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Date Of Birth:
April 29, 1899
Date Of Death:
May 24, 1974 (75)
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Gender: Male
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Duke Ellington News

Date of Birth: April 29, 1899
Date of Death: May 24, 1974 (75)
Birth Place: Washington, DC, USA
Gender: Male
Fulton Theatre Announces the Robert Fulton AwardsFulton Theatre Announces the Robert Fulton Awards
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

The Fulton Theatre takes great pride in announcing our 2nd annual Robert Fulton Awards. Affectionately known as the Robbies, the awards showcase and honor the great talent that has performed on our stage during the 2016 / 2017 Season. Congratulations to all of our winners and thank you for being part of the magic! (more...)

Scott Alan, Ron Carter's Great Big Band and More Coming Up This Fall at BirdlandScott Alan, Ron Carter's Great Big Band and More Coming Up This Fall at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its schedule for October 2-October 8, featuring Ron Carter's Great Big Band, Scott Alan, Renee Manning and Earl McIntyre, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Jazz Composer Zoe Rahman to Visit Pyramid for Top Quality ShowJazz Composer Zoe Rahman to Visit Pyramid for Top Quality Show
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Jazz pianist and composer Zoe Rahman is to perform with the Inner City Ensemble at Warrington's Pyramid arts centre next month. (more...)

Brenda Braxton to Lead Industry Reading of NYMF Musical TRAV'LINBrenda Braxton to Lead Industry Reading of NYMF Musical TRAV'LIN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Trav'lin - The 1930s Harlem Musical comes home to New York City for an invite-only industry reading featuring Brenda Braxton, who starred in the sold-out debut production at the New York Musical Festival (NYMF) in 2010. (more...)

Matt Haimovitz and Christopher O'Riley to Celebrate TROIKA Release at National SawdustMatt Haimovitz and Christopher O'Riley to Celebrate TROIKA Release at National Sawdust
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Matt Haimovitz and Christopher O'Riley will celebrate the release of their new album TROIKA with a New York concert at National Sawdust on Saturday, November 11 at 7 p.m. (more...)

Fulton Theatre Opens LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORSFulton Theatre Opens LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2017

The nationally regarded Fulton Theatre is proud to present the psychedelic musical comedy Little Shop of Horrors, September 19 through October 15. Expect the unexpected as Little Shop of Horrors is presented to our audience in a brand new and exciting way. Remember whatever you do, DO NOT FEED THE PLANT! (more...)

Scott Alan, Santino Fontana, Lea DeLaria and More Set for Birdland This OctoberScott Alan, Santino Fontana, Lea DeLaria and More Set for Birdland This October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its October 2017 lineup, featuring Ron Carter's Great Big Band, Quartet and Golden Striker Trio, Lea DeLaria with Special Guests, Miss Coco Peru, Frank Perowsky Jazz Orchestra, Santino Fontana, Kurt Elling, Rolando Morales-Matos, Veronica Swift, Jim Caruso's Cast Party, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Pharoah Sanders and More Coming Up This Month at BirdlandPharoah Sanders and More Coming Up This Month at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup for September 25-October 1, featuring Pharoah Sanders, Marcello Pellitteri in A Benefit for the Veronica Pellitteri, Wayne Tucker and The Bad Motha's, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

The Music Institute of Chicago to Celebrate Ella Fitzgerald CentennialThe Music Institute of Chicago to Celebrate Ella Fitzgerald Centennial
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

The Music Institute of Chicago celebrates the 100th birthday of The First Lady of Song Ella Fitzgerald with a tribute concert Saturday, November 11 at 7:30 p.m. at Nichols Concert Hall, 1490 Chicago Ave., Evanston. (more...)

Harvey Granat and Will Friedwald to Showcase the Great American Songbook at 92Y This FallHarvey Granat and Will Friedwald to Showcase the Great American Songbook at 92Y This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Harvey Granat is a cabaret performer, Broadway producer and historian of the American popular song. Will Friedwald is a critic, music historian and author of eight books, including the upcoming The Great Jazz and Pop Vocal Albums (Pantheon Books, October 24). (more...)

Jazz at Lincoln Center with Wynton Marsalis Coming to Overture Hall This FallJazz at Lincoln Center with Wynton Marsalis Coming to Overture Hall This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra (JLCO) with Wynton Marsalis, 'the greatest large jazz ensemble working today' (Chicago Tribune) will perform in Overture Hall on Sat., Sept. 23 at 7:30 p.m. with Badger High School Jazz Ensemble of Lake Geneva performing as the opening act. The stop in Madison also offers somewhat of a homecoming for pianist Dan Nimmer, who grew up in Wisconsin. (more...)

