NJCU Center For The Arts Screens BILL EVANS: TIME REMEMBERED With Pre-Film Concert NJCU Center For The Arts Screens BILL EVANS: TIME REMEMBERED With Pre-Film Concert
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2020

On Saturday March 7, the NJCU Center for the Arts presents the celebrated documentary 'Bill Evans: Time Remembered' which captures the genius of the legendary pianist through interviews, rare archival footage, and conversations with great musicians such as Jack DeJohnette and Tony Bennett. The program takes place at Ingalls Recital Hall on the Jersey City campus of NJCU and features a pre-screening concert with pianist Joel Zelnik, bassist Gary Mazzaroppi, and drummer David Cox. (more...)

HIGHLIGHTS IN JAZZ 2020 Releases Upcoming Schedule HIGHLIGHTS IN JAZZ 2020 Releases Upcoming Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2020

The 48th season of the popular Highlights In Jazz continues on March 19, 2020, when producer Jack Kleinsinger presents 'Ellington Everlasting.' The concert turns the spotlight on the maestro's timeless compositions and enduring legacy, through the dynamic vision of featured performers like trombonist Art Baron & The Duke's Men, drummer Bernard Purdie, bassist Bill Crow, saxophonists Bill Easley and Mark Hynes, pianist James Weidman and vocalist Ira Hawkins. In keeping with the beloved HIJ tradition, a surprise special guest will be on hand for the concert, to be held at BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center. (more...)

Centenary Stage Company Wraps Up 2020 January Thaw Music Festival with Sam Reider and the Human Hands Centenary Stage Company Wraps Up 2020 January Thaw Music Festival with Sam Reider and the Human Hands
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2019

Centenary Stage Company wraps up its 2020 January Thaw Music Festival with Sam Reider and the Human Hands. The performance will take place at the Lackland Performing Arts Center on Saturday, January 25th @ 8:00 pm. (more...)

Kendra Shank to Perform Tribute to Abbey Lincoln at NYC Winter Jazzfest Kendra Shank to Perform Tribute to Abbey Lincoln at NYC Winter Jazzfest
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2019

New York vocalist Kendra Shank pays tribute to her friend and mentor Abbey Lincoln (1930 - 2010) in a program of songs composed by the legendary singer, songwriter, actress, poet, civil rights activist, and NEA Jazz Master whose powerful messages of love, struggle, hope, and freedom are timeless and timely. Shank's CD A Spirit Free: Abbey Lincoln Songbook (2007, the first Lincoln songbook ever recorded) received a New York Times Critics' Choice, 4 stars in DownBeat, and numerous 'Best of the Year' awards, among other accolades. (more...)

Centenary Stage Company Announces Annual JANUARY THAW MUSIC FESTIVAL 2020 Centenary Stage Company Announces Annual JANUARY THAW MUSIC FESTIVAL 2020
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2019

Centenary Stage Company's annual January Thaw Music Festival heats things up through the month of January with three exciting musical guests in the Lackland Performing Arts Center. (more...)

The Roberta Piket Sextet Will Pay Tribute to the Music of Marian McPartland at Flushing Town Hall 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. (more...)

Lakewood Theatre Company Presents For One Night Only, The Musical Revue HERE WE GO AGAIN Lakewood Theatre Company Presents For One Night Only, The Musical Revue HERE WE GO AGAIN
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2019

JAN KOENIG and LISA KNOX present an evening of song in a one-night only production entitled HERE WE GO AGAIN! on Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at 7:00 PM. It's been four long years since their last standing room only show at Lakewood Side Door Cabaret.  (more...)

As The Weather Cools Down, Flushing Town Hall Heats Up This Fall As The Weather Cools Down, Flushing Town Hall Heats Up This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2019

Fall gets festive at Flushing Town Hall! The global arts venue will present over 30 programs to entertain audiences of all ages and backgrounds this September through December. From a Diwali dance party to a marionette Nutcracker, there will be something for everyone to celebrate this season, including Flushing Town Hall's first-ever presentation of six NEA Jazz Masters together on stage for a once-in-a-lifetime concert. (more...)

Westchester Collaborative Theater Jazz Masters Series Presents Pianist/Vocalist Valerie Capers Westchester Collaborative Theater Jazz Masters Series Presents Pianist/Vocalist Valerie Capers
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2019

On Saturday, August 3, Westchester Collaborative Theater (WCT) continues its Jazz Masters music series with the Valerie Capers Quartet featuring Capers an accomplished performer, educator and composer and her band. Joining Capers will be John Robinson on bass, Alan Givens on saxophone and flute and Doug Richardson on drums. The band will perform two sets at 7:30 and 9 pm at WCT, 23 Water Street in Ossining. (more...)

Birdland Presents David Murray With Saul Williams And More the Week Of May 6 Birdland Presents David Murray With Saul Williams And More the Week Of May 6
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2019

Birdland will kick-off their great week of programming with the following acts. (more...)

