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The Royal Conservatory of Music Announces November and December Updates Photo The Royal Conservatory of Music Announces November and December Updates
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2020

Under current Government of Ontario regulations for performing arts venues, The Royal Conservatory is unable to have audiences in their venues until November 21st, at the earliest. However, they remain committed to bringing extraordinary music and will continue to present online concert livestreams.

Giant Step Arts WALK WITH THE WIND Concert Series Continues In Central Park Photo Giant Step Arts WALK WITH THE WIND Concert Series Continues In Central Park
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2020

a??a??a??a??a??a??a??When the pandemic hit, Jimmy and Dena Katz, creators of Giant Step Arts, the groundbreaking, artist-focused non-profit dedicated to supporting visionary jazz musicians as they create adventurous new music, realized that it would be a while before they could continue their work commissioning, showcasing and recording music by some of modern jazz's most innovative artists.

Giant Step Arts Honors Legacy of John Lewis With Free Series In Central Park Photo Giant Step Arts Honors Legacy of John Lewis With Free Series In Central Park
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2020

Groundbreaking artist-focused non-profit Giant Step Arts creates Walk With The Wind a?" a free series of performances in Central Park honoring the legacy of U.S. Representative and civil rights leader John Lewis.

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.

Rodrigo y Gabriela Announce New Double Live Album; Share Live Version Of Pink Floyd's Photo Rodrigo y Gabriela Announce New Double Live Album; Share Live Version Of Pink Floyd's 'Echoes'
by TV News Desk - Jul 23, 2020

GRAMMY®-Award-winning guitar virtuosos Rodrigo y Gabriela have announced the upcoming release of METTAVOLUTION LIVE, an all-new double album recorded during last year's METTAVOLUTION World Tour.

The Royal Conservatory Of Music's 2020-21 Concert Season Announced Photo The Royal Conservatory Of Music's 2020-21 Concert Season Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2020

Dr. Peter Simon, Michael and Sonja Koerner President & CEO of The Royal Conservatory of Music, Mervon Mehta, Executive Director of Performing Arts, and James Anagnoson, Dean of The Glenn Gould School, today revealed details of the diverse concerts that will make up the 12th concert season at The Royal Conservatory of Music.

Smuin Dancers Jazz It Up In Brubeck Tribute TAKE FIVE For Hump Day Ballets Photo Smuin Dancers Jazz It Up In Brubeck Tribute TAKE FIVE For Hump Day Ballets
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2020

Smuin Contemporary Ballet announces choreographer/former Smuin dancer Rex Wheeler's exuberant Take Five as the next installment of its Hump Day Ballets series, which aims to brighten mid-week spirits with free video streaming of a ballet from the company's archives.

Sharon Isbin Will Release Two New Recordings Photo Sharon Isbin Will Release Two New Recordings
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2020

Multiple Grammy Award winner Sharon Isbin, who has been acclaimed for expanding the guitar repertoire with some of the finest new works of our time, has two new world premiere recordings of works written for her to be released on May 22, 2020 on ZOHO.

BWW Feature: Gianni Valenti And The Continuing Legacy of Birdland Photo BWW Feature: Gianni Valenti And The Continuing Legacy of Birdland
by Stephen Mosher - Mar 24, 2020

While all non-essential businesses have closed, Birdland owner Gianni Valenti has been hard at work, preparing for the inevitable day when the legendary Manhattan hotspot will reopen for the throng of fans who call Birdland home.

The Yardbird Suite Releases March Schedule Photo The Yardbird Suite Releases March Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2020

Edmonton's premiere jazz venue since 1957 presents a lineup of jazz music from local, national, and international musicians for MARCH 2020.

Irish Rep Announces LADY G Extension and Upcoming Performances Photo Irish Rep Announces LADY G Extension and Upcoming Performances
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2020

After a strong critical & audience response, Irish Repertory Theatre (Charlotte Moore, Artistic Director and Ciarán O'Reilly, Producing Director) announced today a one-week extension for Lady G: Plays and Whisperings of Lady Gregory. Lady G is written by Lady Augusta Gregory with additional material by Ciarán O'Reilly (Dublin Carol), and direction by O'Reilly. Originally set to close on March 22, 2020, Lady G will now play in the W. Scott McLucas Studio Theatre through March 29, 2020.

Cynthia Erivo, SCHOOL OF ROCK and More to Be a Part of HOLLYWOOD BOWL 2020 SUMMER SER Photo Cynthia Erivo, SCHOOL OF ROCK and More to Be a Part of HOLLYWOOD BOWL 2020 SUMMER SERIES
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2020

The Los Angeles Philharmonic has announced its 99th summer season at the Hollywood Bowl, showcasing a roster of world-class artists ranging from classical and pops to jazz, rock, and world music. The season features the return of legendary Bowl favorites, celebrated artists and conductors making their Bowl debuts, and the premieres of new LA Phil-commissioned works.

Paula Poundstone, Judy Collins, Brubeck Bros., And More Announced At Montalvo Photo Paula Poundstone, Judy Collins, Brubeck Bros., And More Announced At Montalvo
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2020

This May, Montalvo Arts Center presents a stellar lineup of headlines in music and comedy in its Carriage House Concert Series.

Lineup Announced for DC Jazzfest 2020 Photo Lineup Announced for DC Jazzfest 2020
by TV News Desk - Jan 30, 2020

The DC Jazz Festival ® (DC JazzFest), announced today its initial list of artists set to perform at the 16th annual event, DC JazzFest presented by Events DC, June 12-21, 2020 in Washington, DC. First round lineup includes: Joshua Redman, Kenny Garrett, Cyrus Chestnut, Lakecia Benjamin, Pedrito Martinez, Eubanks-Evans-Experience, Donald Harrison, Antonio Hart, T.K. Blue, Matt Wilson's Honey & Salt, Shabaka & The Ancestors, Warren Wolf, The Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra, Jamie Baum & Short Stories, Matthew Whitaker, Laurin Talese, The Washington Renaissance Orchestra, and many more domestic and international musicians yet to be announced. Additional special performances by the 2020 DCJazzPrix finalists, Centennial Tributes to jazz pioneers Charlie a?oeYardbirda?? Parker and Dave Brubeck, and the DC JazzFest finale (Sunday, June 21) with a performance by one of the greatest contemporary jazz artists of all time [soon to be announced].

Trenton Children's Chorus Celebrates Its 30th Anniversary Photo Trenton Children's Chorus Celebrates Its 30th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2020

The Trenton Children's Chorus (TCC) launched its 30th anniversary season with its 9th annual benefit, One Voice, on Friday, September 27 at Morven Museum & Garden. With nearly 250 attendees, the fundraiser raised over $135,000 to support Trenton Children's Chorus.

Igor Butman And The Moscow Jazz Orchestra Announced At Blue Note Photo Igor Butman And The Moscow Jazz Orchestra Announced At Blue Note
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2020

This coming January, world famous saxophone player, bandleader and producer Igor Butman will travel to the United States for a five-city tour of some of the country's most celebrated jazz institutions. 

La Música Romántica De Luto Por La Partida De Chamín Correa Photo La Música Romántica De Luto Por La Partida De Chamín Correa
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2020

La música romántica de México quedará sin el sonido único que con su magistral ejecución dio al requinto el músico mexicano Benjamín Correa Pérez de León, quien falleció la tarde de este martes.

The James Hunter Six Release New Album on Daptone Records Photo The James Hunter Six Release New Album on Daptone Records
by TV News Desk - Jan 13, 2020

Back in the spotlight with a sublime new rhythm and blues record, James Hunter follows up six critically acclaimed albums with his latest recording, Nick of Time, set for release on Brooklyn's renowned soul label Daptone Records. Nick of Time is a shining testament of how a master songsmith continually draws fresh water from a bottomless well. Recorded and produced by Bosco Mann, Nick of Time features one of today's foremost soul singers at the top of his game performing with musicians who've backed some of the biggest contemporary music stars including Daptone artists Sharon Jones and Charles Bradley. Nick of Time will be internationally released on March 6, 2020.

BWW Interview: Jimmy Carpenter Brings the Sax with SOUL DOCTOR Photo BWW Interview: Jimmy Carpenter Brings the Sax with SOUL DOCTOR
by Tory Gates - Jan 13, 2020

'To me, blues is the basis of all of it, rock and roll, soul, R&B, hip-hop, anything that's got should to it comes out of the blues.'

The JCCSF Announces New Arts & Ideas Events For 2020 Photo The JCCSF Announces New Arts & Ideas Events For 2020
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2020

The JCCSF welcomes the new year and the next decade with a collection of Arts & Ideas events for 2020, including the Bay area premier of a?oeLove Heals All Woundsa?? with Jon Boogz and Lil Buck, a special Mother's Day program with Alice Waters and Fanny Singer, and the return of Giants of Jazz on Film series with Mark Cantor.

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