The Knights Perform at Carnegie Hall on April 3The Knights Perform at Carnegie Hall on April 3
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2019

Grammy Award-nominated orchestral collective The Knights presents a wide-ranging program at Carnegie Hall's Zankel Hall on Wednesday, April 3 at 7:30 p.m., featuring music from the Baroque era through today, and from East to West. The concert features the US premiere of Canons and Overtones by Donnacha Dennehy, co-commissioned by Carnegie Hall for its 125 Commissions Project. The piece was written to mark the 20th anniversary of Dublin's Crash Ensemble and plays with layered melodies to create overtones, blurring the distinction between timbre and harmony. (more...)

Harris Center Welcomes Masters Of Percussion Zakir Hussain, Eric Harland, Niladri KumarHarris Center Welcomes Masters Of Percussion Zakir Hussain, Eric Harland, Niladri Kumar
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2019

Simply stated, Zakir Hussain is one of the greatest musicians of our time. A classical tabla virtuoso of the highest order, his consistently brilliant and exciting performances have led to historic collaborations with Shakti, which he founded with John McLaughlin and L. Shankar; Planet Drum with Mickey Hart; Sangam with Charles Lloyd and Eric Harland, and recordings and performances with artists as diverse as George Harrison, Yo-Yo Ma, Joe Henderson, Van Morrison, Mark Morris and Pharoah Sanders. (more...)

Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra Hosts MUSIC OF BOLLYWOOD WITH NAVEEN KUMARQatar Philharmonic Orchestra Hosts MUSIC OF BOLLYWOOD WITH NAVEEN KUMAR
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2019

Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra upcoming concert will host MUSIC OF BOLLYWOOD WITH NAVEEN KUMAR/QATAR-INDIA YEAR OF CULTURE 2019, the concert will take place on Friday, February 8 , 2019, 7:30 pm at Qatar National Convention Centre (QNCC) Al Mayassa Theatre. (more...)

Kinan Azmeh's CityBand Comes To The Broad StageKinan Azmeh's CityBand Comes To The Broad Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2019

On February 7 at 7:30pm, Kinan Azmeh returns to The Broad Stage with his CityBand for a fusion of Arabic, jazz, world and classical influences. A GRAMMY Award-winner as a member of the Silk Road Ensemble, Azmeh has been hailed as a "virtuoso" and "intensely soulful" by The New York Times. His utterly distinctive sound across different musical genres has gained him international recognition as a clarinetist and composer. (more...)


by TV News Desk - Oct 25, 2018

Béla Fleck (banjo), Zakir Hussain (tabla), and Edgar Meyer (double bass) have combined the bluegrass, classical, and South Asian musical traditions into a one-of-a-kind sound, familiar but with a global resonance. In fact, their extraordinary interaction often suggests a sui generis jazz trio, not only improvising on set melodies, harmonies, and rhythms but also on musical genres, taking them to unlikely, unexpected musical places. (more...)

LIVE @ BENAROYA HALL Presents 4 Emerging Artists This FallLIVE @ BENAROYA HALL Presents 4 Emerging Artists This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2018

This Fall Live @ Benaroya Hall demonstrates its commitment to supporting emerging artists with a series of four artists on the rise: Royal, Springs, Beving and Micarelli. The Live @ Benaroya Hall season continues through December and into 2019 with four added concerts: Brickman, The Tenors, The English Beat and Bowie. Tickets to those shows recently went on sale and good seats are available for all concerts in the lineup. More shows for the Spring of 2019 will be announced in late January. Tickets for the concerts listed above are on sale now, prices vary. (more...)

Vicente Amigo, Grammy Winner, Brings Flamenco Guitar To The Soraya 10/17Vicente Amigo, Grammy Winner, Brings Flamenco Guitar To The Soraya 10/17
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2018

Vincente Amigo, the "technically stunning and emotionally free-flowing" (The Seattle Times) Flamenco guitarist will give a rare Southern California performance on Wednesday, October 17 at the Younes and Soraya Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts (The Soraya). (more...)

