Jon Batiste, Sheila E., Arturo O’Farrill Perform At National Jazz Museum Awards Concert

On the 5th Annual National Jazz Museum in Harlem Benefit Awards and Concert, on Tuesday, June 12th, 2018 in NYC. Continue Reading →

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Swingin At The Smoke Jazz Club This Summer In Harlem (Update)

We know, it’s the middle June and you’re wondering what you’re going to do from th rest of the month and in July. Well, have no fear, after you go to the Harlem Make Music NY 2018 Experience on Thursday, June 21st, 2018, you may want to check out the Jazz at the Smoke Jazz Club in Harlem. Continue Reading →

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Harlem Jazz Legend Shirley Bunnie Foy (Video)

Shirley Bunnie Foy, also known as Bunny Foy (October 13, 1936 – November 24, 2016), was an American jazz singer, songwriter, and percussionist. Continue Reading →

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The 23rd Annual Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Competition & Festival 2018

Jazz at Lincoln Center proudly announces the three top-placing high school jazz bands in the nation that took the highest honors tonight at the prestigious 23rd Annual Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Competition & Festival at Frederick P. Rose Hall, home of Jazz at Lincoln Center. Continue Reading →

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Harlem’s Sonny “The Greatest Living Improviser” Rollins 1930 – (Video)

Walter Theodore “Sonny” Rollins, born September 7, 1930, is an American jazz tenor saxophonist, widely recognized as one of the most important and influential jazz musicians. Continue Reading →

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HW Pick: A Love Supreme, In John Coltrane’s Words (video)

a love supremem screen shotFrom Open Culture on Vimeo, James Cary describes his video creation:

A few years ago, knowing I absolutely adored the John Coltrane December 1964 album, “A Love Supreme” my wife gave me this incredible book by Ashley Kahn : “A Love Surpreme/The Story of John Coltrane’s Signature Album.” Continue Reading →

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Charlie Parker Jazz Festival 2017 At Marcus Garvey Park In Harlem

City Parks Foundation is proud to announce the 25th Anniversary celebration of the Charlie Parker Jazz Festival. Continue Reading →

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Jazzmobile Presents Alyson Williams ‘Grants Tomb’ In Harlem

Alyson Williams is an R&B singer who had a string of hit singles in the late 1980s and early 1990s. Some notable tracks include “Sleep Talk”, “My Love Is So Raw” and “I Need Your Lovin”.  Continue Reading →

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Lynette Washington At Jazzmobile 2017 In Harlem

NYC Parks and Recreation presents “Jazzmobile on the Beach” the Harlem Cultural Archives invites you to a Jazzmobile Summerfest Concert featuring Lynette Washington with Dennis Bell Jazz NY.  Continue Reading →

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National Jazz Museum In Harlem’s 2017 Annual Benefit Concert (Photographs)

The event on On Wednesday, June 14, 2017, honoring NEA Jazz Master Randy Weston, attorney Arthur H. Barnes and the celebrated jazz presenter Jazzmobile was hosted by WBGO’s Rhonda Hamilton and The National Jazz Museum in Harlem. Continue Reading →

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Harlem’s Allan Harris At Smoke Jazz Club In Harlem

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Harlem based Allan Harris, a world-class vocalist, guitarist and songwriter, returns to Smoke in support of his latest album Nobody’s Gonna Love You Better: Black Bar Jukebox Redux. Continue Reading →

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Dr. Lonnie Smith Trio Free At The 17th CUNY Jazz Festival At City College In Harlem

Hammond B3 guru and National Endowment for the Arts jazz master Dr. Lonnie Smith will headline the gala concert of the 17th CUNY Jazz Festival. Continue Reading →

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