One Of Harlem’s Best Christmas Songs, “Christmas Night In Harlem” By Louis Armstrong, 1955 (Video)

When it comes to Christmas songs about Harlem, we think this one, “Christmas Night In Harlem,” is a classic by legendary music man Louis Armstrong And The All Stars. The Harlem Love Continue Reading →

“Drop Me Off In Harlem,” By Louis Armstrong And Duke Ellington, 1933 ( Video)

“Drop Me Off in Harlem,” sang by Harlem legends Louis Armstrong And Duke Ellington, composed by Duke Ellington, with lyrics written by Broadway columnist Nick Kenny in 1933. The Harlem Love connection:

Schomburg’s Live From Ada “Bricktop” Smith To Louis “Satchmo” Armstrong (Podcast)

Featuring Ada “Bricktop” Smith to Louis “Satchmo” Armstrong, on the Schomburg Center for Research’s Live from the Reading Room: Correspondence is a podcast series that aims to share interesting and Continue Reading →

“Drop Me Off In Harlem,” By Guinness Book Of World Record Holder Adelaide Louise Hall

Adelaide Louise Hall was a dynamo, she was born on the 20 October 1901 – 7 November 1993, an American-born UK-based jazz singer and entertainer. The Harlem Love connection:

Adelaide Louise Hall’s Rich Harlem History, 1901 – 1993 (Audio Video)

Adelaide Louise Hall, 20 October 1901 – 7 November 1993, was an American-born UK-based jazz singer and entertainer. The Harlem Love connection:

5 Top Harlem Christmas Songs (Videos)

Is there anything better than Harlem holiday music, especially by Louis Armstrong mixed with a dash of Kanye West, Cam’ron, Jim Jones, The Harlem Children’s Chorus and topped John Lennon, Yoko Ono? Continue Reading →

Dickie Wells Club, Harlem, New York, 1940-1950

Dickie Wells was called the Harlem Playboy, and his club originally built as a bowling alley Dickie Wells aka “Dickie’s club” (above left photograph) was meant to be an off shoot of Continue Reading →

Fabulous Harlem Legend Leslie Uggams Named Emmy TV Legend (Video)

Tony and Emmy Award-winning star of stage and screen [easyazon_link identifier=”B000002Z3C” locale=”US” tag=”harlemworld-20″]Leslie Uggams[/easyazon_link] (Hallelujah, Baby! and The Leslie Uggams Show) has joined the ranks of Emmy TV Legend as Continue Reading →

Performa Will Honor Yoko Ono by Recreating Her Performance Art at Its Opening Night Gala

Art Net reports that legendary artist Yoko Ono will be honored at this year’s Performa gala, to be held on November 1, 2017, at a decommissioned Harlem church. The Harlem Love connection:

Attend The 2017 Arthur Ashe Kids Day Kick Off (Update)

Today, the United States Tennis Association (USTA) announced a star-studded lineup for the 2017 Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day powered by Net Generation. The Harlem Love connection:

Wycliff Gordon Quintet, Theater, Music, And Market In Harlem (Video)

Musical ambassador and interpreter of America’s music, Wycliffe Gordon experiences an impressive career touring the world performing hard-swinging, straight-ahead jazz receiving great acclaim from audiences and critics alike. The Harlem Continue Reading →

Schomburg Center Acquires Jazz Legend Sonny Rollins’ Personal Archive (Photographs)

The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture at The New York Public Library today announced the acquisition of American tenor saxophonist and jazz legend Sonny Rollins’ personal archive. The Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio And Housing Chair Olatoye Investing $1 Billion In NYCHA Buildings From Harlem To Hollis

Mayor Bill de Blasio and New York City Housing Authority Chair Shola Olatoye today committed $1 billion in City capital to replace deteriorating roofs on NYCHA buildings over the next Continue Reading →

Chef JJ Johnson Debuts New Menu At Legendary Minton’s In Fabulous Harlem

Minton’s, the historic jazz club located at 206 West 118th Street in Harlem and founded in 1938, announces that it will re-open on Wednesday, January 11th, 2017 with an all-new Continue Reading →

Paris: Harlem’s Alfie Wade Sings “On The Sunny Side Of The Street,” (Video)

In October, 2016, long time ex-Harlem resident Alfie Wade sang the classic Fats Waller tune, “On the Sunny Side of the Street,” backed on guitar by Bertrand Papy, part of the Soirée Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Elio Villafranca’s Letters To Mother Africa (Video)

With “Letters to Mother Africa,” by the visionary Cuban pianist and composer Elio Villafranca who brings us an ambitious and culturally enlightening hot program! The Harlem Love connection:

HW Pick: Join The Stars At The 21st Annual Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day

Today, the United States Tennis Association (USTA) announced a star-studded lineup for the 2016 Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day presented by Hess. The Harlem Love connection: