Bill Charlap News

Gabrielle Stravelli Sings Willie Nelson at Birdland Jazz, 9/24Gabrielle Stravelli Sings Willie Nelson at Birdland Jazz, 9/24
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

GABRIELLE STRAVELLI will debut at Birdland Jazz (315 West 44th Street in Manhattan) on Sunday, September 24 at 6:00 PM. (more...)

Bill Charlap Leonard Bernstein Tribute Set for 3/3 at LandmarkBill Charlap Leonard Bernstein Tribute Set for 3/3 at Landmark
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

Bill Charlap, considered to be one of the premiere interpreters of the music of Leonard Bernstein, brings his celebrated Trio to the Jeanne Rimsky stage on Saturday, March 3, 2018 at 8 PM for an evening of music by one of America's great composers. (more...)

Time for Three, Vivaldi's Four Seasons in Cooperstown, NYTime for Three, Vivaldi's Four Seasons in Cooperstown, NY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

From ABC's “Dancing with the Stars” to Carnegie Hall, audiences have been delighted by the high-energy virtuosity of Time for Three. The trio will offer a blend of jazz, folk, classical, and pop in a concert at the Cooperstown Summer Music Festival on Sunday, August 20 at 7:30 pm at the Otesaga Hotel. Time for Three — Nicolas (Nick) Kendall, violin; Charles Yang violin; and Ranaan Meyer, double bass — perform mash-ups of hits by the Beatles, James Taylor, Mumford and Sons, Katy Perry, Justin Timberlake, and more, as well as original arrangements. (more...)

Entry Deadline Set for 6th Annual Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition at NJPACEntry Deadline Set for 6th Annual Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition at NJPAC
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

For the sixth consecutive year, singers from around the world will compete online for a coveted spot in the Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition, a 21st century version of the amateur night at the Apollo Theater that helped launch the career of a gifted teenager from Newark, Sarah 'Sassy' Vaughan, more than 70 years ago. (more...)

Gabrielle Stravelli to Play Two New York Engagements This SummerGabrielle Stravelli to Play Two New York Engagements This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

Gabrielle Stravelli - the celebrated pop/jazz vocalist and songwriter - will perform two special New York engagements this summer, riding a wave of rave reviews for her latest album Dream Ago.  (more...)

Young Jazz Sensations to Perform at The NashYoung Jazz Sensations to Perform at The Nash
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

The Nash announces its 'Catch A Rising Star' Summer Concert Series featuring performances by young Arizona jazz artists.  The musicians range from high school to recent college graduates between ages of 18 - 24, who either are based or were raised in Arizona.    Curated by The Nash, this series provides a platform for these emerging artists to gain prominence in the jazz community. (more...)

Can You Sing? Enter the 6th Annual Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal CompetitionCan You Sing? Enter the 6th Annual Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

For the sixth consecutive year, singers from around the world will gather online to compete in the Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition - a 21st century version of the amateur night at the Apollo Theater that helped launch the career of a gifted teenager from Newark, Sarah 'Sassy' Vaughan, more than 70 years ago. (more...)

Gabrielle Stravelli to Celebrate New Album DREAM AGO at PangeaGabrielle Stravelli to Celebrate New Album DREAM AGO at Pangea
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

Gabrielle Stravelli - the celebrated pop/jazz vocalist and songwriter called an "outstanding singer" by The Wall Street Journal and "hotter than the equator" by The Village Voice - will celebrate her recent album Dream Ago at Pangea (178 Second Avenue in New York) on Friday, June 9 at 7:00 PM.  (more...)

Bob Merrill Celebrates Joe Bushkin's Musical Legacy with 'Tell Me Your Troubles: Songs by Joe Bushkin, Vol. 1'Bob Merrill Celebrates Joe Bushkin's Musical Legacy with 'Tell Me Your Troubles: Songs by Joe Bushkin, Vol. 1'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Coinciding with the centennial of pianist/composer Joe Bushkin's birth, the release on May 19 by trumpeter and singer Bob Merrill of 'Tell Me Your Troubles: Songs by Joe Bushkin, Vol. 1' (Accurate Records) celebrates the musical legacy of a man who was revered by many of America's foremost entertainers for his wizardry at the keyboard and skills as a tunesmith. (more...)

Performing Arts Center, Purchase College Celebrates Sonny RollinsPerforming Arts Center, Purchase College Celebrates Sonny Rollins
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

THE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER, PURCHASE COLLEGE (PAC) is pleased to present A CELEBRATION OF SONNY ROLLINS, the latest in their JAZZ AT THE CENTER series. Ravi Coltrane, James Carter, Jimmy Heath, James Brandon Lewis, and Joe Lovano are headlining this evening honoring one of the jazz world's living legends. (more...)

