The Voices Of East Harlem Founded By The Legendary Charles “Chuck” Griffin 1969–1974

The Voices of East Harlem was an African-American vocal ensemble of up to 20 singers, aged between 12 and 21 years of age.
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Chaka, Chaka, Chaka Khan Opens In The Garden State

One of the reigning divas of R&B and soul, 10-time GRAMMY winner Chaka Khan (“I Feel for You,” “Through the Fire,” “I’m Every Woman,” “Ain’t Nobody”) returns to NJPAC. Continue Reading →

The Legendary Harlem Man Freddie Jackson Receives Legend Award

The incomparable, Freddie Jackson, is one of the most iconic R&B male vocalists of all time! Continue Reading →

On It’s 40th Anniversary Paul Winter Celebrates Winter Solstice Celebration In Harlem

It’s a 40/50 year! Seven-time Grammy® winner Paul Winter is busy planning his 40th Annual Winter Solstice Celebration at Harlem, New York’s Cathedral of St. John the Divine as the Paul Winter Consort also celebrates its 50th anniversary year. 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 →

Harlem Fave Lil’ Kim Talks Her New Album “9” At Build

As a trailblazer, Lil’ Kim turned the tables on male-dominated rap. The dynamo’s hard-core rap songs focused on explicit sexuality long the domain of male rappers. Continue Reading →

Washington DC: Maxwell’s “A Night At The Symphony” Sets Record At Kennedy Center

Soul man Maxwell’s four-night run of “A Night At The Symphony” on September 18th, 19th, 20th, and 21st — joined by the 96 member National Symphony Orchestra (NSO) — marked Maxwell’s first-ever symphonic performances and grossed over $1M. Continue Reading →

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