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Birdland Announces February 2022 Schedule Photo Birdland Announces February 2022 Schedule
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 19, 2022

Birdland Jazz Club and Birdland Theater are open this February with a full slate of nightly performances! 

The Django Announces February Line-Up Photo The Django Announces February Line-Up
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 27, 2021

THE DJANGO, downtown Manhattan’s premier jazz club, will continue to host today’s jazz legends and rising stars. On February 3, The Django celebrates the fifth anniversary of the Brooklyn-based record label, La Reserve, with special performances by the label’s artists.

Cyrus Chestnut, Diane Schuur, Reggie Workman and More to Play the House of Swing's Di Photo Cyrus Chestnut, Diane Schuur, Reggie Workman and More to Play the House of Swing's Dizzy's Club in 2022
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 14, 2021

Jazz at Lincoln Center's Dizzy's Club will continue its season of in-person performances in January and February 2022, presenting a diverse lineup that pays tribute to jazz greats, showcases rising stars on the scene, and welcomes award-winning artists whose work runs the gamut of jazz styles and traditions.

The Django Announces December Line-Up featuring Lonnie Smith Tributes, Duchess Holida Photo The Django Announces December Line-Up featuring Lonnie Smith Tributes, Duchess Holiday Show and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 10, 2021

. Today‚Äôs leading artists gather on The Django stage to celebrate NEA Jazz Master¬†Dr. Lonnie Smith¬†in special back-to-back tribute concerts 12/9. Two leading pianists make their Django debut:¬†Benito Gonzalez¬†12/3 followed by¬†Orrin Evans¬†12/8 leading his new Brazilian project ‚ÄúTerreno Comun‚ÄĚ.

Letizia Gambi and Drummer Lenny White Will Perform at The Cutting Room Next Month Photo Letizia Gambi and Drummer Lenny White Will Perform at The Cutting Room Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Sep 29, 2021

Grammy-nominated international vocalist Letizia Gambi will perform at the Cutting Room in New York City this October 15, 2021 at 9:30 and 11pm. Gambi will be joined by her longtime collaborator, the legendary American jazz drummer Lenny White to perform several of their co-written originals. Gambi's show will also preview new compositions from her upcoming album and a selection of uniquely-arranged covers.

Letizia Gambi And Lenny White To Perform At The Cutting Room In October Photo Letizia Gambi And Lenny White To Perform At The Cutting Room In October
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 28, 2021

Grammy-nominated international vocalist Letizia Gambi will perform at the Cutting Room in New York City this October 15, 2021 at 9:30 and 11pm. Gambi will be joined by her longtime collaborator, the legendary American jazz drummer Lenny White to perform several of their co-written originals.

Corky Hale and Tricia Tahara Will Lead TWO MRS. STOLLERS at the Catalina Jazz Club in Photo Corky Hale and Tricia Tahara Will Lead TWO MRS. STOLLERS at the Catalina Jazz Club in Hollywood
by Stephi Wild - Sep 10, 2021

Joining them will be musical director Michael Arrom, Lyman Medeiros on bass, John Ciodini on guitar, and Gene Coye and drums.

Clifton Anderson Releases 'Been Down This Road Before' Photo Clifton Anderson Releases 'Been Down This Road Before'
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Dec 22, 2020

Been Down This Road Before¬†is the title track from¬†‚ÄčClifton Anderson‚Äô‚Äčs new album, which shares the same name. ‚Äč

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 AllenÔĽ¬Ņ‚Äá‚ÄĀ‚Äč‚Ää‚ÄĀ‚ÄĮ
by A.A. Cristi - 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.

Film Producer and Drummer Richard Baratta Releases Studio Debut Photo Film Producer and Drummer Richard Baratta Releases Studio Debut
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 25, 2020

Richard Baratta is known around town as a revered film producer - but he is also an accomplished and versatile drummer. Today, he has released his sophomore album Music in Film: The Reel Deal on New York based jazz label Savant Records.

Drummer/Composer Nasheet Waits Joins New England Conservatory Faculty Photo Drummer/Composer Nasheet Waits Joins New England Conservatory Faculty
by Chloe Rabinowitz - 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.

The Vermont Jazz Center to Present Live Stream Events Featuring Terri Lyne Carrington Photo The Vermont Jazz Center to Present Live Stream Events Featuring Terri Lyne Carrington and Social Science
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 22, 2020

The Vermont Jazz Center will present an online event on Saturday, May 23rdand Sunday, May 24th with drummer Terri Lyne Carrington and Social Science. The activities will be livestreamed from the VJC's website at www.vtjazz.org beginning at 8:00 pm on Saturday and continuing Sunday, May 24th, from 2:00 - 5:00 PM.

