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Where To Hear Jazz in NYC This Summer

ZEALnyc | Posted 07.05.2016 | Arts
ZEALnyc

By Dan Ouellette, ZEALnyc Senior Editor, July 5 2016 OK, we are now officially into our summer with the temps regularly rising into the 80s, so it's ...

Joe Alterman Packs Birdland's Weird and Wonderful Early Bird Special

Myra Chanin | Posted 04.15.2016 | Weird News
Myra Chanin

Manhattan's Birdland, the Mother of All Jazz Clubs, has a new way of getting paying customers' asses into seats at 6 pm a few evenings a week. Just do...

Jazzing Things Up with 'Broadway at Birdland'

Steve Schonberg | Posted 03.08.2015 | Entertainment
Steve Schonberg

Look closely and you'll find proponents who keep tradition alive for the faithful, and with the foresight of knowing that what's old will someday be new once again. Gianni Valenti and Jim Caruso are living this daily at cabaret club, Birdland.

Out Singer-Songwriter To Ring In His Birthday With All-New Show

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Emmy Award-winning composer, songwriter and performer Lance Horne is returning to New York's Birdland after a smash run earlier this year -- just in t...

Curtis M. Wong

Meet The Genre-Smashing Out Performer Who Melds Rock, Jazz And Theater

HuffingtonPost.com | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Lance Horne has written with Jake Shears of the Scissor Sisters, served as Liza Minnelli's musical director, arranged for System of a Down's Serj Tank...

Curtis M. Wong

Judy Garland's Daughters To Reunite Onstage For The First Time In 20 Years

HuffingtonPost.com | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

If there's one lesson Lorna Luft learned early, it's that the show must always go on. The singer-actress and her sister Liza Minnelli share more in co...

Birdland Jazz Party: A Sunday in New York

Melody Breyer-Grell | Posted 04.28.2013 | Arts
Melody Breyer-Grell

A true party in every sense of the world, Birdland hits one out of the park, each Sunday night at 6:00.

Is Not Loving Cage A Sin?

Kurt Ellenberger | Posted 03.25.2013 | Arts
Kurt Ellenberger

Recently, Daniel Asia, a composer with an impeccable pedigree who heads the composition department at the University of Arizona, posted on the Huffing...

First Nighter: Genius Jazz Violinist Aaron Weinstein Meets Brilliant Jazz Singer Christine Ebersole in Dual Birdland Triumph

David Finkle | Posted 01.29.2012 | Arts
David Finkle

It's high time someone employs several hundred words to sing the praises of jazz violinist Aaron Weinstein for the widest audience possible.

Mark Murphy at Birdland -- Heavenly Creature

Melody Breyer-Grell | Posted 10.02.2011 | Home
Melody Breyer-Grell

I rarely review people I interview (and know personally), but with Mark Murphy, breaking the rules is the name of the game. I did not know what to e...

First Nighter: Kurt Elling Fools Around With Time at Birdland

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
David Finkle

Whenever I hear Kurt Elling, I'm reminded of firsts, the shock of the suddenly and compellingly new. His approach to a song is all that -- previously unexplored, unfamiliar.

Patti Smith and Robert Mapplethorpe: Brainiac Amours in Just Kids

Holly Cara Price | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Holly Cara Price

Only two pages in and I'm choked with sobs as I read how Patti Smith listened to her soul mate's breathing on the phone as he struggled in the hospita...

Cabaret is Cool Again Thanks to Jim Caruso's Cast Party

Lesleyann Coker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Lesleyann Coker

On Monday nights in NYC when Broadway shows are dark, the place to see and be seen is Jim Caruso's Cast Party at Birdland. In the eight years since C...

From YouTube to Broadway, Colleen Ballinger Talks Miranda

James Sims | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
James Sims

Colleen Ballinger has stumbled across a unique path to fame. What began as a mockery of YouTube musicians has turned into a career opportunity with global appeal.

First Nighter: Cabaret Thrushes Stacey Kent, Karen Oberlin Flying High and Low

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Finkle

Joy infuses everything that Stacey Kent sings with a vocal zing -- which she's showing off this week as part of her current stateside tour.

Hilary Kole Deserves to Be Your Valentine

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
David Finkle

Everyone should want to listen to and look at Hilary Kole in an understated black cocktail dress and high-heeled gold-strap shoes and tresses flowing past her shoulders.

The Socially Catastrophic Demise of the Light Feature Story

David Murray | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
David Murray

Mike Royko used to refer dismissively to the Tribune's Features department as "Birdland." Funny once. But now, maybe it's time for a bird to stand up for his land.