Music Review: Esperanza Spalding, “Chamber Music Society”

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oau7dc6k6NE&fs=1&hl=en_US] Esperanza Spalding is certainly not shy of ambition. The singer, bassist and composer lit up the jazz world with 2008’s “Esperanza,” … 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.

National Sawdust Celebrated “A Moment Of Disruption” At The Alhambra Ballroom In Harlem

On Thursday, May 10th, 2018, National Sawdust, the Williamsburg arts incubator and venue, honored countertenor and operatic trailblazer Anthony Roth Costanzo; mezzo-soprano and arts advocate Joyce DiDonato; Grammy-nominated vocalist and UN Women activist Magos Herrera; PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of the most indelible images that we’ve posted this…

Jeffrey Wright And Carrie Mae Weems Honored By Harlem’s The Brotherhood/Sister Sol

Celebrities and other luminaries will converge on Gotham Hall in Manhattan as award-winning actor Jeffrey Wright and acclaimed artist Carrie Mae Weems are honored by The Brotherhood/Sister Sol (Bro/Sis), a nationally recognized, Harlem-based nonprofit and youth development organization, as it heads into its 22nd year transforming young lives. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording…

The Apollo Announces WOW Festival With Stars Gabourey Sidibe And More

The Apollo Theater will gather artists, activists, and leaders from around the globe for the return of the WOW – Women of the World Festival, a four-day festival presented in collaboration with the Southbank Centre London on May 4-7, 2017. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of the most indelible…

Miles Ahead, Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (video)

The release of the movie Miles Ahead, Don Cheadle’s wildly entertaining and moving exploration of Miles Davis, will be accompanied by this new soundtrack featuring musical highlights from Miles’ career and new recordings overseen by Grammy Award-winning jazz/hip-hop artist Robert Glasper. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of the most…

Jazz Now Series Elena Pinderhughes At HarlemStage

Heralded by The Guardian as “the most exciting jazz flutist to have emerged in years,” 20-year-old vocalist and flutist Elena Pinderhughes is one to watch. 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.