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María Grand Reflects on First-Time Motherhood on New Album 'Reciprocity' Photo María Grand Reflects on First-Time Motherhood on New Album 'Reciprocity'
by TV News Desk - Feb 10, 2021

It presents music that Grand wrote and recorded at a pivotal time in her life, in early 2020 when she was five and a half months pregnant with her son, Ayní.

DACAMERA Shares Archival Performance Of Tyshawn Sorey's PERLE NOIRE Photo DACAMERA Shares Archival Performance Of Tyshawn Sorey's PERLE NOIRE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2020

DACAMERA continues its virtual series of streamed archival concerts with the release of Tyshawn Sorey's Perle Noire.

Muhal Richard Abrams' 'SoundPath' Out November 20th��¿  Photo Muhal Richard Abrams' 'SoundPath' Out November 20th��¿ 
by TV News Desk - Nov 5, 2020

Lauded alto saxophonist, composer, and bandleader Bobby Zankel has lived in Philadelphia since 1975.

50th Annual Pitt Jazz Seminar Celebrates With A Virtual Celebration Of Dr. Nathan Dav Photo 50th Annual Pitt Jazz Seminar Celebrates With A Virtual Celebration Of Dr. Nathan Davis & Geri Allen��¿  ​   
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2020

The 50th Annual Pitt Jazz Seminar and Concert will be held November 2-7, 2020 represents the vision of Nicole Mitchell Gantt, who has been Director of Jazz Studies in the Dietrich School's Department of Music since July 2019.

Drummer/Composer Nasheet Waits Joins New England Conservatory Faculty Photo Drummer/Composer Nasheet Waits Joins New England Conservatory Faculty
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2020

New England Conservatory's Jazz Studies Department has hired renowned drummer, composer and educator Nasheet Waits to join the jazz faculty beginning in the 2020-2021 academic year.

26th Annual Herb Alpert Award In The Arts Recipients Announced Photo 26th Annual Herb Alpert Award In The Arts Recipients Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2020

The Herb Alpert Foundation and the California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) have awarded the 2020 Herb Alpert Award in the Arts (HAAIA) to five exceptional mid-career artists. Now in its 26th year, the annual award provides five unrestricted $75,000 grants to independent artists working in the fields of dance, film/video, music, theatre and visual arts. The recipients will be honored at a virtual ceremony hosted by Herb Alpert, his wife Lani Hall Alpert and the Herb Alpert Foundation on Friday, May 22, 2020.

Baruch Performing Arts Center Presents Vijay Iyer & Wadada Leo Smith: A COSMIC RHYTHM Photo Baruch Performing Arts Center Presents Vijay Iyer & Wadada Leo Smith: A COSMIC RHYTHM WITH EACH STROKE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2020

Baruch Performing Arts Center continues its Milt Hinton Jazz Perspectives Concert Series with pianist Vijay Iyer and trumpeter Wadada Leo Smith performing selections from their 2016 album A Cosmic Rhythm With Each Stroke on April 17, 2020 at 8PM. The concert will be held at Baruch Performing Arts Center, 55 Lexington Avenue (25th Street between Third and Lexington Avenues), NYC. Tickets are $16-$51 and can be purchased online at https://ci.ovationtix.com/1091/production/1014634?performanceId=10437252.

Baruch Performing Arts Center to Present Vijay Iyer & Wadada Leo Smith's A COSMIC RHY Photo Baruch Performing Arts Center to Present Vijay Iyer & Wadada Leo Smith's A COSMIC RHYTHM WITH EVERY STROKE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2020

Baruch Performing Arts Center continues its Milt Hinton Jazz Perspectives Concert Series with pianist Vijay Iyer and trumpeter Wadada Leo Smith performing selections from their 2016 album A Cosmic Rhythm With Each Stroke on April 17, 2020 at 8PM. The concert will be held at Baruch Performing Arts Center, 55 Lexington Avenue (25th Street between Third and Lexington Avenues), NYC. Tickets are $16-$51 and can be purchased online at https://ci.ovationtix.com/1091/production/1014634?performanceId=10437252.

Flutist Nicole Mitchell Comes to Scheuer Auditorium at the Jewish Museum Photo Flutist Nicole Mitchell Comes to Scheuer Auditorium at the Jewish Museum
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2020

Bang on a Can and the Jewish Museum's 2019-2020 concert season continues on Thursday, February 27, 2020 at 7:30pm at the Jewish Museum's Scheuer Auditorium (1109 Fifth Avenue at 92nd Street). Flutist Nicole Mitchell's trio Matape, with Val Jeanty and Chad Taylor, creates ancient future soundscapes informed by the African diaspora through flute, Afro-Electronica, and percussion. This season's Bang on a Can performances celebrate the unique power of artist's voices, and Mitchell, emerging from Chicago's innovative music scene in the late 90s, continues that theme. The power of artists voices also resonates with themes in the current exhibition Rachel Feinstein: Maiden, Mother, Crone.

