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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
Judy Carmichael Will Appear in Concert At Bay Street Theater in December Photo Judy Carmichael Will Appear in Concert At Bay Street Theater in December
by Stephi Wild - Oct 28, 2021

The evening marks Carmichael's first concert live at Bay Street Theater in two years, showcasing her signature blend of swinging music, sassy humor, and sultry vocals—think Fats Wallers meets Peggy Lee meets Paula Poundstone. Masks and proof of vaccination are required for entry.

Daniil Trifonov Will Play Brahms With New Jersey Symphony Orchestra Next Month Photo Daniil Trifonov Will Play Brahms With New Jersey Symphony Orchestra Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Oct 21, 2021

Grammy Award winner and Musical America 2019 Artist of the Year Daniil Trifonov performs Brahms' First Piano Concerto with the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Xian Zhang, November 4–7.

Segerstrom Center Announces Veterans Month Free Concert Series and Discount Tickets Photo Segerstrom Center Announces Veterans Month Free Concert Series and Discount Tickets
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 20, 2021

Segerstrom Center for the Arts celebrates National Veterans and Military Families Month this November with a series of free concerts outside on the Julianne and George Argyros Plaza designed with service members in mind. Each Sunday, gather family and friends then head to the Plaza for an afternoon of live music curated and emceed by Air Force veteran and radio personality, Bubba Jackson.

American Ballet Theatre's Pride Nights to Feature Lypsinka, Tommy Dorfman and More Photo American Ballet Theatre's Pride Nights to Feature Lypsinka, Tommy Dorfman and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 20, 2021

American Ballet Theatre’s Fall season at the David H. Koch Theater, October 20-31, will present its first-ever Pride Night celebrations, Wednesday evening, October 27 at 7:30 P.M. and Saturday evening, October 30 at 8:00 P.M., with a series of events honoring the LGBTQIA+ community and LGBT History Month. 

Austin's Premier Live Jazz Venue Parker Jazz Club Announces October Programming, Incl Photo Austin's Premier Live Jazz Venue Parker Jazz Club Announces October Programming, Including Roaring '20s Halloween Weekend
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 8, 2021

Austin’s premier live jazz venue Parker Jazz Club is excited to share its October calendar and upcoming programming for fall 2021. Highlights include the Marcos Varela Quartet on Oct. 12 during Parker Jazz Club’s Jazz Therapy Session, The Adderley School Presents Broadway & Jazz with Nat Adderley, Jr. on Oct. 17, and Dale Watson is scheduled to perform as one of the first guest in the club’s new Parker Jazz Orchestra Series on Oct. 27. 

Disney Princess: The Concert Tour Reschedules All 2021 Performances; 2022 Tour Dates  Photo Disney Princess: The Concert Tour Reschedules All 2021 Performances; 2022 Tour Dates Confirmed
by BWW Staff - Oct 5, 2021

Disney Princess - The Concert, the spin-off Disney sanctioned iteration of the popular cabaret series the Broadway Princess Party, has cancelled all upcoming performances through the end of 2021. The show was set to launch a tour in Macon, GA next month.

Colorado Jazz Repertory Orchestra Presents 'The Music You've Been Missing!' Concert T Photo Colorado Jazz Repertory Orchestra Presents 'The Music You've Been Missing!' Concert This Month
by Stephi Wild - Oct 5, 2021

The Colorado Jazz Repertory Orchestra's (CJRO) returns to the Arvada Center Main Stage Theatre for an evening of classic jazz tunes that will delight its listeners. Enjoy familiar melodies including “All of Me,” “Caravan,” and “I Didn't Know What Time it Was,” and some new classics as well.

Arturo O'Farrill and the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra Lead First of Five Free Events Op Photo Arturo O'Farrill and the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra Lead First of Five Free Events Opening the Soraya 2021-22 Season! 
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 4, 2021

The Soraya celebrates both its 10th Anniversary and Opening Night of the 2021-22 Season with a free performance—Grammy Award winner Arturo O'Farrill and the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra performing his cross-border collaboration Fandango at the Wall.  

L.O.L. SURPRISE! LIVE Expands National Tour & Adds New 2022 Dates Photo L.O.L. SURPRISE! LIVE Expands National Tour & Adds New 2022 Dates
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 28, 2021

L.O.L. Surprise! fans in over 50 cities will finally be able to rock out in real life when the all-new hologram concert tour crisscrosses the United States beginning March 5, 2022 in Thousand Oaks, California.

The Philly POPS Streams Its First-Ever Subscription Series Performanceâ€"Sinatra: A M Photo The Philly POPS Streams Its First-Ever Subscription Series Performanceâ€"Sinatra: A Man and His Music
by Stephi Wild - Sep 25, 2021

Starting Monday, September 27, POPS fans will be able to watch a streamed performance of the show, presented by Rothman Orthopaedics, on The Philly POPS’ YouTube Channel and 6abc’s streaming apps.

Down for the Count Swing Orchestra Returns to Theatre Royal Winchester in October Photo Down for the Count Swing Orchestra Returns to Theatre Royal Winchester in October
by Stephi Wild - Sep 24, 2021

The mini big band, Down for the Count Swing Orchestra, return to Theatre Royal Winchester on Saturday 9 October with their new show - Legends of Swing. 

BEAUTIFUL â€" THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL is Coming to The State Theatre November 2021 Photo BEAUTIFUL â€" THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL is Coming to The State Theatre November 2021
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 14, 2021

The State Theatre will welcome the touring company of BEAUTIFUL – The Carole King Musical on Sunday, November 21st! Show time is 7:00PM. Show time is 7:30PM. Tickets range from $59 - $69 and are on sale now!

Ronnie Marmo Brings His Hit Solo Play To The Vogel/Basie Center Next Month Photo Ronnie Marmo Brings His Hit Solo Play To The Vogel/Basie Center Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Sep 14, 2021

Written by and starring New Jersey native (Woodbridge) RONNIE MARMO and directed by Tony Award winner JOE MANTEGNA (star of TV's CRIMINAL MINDS), the funny, powerful, provocative and moving portrait of the Legendary Lenny Bruce recently played to SRO audiences in Chicago, Off Broadway and Los Angeles among other cities. 

Morristown Jazz & Blues Festival To Take Place This Weekend Photo Morristown Jazz & Blues Festival To Take Place This Weekend
by Stephi Wild - Sep 13, 2021

The annual Morristown Jazz & Blues Festival returns to the Green on Saturday, September 18, from noon until 10:00 p.m. Canceled because of the pandemic in 2020, this year's free concert pays tribute to one of its founders Linda Kiger Smith and Mike Fabrizio, a longtime member of the festival committee, both of whom passed away in June.

National Tour of BEAUTIFUL â€" THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL Returns in November Photo National Tour of BEAUTIFUL â€" THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL Returns in November
by Stephi Wild - Sep 8, 2021

The production will hold technical rehearsals and performances at Chicago's CIBC Theatre (November 2-7, 2021) before embarking on its 2021-22 North American Touring season. Casting will be announced later.

Hyuna Park Trio, Ben Paterson Quartet and More Announced at Birdland Jazz in Septemb Photo Hyuna Park Trio, Ben Paterson Quartet and More Announced at Birdland Jazz in September
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 3, 2021

Birdland Jazz Club and Birdland Theater has announced its upcoming jazz programming, running September 6 through September 19.

Yehezkel Lazarov, Maite Uzal and More to Star in FIDDLER ON THE ROOF North American T Photo Yehezkel Lazarov, Maite Uzal and More to Star in FIDDLER ON THE ROOF North American Tour
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 31, 2021

Following an 18-month hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Israeli theatre and film star Yehezkel Lazarov, will lead the show’s triumphant return as Tevye in the Fiddler on the Roof North American Tour.  Full casting and upcoming tour dates have also been announced. 

Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company Announces 2021-2022 Season Photo Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company Announces 2021-2022 Season
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 30, 2021

The Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company, a renowned international touring dance company led by Chinese American choreographer Nai-Ni Chen, announces an exciting 2021-2022 season.

30 New Jersey Theatres Announce Proof of Vaccination Policy and Opening Right Campaig Photo 30 New Jersey Theatres Announce Proof of Vaccination Policy and Opening Right Campaign
by Stephi Wild - Aug 27, 2021

All 40 members of the New Jersey Theatre Alliance as well as several of the state's presenting venues  have taken the Opening Night, Opening Right pledge to follow the most current medical advice, meeting or exceeding all local and national safety guidelines.

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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