National Geographic Goes Inside Gibson Guitars In Nashville On Made In A Day

Bob Marley, Muddy Waters, B. B. King, Carlos Santana, Robert Johnson, Chuck Berry, Jimi Hendrix all played at the Apollo Theater and they all played Gibson guitars sometime in their careers. Continue Reading →

The Voices Of East Harlem Founded By The Legendary Charles “Chuck” Griffin 1969–1974

The Voices of East Harlem was an African-American vocal ensemble of up to 20 singers, aged between 12 and 21 years of age.
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Jimi Hendrix At The United Block Association Benefit Concert In Harlem 1969 (Video)

On September 5th, 1969, Jimi Hendrix with the Gypsy Sun & Rainbows band performed outside 139th Street and Lenox Avenue at the United Block Association Benefit concert in Harlem, New York.

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Harlem’s Charles Christian Inventor Of The Electric Guitar Solo (Video)

charles-christian1Charles Henry “Charlie” Christian (July 29, 1916 – March 2, 1942) was an American swing and jazz guitarist who lived and played the electric guitar throughout Harlem. Continue Reading →