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Count Basie

 
Count Basie Headshot
Date Of Birth:
August 21, 1904
Date Of Death:
April 26, 1984 (79)
Birth Place:
Red Bank, NJ, USA
 
Count Basie Headshot
Date of Birth: August 21, 1904
Date of Death: April 26, 1984 (79)

Birth Place: Red Bank, NJ, USA
Seth Parker Woods Releases New Single & Will Perform With Roderick George At The Harr Photo Seth Parker Woods Releases New Single & Will Perform With Roderick George At The Harris Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 17, 2023

On Thursday, April 20, 2023 at 6:00pm, the Joan W. and Irving B. Harris Theater in Chicago will present cellist Seth Parker Woods in his multimedia concert tour-de-force, Difficult Grace, part of their Mix at Six series.

Previews: NJ SYMPHONY ANNOUNCES 23-24 SEASON at NJ PAC Photo Previews: NJ SYMPHONY ANNOUNCES 23-24 SEASON at NJ PAC
by Peter Danish - Mar 10, 2023

NEWARK, NJ: January 27, 2023 - The New Jersey Symphony is thrilled to announce its 101st season highlighting Music Director Xian Zhang's ambitious vision to explore the musical heritage of the American orchestral works.

Rufus Wainwright to Release 'Folkocracy' Album in June Featuring David Byrne, Nicole  Photo Rufus Wainwright to Release 'Folkocracy' Album in June Featuring David Byrne, Nicole Scherzinger & More
by Michael Major - Mar 7, 2023

The 2x GRAMMY Award-nominated singer-songwriter will be joined by a spectacular collection of friends, family members, and other special guest artists that includes Brandi Carlile, John Legend, David Byrne, Sheryl Crow, Nicole Scherzinger, Chaka Khan, Andrew Bird, ANOHNI, Susanna Hoffs, Van Dyke Parks, Madison Cunningham, and many more. 

Jersey City Theater Center Hosts GLOBAL GALA, an Evening of Performing Arts and Cultu Photo Jersey City Theater Center Hosts GLOBAL GALA, an Evening of Performing Arts and Culture from Around the World
by Stephi Wild - Mar 7, 2023

Jersey City Theater Center celebrates 17 years of Jersey City Theater Center at the JCTC GLOBAL GALA, an evening of performing arts and culture with performing arts from around the world.

JazzMN Orchestra to Return To Chanhassen Dinner Theatres Photo JazzMN Orchestra to Return To Chanhassen Dinner Theatres
by Blair Ingenthron - Mar 5, 2023

JazzMN has performed to sold-out audiences across the Twin Cities and will welcome jazz lovers and novices alike to their 2023 3-concert series at Chanhassen Dinner Theatres (CDT).

The New Jersey Symphony Presents SYMPHONY STARS Photo The New Jersey Symphony Presents SYMPHONY STARS
by Stephi Wild - Feb 24, 2023

The New Jersey Symphony presents New Jersey Symphony Stars featuring five of the orchestra's resident musicians ‚Äď Eric Wyrick, Ha Young Jung, Chris Komer, Garth Greenup and Nayoung Baek led by Music Director Xian Zhang.

Seth Parker Woods to Release DIFFICULT GRACE in April - Single & Video Out Now Photo Seth Parker Woods to Release DIFFICULT GRACE in April - Single & Video Out Now
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 22, 2023

Grammy Award-nominated cellist Seth Parker Woods will release the world premiere recording of his multimedia concert tour-de-force, Difficult Grace in April

Colorado Jazz Repertory Orchestra Present COMPARED TO WHAT in March Photo Colorado Jazz Repertory Orchestra Present COMPARED TO WHAT in March
by Blair Ingenthron - Feb 19, 2023

The Colorado Jazz Repertory Orchestra's (CJRO) will return to the Arvada Center and Lone Tree Arts Center for two special nights of jazz and soul to celebrate the release of their latest recording Compared to What with Larry Braggs. Led by Colorado favorites Robert Johnson and Marion Powers, musical numbers include 'Mercy Mercy Me;' 'More Today Than Yesterday;' 'Fascinating Rhythm,' and of course, the title track 'Compared to What.'

MUSE/IQUE Presents 'Quincy At 90' at the Biltmore Bowl at the Biltmore Hotel Photo MUSE/IQUE Presents 'Quincy At 90' at the Biltmore Bowl at the Biltmore Hotel
by Stephi Wild - Feb 17, 2023

MUSE/IQUE honors Quincy Jones in performances entitled Quincy at 90: The Power to Produce Change, conducted by Artistic Director Rachael Worby, Thursday, March 2 and Friday, March 3 at the historic Biltmore Bowl at The Biltmore Hotel, 506 S. Grand Avenue, in downtown Los Angeles.  