Mondavi Center Announces 2017-18 SeasonMondavi Center Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

The Robert and Margrit Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts, UC Davis announces its 16th season of performing arts, filled with the leading artists in music, dance, theater and speakers. The season begins on September 22, 2017 with the Mondavi Center debut of Los Tigres Del Norte and concludes May 24, 2018 with the return of the San Francisco Symphony. The season also features the debut performance of The Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra led by Keith Lockhart, on April 19, 2018. (more...)

2017 NEA Jazz Masters Tribute Concert to Stream Live This Week2017 NEA Jazz Masters Tribute Concert to Stream Live This Week
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) honors the 2017 NEA Jazz Masters at a tribute concert held in collaboration with the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, DC, hosted by Jason Moran. (more...)

KT Sullivan and More Coming Up This Spring at BirdlandKT Sullivan and More Coming Up This Spring at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2017

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup for April 10-April 16, featuring Kevin Eubanks Quartet, with Dave Holland, Nicholas Payton and Jeff Tain Watts, KT Sullivan, Geoffrey Keezer Trio, with Gillian Margot, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Thos Shipley Brings The Music Of Nat King Cole To The Metropolitan RoomPhoto Coverage: Thos Shipley Brings The Music Of Nat King Cole To The Metropolitan Room
by Stephen Sorokoff - Mar 26, 2017

5-Time MAC award winner Outstanding Jazz Vocalist) and Broadway performer (Miss Saigon) brought his Nat King Cole tribute show "Unforgettable" to the Metropolitan Room  last night and BroadwayWorld was there.  (more...)

Birdland Announces April 2017 ScheduleBirdland Announces April 2017 Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

Birdland will kick-off their exciting month of programming with the following acts. (more...)

Kennedy Center presents 2017 NEA Jazz Masters ConcertKennedy Center presents 2017 NEA Jazz Masters Concert
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts will celebrate the 2017 NEA Jazz Masters with a free concert, Monday, April 3, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. in the Concert Hall. The performance will honor the recipients of the nation's highest honor in jazz, highlighting their lifetime achievements and exceptional contributions to the advancement of jazz music. The concert, held during Jazz Appreciation Month, will also be streamed online at www.kennedy-center.org. In addition to the April 3 concert, the NEA Jazz Masters will hold a listening party at National Public Radio headquarters on Sunday, April 2, and a master class for young musicians to learn from the Jazz Masters themselves at Howard University on Tuesday, April 4. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

Paula West, San Francisco's favorite jazz diva sings personal and audience favorites from her entire career. (more...)

Gabrielle Stravelli to Sing Johnny Mercer at Kitano Jazz This WeekendGabrielle Stravelli to Sing Johnny Mercer at Kitano Jazz This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

GABRIELLE STRAVELLI - the celebrated pop/jazz vocalist and songwriter called an 'outstanding singer' by The Wall Street Journal and 'hotter than the equator' by The Village Voice - will return with her concert celebrating the legendary songwriters Johnny Mercer and Hoagy Carmichael at Kitano Jazz (66 Park Avenue at 38th Street) on Saturday, January 7 with sets at 8:00 PM and 10:00 PM. (more...)

VIDEO: Leslie Odom Jr., Billy Joel & More Pay Tribute to Tony Bennett; Watch NBC Special in FullVIDEO: Leslie Odom Jr., Billy Joel & More Pay Tribute to Tony Bennett; Watch NBC Special in Full
by TV News Desk - Dec 21, 2016

Andrea Bocelli, Michael Buble, Bob Dylan, Lady Gaga, Billy Joel, Elton John, Diana Krall, k.d. lang, Leslie Odom, Jr., Kevin Spacey, Stevie Wonder and many more paid tribute to legendary singer Tony Bennett last night on NBC's TONY BENNETT CELEBRATES 90 (more...)

Leslie Odom Jr. & More Set for NBC's TONY BENNETT CELEBRATES 90 Special TonightLeslie Odom Jr. & More Set for NBC's TONY BENNETT CELEBRATES 90 Special Tonight
by TV News Desk - Dec 20, 2016

NBC commemorates the 90th birthday of one of America's most treasured musical icons, Tony Bennett, with the two-hour special Tony Bennett CELEBRATES 90: THE BEST IS YET TO COME tonight, Dec. 20, at 9 p.m. ET/PT. (more...)

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