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Date Of Death:
September 03, 2003
 
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Date of Death: September 03, 2003
ISLAMIC SNOW WHITE Will Hold Free Performances From Camden Rep Photo ISLAMIC SNOW WHITE Will Hold Free Performances From Camden Rep
by Stephi Wild - Apr 22, 2021

Celebrate the Eid with a unique family event. Camden Repertory Theatre wants kids who might not usually see themselves reflected on stage to identify with a message of peace and compassion offered by a delightful new musical.

Paterson Music Project Presents MLK Celebration Virtual Concert Photo Paterson Music Project Presents MLK Celebration Virtual Concert
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 13, 2021

The Paterson Music Project, a program of the Wharton Institute for the Performing Arts, announced today that it will host a MLK Celebration Virtual Concert on Saturday, January 16 from 4:00-5:00 p.m. EST to commemorate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

The Royal Bopsters' Long Awaited PARTY OF FOUR Is Released Today Photo The Royal Bopsters' Long Awaited PARTY OF FOUR Is Released Today
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 13, 2020

Motéma Music has relewased Party of Four, the sophomore release from renowned vocal jazz quartet The Royal Bopsters. This twelve-track venture, which follows up their critically acclaimed 2015 debut, celebrates both the proud history and the bright future of vocal jazz.

NJPAC Brings Original, Virtual Jazz Discussions and Performances to Living Rooms Acro Photo NJPAC Brings Original, Virtual Jazz Discussions and Performances to Living Rooms Across The Country
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 2, 2020

The New Jersey Performing Arts Center, the State's  premiere non-profit cultural and arts institution, is bringing an original, exciting virtual series of stimulating jazz discussions and thrilling performances straight to your living room, no matter where in the country you reside. NJPAC is among the nation's largest producer of virtual content in a wide variety of genres.

Composers Concordance Presents Clarinet Motion Featuring The Licorice Clarinet Quarte Photo Composers Concordance Presents Clarinet Motion Featuring The Licorice Clarinet Quartet
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 21, 2020

On Monday, November 16th at 7pm at William Paterson University in Wayne, NJ, Composers Concordance presents Clarinet Motion, a concert event pairing new clarinet quartet compositions with an array of contemporary choreographies as part of WPU's New Music Series.

35th Annual FRIENDS OF ALEC WILDER Concert Goes Digital Photo 35th Annual FRIENDS OF ALEC WILDER Concert Goes Digital
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Oct 14, 2020

The 35th Annual Friends of Alec Wilder concert, featuring the many sides of one of America’s most unique and unclassifiable 20th Century composers, will go virtual this year on YouTube.

Paterson Music Project Hosts Virtual Building Harmony Breakfast Photo Paterson Music Project Hosts Virtual Building Harmony Breakfast
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 7, 2020

The Paterson Music Project (PMP), a program of the Wharton Institute for the Performing Arts, announced today that it will host the 2020 Building Harmony Breakfast on Thursday, October 29 at 10:00 a.m. EST via Zoom.

Indo-American Arts Council Presents A Virtual ERASING BORDERS DANCE FESTIVAL Photo Indo-American Arts Council Presents A Virtual ERASING BORDERS DANCE FESTIVAL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 3, 2020

Indo-American Arts Council will present the Erasing Borders Dance Festival from September 20-27, 2020 at 8:30pm EST each day on Facebook Live.

Joe's Pub Features Michael Mwenso Live From Home and More This Week Photo Joe's Pub Features Michael Mwenso Live From Home and More This Week
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 22, 2020

 Joe's Pub, a program of The Public Theater, continues JOE'S PUB LIVE!, its free series of live-streamed and archived performances from their iconic stage in New York City. Designed to facilitate social connection during this time of physical distancing, Joe's Pub will share multiple events with audiences worldwide each week.

Joe's Pub Features Priya Darshini Live From Home, and The Jewbadours and Mrs. Smith F Photo Joe's Pub Features Priya Darshini Live From Home, and The Jewbadours and Mrs. Smith From the Archives This Week
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 15, 2020

Joe's Pub, a program of The Public Theater, continues JOE'S PUB LIVE!, its free series of live-streamed and archived performances from their iconic stage in New York City. Designed to facilitate social connection during this time of physical distancing, Joe's Pub will share multiple events with audiences worldwide each week.

Six Composers Selected for New Music USA's Amplifying Voices Program Photo Six Composers Selected for New Music USA's Amplifying Voices Program
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 10, 2020

New Music USA has announced six composers who have been co-commissioned to write new orchestral works through its Amplifying Voices Program, supported by the Sphinx Venture Fund.

