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PBS to Air GRAMMY SALUTE TO MUSIC LEGENDS Photo PBS to Air GRAMMY SALUTE TO MUSIC LEGENDS
by Kaitlin Milligan - Aug 27, 2019

In collaboration with PBS' 'Great Performances' series,¬†the Recording Academy presents 'GRAMMY Salute To Music Legends¬ģ,' the fourth annual all-star concert offering a primetime spotlight for the Academy's 2019 Special Merit Awards recipients. Recorded in May at Los Angeles' Dolby Theatre, the event premieres nationwide Friday, Oct. 18 at 9 p.m. on PBS (check local listings),pbs.org/gperf¬†and the PBS Video app.

Jazz At MOCA To Feature Tom McCormick Friday, 7/26 Photo Jazz At MOCA To Feature Tom McCormick Friday, 7/26
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 1, 2019

Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami (MOCA) is thrilled to present Tom McCormick as part of its monthly "Jazz at MOCA" series. McCormick is a gifted multi-instrumentalist in addition to being an accomplished composer and arranger. He blends the sounds of Latin, Brazilian and funk-infused music with smooth jazz for a performance full of energy.

The Empress Theatre Presents an Incredible Night of World Music Featuring Badi Assad, Photo The Empress Theatre Presents an Incredible Night of World Music Featuring Badi Assad, George Brooks and Kala Ramnath's GLOBAL CONVERSATION
by Rebecca Russo - Jun 27, 2019

The Empress Theatre presents an evening of World Music featuring Badi Assad and George Brooks & Kala Ramnath's "Global Conversation" with Frank Martin and Selvaganesh Vinayakram.

Amanda McBroom In LADY MACBETH SINGS THE BLUES At Rubicon This Weekend Photo Amanda McBroom In LADY MACBETH SINGS THE BLUES At Rubicon This Weekend
by Julie Musbach - Jun 7, 2019

Rubicon Theatre Company announces two performances of an intimate concert featuring Golden Globe Award-Winner and Grammy nominee Amanda McBroom, presented as part of the 2018-2019 Janet and Mark L. Goldenson Broadway Concert Series. Amanda McBroom, a Rubicon favorite both as a singer and actress, returns to Rubicon with a concert version of her hit play Lady Macbeth Sings the Blues on Saturday June 8 at 8p.m. and Sunday June 9 at 2 p.m.

DC Jazz Festival Adds Cassandra Wilson, Kenny Garrett & Joshua Redman To Great Master Photo DC Jazz Festival Adds Cassandra Wilson, Kenny Garrett & Joshua Redman To Great Masters of Jazz Celebration
by Tori Hartshorn - May 30, 2019

Celebrating 15 years as the only citywide jazz festival in the Mid-Atlantic region, DC Jazz Festival (DCJF) is proud to announce the addition of acclaimed genre-bending vocalist Cassandra Wilson, perennial poll-winning alto saxophonist Kenny Garrett, and tenor sax titan Joshua Redman to its already stellar lineup celebrating Great Masters of Jazz, Sunday, June 16 in the Kennedy Center Concert Hall. The DC JazzFest presented by Events DC takes place throughout the District from June 7-16.

A Bounty of Free Concerts Offered for DC Jazz Festival's 15th Anniversary Celebration Photo A Bounty of Free Concerts Offered for DC Jazz Festival's 15th Anniversary Celebration
by Tori Hartshorn - May 21, 2019

DC Jazz Festival (DCJF), with the only city-wide jazz festival in the mid-Atlantic region, today announced a veritable cornucopia of free concerts including an incredible international roster of jazz artists from five continents, slated to perform at indoor and outdoor venues across DC at the DC JazzFest presented by Events DC (DC JazzFest). The free programming offers a wonderful complement to the scintillating lineup of ticketed signature events, enhancing the overall festival experience.

