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Jazz Birthday Series – Elise Woods Quartet Honoring Horace Silver

Horace Silver

As part of its Birthday Tribute to talented Jazz musicians, La Maison dArt Gallery & Elise Woods Quartet is pleased to pay tribute to the famous:Horace Silver, Jazz Pianist and Composer Sept. 2, 1928- June 18, 2014.

Horace Silver would have been 86 years-old on Sept. 2.

Location: La Maison dArt Gallery 259 West 132nd St., NY Between Adam Clayton Powell & Frederick Douglass Blvd.

Musicians:Steve Williams, Drums; James Weidman , Piano; Harvie S, Bass; Elise Wood, Flutes.

The event will include a short documentary about the Great Horace Silver.

$15 tickets.

Complimentary Wine Bar & Appetizers..

Horace Silver is known for his distinctive playing style and pioneering compositional contributions to hard bop.

He was influenced by a wide range of musical styles, notably gospel music, African music, and Latin American music, and sometimes ventured into the soul jazz genre.

To learn more about Horace Silver go to http://www.horacesilver.com/

via Jazz Birthday Series – Elise Woods Quartet Honoring Horace Silver, Jazz Pianist & Composer.

Harlem Real Estate Market Key Indicators as of 30 Aug 2014

Below is a snapshot of key indicators for Harlem’s real estate market, courtesy of Trulia.com.

harlem real estate market trends

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Click here to view our for sale, for rent and vacation rental listings in Harlem, as well as links to our real estate related posts about Harlem.




Harlem is perhaps the most famous, iconic neighborhood in the United States. A bastion of freedom and the capital of Black America, Harlem's twentieth century renaissance changed our arts, culture, and politics forever. But this is only one of the many chapters in a wonderfully rich and varied history. In Harlem, historian Jonathan Gill presents the first complete chronicle of this remarkable place.

From Henry Hudson's first contact with native Harlemites, through Harlem's years as a colonial outpost on the edge of the known world, Gill traces the neighborhood's story, marshaling a tremendous wealth of detail and a host of fascinating figures from George Washington to Langston Hughes. Harlem was an agricultural center under British rule and the site of a key early battle in the Revolutionary War. Later, wealthy elites including Alexander Hamilton built great estates there for entertainment and respite from the epidemics ravaging downtown. In the nineteenth century, transportation urbanized Harlem and brought waves of immigrants from Germany, Italy, Ireland, and elsewhere. Harlem's mix of cultures, extraordinary wealth and extreme poverty was electrifying and explosive.

Extensively researched, impressively synthesized, eminently readable, and overflowing with captivating characters, Harlem is an ambitious, sweeping history, and an impressive achievement.
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Harlem Real Estate Market Key Indicators as of 2014 Aug 26

Below is a snapshot of key indicators for Harlem’s real estate market, courtesy of Trulia.com.  Click here for additional details.

This Week’s Observations: Prices remain on the rise across Harlem. Interest rates remain low.  There is plenty of beauty, coolness and value uptown.  In particular, Harlem still have plenty of low-rise Harlem charm.  Come visit us in Harlem.

We publish quite a few real estate related pieces on our social media channels.  Click here to tune into those channels.

Click here to view our for sale, for rent and vacation rental listings in Harlem, as well as links to our real estate related posts about Harlem.

See below for a great book on the history of Harlem.  Essential reading for anyone thinking about or living in Harlem.

harlem real estate

 




Harlem is perhaps the most famous, iconic neighborhood in the United States. A bastion of freedom and the capital of Black America, Harlem's twentieth century renaissance changed our arts, culture, and politics forever. But this is only one of the many chapters in a wonderfully rich and varied history. In Harlem, historian Jonathan Gill presents the first complete chronicle of this remarkable place.

From Henry Hudson's first contact with native Harlemites, through Harlem's years as a colonial outpost on the edge of the known world, Gill traces the neighborhood's story, marshaling a tremendous wealth of detail and a host of fascinating figures from George Washington to Langston Hughes. Harlem was an agricultural center under British rule and the site of a key early battle in the Revolutionary War. Later, wealthy elites including Alexander Hamilton built great estates there for entertainment and respite from the epidemics ravaging downtown. In the nineteenth century, transportation urbanized Harlem and brought waves of immigrants from Germany, Italy, Ireland, and elsewhere. Harlem's mix of cultures, extraordinary wealth and extreme poverty was electrifying and explosive.

Extensively researched, impressively synthesized, eminently readable, and overflowing with captivating characters, Harlem is an ambitious, sweeping history, and an impressive achievement.
List Price: $20.00 USD
New From: $11.07 USD In Stock
Used from: $2.66 USD In Stock

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