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Arturo O'Farrill and The Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra Will Return To Live Performances i Photo Arturo O'Farrill and The Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra Will Return To Live Performances in New York City in May and June
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2021

Multi GRAMMY¬ģ Award-winning pianist/composer¬†Arturo O'Farrill¬†and nonprofit the¬†Afro Latin Jazz Alliance (ALJA)¬†have announced their return to live performances throughout New York City and Brooklyn in May 2021 and June 2021.

SALSA MEETS JAZZ At NJPAC This September Photo SALSA MEETS JAZZ At NJPAC This September
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2021

New Jersey Performing Arts Center presents Salsa Meets Jazz, starring Tito Nieves, Arturo O'Farrill Big Band and Eddie Palmieri Salsa Orchestra, on Saturday, September 25, 2021 at 8:00 p.m.  

Mandy Gonzalez, The Villalobos Brothers & More to be Featured in FANDANGO AT THE WALL Photo Mandy Gonzalez, The Villalobos Brothers & More to be Featured in FANDANGO AT THE WALL -- THE SHAPESHIFTER SESSIONS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2021

Arturo O'Farrill and nonprofit the Afro Latin Jazz Alliance will present in partnership with co-producer Younes and Soraya Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts the exclusive virtual premiere of a riveting live video performance on Wednesday, April 28, 2021, featuring repertoire from the independent film, Fandango at the Wall.

Arturo O'Farrill and The Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra Will Perform at The Soraya Next We Photo Arturo O'Farrill and The Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra Will Perform at The Soraya Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2021

The Soraya presents¬†Fandango at the Wall‚ÄĒThe Shape Shifter Sessions,¬†a concert performance film¬†featuring Grammy Award winner Arturo O'Farrill and the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra, recorded at the Brooklyn Shapeshifter Lab especially for, and produced by The Soraya.¬†

Experience Jazz At Scottsdale Center For The Performing Arts Photo Experience Jazz At Scottsdale Center For The Performing Arts
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2021

Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts brings intimate jazz performances and rising jazz talent to its theaters. Scottsdale Arts ONE Members can get the best seats before tickets go on sale to the public on Friday, April 16, 2021.

VIDEO: Get A First Look At Ayodele Casel: CHASING MAGIC Photo VIDEO: Get A First Look At Ayodele Casel: CHASING MAGIC
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2021

Trailblazer Ayodele Casel captures the spark of connection and creation in her latest work, Chasing Magic. Check out a preview of the streaming event below!

Fandango at the Wall Presents THE SHAPESHIFTER SESSIONS Photo Fandango at the Wall Presents THE SHAPESHIFTER SESSIONS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2021

Multi GRAMMY Award-winning pianist/composer Arturo O'Farrill and nonprofit the Afro Latin Jazz Alliance (ALJA) present in partnership with co-producer Younes and Soraya Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts (Los Angeles, CA) and ShapeShifter Lab (Brooklyn, NY) the exclusive virtual premiere of a riveting live video performance on Wednesday, April 28, 2021 (7pm EST, Tickets: $20, LINK) featuring repertoire from the independent film, Fandango at the Wall (now available on HBO Max).

Afro Latin Jazz Alliance Reaches 1 Million People With 'ALJA Digital Village' Photo Afro Latin Jazz Alliance Reaches 1 Million People With 'ALJA Digital Village'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2021

Multi¬†GRAMMY¬ģ Award-winning pianist/composer¬†Arturo O'Farrill¬†and nonprofit the¬†Afro Latin Jazz Alliance¬†announces today they have reached more than 1 million people in over 25 countries through their innovative 'ALJA Digital Village' programming since its launch one year ago in March 2020.

Ayodele Casel Returns to The Joyce With World Premiere of CHASING MAGIC Photo Ayodele Casel Returns to The Joyce With World Premiere of CHASING MAGIC
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2021

Following up her 2019 Joyce debut, tap superstar Ayodele Casel will return to the venerated Chelsea venue this spring for a world premiere digital engagement that explores the joys of everyday life and the art of tap dance. The Joyce Theater Foundation will host the one-time-only digital dance event of the spring, Chasing Magic.

The Afro Latin Jazz Alliance Presents CELEBRATING CARLA BLEY Photo The Afro Latin Jazz Alliance Presents CELEBRATING CARLA BLEY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2021

Multi-GRAMMY Award-winning pianist/composer/bandleader Arturo O'Farrill and nonprofit the Afro Latin Jazz Alliance (ALJA) present the 'World Premiere' of Carla Bley's new composition 'BLUE PALESTINE' set to be featured on the free weekly ALJA digital program, Virtual Birdland, on Sunday, March 28, 2021 (8:30pm EST).

