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OPERA America Announces Third Cycle of IDEA Opera Grants Photo OPERA America Announces Third Cycle of IDEA Opera Grants
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 5, 2022

OPERA America has announced the third cycle of IDEA Opera Grants (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access), an initiative that supports teams of composers and librettists who identify as African, Latinx, Asian, Arab, and/or Native American in the development of new operatic works and the advancement of their careers in the opera industry.

Catherine Russell to Release SEND FOR ME April 2022 Photo Catherine Russell to Release SEND FOR ME April 2022
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 2, 2021

GRAMMY-nominated vocalist Catherine Russell, when asked to characterize her new album, Send For Me, replied, 'I love romance that swings.' Due out on April 1, 2022 via Dot Time Records, Send For Me features a baker's dozen of newly recorded tunes on her eighth album as a leader, meeting a simple exacting standard.

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.

Chelsea Table + Stage Announces Concert Series to Benefit the Hurricane Ida Relief Fu Photo Chelsea Table + Stage Announces Concert Series to Benefit the Hurricane Ida Relief Fund
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 28, 2021

CHELSEA TABLE + STAGE has announced a special partnership with Jazz Foundation of America for a unique concert series to benefit the Hurricane Ida Relief Fund. The series, taking place every Wednesday in November at 7:00 PM, will highlight both noted jazz masters and rising talent.

The 10th Annual TD James Moody Festival Announced at NJPAC Photo The 10th Annual TD James Moody Festival Announced at NJPAC
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 22, 2021

The New Jersey Performing Arts Center celebrates the 10th annual TD James Moody Jazz Festival showcasing an all-star lineup of the country's best musicians, held Nov 5-21, including the award-winning Maria Schneider Orchestra, the New Jersey premiere of Christian McBride's The Movement Revisited, the Tony Award-winning Lillias White (currently on Broadway in Chicago), a special tribute concert to George Wein.

BAM Announces Star-Studded Lineup For R&B Festival At Fort Greene Park Photo BAM Announces Star-Studded Lineup For R&B Festival At Fort Greene Park
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 20, 2021

BAM R&B Festival¬†returns for two weekends of free performances at¬†Fort Greene Park, set for¬†Saturdays and Sundays, October 2‚ÄĒ3 and October 9‚ÄĒ10. The widely-known festival, which has grown to become one of Brooklyn's beloved outdoor traditions, brings together the community and groundbreaking artists‚ÄĒfrom music legends to bold new voices across the genre of R&B.

Cécile McLorin Salvant and Sullivan Fortner Come to SCFTA This Month Photo Cécile McLorin Salvant and Sullivan Fortner Come to SCFTA This Month
by Stephi Wild - Sep 16, 2021

Jazz vocalist Salvant dazzled Segerstrom Center audiences when she first appeared at the Center in 2014; Fortner has been called one of the top jazz pianists of his generation and is recognized for his virtuosic technique and captivating performances.

Jazz At Lincoln Center Comes to The Morris Museum This Mont Photo Jazz At Lincoln Center Comes to The Morris Museum This Mont
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 3, 2021

You can skip the commute and check out the acclaimed series Jazz at Lincoln Center at the Morris Museum instead for two great shows. First up is saxophonist, Sherman Irby on Thursday, August 12 at 8:00 pm.

Boston She Party to Premiere Jazz-Infused Theatrical Revue FOLLIES FOR BOSTON at Big  Photo Boston She Party to Premiere Jazz-Infused Theatrical Revue FOLLIES FOR BOSTON at Big Night Live
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 27, 2021

The must see original production, Follies for Boston, a theatrical cabaret event, will premier Thursday, August 12, 2021 at Big Night Live in Boston. 

DC Jazz Festival Announces DCJazzPrix Finalists Photo DC Jazz Festival Announces DCJazzPrix Finalists
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 29, 2021

The DC Jazz Festival has announced the three bands selected as the 2021 DCJazzPrix Finalists, all of whom will perform Sunday, September 5, 2021 during the DCJazzPrix Finalsat Union Stage, part of the 17th Annual DC JazzFest.

