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Virtual Theatre Today: Thursday, November 19- with Luba Mason, Andrew Barth Feldman a Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Thursday, November 19- with Luba Mason, Andrew Barth Feldman and More!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2020

Today (November 19) in live streaming: Luba Mason visits Backstage Live, Andrew Barth Feldman guests on Ten Minute Tidbits, and so much more!

The Royal Bopsters' Long Awaited PARTY OF FOUR Is Released Today Photo The Royal Bopsters' Long Awaited PARTY OF FOUR Is Released Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2020

Motéma Music has relewased Party of Four, the sophomore release from renowned vocal jazz quartet The Royal Bopsters. This twelve-track venture, which follows up their critically acclaimed 2015 debut, celebrates both the proud history and the bright future of vocal jazz.

Family and Friends Celebrated the Life of NEA Jazz Master Stanley Crouch at Minton's Photo Family and Friends Celebrated the Life of NEA Jazz Master Stanley Crouch at Minton's
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2020

A small group of family and friends gathered Monday at the historic Minton's Playhouse in Harlem to celebrate the life of Stanley Crouch, the 74-year old author, journalist, critic, playwright, poet and NEA Jazz Master who died in New York September 16 following a long illness.

Deep Tones For Change to Stream 68 Individual Performances on Election Day Photo Deep Tones For Change to Stream 68 Individual Performances on Election Day
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2020

With the election so close, the division so fractious and potentially explosive, we feel a special event is needed for the public on Election Day.

Flushing Town Hall Presents A Jazzy Virtual Program This Fall Photo Flushing Town Hall Presents A Jazzy Virtual Program This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2020

This fall season, jazz is in the air with Flushing Town Hall’s virtual music programming including the popular monthly Virtual Jazz Jam: Celebrating the Legacy of Louis Armstrong, and two concert series: Lioness: Women in Jazz, and New Music Horizons – Collaborative Artists in Concert—all of which are free for anyone to enjoy from the comfort of their home.

Miller Theatre at Columbia University School of the Arts  Announces New Digital Initi Photo Miller Theatre at Columbia University School of the Arts Announces New Digital Initiatives for 2020-21 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2020

Miller Theatre's celebrated, fun and free Pop-Up Concerts resume, with a change of venue. Filmed live in the awe-inspiring Lantern (the top floor venue in the Lenfest Center for the Arts, with sweeping views of Manhattan), Miller invites the public to take a virtual front-row seat for exciting performances by world-class musicians.

The First Ever Count Basie Great American Swing Contest Launches Today Photo The First Ever Count Basie Great American Swing Contest Launches Today
by TV News Desk - Oct 16, 2020

Primary Wave Music Publishing and the Count Basie Estate are looking to foster the next generation of musical talent and have announced their first ever Count Basie Great American Swing Contest.

92Y's Virtual Field Trips For Schoolchildren Begin with Roxane Gay, Zadie Smith and M Photo 92Y's Virtual Field Trips For Schoolchildren Begin with Roxane Gay, Zadie Smith and More
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2020

Typically, during the school year, rows of school buses line up outside 92Y's Manhattan doors for thousands of children to attend concerts, dance performances, and talks as part of their arts education. With the pandemic, 92Y created a solution available to schools nationwide, not just near NYC, whether remote or in person: Young Leaders Series.

Jazz Musicians Unite For Biden/Harris This Thursday Photo Jazz Musicians Unite For Biden/Harris This Thursday
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2020

A roster of superlative American jazz artists gather outdoors onstage at City Winery Hudson Valley to present 'Jazz for America,' a virtual concert streaming Thursday, October 15 at a time TBA to benefit Biden/Harris 2020.

Derrick Baskin, Daniel J. Watts and More to be Featured in ARMSTRONG NOW Initiative Photo Derrick Baskin, Daniel J. Watts and More to be Featured in ARMSTRONG NOW Initiative
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2020

The Louis Armstrong House Museum has announced its new program Armstrong Now. In its inaugural season, contemporary Black artists respond to Louis Armstrong in an integrative video series that will roll out from October 5 through December 31, 2020, culminating in a series of live online discussions.

