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Dizzy Gillespie Symphony Sessions sign to CAMI

Dizzy Gillespie Symphony Sessions sign to CAMI

We are delighted to announce that the Dizzy Gillespie Symphony Sessions are now signed to Columbia Artists Management.  For Dizzy Gillespie, playing in a small combo was never enough. His artistry compelled him to seek and to create larger ensembles because as a composer and […]

Polly Gibbons review – bluesandsoul.com

Polly Gibbons review – bluesandsoul.com

A great review for Polly Gibbons opening for Gladys Knight in Nottingham, from bluesandsoul.com: “Polly’s vocals were firing on all cylinders tonight too. A really powerful performance, lots of light and shade in the material giving her the opportunity to show off her immaculate control, […]

Langston Hughes Project

Langston Hughes Project

Jazz FM Awards – Live Experience of the Year

We are thrilled to announce that The Langston Hughes Project has won Jazz FM’s 2016 Live Experience of the Year award.

Ina Dittke & Associates helped bring the Langston Hughes Project to the Barbican in November 2015. It was performed by Professor Ron McCurdy and featured Ice-T as guest narrator, and received fantastic reviews.

Here’s a short video of the award being accepted by Ina and Judith Humenick (representing Ron McCurdy) plus a video speech from Ice-T!

Happy Birthday Pee Wee Ellis!

Happy Birthday Pee Wee Ellis!

Congratulations to Pee Wee Ellis, who turned 75 recently… and was awarded with a well-deserved induction into the Rochester Music Hall of Fame.

Cyrus Chestnut at Suite Jazz Series

Cyrus Chestnut at Suite Jazz Series, Atlanta