Recording Academy Announces Lifetime Achievement Award, Trustees Award, And Technical GRAMMY Award HonoreesRecording Academy Announces Lifetime Achievement Award, Trustees Award, And Technical GRAMMY Award Honorees
by TV News Desk - Dec 19, 2018

The Recording Academy announced today its Special Merit Awards recipients. This year's Lifetime Achievement Award honorees are Black Sabbath, George Clinton & Parliament-Funkadelic, Billy Eckstine, Donny Hathaway, Julio Iglesias, Sam & Dave, and Dionne Warwick. Lou Adler, Ashford & Simpson, and Johnny Mandel are Trustees Award honorees; and Saul Walker is the Technical GRAMMY® Award recipient. A special award presentation ceremony and concert celebrating the honorees will be held on May 11, 2019, in Los Angeles. Additional details regarding the ceremony will be announced in the coming weeks. (more...)

NJPAC Announces the 2017 TD James Moody Jazz Festival Line-Up
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

The sixth annual TD James Moody Jazz Festival (November 4-12) is packed with performances by today's most listened-to luminaries on the jazz scene. (more...)

Tickets On Sale 4/28 for ELLA & DIZZY at NJPAC
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents Ella & Dizzy: The Centennial Celebration! Celebrate the 100th birthdays of Ella Fitzgerald and Dizzy Gillespie with an exclusive lineup of acclaimed jazz artists:  Gregory Porter, Lizz Wright, Regina Carter, Valerie Simpson, Randy Brecker and Sean Jones, all backed by the Christian McBride Big Band. (more...)

Motown Releases 'Lost' Album 'Diana Ross Sings Songs from THE WIZ' Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2015

Euweb.com reports that a 'lost' album of Diana Ross performing songs from the 1978 big screen adaptation of THE WIZ will be released today, November 27th. (more...)

Motown to Release 'Lost' Album 'Diana Ross Sings Songs from THE WIZ', 11/27
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2015

A 'lost' album of Diana Ross performing songs from the 1978 big screen adaptation of THE WIZ will be released on November 27th. (more...)

BWW Review: Rumer Willis and Tye Blue Blow Audiences Away with HOMAGE
by David Clarke - Nov 11, 2015

Fresh from her stint as Roxie Hart in the Broadway production of Chicago, Rumer Willis and her "nonsexual life partner" Tye Blue took Feinstein's/54 Below by storm with Homage, their soulful and decidedly jazzy cabaret show. Thoroughly enjoying their New York City cabaret debuts, the talented duo had no high concept for the evening. "We're not trying to reinvent cabaret," Blue said. They sang the songs they love to sing in the car when driving around Los Angeles together. As eye rolling and groan inducing as this concept may sound, it must be noted that this simplicity ensured that each and every number had the enthusiastic audience energized and left them applauding and cheering with abandon. (more...)

THE WIZ Screens Tonight at St. Nicholas Park as Part of Harlem Week Festivities
by Movies News Desk - Aug 16, 2014

This year marks the 40th anniversary of the stage play, The Wiz. Join ImageNation, Harlem Week, Harlem Pride and Global Network of Black Pride as they celebrate this cultural milestone with a screening of the celebrated film adaptation of the award-winning play. (more...)

Week One of Lincoln Center's American Songbook Kicks Off 1/30 With Lea Salonga
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2012

Now in its 15th season, Lincoln Center's acclaimed series American Songbook will celebrate the best in American singing and songwriting starting January 30, 2013. Opening night belongs to Lea Solanga, who captivated Broadway audiences with her debut in Miss Saigon many years ago and has since become the voice of Disney movie princesses as well as starring in other major musicals. (more...)

Lincoln Center Announces January 2013 Concerts and Events
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2012

Lincoln Center has announced the following upcoming events. (more...)

Kristin Chenoweth, Lea Salonga and More Set for 2013 Lincoln Center American Songbook Series
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2012

The 2013 Lincoln Center American Songbook series has just been announced via the New York Times. (more...)

The Rrazz Room At Hotel Nikko Announces Their Weekly 411
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2011

the RRAZZ room at Hotel Nikko is San Francisco's premier nightclub, offering the finest in world-class Classic Soul, R&B, Traditional Pop, Jazz, Comedy, Revue and Cabaret entertainment. (more...)

