Tag: jazz

The National Jazz Museum in Harlem Fall Benefit Concert: Uptown in Autumn

National Jazz Museum in Harlem Fall Benefit Concert

The National Jazz Museum in Harlem’s Fall Benefit Concert will be held at the historic Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture this year celebrating Harlem’s nearly century-long support for jazz!     Guiding us on a musical journey that traces the evolution

Minton’s Harlem Jazz Pays A Tribute to Bud Powell

Minton's Harlem Jazz

On Friday June 16th, Minton’s Harlem celebrates Jazz legend and Harlem’s own Bud Powell, a leading figure in modern jazz, also known as bebop, as was his close friend and musical compatriot Thelonious Monk. They both performed at the original Minton’s, and this special

Harlem Stage presents Jason Moran and Meshell Ndegeocello FREE Jazz Concert

This Saturday, July 28th, Jason Moran and Meshell Ndegeocello are joining Harlem Stage and putting on a “Fats Waller Dance Party” in a FREE outdoor jazz concert that will include a 5-piece band with a live dance installation by Maija

HarlemTrends presents – JAZZ : Past Meets Present

We are happy to bring you our new podcast “HarlemTrends presents – JAZZ : Past Meets Present”  mixed for HarlemTrends by friend to the blog RhythmDB.  This is a follow up to our “Soulful Mix” podcast we posted in January 2012.

Terri Lyne Carrington on the Road with Mosaic Project Members and Others

Sheila E. said that one day when she grows up, she wants to be just like Terri Lyne Carrington.  Terri is that heavy, and she has really done it with her most recent solo work on GrooveJazz Media/Concord Music Group,

Gregory Porter – Deep, Righteous Soul Shines on “Be Good”

  You know how sometimes someone – a musician, a painter, a poet, a leader, a parent, a friend – someone will strike a chord in your soul and it resonates to the extent that it helps you define your

National Jazz Museum in Harlem announces March 2012 Schedule

The National Jazz Museum in Harlem has launched its schedule of events for March 2012, with a selection of free programming and affordable concerts from jazz musicians, educators and historians.  Among the events this month, the series “Harlem Speaks” presents

The Harlem Stage Gatehouse presents A Tribe Called Quest: Innovation and Legacies March 2

  We are excited about the upcoming event located at The Harlem Stage Gatehouse on 150 Convent Ave. at W. 135 St. where trumpeter and composer Igmar Thomas leads Revive Da Live Big Band and special guests to perform a musical tribute to

National Jazz Museum in Harlem January 2012 events

The National Jazz Museum in Harlem‘s January 2012 program schedule is well under way, but there’s still time to check out a variety of events this month. See the event schedule list below.

Nicholas Payton: Creator of BAM and the Savior of Archaic Pop

Nicholas Payton is, in his own words, leading a revolution in creative free thought.  Coming from a musical family (His father, the legendary Walter Payton who passed away in 2010; his mother, an accomplished vocalist and pianist), he’s a true