DC Jazz Festival Announces Nick Cannon to Host Finale Celebrating Great Masters of Ja Photo DC Jazz Festival Announces Nick Cannon to Host Finale Celebrating Great Masters of Jazz
by Tori Hartshorn - May 3, 2019

DC Jazz Festival (DCJF), with the only city-wide jazz festival in the mid-Atlantic region, today announced that Nick Cannon will host Great Masters of Jazz, on June 16 in the Kennedy Center Concert Hall. Co-presented by the DC Jazz Festival and the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, with support from Events DC, Great Masters of Jazz will celebrate the life and work of the legend Quincy Jones; the trailblazing trumpeter-bandleader Roy Hargrove; the highly influential song stylist Nancy Wilson; and DC's own peerless pianist-vocalist Shirley Horn and saxophonist-educator Fred Foss. Featured performers and presenters include the Roy Hargrove Big Band, Patti Austin, Kenny Garrett, Justin Kauflin, Adam Clayton Powell III, Angela Stribling, Paxton Baker, Sharón Clark, Princess Mhoon Dance Project, and very special guests.

Birdland Presents The Frank Catalano Quartet And More Week Of April 29 Photo Birdland Presents The Frank Catalano Quartet And More Week Of April 29
by Julie Musbach - Apr 19, 2019

Birdland will kick-off their great week of programming with Frank Catalano Quartet, Emmet Cohen Trio, Julie Budd, and more!

Birdland Announces May 2019 Schedule - Emmet Cohen Trio, David Murray with Saul Willi Photo Birdland Announces May 2019 Schedule - Emmet Cohen Trio, David Murray with Saul Williams, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Apr 16, 2019

Birdland has announced its upcoming May program!

Concord Jazz, Live Nation Present the 50th Anniversary Concord Jazz Festival Photo Concord Jazz, Live Nation Present the 50th Anniversary Concord Jazz Festival
by Kaitlin Milligan - Apr 15, 2019

 Concord Jazz and Live Nation are proud to present the 50th Anniversary Concord Jazz Festival, to be held on Saturday, August 3rd at the Concord Pavilion in Concord, California. 2019 marks the fiftieth anniversary of the festival, which began at a city park in 1969 and gave birth to the venerable Concord Jazz label. Concord Jazz continues its commitment to presenting the finest jazz and live music with this year's line-up.

WAITRESS, THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG, A CHRISTMAS STORY And BEAUTIFUL Will Anchor The M Photo WAITRESS, THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG, A CHRISTMAS STORY And BEAUTIFUL Will Anchor The McCallum's Exciting New Season, Announced Today
by David Green - Apr 8, 2019

The McCallum Theatre announced today its new lineup for the 2019-2020 season, continuing to present the finest world-class artists and entertainers for Coachella Valley audiences.  The new season includes McCallum debuts, returning favorites, iconic superstars, family-friendly entertainment and holiday cheer, among so much more. A CHRISTMAS STORY, WAITRESS and THE PLAY THAT GOES WORING are among the many Broadway offerings in what looks to be the most stellar season in McCallum history.

Photo Coverage: Celebrating Music With Marilyn Maye, Clint Holmes, Patti Austin & Gre Photo Photo Coverage: Celebrating Music With Marilyn Maye, Clint Holmes, Patti Austin & Gregg Field at The Kravis Center
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jan 6, 2019

The weekend started with Marilyn Maye and The Kravis Center Pops Orchestra Big Band conducted by Tedd Firth in a memorable concert by one of the most beloved singers of our generation. Marilyn Maye, arguably one of the finest vocalists ever to sing in a night club, concert hall, TV Studio or on a Broadway stage gave The Kravis Center Audience an evening of her artistry that will stay in their musical memory forever.

The Philly Pops Celebrates Philly Contributions To America's Art Form With January Co Photo The Philly Pops Celebrates Philly Contributions To America's Art Form With January Concert Series
by Stephi Wild - Jan 3, 2019

The Philly POPS presents Jazzed! The Philly POPS BIG Band with Terell Stafford, a swinging program honoring Philadelphia's unique contributions to the history of jazz, January 18 20 at The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts. This performance is a part of The Philly POPS 40th Anniversary Season, which celebrates artists and music with connections to Philadelphia and the POPS.

