“When the Moon Turns Green: the Myth and Music of Billie Holiday” Free At HarlemStage

1d128fdb-6edf-41e3-a1fb-db2f811a0458Dr. Robert O’Meally, author of Lady Day: The Many Faces of Billie Holiday, Dr. Farah Jasmin Griffin, author of If You Can’t Be Free, Be A Mystery and Dr. John Szwed, author of the forthcoming Billie Holiday: Continue Reading →

Luhring Augustine Plans Harlem Jazz Festival

2014-09-19-henry-threadgillNew York gallery Luhring Augustine is branching out from art to music, producing a Harlem jazz festival with their newest artist, jazz pianist, and performance artist Jason Moran (see “Luhring Augustine Takes On Jazzman Jason Moran), recently named the Kennedy Center’s artistic director for jazz. Continue Reading →

Marcus Samuelsson, Red Rooster: “…Give Back And Economically Empower…”

l_6095_marcus‘Finding creative and effective ways to simultaneously give back and economically empower people is something that is increasingly important. Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: At The Jazz On The Hill Jazz Mobile

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Photographs by Seitu Oronde

Seitu again was all over the world of Harlem, his time it was covering the world Harlem at the Jazz On The Hill Jazz Mobile on Thursday, August 14th, 2014. Continue Reading →

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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Rudy’s World: The Charlie Parker Jazz Festival In Harlem

rudy 1 jazzBy Rudy Collins It was a packed house at Marcus Garvey Park at the Charlie Parker Jazz Festival in Harlem, NY, on Saturday, August 23rd, 2014. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s 125th Street Is NYC’s #1 Sexiest Subway Stop

subwaycomposite4It’s no underground secret that Harlem’s subways are the ultimate in people-watching (the 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, N, R, B and C trains) — and we’ve got a lot of attractive people traveling in and around our village: to get to model casting calls, fab food spots or hot new startups – Harlem is it. Continue Reading →

Gregory “On My Way To Harlem” Porter Free At Central Park (video)

gregory porterGregory Porter’s Blue Note Records debut, the 2014 GRAMMY winning Liquid Spirit, arrived on the heels of two critically acclaimed, GRAMMY nominated indie label albums that quickly propelled Porter to the upper echelon of contemporary male jazz singers. Continue Reading →