It’s school winter break and the kids are home! Don’t worry! There are things for everyone. We have dance from Lincoln Center to Chinatown. Art on Museum Mile; and music from Harlem to Brooklyn. Here are a few of the many events happening in the city that never sleeps, guaranteed to keep you Out and About. Continue reading
My Funny Valentine performed by Dee Dee Bridgewater & The Italian Big Band brings a jazz favor to the day that honors romance. Continue reading
Lisa Simone, Dianne Reeves, Lizz Wright and Angélique Kidjo perform Nina Simone’s classic Four Women. Continue reading
Misty is a jazz standard written in 1954 by the pianist Erroll Garner. Originally composed as an instrumental following the traditional 32-bar format, the tune later had lyrics by Johnny Burke and became the signature song of Johnny Mathis. Continue reading
John Coltrane Quartet performs My Favorite Things during the 1965 Comblain-la-Tour, Belgium. John Coltrane (1926-1967 saxophone); McCoy Tyner (piano); Jimmy Garrison (1934-1976 bass); and Elvin Jones (1927-2004 drums). Song written by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II. Continue reading
Birdland Jazz Club Celebrates New Year’s Eve 2013 with the Birdland Big Band directed by Tommy Igoe. Located in the Times Square area, Birdland is the Jazz Heart of Manhattan. Continue reading
On Christmas Eve, 2015, the Quantum of the Seas Orchestra performed the entire Duke Ellington version of Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker Suite.
Nancy Wilson, song stylist and three-time Grammy-winning artist has died. Wilson passed away peacefully Thursday at her home after a long illness. She was 81. Continue reading
The 1996 PBS American Masters biography of icon Lena Horne. Continue reading
It’s beginning to feel a lot like fall in New York City. The chill in the air reminds us that culture and fall go together like NYC bagels and lox. This week there is art by older artists at MoMA, Jazz heating up the Village, scary movies for those pre-Halloween gitters, and dance all over NYC. Here are a few of the many events happening in the city that never sleeps, guaranteed to keep you Out and About.