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The Django Announces December Line-Up featuring Lonnie Smith Tributes, Duchess Holida Photo The Django Announces December Line-Up featuring Lonnie Smith Tributes, Duchess Holiday Show and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 10, 2021

. Today‚Äôs leading artists gather on The Django stage to celebrate NEA Jazz Master¬†Dr. Lonnie Smith¬†in special back-to-back tribute concerts 12/9. Two leading pianists make their Django debut:¬†Benito Gonzalez¬†12/3 followed by¬†Orrin Evans¬†12/8 leading his new Brazilian project ‚ÄúTerreno Comun‚ÄĚ.

Jazz Vocalist Veronica Swift to Make Debut at Segerstrom Center for the Arts Photo Jazz Vocalist Veronica Swift to Make Debut at Segerstrom Center for the Arts
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 11, 2021

Segerstrom Center for the Arts will present jazz vocalist Veronica Swift for two shows on Saturday, November 20, 2021 at 7:00 and 9:00 pm in Samueli Theater as part of its Jazz series this season. Swift makes her Center debut with these performances.

Monterey Jazz Festival Announces 2021 Next Generation Jazz Orchestra Members Photo Monterey Jazz Festival Announces 2021 Next Generation Jazz Orchestra Members
by Stephi Wild - May 18, 2021

Monterey Jazz Festival is proud to announce the 2021 members of its Next Generation Jazz Orchestra, the Festival's internationally-renowned high school all-star big band, featuring the best high school jazz musicians in the country.

Piano Bar Live! Spotlight At Ribbon 72 Series Launches With Vocalist Hilary Kole Photo Piano Bar Live! Spotlight At Ribbon 72 Series Launches With Vocalist Hilary Kole
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 12, 2021

A new series, Piano Bar Live! Spotlight at Ribbon 72, kicks off on Sunday, February 14-Valentine's Day-with vocalist Hilary Kole and Jon Weber at the keys. Restaurant and performance venue, Ribbon 72, has reopened for indoor dining at 25% capacity, strictly following all other NYC mandates regarding Covid safety.

PIANO BAR LIVE! Spotlight At Ribbon 72 Series Launches On Sunday, February 14 Photo PIANO BAR LIVE! Spotlight At Ribbon 72 Series Launches On Sunday, February 14
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 11, 2021

A new series,¬†Piano Bar Live! Spotlight at Ribbon 72,¬†kicks off on¬†Sunday, February 14‚ÄĒValentine's Day‚ÄĒwith vocalist¬†Hilary Kole¬†and Jon Weber at the keys. There will be two LIVE sets at¬†6 PM¬†and¬†7:30 PM ET. Restaurant and performance venue, Ribbon 72, has reopened for indoor dining at 25% capacity, strictly following all other NYC mandates regarding Covid safety.

Yoko Miwa Trio Offers A Beacon Of Optimism During Dark Times On Spirited New Album Photo Yoko Miwa Trio Offers A Beacon Of Optimism During Dark Times On Spirited New Album
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 5, 2021

2020 was a trying year for all of us, and pianist Yoko Miwa suffered more than her fair share of challenges. Like most musicians during this unprecedented pandemic, she suddenly found herself without the opportunity to perform. The recording of her new album was postponed and her trio's longtime home base, Les Zygomates Wine Bar & Bistro in Boston, closed its doors for good. Worst of all, her father passed away after a battle with Alzheimer's Disease.

Hilary Kole Live Spotlight Series Announced at Ribbon 72 This Month Photo Hilary Kole Live Spotlight Series Announced at Ribbon 72 This Month
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 4, 2020

Hilary Kole with pianist John Di Martino will be performing at Ribbon 72 Tuesday, December 8th, 15th, 22nd & 29th @ 6:00 PM - Reservations Required through Yelp. Ribbon 72 is currently Open and strictly adhering to all the NYC GUIDELINES regarding indoor dining.

CSArts-SGV Announces Michael R. Jackson, Dan Povenmire and More for 2020-2021 Master  Photo CSArts-SGV Announces Michael R. Jackson, Dan Povenmire and More for 2020-2021 Master Artist Series
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 5, 2020

Acclaimed artists, performers, authors, educators and top industry leaders share knowledge and career advice through demonstrations, workshops, panel discussions, master classes and more.

Monterey Jazz Festival Announces 2020 Next Generation Jazz Festival Results Photo Monterey Jazz Festival Announces 2020 Next Generation Jazz Festival Results
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 15, 2020

Monterey Jazz Festival has announced the results of the 2020 Virtual Next Generation Jazz Festival which took place April 3-9. A full list of top groups can be found on the education tab on montereyjazzfestival.org.

50th Annual Next Generation Jazz Festival Goes Virtual Photo 50th Annual Next Generation Jazz Festival Goes Virtual
by Stephi Wild - Mar 31, 2020

The 50th Annual Next Generation Jazz Festival Presented by Monterey Jazz Festival takes place online April 3-9, 2020.

Gerald Clayton Appointed Director/Conductor Of MJF's Next Generation Jazz Orchestra Photo Gerald Clayton Appointed Director/Conductor Of MJF's Next Generation Jazz Orchestra
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 24, 2020

The Monterey Jazz Festival is proud to announce that the Grammy-nominated pianist, composer and educator Gerald Clayton has been appointed as Artistic Director and conductor of MJF's Next Generation Jazz Orchestra (NGJO) for 2020-2022.

