The Fabulous Legend Alvis Rogers Celebrates Her 102nd Birthday (Updated)

By Elizabeth Rankin-Fulcher 

On Saturday, April 10, 2021, Ms. Alvis Rogers will celebrate her 102nd birthday with family and friends in New York City. Continue Reading →


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Birthday Tribute Concert Honoring Harlem Fave Dr. Billy Taylor

Dr. Billy Taylor, a jazz pianist, composer, educator and broadcaster, encompassed that rare combination of creativity, intelligence, and vision — qualities that made him one of our most cherished national treasures. Continue Reading →


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Happy (Belated) Birthday, Harlem Man Teddy Riley!

It takes a genius to invent a new genre of music. After honing his skills as a young church musician, Teddy Riley ended up creating a go-to sound that flooded the dancefloors around the world. Continue Reading →


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