Kay Davis and Duke Ellington were both living in Harlem when she was hired to sing the incredible song “Creole Love Call” around 1948-1949. Become an Harlem World Insider – Sign-Up For Our Continue Reading →
Paul Gonsalves, July 12, 1920 – May 15, 1974, lived at 15 West 106th Street when he did his best work while in Harlem, New York. Become an Harlem World Continue Reading →
By Tom Taylor Duke Ellington was a living embodiment of the finer things in life. Become an Harlem World Insider – Sign-Up For Our Newsletter!
On Sunday, September 19th, 2021, the free and open to the public attended the Duke Ellington Concert at The Duke Ellington Statue (at 110th Street and 5th Avenue) in Harlem, Continue Reading →
Carlos Wesley “Don” Byas, October 21, 1912 – August 24, 1972, was an American jazz tenor saxophonist, associated with Swing and bebop. Become an Harlem World Insider – Sign-Up For Continue Reading →
There is a love affair between Harlem and Duke Ellington that has existed for decades, Duke’s “A Tone Parallel To Harlem,” produced in 1948 is a love song to Harlem. Continue Reading →
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 Continue Reading →