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Date Of Birth:
August 21, 1904
Date Of Death:
April 26, 1984 (79)
Birth Place:
Red Bank, NJ, USA
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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
A Midsummer Night's Jazz Party Comes to the Bickford TheatreA Midsummer Night's Jazz Party Comes to the Bickford Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2018

Dan Levinson's Midsummer Night's Jazz Party returns to the Bickford Theatre as part of Summer JazzFest for one night only on Thursday, August 2 at 7:30 pm. For his annual appearance at the popular festival, Levinson dispenses with music scores and stands for a jam session in the tradition of the legendary jazz clubs of the forties and fifties such as Eddie Condon's and Nick's. Joining the popular clarinetist will be Jon-Erik Kellso on trumpet, Harvey Tibbs on trombone, Mark Shane on piano, Rob Adkins on bass, and Paul Wells on drums. And as customary, the concert will be preceded by a food truck picnic. (more...)

Wynonna, Neil Sedaka, Brian Stokes Mitchell and More Come to Arizona MusicfestWynonna, Neil Sedaka, Brian Stokes Mitchell and More Come to Arizona Musicfest
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2018

The 28th annual Arizona Musicfest festival season brings a diverse lineup of exceptional artists to Valley audiences from country superstar Wynonna Judd to legendary music icon Neil Sedaka. Arizona Musicfest's 2018-19 Festival Season includes 27 performances from November 2 through March 15. (more...)

Giffords Lane To Play Tavern Terrace Concert SeriesGiffords Lane To Play Tavern Terrace Concert Series
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2018

???????Join Corner House BBQ and The Flagship Brewery for the Tavern Terrace Concert Series at Staten Island's biggest backyard summer celebration every Saturday to raise funds for the internationally-acclaimed acoustic music performance space, the J. Guyon Tavern! Free admission! Donations appreciated! NO Outside Food or Beverages permitted at the picnic tables. Table reservations accepted. (more...)

BWW TV: Jim Caruso Gives Backstage Peek of the New Birdland TheaterBWW TV: Jim Caruso Gives Backstage Peek of the New Birdland Theater
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 18, 2018

Over the past two weeks, the brand new Birdland Theater has been the place for some very special #friendsandfamily concerts, to prepare for this opening week, starring Lucie Arnaz. The space has a new stage, new sound and lights, new kitchen, new menu and a few new staffers, but the nine unadvertised shows went without a hitch. Below, watch as Birdland's very own Jim Caruso gives BroadwayWorld a behind the scenes look at the new space! (more...)

Sydney Symphony Orchestra announces 2019 SeasonSydney Symphony Orchestra announces 2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2018

The Sydney Symphony Orchestra today announces its 2019 Season, the first developed under the joint leadership of Chief Conductor and Artistic Director, David Robertson, and newly appointed Chief Executive Officer, Emma Dunch. (more...)

Joan Baez Extends 'Fare Thee Well...Tour 2018' Into 2019Joan Baez Extends 'Fare Thee Well...Tour 2018' Into 2019
by TV News Desk - Jul 17, 2018

Due to popular demand, Joan Baez will extend her extensive 2018 tour into 2019 including stops at D.C.'s Warner Theatre, Northampton's John M. Greene Hall, Knoxville's Tennessee Theatre, Austin's Paramount Theatre and more. See below for complete tour details and on sale dates. Tickets are available for purchase atwww.joanbaez.com/tour. (more...)

Kaufman Music Center Announces 2018/2019 Season At Merkin HallKaufman Music Center Announces 2018/2019 Season At Merkin Hall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2018

???????The new classical series Only at Merkin with Terrance McKnight, featuring, among others, the world-renowned pianists Andre Watts and Ursula Oppens; the world premiere of a piano quintet by acclaimed new music composer Laura Kaminsky; and presentations by Academy and Grammy Awards winner Kristen Anderson-Lopez (Frozen); Emmy, Tony, Grammy and Academy Awards winner Bobby Lopez (Frozen); Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize winners Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey (Next to Normal); and 10-time Tony winner Maury Yeston (Titanic, Nine) are among the numerous highlights of the Kaufman Music Center's diverse 2018-19 season at Merkin Hall. (more...)

Birdland Announces August 2018 ScheduleBirdland Announces August 2018 Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2018

Birdland will kick-off their exciting month of programming with the following acts: (more...)

The Brian Setzer Orchestra Announces 15th Anniversary Christmas Rocks! TourThe Brian Setzer Orchestra Announces 15th Anniversary Christmas Rocks! Tour
by TV News Desk - Jul 16, 2018

Iconic guitarist, songwriter, vocalist and three-time Grammy-Award winner BRIAN SETZER and his 19-piece ORCHESTRA have announced the details for their 15th anniversary 'Christmas Rocks! Tour,' presented for the fourth consecutive year by SiriusXM. Hitting 25 cities, the annual holiday extravaganza will launch November 16 at the State Theatre in SETZER's adopted hometown of Minneapolis and wrap December 22 in Los Angeles at the Microsoft Theater (full itinerary below). Supporting the tour will be Lara Hope and the Ark-Tones. The public on sale date is Friday, July 20 at 10am local time, with the following presales: (more...)

