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Date Of Birth:
August 21, 1904
Date Of Death:
April 26, 1984 (79)
Birth Place:
Red Bank, NJ, USA
Gender: Male
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Date of Birth: August 21, 1904
Date of Death: April 26, 1984 (79)
Birth Place: Red Bank, NJ, USA
Gender: Male
Birdland Presents Vincent Herring's 'The Story of Jazz' and More Week of January 22Birdland Presents Vincent Herring's 'The Story of Jazz' and More Week of January 22
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2018

Vincent Herring's The Story of Jazz: 100 Years, Eric Comstock and Sean Smith, The Wee Trio with special guest Luis Perdomo, and more! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at HAIRSPRAY at the Maltz JupiterPhoto Flash: First Look at HAIRSPRAY at the Maltz Jupiter
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2018

You can't stop the beat in the Maltz Jupiter Theatre's big and bold Broadway blockbuster about one girl's inspiring dream to dance! (more...)

New Jersey Symphony Orchestra presents HOT LATIN NIGHTS With The Mambo KingsNew Jersey Symphony Orchestra presents HOT LATIN NIGHTS With The Mambo Kings
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2018

The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra presents Hot Latin Nights with the Mambo Kings February 16 18 in Red Bank, Newark and New Brunswick. From the sultry melancholy of Astor Piazzolla and the burning Afro-Cuban rhythms of Tito Puente to the rhythmic playfulness of jazz great Dave Brubeck and the pop strains of The Beatles, the Latin jazz tour features original orchestral arrangements and compositions from the US, Peru, Argentina, Cuba, Puerto Rico and beyond. (more...)

John Pizzarelli Returns To Cafe CarlyleJohn Pizzarelli Returns To Cafe Carlyle
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2018

John Pizzarelli returns to Cafe Carlyle with an all-new show, March 20-24. The New York Times recently described John Pizzarelli and his wife Jessica Molaskey as the supreme nightclub act of our time. Jazz Weekly recently raved about John Pizzarelli's Johnny Mercer program: A gig like this oozes with style, class and fun, with Pizzarelli being one of the best ambassadors for the Great American Songbook. One of his best. (more...)

Review: Hologram USA Theater Presents Three-Dimensional BILLIE HOLIDAY LIVE! ConcertReview: Hologram USA Theater Presents Three-Dimensional BILLIE HOLIDAY LIVE! Concert
by Shari Barrett - Jan 6, 2018

Since 2003, Hologram USA has delivered more than 700 successful projects, making groundbreaking strides in how people experience live events and communicate with each other using dynamic, cutting edge Holographic 3D technology. Their holographic experiences allow audience members to sit in a theater and feel as if they are attending a live three-dimensional concert or nightclub performance right in front of their eyes. Sounds too incredible, right? That's what I thought until I attended their latest creation, Billie Holiday Alive! at the new Hologram USA Theater in Hollywood (more...)

Leslie A Jones Reprises Acclaimed Performance in PREZ at Write Act RepLeslie A Jones Reprises Acclaimed Performance in PREZ at Write Act Rep
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2018

WRITE ACT REP announces PREZ, a solo show written by playwright Willard Manus, in celebration of Black History Month, and returns to Los Angeles, as part of a Festival Series at Write Act Rep's Brickhouse Theatre called THREE BY WILL IN REP. The Series includes two World Premiere's along with the return of the acclaimed PREZ, which chronicles the unique life of jazzman Lester Young, featuring Leslie A. Jones. The intimate drama is produced by John Lant II, and will be directed by Daniel E. Keough. The show is set to open February 4th, 2018. All performances for PREZ will be on Sunday at 2PM, through March 11th, 2018, as part of the three production Series, 'THREE BY WILL IN REP'. (more...)

NJSO presents Winter Festival Week III, with Dvorak's 'New World' SymphonyNJSO presents Winter Festival Week III, with Dvorak's 'New World' Symphony
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2018

The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Xian Zhang close the 2018 Winter Festival, America, Inspiring, with the masterwork that embodies its theme Dvo k's New World Symphony. Presented January 26 28 in Newark, Red Bank and Morristown, the program also features Britten's Simple Symphony and Korngold's Violin Concerto with soloist Chlo Hanslip. (more...)

Birdland Presents John Pizzarelli and More Week of January 15Birdland Presents John Pizzarelli and More Week of January 15
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2018

Birdland Jazz Club lays out schedule for January 15-January 21 (more...)

Los Angeles Philharmonic Association to present 2018 PLAYBOY JAZZ FESTIVALLos Angeles Philharmonic Association to present 2018 PLAYBOY JAZZ FESTIVAL
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2018

The Los Angeles Philharmonic Association will present the 40th annual Playboy Jazz Festival June 9-10, 2018, at the Hollywood Bowl. It is the LA Phil's fifth year presenting the event, and in keeping with tradition, the Festival will feature a first-rate slate of emerging jazz artists as well as renowned superstars of the genre. (more...)