Made in NY Jazz Releases Upcoming Schedule Photo Made in NY Jazz Releases Upcoming Schedule
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 30, 2019

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

Letizia Gambi With Lenny White And All Star Band Announced At D.C. Blues Alley Photo Letizia Gambi With Lenny White And All Star Band Announced At D.C. Blues Alley
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 27, 2019

Letizia Gambi's music is a combination of her Italian-Neapolitan roots with the heritage of Black American Jazz. It is a 'cultural fusion', her January 29, 2020 performance at Blues Alley will feature a veritable 'United Nations' of jazz musicians.

Cortland Repertory Theatre Downtown Welcomes the Cornell Jazz Ensembles Photo Cortland Repertory Theatre Downtown Welcomes the Cornell Jazz Ensembles
by Rebecca Russo - Oct 16, 2019

Cortland Repertory Theatre Downtown at 24 Port Watson Street in Cortland is proud to present The Jazz Ensembles from Cornell University with a unique and exciting concert on Friday October 25 at 7:30 PM. Directed by Paul Merrill, the talented student musicians will present a concert entitled 'Mythology, Folklore, and Freedom: Train Imagery in Early Blues, Folk, Jazz and Pop.' With a central theme of songs about trains and a?oeriding the railsa??, the concert features music by Johnny Cash, Duke Ellington, Bob Marley, Arlo Guthrie, Thelonious Monk, Lead Belly, Elizabeth Cotton, Henry Thomas, Mary Lou Williams, and The O'Jays.  Special guest musician/singer Miché Fambro will also join the group, bringing his own unique sound to the concert.  Tickets for $10.00 for adults and seniors, and $8.00 for youth under 22.

Celebrate The Legacy Of Paul Robeson At Peekskill's Paramount Theatre Photo Celebrate The Legacy Of Paul Robeson At Peekskill's Paramount Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Sep 6, 2019

Join the Paul Robeson Celebration Committee this Friday, September 6, 8:00 pm, at the Paramount Theatre, 1008 Brown Street in Peekskill, NY, to celebrate the legacy of Paul Robeson.

Grassroots Homegrown Jazz Festival Raises Hudson Valley's Profile Photo Grassroots Homegrown Jazz Festival Raises Hudson Valley's Profile
by Stephi Wild - Jul 27, 2019

August 8 a?" 11 is the 10th season for The Hudson Valley Jazz Festival. Arturo O'Farrill, Wallace Roney, The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra, Dave Liebman, Buster Williams and Lenny White have appeared over the years. But the mission for this series is to raise the profile of the region's deep resource of talent deserving wider recognition.

Hostos Center For The Arts & Culture Presents A Tribute To Dave Valentin & More Photo Hostos Center For The Arts & Culture Presents A Tribute To Dave Valentin & More
by Julie Musbach - Mar 19, 2019

On Saturday, April 6, Hostos Center for the Arts & Culture presents a double bill of Latin jazz with a Tribute to Dave Valentin, featuring a quintet led by the late flutist's musical director, pianist Bill O'Connell with virtuoso flutist Andrea Brachfeld, then following with the debut of Bill O'Connell's most recent project A.C.E. (Afro-Caribbean Ensemble) featuring a nonet comprised of some of New York's top jazz and Latin jazz artists.

1969 Woodstock Festival Alum David Sanborn Returns 50 Years Later Photo 1969 Woodstock Festival Alum David Sanborn Returns 50 Years Later
by Rebecca Russo - Feb 19, 2019

The intimate, indoor Event Gallery at Bethel Woods Center for the Arts will host 1969 Woodstock festival alumnus (who performed with Paul Butterfield as part of the Butterfield Blues Band) and Grammy-award winner David Sanborn on November 7th at 8:00 p.m. Reserved seating tickets will go on-sale to the general public on Friday, February 22nd at 10:00 a.m. at www.BethelWoodsCenter.org  

Randy Brecker, Wallace Roney, Marvin Stamm And Eric Harland Headline DocFest New York Photo Randy Brecker, Wallace Roney, Marvin Stamm And Eric Harland Headline DocFest New York Benefit Concert At The New School
by Stephi Wild - Nov 19, 2018

DocFest / New York DocFest (docfestjazz.org) will have its inaugural New York Benefit Concert (matinee), hosted by The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music. Featured performers include world renown drummer/composer Eric Harland with Aaron Parks, piano; Matt Brewer, bass; Walter Smith III, tenor sax and Mike Moreno, guitar.

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