The Afro Latin Jazz Alliance Presents CELEBRATING CARLA BLEY Photo The Afro Latin Jazz Alliance Presents CELEBRATING CARLA BLEY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2021

Carla Bley is a legend of the jazz genre who has composed some of the most mystifying, challenging, and ecstatic music of the 20th and 21st centuries. O'Farrill and his 18-member Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra honor the leading-edge composer to celebrate her work and spirit that's graced the jazz scene for 55 years. Bley has written 'BLUE PALESTINE' especially for O'Farrill and his award-winning orchestra.

The Joyce Theater Announces Spring 2021 Digital Season Photo The Joyce Theater Announces Spring 2021 Digital Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2021

The Joyce Theater  Foundation announced today the New York City dance organization’s programming for its Spring 2021 digital season. The full slate of online programming will bring audiences even closer to dance and The Joyce one step closer to a more traditional season.

Final Lineup Announced For SAVE BIRDLAND:  A Celebration Of Music, History, And Commu Photo Final Lineup Announced For SAVE BIRDLAND: A Celebration Of Music, History, And Community
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2021

The fundraising campaign for Birdland Jazz Club will conclude on January 24th with a free streaming concert titled Save Birdland: A Celebration of Music, History and Community.

Audra McDonald, Stephanie J. Block, and More Join Starry SAVE BIRDLAND Concert Photo Audra McDonald, Stephanie J. Block, and More Join Starry SAVE BIRDLAND Concert
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2021

The fundraising campaign for Birdland Jazz Club will conclude on January 24th with a free streaming concert titled Save Birdland: A Celebration of Music, History and Community.

Hothouse Announces Schedule For JAZZ PLAZA: HOTHOUSE MEETS HAVANA Photo Hothouse Announces Schedule For JAZZ PLAZA: HOTHOUSE MEETS HAVANA
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2021

The award-winning Chicago-based nonprofit arts presenter HotHouse is pleased to announce the full schedule for ‚ÄúJazz Plaza: HotHouse Meets Havana‚ÄĚ streaming Jan. 21-24.

HotHouse Announces Schedule for JAZZ PLAZA: HOTHOUSE MEETS HAVANA Photo HotHouse Announces Schedule for JAZZ PLAZA: HOTHOUSE MEETS HAVANA
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2020

The award-winning Chicago-based nonprofit arts presenter HotHouse has announced the full schedule for ‚ÄúJazz Plaza: HotHouse Meets Havana‚ÄĚ streaming Jan. 21-24. Programming, recorded in advance, will be streamed internationally on HotHouse‚Äôs streaming platform HotHouseGlobal.

The Afro Latin Jazz Alliance Reaches Crowd-Funding Goal of $100,000, To Benefit New Y Photo The Afro Latin Jazz Alliance Reaches Crowd-Funding Goal of $100,000, To Benefit New York/New Jersey Musicians
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2020

GRAMMY Award-winning pianist/composer Arturo O'Farrill and nonprofit the Afro Latin Jazz Alliance (ALJA) announced they have reached their crowd-funding goal of $100,000 raised through the ALJA Emergency Artist Fund (GoFundMe) and 'Giving Tuesday' initiative to help New York/New Jersey-based jazz musicians during the COVID-19 global pandemic.

HBO Premieres New Documentary FANDANGO AT THE WALL - A Documentary Film Photo HBO Premieres New Documentary FANDANGO AT THE WALL - A Documentary Film
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2020

HBO will premiere the feature music documentary FANDANGO AT THE WALL on Friday, September 25 (8:00-9:32 P.m. ET/PT).

The Bessies Celebrated Artists And Arts Workers Tonight At Virtual Bessies Ceremony Photo The Bessies Celebrated Artists And Arts Workers Tonight At Virtual Bessies Ceremony
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2020

The 36th Annual NY Dance and Performance Awards, The Bessies, reconceived this year to honor all of the 2019/20 nominated artists, took place tonight as a virtual ceremony.

The Bessies Announce 2020 Nominees Photo The Bessies Announce 2020 Nominees
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2020

The NY Dance and Performance Awards, The Bessies, New York City's premier dance awards honoring outstanding creative work in the field, today announced the nominees for the 2019-20 season. This year, all of the nominees will be honored.

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