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Jazz at Princeton University Announces Dynamic 2018-2019 Season

November 14, 2018 – May 11, 2019 Guest artists include Blue Note Records trumpeter Ambrose Akinmusire, legendary vocalist Nnenna Freelon, Grammy winner and drummer Terri Lyne Carrington. Faculty leading groups include Jazz at Princeton head Rudresh Mahanthappa, Trineice Robinson-Martin, Jay Clayton, Matthew Parrish, Darcy James Argue. Jazz at Princeton University, helmed by acclaimed saxophonist/composer Rudresh Mahanthappa, presents a [...]

The NEC Jazz Orchestra opens its season

The NEC Jazz Orchestra opens its season with Tonight: The Music of Leonard Bernstein on Thursday, October 18 at Jordan Hall Program of Bernstein classics is part of NEC's fall celebration of the great composer, conductor, and educator's centennial including an exhibition of more than 150 Bernstein artifacts As part of NEC's celebration of the [...]

Nat “King” Cole Class 1

ARTICLE Nat "King" Cole Class 1 The King Cole Trio, 1937-1948 MONDAY OCTOBER 1, 2018 - 6:30 PM Can't commit to a full course? Single classes are now available at Swing University for $35 each (fees may apply). The rise of the most innovative and popular small group of its day, and the early [...]

SY SMITH – Camelot

ARTICLE "QUEEN OF UNDERGROUND SOUL" SY SMITH INVITES US ON A DREAMY, SENSUAL TRIP TO "CAMELOT," THE THIRD SINGLE FROM HER INDIE HIT ALBUM 'SOMETIMES A ROSE WILL GROW IN CONCRETE' Sy's Performance in Austin, TX September 30 Kicks Off A New Round of Dates in Support of the Album Over The Next Few Months, Including [...]

BASIA – Extensive US Tour

ARTICLE Multi-Platinum Global Jazz, Pop Chanteuse Basia Returns After Nine Year Hiatus Extensive U.S. Tour In Support of Recent Release "Butterflies" Multi-platinum world jazz pop vocalist Basia has reappeared on the scene with her first studio record Butterflies (May 18 via Shanachie Entertainment) after a nine-year hiatus. The vocalist is set to embark on [...]

NORMAN BROWN – Returns for an evening of hot jazz guitar and vocals

Guitarist Norman Brown returns for an evening of hot jazz guitar and vocals Saturday , September 15th 8 pm, Liliu Theater , Hawaii Convention Center Grammy Award-winning Contemporary Jazz/R&B superstar has sold close to 2 million albums in his extraordinary career and virtually lives at the top of the Billboard Contemporary Jazz sales and radio [...]

ARETHA FRANKLIN – Queen of Soul

ARETHA FRANKLIN  Queen of Soul Perhaps you have heard the expression “The King is dead. Long live the King.”  In many countries, when a new monarch or president comes into rank or power, you often hear these words proclaimed. Well, on Thursday, August 16th, we all proclaim “The Queen (of Soul) is dead. Long live [...]

CLUB BONAFIDE

NYC'S MOST INTIMATE LIVE MUSIC VENUE 212 EAST 52ND STREET, 3RD FLOOR, NYC Artfully combining the "hush hush" exclusivity of a classic speakeasy with a vibrant contemporary approach to showcasing an array of today's hottest music and other curated arts, Club Bonafide – located on storied 52nd Street in midtown Manhattan – is where the [...]

COUNT BASIE ORCHESTRA – Makes History With All About That Basie

"All About that Basie" brings together legendary artists from across jazz and pop to join and celebrate the iconic Count Basie Orchestra September 14, 2018 release via Concord Jazz Legendary artists have come together to join the Count Basie Orchestra under the direction of Scotty Barnhart for this historic release. The album was produced by eight-time [...]

RAN BLAKE- Celebrates Birthday With Solo Concert

New England Conservatory faculty member and pianist/composer Ran Blake celebrates his 83rd birthday with a solo concert  Performance on Saturday, August 18 at NYC's Jazz at Kitano Programs feature music from Film Noir, tribute to Abbey Lincoln "Ran Blake is so hip it hurts...a pianist who can make you laugh at his dry humor one second [...]