Tag: Jazz Harlem

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

Rajdulari’s “HoneyWine” Video More Than Sizzles

One quality I really love about Rajdulari is her comprehensive beauty – inside and out – she shatters perceptions, expectations – she boldly puts her true self out there and what results is mind expanding for anyone taking her in.

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.

Live from Loews Presents: An Intimate Evening witih Rajdulari

Mark your calendars!  Monday, January 16th at 6 pm, Rajdulari returns to “Live from Loews” for a fantastic event.  She’ll be showcasing songs from her new release Honey Wine.  Audience members are invited to participate in a special videotaping segment

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

Update – Rajdulari’s “Honey Wine” Makes Amazon’s “Top 100 Neo Soul” Best Seller’s List

Our girl’s doin it!   This week, Rajdulari’s Honey Wine project reached #11 on Amazon’s “Top 100 Neo Soul” Best Seller’s list!  The album is receiving critical acclaim around the world.  Don’t sleep!  Catch her Christmas show at Billie’s Black December 17th. Congratulations

Rajdulari – You, Me, Us, We – Rising

If you were at Billie’s Black last Friday night, you might have enjoyed the most tempting HoneyWine cocktail designed specially for Rajdulari‘s CD release party for her new project of the same name, which was released on October 14th.  The

Sonny Rollins Still Evolving at 81

Anyone who is a true master of anything understands that mastery is not an end, but rather a means to true enlightenment.  It must be embraced humbly and selflessly.  With it comes tremendous responsibility and dedication – sacrifice that is

Shrine is Lu Reid’s House for Sunday Jam

  We should be so lucky to live in a neighborhood with so many jazz stars.  You can walk by any venue on any day of the week and stumble in on some of the deepest jazz swinging on the