The Philly POPS Celebrates Philly Contributions To America's Art Form With January Co Photo The Philly POPS Celebrates Philly Contributions To America's Art Form With January Concert Series
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 13, 2018

The Philly POPS presents Jazzed! The Philly POPS BIG Band with Terell Stafford, a swinging program honoring Philadelphia's unique contributions to the history of jazz, January 18-20 at The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts. This performance is a part of The Philly POPS 40th Anniversary Season, which celebrates artists and music with connections to Philadelphia and the POPS.

BET Celebrates Quincy Jones with New Music Special Photo BET Celebrates Quincy Jones with New Music Special
by Kaitlin Milligan - Nov 27, 2018

BET Networks is set to premiere 'Q85: A Musical Celebration for Quincy Jones,' a star-studded evening that celebrates the life and legacy of the icon. The special was taped in September at the Microsoft Theater at L.A. Live in Los Angeles, and will premiere on BET Networks on Sunday, December 9, 2018 at 8:00PM ET.

City Winery Chicago Announces Christopher Cross, Lisa Fischer and More Photo City Winery Chicago Announces Christopher Cross, Lisa Fischer and More
by Kaitlin Milligan - Oct 30, 2018

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces the return of multi-Grammy award-winning singer-songwriter Christopher Cross, Twenty Feet from Stardom's Ms. Lisa Fischer & Grand Baton, award-winning Celtic quarter We Banjo 3, and more. The following shows go on sale to the public on Thursday, November 1 at noon. All tickets will be available at citywinery.com/chicago.

Steve Tyrell Releases Remastered & Expanded BACK TO BACHARACH Album Photo Steve Tyrell Releases Remastered & Expanded BACK TO BACHARACH Album
by Tori Hartshorn - Oct 29, 2018

Grammy Award-winner and two-time Emmy nominee Steve Tyrell has remastered his classic Back to Bacharach album and has added seven new songs. The expanded 21-track edition is by New Design Records and Warner Brother's East/West Records. The new collection is available now HERE.

Lillias White & Cady Huffman To Join Will & Anthony Nunziata At The Green Room 42 For Photo Lillias White & Cady Huffman To Join Will & Anthony Nunziata At The Green Room 42 For Album Release
by Julie Musbach - Oct 24, 2018

Tony Award-winners Lillias White & Cady Huffman will join twin brother singer-songwriters Will & Anthony Nunziata in concert on Sat. Nov. 17 at 7pm at The Green Room 42 to celebrate the release of their new Adult Contemporary album Love Always (released 11/16).

Singer-Songwriter Duo Will & Anthony Nunziata Partner with Susan G. Komen for 2018/20 Photo Singer-Songwriter Duo Will & Anthony Nunziata Partner with Susan G. Komen for 2018/2019
by Tori Hartshorn - Oct 19, 2018

Multitalented twin brother singer-songwriters¬†Will & Anthony Nunziata¬†have officially partnered with one of the nation's leading breast cancer non-profits,¬†Susan G. Komen¬ģ. The original song ‚ÄúThe Gift Is You‚ÄĚ from their soon to be released album¬†Love Alwayswill be used in upcoming campaign videos for the organization in 2018 & 2019. The song was¬†written as a response to their mother's breast cancer diagnosis (today she is in remission) and the brothers debuted the song during two sold out shows at Carnegie Hall with the 90-piece New York Pops.¬†The song will be available on iTunes with a portion of the proceeds benefiting Susan G. Komen. Grammy-winning producer/songwriter Rudy Perez (Christina Aguilera, Gloria Estefan, Ricky Martin) wrote the Spanish version ‚ÄúEl Regalo Eres Tu‚ÄĚ also featured on the album.¬†¬†

Community Driven Family Storytelling Event EXTRA YARN Is Free At Garry Marshall Theat Photo Community Driven Family Storytelling Event EXTRA YARN Is Free At Garry Marshall Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Oct 2, 2018

Garry Marshall Theatre is back with the highly anticipated marshallARTS family storytelling program Storybook Pages with the Caldecott Honor-winning children's book Extra Yarn written by Mac Barnett and illustrated by Jon Klassen on Saturday, October 13 at 11am.

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