HW Pick: Falu’s Mumbai Swag (video)

FaluFalu (aka Falguni Shah) is internationally recognized vocalist from Mumbai, Indian, known for her rare ability to seamlessly blend a modern, inventive style with more classical Indian styles. Continue Reading →

Boys and Girls Choirs of Harlem Stages a Comeback (video)

For over 30 years, the Boys and Girls Choirs of Harlem produced world class vocalists from Harlem. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s James Reese Europe Invented Jazz, 1881 – 1919

image_07_02_020_jamesreeseJames Reese Europe (22 February 1881 – 9 May 1919) was an American ragtime and early jazz bandleader, arranger, and composer. Continue Reading →

‘Harlem,’ (1/2) 1950, Duke Ellington (video)

Duke Ellington was a world-renowned figure when he composed “Harlem” in 1950. Continue Reading →