Keyboardist David Garfield Breaks 'Outside The Box'Keyboardist David Garfield Breaks 'Outside The Box'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2018

Veteran keyboardist David Garfield entered the year with a single in the Billboard Top 10 (“Go Home”) before announcing the details of his ambitious recording project, “Outside the Box.” The multidisc, multi-genre series of albums trickling out over a multi-year span features high-wattage assemblages of Grammy winners, legends, hit-makers and prominent musicians including members of the Zac Brown Band, Steely Dan, Tom Petty's Heartbreakers, The Doors, Chicago, Toto, Tower of Power and The Meters. (more...)

Keyboardist David Garfield is Joined by George Benson and David Sanborn On Upcoming Single STAYKeyboardist David Garfield is Joined by George Benson and David Sanborn On Upcoming Single STAY
by TV News Desk - May 24, 2018

When asked how he got Grammy-winning legends George Benson and David Sanborn to perform on his new single, “Stay,” keyboardist David Garfield responds dryly with a gleeful grin, “You ask them.” The third single from Garfield's forthcoming “Jammin' Outside the Box” album is a remake of the Rufus classic featuring the vintage R&B-funk band's former drummerMoon Calhoun singing lead on the song he wrote with Chaka Khan. “Stay” goes for radio adds on June 11 and drops digitally fromCreatchy Records on June 15.     (more...)

Jazz/R&B Keyboardist David Garfield Hits the Country ChartsJazz/R&B Keyboardist David Garfield Hits the Country Charts
by TV News Desk - Apr 5, 2018

There is no telling where your career will take you when it spans five decades, but jazz/R&B keyboardist David Garfield never imagined that he'd hit the country charts let alone for a song that he wrote with Motown icon Smokey Robinson. “I Lied,” the power pop ballad that they penned, has reached No. 60 on the Music Row singles chart and gained New & Active status on the Billboard Indicator chart. The accompanying video for the track featuring vocalist J. Paris has been added to the playlist at the Heartland Network, “the beating pulse of country music for the nation” reaching over 22 million households.   (more...)

Keyboardist David Garfield Releases The First Volume of His OUTSIDE THE BOX Series 3/23Keyboardist David Garfield Releases The First Volume of His OUTSIDE THE BOX Series 3/23
by TV News Desk - Mar 1, 2018

Keyboardist David Garfield was nineteen when he got his start playing alongside influential bebop jazz trumpeterFreddie Hubbard. But opportunities came quickly for him in contemporary jazz as well as in R&B and pop, which guided the direction of his now five-decade career away from his roots. Straight-ahead jazz has remained in his core and he's longed to return “home” thus to launch his prolific multi-volume, multi-genre “Outside the Box” collection, Garfield will drop his first straight-ahead jazz album, “Jazz Outside the Box,” on March 23via his Creatchy Records label.    (more...)

Inside Outsider David Garfield Seizes the Opportunity to Create OUTSIDE THE BOXInside Outsider David Garfield Seizes the Opportunity to Create OUTSIDE THE BOX
by TV News Desk - Feb 15, 2018

Four decades into an accomplished career that has seen him record and tour with many of the brightest stars in the contemporary jazz, R&B and pop galaxies as well as front his own bands and solo albums, keyboardist-songwriter-producer-arranger David Garfield still feels like an outsider. (more...)

David Garfield and Karizma to Perform at 20th Carlos Vega Memorial ConcertDavid Garfield and Karizma to Perform at 20th Carlos Vega Memorial Concert
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2017

Renowned L.A. jazz keyboardist/musician David Garfield and SoCal fusion legends Karizma perform at the 20th (and Final) Carlos Vega Memorial Concert, Sunday, December 10 at Alva's Showroom, 1417 W. 8th St. Showtime: 4:00 pm. Tickets: $40., availablehere. Info: (310) 833-7538 or visit https://alvasshowroom.com/event/20th-annual-carlos-vega-memorial-birthday-concert/. (more...)

David Garfield & Karizma Perform at Carlos Vega 20th Memorial ConcertDavid Garfield & Karizma Perform at Carlos Vega 20th Memorial Concert
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2017

Renowned L.A. jazz keyboardist/musician David Garfield and SoCal fusion legends Karizma perform at the 20th (and Final) Carlos Vega Memorial Concert, Sunday, December 10 at Alva's Showroom, 1417 W. 8th St. Showtime: 4:00 pm. Tickets: $40. (more...)

Drum Legend Simon Phillips to Release 'Protocol 4' TodayDrum Legend Simon Phillips to Release 'Protocol 4' Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2017

Drum legend & producer extraordinaire Simon Phillips will be releasing Protocol 4 on October 27th on Phantom Recordings, distributed by AMPED. Simon Phillips is by far one of the world's most renowned and respected drummers, whose style not only reflects his technical gift but also his distinct musical sensibility. (more...)

