“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 →

The Branford Marsalis Quartet’s New Album “The Secret Between The Shadow And The Soul”

The Secret Between the Shadow and the Soul finds the celebrated ensemble at a new peak, addressing a kaleidoscope of moods with inspiration and group commitment. Continue Reading →

Harlem Nights Remains Eddie Murphy’s Only Work As Director

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. Continue Reading →

The Lowdown: Conversations With Christian Featuring Valerie Simpson In Harlem

Valerie Simpson, one half of the beloved and legendary songwriter/producers and performers Ashford & Simpson, will join the National Jazz Museum in Harlem Co-Artistic Director Christian McBride for a live taping of his SiriusXM radio show The Lowdown: Conversations with Christian. Continue Reading →

Swingin At The Smoke Jazz Club This Summer In Harlem (Update)

We know, it’s the middle June and you’re wondering what you’re going to do from th rest of the month and in July. Well, have no fear, after you go to the Harlem Make Music NY 2018 Experience on Thursday, June 21st, 2018, you may want to check out the Jazz at the Smoke Jazz Club in Harlem. Continue Reading →