Esperanza Spalding News

Ricochet Collective to Premiere Harrison David Rivers' ONLY YOU CAN PREVENT WILDFIRESRicochet Collective to Premiere Harrison David Rivers' ONLY YOU CAN PREVENT WILDFIRES
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

Ricochet Collective will present the World Premiere of Harrison David Rivers' ONLY YOU CAN PREVENT WILDFIRES, co-conceived and directed by Sherri Eden Barber, at Teatro Circulo (64 East 4th Street between 2nd Avenue and Bowery), October 7-28. (more...)

Esperanza Spalding & More Join Ed Sheeran For 'Give A Home' Global Concert EventEsperanza Spalding & More Join Ed Sheeran For 'Give A Home' Global Concert Event
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

Musical artists from around the world including GRAMMY Award winners Esperanza Spalding, Jesse & Joy and Moby have just joined an acclaimed line-up to perform exclusive and intimate shows on September 20, 2017 as part of the global concert series, Give a Home, presented by Amnesty International and Sofar Sounds. (more...)

Entry Deadline Set for 6th Annual Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition at NJPACEntry Deadline Set for 6th Annual Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition at NJPAC
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

For the sixth consecutive year, singers from around the world will compete online for a coveted spot in the Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition, a 21st century version of the amateur night at the Apollo Theater that helped launch the career of a gifted teenager from Newark, Sarah 'Sassy' Vaughan, more than 70 years ago. (more...)

New Ohio Theatre's 'Fridays on Ice' Series to Present The Ashe Collective's DECOLONIZING MY VAGINANew Ohio Theatre's 'Fridays on Ice' Series to Present The Ashe Collective's DECOLONIZING MY VAGINA
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

Fridays on Ice at New Ohio Theatre presents The Ashe Collective's Decolonizing My Vagina on Friday, August 4, 2017 at 10pm at the New Ohio Theatre. (more...)

Linda Lavin, Louis Hayes Quintet and More Coming Up at BirdlandLinda Lavin, Louis Hayes Quintet and More Coming Up at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup for July 24-July 30, featuring Louis Hayes Quintet, Joe Alterman Trio, Darin Brown Trio, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Producer, Composer & Arranger Quincy Jones Announces Qwest TVProducer, Composer & Arranger Quincy Jones Announces Qwest TV
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

Multi-Grammy winning producer, composer and arranger Quincy Jones, in collaboration with jazz impresario and television producer Reza Ackbaraly, has announced the formation of Qwest TV, the world's first subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) platform dedicated to jazz and jazz-inspired music forms. (more...)

Constantine Maroulis with Victoria Shaw, Karrin Allyson and More Coming Up at BirdlandConstantine Maroulis with Victoria Shaw, Karrin Allyson and More Coming Up at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2017

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup for July 17-July 23, featuring Karrin Allyson, Miggy Augmented Jazz Orchestra, Nestor Torres, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Music Works International Expands Team, Roster, and Global ReachMusic Works International Expands Team, Roster, and Global Reach
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Led by industry veteran Katherine McVicker, boutique agency Music Works International continues to add new artists, territories and staff while entering its third year as a leader in audience and artistic development. (more...)

Melissa Errico, Django Reinhardt NY Festival All Stars and More Coming Up Over July 4th at BirdlandMelissa Errico, Django Reinhardt NY Festival All Stars and More Coming Up Over July 4th at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup for July 3-July 9, featuring Django Reinhardt NY Festival All Stars with Special Guest Vocalist Veronica Swift, Sean Harkness & Will Galison, Alemay Fernandez Featuring Shawn Letts, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

NYO-USA, NYO2, and NYO-China Perform at Carnegie Hall on 7/20NYO-USA, NYO2, and NYO-China Perform at Carnegie Hall on 7/20
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

This July, three Carnegie Hall concerts showcase some of the finest young teen musicians from across the United States and abroad in performances presented over three consecutive nights in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage. (more...)

