Daniel Azoulay

Artemis, the all-star septet formed by pianist Renee Rosnes, has signed to Blue Note Records.

In a statement released today, the label confirmed that the group — also featuring vocalist Cécile McLorin Salvant, trumpeter Ingrid Jensen, clarinetist Anat Cohen, tenor saxophonist Melissa Aldana, bassist Noriko Ueda and drummer Allison Miller — will release its debut album next year.

Steve Mundinger / Herbie Hancock Institute of Jazz

The Herbie Hancock Institute of Jazz has announced 12 semifinalists for its International Guitar Competition, to be held next month in Washington, D.C.

Chris Tobin / WBGO

LaTanya Hall owns a variegated curriculum vitae.

She’s worked all around show biz. She was a Miss America finalist. She played the young Lena Horne in the workshop of a bio-musical. She starred on the road in the musical Dreamgirls.

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A few New Jersey lawmakers want to end the stigma for students who are unable to afford school breakfasts and lunches by having the state pick up the tab.

Legislation set for a hearing in the state Senate Education Committee on Thursday would appropriate $4.5 million to cover the full cost of reduced-price school breakfasts and lunches beyond what federal reimbursements cover.

Ask Governor Murphy
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How is Governor Phil Murphy doing? Did you vote in the November election?  We want to hear from you tonight when the next edition of Ask Governor Murphy which airs this evening November 13 on WBGO at 7pm.

Kean Stage
Kean Stage

The Kean Stage 2019/20 season continues with NPR's hit radio show Selected Shorts with Broadway, film and television actors Michael Cerveris, Dana Ivey and Richard Masur at Enlow Recital Hall in Hillside, New Jersey on November 16 at 7:30 p.m.

New York’s Symphony Space, which has presented Selected Shorts before a live audience since 1985, is bring the popular show to Enlow Recital Hall. 

David Byrne
Matthew Murphy

David Byrne's American Utopia is a theatrical event on Broadway. Theater Critic Michael Bourne came away happily "burned down with the house".

The show was created with choreographer Annie-B Parson and production consultant Alex Timbers.

David Bryne's American Utopia is playing at the Hudson Theatre on West 44th Street.

Click above to hear Michael's review.

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