Academy Chronicle

Hospitality Singer/ Guitarist Amber Papini at the Ecstatic Music Festival Kick-off Event.  
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Hospitality and Face the Music Mesmerize at the Ecstatic Music Festival Kick-Off Concert

February 20, 2014

Kicking off the Ecstatic Music Festival, Hospitality performed a sold-out concert at the Greene Space at WNYC/WQXR in New York City on January 31st,...

Kurt Rosenwinkel (center) and his New Quartet featuring Aaron Parks (left), Eric Revis (right), and Kendrick Scott (not pictured) performing at the Jazz Standard on January 11th, 2014

Kurt Rosenwinkel’s New Quartet Takes Audience on a Cosmic, Musical Journey at the Jazz Standard

January 21, 2014

On the night of January 11, 2014, Kurt Rosenwinkel and his New Quartet performed a riveting set at the Jazz Standard in New York City.  The intimate set...

From left to right: Eric Johnson, Mike Stern, Anton Fig, and Chris Maresh performed an invigorating set at the Blue Note Jazz Club on August 17, 2013.

Eric Johnson and Mike Stern Amaze at the Blue Note Jazz Club

August 23, 2013

On the evening of Saturday August 17, 2013, guitar masters Eric Johnson and Mike Stern performed together at the heralded Blue Note Jazz Club i...

Eric Johnson spoke to the Academy Chronicle on topics ranging from his early career to his goals for the future.

Eric Johnson: Past, Present, and Future

August 20, 2013

  Grammy-Award winning musician, Eric Johnson, is one of the world’s most-revered guitarists. His unique style of playing, which consists of ch...

Fleetwood Mac performing at Madison Square Garden on April 8, 2013.

Fleetwood Mac Rocks New York City

April 18, 2013

  As the house lights dimmed and the shadowy figures of the band members emerged onstage, the crowd went wild. Then, as guitarist/singer Lindsey Bucki...

Even after nearly 50 years in existence, the Monkees were still in top form at the Beacon Theatre on December 2, 2012.

The Monkees End Reunion Tour with Energetic Show at the Beacon Theatre

December 9, 2012

Thousands of eager fans gathered at the Beacon Theatre for the final show of the “An Evening with the Monkees” tour featuring Micky Dolenz, Peter T...

Eric Johnson: Plugged and Unplugged at BB King's Blues Club

Eric Johnson Dazzles at BB King’s Blues Club

October 1, 2012

On September 25, 2012 at the heart of Times Square in New York City, guitar virtuoso and Austin-native Eric Johnson played at BB King’s Blues Club as...

Roger Waters Sings “Comfortably Numb” to a Mesmerized Crowd at Yankee Stadium on July 6th, 2012

Roger Waters Raises and Tears Down “The Wall” at Yankee Stadium

July 12, 2012

What separates an amazing concert experience from an ordinary concert? Is it the fact that your favorite artist is playing one of the most popular ...

The Cranberries at Terminal 5 on May 4th 2012

The Cranberries Bring Roses Tour to New York City

June 6, 2012

  After releasing their first album in over a decade, “Roses”, in early 2012, the Cranberries kicked off the first leg of their US tour in support o...

Hiromi’s “Trio Project” Gives a Stellar Performance at B.B. King’s Blues Club

Nicholas Cho

April 12, 2012

Jazz pianist virtuoso, Hiromi Uehara, played two sets on April 10, 2012 at B.B. King’s Blues Club in New York City that brought musicians and the common listener together to listen, enjoy, and smile from her riveting playing. Backed by world-renowned musicians, Anthony Jackson on contrabass guitar and Simon Phillips on...