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JazzVoice.org: New Educational Website Launches Photo JazzVoice.org: New Educational Website Launches
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2020

International award-winning jazz recording artist Alexis Cole launches JazzVoice.org, a new website for singers worldwide – from passionate amateurs to emerging professionals – that connects vocal students with professional jazz vocalists and skilled jazz educators for unique virtual vocal classes. Singers at every level are welcome at JazzVoice.org; the only requirement is a love for the craft.

Flushing Town Hall's Live Jazz Jam Goes Virtual In May Photo Flushing Town Hall's Live Jazz Jam Goes Virtual In May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2020

After a smashing success at its online premiere in April, Flushing Town Hall will hold a second Virtual Jazz Jam: Celebrating the Legacy of Louis Armstrong on Wednesday, May 13 at 7 PM.

Flushing Town Hall Announces Lineup of Free, Virtual Programming For May Photo Flushing Town Hall Announces Lineup of Free, Virtual Programming For May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2020

As arts presenters citywide have temporarily closed their doors due to COVID-19, Flushing Town Hall has gone virtual, engaging audiences online through its free series, FTH at Home!, which successfully launched in April and continues with an all-new lineup in May.

Five For Five: The Terell Stafford Quintet Comes to Broward Center for the Performing Photo Five For Five: The Terell Stafford Quintet Comes to Broward Center for the Performing Arts
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2020

A musical tribute to timeless talents Billy Strayhorn and Lee Morgan will be performed on March 11th by the Terell Stafford Quintet on stage at Broward Center for the Performing Arts in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

NYYS Jazz And Saxophonist Steve Wilson Celebrates Charlie Parker At Jazz At Lincoln C Photo NYYS Jazz And Saxophonist Steve Wilson Celebrates Charlie Parker At Jazz At Lincoln Center
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2020

The New York Youth Symphony (NYYS) continues its 2019-2020 season with a performance by the 17-member NYYS Jazz ensemble on Monday, March 9, 2020 in two sets at 7:30pm and 9:30pm, at Dizzy's Club, Jazz at Lincoln Center, led by Director Andy Clausen. Titled Celebrating Charlie Parker @ 100, and featuring saxophonist Steve Wilson, the performances pay homage to Charlie Parker's centennial, musical legacy, and bebop innovations with selections by Parker, Wilson, Bennie Moten, Jelly Roll Morton, Duke Ellington, and more. NYYS Jazz will also give the world premiere of the NYYS First Music commission In the Shadow of Tall Giants by Devin Reilly.

BWW Review: KARRIN ALLYSON SINGS MOSE ALLISON ...and Soars at Birdland Photo BWW Review: KARRIN ALLYSON SINGS MOSE ALLISON ...and Soars at Birdland
by Rob Lester - Jan 22, 2020

Now at Birdland, Karrin Allyson is a great muse for Mose Allison. His wit and satirical edge sound interestingly freshened sung by a modern female voice who is clearly in sync with the way he used to think.  

Birdland Has Released Its January Schedule Photo Birdland Has Released Its January Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2020

Birdland Jazz Club and Birdland Theater are kicking off the new year with a star-studded January schedule! At Birdland Jazz Club, catch the Legendary Count Basie Orchestra, under the direction of Scotty Barhart and special guest vocalist Carmen Bradford; Karrin Allyson as she pays tribute to Mose Allison; and the Hot Sardines, among others!

Highlights In Jazz Presents the 47th Anniversary Gala Photo Highlights In Jazz Presents the 47th Anniversary Gala
by TV News Desk - Jan 3, 2020

The 48th season of the popular Highlights In Jazz series gets off to a roaring start on Feb. 13, 2020, when producer Jack Kleinsinger presents the Highlights In Jazz 47th Anniversary Gala. Featured performers include bassist Jay Leonhart, pianist Tomoko Ohno, drummer Bobby Sanabria, saxophonist Steve Wilson, percussionist/drummer Memo Acevedo, violinist/mandolinist Aaron Weinstein, and drummer Vito Lesczak. And, in keeping with the beloved HIJ tradition, a surprise special guest will be on hand for the concert, held at BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center.

Jack Kleinsinger's HIGHLIGHTS IN JAZZ Will Kick Off New Season with 47th Anniversary  Photo Jack Kleinsinger's HIGHLIGHTS IN JAZZ Will Kick Off New Season with 47th Anniversary Gala Concert
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2020

The 48th season of the popular Highlights In Jazz series gets off to a roaring start on Feb. 13, 2020, when producer Jack Kleinsinger presents the Highlights In Jazz 47th Anniversary Gala. Featured performers include bassist Jay Leonhart, pianist Tomoko Ohno, drummer Bobby Sanabria, saxophonist Steve Wilson, percussionist/drummer Memo Acevedo, violinist/mandolinist Aaron Weinstein, and drummer Vito Lesczak. And, in keeping with the beloved HIJ tradition, a surprise special guest will be on hand for the concert, held at BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center.

The Roberta Piket Sextet Will Pay Tribute to the Music of Marian McPartland at Flushi Photo The Roberta Piket Sextet Will Pay Tribute to the Music of Marian McPartland at Flushing Town Hall
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2019

On December 6, the Roberta Piket Sextet will pay tribute to the music of legendary jazz pianist and NPR radio host Marian McPartland, a close friend of Piket's who passed away in 2013 at the age of 95. An acclaimed pianist, organist, composer, and arranger, Piket will be joined in concert by the five-time Grammy-nominated vocalist Karrin Allyson.

