James Melvin “Jimmie” Lunceford, 1940-1972 (video)

James Melvin “Jimmie” LuncefordJames Melvin “Jimmie” Lunceford (June 6, 1902 – July 12, 1947) was an American jazz alto saxophonist and bandleader in the swing era. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Valeria June’s ‘Pushin Againt A Stone’ (video)

valeriejune_2We picked this right from the WNYC’s Year In Music site by songwriter Laura Cantrell, of Valeria June’s Pushin Againt A Stone.
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HW Friend Patricia Spears Jones Recieves Distinguished Alumni Of The Year Award

p jonesThe Harlem state of mind, Brooklyn Based, Memphis born poet Patricia Spears Jones was awarded a Distinguished Alumni of the year  last week at her Alumni in Memphis. Continue Reading →