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Benny Goodman News

Date of Birth: May 30, 1909
Date of Death: June 13, 1986 (77)
Birth Place: Chicago, IL, USA
Gender: Male
Contemporary Jazz Artist Barron Ryan Releases His Rendition Of 'Tiger Rag'Contemporary Jazz Artist Barron Ryan Releases His Rendition Of 'Tiger Rag'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

To commemorate the 100 year anniversary of the original recording of “Tiger Rag”, contemporary jazz pianist Barron Ryan has released his rendition of the jazz standard. (more...)

HERMAN LEONARD: THE RHYTHM OF OLD NEW YORK Exhibition to Open This Fall at Robert Mann GalleryHERMAN LEONARD: THE RHYTHM OF OLD NEW YORK Exhibition to Open This Fall at Robert Mann Gallery
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

Herman Leonard: The Rhythm of Old New York will be on view at Robert Mann Gallery September 7 - October 14, 2017, with an opening reception set for September 7 from 6 to 8 p.m. (more...)

BWW Feature: 26TH ANNUAL SEASON ANNOUNCED at Kravis Center For The Performing ArtsBWW Feature: 26TH ANNUAL SEASON ANNOUNCED at Kravis Center For The Performing Arts
by John Lariviere - Aug 10, 2017

KRAVIS CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS Announces 26th Annual Season of Spectacular Concerts, Blockbuster Performances and Smash Hits from Broadway (more...)

Mercedes Ellington To Receive Spirit of '45 Award At 1st Annual NIGHT OF SWINGMercedes Ellington To Receive Spirit of '45 Award At 1st Annual NIGHT OF SWING
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

Mercedes Ellington To Receive Spirit of '45 Award At 1st Annual "Night of Swing" Saturday,  Aug. 12 at Wyndham New Yorker Hotel Honoring America's  Greatest Generation ; Co-Hosted By United War Veteran Council, Former GIs And Their Gals Will       Swing to Music of  Ellington, Goodman,  Miller, Dorsey & Basie (more...)

Servant Stage Company presents SING SING SWINGServant Stage Company presents SING SING SWING
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

If you're in the mood for an energetic song and dance tribute to the Swing era, then don't miss Servant Stage Company's next production, SING SING SWING, on stage this summer at locations across Lancaster County! A joyful and nostalgic salute to the dance styles of jive, lindy hop and the jitterbug; and the music of Duke Ellington, Count Basie and Benny Goodman, audiences won't want to miss this song and dance extravaganza. (more...)

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis Returns to Marcus CenterJazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis Returns to Marcus Center
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis (JLCO) comprises 15 of the finest jazz soloists and ensemble players today. The orchestra makes a return to the Marcus Center's Uihlein Hall on Wednesday, October 11 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

BMCC Tribeca PAC 2017-2018 Season AnnouncedBMCC Tribeca PAC 2017-2018 Season Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center, the longest operating performance venue in lower Manhattan, proudly presents a wide range of events in the 2017-2018 Season, including Robin Spielberg, performing on Saturday, November 4 at 8:00pm,  Andrew Nemr, performing on Friday, December 15 and Saturday, December 16 at 7:30pm, Go, Dog. Go! (for families) on Saturday, February 17 at 1:30pm,  Comedian John Fugelsang, performing Friday, March 16 at 8:00pm, The Motortown All-Stars performing Friday, March 23 at 8:00pm, and more! (more...)

Tickets on Sale for Harris Center's 2017-18 Season, Featuring DIRTY DANCING, Los Lobos, Mannheim Steamroller and MoreTickets on Sale for Harris Center's 2017-18 Season, Featuring DIRTY DANCING, Los Lobos, Mannheim Steamroller and More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

Bringing great shows from around the world, across the country and throughout the region, the Harris Center for the Arts' new 2017-18 season is on sale now. (more...)

The Old Globe Presents Swing Out at the Globe EventThe Old Globe Presents Swing Out at the Globe Event
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2017

The Globe wants to make theatre matter to more people! The Old Globe's Arts Engagement department invites friends, flappers, jitterbugs, and all of San Diego to our latest free AXIS event, Swing Out at the Globe, on Saturday, July 22 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., on the Globe's Copley Plaza, part of the Conrad Prebys Theatre Center in Balboa Park, preceding the 2:00 p.m. matinee of Guys and Dolls. (more...)

Imperial Brass to Launch Ocean Grove's 'Summer Stars Classical Series'Imperial Brass to Launch Ocean Grove's 'Summer Stars Classical Series'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

Ocean Grove's ever-popular 'Summer Stars Classical Series' kicks off on today, July 6, 2017 with the renowned IMPERIAL BRASS, the NJ-based, 28-piece brass ensemble founded in 1991 by Rutgers University alumni. (more...)