 Jazz Quartet Comes to the Black Box 9/15 Jazz Quartet Comes to the Black Box 9/15
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

The Acme Jazz Quartet kicks off an exciting new season of live music at THE BLACK BOX, downtown Franklin's theater, music and event venue, on Friday, September 15 at 8 p.m. The Quartet features Kenny Hadley (drums), Mark White (guitar), Mark Poniatowski (bass) and Arnie Krakowsky (saxophone), four world-class musicians whose performance resumes include a long list of music royalty. A suburban hub for great music, THE BLACK BOX presents wide-ranging music entertainment, slated to include a Big Band Brunch, classical concert, cabaret performances, New England Artist Series events and more this fall. The home of the Franklin Performing Arts Company (FPAC), THE BLACK BOX is located at 15 West Central Street. (more...)

Coltrane Revisited, Jessica Molaskey and More Coming Up This Month at BirdlandColtrane Revisited, Jessica Molaskey and More Coming Up This Month at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup for September 18-September 24, featuring Coltrane Revisited with Eric Alexander, Jaleel Shaw, Steve Kuhn, Lonnie Plaxico, and Steve Smith, Gabrielle Stravelli, Jessica Molaskey, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Billy Porter, Renee Elise Goldsberry and Norm Lewis Set for Reading of SOMETHING TO LIVE FOR in NJBilly Porter, Renee Elise Goldsberry and Norm Lewis Set for Reading of SOMETHING TO LIVE FOR in NJ
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Midtown Direct Rep (MDR) launches its 2017-18 reading series, Theater at The Woodland, with a free presentation of SOMETHING TO LIVE FOR, a new play with music, written by Rob Zellers, directed by Billy Porter, with music supervision by Zane Mark and musical direction by Darryl Ivey.  (more...)

Sketch Comedy, Indie Music and Dance Come to Symphony Space in OctoberSketch Comedy, Indie Music and Dance Come to Symphony Space in October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

The acclaimed Upper West Side institution provides a reliable boredom-busting venue for eclectic, all-ages live experiences; the 2017-18 season launches on October 7. (more...)

Omar Sosa Quarteto Afrocubano to Play Two Shows at Music Hall's Jazz CafeOmar Sosa Quarteto Afrocubano to Play Two Shows at Music Hall's Jazz Cafe
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Omar Sosa returns to Jazz Cafe for 2 blistering sets of his trademark blend of African-Cuban Latin Jazz, Funk and Futurism, with his incendiary, Omar Sosa Quarteto Afrocubano, Wednesday, October 11 for two shows at 8 and 10 PM. (more...)

Significant Elvis Presley Musical Artifact Returns Home to GracelandSignificant Elvis Presley Musical Artifact Returns Home to Graceland
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Elvis Presley's Graceland has announced the acquisition of one of the most significant pieces of Elvis' musical history, which will be returned to Graceland 60 years after it was first purchased by Elvis for the home in 1957 – a white, baby grand piano with gold accents and a custom-made, gold, metal bench designed by Elvis with a white, leather cushion. (more...)

Douglas Turner Ward's #LegacyLeaders Video Slates Screening Tour to Celebrate Negro Ensemble CompanyDouglas Turner Ward's #LegacyLeaders Video Slates Screening Tour to Celebrate Negro Ensemble Company
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

Theatre Communications Group (TCG) and Project1VOICE (P1V) have announced a screening series tour for the #LegacyLeaders video of Douglas Turner Ward coming to three cities this fall. (more...)

Works by Gustavo Ramirez Sansano, Twyla Tharp and More Set for Alvin Ailey's City Center SeasonWorks by Gustavo Ramirez Sansano, Twyla Tharp and More Set for Alvin Ailey's City Center Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, New York City Center's Principal Dance Company, returns to the theater's stage from November 29th - December 31st, 2017. Artistic Director Robert Battle leads Ailey's 32 extraordinary dancers during this annual five-week engagement, which has become a joyous holiday tradition. (more...)

Melissa Aldana and More Coming Up This Month at BirdlandMelissa Aldana and More Coming Up This Month at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2017

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup for September 11-September 17, featuring Melissa Aldana, Arturo O'Farrill, David DeJesus, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

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