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Billy Strayhorn Headshot
Date Of Birth:
November 29, 1915 (106)
 
Billy Strayhorn Headshot
Date of Birth: November 29, 1915 (106)
Aisha And Darius DeHaas Join THE EARLY SET With Gabrielle Stravelli! Photo Aisha And Darius DeHaas Join THE EARLY SET With Gabrielle Stravelli!
by Stephi Wild - Jul 27, 2020

Gabrielle Stravelli welcomes Aisha and Darius DeHaas to 'The Early Set' this Wednesday, July 29, at 6PM EDT, to discuss the siblings' multi-faceted careers in jazz, theater, television, film and in clubs and concert halls.

BWW Interview: SO NOW YOU KNOW With Sean Harkness Photo BWW Interview: SO NOW YOU KNOW With Sean Harkness
by Nicholas Adler - Jul 13, 2020

One can tell when someone is playing music mechanically and simply reading notes on a page or if what you are hearing is something greater than that; as if something divine is coming through the performer's soul. With guitarist Sean Harkness, it most certainly is the later. Although quite an accomplished professional composer, arranger and guitarist, Sean's playing has an additional element; the a?oeIta?? factor that is so hard to describe, but you know it when you see or hear it.

BOSTON POPS AT HOME Announces Week 6 Schedule Photo BOSTON POPS AT HOME Announces Week 6 Schedule
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 16, 2020

Boston Pops At Home has announced their upcoming schedule.

Birdland Jazz Club Has Adjusted Their Schedule For March Photo Birdland Jazz Club Has Adjusted Their Schedule For March
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 13, 2020

Birdland Jazz Club has adjusted its schedule for March. See below for the changes: 

Duke Ellington Performance Series Continues With SUCH SWEET THUNDER Photo Duke Ellington Performance Series Continues With SUCH SWEET THUNDER
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 11, 2020

Jazz great Duke Ellington's Such Sweet Thunder, a twelve-part jazz suite based on the work of William Shakespeare, will be explored in the next edition of the Duke Ellington Performance Series on Sunday, April 19 at Birdland Jazz Club, 315 West 44th Street, 5:30-7pm.

Live At Birdland Jazz Club & Birdland Theater Announces March 9 - March 22 Lineup Photo Live At Birdland Jazz Club & Birdland Theater Announces March 9 - March 22 Lineup
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 28, 2020

Birdland Jazz Club and Birdland Theater have announced listing for March 9 through March 22: 

Five For Five: The Terell Stafford Quintet Comes to Broward Center for the Performing Photo Five For Five: The Terell Stafford Quintet Comes to Broward Center for the Performing Arts
by Stephi Wild - Feb 27, 2020

A musical tribute to timeless talents Billy Strayhorn and Lee Morgan will be performed on March 11th by the Terell Stafford Quintet on stage at Broward Center for the Performing Arts in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Birdland Has Released its Schedule for March 2 - March 15 Photo Birdland Has Released its Schedule for March 2 - March 15
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 21, 2020

Artists appearing at Birdland Jazz Club include John Pizzarelli (The Swing 7 and Quartet), Steve Ross, Erena Terakubo and Nana Quintet, Leanne Borghesi & Marta Sanders, Constantine Maroulis, Michelle Lordi and David Berger Orchestra.

The Philly POPS Jazz Orchestra Of Philadelphia Brings Its Signature Swing To The Holi Photo The Philly POPS Jazz Orchestra Of Philadelphia Brings Its Signature Swing To The Holidays
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 10, 2019

The Philly POPS Jazz Orchestra of Philadelphia, under the direction of Artistic Director for Jazz, Terell Stafford, will perform its beloved annual holiday performance of The Harlem Nutcracker with legendary guest artists Jeff Hamilton and Randy Brecker, December 14 in The Perelman Theater at The Kimmel Center.

The Kimmel Center Cultural Campus Announces Holiday-Themed Programming & Family-Frien Photo The Kimmel Center Cultural Campus Announces Holiday-Themed Programming & Family-Friendly Event
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 20, 2019

The Kimmel Center Cultural Campus is pleased to announce a diverse array of holiday-themed programming & family-friendly events, including: returning favorites from the Kimmel Center's esteemed Resident Companies like The Philadelphia Orchestra, Pennsylvania Ballet, and The Philly POPS; FREE Gospel events; and opportunity for community outreach & city-wide celebrations like the FREE 15th annual New Year's Day celebration. This year, the Kimmel Center partners with Urban Affairs Coalition for 'Warmth for the Holidays 2019' donation drive, collecting new hats, scarves, mittens and gloves for children and adults. This collection supports Grand Central and Center For H.O.P.E.

