The Legendary Harlem Jazz Trombonist J. C. Higginbotham 1906 – 1973 (Video)

Jay C. (Jack) Higginbotham, May 11, 1906 – May 26, 1973, was a Harlem jazz trombonist, his playing was strong and always swinging. Continue Reading →


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Harlemite Paul Gonsalves, Jazz Tenor Saxophonist With Duke Ellington 1920 – 1974

Paul Gonsalves, July 12, 1920 – May 15, 1974, lived at 15 West 106th Street when he did his best work while in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →


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The Smoke Jazz Club In Harlem Music Calendar

We want to always keep you engaged with some of the best in Harlem, and of course Harlem has some of the best Jazz in the world.  Continue Reading →


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New Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra With Wynton Marsalis Release Of “Handful of Keys”

[easyazon_link identifier=”B000002ARB” locale=”US” tag=”harlemworld-20″]Jazz at Lincoln Center[/easyazon_link]’s [easyazon_link identifier=”B01MR5V165″ locale=”US” tag=”harlemworld-20″]Blue Engine Records[/easyazon_link] today announced the release of [easyazon_link identifier=”B072BH49LZ” locale=”US” tag=”harlemworld-20″]Handful of Keys[/easyazon_link] on September 15, 2017, a live recording of performances that captured 100 years of jazz piano in one night in Frederick P. Rose Hall at Jazz at Lincoln Center. Continue Reading →


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Harlem Man Duke Ellington Band Live (video)

duke ellingtonFantastic performance footage of one of Jazz’s greatest stars – Duke Ellington. With performances of song of his most famous songs including “Mood Indigo”, “Caravan” and “Sophisticated Lady” Continue Reading →


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Join Jazz Man Allan Harris At Gin Fizz In Harlem

allan harris in harlemIf you didn’t see jazz man Allan Harris at the Jazz mobile in Harlem you can check out him out at the Gin Fizz in Harlem. Continue Reading →


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Up Close with CC Minton: Harlem After Dark

Pat and Allan Harris opened the doors of Harris Harlem Brownstone on Saturday, October 25 hosting Harlem After Dark.  Pat, a producer and Allan, a jazz vocalist and guitarist, were gifted two baby grand pianos and Harlem After Dark was born.

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