Harlem Grooves Series – Support Music & Art
A collection of old and new soul, classic, house, hip hop, jazz to get your weekend started right with not one but TWO new mixes. Missy Elliot, Fantasia, Elements of Life, Louie Vega, Pharrell, Daft Punk, Miquel, Chrisette Michele, 50 Cent, Gregory Porter, Marcus Canty, Kerri Chandler, India Arie, Frank Ocean, Inaya Day, Justin Timberlake, Stacey Barthe, Chris Brown, Cypress Hill, AL Green, Rick James, Mary J Blige, Notorious B.I.G., Tina Marie, Classics, New Music, Covers, mash-ups, instrumental grooves & dub edits… it’s all on there, just download and enjoy.
HARLEM GROOVES vol 1 (Download)
HARLEM GROOVES vol 2 (Download)
For restaurants/bars/retail stores with ipod/laptop digital systems Harlem Grooves Vol 1 & 2 are easy for download (no separate tracks) one audio file on iTunes and sound great back to back.
Harlem Grooves Series is a series featuring a variety of music and art. We decided to feature artists for our covers for this Harlem Grooves series to support local artists along with local guest DJs podcasts which we will feature here in the months to come. Harlem has a wide range of established artists as well as many up and coming new artists making their mark. This cover for Harlem Grooves Vol 1 & 2 is by Shea Sullivan. She is an artist, studied fashion at Parsons, graphic designer, blogger and during the day a corporate fashionista. Vol 1 & 2 were compiled & mixed by RhythmDB for HCL (HarlemCondoLife)
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WEPA!!! This Sunday, June 9th the 2013 National Puerto Rican Day Parade celebrates their 56th annual event held in New York City. This year will make it the 18th event as a National Organization.
This has become an event for many of us Harlemites to look forward to every year with it’s rich culture, live music and festive celebrations. The Parade starts at 11am along 5th Avenue from 44th Street to 79th Street. After the Parade finishes the party will continue uptown in East Harlem, West Harlem and all around! Check your local venues for planned events throughout Harlem honoring Puerto Rican Pride and feel free to post in our “comments” section below, if you would like to promote an event. Here are 2 different outdoor music events we recently blogged about happening this Sunday to check out after the parade.
The 7th Annual Mafrika Music Festival
Sunday Sermon is Back June 9th in Harlem
The 2013 Parade this year has been dedicated to Puerto Ricans and Health. The Parade Honorees include:
GRAND MARSHALCHITA RIVERA – ACTRESS/DANCER/SINGER
STATE DEDICATIONRHODE ISLAND
INTERNATIONAL AMBASSADORTONY ORLANDO – SINGER
INTERNATIONAL MARSHALGEORGE GRESHAM – 1199SEIU
INTERNATIONAL GODFATHERJULIAN GIL – NUESTRA BELLEZA LATINA
AMBASSADOR OF GOODWILLLILIANA AYENDE – UNIVISION 41
CIVIC GODMOTHERDR. MILDRED ALLEN – PUERTO RICAN FAMILY INSTITUTE
NATIONAL GODMOTHERAMBAR – SINGER.DETAILS – National Puerto Rican Day Parade INFO
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Bringing us his true talent singing a flawless live version of On My Way To Harlem in Paris on June 2, 2012. This original song from his latest album “Be Good” (available on iTunes) takes on a whole new life when you see it performed live. The whole album is a jam. Jazz at it’s best. If you haven’t yet heard him perform live, do yourself a favor and catch him next time through. He performs often at Smoke Jazz & Supper Club in NYC as well as several other venues.
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Come on out this Saturday the first day of June from 11:00 am – 5:30 pm for the Uptown Country Fair! Just steps below Harlem in the Upper West Side at West 93rd & (Columbus to Amsterdam) a Sundae Sermon Warm-Up Block Party and Fundraiser! There will be food, games, sports, arts, crafts, music, think green activities. Something fun for the kids and the whole family. PS 333 Manhattan School For Children Uptown Country Fair. Honoring the work of Jackson Pollock. Music by one of Harlem’s favorite DJ’s Stormin’ Norman!
(Rain date scheduled for June 2)
You can also catch Stormin’ Norman tonight (and every Friday night) at Red Rooster in Harlem spinning from 8 pm – 1 am (upstairs)
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NEA Jazzmaster RAMSEY LEWIS will be at City College’s
Aaron Davis Hall Friday, June 14th at 7 pm.
(135th Street & Convent Avenue)
Click here for more information and to buy tickets
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Summer is almost here Harlem and so is the Sweet Spot festival summer season. This year’s kick-off will be held on May 26, 2013 from 3-9pm at the beautiful West Harlem Pier. This is a great event for the whole family to enjoy.
