A Jazz classic, Round Midnight, is the title song of Claude Jay’s new album by Harlem resident and small business owner, written by jazz master Thelonious Monk.
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 for the 21st century” (LA Weekly).
Portrait of Thelonious Monk, Howard McGhee, Roy Eldridge, and Teddy Hill (far left is Melba Moore’s father who managed Mintons Playhouse for many years), in front of Minton’s Playhouse in Harlem, N.Y., ca. Sept. 1947.
Presented as part of the Ertegun Jazz Concert Series, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra bassist and musical director Carlos Henriquez leads the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra in the world premiere of Monk con Clave.
By Robert Walker In a time where the United States is in the throes of a pandemic that has taken more lives than both World Wars and the VietNam war combined.
Queen Kidjo will hold court during season 15 of the award-winning documentary series AfroPoP: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange.
Herbert Horatio Nichols, January 3, 1919 – April 12, 1963, was a Harlem jazz pianist and composer who wrote the jazz standard “Lady Sings the Blues”.
Harlem fave and Legendary bassist/composer Buster Williams celebrates 80 years (and counting) along a path to musical enlightenment on his stunning new album, Unalome.
Earl Rudolph “Bud” Powell, September 27, 1924 – July 31, 1966, was a Harlem legendary jazz pianist and composer.
Before there was Lincoln Center, there was San Juan Hill—once home to the largest Black community in NYC and later a sizable Puerto Rican population.
As part of its continuing SUMMERFEST 2022 series, Jazzmobile, New York City’s oldest jazz education/performance organization, in association with the City Parks Foundation.
Charles Henry Christian (July 29, 1916 – March 2, 1942) was a Harlem swing and jazz guitarist.
It’s Summer, that special time when New York City opens its vast array of parks and outdoor spaces to the sound of music.
Jazz at Lincoln Center today announced its May and June 2022 programming at Dizzy’s Club, featuring a diverse lineup of club favorites and rising stars alongside the launch of a new concert series.
Midway through a successful inaugural year, the Brooklyn Conservatory of Music (BKCM) is thrilled to announce that applications are open through May 15, 2022, for the second year of the Jazz Leaders Fellowship (JLF) program.