‘Harlem Blues’ By Phineas Newborn Jr’s (video)

mr newborn s harlem bluesBefore this posting we had not heard of Phineas Newborn Jr., let alone his glorious Harlem Blues recorded in New York City on February 12, 1969.

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Swing At The Charlie Parker Jazz Festival In Harlem

charlie parker miles davisCheck out the upcoming 22nd edition of the Jazz Festival, founded in memoriam of beloved jazz man and Harlem fave Charlie Parker. Continue Reading →

Miles Davis Protégé Eddie Henderson At Smoke In Harlem

40f43f57925e8abd4294bb33b580fTrumpeter Eddie Henderson, an important protégé of Miles Davis, says more with a single note than most manage in an entire chorus. Continue Reading →

Harlemite Allan Harris Free At Jazz Mobile In Harlem

allan_and_monty_3Join  will be playing for Jazz Mobile’s Summer Music Series at Marcus Garvey Park in Harlem. This is a free concert so bring you picnic and come hang with us under the stars and let us groove you on a summer night. Continue Reading →

Zane’s All Time Top 5 Books About Harlem Music

Jazz-Musicians-In-Front-of-Mintons-Playhouse-Untapped-CitiesThere are plenty of books about Harlem’s eclectic music scene that cover the Harlem Renaissance to present day. Continue Reading →