Harlem Jazz Shrines Festival At The Apollo

harlem jazz shrines 2The Harlem Jazz Shrines Festival starts its run in May 2014. The Harlem Jazz Shrines project is a Harlem-wide jazz festival presented in collaboration with Harlem Stage, Jazzmobile, and Columbia University. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: George Coleman Quartet At Smoke

37th Annual New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival Presented by Shell - Donald Harrison with George Coleman and Eddie Palmieri - May 6, 2006As part of the Smoke in Harlem’s 15th anniversary celebration Saxophonist George Coleman, a musician of rare genius, is making some of the most inspired music of his long career. Continue Reading →

Cynthia Holiday Celebrates Women’s History Month In Harlem

cynthia at jazz vespersCynthia Holiday With Jazz Vespers In Harlem celebrates Women’s History Month with jazz and blues song stylist composer recording artist.

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Red Sahara Thursdays At Sette Pani In Harlem

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Harlem Jazzmobile Founder Billy Taylor

800px-Billy_Taylor_(jazz)Billy Taylor (born William Taylor; July 24, 1921 – December 28, 2010) was an American jazz pianist, composer, broadcaster and educator. Continue Reading →

Thelonious Monk, Howard McGhee, Roy Eldridge, and Teddy Hill, Minton’s Playhouse In Harlem

Portrait of Thelonious Monk, Howard McGhee, Roy Eldridge, and Teddy Hill (far left is Melba Moore’s father who managed Mintons Playhouse for many years), in front of Minton’s Playhouse in Harlem, N.Y., ca. Sept. 1947.

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Jazz vs. Racism By Greg Thomas

In the brief time that I’ve been posting blog entries to Integral Post, rarely have I explicitly discussed the issue of race, which, it seems to me, is a blindspot of the Integral community. Yet I intend, more and more, to visit the theme of race and view it through an Integral lens. Continue Reading →