Seitu’s World: Harlem Jazz And Fashion At State Office Building

seitu 1 jazzBy Seitu Oronde

Summer Stage in Harlem heated up with Jazz and Fashion night to see Harlem’s best Jazz performers and fashion dazzle up the plaza at the Harlem State office Adam building plaza on Jazz night Thursday, August 21st, 2014.

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Minton’s Jazz Supper Club In Harlem Debuts Live CD

mintins jazz cd in harlemWhen the original Minton’s Playhouse opened in 1938 the club quickly pioneered a movement in modern jazz, as legends including Thelonious Monk, Kenny Clarke, Charlie Christian, Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie took the stage and joined in regular jam sessions. Continue Reading →

New Jazz Movement Coming To Minton’s In harlem

mintons jazz movement in harlemThe “New Movement In Jazz” is a cultural Renaissance happening in Harlem New York right now. It consists of a diverse group of jazz artists breathing new life into a style of music that has been static for, depending on who you ask, at least thirty years. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: A Love Supreme, In John Coltrane’s Words (video)

a love supremem screen shotFrom Open Culture on Vimeo, James Cary describes his video creation:

A few years ago, knowing I absolutely adored the John Coltrane December 1964 album, “A Love Supreme” my wife gave me this incredible book by Ashley Kahn : “A Love Surpreme/The Story of John Coltrane’s Signature Album.” Continue Reading →

Freddie Hendrix At Smoke In Harlem

Freddie HendrixFreddie Hendrix—combining elements of Freddie Hubbard, Lee Morgan, and Clifford Brown—has emerged as one of the music’s most exciting young trumpet players. Continue Reading →

Join The Harlem Chamber Players Free Double Play

harlem classic1Sakura Park

122nd Street, between Riverside Drive and Claremont Avenue, Harlem, NY Continue Reading →