MACHITO & THE IMPACT OF THE AFRO-CUBANS Announced At 80 HOSTOS Center For The Arts & CultureMACHITO & THE IMPACT OF THE AFRO-CUBANS Announced At 80 HOSTOS Center For The Arts & Culture
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2019

Modeled after the highly acclaimed retrospective of Tito Puente in 2017, the Hostos Center for the Arts & Culture will honor the late iconic singer and bandleader Francisco Machito Grillo (1908-1984) and his Orchestra (the Afro-Cubans) in a 3-day celebration May 2-4 on the campus of Hostos Community College, 450 Grand Concourse (at 149th Street), in the Bronx. Machito & the Impact of the Afro-Cubans at 80 examines the Orchestra's influence on a variety of Latin musical styles, including Latin jazz that affected the music of Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, Stan Kenton and others. (more...)

Complete Schedule, Artistic Personnel And Activities Announced For Machito & The Impact Of The Afro-Cubans At 80Complete Schedule, Artistic Personnel And Activities Announced For Machito & The Impact Of The Afro-Cubans At 80
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2019

Modeled after the highly acclaimed retrospective of Tito Puente in 2017, the Hostos Center for the Arts & Culture will honor the late iconic singer and bandleader Francisco Machito Grillo (1908-1984) and his Orchestra (the Afro-Cubans) in a 3-day celebration May 2-4 on the campus of Hostos Community College, 450 Grand Concourse (at 149th Street), in the Bronx. Machito & the Impact of the Afro-Cubans at 80 examines the Orchestra's influence on a variety of Latin musical styles, including Latin jazz that affected the music of Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, Stan Kenton and others. (more...)

Machito & The Impact Of The Afro-Cubans At 80 Comes to HOSTOS Center For The Arts & CultureMachito & The Impact Of The Afro-Cubans At 80 Comes to HOSTOS Center For The Arts & Culture
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2019

Modeled after the highly acclaimed retrospective of Tito Puente in 2017, the Hostos Center for the Arts & Culture will honor the late iconic singer and bandleader Francisco Machito Grillo (1908-1984) and his Orchestra (the Afro-Cubans) in a 3-day celebration May 2-4 on the campus of Hostos Community College, 450 Grand Concourse (at 149th Street), in the Bronx. Machito & the Impact of the Afro-Cubans at 80 examines the Orchestra's influence on a variety of Latin musical styles, including Latin jazz that affected the music of Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, Stan Kenton and others. (more...)

Announcing JON SECADA At Patchogue TheatreAnnouncing JON SECADA At Patchogue Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2019

Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts presents the multiple Grammy Award-winning Cuban/American singer Jon Secada on Friday, May 3 at 8pm. Ticket prices range between $25 - $55, plus applicable fees. Purchase online, by phone or at the box office. For more information, visit PatchogueTheatre.org, call the Patchogue Theatre Box Office at 631-207-1313, or stop by 71 East Main Street, Patchogue, NY. (more...)

MAMBO MEMORIES 2 Brings the Palladium Era to Hostos Center AgainMAMBO MEMORIES 2 Brings the Palladium Era to Hostos Center Again
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2018

By popular demand, the Hostos Center for the Arts & Culture brings back its 'Mambo Memories' concert, a tribute to the Palladium Ballroom era of the 1950s with a performance featuring a wide array of singers and dancers on Saturday, April 21st, 7:30 PM in the Main Theater at the Hostos Center, Hostos Community College, 450 Grand Concourse, in the Bronx. A dance follows at 9:30 PM in the Hostos Cafe with Salsa Warrior DJ Roy spinning mambo favorites. (more...)

The Kentucky Center presents The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton MarsalisThe Kentucky Center presents The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2017

The world-renowned Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra (JLCO) is a 15-piece musical group consisting of some of the best ensemble players, soloists and arrangers in jazz music, and led by famed trumpeter and composer Wynton Marsalis. Their show contains a wide variety of musical works, including original and historic compositions, Jazz at Lincoln Center-commissioned pieces and masterworks from celebrated musicians such as Duke Ellington, Mary Lou Williams and Charles Mingus. (more...)

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis Returns to Marcus Center
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis (JLCO) comprises 15 of the finest jazz soloists and ensemble players today. The orchestra makes a return to the Marcus Center's Uihlein Hall on Wednesday, October 11 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

Alan Gilbert and New York Philharmonic Present World Premiere of THE JUNGLE By Wynton Marsalis, 12/28
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

Music Director Alan Gilbert will conduct the New York Philharmonic in the World Premiere of Pulitzer Prize winner Wynton Marsalis'sáThe Jungleá(Symphony No. 4), commissioned by the Philharmonic as the first of The New York Commissions, with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis; William Bolcom's Trombone Concerto with Principal Trombone Joseph Alessi as soloist; and Copland'sáQuiet City,áfeaturing Principal Trumpet Christopher Martin and English horn player Grace Shryock in her Philharmonic solo debut. (more...)

