Former Broadway And Musical Diva, Harlem School Of The Arts’ Yolanda Wyns Honored

Yolanda Wyns, Director of the Music Department at the Harlem School of the Arts was one of three honorees feted at this year’s American Composers Orchestra’s 2020 Gala.

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Harlem’s Patti “Queen Of The Jingles,” Austin (Video)

Patti Austin, born on the 10th August, 1950, is an American R&B, pop and jazz singer. Austin was born in Harlem, New York to Gordon Austin, a jazz trombonist, and Edna Austin and was raised in Bay Shore, New York on Long Island. Quincy Jones and Dinah Washington have referred to themselves as her godparents. Continue Reading →

The Stars Come Out For The Apollo’s Ella Fitzgerald Centennial Celebration

ella-fitzgerald-in-harlemThis October, the Apollo Theater  today announced some special additions to its lineup for  100: The Apollo Celebrates Ella on Saturday, October 22nd, 2106, at 8 p.m, a special  concert celebrating the centennial of Apollo Legend and the Queen of Jazz, Ella Fitzgerald. Continue Reading →