Live: “Count” ‘Basie & The Blues’ With The Eric Reed Ensemble (streaming)

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Have fave William James “Count” Basie established 4/4 swing as one of jazz’s predominant styles and solidified the link between jazz and the blues. Continue Reading →

Ruby Dee Public Memorial Riverside Church In Harlem

Publicity Still Of Ruby DeeRuby Dee, legendary actor, author and activist will be honored with a public memorial celebration on Saturday, September 20 at The Riverside Church in New York at 11:00 AM.The service will feature tributes and reflections from family, friends and colleagues influenced by her outstanding life and work.    Continue Reading →

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra Swings Uptown In Harlem

Lincoln_Center_Jazz_OrchestraOn Saturday, June 14, Jazz at Lincoln Center will partner with The Harlem Children’s Zone to present Uptown Family Swing, a free community concert featuring the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis and Mr. Aubrey’s Show Kids. Continue Reading →

The National Jazz Museum in Harlem Colabs With JALC’s Ertegun Jazz Hall of Fame

national museum of jazz in harlemBetty Carter, Fletcher Henderson, Elvin Jones, and Wes Montgomery were the newest members inducted into Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Ertegun Jazz Hall of Fame (EJHF) yesterday. Continue Reading →

Jazz at Lincoln Center Team With Harlem Children’s Zone

Geoffrey CanadaOn June 14 at 5:00pm, Jazz at Lincoln Center will partner with Geoffrey Canada’s The Harlem Children’s Zone to present Uptown Family Swing, a free community concert featuring the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis and Mr. Aubrey’s Show Kids. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Billy Crystal Hosts Jazz At Lincoln Center Gala Free (Live Streaming)

billy-crystal-oscars-1998-784f1e977a2e5871f1e4e2fe0e5cd70b8466fb47-s6-c30Crystal cut his teeth on Jazz when Jazz artists such as Arvell Shaw, Pee Wee Russell, Eddie Condon, and Billie Holiday were often guests in his family home on the upper Eastside. Continue Reading →

Former Harlem Renter Bill Clinton To Preside at de Blasio’s Inauguration

Bill de Blasio, Bill ClintonFormer Harlem renter and President Bill Clinton will swear in Bill de Blasio as New York City’s 109th mayor at the inauguration ceremony on Jan. 1, the mayor-elect’s transition team announced in a statement on Saturday. Continue Reading →

In Memory Of Albert Murray

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As I mature I’m starting to get more like my late maternal grandmother, Mrs. Lola Jackson, by going to services for people I didn’t personally know and it is getting spooky folks.  Continue Reading →