BWW CD Preview: The Royal Bopsters Release First Single From PARTY OF FOUR - Gershwin Photo BWW CD Preview: The Royal Bopsters Release First Single From PARTY OF FOUR - Gershwin Classic But Not For Me
by Stephen Mosher - Sep 18, 2020

The first track from a swell 12-track CD has just dropped from a renowned vocal group.

63rd Annual Monterey Jazz Festival Announces Virtual Lineup Plus Socially Distanced W Photo 63rd Annual Monterey Jazz Festival Announces Virtual Lineup Plus Socially Distanced Watching Parties
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2020

To usher in their 63rd year, The Monterey Jazz Festival is going virtual, live on their YouTube channel. Friday, September 25th through Sunday, September 27th from 5-7pm PST each day. Festival participants will be treated to never-before-seen archival footage plus exciting new performances and personal messages from the MJF family of artists, volunteers, patrons and board members.

Bill Clinton, Herbie Hancock, Wynton Marsalis and More Pay Tribute to Charlie Parker Photo Bill Clinton, Herbie Hancock, Wynton Marsalis and More Pay Tribute to Charlie Parker
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2020

On the eve of Charlie 'Bird' Parker's 100th birthday, it is impossible to overstate the impact and influence that the legendary jazz icon has had on music and culture. Born on August 29th, 1920, in Kansas City, Kansas, Parker is simply one of the most important Black American figures in history.

SummerStage Anywhere Presents Charlie Parker's 100th Birthday Celebration Photo SummerStage Anywhere Presents Charlie Parker's 100th Birthday Celebration
by TV News Desk - Aug 26, 2020

Capital One City Parks Foundation SummerStage is proud to present special programming on Saturday, August 29, 2020 in celebration of jazz icon Charlie Parker's 100th birthday.

Christian McBride Readies Second Open Studio Jazz Instructional Course Photo Christian McBride Readies Second Open Studio Jazz Instructional Course
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2020

On August 28th, six-time Grammy winner Christian McBride will present Your Sound is Your Signature, his second instructional course for Open Studio.

The Gilmore Announces 2020��"21 Virtual Concert Season Photo The Gilmore Announces 2020��"21 Virtual Concert Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2020

Gilmore Director Pierre van der Westhuizen today announced plans for The Gilmore's 2020a?'21 virtual concert season, webcast from September 20 to May 16.

Dorrance Dance and Shamel Pitts/TRIBE Named as 92Y 2020-21 Artists in Residence Photo Dorrance Dance and Shamel Pitts/TRIBE Named as 92Y 2020-21 Artists in Residence
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2020

Award-winning tap dance company Dorrance Dance, and choreographer/dancer/ performance artist Shamel Pitts and his Brooklyn-based arts collective TRIBE, are the 92Y Harkness Dance Center's Artists in Residence for the 2020-2021 season.

Charlie Parker's Centennial Celebration BIRD 100 Continues Photo Charlie Parker's Centennial Celebration BIRD 100 Continues
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2020

Leading up to Birda??s 100th birthday and throughout the year, the celebration will encompass a series of releases spanning a variety of media and perspectives in order to explore the full span of his inestimable legacy.

BWW Interview: SO NOW YOU KNOW with Benny Benack, III Photo BWW Interview: SO NOW YOU KNOW with Benny Benack, III
by Nicholas Adler - Aug 1, 2020

One of the amazing things about working at Jazz at Lincoln Center for the past 12 years has been seeing the next generation of musicians and singers take steps along their careers. Someone from the Programming Team has heard a young artist play somewhere and has decided they have what it takes to be a part of one of JALCa??s performances, whether it be the late night set in Dizzya??s Club, teaching in one of the Jazz Education events or performing in the educational Jazz for Young People shows or playing on the big stage, the room specifically designed for Jazz music where the famed Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra plays, the 1,233 seat Rose Theater.

92Y Launches Young Leaders Series For Schools Nationwide Photo 92Y Launches Young Leaders Series For Schools Nationwide
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2020

As educators and communities nationwide rush to figure out what learning will look like this fall, 92Y has a solution available to schools, whether remote or in person: Young Leaders Series.

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