Photo Flash: Broadway at Birdland Welcomes Sweden's 'Queen of Swing' Gunhild CarlingPhoto Flash: Broadway at Birdland Welcomes Sweden's 'Queen of Swing' Gunhild Carling
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2018

The Broadway at Birdland concert series was proud to once again present Gunhild Carling, known as Sweden's "Queen of Swing," on the Birdland stage on Monday, July 9. The Swedish musical sensation is an internationally acclaimed superstar whose one-woman show is a can't-miss event! Whether she's singing favorite jazz standards, playing one of many instruments (trumpet, trombone, harmonica, flute, recorder, or jazz bagpipe), Gunhild's sublime showmanship shines through. (more...)

Birdland Presents Max von Essen, the Birdland Big Band & More Week of July 23Birdland Presents Max von Essen, the Birdland Big Band & More Week of July 23
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2018

Birdland will kick-off their great week of programming with The Birdland Big Band, Memo Acevedo, Marilyn Maye with the Tedd Firth Trio, and more! (more...)

Local Youth & Arts Organizations To Paint 3rd Annual Community Mural In Red BankLocal Youth & Arts Organizations To Paint 3rd Annual Community Mural In Red Bank
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2018

Indie Street Film Festival, Detour Gallery and Two River Theater are proud to announce that they will partner for Red Bank's third annual Community Mural Project, which will take place the weekend of July 13-15. (more...)

THE BLACK BOX Announces Two 'Jazz in July' ConcertsTHE BLACK BOX Announces Two 'Jazz in July' Concerts
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2018

???????THE BLACK BOX third annual Summer Concert Series presents "Jazz in July," featuring Steven Kirby's "Illuminations" Project on Friday, July 20, followed by the Kenny Hadley Big Band on Friday, July 27. Both shows begin at 8 p.m. at the downtown Franklin theatre, music and event venue. (more...)

Birdland Presents the Tommy Igoe Sextet and More Week of July 16Birdland Presents the Tommy Igoe Sextet and More Week of July 16
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2018

Birdland will kick-off their great week of programming with Tommy Igoe Sextet, Paul Marinaro with Shelia Jordan, Augie Haas, and more! (more...)

Theater Resources Unlimited Announces Next Writer-Producer Speed DateTheater Resources Unlimited Announces Next Writer-Producer Speed Date
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2018

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) announces a one-on-one networking event with commercial and indie producers, Writer-Producer Speed Date onJuly 15, 2018 with coaching sessions at 4:30pm and 5:30pm at Studios 353,353 W 48th St, NYC. (more...)

Birdland Presents the Django Festival Allstars and More Week of July 9Birdland Presents the Django Festival Allstars and More Week of July 9
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2018

Birdland will kick-off their great week of programming with Django Reinhardt NY Festival: Django Festival Allstars, Carol Sloane, Ronny Whyte, and more! (more...)

The Goo Goo Dolls Release Double Single BOXES (UK MIX) TodayThe Goo Goo Dolls Release Double Single BOXES (UK MIX) Today
by TV News Desk - Jun 29, 2018

Today, multi-platinum, four-time Grammy-nominated band Goo Goo Dolls release 'Boxes (UK Mix),' a double single with 2 UK remixes by Ash Howes for 'Boxes' and 'Use Me' via Warner Bros. Records. 'Boxes' originally appeared on the band's 2016 album, Boxes, and 'Use Me' comes from their 2017 5-song EP, You Should Be Happy. The two tracks are available now for purchase or streaming on all digital retailers HERE. (more...)

Birdland Presents Veronica Swift and More Week of July 2Birdland Presents Veronica Swift and More Week of July 2
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2018

Birdland will kick-off their great week of programming with Veronica Swift, David Damiani & The No Vacancy Orchestra, The Emmet Cohen Trio, and more! (more...)

New Jersey Symphony Orchestra Returns To Red BankNew Jersey Symphony Orchestra Returns To Red Bank
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2018

The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra (NJSO) will be returning to Marine Park on the banks of the Navesink River at 8 p.m. on Sunday, July 1 to perform Broadway hits and rousing opera overtures during the 2nd annual Sunday in the Park... with the Symphony. This event is free and open to the public. (more...)

Hot Jazz and Fabulous Food Featured At Bickford Summer JazzFestHot Jazz and Fabulous Food Featured At Bickford Summer JazzFest
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2018

The Bickford Theatre at the Morris Museum presents Danny Bacher and his All-Star Band in concert on Thursday, July 12, as part of the popular Summer JazzFest. The show, "Accentuate the Positive," draws on tunes from his soon-to-be-released "Still Happy" CD as well as his exciting salute to Louis Armstrong, Louis Jordan and Louis Prima from his best-selling debut CD. Danny will also premiere several new arrangements including a tribute to the great Johnny Mercer. The All-Stars will feature Harry Allen on tenor sax, Charlie Caranicas on trumpet, Allen Farnham on piano, Bill Moring on bass, and Alvester Garnett on drums. The food truck picnic begins at 5:30 and the concert at 7:30. (more...)

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