An Evening with Monty Alexander and More Coming Up at BirdlandAn Evening with Monty Alexander and More Coming Up at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2017

Birdland will kick-off their great week of programming with an exciting series of acts (more...)

The Holidays Await at 54 Below with Michael Feinstein, Caissie Levy, Lee Roy Reams, and MoreThe Holidays Await at 54 Below with Michael Feinstein, Caissie Levy, Lee Roy Reams, and More
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2017

This week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com/Feinsteins or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

Little Steven Shares Video for New Xmas Single 'Merry Christmas (I Don't Want To Fight Tonight)'Little Steven Shares Video for New Xmas Single 'Merry Christmas (I Don't Want To Fight Tonight)'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2017

Christmas has come early with Little Steven and the Disciples of Soul's jubilant new video for their just-released holiday song 'Merry Christmas (I Don't Want To Fight Tonight).' (more...)

Little Steven's Video For 'Merry Christmas (I Don't Want To Fight Tonight)' Captures Exuberant Joy Of The Holidays, Premiering Today At BillboardLittle Steven's Video For 'Merry Christmas (I Don't Want To Fight Tonight)' Captures Exuberant Joy Of The Holidays, Premiering Today At Billboard
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2017

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You Can't Stop The Beat With HAIRSPRAY At The Maltz Jupiter TheatreYou Can't Stop The Beat With HAIRSPRAY At The Maltz Jupiter Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2017

You can't stop the beat in the Maltz Jupiter Theatre's big and bold Broadway blockbuster about one girl's inspiring dream to dance! Onstage January 9 through 28, the smash hit musical Hairspray kicks off the New Year at the Theatre. The musical takes place in 1962 Baltimore, where Tracy Turnblad a girl with big hair and an even bigger heart is on a mission to dance her way onto national TV. When her dream comes true on the Corny Collins Show, Tracy transforms from social outcast to teen superstar and sets out to integrate the show. (more...)

SiriusXM Presents Live Concert Lineup on New Year's EveSiriusXM Presents Live Concert Lineup on New Year's Eve
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2017

SiriusXM announced today that it will broadcast exclusive DJ sets, concerts and special performances live on New Year's Eve. (more...)

Most Significant Elvis Musical Artifact Returns Home To GracelandMost Significant Elvis Musical Artifact Returns Home To Graceland
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2017

One of the most significant pieces of Elvis Presley's musical history has returned to Graceland, 60 years after it was first purchased by Elvis for the home in 1957 a white, baby grand piano with gold accents and a custom-made, gold, metal bench designed by Elvis with a white, leather cushion. For the first time since Graceland opened to the public in 1982, visitors to Graceland are now able to see this original piano, which was returned to the Music Room at Graceland this past weekend during Graceland's holiday concert events. Additional 1960s-era artifacts which are now on display in the Music Room include the original drapes and original gold couch, which was part of the room's d cor in 1964. (more...)

A SWINGIN' BIRDLAND CHRISTMAS and More Set for Week of Dec. 25 at BirdlandA SWINGIN' BIRDLAND CHRISTMAS and More Set for Week of Dec. 25 at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its schedule for December 25-December 31, 2017, featuring Klea Blackhurst, Jim Caruso & Billy Stritch In 'A Swingin' Birdland Christmas,' Christine Ebersole & Billy Stritch 'Snowfall,' The Birdland Big Band with Special Guest Vocalist Veronica Swift, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Monty Alexander, John Pizzarelli, Jim Caruso's Cast Party and More Set for January 2018 at BirdlandMonty Alexander, John Pizzarelli, Jim Caruso's Cast Party and More Set for January 2018 at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its January 2018 lineup, featuring An Evening with Monty Alexander - From Kingston to Harlem, Vijay Iyer Sextet, John Pizzarelli, Vincent Herring's The Story of Jazz: 100 Years, David Murray Infinity Quartet, La Tanya Hall and The Andy Milne Trio, Fleurine, Jim Caruso's Cast Party, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Little Steven Unwraps New Song for HolidaysLittle Steven Unwraps New Song for Holidays
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

Little Steven and the Disciples of Soul are celebrating the season with a very special holiday single. 'Merry Christmas (I Don't Want To Fight Tonight),' is out today, Friday, December 15th (more...)

Give the gift of NEW JERSEY THEATREGive the gift of NEW JERSEY THEATRE
by Marina Kennedy - Dec 14, 2017

The New Jersey theatre scene is in full swing with holiday productions and shows planned for the New Year. Give gift of the performing arts to your friends, colleagues and loved ones for the holidays. (more...)

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