John McLaughlin & Jimmy Herring's 'Live in San Francisco' Out TodayJohn McLaughlin & Jimmy Herring's 'Live in San Francisco' Out Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2018

On September 21, 2018, Abstract Logix issues Live in San Francisco – a souvenir of a sold-out concert at the historic Warfield Theatre, a beloved venue last visited by John McLaughlin thirty six years ago. On his 25 date farewell tour of America, John invited one his favorite musicians, guitarist Jimmy Herring and his band “The Invisible Whip” to explore the timeless music he had created four decades ago.   Listen to an exclusive premiere of the most covered Mahavishnu song and long time fan favorite, “Eternity's Breath,” at Guitar World. (more...)

Schimmel Center Presents Indian Classical Music By Virtuoso Violinist And Vocalist L. ShankarSchimmel Center Presents Indian Classical Music By Virtuoso Violinist And Vocalist L. Shankar
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2018

Schimmel Center presents a rare New York appearance by virtuoso violinist and vocalist L. Shankar (aka: L. Shenkar) on Saturday, October 6 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Robert Browning Associates Celebrates 42 years of Presenting World Music Events in NYC With the Music of Egypt, Tunisia, India & CreteRobert Browning Associates Celebrates 42 years of Presenting World Music Events in NYC With the Music of Egypt, Tunisia, India & Crete
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2018

Robert Browning, called "the entrepreneur who almost single-handedly created and filled New Yorkers' passion for world music" in the New York Times, has presented world music since April 1976. The next few months feature music from Egypt, Tunisia, Syria, India and Crete. From his years at the Alternative Center for International Arts / Alternative Museum to his 26-year tenure at World Music Institute (which he co-founded and directed from 1985 - 2011) and his past five seasons as the director of Robert Browning Associates, he has presented over 1,800 concerts of world music and dance from internationally renowned figures and emerging artists from over 100 regions. (more...)

Fwd: Bassist Oytun Ersan & His Band of Jazz Fusion All-Stars Shine on Dynamic New Release FUSIOLICIOUSFwd: Bassist Oytun Ersan & His Band of Jazz Fusion All-Stars Shine on Dynamic New Release FUSIOLICIOUS
by TV News Desk - Jun 29, 2018

On his brand-new sophomore release, Fusiolicious, Turkish Cypriot bassist Oytun Ersan has an all-star band on hand to present seven cooking original tunes. The music is expertly executed on an intriguing blend of electric and acoustic instruments, featuring giants of jazz fusion, including drummer Dave Weckl, saxophonist Eric Marienthal, and keyboardists Gerry Etkins and Gary Husband.   (more...)

The Mattson 2 Announce MATTSON 2 PLAY A LOVE SUPREMEThe Mattson 2 Announce MATTSON 2 PLAY A LOVE SUPREME
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2018

The Mattson 2, the virtuosic guitar-and-drums jazz duo of twin brothers Jonathan and Jared Mattson, announced Mattson 2 Play A Love Supreme, their full album cover of John Coltrane's 1964 masterpiece. The record is due on August 17 on Spiritual Pajamas and finds the brothers translating the iconic saxophonist's spiritual vision into a thrilling 21st-century electric exploration. 'For us it's about taking this beautiful art form and adapting it,' says Jonathan, 'being forward thinking and not trying to confine it to this narrow definition that has been set out by purists over the years.' Along with the announcement, the Mattsons shared their version of 'Resolution.'  (more...)

Fourth Annual Coltrane Day Music Celebration Returns to Huntington's Heckscher Park 7/21Fourth Annual Coltrane Day Music Celebration Returns to Huntington's Heckscher Park 7/21
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2018

Fourth Annual Coltrane Day Music Celebration Returns to Huntington's Heckscher Park 7/21 (more...)

