“Creole Love Call” Duke Ellington Orchestra Featuring Kay Davis 1948-1949 (video)

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 →

From The Duke, To Dizzy, Don Byas Played With The Best Of The Swing And Bebop Era In Harlem

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 →

Harlem Style Is “A Tone Parallel To Harlem” By The Duke Of Ellington (Video)

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 →

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 Continue Reading →