Rio Clemente Comes to The Morris Museum, April 8Rio Clemente Comes to The Morris Museum, April 8
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2019

The legendary "Bishop of Jazz", Rio Clemente, will present his debut of "Rio Plays Rio," full of original music mixed in with jazz favorites, the American Song book, full band numbers plus piano solos at the Bickford Theatre at the Morris Museum on Monday, April 8 at 7:30PM. (more...)

Birdland Announces April 2019 ScheduleBirdland Announces April 2019 Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2019

Birdland will kick-off their exciting month of programming with Benny Green, The James Carter Organ Trio, Joao Bosco, Kurt Rosenwinkel, Frank Catalano Quartet, Clint Holmes, Joe Alterman, Aubrey Logan, Sheila Jordan, Dena DeRose, The Jive Aces, Michael Wolff, Jason Kravits, Jim Caruso's Cast Party, and more! (more...)

Jack Kleinsinger's Highlights In Jazz 46th Anniversary Gala 2/28, BMCC TRIBECA Performing Arts CenterJack Kleinsinger's Highlights In Jazz 46th Anniversary Gala 2/28, BMCC TRIBECA Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2019

Each year, savvy jazz fans look forward to the annual Highlights In Jazz series. For almost a half century, the Jack Kleinsinger-produced events have brought together a multitude of beloved jazz musicians spanning an eclectic mix of generations and styles. The 2019 season is no exception, with four stellar concerts featuring some of the brightest luminaries in jazz today. (more...)

Highlights In Jazz to Have 46th Anniversary GalaHighlights In Jazz to Have 46th Anniversary Gala
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2019

Each year, savvy jazz fans look forward to the annual Highlights In Jazz series. For almost a half century, the Jack Kleinsinger-produced events have brought together a multitude of beloved jazz musicians spanning an eclectic mix of generations and styles. The 2019 season is no exception, with four stellar concerts featuring some of the brightest luminaries in jazz today. (more...)

Jack Kleinsinger's Highlights In Jazz 46th Anniversary Gala Announced At Tribeca PACJack Kleinsinger's Highlights In Jazz 46th Anniversary Gala Announced At Tribeca PAC
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2019

The 47th season of Highlights In Jazz kicks off with an all-star concert featuring pianist/vocalist Daryl Sherman, saxophonist Houston Person, trumpeter Warren Vaché, clarinetist/saxophonist Ken Peplowski, pianist Norman Simmons, bassist Boots Maleson, and guitarist James Chirillo, plus a special surprise guest. (more...)

Arturo Sandoval Added To Saturday Lineup At The NEWPORT BEACH JAZZ PARTY Along With Clint HolmesArturo Sandoval Added To Saturday Lineup At The NEWPORT BEACH JAZZ PARTY Along With Clint Holmes
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2019

'We are proud to announce that Arturo Sandoval has been added to the 19th annual Newport Beach Jazz Party lineup in 2019,' begins the event co-producer Paul Lowden. (more...)

Birdland Presents Ann Hampton Callaway and More Week of January 21Birdland Presents Ann Hampton Callaway and More Week of January 21
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2019

Birdland will kick-off their great week of programming with Ann Hampton Callaway: The Linda Ronstadt Songbook, Ingrid Jensen Quintet:, Natalie Douglas 'The Birthday Show, and more! (more...)

Highlights In Jazz Announces its 47th All-Star SeasonHighlights In Jazz Announces its 47th All-Star Season
by TV News Desk - Jan 2, 2019

Each year, savvy jazz fans look forward to the annual Highlights In Jazz series. For almost a half century, the Jack Kleinsinger-produced events have brought together a multitude of beloved jazz musicians spanning an eclectic mix of generations and styles. The 2019 season is no exception, with four stellar concerts featuring some of the brightest luminaries in jazz today. (more...)

Birdland Announces January 2019 ScheduleBirdland Announces January 2019 Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2018

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

Highlights In Jazz Announces its 47th All-Star SeasonHighlights In Jazz Announces its 47th All-Star Season
by TV News Desk - Nov 19, 2018

In four stellar concerts featuring some of the brightest luminaries in jazz today, 2019's Highlights In Jazz series brings together a multitude of beloved jazz musicians spanning an eclectic mix of generations and styles. You'll hear unforgettable performances from jazz veterans including Warren Vaché, Houston Person, and Norman Simmons; up-and-comers like Veronica Swift, Christian Sands, and Peter and Will Anderson; and straight-ahead stalwarts such as Steve Turre, George Cables, Buster Williams, along with many more. These gifted players and others will pay tribute to a pantheon of jazz legends, including this year's featured honoree, trumpeter Randy Brecker; plus, the music of Randy Weston, Erroll Garner, Sidney Bechet, Louis Armstrong will also be featured. (more...)

Birdland Presents Curtis Stigers, Pharoah Sanders And More Next WeekBirdland Presents Curtis Stigers, Pharoah Sanders And More Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2018

Birdland will kick-off their great week of programming with the following acts: (more...)

