The Savoy Ballroom was a large ballroom for music and public dancing located at 596 Lenox Avenue, between 140th and 141st Streets in Harlem, New York City.
Ella Fitzgerald sometimes referred to as the First Lady of Song, Queen of Jazz, First Lady of Jazz and Lady Ella. She was born on April 25, 1917, in Newport News, Virginia. She Continue Reading →
On September 5th, 1969, Jimi Hendrix with the Gypsy Sun & Rainbows band performed outside 139th Street and Lenox Avenue at the United Block Association Benefit concert in Harlem, New York.
While Eddie Murphy’s 1989 directorial debut Harlem Nights may not have been the hit that he was hoping for, the crime comedy did receive acclaim for its visual appeal.
Norma Miller, born December 2, 1919 -, is a Lindy hop dancer known as the “Queen of Swing”.
Herbert “Whitey” White (that’s him above in the white tie and white streak in his hair), a former bouncer (and ex-prize fighter) at the [easyazon_link identifier=”0813035171″ locale=”US” tag=”harlemworld-20″]Savoy Ballroom[/easyazon_link] exported Continue Reading →
Ella Fitzgerald wasn’t born in Harlem, but she thrived in Harlem from staring on Amateur Nights at the Apollo Theater, to performing at the the Savoy Ballroom in Harlem.
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