Cleveland Daily Banner
Lee University recognizes contributions of women
HONOREES at Lee University's International Women's Day celebration hosted by the Cultural Diversity Committee recognized nine female university employees.
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Sat Mar 01, 2014
The Papillion Times
'Ella' looks, sounds like a hit for Playhouse
She sang Cole Porter, Irving Berlin, the Gershwins. So you know any musical about the life of jazzy crooner Ella Fitzgerald inherits a score packed with great songs.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
The Village Voice
The 10 Best Concerts in New York This Weekend, 2/28/14
Cecile McLorin Salvant Jazz at Lincoln Center Friday & Saturday, 8:00 p.m., $40-$125 The Grammy-nominated 24-year-old breakout singer opens for the multi-generational Spring Quartet all-star group after a banner year following the Mack Avenue release of WomanChild, a bracing debut that blends the plaintive blues of Bessie Smith with the brio of ... (more)
Wed Feb 26, 2014
All About Jazz
EVENT: Amy London Will Celebrate International Women's Day with a...
March 8 Concert will Feature Songs by Female Jazz Legends, From Annie Ross and Ella Fitzgerald to Holli Ross and Jeanne O'Connor Vocalist Amy London will celebrate International Women's Day on Saturday, March 8, at The Puffin Cultural Institute in Teaneck, NJ, with a program of songs written by female jazz legends such as Annie Ross, Ella ... (more)
Tue Feb 25, 2014
'Remembering Billie and Ella,' tribute to singing legends, at Voices...
Lineage Jazz and Voices Cafe present "Remembering Billie and Ella" -- a musical the explores the artistry of Billie Holiday and Ella Fitzgerald -- at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 8, at the Voices Cafe in he Unitarian Church, 10 Lyons Plains Road.
Trad jazz, with plenty of razzmatazz
IN a tribute to the great jazz classics, Tonya Koenderman can be seen in her latest one-woman show, When Jazz was King, which runs at the Rhumbelow Theatre from Friday until 9 March.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Mike Love Duets with David Lee Roth at Beverly Hills Gala
The Beach Boys ' Mike Love was celebrated by David Lee Roth and other special guests when he received the ELLA Award from the Society of Singers recently.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Top 10 things to do this weekend
Find out our top 10 recommendations for things to see and places to go, including music, theatre and comedy listings The Frank & Ella Show - The Anvil, Basingstoke Friday, February 21 Two of Britain's leading jazz vocalists present a stylish, sophisticated and entertaining tribute to Frank Sinatra and Ella Fitzgerald, featuring timeless songs such ... (more)
Thu Feb 20, 2014
La Femme, Le Jazz
Ccile McLorin Salvant has gone from rising to shooting star in the world of jazz.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Mike Love to receive Ella Award
As the Beach Boys are getting set to celebrate the 50th anniversary of their Shut Down Volume 2 album in March, Mike Love is preparing to be the honoree of the Ella Award on Thursday, February 20. Love will take his place alongside these previous recipients: Elton John, Smokey Robinson, Natalie Cole, Herb Alpert & Lani Hall, Andy Williams, Gladys ... (more)
Mon Feb 17, 2014
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
me & ella EXTENDED through March 2 at Downstairs Cabaret
The world premiere ME & ELLA has been extended at the Downstairs Cabaret Theatre through March 2, 2014.
Sun Feb 16, 2014
Angel eyes, that old devil sent
"Angel Eyes" is a 1946 popular song composed by Matt Dennis, with lyrics by Earl Brent.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
No plans? No problem
Events continue through Feb. 18 at various venues on the University of Rochester's River Campus.
Thu Feb 13, 2014
Green Bay Press-Gazette
A blast from the past: Distinguished Guest Series presents 'Five Guys Named Moe'
With more than 50 top ten singles on the rhythm and blues charts, Louis Jordan was a renowned composer, bandleader and saxophonist who brought a popular new slant to jazz, paved the way for the rock 'n' roll of the 1950s and collaborated with the likes of Louis Armstrong and Ella Fitzgerald.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
The Alternative Press
Jazz Up Your Valentine's Weekend at the Luna Stage
When other kids were singing nursery rhymes, Sarah Partridge was humming "Lush Life."
Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra to Perform a Tribute to Ella...
Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College continues its 2013-14 season with the Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra's A Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald , featuring vocalist Deloris King Williams,on Sunday, April 27, 2014 at 3:00pm.
Tue Feb 11, 2014
WNYC-AM New York
The Life of Louis Armstrong
To celebrate Black History Month, we are highlighting the life and career of four significant African American contributors to the American Songbook.
Purl & Lessack's From Manhattan to Paris spans the Atlantic
Broadway/TV star Linda Purl and the award winning Lee Lessack return to Harris Center in a cabaret show that spans the Atlantic, bridging romance from two of the world's most cosmopolitan cities - New York and Paris.
Miles Davis provides the ideal Valentine's Day soundtrack
A handful of classic artists leap to mind when considering the connection between jazz and romance.