Sarasota Orchestra Announces March 2023 Concert Lineup Photo Sarasota Orchestra Announces March 2023 Concert Lineup
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 16, 2023

This March, Sarasota Orchestra's Pops and Great Escapes series feature many different flavors of American music, from swing to hip hop and from DvoŇô√°k's ‚ÄúNew World‚ÄĚ to Copland's ‚ÄúSimple Gifts.‚ÄĚ

Ariana DeBose, Mykal Kilgore & More to be Featured in 2023 American Songbook Series a Photo Ariana DeBose, Mykal Kilgore & More to be Featured in 2023 American Songbook Series at Lincoln Center
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 15, 2023

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts has announced the newest American Songbook series. See who is performing, and how to purchase tickets!

Esteemed Jazz Pianist-Vocalist Champian Fulton To Release New Album 'Meet Me At Birdl Photo Esteemed Jazz Pianist-Vocalist Champian Fulton To Release New Album 'Meet Me At Birdland' This April
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 14, 2023

Swing pulses through New York-based jazz vocalist and pianist Champian Fulton's veins. Since her arrival on the scene in 2003, Fulton has been lauded for her poise and allure. A live Champian Fulton performance ensures a radiant ambiance pronounced by the multi-talent's clarion vocals and lush keys.

The Kingdom Choir Return with New Single & US Tour Dates Photo The Kingdom Choir Return with New Single & US Tour Dates
by Michael Major - Feb 3, 2023

Offering love, hope and inspiration, The Kingdom Choir make a timely return with their brand-new single 'Not Giving Up'. Founded in 1994 by Karen Gibson MBE (the Godmother of Gospel), The Kingdom Choir have continued to win hearts since their unforgettable performance at the 2018 Royal Wedding in front of a global televised audience.

Spend Valentine's Day At Dr. Phillips Center With Special Deals And More Photo Spend Valentine's Day At Dr. Phillips Center With Special Deals And More
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 2, 2023

Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts is celebrating Valentine's Day offering savings on select shows for gifting your loved one a memorable experience at the arts center.

Tori Amos Announces Summer US Tour Dates Photo Tori Amos Announces Summer US Tour Dates
by Michael Major - Jan 31, 2023

Tori Amos announced a US tour this summer to continue celebration of her highly acclaimed 2021 album, Ocean to Ocean. Following a sold-out World Tour throughout 2022, Tori will once again be performing with long-time collaborator bassist Jon Evans and renowned UK drummer Ash Soan, with special guest support to be announced.

New Jersey Symphony Announces 2023‚Ä"24 Season Photo New Jersey Symphony Announces 2023‚Ä"24 Season
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 27, 2023

The New Jersey Symphony has announced its 101st season highlighting Music Director Xian Zhang's ambitious vision to explore the musical heritage of the American orchestral works.

Winners Announced For The 2022 BroadwayWorld New Jersey Awards Photo Winners Announced For The 2022 BroadwayWorld New Jersey Awards
by BWW Awards - Jan 27, 2023

The winners have been announced for the 2022 BroadwayWorld New Jersey Awards, honoring the best in regional productions, touring shows, and more which had their first performance between October 1, 2021 through September 30, 2022.

New Found Glory Release New Acoustic Album 'Make The Most Of It' Photo New Found Glory Release New Acoustic Album 'Make The Most Of It'
by Michael Major - Jan 20, 2023

Previous singles ‚ÄúDream Born Again‚ÄĚ and ‚ÄúGet Me Home‚ÄĚ ‚Äď alongside seven live acoustic versions of fan favorites marks the bands 11th full length album release. Mixed by Mark Trombino (blink-182, Jimmy Eat World), Make The Most Of It is a rumination on what it means to grieve, to live, to approach every day with appreciation and fulfillment.

Celebrate The Music And Legacy Of Ray Charles With RAY ON MY MIND At MPAC Photo Celebrate The Music And Legacy Of Ray Charles With RAY ON MY MIND At MPAC
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 18, 2023

Enjoy a high-energy celebration of the music and life of Ray Charles as performed by Kenny Brawner when Ray on My Mind comes to Mayo Performing Arts Center on Sunday, February 19.

New World Symphony Presents I DREAM A WORLD: THE HARLEM RENAISSANCE IN EUROPE Photo New World Symphony Presents I DREAM A WORLD: THE HARLEM RENAISSANCE IN EUROPE
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 17, 2023

New World Symphony announces I Dream a World: The Harlem Renaissance in Europe. Taking place from February 3-15, 2023, this multi-disciplinary Festival builds on 2022's inaugural I Dream a World Festival and underlines New World Symphony's ongoing commitment to inclusive programming and representation of Black musicians and creatives.

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