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Photo Flash: Broadway at Birdland Presents Tom Wopat and Linda PurlPhoto Flash: Broadway at Birdland Presents Tom Wopat and Linda Purl
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2018

The Broadway at Birdland concert series presented Broadway/television stars Tom Wopat and Linda Purl, who celebrated the holidays together in "Home For The Holidays." (more...)

Photo Coverage: New York Pianists Play For The New York Pops Educational ProgramsPhoto Coverage: New York Pianists Play For The New York Pops Educational Programs
by Stephen Sorokoff - Dec 11, 2018

The silent auction item at The New York Pops annual gala/concert held at Carnegie Hall and the Mandarin Hotel in April, offered a pianist to play at your private party complete with catering by Trattoria del Arte. The Pops Concert and Gala's proceeds help finance The Pops/Ed Programs. For the third year, the winning bidder got much more than she bargained for. Not only did the advertised pianist (Stephen Sorokoff) appear, but also a slew of New York's must celebrated keyboard artists and entertainers joined the festivities. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Deborah Grace Winer Brings 'New York: Big City Songbook' To Birdland TheaterPhoto Coverage: Deborah Grace Winer Brings 'New York: Big City Songbook' To Birdland Theater
by Stephen Sorokoff - Nov 26, 2018

Deborah Grace Winer was certainly on the right track last night as she hosted her latest creative musical adventure 'New York: Big City Songbook' at the new Birdland Theater. Deborah is well known to New Yorkers for the imaginative and quality presentations she produced for the Lyrics & Lyricists Series at the 92Y, which she led for 9 seasons. It's difficult to construct a show for New Yorkers about New York, we've seen it all…haven't we? but this smart show with vocalists Klea Blackhurst, La Tanya Hall and Nicolas King (real New Yorkers because as Deborah pointed out they come from everywhere) offered a kaleidoscopic vision of life in the city. (more...)

Photo Flash: Broadway At Birdland Presents Charles CalelloPhoto Flash: Broadway At Birdland Presents Charles Calello
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2018

The Broadway at Birdland concert series was proud to present musical arranger Charles Calello in concert on Monday, November 5. (more...)

Birdland Presents Telly Leung, Veronica Swift and More Week of November 19Birdland Presents Telly Leung, Veronica Swift and More Week of November 19
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2018

Birdland will kick-off their great week of programming with Veronica Swift and Emmet Cohen Trio, Carole Sloane "Still Autumn in New York," Ken Peplowski Big Band, and more! (more...)

Deborah Grace Winer Brings NEW YORK: BIG CITY SONGBOOK to BirdlandDeborah Grace Winer Brings NEW YORK: BIG CITY SONGBOOK to Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2018

Why have so many songwriters been compelled to write about New York? What is it about this city that fuels an endless supply of stories? Deborah Grace Winer's new show NEW YORK: BIG CITY SONGBOOK offers a kaleidoscopic vision of life in the city, from the inspiring and romantic to the aggravating and the quirky. New York is a fabulous character, and Deborah has assembled a great cast of real New Yorkers (meaning they come from everywhere) to take us on this entertaining and exhilarating musical ride in search of what it really means to be a New Yorker. (more...)

Photo Flash: Billy Stritch Returns to the Birdland Theater Stage!Photo Flash: Billy Stritch Returns to the Birdland Theater Stage!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2018

Acclaimed singer/pianist Billy Stritch returned to the Birdland Theater stage on Wednesday, October 17, with two shows. The Grammy-nominated performer entertained with a selection of jazz, popular standards and bossa nova by a range of songwriters including Sammy Cahn and Jimmy Van Heusen, Michel Legrand and the Bergmans, and Brazilian composers Antonio Carlos Jobim and Ivan Lins.  (more...)

Birdland Announces November 2018 ScheduleBirdland Announces November 2018 Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2018

Birdland will kick-off their exciting month of programming with the following acts: (more...)

Birdland Presents The Ron Carter Quartet And More Week Of October 22Birdland Presents The Ron Carter Quartet And More Week Of October 22
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2018

Birdland will kick-off their great week of programming with week two of the "Second Annual Celebration of Ron Carter" with the Ron Carter Quartet, Capathia Jenkins & Louis Rosen 'PHENOMENAL WOMAN: The Maya Angelou Songs,' Alex Frondelli Quartet, and more! (more...)

Birdland Presents Ron Carter's Great Big Band And More Week Of October 15Birdland Presents Ron Carter's Great Big Band And More Week Of October 15
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2018

Birdland will kick-off their great week of programming with week one of the "Second Annual Celebration of Ron Carter" with Ron Carter's Great Big Band, Billy Stritch 'Autumn in the City,' Pasquale Grasso Trio, and more! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Backstage at American Songbook Association's THE JOINT IS JUMPIN'!Photo Coverage: Backstage at American Songbook Association's THE JOINT IS JUMPIN'!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Sep 18, 2018

The American Songbook Association just presented its first Annual Gala, The Joint Is Jumpin'!, a joyous celebration of contributions to the American Songbook by Black songwriters and notable singers. The ASA also presented its first annual Lifetime Achievement Award to singer Marilyn Maye, presented by her longtime friend, fashion designer, Bob Mackie. (more...)

