Available now for download on iTunes Blue Skies (Vol. 2). A smooth blend of classic jazz with new remixes that will get your party started right. This FREE DOWNLOAD is a continuation of Blue Skies (Vol. 1) which is also available on iTunes Podcasts. Play them back to back for a solid 3 hours of jazz classics and remixes of all different kinds of styles including some rare remixes. GREAT for a cocktail party or just chilling at home. These were made available to several restaurants / bars locally here in Harlem (including Harlem Food Bar earlier last month) but now you can download them both for your enjoyment. (Any other restaurants/bars that are interested in advanced future podcasts, please contact us at HarlemCondoLife@gmail.com HarlemCondoLife.com.)
Click on link below to download Blue Skies Vol.2 podcast and to see the playlist. Enjoy!
DOWNLOAD: Blue Skies Vol. 2 (New Harlem Meets Old Jazz)
PLAYLIST – (coming soon)
(The Model on the cover art is Hali Kai Burns. Friend to our blog and one of our favorite New York City Models Hali Kai)
Posted in Art and Culture, Celebrity, Central Harlem, Culture, Dance, East Harlem, Featured Podcast, HarlemCondoLife, Music, New York City, North Harlem, Podcasts, South Harlem (SOHA), West Harlem
Tagged @HarlemHCL, Electronic, free, Harlem, Harlem Businesses, Harlem Food Bar, Harlem House, HarlemBlogger, HarlemCondoLife.com, HCL, Hip Hop, House, iTunes, jazz, Jazz Instrumentals, Jazz Remixes, Minton's Jazz Club, New Harlem Meets Old Jazz, Podcast, RhythmDB, The Cecil, your gateway to harlem
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 modern day remixers from trap to club mixed together with old jazz classics. Including a spoken word intro from “Lady Sings The Blues” soundtrack, the Billie Holiday story. Also a spoken word jazz remix of Ursula Rucker and a beautiful track by Meshell Ndegeocello – Four Women (Pour use ame souveraine) - a dedication to Nina Simone.
See the full playlist below. Pour yourself a cup of coffee, a martini or glass of wine and enjoy some classic jazz with new remixes that will get your party started right.
DOWNLOAD: Blue Skies (New Harlem Meets Old Jazz) Vol. 1
1. Intro – Billie Sneaks Into Dean & Dean’s / Swingin’ Uptown
2. Ain’t Nobody’s Business – Billie Holiday
3. God Bless The Child (Remix Edit) – Billie Holiday
4. Corcovado (TOKiMONSTA Remix) Getz & Gilberto
5. Supa Sista (Society Nu’mericana Jazz Mix) – Ursula Rucker
6. Georgia On My Mind (Brown Stone Mix) – Ray Charles
7. I Love…Dub (Edit) – Funky DL
8. I’ve Got You Under My Skin (DJ Carnage & Victor Niglio Mix) – Dinah Washington
9. Bei mir bist du schon (Dub) – Waldeck
10. Avenue du Gare (Martini Dub Mix) – Tape Five
11. Four Women (Dedication to Nina Simone) – Meshell Ndegeocello
12. Blue Skies (Maya Jane Coles Mix) – Ella Fitzgerald
13. My Man – Billie Holiday
14. My Man (Toro Y Moi Dub Mix) – Billie Holiday
15. So Nice (Summer Samba) (Azari & Ill Mix) – Astrud Gilberto
16. Haunted Town (Remix Edit) – Lena Horne
17. Bodysnatchin’ (On the Isle) – Rubberoom
18. Right Here – DJ Mitsu
19. Fly Me To The Moon (Kaskade Remix) – Astrud Gilberto
20. Tequila (Pistel Remix) – The Champs
21. Mama Guela (STUHR Remix) – Tito Rodriguez
22. Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood (Zeds Dead Remix) – Nina Simone
23. Feeling Good (Bassnectar Dub Edit) – Nina Simone
24. All Night – Billa Quase
25. Just Move (Remix Edit) – Uneeq
Posted in Art and Culture, Dance, Free!, Harlem, HarlemCondoLife, History, Music, New York City, Podcasts
Tagged @HarlemHCL, Billie Holiday, Blue Skies, Brazilian Jazz, Dinah Washington, DJ, Getz & Gilberto, Harlem, Harlem House, Harlem Jazz, HarlemBlogger, HarlemCondoLife.com, Hip Hop, House, iTunes, jazz, Jazz Remixes, Kaskade, Latin Jazz, Lena Horne, Meshell Ndegeocello, Minton's Jazz Club, Nina Simone, Podcast, Ray Charles, RhythmDB, Trap, Ursula Rucker
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 2nd at 12:00 pm.
