Craft Recordings Commemorates 70 Years Of Prestige Records

2019 marks the 70th anniversary of Prestige Records, one of the most revered jazz labels in the world.
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Harlem Fave And World Poet, Ntozake Shange 1948 – 2018

Ntozake Shange, October 18, 1948 – October 27, 2018, was an American playwright and poet. As a Black feminist, she addressed issues relating to race and Black power in much of her work. Continue Reading →

New Harlem’s Allan Harris CD-Eddie Jefferson 100 Yrs.

With his gruff, gravelly voice, his penchant for hep cat diction, and the serpentine bebop turns of his vocalese creations, the late Eddie Jefferson might not seem the ideal match for a classic romantic crooner like Harlem Allan Harris. Continue Reading →

How To Wear Sweaters During A Harlem Winter

Men from Harlem to Hollis, stereotypically, only occasionally give thought to mixing and matching our wardrobe for maximum effect. Continue Reading →

“A Love Supreme,” Tribute To John Coltrane At Smoke Jazz Club In Harlem

Azar Lawrence (right), a powerful and moving saxophonist, is one of the great interpreters of the music of John Coltrane at Smoke in Harlem, NY.  Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Cicely Tyson And Miles Davis

cicely tyson and miles davisCicely Tyson was born (December 19, 1933) and raised in Harlem, New York by William Tyson and Theodosia Tyson. The photo above is from stunning couple in August 1968 attending the premiere of The Heart Is A Lonely Hunter in New York City. Continue Reading →

Chef JJ Johnson Debuts New Menu At Legendary Minton’s In Fabulous Harlem

Minton’s, the historic jazz club located at 206 West 118th Street in Harlem and founded in 1938, announces that it will re-open on Wednesday, January 11th, 2017 with an all-new menu by Executive Chef Joseph “JJ” Johnson and a renowned musical line-up of emerging jazz artists.
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