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Schneider and McCaslin are GRAMMY Awards Nominees

on December 07, 2015

 

“We are the best jazz you've ever heard”

 

It is with much pleasure that we can report Maria Schneider and Donny McCaslin are both 58th Annual GRAMMY Awards Nominees.

Donny is up for BEST IMPROVISED JAZZ SOLO for his performance on Arbiters Of Evolution from the Maria Schneider Orchestra’s The Thompson Fields.

Maria herself is up for BEST LARGE JAZZ ENSEMBLE ALBUM, again for The Thompson Fields. She is also singled out for BEST ARRANGEMENT, INSTRUMENTS AND VOCALS for her contribution to the Sue (Or In A Season Of Crime) recording.

 

View the full list here.

 

All this in the week that Sue

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Three extra performances for Lazarus on sale now

on December 07, 2015

 

“You want more and you want it fast”

 

Tickets are on sale now (http://smarturl.it/NYTWorg) for a final run of three extra dates for Lazarus on Monday, January 18 at 8PM, Tuesday, January 19 at 8PM, and Wednesday January 20 at 8PM.

Keep reading for the press release.

 

#Lazarus  #LazarusNYTW  #TJNewton  #TMWFTE

 

LAZARUS ADDS THREE MORE PERFORMANCES FOR FINAL EXTENSION AT NYTW

LIMITED RUN MUST CONCLUDE JANUARY 20, 2016

TICKETS ON SALE NOW AT NYTW.ORG

 

(December 7, 2015 – New York, NY) Due to unprecedented demand, New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) (Artistic Director James C.

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Lazarus opens tonight

on December 07, 2015

 

“I will see you in the sky tonight”

 

Here’s a traditional 'Break a leg' to the cast and crew on the opening night of Lazarus.

Public performances begin this evening at the New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) and the play will continue through to January 17th.

A limited number of last-minute tickets for select performances are being released by the theatre. Check for availability by following NYTW on Twitter @NYTW79 and by keeping an eye on the NYTW website.

 

#Lazarus  #LazarusNYTW  #TJNewton  #TMWFTE

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Taschen Bowie book 2016 price increase

on December 06, 2015

 

“I was quick on the ball”

 

If you’ve been deliberating over Taschen’s superb Mick Rock book: The Rise of David Bowie, 1972–1973, you may want to consider purchasing it before the new year.

As is normal with these limited editions, the price increases as stock is depleted and this one is no exception. On January 1st, the cost of the book will rise by approximately 43%, from $700 to $1,000.

Limited to a total of 1,972 numbered copies signed by David Bowie and Mick Rock, the book is available as Collector’s Edition (No.

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Dick Cavett Show broadcast on this day in 1974

on December 05, 2015

 

“Gee my life’s a funny thing”

 

Taped in New York for ABC TV, David Bowie’s appearance on The Dick Cavett Show was first broadcast on December 5th 1974.

Following Cavett’s introduction to a very appreciative audience, Bowie performed 1984 and Young Americans. This was followed by the interview, which, if you’ve never seen it, is not going to be done justice by trying to describe it here. The show ended with a performance of Footstompin'. Can You Hear Me was also taped but not broadcast.

It’s a wonderful bit of TV and a much-loved snapshot of a transitional period for Bowie (wasn't every

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