A SWINGING BIRDLAND CHRISTMAS Album Now AvailableA SWINGING BIRDLAND CHRISTMAS Album Now Available
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2013

BIRDLAND RECORDS has announced the release of "A Swinging Birdland Christmas" CD. The CD was recorded live in winter 2012 during a performance of this annual holiday show at historic Birdland Jazz Club in Midtown Manhattan. "A Swinging Birdland Christmas," stars Birdland regulars Klea Blackhurst, Jim Caruso and Billy Stritch with special guest jazz violinist Aaron Weinstein. In the tradition of beloved seasonal specials, Blackhurst, Caruso and Stritch perform swinging arrangements by Billy Stritch of Kay Thompson's classics "It's The Holiday Season," "Sleigh Ride," and "I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm," among other favorites. The record also features Billy Stritch on piano, John Hart on guitar, Paul Gill on bass, Carmen Intorre on drums. The album is executive produced by Birdland's Gianni Valenti. (more...)

Klea Blackhurst, Jim Caruso and Billy Stritch Featured on A SWINGING CHRISTMAS Album; Birdland Performances Set for 12/21-25Klea Blackhurst, Jim Caruso and Billy Stritch Featured on A SWINGING CHRISTMAS Album; Birdland Performances Set for 12/21-25
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2013

BIRDLAND RECORDS has just announced the release of 'A Swinging Birdland Christmas' CD. The CD was recorded live in winter 2012 during a performance of this annual holiday show at historic Birdland Jazz Club in Midtown Manhattan. 'A Swinging Birdland Christmas,' stars Birdland regulars Klea Blackhurst, Jim Caruso and Billy Stritch with special guest jazz violinist Aaron Weinstein. In the tradition of beloved seasonal specials, Blackhurst, Caruso and Stritch perform swinging arrangements by Billy Stritch of Kay Thompson's classics 'It's The Holiday Season,' 'Sleigh Ride,' and 'I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm,' among other favorites. The record also features Billy Stritch on piano, John Hart on guitar, Paul Gill on bass, Carmen Intorre on drums. The album is executive produced by Birdland's Gianni Valenti. (more...)

CHURCH BASEMENT LADIES, IS HE DEAD? and More Set for Wayside Theatre's 2013-14 SeasonCHURCH BASEMENT LADIES, IS HE DEAD? and More Set for Wayside Theatre's 2013-14 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2013

Wayside Theatre has announced its 2013-14 season, including Church Basement Ladies, Boeing Boeing, I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change, Frankenstein, Southern Crossroads, Mark Twain's Is He Dead?, and A Christmas Carol. Scroll below for details! (more...)

CHURCH BASEMENT LADIES, IS HE DEAD? and More Set for Wayside Theatre's 2013-14 SeasonCHURCH BASEMENT LADIES, IS HE DEAD? and More Set for Wayside Theatre's 2013-14 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2013

Wayside Theatre has announced its 2013-14 season, including Church Basement Ladies, Boeing Boeing, I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change, Frankenstein, Southern Crossroads, Mark Twain's Is He Dead?, and A Christmas Carol. Scroll below for details! (more...)