides employment opportunities for our musicians and vocalists.  This year's honoree was broadcast icon Mark Ruffin, and the Lifetime Achievement Award was given to producer, director and philanthropist Nobuko “Cobi” Narita.

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