Surfing on Youtube we found this great song about Harlem, composed by the legend Duke Ellington in the 1950’s. Here Duke and his orchestra play a fifteen minute tug of Continue Reading →
If Duke Ellington was the king of jazz, Harlem was his kingdom. And on Wednesday, the neighborhood celebrated the music connoisseur with an auction of his most prized possessions – Continue Reading →
A photograph of the very elegant of Duke Ellington, in this charming signed image reads in his personal inscription, “to the Most Charming Miss Alice Dixon Best Wishes Duke Ellington”, 1930’s.
Billie Holiday (born Eleanora Fagan April 7, 1915 – July 17, 1959) was an American jazz singer and songwriter.
Billy Taylor (born William Taylor; July 24, 1921 – December 28, 2010) was an American jazz pianist, composer, broadcaster and educator.
[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U84duwdrza4] Duke Ellington was a world-renowned figure when he composed “Harlem” in 1950.
Duke Ellington When his drummer Sonny Greer was invited to join the Wilber Sweatman Orchestra in New York City, Ellington made the fateful decision to leave behind his successful career Continue Reading →
Forest Whitaker will star in ‘Godfather Of Harlem,’ this straight-to-series drama at Epix, Variety has confirmed.
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