Below is a note from the sponsor with information on this Harlem event as well as photos and local press coverage from last year. If you are a vender interested in participating fill out the form and join in the fun. See you all there!
Sweet Spot Festival is looking for vendors to participate in the Sweet Spot Festival Market Place in Harlem on May 26, 2013 from 3-9pm featuring Herbert Holler of The Freedom Party, Rich Medina and other special guest. The event will be the kick-off to our Sweet Spot festival summer season and is taking place at the beautiful West Harlem Pier by the river (across from Fairway)
Last summer the Sweet Spot Festival debut received a great response from attendees and local media. We are super excited to be coming back this summer with 5 festival dates. (More info to come on final dates and locations)
Here are some pictures from our last event as well.
If your interested in being part of the market, please fill out the vendor application here: http://bit.ly/NZZhrl
Vendor fees are $60 as mandated from the NYC Parks Department. We also provide rentals of tables, chairs and tents at minimal costs.
Please let me know if you would be interested in participating and I will reply with all the market place details.
Thanks and have a great day!
Carolyn “CC” Concepcion
About Sweet Spot Festival
The Sweet Spot Festival is a FREE family friendly event series, bringing Harlem’s increasingly diverse community together to celebrate it’s rich historical legacy. Its purpose is to promote music,culture, art, and commerce. Here you will find an eclectic range of musicians, DJ’s, performance & visual artists, a mouth watering array of food & dessert vendors, kids activities, workshops and to-die-for vintage & jewelry selections.
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Nights In Harlem (Lounge Mix)
RhythmDB’s latest mix for HCL is sure to be a favorite for the grown and sexy crowd. Bringing it downtempo this podcast will take you on a soulful journey with chillout grooves, jazz, neo-soul, brazilian, hiphop, world, remixes & mellow house grooves. To download or stream “Nights In Harlem” (Lounge Mix) click on the following links below…
Download free (via iTunes) | Play on-line now (via Podbean)
See Playlist below
Nickodemus– (intro fade) Sun People mixed with DJ Sun– Ten
Nina Simone– My Man’s Gone Now (Dj Wally Remix)
DJ Sun– Marks On The Keys
Incognito– Everybody Loves the Sunshine mixed with Roy Ayers– Everybody Loves the Sunshine (9th Wonder Remix)
Billie Holiday- Trav’lin All Alone (Nickodemus & Zeb Remix)
Blue Six– We Used to Rock
Cesaria Evora– Quem bo e (Who Are You)
J.Period & Nneka– Mind Vs. Heart
Marcio Faraco– No Casa Do Seu
Ursula Rucker– Anyouknowhat? (Original Mix)
The Game f./Pharrell & Justin Timberlake– Ain’t No Doubt About It
Malcolm McLaren– Un Coche de Agua Negra
Raul Paz– Buena Suerte
Fat Freddy’s Drop– The Raft
Samantha James– Find a Way
Vikter Duplaix– Electric Love (Jneiro Jarel Remix)
U.Rucker– Obama Interlude #2
Jill Scott, Al Jarreau & George Benson– God Bless the Child
Billie Holiday– All Of Me (Live Version)
Sunshine Jones– If You Wouldn’t Mond (Tiger Stripes Remix)
Kindred the Family Soul– House of Love (AC’s Dub Mix)
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This is how you stop the Harlem Shake… LOL. This is the best one yet by far. I keep saying I will stop posting, but couldn’t resist. Thanks jl3sport for sending it to Harlem Condo Life.
Click Here – THIS IS HOW YOU STOP THE HARLEM SHAKE
See our previous Harlem Shake posts –
How To Do The Harlem Shake – A Brief Tutorial Harlem re-claims the Harlem Shake
The Harlem Shake from a Business Perspective
John O’s Harlem Shake Down – Rapper responds to the Harlem Shake
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Looking for that perfect gift for family and friends? Browse HarlemCondoLife’s new on-line store. New items will be added regularly so keep this page bookmarked and visit it often.
“Give Harlem for the Holidays!”
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With fall in the air and winter almost here, there are plenty of music venues coming up in Harlem to keep us warm. If you haven’t had the pleasure of hearing Boncellia Lewis perform yet you can catch her on Saturday, November 17th, for a special one-woman tribute to the great Ella Fitzgerald.
To purchase tickets for this event see information below or visit Ginny’s website Ginny’s Supper Club
Ginny’s Supper Club | Red Rooster
310 Lenox Avenue
New York, NY 10027
(212) 421 – 3821
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