Arturo O'Farrill is a multi-Grammy winning, Mexican-born, New York Cuban jazz pianist, composer, and leader. He seems to win a Grammy almost every year. O'Farrill is one of the padrinos (godfathers) of Latin jazz and Latin music in New York City. He mentors artists and is very active in developing the next generation and giving back to the community. He also composes and … [Read more...] about Arturo O’Farrill & the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra Keep the Latin Big Band Format Alive
The Birdland Archive contains New York Latin Culture Magazine's feature coverage of Latin jazz at Birdland in Hell's Kitchen, New York since 2012.
Eliane Elias is a Grammy- and Latin-Grammy-winning Brazilian jazz pianist and singer. Eliane Elias News 2022 "Best Latin Jazz Album" Grammy and Latin Grammy winner Eliane Elias opens her 2023 tour at Birdland in Hell's Kitchen; Tuesday-Saturday, March 28 - April 1, 2023. From $36. 🇧🇷 Elias was born into Brazilian Bossa Nova Elias was born in São Paulo, Brazil in … [Read more...] about Eliane Elias, “2022 Best Latin Jazz Album” Grammy & Latin Grammy Winner Opens Her 2023 Tour at Birdland
Vince Giordano is a hot jazz specialist. That's vintage jazz of the 1920s and 1930s. Vince Giordano Giordano is a bandleader, historian, and collector who is the leading American specialist on Jazz Age music of the 1920s, 30s and 40s. He's an Italian American Grammy award-winner. Vince Giordano & the Nighthawks Orchestra have provided the music for many film … [Read more...] about Vince Giordano & the Nighthawks Play Hot Jazz in the Birdland Theater
Jean “Django” Reinhardt (1910-1953) was a legendary Belgian-French Gypsy Manouche guitarist. The Django Reinhardt NY Festival visits Birdland in July and November. Django Reinhardt NY Festival July 2018 The 2018 Festival is Tuesday - Sunday, July 10 - 15, 2018 with shows at 8:30 & 11 pm. $50 Django Reinhardt NY Festival July 2017 The Summer 2017 Django … [Read more...] about Django Reinhardt NY Festival
New York ~ Oct 6, 2012 Birdland presented "Escalandrum," the sextet of drummer Daniel "Pipi" Piazzolla playing a tribute to his grandfather, the originator of Tango Jazz he called "Tango Nuevo," with special appearances by Ute Lemper and Paquito D'Rivera. … [Read more...] about Escalandrum
TeatroStageFest & Americas Society presented "Borges & Piazzolla in New York," an intimate conference with Maria Kodama (Jorge Luis Borges' widow), Daniel Piazzolla (Astor Piazzolla's grandson), and Hernán Lombardi (Minister of Culture of the City of Buenos Aires) moderated by Terrance McKnight (WQXR) Oct 5 2012. The discussion was beautifully translated by Americas … [Read more...] about REVIEW: Borges & Piazzolla in New York