After Jimi Hendrix’s discharge from the army, he earned his living as a traveling musician on the so-called Chitlin’ Circuit—the circuit of venues throughout the segregated South that booked black musicians. Continue Reading →
Charles 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 →
Come meet Greg Tate, one the more provocative and important critical voices today in contemporary Black music, art, literature, film, and politics. Continue Reading →
Before Jimi Hendrix played in Harlem at Harlem’s United Block Association Benefit concert in 1969, he played on a beautiful June weekend in 1967, at the height of the Summer of Love, the first and only Monterey International Pop Festival roared forward, capturing a decade’s spirit and ushering in a new era of rock and roll. Continue Reading →
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