Nat And Maria Cole, The Wedding Of The Century In Harlem, 1948

They were dressed to the nines!  After all, it was Sunday in Harlem.  Harlemites were known to dress their best, in the finest materials, and in the latest of styles for the Sunday afternoon fashion parades on the avenues.  Continue Reading →

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Harlem Nights Remains Eddie Murphy’s Only Work As Director

While Eddie Murphy’s 1989 directorial debut Harlem Nights may not have been the hit that he was hoping for, the crime comedy did receive acclaim for its visual appeal. Continue Reading →

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Al “Hirschfeld’s Harlem,” A Rare Picture Window Into Harlem Renaissance

Now in paperback! Decades before the PBS documentaries, before Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, Al Hirschfeld and many, many more went to Harlem. Continue Reading →

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Harlem’s Duke Ellington And Leonard Bernstein Talk Classical, Jazz And More (Video)

With Leonard Bernstein today, Harlem World Magazine celebrates his life with an article of Bernstein with Harlem legend Duke Ellington on July 2, 1966, for an interview at the Joseph Schlitz Brewing Company in River Hills, Wisconsin. Continue Reading →

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“Harlem” Duke Ellington’s Masterpiece 1989 – 1993 (Video)

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: Continue Reading →

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Harlem’s Music Man Wilbur Coleman Sweatman In Harlem, New York, 1882 – 1961

Wilbur Coleman Sweatman, February 7, 1882 – March 9, 1961, HarlemNew York, was an African-American ragtime and dixieland jazz composer, bandleader, and clarinetist. Sweatman was one of the first African-American musicians to have fans nationwide. Continue Reading →

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How Cab Calloway’s ‘Hepster Dictionary’ Introduced The World To The Harlem Vernacular

Have some fews and two? Put it in your kick, head to the nearest frolic pad, and prove that you’re a jitterbug. Continue Reading →

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NDI’s Harlem State Of Mind End Of Year Performance

On June 17 – 19th, 2017, two hundred children from across New York City showcased the spirit of Harlem at National Dance Institute’s culminating Event of the Year, Harlem Night Song.  Continue Reading →

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