FEATURE: BWW Feature Susan Mosher / Birdland

January 28, 2020Birdland, Press Reel

By Stephen Mosher, Broadway World Susie Mosher is laughing. She’s not laughing at anyone or anything, she’s just laughing – standing on the carousel of life, laughing and holding onto a big brass ring. This is the time and the place she has been working for and walking toward her entire life. Happily married to … Read More

FEATURE: Barbara Fasano : Bistro Awards / Birdland

January 26, 2020Birdland, Press Reel

By Bistro Awards Birdland Theater Wednesday February 5, 7:00 pm When Barbara Fasano sings, she has something to say. Several of the songs she’s performed over the years stand out as definitive—at least we’ve never heard renditions by anyone else that surpassed them, and few came even close. For this return to Birdland Theater, she’s … Read More

REVIEW: Karrin Allyson Soars at Birdland by BWW

January 24, 2020Birdland, Press Reel, Reviews

By Rob Lester, Broadway World “What’s in a name?” Shakespeare had Juliet query. Sometimes a name is shared by people unrelated by blood or marriage, but they coincidentally seem to share a connective perspective. It has happily happened again. The captivatingly cozily cool Karrin Allyson, whose two nightly shows at Birdland continue at Birdland through Saturday, … Read More

PREVIEW: Celebrating Ella Fitzgerald: Natalie Douglas “Tributes” At Birdland

January 24, 2020Birdland, Press Reel

By Will Friedwald, The Cityview Celebrating Ella Fitzgerald Natalie Douglas Tributes: Ella Birdland 315 West 44th St Monday January 20 (7PM) For information and reservations, please click here: Natalie Douglas’s long-running “Tributes” series is handily-described as a win-win situation, a double whammy. Ms. Douglas is not only a fantastic singer, she’s equally impressive when she … Read More

PREVIEW: Remembering John Abercrombie / The New Yorker

January 17, 2020Birdland, Press Reel

By Steve Futterman, The New Yorker The seventies were knee-deep in influential jazz guitarists; notable among them was John Abercrombie, who died in 2017. To celebrate what would have been the deeply thoughtful and ever-lyrical improviser’s seventy-fifth birthday, a group of past collaborators, including Jack DeJohnette, Dave Liebman, and Mark Feldman as well as such … Read More