By Robert Walker Bill Duke‘s career spans almost 50 years, making him a Hollywood icon as both an actor and director.
Here’s a trailer for the soon to be released movie “Clipped Wings They Do Fly.” The movie is purposed to bring attention to the Stigmas associated with Mental Illness in Continue Reading →
TV One’s series Unsung Hollywood, which shines a spotlight on prominent African American stars from the world of film, television, comedy and sports, telling the stories that have rarely or Continue Reading →
Carlos Wesley “Don” Byas, October 21, 1912 – August 24, 1972, was an American jazz tenor saxophonist, associated with Swing and bebop.
Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced the expansion of Mentors Matter, an initiative launched in September 2020 that has provided mentoring, tutoring, and social-emotional support.
The Library of Congress announced today that it has acquired the original manuscripts documenting the work of composer, arranger and pianist Billy Strayhorn.
Dr. Billy Taylor, a jazz pianist, composer, educator and broadcaster, encompassed that rare combination of creativity, intelligence, and vision — qualities that made him one of our most cherished national Continue Reading →
We love this great post by Charles Bradley II on Youtube of a rare video from music master Duke Ellington’s beautifully complicated “Harlem,” 1989 – 1993:
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