Jason Gotay, Ashley Park & More to Star in Readings of New Musical MARCO POLO
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2015

Prospect Theater Company (under the leadership of Artistic Director Cara Reichel and Managing Director Melissa Huber), will be presenting a developmental reading of the new musical Marco Polo by Deborah Abramson (music) and Peter Mills (book and lyrics), on Monday, October 5. (more...)

Valley Performing Arts Center to Host Linda Ronstadt in Conversation with Dan Guerrero, Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2015

Like never before, the world-renowned 16th Annual Vancouver International Tap Festival is showcasing the fullness of a living, exciting, vital art taking place from Aug. 27 - 30, 2015. Tap dancing - from its deep musical roots and brilliant contemporary blossoming - explored and experienced from new perspectives and levels of excellence, includes two Canadian premieres of globally recognized and celebrated artists. (more...)

Valley Performing Arts Center to Host Linda Ronstadt in Conversation with Dan Guerrero, 9/29
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2015

Like never before, the world-renowned 16th Annual Vancouver International Tap Festival is showcasing the fullness of a living, exciting, vital art taking place from Aug. 27 - 30, 2015. Tap dancing - from its deep musical roots and brilliant contemporary blossoming - explored and experienced from new perspectives and levels of excellence, includes two Canadian premieres of globally recognized and celebrated artists. (more...)

MSM Afro-Cuban Jazz Orchestra Pays Tribute to the Music of Puerto Rico Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2015

The multi-Grammy-nominated Manhattan School of Music AFRO-CUBAN JAZZ ORCHESTRA, conducted by Bobby Sanabria, pays tribute to LA ISLA DEL ENCANTO (PUERTO RICO) with works by Rafael Hernandez, Bobby Capo, Juan Tizol, Ricardo Pons, Eddie Palmieri, Ray Santos' monumental Puerto Rican Suite, and more! Special Guests will include members of Danza Fiesta and noted poet/performer Mariposa Fernandez. (more...)

MSM Afro-Cuban Jazz Orchestra to Pay Tribute to the Music of Puerto Rico, 3/27
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2015

The multi-Grammy-nominated Manhattan School of Music AFRO-CUBAN JAZZ ORCHESTRA, conducted by Bobby Sanabria, pays tribute to LA ISLA DEL ENCANTO (PUERTO RICO) with works by Rafael Hernandez, Bobby Capo, Juan Tizol, Ricardo Pons, Eddie Palmieri, Ray Santos' monumental Puerto Rican Suite, and more! Special Guests will include members of Danza Fiesta and noted poet/performer Mariposa Fernandez. (more...)

Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra Turns 10 At Symphony Space
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2012

The Afro Latin Jazz Alliance has announced that it will celebrate the 10th Anniversary season of the GRAMMY« Award-winning Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra (ALJO), directed by Arturo O'Farrill, with a special program at Symphony Space on Manhattan's Upper West Side, on January 20 & 21. (more...)

Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra Turns 10 1/20-21 At Symphony Space
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2011

The Afro Latin Jazz Alliance has announced that it will celebrate the 10th Anniversary season of the GRAMMY« Award-winning Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra (ALJO), directed by Arturo O'Farrill, with a special program at Symphony Space on Manhattan's Upper West Side, on January 20 & 21. (more...)

Latin Recording Academy Announces Special Award Recipients
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2011

Joe Arroyo,Gal Costa, JosÚ Feliciano, Alex Lora, Les Luthiers, Ruben Rada, and Linda Ronstadt will be honored withThe Latin Recording Academy's Lifetime Achievement Award, and Manuel Alejandro, Jesus 'Chucho' Ferrerand and Ray Santos are the recipients of the prestigious Trustees Award, it was announced today by The Latin Recording Academy. (more...)

Latin Recording Academy Announces Special Award Recipients
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2011

Joe Arroyo,Gal Costa, JosÚ Feliciano, Alex Lora, Les Luthiers, Ruben Rada, and Linda Ronstadt will be honored withThe Latin Recording Academy's Lifetime Achievement Award, and Manuel Alejandro, Jesus 'Chucho' Ferrerand and Ray Santos are the recipients of the prestigious Trustees Award, it was announced today by The Latin Recording Academy. (more...)

Photo Coverage: An Evening of Latin Rhythms
by Walter McBride - Nov 22, 2006

An array of stars sizzled through the BC/EFA benefit 'An Evening of Latin Rhythms' at BB Kings Blues Club on November 20th! (more...)

BWW TV & That's Kentertainment Video Exclusive: Chita Rivera
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2006

When the stage legend Chita Rivera wanted to talk about her current involvement in the 'An Evening of Latin Ryhthms' - the one night only event to benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS on November 20th, who did she give the exclusive to? BroadwayWorld.com and That's Kentertainment of course! (more...)

Lupita Joins Chita and More at BC/EFA's Latin Rhythms 11/20
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2006

International telenovela superstar Lupita Ferrer is the latest in a string of stars of latino stars of stage, screen, and music announced to appear in An evening of Latin Rhythms at BB Kings Blues Club. Broadway legend and Kennedy Center honoree Chita Rivera will host this one night only fundraising event for Broadway Cares / Equity Fights AIDS. (more...)

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