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NJPAC Announces 2021 Dance Schedule Featuring MAKS AND VAL LIVE: STRIPPED DOWN TOUR & Photo NJPAC Announces 2021 Dance Schedule Featuring MAKS AND VAL LIVE: STRIPPED DOWN TOUR & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 20, 2021

The New Jersey Performing Arts Center is welcoming live, in-person dance back to its stage throughout 2021 beginning with a new production by the Latin and ballroom champions Maksim and Valentin Chmerkovskiy (ABC’s Dancing with the Stars). 

Harlem Stage Presents CRAIG HARRIS' NOCTURNAL NUBIAN BALL FOR CONSCIENTIOUS BALLERS A Photo Harlem Stage Presents CRAIG HARRIS' NOCTURNAL NUBIAN BALL FOR CONSCIENTIOUS BALLERS AND CULTURAL SHOT CALLERS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 20, 2021

Bryant Park Picnic Performances' season of free, live performances continues on Thursday, August 12 at 7pm with the live, outdoor summer concert event CRAIG HARRIS’ NOCTURNAL NUBIAN BALL FOR CONSCIENTIOUS BALLERS AND CULTURAL SHOT CALLERS — led by world-renowned trombonist and composer Craig Harris.

Pascal Bokar Afro Blue Grazz Band Comes to Phoenix Photo Pascal Bokar Afro Blue Grazz Band Comes to Phoenix
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 15, 2021

The Nash, West Valley Arts and Ottowa University AZ have joined forces to present the Pascal Bokar Afro Blue Grazz Band for two shows.

The New Jersey Performing Arts Center Announces In-Person, Live Jazz Performances Beg Photo The New Jersey Performing Arts Center Announces In-Person, Live Jazz Performances Beginning in September
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 12, 2021

NJPAC is welcoming live, in-person jazz back to its stage throughout 2021 beginning with Grammy Award-winning vocalist Gregory Porter (Sep 24). The TD Jazz Series continues in the Fall with 'Salsa Meets Jazz' (Sep 25), saxophonist Boney James (Oct 14), and vocal powerhouse duo Tierney Sutton and Ann Hampton Calloway (Oct 15).

Nimbus Dance Returns To NJPAC This November Photo Nimbus Dance Returns To NJPAC This November
by A.A. Cristi - May 10, 2021

New Jersey Performing Arts Center presents Nimbus Dance on Saturday, November  6, 2021 at 7:00 p.m.

Tom Kennedy Set to Release 'Stories' June 11 Photo Tom Kennedy Set to Release 'Stories' June 11
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Apr 19, 2021

To breathe life into these new pieces, Kennedy enlisted lifelong St. Louis friends Dave Weckl and Roger Guth (drums) and Jay Oliver (keyboards), along with some of the brilliant players whose paths he’s crossed along the way.

Leading Jazz Clarinetist To Perform At Broward Center's BACKLOT LIVE! Photo Leading Jazz Clarinetist To Perform At Broward Center's BACKLOT LIVE!
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 30, 2021

On Wednesday, April 14, one of todays' leading jazz clarinetist, Ken Pelplowski, will perform at the Broward Center's Backlot Live at 7:30pm.

WBGO to Launch Fund Drive with Proceeds Benefiting The Jazz Foundation of America Photo WBGO to Launch Fund Drive with Proceeds Benefiting The Jazz Foundation of America
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Mar 16, 2021

Public radio station, WBGO will kick-off their annual Winter Fund Drive, to support music and programming, on March 23rd with a performance from Emmet Cohen, live from his living room at 7pm.

Jazz Singer Roberta Gambarini Shines In Virtual SOPAC Sessions, March 25 Photo Jazz Singer Roberta Gambarini Shines In Virtual SOPAC Sessions, March 25
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 12, 2021

The South Orange Performing Arts Center will welcome Roberta Gambarini to its stage in the latest SOPAC Session, a virtual series highlighting an eclectic roster of superb talent.

New Shows Added To BACKLOT LIVE At The Broward Center Photo New Shows Added To BACKLOT LIVE At The Broward Center
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 2, 2021

Four exciting new events have been announced in the BackLot Live Series at the Broward Center where fans enjoy entertainment under the starts at the all-new outdoor stage in the Lillian S. Wells Backstage Plaza.

