Ella Fitzgerald News

 

Ella Fitzgerald News

Date of Birth: April 25, 1918
Date of Death: June 15, 1996 (78)
Birth Place: Newport News, VA, USA
Gender: Female
Vocalist Marilyn Maye to Grace Jazz at Lincoln Center's Appel RoomVocalist Marilyn Maye to Grace Jazz at Lincoln Center's Appel Room
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

Iconic entertainer Marilyn Maye, accompanied by The Tedd Firth Big Band, will perform in The Appel Room at Jazz at Lincoln Center on October 27-28 at 7pm and 9:30pm. Maye is one of the remaining geniuses from the golden age of show business, and offers an American Songbook experience like none other. (more...)

Rachel Tucker, Brittain Ashford, WEST SIDE STORY 60th Anniversary Celebration and More Coming Up This Month at Feinstein's/54 BelowRachel Tucker, Brittain Ashford, WEST SIDE STORY 60th Anniversary Celebration and More Coming Up This Month at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Next week, Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond, including Rachel Tucker, a West Side Story 60th Anniversary Celebration, Julia Mattison Is Ruby Manger, Gloria Reuben, Brittain Ashford and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

12-Year-Old Singing Ventriloquist Crowned Winner of AMERICA'S GOT TALENT12-Year-Old Singing Ventriloquist Crowned Winner of AMERICA'S GOT TALENT
by TV News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

The votes are in and America has crowned 12-year-old singing ventriloquist Darci Lynne Farmer from Oklahoma City, Okla., as the season 12 winner of the most-watched season in the 12-year history of summer's #1 show, NBC's AMERICA'S GOT TALENT. (more...)

Langston Hughes Play ARE YOU NOW OR HOW YOU EVER BEEN... Opens at MetroStageLangston Hughes Play ARE YOU NOW OR HOW YOU EVER BEEN... Opens at MetroStage
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Producing Artistic Director Carolyn Griffin is pleased to announce that the play Are You Now or Have You Ever Been , a play written and conceived by Carlyle Brown and directed by MetroStage Artistic Associate Thomas W. Jones II with original music by William Knowles, will be in performance Oct. 5-Nov. 5 at MetroStage. (more...)

British Singer-Songwriter Julia Fordham to Return to Feinstein's at the NikkoBritish Singer-Songwriter Julia Fordham to Return to Feinstein's at the Nikko
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Following two previous sold-out engagements, British singer-songwriter Julia Fordham returns to Feinstein's at the Nikko for two performances only Friday, October 13 (8 p.m.) and Saturday, October 14 (8 p.m.). (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...)

HIP HOP NUTCRACKER to Bring Twist on Tchaikovsky Classic to the Fox; Tickets on Sale Friday!HIP HOP NUTCRACKER to Bring Twist on Tchaikovsky Classic to the Fox; Tickets on Sale Friday!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

The Hip Hop Nutcracker (www.hiphopnutcracker.com), a contemporary dance spectacle set to Tchaikovsky's timeless music, hits the road this holiday season to 28 U.S. cities. (more...)

CDI to Present THE CHICAGO PROJECT as Part of Chicago Architecture BiennialCDI to Present THE CHICAGO PROJECT as Part of Chicago Architecture Biennial
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

CDI/Concert Dance Inc. (CDI) presents the world premiere of The Chicago Project: Future Present at the Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn, on Friday, September 22 at 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Stax Country Unearths Rare and Unreleased Tracks Out 10/20Stax Country Unearths Rare and Unreleased Tracks Out 10/20
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Craft Recordings, the catalog division of Concord Music Group, is pleased to announce the forthcoming release of Stax Country, a collection of rare and unreleased country songs, recorded in the early-mid 1970s for the Memphis label. (more...)

