Duke Ellington is turning 122 this year, and as is tradition here at DECFA, we’re going to celebrate in style!
The Duke Ellington Center for the Arts is thrilled to be collaborating with the American Tap Dance Foundation and Music on the Inside, Inc. (MOTI) to bring you this fantastic Continue Reading →
William Henry Joseph Bonaparte Bertholf Smith, November 23, 1893 – April 18, 1973, also known as “The Lion”, was a Harlem cantor, jazz pianist, and a master practitioner of Harlem stride Continue Reading →
From Harlem to Hollywood it’s hard to name two more influential figures in the history of American music than Louis Armstrong and Duke Ellington.
The Cathedral of St. John the Divine in Harlem celebrates the release of cellist Eugene Friesen and pianist Joel A. Martin’s latest work, A Perfect Sunday.
With Leonard Bernstein today, Harlem World Magazine celebrates his life with an article of Bernstein with Harlem legend Duke Ellington on July 2, 1966, for an interview at the Joseph Schlitz Brewing Company Continue Reading →
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