Milwaukee Native Returns In Jazz At Lincoln Center Presents The Dan Nimmer TrioMilwaukee Native Returns In Jazz At Lincoln Center Presents The Dan Nimmer Trio
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2018

The Marcus Center for the Performing Arts welcomes the Jazz at Lincoln Center Presents The Dan Nimmer Trio to Wilson Theater at Vogel Hall on Friday, February 1 at 7:30 pm. Tickets go on sale on this Thursday, November 15 at 12:00 pm. Tickets can be purchased in person at 929 North Water Street, Downtown Milwaukee, by phone at 414-273-7206, or online at MarcusCenter.org or Ticketmaster.com. Groups 10 or more should call Group Sales at 414-273-7121 x210 or x213. This presentation is part of the Marcus Center Presents series and is sponsored by The Fitz at The Ambassador Hotel and Greater Milwaukee Foundation. (more...)

Five-time Grammy Nominee Karrin Allyson To Perform At Feinstein's/54 BelowFive-time Grammy Nominee Karrin Allyson To Perform At Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2018

Five-Time Grammy nominee vocalist Karrin Allyson brings her joyous and versatile Yuletide Hideaway to Feinstein's/54 Below. Join her on a getaway that includes "Some of that Sunshine" from her recent all-original CD and songs from her Grammy nominated CD, Many A New Day, featuring the music of Rodgers & Hammerstein. Her stellar band includes guitarist, Rod Fleeman; bassist, Marty Jaffe; drummer, Mark Walker; and special guest, legendary saxophonist, Houston Person. (more...)

Eighth Annual Bickford Benefit Concert Takes The Stage 11/12Eighth Annual Bickford Benefit Concert Takes The Stage 11/12
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2018

The Eighth Annual Bickford Benefit Concert featuring an all-star ensemble of outstanding jazz artists from the Tri-State area comes to the Bickford Theatre at the Morris Museum for one night only on Monday, November 12, 2018 at 7:30 PM. The ensemble includes trumpeter/vocalist Bria Skonberg, cornetist Warren Vache, trombonist Mariel Bildsten, clarinetist Dan Levinson, pianist Rossano Sportiello, guitarist/vocalist Molly Ryan, bassist Rob Adkins, and drummer Mark McLean.  All of the ticket sales from this concert will go to support programming at the Bickford Theatre. (more...)

A Midsummer Night's Jazz Party Comes to the Bickford TheatreA Midsummer Night's Jazz Party Comes to the Bickford Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2018

Dan Levinson's Midsummer Night's Jazz Party returns to the Bickford Theatre as part of Summer JazzFest for one night only on Thursday, August 2 at 7:30 pm. For his annual appearance at the popular festival, Levinson dispenses with music scores and stands for a jam session in the tradition of the legendary jazz clubs of the forties and fifties such as Eddie Condon's and Nick's. Joining the popular clarinetist will be Jon-Erik Kellso on trumpet, Harvey Tibbs on trombone, Mark Shane on piano, Rob Adkins on bass, and Paul Wells on drums. And as customary, the concert will be preceded by a food truck picnic. (more...)

Birdland Presents The Freddy Cole Quartet And More Week Of 6/18Birdland Presents The Freddy Cole Quartet And More Week Of 6/18
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2018

Birdland Jazz Club announces schedule for June 18-June 24: (more...)

Internationally-Acclaimed Jazz & Blues Singer Kim Nalley Returns to Feinstein's at the NikkoInternationally-Acclaimed Jazz & Blues Singer Kim Nalley Returns to Feinstein's at the Nikko
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2018

Internationally-acclaimed jazz and blues singer, Kim Nalley, returns to Feinstein's at the Nikko for a limited two-week engagementAugust 2-­12, 2018.  Joined by her band-Tammy Hall (piano), Michael Zisman(bass) and Kent Bryston (drums)-plus special guest, legendary jazz tenor saxophonist Houston Person, Nalley will present a memorable evening of jazz and blues standards. (more...)

Jack Kleinsinger's Highlights In Jazz Presents A Salute To Russell MaloneJack Kleinsinger's Highlights In Jazz Presents A Salute To Russell Malone
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2018

Jack Kleinsinger's Highlights In Jazz closes its 46thseason with a tribute to lauded jazz guitarist Russell Malone. A mainstay on the Manhattan music scene since the 1980s, as well as a regular at international festivals and concert halls, Russell has attracted critical and fan recognition for his work as an accomplished leader and in-demand sideman.  (more...)

Dick Hyman And Friends Bring HIGHLIGHTS IN JAZZ to BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts CenterDick Hyman And Friends Bring HIGHLIGHTS IN JAZZ to BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2018

Jazz fans know they can count on the Highlights In Jazz concert series to showcase the gifted players who shaped jazz history and continue to contribute to its long and rich legacy. This third concert of the 46th season is no exception: The music is sure to dazzle - and swing - when you have such renowned musicians on hand as pianist Dick Hyman, trombonist Wycliffe Gordon, bassist Jay Leonhart, saxophonist/clarinetist Ken Peplowski, and drummer/vibraphonist Chuck Redd. (more...)

Ken Peplowski Comes to The Bickford Theatre 5/3Ken Peplowski Comes to The Bickford Theatre 5/3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2018

Jazz clarinetist Ken Peplowski will pay tribute to jazz legend Benny Goodman at the Bickford Theatre on Thursday, May 3.  He and his Sextet, featuring Chuck Redd on vibes, Rossano Sportiello on piano, Sean Smith on bass, Matt Witek on drums, and Hilary Gardner on vocals, remember the great clarinetist in celebration of the 80th anniversary of the famous Carnegie Hall Jazz Concert of 1938. (more...)

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