SONGBOOK SUMMIT, Featuring Tunes of Cole Porter, George Gershwin and More, Coming to 59E59 TheatersSONGBOOK SUMMIT, Featuring Tunes of Cole Porter, George Gershwin and More, Coming to 59E59 Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

59E59 Theaters will welcome 59E59 favorites Peter & Will Anderson with SONGBOOK SUMMIT, featuring the music of Cole Porter, Harold Arlen, George Gershwin and Richard Rodgers. (more...)

RDT Announces A Monumental Season of Dance for 2017-2018RDT Announces A Monumental Season of Dance for 2017-2018
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

Repertory Dance Theatre is the nation's oldest and most successful modern dance repertory company. As the Company enters their 52nd season of dance in Salt Lake City, they are not slowing down. (more...)

Kevin Black's SWING! SWING! SWING! Returns to Stage Door TheatreKevin Black's SWING! SWING! SWING! Returns to Stage Door Theatre
by Carol Kassie - Jun 2, 2017

Last fall Stage Door Theatre's Theatre 2 jumped and jived with Kevin Black's exuberant production of Swing! Swing! Swing! The Carbonell Recommended musical revue was so popular with Stage Door audiences, that the theatre's Executive Producer Dee Wilson-Bunn decided it would be the perfect vehicle to 'jazz up' Stage Door's 2017 summer season.  (more...)

SWING! Opens at the Gateway 6/7SWING! Opens at the Gateway 6/7
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2017

SWING!, the 2000 Tony Award nominee for Best New Musical, opens at The Gateway in Bellport Village on Wednesday, June 7 and runs through June 24. Tickets start at $59. Preview Performances on June 7th & 8th start at $39. For tickets, contact the Box Office at (631) 286-1133 or visit the website at https://TheGateway.org. (more...)

GOOD MORNING, THEATERATI for May 30, 2017GOOD MORNING, THEATERATI for May 30, 2017
by Jeffrey Ellis - May 30, 2017

GOOD MORNING, THEATERATI! It's Tuesday, May 30, 2017 - and we hope you've sufficiently recovered from Memorial Day Weekend so that you're able to face the rest of the week with the necessary intent to achieve all that's possible in a world where white pants and white shoes are acceptable (it's summer, after all…well, unofficially, from a social standpoint)! All of this prompts us to ask the musical question: What did you do this holiday weekend? Social media was fairly abuzz with all manner of outings and adventures perpetrated by the theaterati, including both Amy Prough Stumpfl and Nancy Allen attending a performance of Hamilton in Chicago, where Belmont University Musical Theatre alumni Candace Quarrels and Chris Lee are starring! (more...)

British Piano Great Neville Dickie and New Jersey's Own Midiri Brothers Reunite at Bickford TheatreBritish Piano Great Neville Dickie and New Jersey's Own Midiri Brothers Reunite at Bickford Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

Neville Dickie, one of the greatest boogie-woogie and stride pianists to ever come out of Britain, will be reunited with New Jersey's own Midiri Brothers at the Bickford Theatre on Monday, June 5. (more...)

Mercer County Symphonic Band Presents 2017 Spring ConcertMercer County Symphonic Band Presents 2017 Spring Concert
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

The Mercer County Symphonic Band will present its annual Spring Concert on Wednesday, May 31, at 7:30 p.m. at Mercer County Community College's (MCCC) Kelsey Theatre. The theatre is located on the college's West Windsor campus, 1200 Old Trenton Road.  Admission is free. (more...)

SONY Pays Tribute to Clarinetist Richard Stoltzman with 40-CD BoxSONY Pays Tribute to Clarinetist Richard Stoltzman with 40-CD Box
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

SONY pays tribute to the legacy of 'pied piper' clarinetist Richard Stoltzman with a fascinating 40-CD box set that illustrates the impact this 'magical' artist has had on the world of music. (more...)

Highlights in Jazz Series to Continue with Joe Bushkin Centennial Concert in TribecaHighlights in Jazz Series to Continue with Joe Bushkin Centennial Concert in Tribeca
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

Jack Kleinsinger's Highlights In Jazz, New York's longest running jazz concert series, concludes its record breaking 45th season at 8:00 PM tonight, May 4, 2017 at the Tribeca Performing Arts Center at the Borough of Manhattan Community College, 199 Chambers Street, New York City, with The Joe Bushkin Centennial concert, celebrating the rich musical legacy of the legendary pianist/composer with an all-star revue featuring Wycliffe Gordon, Harry Allen, Eric Comstock, John Colliani, Nicki Parrott, Ted Rosenthal, Steve Johns and Spike Wilner, under the musical direction of Bob Merrill, plus, as in all Highlights In Jazz shows, a surprise special guest. (more...)

Vibist Terry Gibbs Releases New Album '92 Years Young: Jammin' at the Gibbs House'Vibist Terry Gibbs Releases New Album '92 Years Young: Jammin' at the Gibbs House'
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017

Even in the studio, the overall feeling of his band and his music is that life is a gas, a spirit very evident on '92 Years Young: Jammin' at the Gibbs House.' (more...)

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