Tag Archives: Harlem Jazz

Minton’s Harlem Jazz Pays A Tribute to Bud Powell

  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 … Continue reading

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Minton’s Got July 4th Weekend Jazz

What’s more American than jazz? Move over, apple pie. This Independence Day weekend is all about jazz. And what better way to salute and celebrate this fundamentally American institution than spending it here with us at Minton’s, the birthplace of bebop. This … Continue reading

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  Brianna will bring her lively, very entertaining show to Ginny’s Supper Club tonight. This is a great early show choice.  I love her dynamic delivery of jazz.  She’s soulful, very skilled and just plain fun.  Show is from 7:30 … Continue reading

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Thursday Nights Pop in Harlem

    I love the flavor that Silvana brings to Harlem.  This is the third establishment offered by owners of Yatenga French Bistro and Shrine World Music Venue.  Silvana offers a fresh variety of musical talent tonight.  It’s worth checking out … Continue reading

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Nicole Henry Comes to Ginny’s

You must not miss 2013 Soul Train Awards winner Nicole Henry at Ginny’s Supper Club this weekend, September 25th & 26th.  Ms. Henry will light up the room with her pristine, soulful expression, and her always swinging band.  Her rendition … Continue reading

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Sunday Jazz Corner with Jimmie Lunceford

James Melvin “Jimmie” Lunceford (June 6, 1902 – July 12, 1947) was an American Jazz alto saxophonist and bandleader in the swing era. Jimmie Lunceford is the odd man out in jazz history. This bandleader made no waves with his musicianship – his preferred … Continue reading

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Sunday Jazz Corner With Etta James

The one and only Etta James.  It is sad to think we have just only recently lost Etta James (born Jamesetta Hawkins)  on January 20, 2012.  She was born January 25, 1938 and she died five days before her birthday on which … Continue reading

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“BLUE SKIES” (New Harlem Meets Old Jazz) MIX

It’s been awhile since our last podcast but we are happy to say that Blue Skies (Vol. 1) is now ready for FREE DOWNLOAD on iTunes for your listening pleasure.  On this mix you can expect to hear a few … Continue reading

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Sunday Jazz Corner With Fats Waller

King of the stride, Fats Waller was a colorful comedic personality and jazz legend in the 20’s, 30’s and 40’s.  Waller was an influential pianist, composer, singer and comedic entertainer, whose innovations to the Harlem stride style laid the groundwork … Continue reading

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Harlem CDC Ribbon Cutting at Richard Parson’s Supper Club Minton’s and The Cecil

Harlem Community Development Corporation (Harlem CDC), state and local officials, and community leaders will celebrate the opening of a Harlem landmark with a dedication and ribbon cutting ceremony for the newly restored Minton’s and The Cecil restaurants on Saturday, November … Continue reading

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