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Bassist Marcus Shelby Finds Freedom's Message in the Music
When he was 13 and had just started playing bass, Marcus Shelby's mom gave him a choice: either play with the church choir or be an usher.
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First Listen: Check Out Three Tracks from After Midnight, Featuring Fantasia Barrino
Former American Idol contestant and star of Broadway's The Color Purple Fantasia Barrino recently brought audiences to their feet with her performance in the new Broadway musical After Midnight , now playing at Broadway's Brooks Atkinson Theatre.
Wed Apr 23, 2014
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Wynton Marsalis to address Tulane University graduates
New Orleans native and Pulitzer Prize winner Wynton Marsalis will receive an honorary doctorate of humane letters and deliver the keynote address to graduates at Tulane University's Commencement 2014, which will be held at 9 a.m., May 17 in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
Tue Apr 22, 2014
The Daily Advance
Spend an evening with jazz great Sean Jones
Jazz trumpeter Sean Jones's original compositions are, he says, informed by the life he leads.
After Midnight to Celebrate Duke Ellington's Birthday, Jazz...
After Midnight, Broadway's smash hit Cotton Club musical, and recent 5-time Outer Critic Circle 2014 nominee, will celebrate Duke Ellington 's birthday and Jazz Appreciation Month with a week of special activities throughout the city.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
TEMECULA: Eric Reed bringing Monk's music to the Merc
When pianist Eric Reed comes to the Merc for the next Jazz at the Merc concert, he will bring with him some young musicians to play with him.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
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The Woodlawn Cemetery Partners with JALC to Present Free Concert Honoring Jazz Legends
Performance by Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis on June 11 Features Compositions by Those Memorialized at Woodlawn and Commemorates the Cemetery's 150th Anniversary and Historic Ties to Jazz Greats Bronx, NY, April 16, 2014-On June 11 at 7:00pm, The Woodlawn Cemetery will partner with Jazz at Lincoln Center to present a free ... (more)
Thu Apr 17, 2014
All About Jazz
PERFORMANCE/TOUR: Jlco Hosts: Christian McBride and Kurt Rosenwinkel
LCO premieres new arrangements of McBride and Rosenwinkel's works Rose Theater, May 23 & 24, 8pm New York, NY - On May 23-24, Jazz at Lincoln Center presents its second JLCO Hosts concerts featuring a collaborating between the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with and two of contemporary jazz's finest artists.
Occidental GypsyBringing an eclectic sound to Bellville
Occidental Gypsy's violinist Eli Bishop said it's OK if you're confused about his group's eclectic genre.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
All About Jazz
PERFORMANCE/TOUR: The Woodlawn Cemetery Partners with Jazz at Lincoln ...
Performance by Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis on June 11 Features Compositions by Those Memorialized at Woodlawn and Commemorates the Cemetery's 150th Anniversary and Historic Ties to Jazz Greats Bronx, NY: On June 11 at 7:00pm, The Woodlawn Cemetery will partner with Jazz at Lincoln Center to present a free concert, ... (more)
Long Beach Opera Announces an American Soldier's Tale and a Fiddler's Tale, 5/4
Long Beach Opera's offbeat double bill provides two iconic American takes on Igor Stravinsky 's whimsical, neoclassical theater piece L'Histoire du Soldat.
Jazz singer Sachal Vasandani to play four nights
Sachal Vasandani is a Chicago-born jazz vocalist who attracted attention when he was named Down Beat magazine's Collegiate Jazz Vocalist of the Year in 1999.
Brick City Jazz Orchestra Debuts at Cherry Blossom Festival
The Brick City Jazz Orchestra, featuring 19 of the most talented teenage jazz players in the Greater Newark, area received the extraordinary opportunity to heighten their skills as musicians and band mates on Sunday, April 15, 2014 at the Newark Cherry Blossom Festival.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
The American Composers Orchestra Announces 2014-2015 Season -...
Under the leadership of Artistic Director Derek Bermel and Music Director George Manahan , American Composers Orchestra's 2014-2015 season strengthens the orchestra's commitment to serve as a catalyst for the creation of new orchestral music, providing unprecedented opportunities for American composers to create new work and for audiences to ... (more)
Video: After Midnight's Vanessa Williams Performs 'Stormy...
Actress and singer Vanessa Williams , accompanied by a 17-piece orchestra, performed the jazz standard "Stormy Weather" from the new Broadway show After Midnight on this morning's TODAY.
Wynton Marsalis to Address Tulane University Graduates
New Orleans native and Pulitzer Prize winner Wynton Marsalis will receive an honorary doctorate of humane letters and deliver the keynote address to graduates at Tulane University's Commencement 2014 , which will be held at 9 a.m., May 17 in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
NJPAC'S Brick City Orchestra to make debut at Newark Cherry Blossom Festival Bloomfest
The Brick City Jazz Orchestra features 19 of the most talented teenage jazz players in the Greater Newark area received the extraordinary opportunity to heighten their skills as musicians and band mates this spring with the creation of The Brick City Jazz Orchestra , a collaboration between NJPAC and the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz.
The Washington Post
Washington Performing Arts: new name, new tone, new direction
The organization formerly known as the Washington Performing Arts Society unveiled a new season, a new look, and a new name today: it will move into 2014-15 as Washington Performing Arts.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Freeman Stage's season to include 10 national recording artists
The Joshua M. Freeman Foundation announced this week that the Freeman Stage at Bayside will celebrate its seventh season of bringing arts and entertainment to the Mid-Atlantic with a schedule that includes more than 50 performances between Memorial Day and Labor Day, including 10 national recording artists - twice as many as in 2013.
Jekyll and Hyde, Bill Cosby, Wynton Marsalis, Cirque Dreams and More...
The Tobin Center for the Performing Arts today announced the performance calendar for its inaugural 2014-15 season, with a total of 33 productions, performing groups and individual artists - exclusive of September grand opening events and subscription performances by its resident companies.