The event will take place at Minton’s which is located at 206 West 118th Street, Harlem, NY.
SPEAKERS | Owner of Minton’s & The Cecil, Former CEO of Time Warner & Chairman of CitiGroup Richard Parsons, Restaurateur & Executive Chef of The Cecil & Minton’s Alexander Smalls, U.S. Congressman Charles B. Rangel, NYS Senator Bill Perkins, NYS Assembly member Herman D. Farrell, Jr.,
NYS Assembly Member & Chairman of the Harlem Community Development Corporation’s Board of Directors Keith L.T. Wright, NYC Council Member Inez E. Dickens, Housing and Services, Inc. James M. Dill, and Empire State Development President, CEO & Commissioner Kenneth Adams.
The Cecil (review by HarlemCondoLife)
Minton’s (review by HarlemTrends)
Posted in Architecture, Art and Culture, business, Celebrity, Community, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Event, Featured Press Story, Harlem, HarlemCondoLife, History, Menu Harlem Hot Spots, Menu Harlem Restaurant Row, New York City, Politics, Restaurant Reviews, Restaurants
Tagged @HarlemHCL, Alexander Smalls, Charles B. Bangel, Harlem, Harlem CDC Ribbon Cutting, Harlem History, Harlem Jazz, HarlemBlogger, HarlemCondoLife.com, HarlemTrends, HCL, Historic Harlem, James M. Dill, Kenneth Adams, Minton's, Minton's Jazz Club, Minton's Supper Club, Richard Parsons, Senator Bill Perkins, The Cecil
Abbey Lincoln, was an American Jazz vocalist, songwriter, and actress, who wrote and performed her own compositions. Abbey Lincoln (Anna Marie Wooldridge) was born on August 6, 1930 and passed along on August 14, 2010. One of the many singers influenced by Billie Holiday where she often visited the Blue Note jazz club in New York City. Lincoln’s lyrics were often connected to the civil rights movement in America.
During the 1990s and until her death, Abbey fulfilled a 10-album contract with Verve Records. These recordings are highly regarded in the jazz world and represent a crowning achievement in Lincoln’s career.
Listen to Abbey Lincoln on ITUNES.
Here is a wonderful live performance (below) of Abbey Lincoln singing ”Midnight Sun” with the incredibly talented Lionel Hampton. The second video is a beautiful recording of “Throw It Away”, written and performed by Abbey Lincoln. Some may know this to by Esperanza Spalding’s recent cover of Abbey’s “Throw It Away.”
Abbey Lincoln Quartet (Live) – Lionel Hampton/Midnight Sun
Abbey Lincoln – Throw It Away
Posted in Apollo Theater, Art and Culture, Celebrity, Central Harlem, Culture, East Harlem, Entertainment, Harlem, History, Movies Cinema Film, Music, New York City, North Harlem, South Harlem (SOHA), Sunday Jazz Corner, TV & Video, West Harlem
Tagged @HarlemHCL, Billie Holiday, Blue Note, Harlem, HarlemCondoLife.com, jazz, Jazz Songwriter, Jazz Vocalist, Lionel Hampton, Live Jazz, Midnight Sun, Minton's Jazz Club, new york city, The Blue Note, Throw It Away, Verve Records