By Bretton Love
With a long history behind it, Harlem is a place that produced a wide range of musical genres and dancing styles that have become popular across the globe. Continue Reading →
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The National Jazz Museum in Harlem together with the Harlem School of the Arts are proud to present a pair of events celebrating a great American artist – drummer and bandleader Roy Haynes. Continue Reading →
In reference to a movement that has been gaining momentum in recent months, Grubstreet reports on a petition to repeal the city’s archaic–and racially motivated in its origins–1926 Cabaret Law that requires an establishment to have a city license if more than three patrons want to move their feet. Continue Reading →
In anticipation of the New York premiere of Charlie Parker’s YARDBIRD (April 1st and 3rd), a co-production between the Apollo Theater and Opera Philadelphia, the Theater will celebrate its jazz legacy by inducting the iconic and influential jaz saxophonist, Charlie “Ya rd b ird ” Pa rker, into the Apollo Walk of Fame. Continue Reading →
John Birks “Dizzy” Gillespie (pronounced /ɡɨˈlɛspi/; October 21, 1917 – January 6, 1993) was an American jazz trumpet player, bandleader, singer, and composer. Continue Reading →
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