Harlem’s William Henry Webb, Aka The Legendary Chick Webb 1902-1930

William Henry “Chick” Webb, February 10, 1905 – June 16, 1939, was an American jazz and swing music drummer and bandleader. Continue Reading →

Harlem Singer, Dancer, And Female Impersonator Henry “Rubberlegs” Williams (Video)

Henry “Rubberlegs” Williams, July 14, 1907 – October 17, 1962, was an American blues and jazz singer, dancer and occasional female impersonator. Continue Reading →

Tony Nominee And Harlemite Brenda Braxton To Recreate Trav’lin—The 1930s Harlem Musical

Invitation-only readings of Trav’lin—The 1930s Harlem Musical, which was seen at the New York Musical Festival in 2010, will be presented September 28, 2017 at 11 AM and 4 PM at Nola Rehearsal Studios, 250 W. 54th Street. Continue Reading →

“Stompin’ At The Savoy,” With Chick Webb In Harlem

Yosemite Sam on Chick Webb’s “Stompin’ At The Savoy,” Amazon wrote:

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5 Best Historic Spots In Harlem

1. Langston Hughes’ Harlem Brownstone

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One of the most prominent figures during the Harlem Renaissance, acclaimed poet and author Langston Hughes resided in his Harlem brownstone, which is located on 20. East 127th Street in Harlem. Continue Reading →


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