Chick Corea News

Chan Centre to Kick Off 20th Season with Legendary Gospel CollaborationChan Centre to Kick Off 20th Season with Legendary Gospel Collaboration
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at UBC opens its 20th anniversary season on Saturday, September 23 at 8pm, welcoming The Blind Boys of Alabama with Ben Heppner to the Chan Shun Concert Hall. (more...)

Lynn University's Conservatory of Music Launches Season with 14 Concerts in September and OctoberLynn University's Conservatory of Music Launches Season with 14 Concerts in September and October
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Jon Robertson, dean of Lynn University Conservatory of Music and Philharmonia Guest Conductor, today announced the launch of the 2017-18 season with 14 concerts in September and October. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

Chris Isaacson Presents has announced that Latin Grammy Award nominee Quattrosound, singer/trumpeter Johnny Britt, and comic Michael Colyar will be special guests when Grammy Award-winning recording artist and Motown legend Thelma Houston brings her show My Motown Memories & More! to the Ford Theatres in Hollywood for one show only on Sunday, August 27, at 8pm. (more...)

Michael Feinstein, James Monroe Iglehart, Savion Glover, Alvin Ailey and More Set for NJPAC@20: FRIENDS IN CONCERT!Michael Feinstein, James Monroe Iglehart, Savion Glover, Alvin Ailey and More Set for NJPAC@20: FRIENDS IN CONCERT!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

Symphonic music, tap, R&B, modern dance, American Song and all that jazz, performed by an array of artists beloved by audiences around the world, will be experienced for one night only in "NJPAC@20: Friends in Concert!" on Saturday, Sept. 23 at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC). This special occasion at 7 p.m. in Prudential Hall celebrates the Arts Center's 20th anniversary season (2017-18). (more...)

Live @ Benaroya Hall Announces Joe Biden, Yanni, Emily Haines, and MoreLive @ Benaroya Hall Announces Joe Biden, Yanni, Emily Haines, and More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

Live @ Benaroya Hall announces their biggest season ever with an eclectic mix of concerts, lectures and dancers from around the world. Additional shows will be announced in the coming months. Tickets for most of the concerts listed above are on sale now, prices vary. Tickets for Yanni and Casa Patas Flamenco: Binomio will go on sale Friday, August 11, at 11am. Visit www.benaroyahall.org or call (206) 215-4747. The Benaroya Hall Ticket Office is on the corner of Third Avenue and Union Street. Ticket Office hours are Monday through Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; and Saturday, 1 p.m.-6 p.m. (more...)

Will Ackerman (Windham Hill) Exclusively Debuts 'Flow' with BillboardWill Ackerman (Windham Hill) Exclusively Debuts 'Flow' with Billboard
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

Legendary Windham Hill Records founder and producer Will Ackerman has combined with a group of extraordinary instrumentalists to create a new quartet: FLOW. The group's self-titled debut album will be released on all formats via LMB Music on October 6, 2017. The first track Free Ascent premieres today with Billboard. (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...)

Tony DeSare & Frankie Moreno to Appear at Feinstein's at the NikkoTony DeSare & Frankie Moreno to Appear at Feinstein's at the Nikko
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2017

Feinstein's at the Nikko is proud to present Tony DeSare and Frankie Moreno on Friday, October 27 (8 p.m.) and Saturday, October 28 (8 p.m.). (more...)

Brooklyn's On Stage at Kingsborough Announces 2017-2018 Performing Arts Season!Brooklyn's On Stage at Kingsborough Announces 2017-2018 Performing Arts Season!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

On Stage at Kingsborough, a leading performing arts presenter located at Brooklyn's Kingsborough Community College is pleased to announce its 2017-2018 season, featuring world class artists from around the globe. On Stage at Kingsborough brings top notch performing arts to Southern Brooklyn with an eclectic roster of artists spanning multiple genres including music, dance, and family programming. (more...)


by John Lariviere - Jul 24, 2017

Jon Robertson, dean of Lynn University Conservatory of Music and Philharmonia Guest Conductor, today announced the 2017-18 concert season. (more...)

Lynn University's Conservatory of Music Announces 2017-18 Classical Concert SeasonLynn University's Conservatory of Music Announces 2017-18 Classical Concert Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

Jon Robertson, dean of Lynn University Conservatory of Music and Philharmonia Guest Conductor, today announced the 2017-18 concert season. (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...)


by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

The nonprofit AT&T Performing Arts Center announced today that tickets for Bela Fleck and Brooklyn Rider will go on sale Friday, July 21 (more...)

Jazz Pianist/Composer Ramon Alexander Featured on This Week's Jazz NetworkJazz Pianist/Composer Ramon Alexander Featured on This Week's Jazz Network
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2017

Alexander's musical forefathers take centre stage in this more roots-inflected jazz style. Musicians Mac Mackenzie, Abdullah Ibrahim and Robbie Jansen have done a lot to give this a noteworthy place in the jazz spectrum. (more...)

Bryant Park presents IN/TERSECT: Billy Childs Quartet, Derek Bermel and More This SummerBryant Park presents IN/TERSECT: Billy Childs Quartet, Derek Bermel and More This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Showcasing world-class jazz and classical music, IN/TERSECT is a rare opportunity to experience some of the most sophisticated music being created today. The two-day music festival is produced with Chamber Music America and curated by Patrick Zimmerli. (more...)

Second Show Added to Dr. Phillips Center Jazz Orchestra's Vocal Jazz SummitSecond Show Added to Dr. Phillips Center Jazz Orchestra's Vocal Jazz Summit
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Due to popular demand, Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts announces an added second show of Dr. Phillips Center Jazz Orchestra's Vocal Jazz Summit. (more...)

Blue Note Expands Ops to South AmericaBlue Note Expands Ops to South America
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

Blue Note Entertainment Group (BNEG) - the organization that owns, operates, licenses, and/or programs 10 music venues worldwide - announced today expansion to South America, opening the iconic Blue Note Jazz Club in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The expansion to Rio marks the eighth Blue Note Jazz Club location worldwide (joining locations in New York, NY; Tokyo and Nagoya, Japan; Milan, Italy; Waikiki, Hawaii; Beijing, China; Napa, California). (more...)

Miki Howard, Boy Named Banjo and More on Sale at City Winery ChicagoMiki Howard, Boy Named Banjo and More on Sale at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces Grammy nominated R&B artist Miki Howard, Nashville based roots band Boy Named Banjo, Grammy nominated rock band Fastball and more. (more...)

ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK's Lea DeLaria Signs with The Kurland AgencyORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK's Lea DeLaria Signs with The Kurland Agency
by TV News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

Lea DeLaria, popularly known as 'Big Boo' on Netflix's ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK, has signed with The Kurland Agency - home to Pat Metheny, Chick Corea, Wynton Marsalis - for exclusive worldwide live performance and appearance representation. (more...)

2017 International Jazz Composers' Symposium Honors Chick Corea2017 International Jazz Composers' Symposium Honors Chick Corea
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2017

For two and a half days in the middle of May, prominent jazz composers, musicians, scholars, students, and industry professionals from across the world flocked to Tampa, FL to convene for the first Jazz Composers' Symposium in almost 10 years. Taking place in the University of South Florida School of Music's impressive new building/concert hall located just north of downtown Tampa, the almost 200 conference registrants were afforded an all-too-rare opportunity to connect with fellow jazz composers while engaging with celebrated master artists, becoming exposed to a variety of new music, and discussing related music industry trends.      (more...)

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