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Wynton Marsalis's exploration of socio-cultural and political issues has yielded some of his most inspired and provocative work over the last four decades including the GRAMMYⓇ Award-winning Black Codes (From the Underground) in 1985, Blood on the Fields ─ the first jazz composition ever to win ... (read complete bio)
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@wyntonmarsalis - 11/15/20 10:57am This Monday, November 16 at 7pm, I’m joining @rmhnewyork for its Virtual Gala. To help families battling pediatric… https://


@wyntonmarsalis - 11/12/20 10:15am Tomorrow, Nov 13, join me and my great friend @ButmanIgor for a conversation entitled “Jazz in Times of Uncertainty… https://


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Bio:
Wynton Marsalis's exploration of socio-cultural and political issues has yielded some of his most inspired and provocative work over the last four decades including the GRAMMYⓇ Award-winning Black Codes (From the Underground) in 1985, Blood on the Fields ─ the first jazz composition ever to win ... (read complete bio)
Vanessa Williams, Phylicia Rashad, Sterling K. Brown and More to Appear at Alvin Aile Photo Vanessa Williams, Phylicia Rashad, Sterling K. Brown and More to Appear at Alvin Ailey Virtual Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2020

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s holiday virtual season Ailey Forward celebrating six decades of Revelations will launch on Wednesday, December 2 at 7:30pm ET with a “Revelations Reimagined”  Opening Night Virtual Benefit.

Luba Mason Talks About Her New Album 'Triangle' and More on Backstage LIVE With Richa Photo Luba Mason Talks About Her New Album 'Triangle' and More on Backstage LIVE With Richard Ridge
by Stephi Wild - Nov 21, 2020

BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge is keeping up with all of your favorite stars' latest projects on Backstage Live, bringing you in-depth interviews twice weekly. On Thursday, November 19, he chatted with star of Girl from the North Country, Luba Mason, who talked about her her new album, Triangle. She hosted a listening party for the album on November 20, which she also discussed.

VIDEO: Watch Luba Mason Takeover Our Instagram! Photo VIDEO: Watch Luba Mason Takeover Our Instagram!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2020

Luba Mason took over BroadwayWorld's Instagram Story on Friday, November 20. Missed all the fun? No worries! Watch the story highlights!

Jazz At Lincoln Center's Virtual WeBop Family Jazz Party Streams On Saturday, Novembe Photo Jazz At Lincoln Center's Virtual WeBop Family Jazz Party Streams On Saturday, November 21
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2020

Jazz at Lincoln Center continues its mission to introduce new generations to America's greatest art form with two new programs aimed at family audiences.

Virtual Theatre Today: Friday, November 20- with Adam Pascal, Eva Noblezada and More! Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Friday, November 20- with Adam Pascal, Eva Noblezada and More!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2020

Today (November 20) in live streaming: Adam Pascal visits Backstage Live, Beetlejuice reunites on Stars in the House, and so much more!

Luba Mason Takes Over Our Instagram Today! Photo Luba Mason Takes Over Our Instagram Today!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2020

In celebration of her concert premiering tonight, Triangles, Luba Mason will be taking over our Instagram today! Follow along with us on BroadwayWorld's Instagram.

ELLA WISHES YOU A SWINGING CHRISTMAS WITH VANESSA WILLIAMS Premieres Dec. 15 on PBS Photo ELLA WISHES YOU A SWINGING CHRISTMAS WITH VANESSA WILLIAMS Premieres Dec. 15 on PBS
by TV News Desk - Nov 19, 2020

The American Pops Orchestra (APO) announced today the release of “Ella Wishes You a Swinging Christmas with Vanessa Williams,” which premieres Tuesday, December 15, 2020, 8:00-9:00 p.m.

VIDEO: Luba Mason Visits Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Watch Now! Photo VIDEO: Luba Mason Visits Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Watch Now!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Nov 19, 2020

Tune in right here Thursday, November 19 (12:30pm ET) as he chats with star of Girl from the North Country, Luba Mason, who will host a listening party for her new album, Triangle, on November 20 (9pm).

Opera Saratoga Presents Deborah Nansteel, Brandie Sutton and More as Part of AMERICA  Photo Opera Saratoga Presents Deborah Nansteel, Brandie Sutton and More as Part of AMERICA SINGS Series
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2020

On Thursday, November 19th, in partnership with Caffè Lena, Opera Saratoga will launch AMERICA SINGS, a monthly concert series featuring an array of diverse, internationally acclaimed artists.

Papo Vázquez Releases CHAPTER 10: BREAKING COVER Photo Papo Vázquez Releases CHAPTER 10: BREAKING COVER
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2020

Papo Vázquez is pleased to release Chapter 10: Breaking Cover, a new album with his Mighty Pirates Troubadours. Out today via the artists own Picaro Records, Chapter 10: Breaking Cover features a varied program of Vázquez's original music that displays his signature fusion of jazz and Puerto Rican folkloric music.

