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Eliane Elias, The Anderson Brothers, and More to Play Birdland Next Month Photo Eliane Elias, The Anderson Brothers, and More to Play Birdland Next Month
by Blair Ingenthron - Mar 26, 2023

Birdland Jazz Club and Birdland Theater have released jazz programming from March 28 through April 9.

Miller Theatre's Jazz Series Presents The SEAN JONES QUARTET, March 4 Photo Miller Theatre's Jazz Series Presents The SEAN JONES QUARTET, March 4
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 3, 2023

Miller Theatre at Columbia University School of the Arts continues its 2022-23 Jazz series with the Sean Jones Quartet. The trumpeter/bandleader makes his Miller debut performing originals and standards.

Star-Studded Jazz Lineup Comes to Chris' Jazz Café this February Photo Star-Studded Jazz Lineup Comes to Chris' Jazz Café this February
by Stephi Wild - Jan 10, 2023

A star-studded lineup is on tap for jazz lovers this February at the legendary Chris‚Äô Jazz Caf√©, located at 1421 Sansom Street in Philadelphia. On Friday & Saturday, February 2 & 3, the club is ‚ÄúCelebrating Sinatra‚ÄĚ with the¬†Benny Benack Sextet¬†featuring rising star vocalist¬†Ana√Įs Reno.

Smoke Jazz Club Begins 2023 With 80th Birthday Celebrations For Al Foster And Billy H Photo Smoke Jazz Club Begins 2023 With 80th Birthday Celebrations For Al Foster And Billy Harper, And More!
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 7, 2022

New York's Smoke Jazz Club kick-starts 2023 with a stellar line-up of some of jazz's greatest artists during the month of January.

10th Annual Coltrane Festival Comes to Smoke Jazz Club Photo 10th Annual Coltrane Festival Comes to Smoke Jazz Club
by Stephi Wild - Nov 29, 2022

¬†SMOKE's year-end Coltrane Festival ‚ÄúCountdown 2023‚ÄĚ begins with the first of 16 nights led by a longtime friend of the club: living legend and renowned performer¬†George Coleman. He joins forces with a most illustrious prot√©g√©, the great Eric Alexander for an intergenerational tenor saxophone summit meeting for the ages. Coleman and Alexander will be joined by dazzling pianist Emmet Cohen, rock-solid bassist John Webber and rousing drummer Joe Farnsworth.¬†

Miller Theatre Announces A Full, Premiere-Filled 2022-23 Season Of Modern Music, Jazz Photo Miller Theatre Announces A Full, Premiere-Filled 2022-23 Season Of Modern Music, Jazz, And Early Music
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 22, 2022

The ever-adventurous Miller Theatre presents a full season of in-person programming for the first time since before the pandemic. Executive Director Melissa Smey, lauded for the integrity of her curating, has produced an invigorating season featuring four classic Miller series: Composer Portraits, Early Music, Bach, and Jazz.

Black Music City Awards $90,000 In Artistic Grants That Honor Philadelphia's Rich Bla Photo Black Music City Awards $90,000 In Artistic Grants That Honor Philadelphia's Rich Black Music History
by Stephi Wild - Feb 15, 2022

A total of $90,000 in grants is being awarded to 46 Black creatives in the greater Philadelphia area by the Black Music City project, it was announced today.

The 10th Annual TD James Moody Festival Announced at NJPAC Photo The 10th Annual TD James Moody Festival Announced at NJPAC
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 22, 2021

The New Jersey Performing Arts Center celebrates the 10th annual TD James Moody Jazz Festival showcasing an all-star lineup of the country's best musicians, held Nov 5-21, including the award-winning Maria Schneider Orchestra, the New Jersey premiere of Christian McBride's The Movement Revisited, the Tony Award-winning Lillias White (currently on Broadway in Chicago), a special tribute concert to George Wein.

VIDEO: Spencer Barnett Releases 'Slow It Down' Photo VIDEO: Spencer Barnett Releases 'Slow It Down'
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 23, 2020

Rising star Spencer Barnett's infectious single follows the release of '48 Hours in Paris,' 'eta' and 'Welcome to My Mind,' which will all be included on Spencer's just announced six-track Welcome To My Mind EP due out on Friday, November 20th.

Spencer Barnett Releases Indie-Pop Anthem 'Slow It Down' Photo Spencer Barnett Releases Indie-Pop Anthem 'Slow It Down'
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 28, 2020

Spencer Barnett delivers on his latest indie-pop anthem 'Slow It Down' available now across all digital streaming platforms via The Orchard.