BWW Review: The 30th Anniversary Of The New York Cabaret Convention Celebrates Women  Photo BWW Review: The 30th Anniversary Of The New York Cabaret Convention Celebrates Women Writers At The Rose Theater
by Chris Struck - Oct 30, 2019

Day one of the 2019 Cabaret Convention presented by the Mabel Mercer Foundation featured Deborah Grace Winder hosting, 'The Sunny Side of the Street: Celebrating Dorothy Fields & Great Women Songwriters' starring Christine Andreas, Karrin Allyson, and more!

BWW Review: The 2019 New York Cabaret Convention Starts Impressively Photo BWW Review: The 2019 New York Cabaret Convention Starts Impressively
by Stephen Sorokoff - Oct 29, 2019

It was a spectacular start to the four night 2019 Cabaret Convention at Jazz at Lincoln Center's Rose Theater Last night.

The Mabel Mercer Foundation Celebrates 30th Annual NY Cabaret Convention At Jazz At L Photo The Mabel Mercer Foundation Celebrates 30th Annual NY Cabaret Convention At Jazz At Lincoln Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2019

In a combined triumph for the Classic Popular Songbook, its purveyors and adherents, and the professionalism and perseverance of THE MABEL MERCER FOUNDATION, that unique organization presents its 30th Annual New York Cabaret Convention at The Rose Theater, Jazz at Lincoln Center, beginning Monday, October 28th and running through Thursday, October 31st. The four individual concerts will be offered at 6:00 PM each evening, and more than seventy-five vocalists and musicians are scheduled to perform. Tickets are on sale at the Jazz at Lincoln Center box office and www.jazz.org starting today, Monday, September 9.

Emily Skinner, Rebecca Luker & More Will Take Part in 30th Annual New York Cabaret Co Photo Emily Skinner, Rebecca Luker & More Will Take Part in 30th Annual New York Cabaret Convention
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2019

In a combined triumph for the Classic Popular Songbook, its purveyors and adherents, and the professionalism and perseverance of The Mabel Mercer Foundation, that unique organization presents its THIRTIETH annual New York Cabaret Convention at The Rose Theater, Jazz at Lincoln Center, beginning Monday, October 28th and running through Thursday, October 31th. The four individual concerts will be offered at 6 o'clock each evening, and more than seventy-five vocalists and musicians are scheduled to perform.

New York Youth Symphony Announces Its 57th Season Of Concerts And Venues Photo New York Youth Symphony Announces Its 57th Season Of Concerts And Venues
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2019

New York Youth Symphony (NYYS), is proud to continue its mission of educating and inspiring young musicians through its Orchestra, Jazz, Chamber Music, Composition, Musical Theater Composition, Apprenticeship Conducting, and First Music commissioning programs. This season includes seven world premieres of new works commissioned through the First Music program, composed for the Orchestra, Jazz, and Chamber Music ensembles. The season also features renowned and up-and-coming soloists including prodigy pianist Harmony Zhu, 2019 Sphinx Competition winner cellist Sterling Elliott, and leading young pianist Michelle Cann in the Carnegie Hall premiere of Florence Price's recently re-discovered Piano Concerto in One Movement with NYYS Orchestra, as well as in-demand drummer Matt Wilson, celebrated saxophonist Steve Wilson, and trombone virtuoso Wycliffe Gordon with NYYS Jazz. The complete NYYS 2019-2020 concert calendar follows at the end of this press release.

Karen Ziemba, LaTanya Hall, Nicolas King & Karrin Allyson- Join BIG CITY SONGBOOK Photo Karen Ziemba, LaTanya Hall, Nicolas King & Karrin Allyson- Join BIG CITY SONGBOOK
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2019

Deborah Grace Winer presents her  monthly love letter to New York City, when the acclaimed musical revue 'NEW YORK: BIG CITY SONGBOOK' returns to Birdland Theatre on Sunday, August 11th at 7 pm starring Tony Award winner Karen Ziemba, LaTanya Hall and Nicolas King with special guest Karrin Allyson plus Eric Comstock on piano and vocals and Jay Leonhart on bass and vocals. Mark Waldrop directs with musical arrangements by John Oddo. Birdland is located at 315 West 44th Street, NYC. www.birdlandjazz.com

Vocalist/Pianist Karrin Allyson Comes to Feinstein's at the Nikko Photo Vocalist/Pianist Karrin Allyson Comes to Feinstein's at the Nikko
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2019

Five-time Grammy Award-nominated vocalist/pianist Karrin Allyson will make her Feinstein's at the Nikko debut on Friday, August 23 (8 p.m.) and Saturday, August 24 (8 p.m.). Joined by Miro Sprague and Jeff Johnson, the trio will perform original songs from Karrin's new album, "Some of That Sunshine," as well as many other classic jazz standards, Bossa Nova, French chansons, and, of course, the blues.

Birdland Presents Vincent Herring and More Week of March 11 Photo Birdland Presents Vincent Herring and More Week of March 11
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2019

Birdland will kick-off their great week of programming with Vincent Herring, Beegie Adair, Pete Malinverni Trio, and more!

Birdland Presents Karrin Allyson, Nellie McKay and More Week of March 4 Photo Birdland Presents Karrin Allyson, Nellie McKay and More Week of March 4
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2019

Birdland will kick-off their great week of programming with Karrin Allyson, Nellie McKay, Victoria Shaw "Under the Covers," and more!

George Abud & Katrina Lenk, Laura Osnes, and More Head Up Birdland in March Photo George Abud & Katrina Lenk, Laura Osnes, and More Head Up Birdland in March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2019

Birdland will kick-off their exciting month of programming with the following acts

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