NYFOS Unearths Rare Songs From Harlem's Gay Underground Photo NYFOS Unearths Rare Songs From Harlem's Gay Underground
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 15, 2019

THE NEW YORKER NEW YORK FESTIVAL OF SONG presents a new show that sheds light on Harlem's gay underground: Tain't Nobody's Business If I Do: Songs from Gay Harlem

The Joyce Theater Foundation Will Welcome Dorrance Dance for a Three Week Engagement Photo The Joyce Theater Foundation Will Welcome Dorrance Dance for a Three Week Engagement
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 12, 2019

Just in time for the holidays, The Joyce Theater Foundation (Linda Shelton, Executive Director) welcomes the return of the always-thrilling Dorrance Dance for three weeks of merriment and cheer. With a festive world premiere capping off each evening of three mixed-bill programs, Michelle Dorrance and her collaborators will play The Joyce Theater from December 17-January 5. Tickets, ranging in price from $10-$105, can be purchased at www.Joyce.org, or by calling JoyceCharge at 212-242-0800. Please note: ticket prices are subject to change. The Joyce Theater is located at 175 Eighth Avenue at West 19th Street. For more information, please visit www.Joyce.org.

Sebastian Arcelus, Jenny Bacon, Julia Coffey And Lynette Freeman Headline Preview Rea Photo Sebastian Arcelus, Jenny Bacon, Julia Coffey And Lynette Freeman Headline Preview Reading Of NOVEL: An Audio Drama Series
by Stephi Wild - Nov 12, 2019

Midtown Direct and Triple Birch Media present an exclusive preview reading of NOVEL: An Audio Drama Series, created by Aimee Parrott and William Bienes.

Chicago Philharmonic Brings The Holidays To Life With Marcus Roberts Trio Photo Chicago Philharmonic Brings The Holidays To Life With Marcus Roberts Trio
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 11, 2019

This December, Chicago Philharmonic and the Marcus Roberts Trio turn up the heat at Harris Theater with a hot take on George Gershwin's Concerto in F. The Marcus Roberts jazz trio (Marcus Roberts, piano; Jason Marsalis, drums; Rodney Jordan, bass) is renowned for its new approach to jazz performance with each of the talented musicians contributing equally to the trio's musical texture, form, and direction.

BWW Review: Nicole Zuraitis hypnotizes Jazz fans at Birdland Theater Photo BWW Review: Nicole Zuraitis hypnotizes Jazz fans at Birdland Theater
by Chris Struck - Nov 7, 2019

Bringing her Grammy-nominated Jolene back to Birdland Nicole Zuraitis sets the standard for Blues. Along with Inbar Paz, Dan Pugach, and Dave Stryker, she turns the melancholic into something hypnotic with classics like 'Ode to Billy Joe' and 'Reverie' while bringing life to her own original songs.

Photo Coverage: Christian Holder Brings 'At Home and Abroad' to the Laurie Beechman T Photo Photo Coverage: Christian Holder Brings 'At Home and Abroad' to the Laurie Beechman Theatre
by Stephen Sorokoff - Nov 2, 2019

Regular folks use business cards, websites, and advertisements to let you know about their services and products. Cabaret artists have by far the most effective and entertaining way of telling you who they are. An autobiographical musical show!

Music Institute And Dance Chicago Present DUKE IT OUT NUTCRACKER Photo Music Institute And Dance Chicago Present DUKE IT OUT NUTCRACKER
by Julie Musbach - Oct 29, 2019

Classical music, jazz, and dance combine when the Music Institute of Chicago collaborates with Dance Chicago to present a family concert, a?oeDuke It Out Nutcracker,a?? Saturday, December 7 at 2 p.m. at Nichols Concert Hall, 1490 Chicago Ave., Evanston.

The Duke Ellington Center Big Band Will Perform At Birdland Jazz Club Photo The Duke Ellington Center Big Band Will Perform At Birdland Jazz Club
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 29, 2019

 The Duke Ellington Center Big Band, conducted by multi-Grammy nominated Bobby Sanabria, will perform CrackerJazz, the third of a monthly performance series honoring jazz icon Duke Ellington on Sunday, November 3 at Birdland Jazz Club, 315 West 44th Street, NYC. Doors open at 4:30pm; performance at 5:30pm.

BWW Review: The Sun Comes Out for Singer Sylvia Brooks Photo BWW Review: The Sun Comes Out for Singer Sylvia Brooks
by Don Grigware - Oct 29, 2019

Listening to Sylvia Brooks' album The Arrangement is a thrilling experience. Attending her live performance onstage is even more so. On Saturday October 26, Brooks brought her fascinating jazz/pop/Latin sounds to Feinstein's Upstairs at Vitello's for a sold out concert. What a pleasure to see this lovely woman dressed to the nines in an evening dress rarely worn by performers in today's circle and singing passionately with a 7 piece orchestra. Brooks poured her heart out and really had a grand time...meaning her enjoyment reached over the footlights and pulled her audience in, held on to them and never let go for 90 minutes. That in my book is a truly great performer, who leaves you begging for more.

LCC Presents Slavic Soul Party Photo LCC Presents Slavic Soul Party
by Stephi Wild - Oct 27, 2019

Fiery Balkan brass, irresistible beats, Roma accordion wizardry and great jazz chops make Slavic Soul Party! America's No. 1 brass band for Balkan-soul-gypsy-funk. This dynamic nine-piece brass/percussion ensemble is recognized for virtuosity blended with spontaneous fun. At the Lakewood Cultural Center performance on Nov. 22, Slavic Soul Party! reimagines Duke Ellington's iconic a?oeFar East Suitea?? by combining Eastern European brass with the uniquely American sound of jazz in what TimeOut NY calls a?oea pretty heavenly match.a??

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