Tag: Jazz Legends

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

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

Cab Calloway’s virtual tour of Harlem Hotspots in the 1930’s and ’40s

Watch Cab Calloway: Sketches on PBS. See more from American Masters. PBS is celebrating Black History Month with a look at music and dance pioneer Cab Calloway during the Harlem Renaissance and jazz and swing eras of the 1930s-40s.  The

National Jazz Museum in Harlem December 2011 Schedule

The National Jazz Museum in Harlem (NJMH) is ending the year with a full schedule of events in December, including conversations with jazz artists such as Hal Galper and Steve Turre for Harlem Speaks, and live performances by emerging jazz

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

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