Leslie Odom, Jr., Matthew Broderick and More Set for Save Birdland Streaming Concert Photo Leslie Odom, Jr., Matthew Broderick and More Set for Save Birdland Streaming Concert
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 14, 2021

Former President Bill Clinton, Tony Award-winner Leslie Odom, Jr., Tony-nominee Jeff Daniels, Clive Davis, Elvis Costello, and more have signed on for a concert fundraiser to save iconic New York venue Birdland.

GoFundMe Campaign to Help Save Birdland Jazz Club Has Raised More Than $210,000 Thank Photo GoFundMe Campaign to Help Save Birdland Jazz Club Has Raised More Than $210,000 Thanks to Over 2800 Donors
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 11, 2021

Yet another one of New York’s most beloved venues is in danger of closing for good. Birdland Jazz Club, a staple of the New York City jazz community since 1949, needs help with the debt it has found itself in due to the health crisis.

Help Save Birdland Jazz Club- How You Can Donate to the Iconic Music Venue Today! Photo Help Save Birdland Jazz Club- How You Can Donate to the Iconic Music Venue Today!
by Stephi Wild - Jan 3, 2021

Yet another one of New York’s most beloved venues is in danger of closing for good. Birdland Jazz Club, a staple of the New York City jazz community since 1949, needs help with the debt it has found itself in due to the health crisis.

Terri Lyne Carrington & Social Science Earn Grammy Nomination for 'Waiting Game' Photo Terri Lyne Carrington & Social Science Earn Grammy Nomination for 'Waiting Game'
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Nov 27, 2020

Drummer, producer, and composer Terri Lyne Carrington and band Social Science have received a prestigious nomination for the 63rd annual Grammy Awards in the Best Jazz Instrumental Album category for their 2020 double album project, Waiting Game, released on Motema Music.

NEA Jazz Master Terri Lyne Carrington And Band Social Science Earn 2021 Grammy Nomina Photo NEA Jazz Master Terri Lyne Carrington And Band Social Science Earn 2021 Grammy Nomination
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 25, 2020

Drummer, producer, and composer Terri Lyne Carrington and band Social Science have received a prestigious nomination for the 63rd annual Grammy Awards in the Best Jazz Instrumental Album category for their 2020 double album project, Waiting Game, released on Motema Music.

National Endowment For The Arts Names Terri Lyne Carrington Among 2021 NEA Jazz Maste Photo National Endowment For The Arts Names Terri Lyne Carrington Among 2021 NEA Jazz Masters
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Oct 21, 2020

Three-time Grammy Award-winning jazz musician and composer Terri Lyne Carrington has been named a 2021 NEA Jazz Master by the National Endowment for the Arts in Washington, D.C.

Acoustic Guitar Virtuoso Mark Vickness To Release Second Album 'Interconnected' Photo Acoustic Guitar Virtuoso Mark Vickness To Release Second Album 'Interconnected'
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Sep 16, 2020

Three years after releasing his debut solo CD, Places, composer/guitarist, Mark Vickness releases Interconnected featuring four new solo modern fingerstyle compositions and four original pieces.

Conversations About Jazz Turns Spotlight On Composers On September 3 Photo Conversations About Jazz Turns Spotlight On Composers On September 3
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 28, 2020

Hammonds House Digital invites you to join us for Conversations about Jazz & Other Distractions hosted by former jazz radio host and founder of Notorious Jazz, Carl Anthony. Every other Thursday, Carl takes audiences on a unique journey through the world of jazz music with artist talks, workshops, and listening sessions. 

NJPAC Announces Launch of 9th Annual Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competiti Photo NJPAC Announces Launch of 9th Annual Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 1, 2020

For the ninth consecutive year, singers from around the world will compete in the Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition (aka 'The Sassy Awards') - 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 75 years ago.

Live At Birdland Jazz Club & Birdland Theater Announces March 9 - March 22 Lineup Photo Live At Birdland Jazz Club & Birdland Theater Announces March 9 - March 22 Lineup
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 28, 2020

Birdland Jazz Club and Birdland Theater have announced listing for March 9 through March 22: 

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