Rev. Shawn Amos Returns To Blackbox @ The Edye At The Broad StageRev. Shawn Amos Returns To Blackbox @ The Edye At The Broad Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2019

The Eli and Edythe Broad Stage in Santa Monica presents the return of The Reverend Shawn Amos for A Night in Harlem on Friday, February 1 at 8:00pm. In celebration of African American History Month, blackbox curator, Amos, returns to the stage for an evening of songs and storytelling - presenting songs from his album, Harlem, for the first time in ten years. The American roots song cycle tells the story of 1920s black Americans' migration from the south to Harlem. Amos' album was inspired by the artists, songs and legacy of the Harlem Renaissance. (more...)

Cincinnati Pops Orchestra to Release Latest Album, American Originals: 1918 on 11/9Cincinnati Pops Orchestra to Release Latest Album, American Originals: 1918 on 11/9
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2018

The Cincinnati Pops Orchestra announced the November 9 release of its latest album, American Originals: 1918, under the direction of Pops Conductor John Morris Russell. The recording is inspired by America's cultural awakening at the end of the First World War one hundred years ago and the distinctly American musical styles that reflect the country's diversity. This album celebrates and reimagines popular songs of this era that remain fresh and relevant today with acclaimed musical collaborators including Rhiannon Giddens, Steep Canyon Rangers and Pokey LaFarge. The 95th Cincinnati Pops album was recorded live at Cincinnati Music Hall November 10- 12, 2017, and is being released on the Orchestra's label, Fanfare Cincinnati. (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...)

BWW Review: FROM JOPLIN TO JOBIM IN 4 HANDS at Hot Jazz SeriesBWW Review: FROM JOPLIN TO JOBIM IN 4 HANDS at Hot Jazz Series
by Ronit Suzan - Feb 13, 2018

From The Charleston to The Great American Sognbook, with Scott Joplin, Marilyn Monroe and even Yidish, the brilliant piano duo Stephanie Trick (USA) and Paolo Alderighi (Italy) performed their arrangements of songs and tunes by all these and many more while performing on a tour around Israel as part of the Hot Jazz Series. (more...)

PBS's GREAT PERFORMANCES Presents Grammy Salute To Music Legends 2017, TodayPBS's GREAT PERFORMANCES Presents Grammy Salute To Music Legends 2017, Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2017

In collaboration with the Recording Academy, GREAT PERFORMANCES presents GRAMMY Salute To Music Legends 2017, the second annual all-star concert offering a primetime spotlight for the Academy's 2017 Special Merit Awards recipients. (more...)

PBS's GREAT PERFORMANCES Presents Grammy Salute To Music Legends 2017, 10/13PBS's GREAT PERFORMANCES Presents Grammy Salute To Music Legends 2017, 10/13
by TV News Desk - Sep 29, 2017

In collaboration with the Recording Academy, GREAT PERFORMANCES presents GRAMMY Salute To Music Legends 2017, the second annual all-star concert offering a primetime spotlight for the Academy's 2017 Special Merit Awards recipients. (more...)

Concert Pianist Barron Ryan Releases Debut Album 'The Masters' Apprentice'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2017

Barron Ryan, one of the most talented up-and-coming concert pianists in the country released his debut album, The Masters' Apprentice today! (more...)

Pride Weekend, Tori Scott, Shaina Taub and More Coming Up This Week at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its nightly performances for this week, June 21 - July 2. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Mandy Gonzalez, Erin Markey, Faith Soloway & Friends and More Coming Up This Month at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

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THE RECORDING ACADEMY to Honor 2017 Special Merit Awards Recipients with 'GRAMMY SALUTE TO MUSIC LEGENDS' TV Special on PBS
by TV News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

The Recording AcademyŽ will honor its 2017 Special Merit Awards recipients with an awards ceremony and live tribute concert on Tuesday, July 11, 2017, at The Beacon Theatre in New York City. (more...)

The Bickford Theatre presents A Four Hand Stride Piano Blockbuster
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Fats Waller, Willie "The Lion" Smith, and James P. Johnson created a jazz piano style known as stride that is both musically and visually exciting and has been a fan favorite for decades. The Bickford Theatre is proud to present the next generation of  stride pianists in concert with critically-acclaimed musician Stephanie Trick joined by the equally talented Paolo Alderighi on Monday, May 1, at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Stephen McKinley Henderson to Give Juilliard's 2017 Commencement Address
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

The Juilliard School will confer honorary doctorates upon six luminaries during its 112th commencement ceremony on Friday, May 19, 2017, at 11 a.m. in Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center (Broadway at 65th Street, New York City). (more...)

Acorn Productions and MCMA Present Annual Winter Fundraiser
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

Productions, theater-in-residence at Mechanics Hall, and the Maine Charitable Mechanic Association (MCMA), the non-profit organization that owns the historic downtown building, hold their third annual winter fundraiser on Saturday, April 1st. (more...)

Charley Pride, Nina Simone & More to Be Honored with The Recording Academy's 2017 Special Merit Award
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2016

The Recording Academy announced its 2017 Special Merit Awards recipients today. The Lifetime Achievement Award honorees are Shirley Caesar, Ahmad Jamal, Charley Pride, Jimmie Rodgers, Nina Simone, Sly Stone, and the Velvet Underground. Thom Bell, Mo Ostin and Ralph Peer are Trustees Award honorees; Alan Dower Blumlein is the Technical GRAMMY Award recipient. (more...)

BWW Review: Molly Ryan's 'Cheeky' Tribute to Mae West Is a Frisky Revelation at the Metropolitan Room
by Alix Cohen - Jan 16, 2016

How much do most of us know about Brooklyn's own Mary Jane 'Mae' West (1893-1980) other than that she was an iconic sex symbol who had a wicked sense of humor? It's common knowledge she acted and sang, but are you aware she was a playwright and screenwriter? Did you know she didn't make her first film until the age of 39 and never drank alcohol? Jazz vocalist Molly Ryan has done her homework, presenting a smart, multifaceted woman who was, outside her carefully constructed persona, "the epitome of modesty." Though narrative needs to be edited, her show Come Up and See Me Sometime at the Metropolitan Room (which completed a three-show run this past Wednesday night) is an excellent mix of history and anecdote making a case for increased appreciation of the subject. (more...)

Rutgers University Seeks New Executive Director
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2015

Rutgers University is now seeking a new executive director to promote the university's jazz program. (more...)

Allstar Blues, Have Gun, Nashville's Rod Picott and More Set for The Palladium Theater This Month
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2014

The Palladium Theater at St. Petersburg College (253 Fifth Avenue North) has announced its November 2014 events. Details below! (more...)

Allstar Blues, Have Gun, Nashville's Rod Picott and More Set for The Palladium Theater This Month
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2014

The Palladium Theater at St. Petersburg College (253 Fifth Avenue North) has announced its November 2014 events. Details below! (more...)

The Cookers & Dave Burrell Open UCPAC Jazz Series Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2014

The Union County Performing Arts Center opens its 2014-2015 RSI Jazz Masters Series tonight, September 13, 2014, at 8 PM, with a performance by THE COOKERS and DAVE BURRELL at Hamilton Stage, 360 Hamilton Street, in Rahway, NJ. (more...)

The Cookers & Dave Burrell to Open UCPAC Jazz Series, 9/13
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2014

The Union County Performing Arts Center opens its 2014-2015 RSI Jazz Masters Series on Saturday, September 13, 2014, at 8 PM, with a performance by THE COOKERS and DAVE BURRELL at Hamilton Stage, 360 Hamilton Street, in Rahway, NJ. (more...)

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