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Joe's Pub Announces 2022 January and February Winter Programming Photo Joe's Pub Announces 2022 January and February Winter Programming
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 1, 2021

Joe’s Pub has announced their winter programming for 2022 starting in January through February with two shows each evening. In addition, the venue will welcome its former sous chef, Ricky Mungaray back to the kitchen as Executive Chef.

92Y Presents Michelle Dorrance, Dormeshia & Guests as part of Harkness Dance Center's Photo 92Y Presents Michelle Dorrance, Dormeshia & Guests as part of Harkness Dance Center's 2021-22 Mainstage Series
by Gigi Gervais - Nov 30, 2021

he 92nd Street Y Harkness Dance Center's 2021-22 Mainstage Series continues on Thursday, December 16 with Michelle Dorrance, Dormeshia & Guests. It's billed as an evening of tap but that understated description is unlikely to adequately cover what's in store.

92Y to Present Michelle Dorrance, Dormeshia & Guests Photo 92Y to Present Michelle Dorrance, Dormeshia & Guests
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 29, 2021

The 92nd Street Y Harkness Dance Center’s 2021-22 Mainstage Series continues on Thursday, December 16 with Michelle Dorrance, Dormeshia & Guests . It’s billed as an evening of tap but that understated description is unlikely to adequately cover what’s in store.

Irvine Barclay Theatre Announces Updated 2021-22 Season Photo Irvine Barclay Theatre Announces Updated 2021-22 Season
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 15, 2021

As live performances return to venues throughout Southern California, Irvine Barclay Theatre welcomes a new season featuring an array of renowned performers, from iconic dancers to Grammy-winning artists, the beloved holiday classic The Nutcracker, and Emmy nominee and social commentator Fran Lebowitz, among others.

G. Thomas Allen Is Winner Of Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition Photo G. Thomas Allen Is Winner Of Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 15, 2021

At a star-studded, sold-out performance held yesterday afternoon on the NJPAC stage, G. Thomas Allen was announced the winner of the 10th Annual Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition. 

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’s 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 “Terreno Comun”.

Birdland Announces Jazz Programming from November 1 - November 14 Photo Birdland Announces Jazz Programming from November 1 - November 14
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 29, 2021

Birdland Jazz Club and Birdland Theater have announced its upcoming jazz programming, running November 1 - November 14. 

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.

Top Five Finalists Announced For 10th Annual Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal C Photo Top Five Finalists Announced For 10th Annual Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition
by Stephi Wild - Oct 14, 2021

A world of jazz just minutes from home, the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) today announced the top five finalists of the 10th Annual Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition. 

Birdland Announces November Programming Featuring Jason Kravits, Linda Purl with Bill Photo Birdland Announces November Programming Featuring Jason Kravits, Linda Purl with Billy Stritch Trio & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 13, 2021

Birdland Jazz Club and Birdland Theater are open this November with a full slate of nightly performances!  At Birdland Jazz Club, catch Bill Charlap Duets with Houston Person, Jon Faddis, Chris Potter and Ron Carter, Peter Cincotti, Jihye Lee Big Band, The Hot Sardines, and more.

Clovernook Center to Host Blind Jazz Pianist Matthew Whitaker in Concert Photo Clovernook Center to Host Blind Jazz Pianist Matthew Whitaker in Concert
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 12, 2021

Clovernook Center for the Blind & Visually Impaired (Clovernook Center) invites the public to enjoy an afternoon of music with renown blind jazz pianist Matthew Whitaker to benefit its Arts & Accessibility Initiative. 

VIDEO: Watch Full THE KENNEDY CENTER AT 50; Featuring SOFT POWER, Joshua Henry, Kelli Photo VIDEO: Watch Full THE KENNEDY CENTER AT 50; Featuring SOFT POWER, Joshua Henry, Kelli O'Hara & More
by Nicole Rosky - Oct 3, 2021

The Kennedy Center's 50th Anniversary Celebration Concert, which was taped in the Concert Hall on Tuesday, September 14, is now available to watch in full - right here.

THE KENNEDY CENTER AT 50 Concert Will Air Tonight on PBS Photo THE KENNEDY CENTER AT 50 Concert Will Air Tonight on PBS
by Michael Major - Oct 1, 2021

Find out how to watch the Kennedy Center's 50th Anniversary Concert. Hosted by Audra McDonald, the concert features appearances by Kelli O'Hara, Joshua Henry, Common, Darren Criss, Renée Fleming, Tony Yazbeck, the original cast of David Henry Hwang and Jeanine Tesori’s Soft Power, and more!

VIDEO: Watch Audra McDonald, Kelli O'Hara & More in All New Trailer For THE KENNEDY C Photo VIDEO: Watch Audra McDonald, Kelli O'Hara & More in All New Trailer For THE KENNEDY CENTER AT 50 Concert
by Stephi Wild - Oct 1, 2021

The Kennedy Center's 50th Anniversary Celebration Concert, which was taped in the Concert Hall on Tuesday, September 14, is being broadcast across the nation on Friday, October 1 at 9:00 p.m. ET on PBS, PBS.org and the PBS Video App.

VIDEO: Watch Dianne Reeves Perform 'It Don't Mean A Thing' From THE KENNEDY CENTER AT Photo VIDEO: Watch Dianne Reeves Perform 'It Don't Mean A Thing' From THE KENNEDY CENTER AT 50 Concert
by Michael Major - Sep 29, 2021

Watch Dianne Reeves perform 'It Don't Mean a Thing' from the upcoming Kennedy Center at 50 concert, airing on PBS Friday, October 1 at 9:00 p.m. ET.

Jimmy's Jazz & Blues Club, New Venue In Portsmouth, NH, Opens September 30 Photo Jimmy's Jazz & Blues Club, New Venue In Portsmouth, NH, Opens September 30
by Stephi Wild - Sep 23, 2021

The legendary bebop drummer Art Blakey once said, “Jazz washes away the dust of everyday life.” And now, after the past year-and-a-half, there is a longing to rejuvenate, to reconnect with others, to remember who we are, and, at the same time, to dust off and start fresh. 

The Royal Conservatory Announces 2021/22 Concert Season Photo The Royal Conservatory Announces 2021/22 Concert Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 31, 2021

Dr. Peter Simon, Michael and Sonja Koerner President & CEO of The Royal Conservatory of Music, Mervon Mehta, Executive Director of Performing Arts, and James Anagnoson, Dean of The Glenn Gould School, today revealed details of the diverse concerts that will make up the 13th concert season at The Royal Conservatory of Music.

JoAnn Falletta Will Conduct Kennedy Center 50th Anniversary Celebration Photo JoAnn Falletta Will Conduct Kennedy Center 50th Anniversary Celebration
by Stephi Wild - Aug 28, 2021

Echoing “An American Pageant for the Arts,” the 1962 fundraising telecast for the National Cultural Center hosted by Leonard Bernstein, one of Falletta’s early teachers, this special celebration will be hosted by Tony Award® winner Audra McDonald with special guest Caroline Kennedy. Falletta will share the podium with conductors Steven Reineke and Thomas Wilkins.

Tickets On Sale For New Jersey Symphony Orchestra's 2021â€"22 Season Photo Tickets On Sale For New Jersey Symphony Orchestra's 2021â€"22 Season
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 25, 2021

Tickets for all concerts in the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra's 2021–22 season are available starting today as part of Compose Your Own series packages, through which patrons can select three or more mainstage concerts at any of the NJSO's venues and save.

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