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Lynn University Announces 2019‚Ä"20 Season Of LIVE AT LYNN Theatre Series Photo Lynn University Announces 2019‚Ä"20 Season Of LIVE AT LYNN Theatre Series
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 22, 2019

Lynn University and Jan McArt, producer and director of theatre arts program development, today announced that both season subscriptions and individual show tickets are available for the popular Libby Dodson's Live at Lynn Theatre Series.

Photo Flash: Benny Benack III Returns to Birdland Photo Photo Flash: Benny Benack III Returns to Birdland
by Stephi Wild - Jul 17, 2019

Trumpeter and crooner Benny Benack III returned to the Birdland stage on Monday, July 15, with his inimitable brand of energetic, swingin' songs and irrepressible charisma. Benny presented music from his upcoming sophomore album titled 'A Lot of Livin' to Do.‚ÄĚ Commemorating the release of one of the album's singles, he performed a duet of Gigi Gryce's 'Social Call,‚ÄĚ which he performed on the recording with Veronica Swift, and in the concert with Aleta Moses. Benny was joined by Takeshi Ohbayashi on piano, Joe Peri on drums, Philip Norris on bass, with special guest vocalists Aleta Moses and Anais Reno, and Alex Claffy guesting on bass.

CELEBRATING NAT KING COLE Bows At The West End Lounge, July 19 Photo CELEBRATING NAT KING COLE Bows At The West End Lounge, July 19
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 11, 2019

Waverly | Grace Entertainment will present Celebrating... Nat 'King' Cole, opening at The West End Lounge on Friday, July 19, 2019, starring vocalist, Jordan von Haslow and Jazz pianist Matt Baker.

Birdland Presents The Freddy Cole Quartet And More Week Of July 8 And 15 Photo Birdland Presents The Freddy Cole Quartet And More Week Of July 8 And 15
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 28, 2019

Birdland will kick-off their great week of programming with the following acts:

Birdland Presents Veronica Swift And More Week Of July 1 Photo Birdland Presents Veronica Swift And More Week Of July 1
by Julie Musbach - Jun 21, 2019

Birdland will kick-off their great week of programming with Veronica Swift with the Emmet Cohen Trio, Nancy Kelly, Eve Marie Shahoian, and more!

CURSED CHILD Cast, Laura Osnes, and More Headline Birdland in July Photo CURSED CHILD Cast, Laura Osnes, and More Headline Birdland in July
by Julie Musbach - Jun 14, 2019

Birdland Jazz Club announces July 2019 Schedule featuring Veronica Swift with the Emmet Cohen Trio, Freddy Cole Quartet, Steve Smith's Groove Blue Organ Trio, John Pizzarelli: Two-week engagement, Nancy Kelly, Konrad Paszkudzki and Pasquale Grasso, Lew Tabackin Trio, Michael Wolff Trio, Laura Osnes, Alyssa Allgood Quartet, Ladybugs, The Lineup with Susie Mosher, Jim Caruso's Cast Party, and more.

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 Julie Musbach - May 24, 2019

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

Birdland Announces June 2019 Schedule Photo Birdland Announces June 2019 Schedule
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 15, 2019

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

Photo Coverage: Ken Laub's New York, Old Friend Plays Dizzy's Club Photo Photo Coverage: Ken Laub's New York, Old Friend Plays Dizzy's Club
by Stephen Sorokoff - Apr 26, 2019

As Johnny Carson once said about a super singer (Marilyn Maye), 'you young singers if you want to see how it's done listen to this'….I'm sure if Johnny had heard Clint Holms, Veronica Swift, and Nicolas King he would be giving that same instruction to aspiring vocalists. Last night the three gave an awesome display of musicianship when singing the unique songs of Ken Laub. The exciting Tedd Firth arrangements were played by the swinging Sherrie Miracle Diva orchestra with pianist and music director Firth conducting.

Celebrity Series Of Boston Announces 2019-2020 Season Photo Celebrity Series Of Boston Announces 2019-2020 Season
by Stephi Wild - Apr 10, 2019

The Celebrity Series of Boston announced its 2019-2020 season today, marking 81 years of bringing the world's greatest performing artists to Boston.

BWW Review: Washington Performing Arts Serves Up a Swinging Gala Photo BWW Review: Washington Performing Arts Serves Up a Swinging Gala
by Sam Abney - Apr 7, 2019

All of the cultural offerings in Washington, D.C. can be easy to take for granted. There are now so many options for theater, music, dance, opera, ballet, or any other art form that it's easy to forget this wasn't always the case. The robust arts scene of today is possible thanks to long-established organizations which have championed the creation and presentation of exciting works for decades. As one of the most established performing arts institutions in America, Washington Performing Arts stands as a symbol of all the city has to offer. During their annual gala, the organization successfully celebrated their long history while looking to all they still have to offer in the coming years.

