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.
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 New York Public Library’s Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem has acquired the full archive of hip-hop pioneer and pop culture icon, Fred “Fab 5 Freddy” Continue Reading →
2019 marks the 70th anniversary of Prestige Records, one of the most revered jazz labels in the world.
The Schomburg Center’s Annual Women’s Jazz Festival, in honor of Women’s History Month, features some of the best-known and unsung female performers in jazz today.
The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture today announced its 2019 Annual Women’s Jazz Festival celebrating the contributions of Black women performers across the genre, and featuring both well-known Continue Reading →
The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture at The New York Public Library has acquired the full archive of actors and activists Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee.
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 Continue Reading →
George Wein, jazz producer, promoter and pianist, Founder of the Newport Jazz and Folk Festivals and CEO of Newport Festivals Foundation, has donated The Jazz and Blues ArtBox to the Continue Reading →