Drum Legend Simon Phillips to Release 'Protocol 4' 10/27Drum Legend Simon Phillips to Release 'Protocol 4' 10/27
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2017

Drum legend & producer extraordinaire Simon Phillips will be releasing Protocol 4 on October 27th on Phantom Recordings, distributed by AMPED. Simon Phillips is by far one of the world's most renowned and respected drummers, whose style not only reflects his technical gift but also his distinct musical sensibility. (more...)

Famed L.A. Keyboardist David Garfield Releases New Single 'Go Home'Famed L.A. Keyboardist David Garfield Releases New Single 'Go Home'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Keeping the spirit of Old School R&B fresh and alive for new generations of listeners, David Garfield has a longstanding tradition of creating dynamic, freewheeling re-iimaginings of songs by legendary soul artists both live and in the studio. (more...)

Famed L.A. Keyboardist David Garfield Releases New Single 'Go Home,' at Catalina Jazz ClubFamed L.A. Keyboardist David Garfield Releases New Single 'Go Home,' at Catalina Jazz Club
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Keeping the spirit of Old School R&B fresh and alive for new generations of listeners, David Garfield has a longstanding tradition of creating dynamic, freewheeling re-iimaginings of songs by legendary soul artists both live and in the studio. (more...)

Famed L.A. Keyboardist David Garfield Releases New Single 'Go Home,' at Catalina Jazz Club
by - Sep 12, 2017

Keeping the spirit of Old School R&B fresh and alive for new generations of listeners, David Garfield has a longstanding tradition of creating dynamic, freewheeling re-iimaginings of songs by legendary soul artists both live and in the studio. (more...)

BWW Preview: CVRep Presents a Robust Series of Summer Offerings.
by Audrey Liebross - Jun 23, 2017

Coachella Valley Repertory (CVRep) has a robust summer season planned, which is already in progress. Its offerings consist of plays, cabaret, jazz, and classical music. This weekend, Perry Ojeda, who played Gabey in the 1998 Broadway Revival of ON THE TOWN, will perform in concert. Mr. Ojeda will sing the songs of Betty Comden and Adolph Green. (more...)

Photo Flash: York Theatre's ROTHSCHILD & SONS Meets Original Broadway, Revival Casts
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2015

Original cast members from the 1970 Broadway production of THE ROTHSCHILDS gathered together to visit the York Theatre Company's current production of ROTHSCHILD & SONS, an intimate one-act reimagining of the nine-time Tony-nominated musical with music by Jerry Bock, lyrics by Sheldon Harnick and book by Sherman Yellen, presented in association with Arnold Mittelman and the National Jewish Theater Foundation. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

Photo Flash: Cancer, Coffins, Death and Doublewides Combine For Big Laughs in 'The Big Woop'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2013

James Hardy, who served as a producer on more than forty Bob Hope television specials (including the iconic USO shows) offered patrons a unique staged reading experienced of a new production entitled, "The Big Woop." (more...)

Jazz Recording Artist, Nicolas Bearde, Releases 'Spirited' 4th Album, 'Visions,' on the Right Groove Record Imprint
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2013

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Kevin Crabb Celebrates the Release of Waltz For Dylan 8/30
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2011

The Kevin Crabb Quintet will perform songs from his new CD as it's official release party at Typhoon Aug. 30th at 8P with John Beasley on Piano, Edwin Livingston on Bass, Kim Richmond on Alto/Soprano Sax, Brian Swartz on Trumpet and Kevin on Drums. (more...)

Kevin Crabb Celebrates the Release of Waltz For Dylan 8/30
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2011

The Kevin Crabb Quintet will perform songs from his new CD as it's official release party at Typhoon Aug. 30th at 8P with John Beasley on Piano, Edwin Livingston on Bass, Kim Richmond on Alto/Soprano Sax, Brian Swartz on Trumpet and Kevin on Drums. (more...)

Baldwin, Gaines et al. Join Rivera, Prince at Jerry Bock Celebration, 1/24
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2011

As BroadwayWorld has previously reported, the life of legendary Broadway composer Jerry Bock will be celebrated Monday January 24th at Roundabout's American Airlines Theater (227 West 42nd Street) at 2:30pm. The celebration is open to the public, on a first-come, first-served basis. Doors will open at 2pm. The latest list of performers scheduled to appear are Kate Baldwin, Brigid Brady, Susan Cella, Barbara Cook, Harvey Fierstein, Boyd Gaines, Roundabout's Todd Haimes, Bock's longtime collaborator Sheldon Harnick, Hal Linden (and his original Rothschilds' 'sons:' David Garfield, Alan Gruet, Paul Hecht, Tim Jerome and Chris Sarandon), Joe Masteroff, Howard McGillin, Brad Oscar, producer Stuart Ostrow, Austin Pendleton, Lonny Price, Harold Prince, Chita Rivera, Bock's longtime friend and attorney Richard M. Ticktin, Rachel Ulanet, Tony Walton, Sherman Yellen and Bock's daughter Portia, among others. Michael Montel will stage the event. (more...)