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Extra Woody Allen Jazz Band Performances Added For June

2016 is shaping up to be another typically busy year for Woody Allen. With a new film, Café Society, out this year, and production about to start on another. He has a 2016 Amazon series to deliver before the year is out and a new opera DVD. So why not add more jazz shows as […]


Woody Allen Jazz Band Continues New York Residency In 2016

Like clockwork, Woody Allen will be returning to his regular seat for another year of jazz. That seat is at The Carlyle in New York, and is with the Eddy Davis New Orleans Jazz Band. Allen and band will be performing their usual Monday night residency throughout 2016. The residency resumes this Monday, 11th January […]

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Dec News Bits 1: Diane Keaton, Tony Roberts, Charlotte Rampling, Debra Messing, Star Wars and More

News Bits! Our twice monthly round up of Woody Allen bits from around the web. This is the 82nd edition! Diane Keaton is starring in the new film ‘Love The Coopers‘. To promote it, she is on the cover of AARP magazine. It is a wonderful long yarn about her whole career, and into some […]

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Happy 80th Birthday Woody Allen

Woody Allen turns 80 on 1st December 2015. 80 years is a remarkable milestone. We thought about doing something big to celebrate. But Allen has grumbled all year about this day – and how it is like any other, how he will not be making a big deal of it, how there is no meaning […]


Woody Allen Jazz Band New York Shows Resume September 2015

In news that should surprise no one, Woody Allen is returning to his regular Jazz residency in New York. Accompanied as usual by the Eddy Davis New Orleans Jazz Band, Allen will be playing Monday nights at the Carlyle Cafe in New York. The first show back from the summer break will be 14th September […]


Woody Allen Jazz Tour Ends With LA Show

Woody Allen and his regular band – the Eddy Davis New Orleans Jazz Band – have just finished a short US tour. The final show was at the Orpheum in Los Angeles, and the LA Times reviewed the show. Always the self-deprecator, Allen joked at the top of the concert: “It’s like touring doing Gregorian […]


Exclusive: Woody Allen Jazz Band Meets Sammy Hagar, Tom Smothers On the Road

Woody Allen is currently on tour in the US. Along with his regular band, the Eddy Davis New Orleans Jazz Band, the director has visited Minnesota and the west coast. Along with reviews of the show, we have some exclusive photos, including Woody Allen with Sammy Hagar, Tom Smothers and more. Fitstly, here are the […]


Woody Allen Talks Upcoming US Jazz Tour

Woody Allen is out on tour in early August, with the Eddy Davis New Orleans Jazz Band. The small run of dates starts today in Minneapolis and heads to the west coast, in time for Allen to start production on his 2016 film. To coincide, Allen has done a couple of interviews about his love […]


Woody Allen Jazz Band Announces Second Mill Valley Show

At age 79, Woody Allen is going off touring with a band. As we previously announced, he is playing shows in Minnesota and California this August with the Eddy Davis New Orleans Jazz Band, his usual band who accompany him in New York most Mondays. If that wasn’t enough, a second date has now been […]

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Placido Domingo Cancels Woody Allen Opera Appearances In Spain

Placido Domingo was set to star in a revival of the opera Gianni Schicchi, directed by Woody Allen. Due to family tragedy, Domingo has announced he will not be appearing at dates scheduled for Madrid. The performances will however go ahead with new players in the lead role. As the LA Times reports, Domingo is […]

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Woody Allen Jazz Band Minnesota, West Coast Tour Venues + Tickets

Woody Allen and the Eddy Davis New Orleans Jazz Band are going on tour in August. We broke the story with the dates along with an exclusive interview with trombonist Jerry Zigmont. We now have the full list of venues as well as links to buy tickets. It is unusual for Allen and the band […]

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Woody Allen Jazz Band West Coast Tour Dates 2015 + Exclusive Jerry Zigmont Interview

Woody Allen fans know Jerry Zigmont. He’s the trombonist for the Eddy Davis New Orleans Jazz Band, the outfit that have been playing every Monday night with Woody Allen for decades. Year after the year, the band plays almost every week (with a small break for the holidays and to make films) at The Carlyle […]

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Woody Allen Jazz Band Continue Residency In NY For 2015

A New York institution will continue into 2015. Woody Allen has been playing his clarinet most Monday nights for decades. After a short European and holiday break, Allen and the Eddy Davis New Orleans Jazz Band have announced dates for the new year. The bands first 2015 show is on Monday 12th January 2015. Pianist […]