Photo Coverage: American Songbook Association Celebrates THE JOINT IS JUMPIN'!Photo Coverage: American Songbook Association Celebrates THE JOINT IS JUMPIN'!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Sep 18, 2018

The American Songbook Association just presented its first Annual Gala, The Joint Is Jumpin'!, a joyous celebration of contributions to the American Songbook by Black songwriters and notable singers. The ASA also presented its first annual Lifetime Achievement Award to singer Marilyn Maye, presented by her longtime friend, fashion designer, Bob Mackie.  (more...)

Birdland Announces October 2018 Schedule; Anita Gillette, Max von Essen, and MoreBirdland Announces October 2018 Schedule; Anita Gillette, Max von Essen, and More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2018

Birdland will kick-off their exciting month of programming with Dee Dee Bridgewater with the Theo Croker Quintet, Kevin Eubanks Quartet, Anita Gillette, Ron Carter's Great Big Band, Quartet and Golden Striker Trio, Alan Broadbent Trio, Capathia Jenkins & Louis Rosen, Jay Leonhart, Pasquale Grasso Trio, Ken Peplowski with Special Guest Sinne Eeg, Jim Caruso's Cast Party, and more! (more...)

Birdland Presents Nellie McKay, Coltrane Revisited And More Week Of September 17Birdland Presents Nellie McKay, Coltrane Revisited And More Week Of September 17
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2018

Birdland will kick-off their great week of programming with Coltrane Revisited, Nellie Mckay, Tom Tallitsch Quartet, and more! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Celebrities Turn Out For Clint Holmes Birdland PerformancePhoto Coverage: Celebrities Turn Out For Clint Holmes Birdland Performance
by Stephen Sorokoff - Sep 4, 2018

There are some cabaret shows that you never want to end and you would stay in your seat for the 2nd (or if there was), third show. Clint Holmes, was introduced by Broadway at Birdland host Jim Caruso last night as one of the best vocalists in the world and Clint's performance on the stage of Birdland, before a star studded audience of music lovers demonstrated how true that intro was. (more...)

The Wick Theatre To Present THE RADIO HOUR WITH JILL & RICHThe Wick Theatre To Present THE RADIO HOUR WITH JILL & RICH
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2018

"If nominations for the first couple of Palm Beach County music were held, vocalist Jill Switzer and multi-instrumentalist Rich Switzer would be near the top of the list of candidates," according to Florida Weekly. (more...)

American Songbook Association Presents Its First Annual Gala THE JOINT IS JUMPIN'!American Songbook Association Presents Its First Annual Gala THE JOINT IS JUMPIN'!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2018

The American Songbook Association (ASA) is proud to present its first Annual Gala, The Joint Is Jumpin'!, a joyous celebration of contributions to the American Songbook by Black songwriters and notable singers. The ASA will also present its first annual Lifetime Achievement Award to singer Marilyn Maye. The award will be presented to Maye by her longtime friend, fashion designer, Bob Mackie. The event takes place at The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Center, 480 W. 42nd Street, New York City, on September 17, 2018 at 7:30 PM. Tickets, available by going to www.americansongbookassociation.org, are $150, $125 and $45. (more...)

Legendary Songwriters, Classic Popular Singers To Be Celebrated At The 29th Annual New York Cabaret Convention, October 9th-12thLegendary Songwriters, Classic Popular Singers To Be Celebrated At The 29th Annual New York Cabaret Convention, October 9th-12th
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2018

For three decades, the unofficial launch of 'autumn in New York' has been marked by the annual Cabaret Convention of The Mabel Mercer Foundation. This year, their four individual concerts will once again be presented at 6 p.m. at the Rose Theater, Jazz at Lincoln Center, beginning Tuesday, October 9thand running through Friday, October 12th. More than seventy diverse vocalists -- ranging in age from seventeen to ninety -- are scheduled to entertain; thirteen of these will make their New York Cabaret Convention debuts during the 2018 performances. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Clint Holmes, Natalie Douglas, Veronica Swift, and Nicolas King in 'New York Old Friend'Photo Coverage: Clint Holmes, Natalie Douglas, Veronica Swift, and Nicolas King in 'New York Old Friend'
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jun 28, 2018

59th street (Florence Gould Hall) heard the sounds usually found on 44th street (Birdland) for a concert in celebration of The Big Apple last night and Broadwayworld was there. Check out the photos below. (more...)

Photo Flash: Broadway at Birdland Presents NEW YORK, OLD FRIEND!Photo Flash: Broadway at Birdland Presents NEW YORK, OLD FRIEND!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2018

There a lot of great music and so many sterling performances during the Broadway at Birdland presentation of "New York, Old Friend!' Between singers Nicolas King, Natalie Douglas, Veronica Swift, and Clint Holmes, songwriter Ken Laub's clever material was given first-rate attention! Pianist/arranger Tedd Firth and the Diva Jazz Orchestra, under the direction of Sherrie Maricle, helped make the show a super-swinging affair! (more...)

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