Drummer Carl Allen At Smoke In Harlem

carl_allen_ujw21-15Drummer Carl Allen’s “The Art of Elvin” is dedicated to the music of his two drum influences, Art Blakey and Elvin Jones. Continue Reading →

Diddy Gives Howard’s Commencement Speech

Sean_Combs_2010Harlmeite and music mogul Sean “Diddy” Combs will deliver the 146th commencement address at Howard University next month, the historically black college announced Tuesday, April 15th, 2014. Continue Reading →

Marian McPartland, Marylou Williams And Thelonius Monk At ‘A Great Day In Harlem’ Shoot

McPartland with Marylou Williams and Thelonius Monk a detail of the famous photograph of jazz musiciA great behind-the-scenes photograph of Marian McPartland, Marylou Williams and Thelonius Monk on 125th Street in August, 1958 in central Harlem. Continue Reading →