Chicago Theatre Week Offers Selections For Valentine's Day, Black History Month, And  Photo Chicago Theatre Week Offers Selections For Valentine's Day, Black History Month, And More
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 5, 2020

Audiences can celebrate Valentine's Day, honor Black History Month, and more during Chicago Theatre Week (#CTW20).  With over 120 participating productions, there is something for everyone during Chicago Theatre Week, running February 13-23, 2020. Value-priced tickets, priced at $30, $15, or less, are now available at ChicagoTheatreWeek.com. 

Talent Announced For Benefit For The Australian Bushfire Disaster 'Oz-Relief 2020' -  Photo Talent Announced For Benefit For The Australian Bushfire Disaster 'Oz-Relief 2020' - Marilyn Maye, Jim Caruso, Billy Stritch, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Jan 31, 2020

Matt Baker Hosts OZ-RELIEF 2020 Benefit For Australian Fires Photo Matt Baker Hosts OZ-RELIEF 2020 Benefit For Australian Fires
by Stephi Wild - Jan 17, 2020

Come to the Birdland Theater (315 West 44th street NYC 10036) for a Benefit for the Australian Bushfire Disaster. Matt Baker Hosts 'Oz-Relief 2020.' This is an all-star fundraising concert benefitting victims of the Australian bushfires on Tuesday, February 18 at 7pm (doors open at 5:30pm). The performers will soon be announced for this musical special event. Tickets ar $30 Bar seating; $40 General Admiussion table seating (these are 1st come 1st seated); $50 for VIP Table seating. There is a $10 minum for all. www.BirdlandJazz.com or 212-581-3080

The Royal Conservatory of Music Releases February Schedule Photo The Royal Conservatory of Music Releases February Schedule
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 3, 2019

Lagrime di San Pietro with Los Angeles Master Chorale staged by acclaimed director Peter Sellars on February 1 and 2; Oscar Peterson's AFRICA will receive its world premiere as part of TD Jazz Concerts; Susan Aglukark and Lacey Hill make their Koerner Hall debuts; Takács Quartet returns with a concert as part of The Royal Conservatory's two-season Beethoven 250 Festival; Raul Midón and Lionel Loueke share an evening on February 29; Pianists Murray Perahia and Daniil Trifonov sold out

Veronica Swift And Emmet Cohen Trio Kick Off On Stage At Kingsborough's Jazz At The L Photo Veronica Swift And Emmet Cohen Trio Kick Off On Stage At Kingsborough's Jazz At The Lighthouse Series
by Stephi Wild - Sep 27, 2019

On October 11th, join the Veronica Swift Trio as they perform songs from the Great American Songbook, including bebop and jazz age favorites. At age 25, Veronica Swift is recognized as one of the top young jazz singers on the scene.Swift grew up on tour with her jazz pianist father and jazz singer mother, appearing at venues like The Jazz Standard and Dizzy's Club. Since then, her passionate and intense vocals have thrilled audiences at Lincoln Center, where she appeared with Michael Feinstein, as well as headlining appearances at Telluride Jazz Festival, Blues Alley, The Jazz Cruise, and Birdland.

JAZZ AT THE LIGHTHOUSE SERIES Series Kicks Off With Veronica Swift And The Emmet Cohe Photo JAZZ AT THE LIGHTHOUSE SERIES Series Kicks Off With Veronica Swift And The Emmet Cohen Trio
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 26, 2019

On Stage At Kingsborough, a leading performing arts presenter, is pleased to present its 2019-2020 season featuring world class artists from around the globe. On Stage At Kingsborough brings high caliber performing arts to Southern Brooklyn, with a diverse roster of artists spanning multiple genres including cabaret, dance, music, and family programming. This season marks the

A 7th Anniversary Celebration With Alumni of The Jazz Messengers Highlights The Nash  Photo A 7th Anniversary Celebration With Alumni of The Jazz Messengers Highlights The Nash October Calendar
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 18, 2019

Celebrate the Nash's 7th anniversary with a slate of performances from some of the world's premier jazz players, including alumni from Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers!

Terry Knapp Celebration Of Life Announced At UHM Kennedy Theatre Photo Terry Knapp Celebration Of Life Announced At UHM Kennedy Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 27, 2019

The University of Hawai'i at MńĀnoa's Department of Theatre and Dance and Kennedy Theatre will be hosting a celebration of the life and career of Terence a?oeTerrya?? Knapp on Saturday, October 19, 2019. Doors will open at 5:00pm, participants will be welcome to visit with one another on the upper lanai; the formal Celebration will begin at 5:30pm in the Kennedy Theatre auditorium. Admission is free and open to the public.¬†

Ron Carter, Javon Jackson, The Baylor Project And Spanish Harlem Orchestra Headline 1 Photo Ron Carter, Javon Jackson, The Baylor Project And Spanish Harlem Orchestra Headline 19th Jazz In The Valley Festival
by Stephi Wild - Jun 25, 2019

Once a year, in mid-August,TRANSART & Cultural Services fills Waryas Park in Poughkeepsie with art, food, and the music of living legends of the jazz art-form. This year, TRANSART continues this time-tested tradition with the 19th annual Jazz in the Valley. The non-profit organization - dedicated to promoting awareness of the art, history, and popular culture of people of African ancestry - presents two stages of world-class jazz on Sunday, August 18, from Noon-6pm. Gates open at 11 AM, and the event is rain or shine.

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