Wayne Escoffery Has Played With Many Jazz Greats Check Out The Humble Warrior

Saxophonist Wayne Escoffery is renowned for his fiery, muscular and virtuosic tenor playing, but his explosive sound is paired with a soft-spoken and thoughtful demeanor off the bandstand. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Larry Willis, Who Play With Jackie McLean, Dizzy Gillespie And More Dies At 76

Larry Willis, a jazz pianist who performed with Blood Sweat & Tears and was nominated three times for a Grammy Award, died September 29th, 2019, at a hospital in Baltimore. He was 76. Continue Reading →

Sietu’s World: Charlie Parker Jazz Festival 2019 At Marcus Garvey Park In Harlem (Audio)

Photographs by Seitu Oronde

On Thursday, the 8th of August, 2019 Sietu attended the free Charlie Parker Jazz Festival 2019 listening to some of the best jazz around at Marcus Garvey Park in Harlem. Continue Reading →

“Ellington On Broadway,” Celebrating The Duke’s 120th Anniversary At Birdland

Ellington on Broadway is presented by The Duke Ellington Center for the Arts and The American Tap Dance Foundation to celebrate The Dukes 120th Anniversary. Continue Reading →