February 2020 Lineup Announced At Birdland Jazz Club And Birdland Theater Photo February 2020 Lineup Announced At Birdland Jazz Club And Birdland Theater
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 16, 2020

Birdland Jazz Club¬†and¬†Birdland Theater¬†are pleased to present the schedule for the month of February! At¬†Birdland Jazz Club, catch the iconic¬†Lionel Hampton Big Band Featuring Jason Marsalis,¬†current GRAMMY nominee¬†Catherine Russell, the Birdland debut of¬†AGUAS Trio with Omar Sosa, Yilian Ca√Īizares and Gustavo Ovalles,¬†and iconic vocalist¬†Jane Monheit.¬†Internationally recognized trumpeter¬†Rachel Therrien,¬†the¬†Seth Weaver Big Band,¬†and¬†The Voice¬†contestant¬†Melinda Rose Rodriguez¬†will also be performing upstairs.¬†

Paterson Music Project Performs At Prudential Center For NJ Devils Game Photo Paterson Music Project Performs At Prudential Center For NJ Devils Game
by Stephi Wild - Jan 12, 2020

Wharton Institute for the Performing Arts' Paterson Music Project (PMP) returns for their third annual performance at the Prudential Center (25 Lafayette Street, Newark) on Tuesday, February 11 at 7:00pm during the first intermission of the NJ Devils vs. Florida Panthers hockey game. The PMP Orchestra and Band will perform their signature choreographed Twinkle Tango as well as Queen's We Will Rock You and Shaker based on the Shaker melody Simple Gifts. Tickets to the game start at $35 and can be purchased at www.patersonmusicproject.org.

Tyshawn Sorey Named Opera Philadelphia's New Composer in Residence Photo Tyshawn Sorey Named Opera Philadelphia's New Composer in Residence
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 21, 2019

Opera Philadelphia welcomes Tyshawn Sorey, ‚Äúa composer of radical and seemingly boundless ideas‚ÄĚ (Wall Street Journal), as the company's next Composer in Residence. Sorey, whose residency begins in November 2019, is the first resident in a new phase of the company's renowned program that will give composers more opportunities to explore the opera medium.

Tyshawn Sorey Named Opera Philadelphia's Composer In Residence Photo Tyshawn Sorey Named Opera Philadelphia's Composer In Residence
by Stephi Wild - Nov 21, 2019

Opera Philadelphia welcomes Tyshawn Sorey, 'a composer of radical and seemingly boundless ideas' (The Wall Street Journal), as the company's next Composer in Residence. Sorey, whose residency begins in November 2019, is the first resident in a new phase of the company's renowned program that will give composers more opportunities to explore the opera medium.

Vocalist Lucy Dhegrae Explores The Trauma Of Sexual Assault In THE PROCESSING SERIES Photo Vocalist Lucy Dhegrae Explores The Trauma Of Sexual Assault In THE PROCESSING SERIES
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 24, 2019

Lucy Dhegrae, vocalist and founder of the acclaimed Resonant Bodies Festival, will open The Processing Series on November 23 at National Sawdust, with a program entitled More Beautiful Than Words Can Tell. The four-concert residency will explore the nature of trauma, and how music can help us to recover and process the aftermath of a traumatic experience. 

Bergen County Players Presents A COMEDY OF TENORS Photo Bergen County Players Presents A COMEDY OF TENORS
by Stephi Wild - Oct 23, 2019

Bergen County Players (BCP) continues its 87th season with A Comedy of Tenors, written by Ken Ludwig and directed by Bill Kaufman. A Comedy of Tenors runs October 26th through November 16th, with curtain at 8 pm on Fridays and Saturdays, and 2 pm on Sundays. All performances will take place at the Little Firehouse Theatre, 298 Kinderkamack Road in Oradell. Tickets may be purchased online at www.bcplayers.org, by calling 201-261-4200 or by visiting the box office during regular box office hours.

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.

Giants of Jazz 22 Honors Life and Music of Harold Mabern Photo Giants of Jazz 22 Honors Life and Music of Harold Mabern
by Julie Musbach - Oct 14, 2019

Jazz all-stars salute one of their own a?" the late piano legend and influential music educator Harold Mabern a?" in Giants of Jazz 22 Honoring Harold Mabern, a concert celebration of his life and craft on Saturday, November 16 at 8 p.m.

HARLEM 100 Featuring Mwenso & The Shakes Announced At MPAC Photo HARLEM 100 Featuring Mwenso & The Shakes Announced At MPAC
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 24, 2019

Celebrate the music that made Harlem the center of the music universe at Harlem 100 Featuring Mwenso & The Shakes, Sunday, October 27 at 7 pm at Mayo Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $29-$69.

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