Smoke Jazz Club Re-Opening Continues With The Debut Of Rudresh Mahanthappa Trio Celebrating Charlie Parker’s Birthday

One of New York City’s premier live music venues, Smoke Jazz Club, continues its grand reopening celebration with a spectacular line-up of legendary jazz performers during the month of August. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of the most indelible images that we’ve posted this year that set 2022 apart.

Charlie Parker To Be Inducted Into Apollo Walk Of Fame

In anticipation of the New York premiere of Charlie Parker’s YARDBIRD (April 1st and 3rd), a co-production between the Apollo Theater and Opera Philadelphia, the Theater will celebrate its jazz legacy by inducting the iconic and influential jaz saxophonist, Charlie “Ya rd b ird ” Pa rker, into the Apollo Walk of Fame. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.”…

Charlie Parker’s YARDBIRD At The Apollo Theater In Harlem

In anticipation of the New York premiere of Charlie Parker’s YARDBIRD, a co-production between the Apollo Theater and Opera Philadelphia, the Apollo has announced today that it will offer related cultural events for the public at the legendary Theater as well as other community institutions. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.”…

Jeff Watts’ Group At The Charlie Parker Festival In Harlem

From Greg Thomas at the Charlie Parker Festival today at Marcus Garvey Park in Harlem, groovin’ on Jeff Watts’ group, as they slip-slide from funk-rock to in-pocket mid-tempo to high velocity swing, most often in the same tune rendition. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of the most indelible images…

Swing At The Charlie Parker Jazz Festival In Harlem

Check out the upcoming 22nd edition of the Jazz Festival, founded in memoriam of beloved jazz man and Harlem fave Charlie Parker. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of the most indelible images that we’ve posted this year that set 2022 apart.

Charlie Parker, 1950, By Paula Kotis

This amazing photograph of Charlie Parker, in 1950, was taken five years before he died in 1955 at the age of 34-year-old. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of the most indelible images that we’ve posted this year that set 2022 apart.