Bard SummerScape Announces BLACK ROOTS SUMMER Photo Bard SummerScape Announces BLACK ROOTS SUMMER
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 20, 2021

Bard SummerScape will celebrate the uplifting spirit of Black music with Black Roots Summer, presented in association with Electric Root and organized and led by the rousing vocalist, bandleader, cultural commentator, and anti-racism educator Michael Mwenso and his longtime collaborator Jono Gasparro, former curator of Ginny’s Supper Club in Harlem.

Horizons Quartet Announces New Self Titled Album and Pre-release Show at Miller Symph Photo Horizons Quartet Announces New Self Titled Album and Pre-release Show at Miller Symphony Hall
by Stephi Wild - May 9, 2021

On June 25th, Horizons Quartet, will release their self-titled debut on PM Records. Co-founded by up saxophonist Dan Wilkins and pianist James Collins, the quartet's youngest members, and anchored by a pair of their jazz heroes, drummer Byron Landham and bassist Gene Perla, Horizons Quartet is the consummate endorsement of multigenerational collaboration.

Noah Haidu Will Release 'Slowly: Song For Keith Jarrett' This Friday Photo Noah Haidu Will Release 'Slowly: Song For Keith Jarrett' This Friday
by Stephi Wild - May 1, 2021

SLOWLY: Song for Keith Jarrett was recorded at the end of 2020, a watershed year for pianist Noah Haidu.

Edition Records and Jazz Legend Dave Holland to Partner in New Label Deal Photo Edition Records and Jazz Legend Dave Holland to Partner in New Label Deal
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 3, 2021

In May 2021, Dave Holland will release a new Double LP, CD and Digital album with Kevin Eubanks and Obed Calvaire marking the start of the new deal and his continuing relationship with Edition following the release of Good Hope in 2019 with Zakir Hussain and Chris Potter.

Palm Beach Symphony Offers Free Virtual Concert To Families Photo Palm Beach Symphony Offers Free Virtual Concert To Families
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 1, 2021

Last season, Palm Beach Symphony added arts to the STEM curriculum to create the STEAM-powered One Small Step and fuel students' imaginations. This year, after being shown to students in Palm Beach and Broward counties as virtual field trips, One Small Step is being offered as a free virtual family concert on Saturday, March 13 at 6 p.m. 

Creative Cauldron Announces Upcoming Streaming Concerts Photo Creative Cauldron Announces Upcoming Streaming Concerts
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 8, 2021

Creative Cauldron will present a musical tour of the world in our intimate cabaret space turned high-def live stream studio, with a diverse musical line up specially curated by Ken Avis and Lynn Veronneau of the Wammie Award-winning jazz samba group Veronneau and Resident Artist Matt Conner.

Club Passim's Global Roots Series Continues With Naledi Masilo and Marcus Santos Photo Club Passim's Global Roots Series Continues With Naledi Masilo and Marcus Santos
by Stephi Wild - Dec 16, 2020

Club Passim will offer a pair of live stream concerts featuring internationally acclaimed artists Naledi Masilo and Marcus Santos. Vocalist and composer Naledi Masilo will perform live from her home in South Africa on Monday, December 28 at 7:00 PM. Percussionist Marcus Santos will perform live on Monday, January 25 at 7:00 PM.

Van Wezel Announces CABARET BY THE BAY, BAY PARK YOGA and Additional Virtual Programm Photo Van Wezel Announces CABARET BY THE BAY, BAY PARK YOGA and Additional Virtual Programming
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 17, 2020

The Van Wezel has announced all new Cabaret by the Bay dates, starring jazz vocalist Whitney James! Bay Park Yoga begins this weekend, free of charge on the lawn, and continues through December.

Roderick Harper Releases New Video 'Sack Full of Dreams' Photo Roderick Harper Releases New Video 'Sack Full of Dreams'
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Oct 1, 2020

New Orleans-based vocalist¬†Roderick Harper¬†has released his newest video for ‚ÄúSack Full Of Dream.‚ÄĚ The song will appear on ¬†his exceptional new album ‚ÄėEvolving‚Äô¬†out November 20, 2020.

New Orleans' Roderick Harper Reveals New Album 'Evolving' Photo New Orleans' Roderick Harper Reveals New Album 'Evolving'
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Sep 3, 2020

New Orleans-based vocalist¬†Roderick Harper¬†will release his exceptional new album ‚ÄėEvolving‚Äô¬†November 20, 2020.

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