Christian McBride To Receive The National Arts Club Medal Of Honor For Outstanding Achievements In Music

The National Arts Club (NAC) congratulates seven-time GRAMMY Award-winning bassist, composer and bandleader Christian McBride on being selected to receive the Club’s Medal of Honor. Become a Harlem insider – Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Zelda Wynn Valdes, 1940’s

The legendary Zelda Wynn Valdes (June 28, 1905 – September 26, 2001) was an African-American fashion designer and costumer. Become a Harlem insider – Sign-Up for our Newsletter!

Harlem’s Dorothy Maynor Harlem School Of The Arts Founder And A Woman Of Many Firsts

Dorothy Maynor, September 3, 1910 – February 19, 1996, was an American soprano, concert singer, and the founder of the Harlem School of the Arts. Become a Harlem insider – Continue Reading →

Harlem Renaissance Legend Florence Price First Black Female Composer 1887 – 1953

Florence Beatrice Price, April 9, 1887 – June 3, 1953, was an African-American classical composer, pianist, organist, music teacher who flourished during the Harlem Renaissance. Become a Harlem insider – Continue Reading →