The Jazz Cubano Series at The Jazz Gallery Will Bring the Heat to The Isle Of Manhatt Photo The Jazz Cubano Series at The Jazz Gallery Will Bring the Heat to The Isle Of Manhattan
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2020

February is generally considered one of the coldest months in New York City, but that's about to change with the arrival of The Jazz Gallery's Jazz Cubano Series. Memories of Auld Lang Syne will surely drift away a lot sooner when the polyrhythmic beats of Afro-Cuban jazz, and a parade of expats - from masters to young upstart voices, take the stage at The Jazz Gallery beginning in February and running monthly through December, 2020. Brace yourselves, it's about to get hot in New York City!

Made in NY Jazz Releases Upcoming Schedule Photo Made in NY Jazz Releases Upcoming Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2019

Made in NY Jazz, dedicated to bringing the best jazz musicians in the world to Brooklyn, has presented their January calendar.

Hot House Magazine & Jazzmobile Present The 6th New York City Readers Jazz Awards Photo Hot House Magazine & Jazzmobile Present The 6th New York City Readers Jazz Awards
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2019

Hot House Magazine, in partnership with Jazzmobile is excited to announce the 6th New York City Readers Jazz Awards on Sunday, November 24th at New York City's famed Birdland Jazz Club, located at 315 West 44th Street.

Franco Ambrosetti Leads All-Star Group on New Album Photo Franco Ambrosetti Leads All-Star Group on New Album
by TV News Desk - Sep 5, 2019

One of the most revered figures on the European jazz scene, Swiss trumpeter Franco Ambrosetti has maintained a strong affinity for the music since debuting as a leader in 1965 with A Jazz Portrait of Franco Ambrosetti. Now approaching his 78th birthday in December, Ambrosetti is still swinging after all these years, which is very much in evidence by his latest recording, Long Waves. An all-star session recorded in January, 2019 in New York City, Ambrosetti's 28th as a leader overall and second for the Swiss-based Unit Records features celebrated guitarist John Scofield, pianist Uri Caine, bassist Scott Colley and legendary drummer Jack DeJohnette.Together they interact on an intimate level, displaying remarkable chemistry on seven tracks. 'It was like a constant dialogue,' said Ambrosetti of the empathetic session. 'After one rehearsal, I felt like I had played with this group every night for the last five years.'

The Roots' THINGS FALL APART, DO YOU WANT MORE?!!??! to Receive Anniversary Reissue Photo The Roots' THINGS FALL APART, DO YOU WANT MORE?!!??! to Receive Anniversary Reissue
by TV News Desk - Aug 16, 2019

To celebrate the continuing cultural impact of The Roots, Geffen and UMe/Urban Legends will re-issue the bands' iconic Things Fall Apart, Do You Want More ?!!??! and Illadelph Halflife to commemorate the anniversary of each album's release.

Steve Coleman Releases New Science Fiction Novel, 'Andre's Reboot: Striving To Save H Photo Steve Coleman Releases New Science Fiction Novel, 'Andre's Reboot: Striving To Save Humanity'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2019

Author Steve Coleman has announced his new science fiction novel, André's Reboot: Striving to Save Humanity. Released in February 2019, the book is already receiving rave reviews from readers and reviewers.

Birdland Presents Ravi Coltrane, Melissa Errico, and More Week Of June 3 Photo Birdland Presents Ravi Coltrane, Melissa Errico, and More Week Of June 3
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2019

Birdland will kick-off their great week of programming with Ravi Coltrane, Veronica Swift with Pasquale Grasso, Melissa Errico, and more!

Joel Ross Releases Striking New Music Video For YANA Photo Joel Ross Releases Striking New Music Video For YANA
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2019

Joel Ross has revealed his mesmerizing new music video for “Yana” (directed by Daveion Thompson) from the vibraphonist's acclaimed debut album KingMaker, out now on Blue Note Records. Blue Note has also announced a 2-LP vinyl release for KingMaker, which will come out on August 9 and is available for pre-order now here.

Birdland Announces June 2019 Schedule Photo Birdland Announces June 2019 Schedule
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2019

Birdland will kick-off their exciting month of programming with the following acts:

Photo Flash: Inside The 2019 Herb Alpert Awards Photo Photo Flash: Inside The 2019 Herb Alpert Awards
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2019

The Herb Alpert Foundation and California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) has awarded the 25th Annual Herb Alpert Award in the Arts to five exceptional mid-career artists at a celebration hosted by the Herb Alpert Foundation in New York City on Monday, May 13.

Vibraphonist Joel Ross Releases New Single YANA From Debut Album KINGMAKER Out 5/3 Photo Vibraphonist Joel Ross Releases New Single YANA From Debut Album KINGMAKER Out 5/3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2019

Vibraphonist Joel Ross has revealed “Yana,” another new track from his auspicious debut album KingMaker, which comes out May 3. Hear “Yana” on Blue Note's Jazz Now! playlist. Ross will be celebrating the album's release at Jazz Standard in New York City on June 4-5 and Pizza Express in London on July 10-11. This Spring and Summer he'll also be appearing at festivals in the U.S. (Atlanta & Newport) and Europe (North Sea & Umbria), in addition to upcoming tour stops in Brooklyn, Washington DC, and Boston. See below for a full list of tour dates.

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