The National Jazz Museum In Harlem Announces Talks With Greg Thomas And More

Albert_Murray_-_walter_beckhamThe National Jazz Museum in Harlem (NJMH)—an institution in the heart of Harlem’s cultural district dedicated to preserving, promoting, and presenting jazz music… Continue Reading →

Greg Thomas Hosts Albert Murray Centennial Listening Parties At Lincoln Center

Greg thomas from harlemJoin us as we celebrate the centennial of the author, scholar, and philosopher Albert Murray in this series of Listening Parties hosted by Murray expert and one time Harlem World Magazine Editor-in-chief Greg Thomas. Continue Reading →

Mary Lou Williams: The Lady Who Swings the Band At Harlem Stage

maryl lou williamsMary Lou Williams: The Lady Who Swings the Band is a documentary about the life and music of one of the greatest jazz pianists, composers and arrangers who has remained largely unknown…until now. Continue Reading →

Jeff Watts’ Group At The Charlie Parker Festival In Harlem

11145214_10153220681353731_7086380200497733333_nFrom Greg Thomas at the Charlie Parker Festival today at Marcus Garvey Park in Harlem, groovin’ on Jeff Watts’ group, as they slip-slide from funk-rock to in-pocket mid-tempo to high velocity swing, most often in the same tune rendition. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Jewel Kinch’s New Gig At Hudson Valley Writer’s Center

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We want to congratulate longtime Harlemite and once Riverside Church Theater Executive Director Jewel Kinch on her new job as the Executive Director of the Hudson Valley Writer’s Center in Sleep Hollow, Westchester, NY. Continue Reading →

Harlem Renaissance: Blues Culture, Jazz and the Written Word In Harlem

f8fbff99-1537-403c-903e-1b827ae6eaa9Author/historian Greg Thomas continues his provocative look into the worlds of Alain Locke, Jean Toomer, Langston Hughes and Zora Neale Hurston, four of the most innovative and original literary voices to emerge out of the Harlem of the 1920’s. Continue Reading →