4 hrs ago
Savion Glover and Lizz Wright Star in the Ellington Nutcracker Today at Njpac
NJPAC will welcome Newark's own virtuosic tap dancer Savion Glover for a special holiday presentation featuring the music of Duke Ellington today, December 8 at 4 pm in Prudential Hall.
9 hrs ago
All About Jazz
AWARD/GRANT: Grammys: Jazz Nominees Look to New Voices
A winner of 20 Grammys, including two last year, Corea, with his latest album "The Vigil," was shut out Friday night in this year's list of nominees, which again offered a welcome blend of relative newcomers and familiar faces.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
The Washington Post
Right Proper Brewing Company will open Dec. 10
Get ready for Shaw's third opening of the month. Right Proper Brewing Company will open its doors on Dec. 10 to folks seeking unique beers brewed in-house, paired with hearty comfort food.
National Public Radio
Ellen Seeling On Piano Jazz
For this 2006 episode of Piano Jazz , trumpeter Ellen Seeling brought her longtime collaborator and the assistant director of the Montclair Women's Big Band, saxophonist Jean Fineberg, as well as New York drummer Allison Miller .
The Globe and Mail
Groovin' high: Jazz is alive and well on the printed page
Duke Ellington conducts the orchestra at St. Paul's United Church in Toronto, March 1, 1971.
Verse & PledgeMusic Join Forces to Reissue Vault of Iconic Recordings
Verse Music Group will be re-releasing four iconic albums from its Bethlehem Records catalogue through a PledgeMusic direct-to-fan preorder.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Euan Morton to Make 54 Below Debut, 12/12
Show time is 9:30 PM; doors will open at 8:45 PM. Backed by Grandpa Musselman & His Syncopators, Morton, will perform repertoire of turn of the century ragtime, 1920's jazz and depression era swing by composers such as Scott Joplin , Jelly Roll Morton and Duke Ellington .
Wed Dec 04, 2013
From Salem to Broadway
The New York reviewers buzzed this month over the opening of "After Midnight," Broadway's re-creation of a night at Harlem's Cotton Club under 1930s bandleader Duke Ellington.
'Tales of Winter' ballet for the holiday
A local dance theater and school of ballet is preparing for a special holiday performance.
Believe in Syracuse meet-up in Hanover Square, Duke Ellington tribute: Get Out
Believe in Syracuse has another Networking Night planned, and this time they aim to bring people back into Hanover Square after construction has driven patrons from shopping and dining at places like Koolakian and Manro Menswear or Anthony's Pasta Bar.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Contra Costa Times
Two holiday party soundtracks
Every holiday party needs a great play list, a mixture of sizzling, rocking, moody and memorable tunes -- none of which include "Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer."
Tchaikovsky swings with 'Ellington at Christmas'
They'll come marching in, snapping to attention and crackling with good humor, as the Apollo Theater in Harlem and the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark team up this weekend to present "Ellington at Christmas," a holiday extravaganza that combines the late Duke Ellington's saucy reinterpretation of "The Nutcracker Suite" with elements of ... (more)
Sun Dec 01, 2013
All About Jazz
Duke Ellington, Tim Warfield, Manhattan Brass and Ted Rosenthal Trio
This holiday season has turned out better than the past several when considering quality seasonal music releases.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Today is the anniversary of the birth of Billy Strayhorn, the compositional and arranging genius behind many of Duke Ellington's best-known songs such as "Take the A Train," "C-Jam Blues," and "Satin Doll."
Thu Nov 28, 2013
All About Jazz
EVENT: Lizz Wright and Savion Glover Light up Ellington at Christmas
AN ELLIGINTON CHRISTMAS: THE ELLINGTON NUTCRACKER A joyful holiday salute to the Duke's "Nutcracker Suite" and "Sacred Music," featuring tap master Savion Glover and the Dance Theater of Harlem School 48 member Arts High Advanced Choir will perform with the David Berger Jazz Orchestra Sunday, December 8th, 4:00pm NJPAC's Prudential Hall NJPAC is ... (more)
Jazz made possible
When The Bad Plus burst onto the global jazz scene 13 years ago, opinions were somewhat divided about the nature of the trio's output.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Savion Glover and Lizz Wright to Star in the Ellington Nutcracker 12/8 at Njpac
NJPAC will welcome Newark's own virtuosic tap dancer Savion Glover for a special holiday presentation featuring the music of Duke Ellington on Sunday, December 8 at 4 pm in Prudential Hall.
All About Jazz
EVENT: New England Conservatory Jazz Studies Department Presents the...
'Schaphorst's writing and arranging, like that of Duke Ellington, is for individual musicians."
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Forest Hills Library to Host Two Upcoming Jazz Performances
The Forest Hills Library will host two upcoming jazz performances, including a concert by a pipa master and an afternoon of ragtime and swing tunes.
BWW Reviews: Prelude to a Kiss, a Romantic Fantasy at Ensemble
These are the lyrics which Duke Ellington wrote as the first stanza to his 1938 torch song, "Prelude to a Kiss."