Charlie Parker, 1950, By Paula Kotis

charlie parkerThis amazing photograph of Charlie Parker, in 1950, was taken five years before he died in 1955 at the age of 34-year-old. Continue Reading →

The Baby Grand, Harlem, 1953

The Baby Grand Bar at 319 West 125th Street (between st. Nicholas and 8th avenue), opened in 1953, it was a saloon with a bright mural of a piano above the door and a rich Art Deco décor. Continue Reading →