The Green Room 42 Celebrates Buckingham Nicks With Brad Simmons, Michael Holland And Jon Weber The Green Room 42 Celebrates Buckingham Nicks With Brad Simmons, Michael Holland And Jon Weber
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2019

THE GREEN ROOM 42 Broadway's newest intimate concert venue will present Buckingham Nicks, from Brad Simmons, Michael Holland, and Jon Weber, on Friday, May 3 at 9:30 PM. In this one-night-only event, three of New York City's most in-demand music directors will reinterpret and honor the extraordinary artists Lindsey Buckingham and Stevie Nicks. Before they joined Fleetwood Mac, the dynamic duo released one masterpiece self-titled album. Soon after, their luscious hit songs ( Rhiannon, Monday Morning, Landslide, and Don't Let Me Down Again ) were in heavy radio rotation. And then, the Rumours album gave us Dreams, Go Your Own Way, I Don't Want To Know, and The Chain. (more...)

Birdland Announces May 2019 Schedule - Emmet Cohen Trio, David Murray with Saul Williams, and More! Birdland Announces May 2019 Schedule - Emmet Cohen Trio, David Murray with Saul Williams, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2019

Birdland has announced its upcoming May program! (more...)

Schimmel Center At Pace University Presents BABY, DREAM YOUR DREAM Schimmel Center At Pace University Presents BABY, DREAM YOUR DREAM
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2019

Schimmel Center at Pace University concludes its 2018-19 Cabaret Series with an evening of standards and musical theater selections composed by women titled Baby, Dream Your Dream: The Great Women Songwriters today, March 9, 2019 at 7:30pm. Tickets start at $29 and can be purchased at SchimmelCenter.org, by phone at 212-346-1715, or by visiting the Schimmel Center Box Office at 3 Spruce Street, Manhattan. Box office hours are Tuesday-Today, Noon-5pm, and then beginning three hours prior to each performance, through intermission. (more...)

Brooklyn Music School Announces 6th Annual Middle School Jazz Festival Brooklyn Music School Announces 6th Annual Middle School Jazz Festival
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2019

Brooklyn Music School (BMS) presents the 6th Annual Middle School Jazz Festival today, March 2, 2019 from 12pm to 6:30pm, with a concert at 4:30pm, followed by a jam session with students, faculty, and guest artist. BMS is located at 126 Saint Felix Street, Brooklyn. Concert tickets are a $10 suggested donation. (more...)

Schimmel Center At Pace University Presents BABY, DREAM YOUR DREAM Schimmel Center At Pace University Presents BABY, DREAM YOUR DREAM
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2019

Schimmel Center at Pace University concludes its 2018-19 Cabaret Series with an evening of standards and musical theater selections composed by women titled Baby, Dream Your Dream: The Great Women Songwriters on Saturday, March 9, 2019 at 7:30pm. Tickets start at $29 and can be purchased at SchimmelCenter.org, by phone at 212-346-1715, or by visiting the Schimmel Center Box Office at 3 Spruce Street, Manhattan. Box office hours are Tuesday-Saturday, Noon-5pm, and then beginning three hours prior to each performance, through intermission. (more...)

Jenn Gambatese, Margo Seibert, and More Feature in BABY DREAM YOUR DREAM Concert Jenn Gambatese, Margo Seibert, and More Feature in BABY DREAM YOUR DREAM Concert
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2019

Schimmel Center at Pace University concludes its 2018-19 Cabaret Series with an evening of standards and musical theater selections composed by women titled Baby, Dream Your Dream: The Great Women Songwriters on Saturday, March 9, 2019 at 7:30pm. (more...)

Jack Kleinsinger's Highlights In Jazz 46th Anniversary Gala 2/28, BMCC TRIBECA Performing Arts Center Jack Kleinsinger's Highlights In Jazz 46th Anniversary Gala 2/28, BMCC TRIBECA Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2019

Each year, savvy jazz fans look forward to the annual Highlights In Jazz series. For almost a half century, the Jack Kleinsinger-produced events have brought together a multitude of beloved jazz musicians spanning an eclectic mix of generations and styles. The 2019 season is no exception, with four stellar concerts featuring some of the brightest luminaries in jazz today. (more...)

Brooklyn Music School Announces 6th Annual Middle School Jazz Festival Brooklyn Music School Announces 6th Annual Middle School Jazz Festival
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2019

Brooklyn Music School (BMS) presents the 6th Annual Middle School Jazz Festival on Saturday, March 2, 2019 from 12pm to 6:30pm, with a concert at 4:30pm, followed by a jam session with students, faculty, and guest artist. BMS is located at 126 Saint Felix Street, Brooklyn. Concert tickets are a $10 suggested donation. (more...)

Highlights In Jazz to Have 46th Anniversary Gala Highlights In Jazz to Have 46th Anniversary Gala
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2019

Each year, savvy jazz fans look forward to the annual Highlights In Jazz series. For almost a half century, the Jack Kleinsinger-produced events have brought together a multitude of beloved jazz musicians spanning an eclectic mix of generations and styles. The 2019 season is no exception, with four stellar concerts featuring some of the brightest luminaries in jazz today. (more...)

Jack Kleinsinger's Highlights In Jazz 46th Anniversary Gala Announced At Tribeca PAC Jack Kleinsinger's Highlights In Jazz 46th Anniversary Gala Announced At Tribeca PAC
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2019

The 47th season of Highlights In Jazz kicks off with an all-star concert featuring pianist/vocalist Daryl Sherman, saxophonist Houston Person, trumpeter Warren Vaché, clarinetist/saxophonist Ken Peplowski, pianist Norman Simmons, bassist Boots Maleson, and guitarist James Chirillo, plus a special surprise guest. (more...)

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