Spencer Barnett Drops Live Video for '48 Hours in Paris' Photo Spencer Barnett Drops Live Video for '48 Hours in Paris'
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Aug 28, 2020

After dropping back-to-back magnetic summer singles with 'eta' and 'Welcome to My Mind,' rising star and singer-songwriter Spencer Barnett has returned with an official live music video for his latest bop '48 Hours in Paris' available now on all digital streaming platforms via The Orchard.

CONVERSATIONS ABOUT JAZZ Explores Music Of Iconic Album 'The Young Lions' August 6 Photo CONVERSATIONS ABOUT JAZZ Explores Music Of Iconic Album 'The Young Lions' August 6
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 3, 2020

Join 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. 

CONVERSATIONS ABOUT JAZZ Explores the Music of Iconic Album 'The Young Lions' With Wy Photo CONVERSATIONS ABOUT JAZZ Explores the Music of Iconic Album 'The Young Lions' With Wycliffe Gordon and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 3, 2020

Hammonds House Digital is inviting you to join them 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.

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 Stephi Wild - 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.

NFL Hall Of Famer Walter Jones Named Celebrity Judge In Canton Ballet's TOUCHDOWNS AN Photo NFL Hall Of Famer Walter Jones Named Celebrity Judge In Canton Ballet's TOUCHDOWNS AND TUTUS Fundraiser
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 25, 2020

Canton Ballet's annual Touchdowns and Tutus experience is set. The family-friendly event pairs high school football players with Canton Ballet ballerinas in a performance competition at Umstattd Performing Arts Hall located at 2323 17th Street, N.W. on the Pro Football Hall of Fame campus in Canton.

Harris Center Announced Blue Note 80th Anniversary Jazz Celebration Photo Harris Center Announced Blue Note 80th Anniversary Jazz Celebration
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 30, 2019

Celebrating eight decades of a historic jazz record label, the Harris Center welcomes Blue Note Records 80th Birthday Celebration--The State of Jazz 2019, featuring three jazz stars, each with a stellar band ready to sizzle Stage One. Performing with her trio, a?oeKandace Springs has a voice that would melt snowa?? (Prince). James Francies has worked with jazz royalty from Christian McBride to Pat Metheny; performing with his trio, he's a?oea pianist with liquid dynamism in his toucha?? (New York Times). Finally, saxophonist James Carter has 18 recordings under his own name; he a?oecan be sumptuously romantic or exhilaratingly funkya?? He's at his earthiest and most accessible with this classic Hammond organ trio lineupa?? (Guardian) which he'll have in tow with him for the tour.

BWW Review: FRIENDSICAL, Nuffield Southampton Theatres Photo BWW Review: FRIENDSICAL, Nuffield Southampton Theatres
by Jo Fisher - Oct 22, 2019

This year, the ever-popular sitcom Friends turns 25 years old; and what better way to celebrate than by seeing it memorialised on stage in musical form?

Breaking: THE WHO'S TOMMY Will Come Back to Broadway in 2021 Photo Breaking: THE WHO'S TOMMY Will Come Back to Broadway in 2021
by Nicole Rosky - Oct 21, 2019

It was announced today that producers Hal Luftig and Patrick Catullo will bring a new production of the classic rock opera The Who's Tommy back to Broadway in the 2021 season, directed by two-time Tony Award-winner Des McAnuff, who also directed the original Broadway production.

Giants of Jazz 22 Honors Life and Music of Harold Mabern Photo Giants of Jazz 22 Honors Life and Music of Harold Mabern
by Julie Musbach - Oct 14, 2019

Jazz all-stars salute one of their own a?" the late piano legend and influential music educator Harold Mabern a?" in Giants of Jazz 22 Honoring Harold Mabern, a concert celebration of his life and craft on Saturday, November 16 at 8 p.m.

BWW Review: FRIENDSICAL, Worthing Pavilion Theatre Photo BWW Review: FRIENDSICAL, Worthing Pavilion Theatre
by Fiona Scott - Oct 5, 2019

It's been 25 years since a certain coffee shop-loving troupe appeared on our TV screens. FRIENDSICAL: A Parody Musical About Friends, written and directed by Miranda Larson, is a love letter to that sitcom series so many know and love. After debuting at this year's Edinburgh Fringe Festival, it is making its Worthing stop on a UK tour at the Pavilion Theatre.

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