One Night Only Performance Announced at Flat Rock Playhouse!One Night Only Performance Announced at Flat Rock Playhouse!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

In May of 2016, audiences at Flat Rock Playhouse were enamored by the boundless ball of energy that played the role of Jerry Lee Lewis in the season's smash hit, Million Dollar Quartet. Described locally and nationally as the one standout star , the man that steals the show again and again with his antics and musical outrageousness... or spark of genius , and the acrobat, pianist of incomparable skill and singing actor who lights up the house to steal the show, Nat Zegree has become a household name for Flat Rock Playhouse fans over the last year and a half. Back again, this time in a more classical light, to take on the role of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in the upcoming play, Amadeus, Nat continues to astound Playhouse patrons with his musical prowess and contagious spirit; so much so, that additional plans have been made for an extra One Nat Only performance at the end of this month. (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...)

Emmy Nominee Polly Draper and More to Star in 20TH CENTURY BLUES Off-BroadwayEmmy Nominee Polly Draper and More to Star in 20TH CENTURY BLUES Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Producer Lida Orzeck and Executive Producer Eva Price have announced the cast of the New York premiere of the new play, 20TH CENTURY BLUES, from Susan Smith Blackburn Prize-winner and two-time OBIE Award-winning playwright Susan Miller (MY LEFT BREAST). (more...)

Dee Dee Bridgewater to Receive ASCAP Foundation Champion AwardDee Dee Bridgewater to Receive ASCAP Foundation Champion Award
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

The ASCAP Foundation announces that Grammy- and Tony Award-winning jazz legend Dee Dee Bridgewater will be honored with The ASCAP Foundation Champion Award at The ASCAP Foundation Honors Celebration on Thursday, December 14. The annual, invitation-only event takes place at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City. (more...)

Are You In or Are You Out? Tickets on Sale for CRUEL INTENTIONS: THE MUSICALAre You In or Are You Out? Tickets on Sale for CRUEL INTENTIONS: THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

As previously announced, following two sold-out runs in Los Angeles and a sold-out pop-up engagement in NYC, Cruel Intentions: The Musical, the stage adaptation of Roger Kumble's 1999 cult hit film, created by Jordan Ross, Lindsey Rosin and Roger Kumble, will return to New York for a limited engagement at (le) Poisson Rouge (158 Bleecker Street) beginning Friday, November 17, 2017. (more...)

Bickford Theatre Announces 2017-2018 SeasonBickford Theatre Announces 2017-2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

The Bickford Theatre has announced their 2017-18 season which includes a blend of jazz, bluegrass, classical, pop and a trio of live theater offerings. Subscription packages for the Main Stage productions are available and seats for most of this season's shows are reserved. Tickets are available online at www.morrismuseum.org or by phone at 973-971-3706. Food trucks which proved extremely popular over the summer will be offered for the concerts in September and October so make plans to tailgate while the weather is still nice. (more...)

Cole Escola, Ute Lemper, Justin Sayre and More Coming Up This Month at Joe's PubCole Escola, Ute Lemper, Justin Sayre and More Coming Up This Month at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Joe's Pub at the Public has announced its nightly performances, tomorrow, September 13, through September 24. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Barbara Hannigan, Joshua Bell and More Set for November at The Royal Conservatory of MusicBarbara Hannigan, Joshua Bell and More Set for November at The Royal Conservatory of Music
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

The Royal Conservatory of Music has announced its November lineup. (more...)

Composers Toshi Reagon & Daniel Bernard Roumain to Headline 'BLACK CREATIVITY' at The Greene SpaceComposers Toshi Reagon & Daniel Bernard Roumain to Headline 'BLACK CREATIVITY' at The Greene Space
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

On Thursday, September 28 at 7pm, The Jerome L. Greene Performance Space at WNYC - in partnership with Apollo Theater - presents 'Black Creativity,' a special evening of conversation and performance with composers Toshi Reagon and Daniel Bernard Roumain. (more...)

TheaterWorks Opens 32nd Season with THE WOLVESTheaterWorks Opens 32nd Season with THE WOLVES
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

TheaterWorks (Rob Ruggiero, Producing Artistic Director) announced today that THE WOLVES by Sarah DeLappe will run October 5 through November 5, 2017 (please note date change). THE WOLVES is the 1st show of TheaterWorks 32nd Season, (more...)

 1  2  3  4 … 118