Melissa Errico, Karrin Allyson, Cast Party and More Coming Up at Birdland This JulyMelissa Errico, Karrin Allyson, Cast Party and More Coming Up at Birdland This July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its July 2017 lineup, featuring The Django Reinhardt NY Festival All Stars, Alicia Olatuja, Karrin Allyson, Louis Hayes Quintet, Joe Alterman Trio, Nestor Torres, Melissa Errico, Mark Winkler, Jim Caruso's Cast Party, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Gabrielle Stravelli to Play Two New York Engagements This SummerGabrielle Stravelli to Play Two New York Engagements This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

Gabrielle Stravelli - the celebrated pop/jazz vocalist and songwriter - will perform two special New York engagements this summer, riding a wave of rave reviews for her latest album Dream Ago.  (more...)

Carnegie Hall's Weill Music Institute Brings Together Brightest Young Musicians this JulyCarnegie Hall's Weill Music Institute Brings Together Brightest Young Musicians this July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

This July, Carnegie Hall brings together close to 200 of the best teen musicians from across the country for a month of exceptional music making as part of two exciting ensembles. The critically-acclaimed National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America (NYO-USA), now entering its fifth year, is comprised of 116 musicians, ages 16-19. NYO2, a new group launched in summer 2016 for younger players, ages 14-17, was created with a particular focus of attracting talented students from communities traditionally underserved or underrepresented in the classical music field. In total, the musicians of NYO-USA and NYO2 come from 40 US states, plus Puerto Rico. Both programs are free, ensuring that all promising young players can have the opportunity to take part in this unique community of musicians-learning from a world-class faculty, playing alongside talented peers, and performing with leading artists on the stages of some of the most prestigious concert halls in the world, including Carnegie Hall. (more...)

Surgeon General, Esperanza Spalding Sign on for Kennedy Center's 'Music and the Mind' SeriesSurgeon General, Esperanza Spalding Sign on for Kennedy Center's 'Music and the Mind' Series
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2017

The 19th Surgeon General of the United States, Dr. Vivek Murthy, joins National Institutes of Health Director Dr. Francis Collins, M.D., Ph.D. in a free discussion, 'The Future of Music and the Mind,' hosted by Kennedy Center Artistic Advisor at Large Renee Fleming on Saturday, June 3, at 3:30 p.m. as part of Sound Health: Music and the Mind. (more...)

Troy Roberts, Amanda McBroom and More Coming Up This June at BirdlandTroy Roberts, Amanda McBroom and More Coming Up This June at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup for June 5-June 11, featuring Troy Roberts, Amanda McBroom, Veronica Swift, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Christina Bianco, Ravi Coltrane and More Coming Up This Spring at BirdlandChristina Bianco, Ravi Coltrane and More Coming Up This Spring at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup for May 29-June 4, featuring Ravi Coltrane, Veronica Swift, Christina Bianco, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

National Directors Fellowship Selections AnnouncedNational Directors Fellowship Selections Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center, National New Play Network, The Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival, and Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation jointly announce the selection of five directors from a nationwide pool of applicants for the 2017 National Directors Fellowship: Sherri Eden Barber (more...)

Ravi Coltrane, Troy Roberts, and More Coming to Birdland Next MonthRavi Coltrane, Troy Roberts, and More Coming to Birdland Next Month
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

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

Can You Sing? Enter the 6th Annual Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal CompetitionCan You Sing? Enter the 6th Annual Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

For the sixth consecutive year, singers from around the world will gather online to compete in the Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition - a 21st century version of the amateur night at the Apollo Theater that helped launch the career of a gifted teenager from Newark, Sarah 'Sassy' Vaughan, more than 70 years ago. (more...)

Gabrielle Stravelli to Celebrate New Album DREAM AGO at PangeaGabrielle Stravelli to Celebrate New Album DREAM AGO at Pangea
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

Gabrielle Stravelli - the celebrated pop/jazz vocalist and songwriter called an "outstanding singer" by The Wall Street Journal and "hotter than the equator" by The Village Voice - will celebrate her recent album Dream Ago at Pangea (178 Second Avenue in New York) on Friday, June 9 at 7:00 PM.  (more...)

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