Join “Hamiltons” Okieriete “Oak” Onaodowan At AOL Build (Updated)

okieriete-onaodowan1Join Oak Onaodowan from “Hamilton” when he visits to discuss his dual role as the swaggering spy Hercules Mulligan in the musical’s first act and the professorial detail man James Madison in the second. Continue Reading →

Ferdinand ‘Jelly Roll’ Morton In Harlem, New York 1928 – 1935

jelly-roll-mortin-harlem1Ferdinand ‘Jelly Roll’ Morton at home in Harlem, on the corner of some Street and some Avenue in Harlem. Morton was American ragtime royalty, “considered best regarded pianists in the Storyville District,” he was an early jazz pianist, bandleader and composer who was born Ferdinand Joseph LaMothe, started his career and Jazz in 1902 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Continue Reading →

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