When it comes to Christmas songs about Harlem, we think this one, “Christmas Night In Harlem,” is a classic by legendary music man Louis Armstrong And The All Stars.
“Drop Me Off in Harlem,” sang by Harlem legends Louis Armstrong And Duke Ellington, composed by Duke Ellington, with lyrics written by Broadway columnist Nick Kenny in 1933.
Louis Armstrong was in Washington on January 29, 1971 to perform at the Inauguration against the advice of his doctors of then incoming National Press Club President Vernon Louviere, a Continue Reading →
Featuring Ada “Bricktop” Smith to Louis “Satchmo” Armstrong, on the Schomburg Center for Research’s Live from the Reading Room: Correspondence is a podcast series that aims to share interesting and Continue Reading →
Adelaide Louise Hall was a dynamo, she was born on the 20 October 1901 – 7 November 1993, an American-born UK-based jazz singer and entertainer.
Adelaide Louise Hall, 20 October 1901 – 7 November 1993, was an American-born UK-based jazz singer and entertainer.
National Geographic, with Imagine Television Studios and Fox 21 Television Studios, has announced that the cast joining previously announced Cynthia Erivo (“Harriet,” Broadway’s “The Color Purple“) as Aretha Franklin in Continue Reading →
National Geographic, with Imagine Television Studios and Fox 21 Television Studios, announced today that Tony, Emmy and Grammy Award-winning Cynthia Erivo (“Harriet,” Broadway’s “The Color Purple“) will star as Aretha Continue Reading →
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