Perry Bradford, February 14, 1893, Montgomery, Alabama – April 20, 1970, New York, was an American songwriter and composer of Made In Harlem.
This was A’Lelia Walker’s, back in the day from 1885-1931, it was a home and famous salon, “The Dark Tower,” which she hosted for writers, musicians, artists at 108 West 136th Street in Harlem during the 1920s.
This unique event, features rarities, 21st century premieres, and well-known works by Harlem’s Bessie Smith, Gladys Bentley, Billy Strayhorn, Porter Grainger and songs popularized by Alberta Hunter, Ethel Waters, and “Ma” Rainey.
Integrity Harlem presents Gay Garden Get Together with a talks Langston Hughes, an LGBT Circle of Friendships, Talent & Creativity with Harlem historian John Reddick.
Jimmie Daniels was born in Laredo, Texas in 1908, but was raised in Little Rock, Arkansas. He left Arkansas and traveled to New York in the 1920s, at the height of the Harlem Renaissance.
Tea in Harlem has been a constant since its early years with the Muscoota Indians in East Harlem to the Harlem Renaissance with Lelia Walker’s Dark Tower on 136th Street in Central Harlem to today.
Before the Dipset crew took over Harlem, Black Swan Records was an American jazz and blues record label founded in 1921 in Harlem, New York. It was the first widely distributed label to be owned, operated, and marketed to African Americans.