Tag: IN2Harlem

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

Gregory Porter’s “Way to Harlem”

  I for one am anxiously awaiting Harlem-based Motema Music artist Gregory Porter’s new joint to drop.  Last Thursday at Smoke Jazz & Supper Club he and his band offered a taste of what might appear on this new project. 

Parlor Jazz Harlem’s Best Kept Secret

For the last 19 years, Peoples Hall of Fame recipient Marjorie Eliot and her formidable group of serious jazz greats assemble to deliver a very heavy 2 hours of jazz music for the 50 guests who have been fortunate enough