Investors To Relocate Harlem’s Iconic Lenox Lounge Scarce

General views of Lenox Lounge before and after the facade was stripped of its Art Deco details and sign located at 288 Lenox Avenue in Harlem in New York CityNYPost writes that as Nobu co-founder Richie Notar prepares to launch an eagerly awaited new music club at the former Lenox Lounge site, a plan for the original fabled jazz venue to relocate two blocks north appears stalled. Continue Reading →

Harlem Jazz Shrines Festival At The Apollo

harlem jazz shrines 2The Harlem Jazz Shrines Festival starts its run in May 2014. The Harlem Jazz Shrines project is a Harlem-wide jazz festival presented in collaboration with Harlem Stage, Jazzmobile, and Columbia University. Continue Reading →

‘Mornin’ Fast Train From Memphis to Harlem,’ Miles Davis (video)

Miles Davis playing in Miles mode. Not sure of the Memphis to Harlem connection in the song, but we know he played in Harlem’s Mintons, Lenox Lounge and he was married to actress and Harlemite Cicely Tyson in the early 1980’s. Continue Reading →