Monkmania, A Centennial Tribute to Thelonious Monk At Harlem Stage

The MSM MONK’estra Ensemble, with students from Manhattan School of Music’s Jazz Arts program, led by guest conductor/arranger John Beasley, will perform arrangements from Beasley’s MONK’estra project, which “reinvents Thelonious Monk Continue Reading →

A New Intimate Cocktail Bar Celebrates Harlem’s Renaissance Past And Present Opens

The historic Harlem community will soon welcome the opening of Sugar Monk, a sophisticated new mixology cocktail bar just a short walk from the famous Apollo Theater, located on Frederick Continue Reading →

An Afternoon With The Fabulous Mary Lou Williams: The Lady Who Swings The Band In Harlem

Harlem One Stop, a leading uptown destination marketing organization and tour operator and originator of the Harlem Renaissance 100 celebration, today announced the program for An Afternoon with Mary Lou Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Sonny “The Greatest Living Improviser” Rollins 1930 – (Video)

Walter Theodore “Sonny” Rollins, born September 7, 1930, is an American jazz tenor saxophonist, widely recognized as one of the most important and influential jazz musicians.