Rrazz Room Announces April Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2011

The RRazz room at Hotel Nikko is San Francisco's premiere nightclub, offering the finest in world-class Classic Soul, R&B, Traditional Pop, Jazz, Comedy, Revue and Cabaret entertainment. This intimate and acoustically perfect venue has been the home for past performers such as: Ashford & Simpson, Oleta Adams, Larry Carlton, Bobby Caldwell, Spyro Gyra, Hiroshima, Diane Schuur, Ben Vereen, Martha Reeves, Miki Howard, The Zapp Band, Con Funk Shun, Pete Escovedo feat. Juan & Peter Michael Escovedo, Freda Payne, Cloris Leachman, Sally Kellerman, Kenny G, Lil' Kim, The Angela Bofill Experience, Australia's Thunder From Down Under, All-4-One, Taylor Hicks, Marlena Shaw, Mary Wilson, Janis Paige, Mark Curry, Stefanie Powers, Davy Jones, Russell Thompkins, Jr. & The New Stylistics, Dame Cleo Laine, Jacqui Dankworth, Keiko Matsui, Ruben Studdard, Eddie Money, David Campbell, Barb Jungr, Lenny Williams, Paula West and Kim Nalley. Host-escorted seating assigned on a first come, first serve basis. Doors open 90 minutes prior to show. The Rrazz Room is a two-drink minimum, all-ages venue, and tickets are non-refundable. (more...)

Photo Flash: Ashford & Simpson Return To The Rrazz Room
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2009

R&B legends Ashford and Simpson return to the Rrazz Room, Hotel Nikko, 222 Mason, SF, Tuesday November 3 through Sunday, November 15. Tickets are $47.50-$55 and can be purchased at www.therrazzroom.com, directly through www.ticketweb.com or 866 468 3399. Last year's shows sold out. (more...)

Ashford and Simpson Return To The Rrazz Room 11/3-11/15
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2009

R&B legends Ashford and Simpson return to the Rrazz Room, Hotel Nikko, 222 Mason, SF, Tuesday November 3 through Sunday, November 15. Tickets are $47.50-$55 and can be purchased at www.therrazzroom.com, directly through www.ticketweb.com or 866 468 3399. Last year's shows sold out. (more...)

Ashford and Simpson Return To The Rrazz Room 11/3-11/15
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2009

R&B legends Ashford and Simpson return to the Rrazz Room, Hotel Nikko, 222 Mason, SF, Tuesday November 3 through Sunday, November 15. Tickets are $47.50-$55 and can be purchased at www.therrazzroom.com, directly through www.ticketweb.com or 866 468 3399. Last year's shows sold out. (more...)

Ashford & Simpson to Return to Feinstein's for 10th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2008

FEINSTEIN'S AT LOEWS REGENCY, the nightclub proclaimed 'Best of New York' by New York Magazine and 'an invaluable New York institution' by The New York Post, will open their 10th Anniversary season with the return of ASHFORD & SIMPSON from September 9 - 20. Following their 2006 and 2007 engagements, which opened to packed houses and critical raves, the celebrated songwriters and performers will reprise many of their greatest hits including 'I'm Every Woman,' 'Ain't No Mountain High Enough,' 'Solid' and 'Reach Out and Touch Somebody's Hand.' They will also include several new songs from Invisible Life, their upcoming musical based on the best-selling novel by E. Lynn Harris. All shows are at the Regency Hotel (540 Park Avenue at 61st Street). (more...)

Ashford & Simpson to Return to Feinstein's for 10th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2008

FEINSTEIN'S AT LOEWS REGENCY, the nightclub proclaimed 'Best of New York' by New York Magazine and 'an invaluable New York institution' by The New York Post, will open their 10th Anniversary season with the return of ASHFORD & SIMPSON from September 9 - 20. Following their 2006 and 2007 engagements, which opened to packed houses and critical raves, the celebrated songwriters and performers will reprise many of their greatest hits including 'I'm Every Woman,' 'Ain't No Mountain High Enough,' 'Solid' and 'Reach Out and Touch Somebody's Hand.' They will also include several new songs from Invisible Life, their upcoming musical based on the best-selling novel by E. Lynn Harris. All shows are at the Regency Hotel (540 Park Avenue at 61st Street). (more...)

R&B Legends Ashford and Simpson to Play Feinstein's
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2007

Feinstein's at the Regency will open their Fall 2007 season with the return of Ashford and Simpson from September 12 - 29. Following their 2006 debut at the club, which opened to packed houses, the celebrated songwriters and performers will perform many of their greatest hits including 'I'm Every Woman,' 'Ain't No Mountain High Enough,' 'Solid' and 'Reach Out and Touch Somebody's Hand.' All shows are at the Regency Hotel (more...)