New Album: Bernstein Reimagined due out January 21, 2021
The Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra explores the vast, diverse repertoire of Leonard Bernstein on stunning, revelatory new album. Bernstein Imagined, due out January 29, 2021, via MCG Jazz, explores lesser-known Bernstein pieces through the transformative lens of five gifted jazz arrangers.
Call for Scores: Composition Competition Honors Leonard Bernstein
A jazz composition competition by JAM MUSIC LAB University (JMLU) in cooperation with the ORF Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra (RSO).
New Book: My West Side Story by George Chakiris
"George Chakiris has been my dear and beloved friend since we met on the set of West Side Story.He is godfather to my daughter, Fernanda because I felt at the time there was no lovelier, funnier and truer person. My feelings have only grown deeper, and, oh, the Hollywood stories! You'll savor this story of a Greek boy in America who did well--very well, indeed."
Available Now: My West Side Story by George Chakiris
Natalie Wood and “lovely” Richard Beymer, to the mercurial Jerome Robbins and “passionate” Rita Moreno, with whom Chakiris remains f…
Behind the Scenes: The YOUNG PEOPLE'S CONCERTS in the Making
A behind the scenes look at the making of the legendary Young People's Concerts.
lsata Kanneh-Mason Receives the Leonard Bernstein Award
British pianist Isata Kanneh-Mason is conquering the world’s stages with a mélange of gossamer poetry and powerful performance – now sh…
From the Archives: Remembering MASS - Marin Alsop
Marin Alsop reflects on the 40th Anniversary of MASS in 2011.
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