Tag: Billie Holiday

Apollo Theater honors Billie Holiday on her 100th birthday

Apollo Theater honors Billie Holiday

The Apollo Theater in Harlem celebrated the Billie Holiday’s 100th birthday by honoring the great Jazz vocalist with a plaque on the Apollo walk of fame, and lighting up the Apollo marque for the world to see. The Harlem School

10 Artists of the Harlem Renaissance

10 Artists of the Harlem Renaissance Who Used Their Work as a Weapon Against Racial Injustice in the US


10 Artists of the Harlem Renaissance Who Used Their Work as a Weapon

National Jazz Museum in Harlem December 2012 Schedule

This month,  the National Jazz Museum in Harlem events include Harlem Speaks, a public program of oral histories, and in-depth conversations with two pianists from different places and generations: Richard Wyands and Jean-Michel Pilc.  December’s Jazz For Curious Listeners sessions