Mr. Bosco, who practices relentlessly, helped empower Brazilians living under dictatorship in the 1970s and early ’80s with songs of pride and fighting spirit.
Category Archives: Birdland (Manhattan, NY)
For seven decades a beloved fixture of Manhattan night life, Ms. Carroll was a devotee of the American songbook who never forsook her jazz roots.
Ms. Carroll, called the first lady of jazz piano, balances playful invention with order, abetted by her musical union with the bassist Jay Leonhart.
Ms. Kent, who sings Brazilian bossa nova, creates a place of calm away from a noisy world at Birdland, where she’s celebrating “Tenderly,” her latest album.
With her cleareyed directness, she projected a humor and smarts that seemed to infuse the room with a shared understanding.
The World Series, set to resume at Citi Field, provides a reminder of baseball-loving jazz legends, like Parker, Count Basie and Lester Young, who moved from Kansas City to New York.
The Birdland Theater will occupy the lower level of the club on West 44th Street.
The vocalist, accompanied by her band Grand Baton, effused a mix of happiness and anguish in the kind of singing rarely heard outside of church.