Highlights In Jazz Presents 'A Salute to Randy Brecker' Photo Highlights In Jazz Presents 'A Salute to Randy Brecker'
by Kaitlin Milligan - Apr 1, 2019

The annual Highlights In Jazz series, a fan fave for almost a half century, can be counted on to deliver concerts that surprise and delight savvy jazz fans. The third event of the 2019 lineup showcases one of the series' most beloved traditions: paying homage to a living jazz great. The Highlights In Jazz presentation¬†Salute to Randy Brecker¬†celebrates the music and contributions of this beloved trumpeter and contemporary jazz icon. ‚ÄúLet's honor them while they can smell the roses,‚ÄĚ declares producer Jack Kleinsinger.

Matt Baker A RHAPSODY OF GERSHWIN Premieres At Birdland To A Capacity Crowd Photo Matt Baker A RHAPSODY OF GERSHWIN Premieres At Birdland To A Capacity Crowd
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 20, 2019

Jazz pianist Matt Baker returned to a capacity crowd at Birdland (315 West 44th Street NYC) with the world premier of his NEW project: A Rhapsody of Gershwin on Monday, March 18 to huge standing ovations! This brilliant show presented a whole new spin on the music one of America's most celebrated composers, with an all-star lineup from the heart of New York's jazz scene. Joining Matt Baker - Piano; were Endea Owens - double bass; Curtis Nowosad - drums; Alex Goodman - guitar; and special guests: Nico Sarbanes- trumpet & voice; and Grammy nominated vocalist Nicole Zuraitis.

Matt Baker Returns to Birdland with A RHAPSODY OF GERSHWIN Photo Matt Baker Returns to Birdland with A RHAPSODY OF GERSHWIN
by Stephi Wild - Mar 10, 2019

Jazz pianist Matt Baker returns to the Birdland stage (315 West 44th Street NYC 10036) with the world premier of a BRAND NEW project: A Rhapsody of Gershwin on Monday, March 18th at 7:00 pm. This show presents a whole new spin on the music one of America's most celebrated composers, with an all-star lineup from the heart of New York's jazz scene. Joining Matt Baker - Piano; are Endea Owens - double bass; Curtis Nowosad - drums; Alex Goodman - guitar; and special guests: Benny Benack III - trumpet & voice; and Grammy nominated vocalist Nicole Zuraitis. This is Gershwin, like you've never heard it. Comprising music from Crazy for You, Porgy and Bess and An American in Paris, plus other exciting gems from the classical and popular worlds of George Gershwin, including the haunting Concerto in F! The cover for the show is only $30 with a $10 food / drink minimum. The doors will open at 5:00 pm.

Michael Winther and Matt Baker Come to Birdland Theater Photo Michael Winther and Matt Baker Come to Birdland Theater
by Stephi Wild - Feb 10, 2019

A "first-rate singer of unusual refinement" with "a voice that traverses genres" (New York Times), Michael Winther, making his Birdland Theater solo debut, joins forces with award-winning jazz pianist, Matt Baker for a unique mix of classic, romantic standards and contemporary love songs as well as some discoveries from the contemporary musical theater - just in time for Valentine's Day!

42nd Freihofer's Saratoga Jazz Festival Announces 2019 Lineup Photo 42nd Freihofer's Saratoga Jazz Festival Announces 2019 Lineup
by Stephi Wild - Jan 31, 2019

The 2019 Freihofer's Saratoga Jazz Festival features an extraordinary roster of twenty-two musical groups, highlighted by the festival debut of Grammy award winning artist Norah Jones, and the return of jazz legend George Benson and festival favorite Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue. Back by popular demand is also Los Van Van 50th Anniversary, Django Festival All-Stars with Edmar Casta√Īeda and Grace Kelly, Joshua Redman Quartet, and James Carter Organ Trio. Fifteen emerging artists making their Saratoga debuts include Kandace Springs, Donna Grantis, Joey DeFrancesco Trio, Mercy Project which features Jon Cowherd, Brian Blade, John Patitucci, and Steve Cardenas, Antonio Sanchez & Migration, and Cha Wa. The festival will also feature a record number of groups led by women artists, highlighted by Allison Miller, Veronica Swift, Ruthie Foster and Youn Sun Nah.

William H. Gile Trust Brings Mnozil Brass To The CCA This February Photo William H. Gile Trust Brings Mnozil Brass To The CCA This February
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 2, 2019

Mnozil Brass will perform at the Capitol Center for the Arts (Concord, NH) on Thursday, February 7, 2019 at 7:30PM. This performance is part of the free 2018-'19 William H. Gile Concert Series.

Final Weekend To Vote For The 2018 BroadwayWorld Cabaret Awards! Photo Final Weekend To Vote For The 2018 BroadwayWorld Cabaret Awards!
by Alan Henry - Dec 27, 2018

There's just one weekend left to vote for the BroadwayWorld Cabaret Awards!

Birdland Presents Kurt Elling And More Week Of December 31 Photo Birdland Presents Kurt Elling And More Week Of December 31
by Alexa Criscitiello - Dec 21, 2018

Birdland will kick-off their great week of programming with the following acts:

Two Weeks Left To Vote For The 2018 BroadwayWorld Cabaret Awards! Photo Two Weeks Left To Vote For The 2018 BroadwayWorld Cabaret Awards!
by Alan Henry - Dec 18, 2018

Voting continues for three more weeks for the BWW Cabaret Awards! There's just three weeks left!

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