John McLaughlin & Jimmy Herring To Release LIVE IN SAN FRANCISCO 9/21John McLaughlin & Jimmy Herring To Release LIVE IN SAN FRANCISCO 9/21
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2018

John McLaughlin & Jimmy Herring To Release LIVE IN SAN FRANCISCO 9/21 (more...)

Six-Time Grammy Artist Randy Brecker Featured on New Album by Isaiah StewartSix-Time Grammy Artist Randy Brecker Featured on New Album by Isaiah Stewart
by TV News Desk - Jun 5, 2018

Jazz-funk drummer and worldwide recording artist Isaiah Stewart announces the release of his fifth album “Summer Beat,” featuring world-renowned jazz trumpeter Randy Brecker. (more...)

Guitarist Pete McCann Flexes Jazz-Rock Muscles on PAY FOR IT ON THE OTHER SIDE Set for July 20 ReleaseGuitarist Pete McCann Flexes Jazz-Rock Muscles on PAY FOR IT ON THE OTHER SIDE Set for July 20 Release
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2018

Pete McCann's trademark infusion of postbop jazz with roots-rock grit and energy reaches a new peak with the guitarist-composer's July 20 release of 'Pay for It on the Other Side' (McCannic Music). McCann's sixth album, and his third with the quintet of alto saxophonist John O'Gallagher, pianist/keyboardist Henry Hey, bassist Matt Clohesy, and drummer Mark Ferber, packs a hefty punch that emphasizes the confrontational aspect implied by its name. (more...)

Guitarist Pete McCann's PAY FOR IT ON THE OTHER SIDE Album Set for July 20 Release by McCannic MusicGuitarist Pete McCann's PAY FOR IT ON THE OTHER SIDE Album Set for July 20 Release by McCannic Music
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2018

Pete McCann's trademark infusion of postbop jazz with roots-rock grit and energy reaches a new peak with the guitarist-composer's July 20 release of 'Pay for It on the Other Side' (McCannic Music). McCann's sixth album, and his third with the quintet of alto saxophonist John O'Gallagher, pianist/keyboardist Henry Hey, bassist Matt Clohesy, and drummer Mark Ferber, packs a hefty punch that emphasizes the confrontational aspect implied by its name. (more...)

Legendary French Violinist Jean Luc Ponty To Tour The US Summer 2018Legendary French Violinist Jean Luc Ponty To Tour The US Summer 2018
by TV News Desk - May 23, 2018

Legendary French violinist Jean Luc Ponty and his band will be continuing their “Atlantic Years” tour in the US beginning August 2018! Jean Luc Ponty is a pioneer and undisputed master of the violin in the arena of jazz and rock. He is widely regarded as an innovator who has applied his unique visionary spin that has expanded the vocabulary of modern music. (more...)

Christian McBride to Headline Benefit Concert For Luna StageChristian McBride to Headline Benefit Concert For Luna Stage
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2018

Six-time GRAMMY-winning bassist Christian McBride will headline a concert to benefit Luna Stage on Friday, June 1 at the Montclair Women's Club. This jazz luminary will be joined onstage by special guests. The program will include cocktails, dessert, a silent auction and dancing after the concert. Proceeds will support development of Luna's cutting-edge theater productions, classes in local schools, and community programming. (more...)

Multicultural European Singer-Songwriter Emily Johnson Releases Her Debut EP OPEN YOUR HEARTMulticultural European Singer-Songwriter Emily Johnson Releases Her Debut EP OPEN YOUR HEART
by TV News Desk - Apr 16, 2018

Sometimes known as “The Lady of Heart,” EMILY JOHNSON is a Bulgarian-born Nigerian singer, songwriter, and composer. Having performed around the world for many years, she is releasing OPEN YOUR HEART, her debut EP, on May 11, 2018, with the help of Tarpan Records in the United States. This EP was produced by NARADA MICHAEL WALDEN and features 4 original songs.  (more...)

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