Woodywatch: Woody Allen Jazz Band Europe Tour Photos, Videos, Reviews

Woody Allen and his regular band – the Eddy Davis New Orleans Jazz Band – have just finished a three date tour of Europe. A rare European concert performance, we are wrapping up photos, videos and reviews of the tour. The first concert was at the Monte-Carlo Opera House. “@conalfowkes: Great first concert! Magnificent Monte-Carlo […]


Woody Allen Jazz Band Adds Date In Badajoz, Spain

Woody Allen and his long time band – the Eddy Davis New Orleans Jazz Band – are returning to Europe this December. Following dates already announced for Monte Carlo and Barcelona, they have added a third in Badajoz, Spain. The concert takes place on 30th December, and will be held at the Palacio de Congressos. […]

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Happy 79th Birthday, Woody Allen

Woody Allen turns 79 today! Yes, next year is a much nicer looking number, but we still wish him all the very best on this day. Allen’s 79th year was a dramatic one. His year started with Blue Jasmine and Cate Blanchett winning all the awards she could. He followed it up with his 44th […]


Woody Allen And Band Adds Monte Carlo Date December 2014

Last week, Woody Allen and the Eddy Davis New Orleans Jazz Band announced a concert date in Spain. That concert visit is now turning into a tour, with a second date added – in Monte Carlo, Monaco. The performance will take place at Opéra Garnier in Monte-Carlo, Monaco. It will be on the 29th December […]

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Woodywatch: Molly Ringwald Sings With Woody Allen Jazz Band

Woody Allen and the Eddy Davis New Orleans Jazz Band has kicked off a new season at the Carlyle Hotel in New York. You can catch the band every Monday night until Christmas. Allen and band have been performing their regular Mondays for decades, but so far this season we have already had one surprise […]

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VOTW: Woody Allen Plays Clarinet On Dick Cavett Show

In the 60s and 70s, Woody Allen appeared many times on the Dick Cavett Show, usually for a few laughs. In our video of the week, here’s Allen on the same show, but this time playing clarinet. According to Allen, he has played clarinet every day for decades. He just commenced another season at the […]


Woodywatch: Jeff Goldblum Joins Woody Allen Jazz Band Onstage

A little Annie Hall reunion happened on Monday night. Jeff Goldblum, who had the briefest of cameos in ‘Annie Hall‘, joined Woody Allen and his regular jazz band onstage for a song. Allen, of course, has held his regular Monday night slot at The Carlyle Hotel for decades. His performances with the Eddy Davis New […]


Woody Allen Jazz Band Return To New York Residency September 2014

Woody Allen, more weeks than not, plays clarinet with the Eddy Davis New Orleans Jazz Band, Monday nights at the Carlyle Cafe in New York City. Adhering to his usual schedule, Allen and the band have locked in appearances from September through to December. The bands trombonist Jerry Zigmont has put new dates on his […]


Woody Allen Jazz Band Records ‘Secret Track’ For Bullets Over Broadway Musical Soundtrack

Woody Allen has held his regular engagement of playing clarinet in the Eddy Davis New Orleans Jazz Band for decades. The band has made plenty of crossovers into Allen’s film career and now they have revealed they are recording a secret track for the Bullets Over Broadway musical. The band themselves sent us tweets from […]


Woodywatch: Holocaust Survivor Simon Gronowski Performs With Woody Allen Jazz Band

Woody Allen famously plays jazz on Mondays, almost every one, with the Eddy Davis New Orleans Jazz Band at the Carlyle Hotel in New York City. It’s such a regular occurrence, we don’t cover it on Woodywatch. But this past week saw a very special performance, and very much worth covering. A holocaust survivor named […]

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VOTW: Woody Allen And His Jazz Band Perform Aunt Hagar Blues, Jokes Around

We don’t usually post Woody Allen’s Jazz endeavours in our videos of the week, mainly because he does it every single week! His Monday night residency with the Eddy Davis New Orleans Jazz Band at the Carlyle in New York City continues as strong as ever. But just before Christmas, Allen and the band visited […]


Woody Allen Jazz Band To Continue NYC Residency In 2014

At age 78, Woody Allen’s showing no signs of slowing down. Along with his films and writings, Allen’s been a fixture of the New York Jazz scene, appearing almost every Monday night at the Cafe Carlyle with the Eddy Davis New Orleans Jazz Band. That residency is set to continue into 2014. The Cafe Carlyle […]