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All posts tagged "Jazz"

  • Entertainment
    Hamilton Takes Over the White House

    Yesterday at the East Wing, cast members from the Broadway hit Hamilton, performed a selection of songs from the show in recognition of arts at the White House. Hamilton follows the story of one of our nation’s Founding Fathers, Alexander Hamilton, from his time as an orphan in the Caribbean, his post as the...

  • Music
    International Jazz Sensation “Jimena Bautista” Swings with the United Nations Across The Border

    Story Credit: Nathan James   “I was singing before I started speaking“, says Jimena Bautista, a young jazz vocalist from Mexico who has been enthralling international audiences with her unique sounds and style, “When I was 2, my family already had recordings of me. I was completely amazed and dazzled by Michael...

  • Entertainment
    Music of Thad [email protected]

    Tuesday, October 8 If you are a fan of Thad Jones, you are in for a treat this Tuesday as Juilliard commemorates his music, to start of their new season. Known for his mastery with the trumpet and big band compositions Jones is a legend in the jazz world. Whether you are...

  • Events
    Salsa Groove Fridays at SOB’s With Gerardo Contino Y Sus Habaneros

    Described as “a joyful, gyratory salsa celebration” by Time Out New York, Cuban timba singer/songwriter Gerardo Contino (El Abogado de la Salsa) is no stranger to galvanizing dance floors around the world. A part of a number of renowned Cuban bands in Havana since his youth, including Son Yoruba, Charanga Forever, and...

  • Entertainment
    Alex Diaz & Layla Angulo at Salsa Groove Fridays at SOB’s

    Percussionist and Merengue Jazz King, Alex Diaz, and his band, Son De La Calle, will return to SOB’s for a special edition of Salsa Groove on Friday, August 30! Also performing to celebrate the release of her latest album, ‘TriAngulo,’ will be Layla Angulo, one of the only female saxophonists/vocalists/band directors in...

  • Entertainment
    Learn how to swing dance!

    Jazz and dancing have gone hand in hand since the music's earliest beginnings. Learn to swing dance...

  • Entertainment
    India Arie (@indiaarie) Slams Zoe Saldana (@zoesaldana)

    India Arie Criticizes Zoe Saldana's Role of Nina Simone

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