Dr. Billy Taylor Street Naming In Harlem

rudy 5By Rudy Collins

The family of Dr Billy Taylor as well as other VIP’s such as Congressman Charles Rangel, Mayor David Dinkins, Keith Wright, and others were present for the renaming of 138th Street at 5th Ave Dr. Billy Taylor Way in Harlem.

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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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Harlem Stage Announces Fourth Annual Harlem Jazz Shrines Festival And Schedule

jazz shrinesWhen the Harlem Renaissance was in vogue at the dawn of the 20th Century, the jazz clubs around Jungle Alley, between Lenox and Seventh Avenue – The Savoy Ballroom, Small’s Paradise, Minton’s Playhouse, Clark Monroe’s Uptown House, The Ubangi Club, Park Palace, Connie’s Inn, and otherswere the place to be.  Continue Reading →

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 →

Memorial for Dr. Billy Taylor In Harlem (update)

The memorial service for Dr. Billy Taylor will be at Riverside Church in Harlem on Monday, January 10 at 6 pm. located at490 Riverside Drive at
West 120th Street
Enter on Riverside DriveIn lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made in Dr. Taylor’s name to the organization that he founded, Jazzmobile. Donations can also be made online. Continue Reading →