Washington Performing Arts Announces Dates And Details For All-Online 2021 Home Deliv Photo Washington Performing Arts Announces Dates And Details For All-Online 2021 Home Delivery Plus Series
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2020

Washington Performing Art today announced new program details, streaming dates, and subscription plans with on-sale dates for Home Delivery Plus, its forthcoming all-online series of paid-admission performances and companion experiences. A major expansion of Washington Performing Arts’s Home Delivery online programming—which began in spring 2020—the Home Delivery Plus series offers more than a dozen week-long packages of pre-recorded performances in high-quality audio/video with complementary components like artist interviews, panel discussions, and behind-the-scenes artist footage—all custom-created for this new series.

Luba Mason's TRIANGLE in Concert Will Premiere November 20 on BroadwayWorld Photo Luba Mason's TRIANGLE in Concert Will Premiere November 20 on BroadwayWorld
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2020

Broadway and Recording Artist Luba Mason has just released her 4th solo album titled TRIANGLE, which is a wholly unique, vibrant, new line-up that some call unprecedented using just voice, vibraphone, and bass! This concert is the live capture of that recording session at Manhattan's renowned Power Station studio/Berklee NYC including the amazing Joe Locke on Vibes - (played w/Dianne Reeves, Grover Washington Jr.), the incredible James Genus on Bass - (plays in the SNL band, Herbie Hancock) and produced by longtime Prince collaborator, Renato Neto.

Seattle Theatre Group Announces Winter 2020 Digital Season Photo Seattle Theatre Group Announces Winter 2020 Digital Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2020

STG announces a brand new Winter 2020 Digital Season that offers a diverse lineup of music, dance, and holiday performances the entire family can enjoy from home.

Paul Simon, Diana Krall, Gary Knisely and Jeffrey Shafer Help Fund Louis Armstrong Fo Photo Paul Simon, Diana Krall, Gary Knisely and Jeffrey Shafer Help Fund Louis Armstrong Foundation Grants For NYC Jazz Musicians
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2020

After allocating $1 million in financial support to New York-area musicians who lost income due to coronavirus-related closures beginning in March, the Board of Directors of the Louis Armstrong Educational Foundation (LAEF) today announced a second round of grants from The Louis Armstrong Emergency Fund for Jazz Musicians.

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Presents AILEY FORWARD Virtual Season Photo Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Presents AILEY FORWARD Virtual Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2020

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater will further a cherished legacy of uplifting and uniting audiences across the globe with a free virtual engagement celebrating six decades of Revelations. Extending from December 2 - 31, 2020, the season will feature a variety of special programs each available online for a one-week period and open to all.

See Justin Smith, Sean Driscoll and Pete Donovan Perform at Calissa in Water Mill Photo See Justin Smith, Sean Driscoll and Pete Donovan Perform at Calissa in Water Mill
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2020

Three Broadway performers, Justin Smith, Sean Driscoll and Pete Donovan, can be found belting out hits at Calissa in Water Mill every Thursday night from 7pm - 9pm, immersing the diners in a musical experience that's been dearly missed since the Great White Way turned its lights off.

The Early Set With Gabrielle Stravelli Welcomes Ann Hampton Callaway Photo The Early Set With Gabrielle Stravelli Welcomes Ann Hampton Callaway
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2020

Gabrielle Stravelli welcomes acclaimed vocalist, pianist and composer Ann Hampton Callaway to 'The Early Set' this Wednesday, November 11, at 6PM EDT, to discuss her music and career.

Luba Mason Presents 'Triangle' in Concert Nov. 20 Photo Luba Mason Presents 'Triangle' in Concert Nov. 20
by TV News Desk - Nov 5, 2020

Broadway and Recording Artist Luba Mason has just released her 4th new solo album.

New Music USA Appoints Aja Burrell Wood, Susan Wegleitner, And Joseph Young To Board  Photo New Music USA Appoints Aja Burrell Wood, Susan Wegleitner, And Joseph Young To Board Of Directors
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2020

New Music USA has announced three new appointments to its Board of Directors: Aja Burrell Wood, Susan Wegleitner, and Joseph Young. This follows the recent appointment of Co-Chairs Reena Esmail and Joe Walker, as announced this June and highlights the ongoing development of this national organization under new leadership.

Family and Friends Celebrated the Life of NEA Jazz Master Stanley Crouch at Minton's Photo Family and Friends Celebrated the Life of NEA Jazz Master Stanley Crouch at Minton's
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2020

A small group of family and friends gathered Monday at the historic Minton's Playhouse in Harlem to celebrate the life of Stanley Crouch, the 74-year old author, journalist, critic, playwright, poet and NEA Jazz Master who died in New York September 16 following a long illness.

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