Dance Harlem 2015 At Marcus Garvey Park In Harlem

Dancer Francine OttThe Marcus Garvey Park Alliance brings an afternoon of FREE dance with the Dance Harlem 2015 is dedicated to the memory of Blondell Cummings and Dudley Williams who lived for the love of dance.

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Nina Simone Sings “Ain’t Got No…I’ve Got Life” In Harlem (video)

nina simonaGreat footage of legendary Nina Simone at the historical 1969 Harlem Cultural Festival that took place in Marcus Garvey Park during the summer, only months apart from the inaugural Woodstock concert. 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 The Last Poets Were Hip-Hop’s First Poets (video)

the last poetsThe Last Poets is the name for several groups of poets and musicians who arose from the late 1960s African-American civil rights movement’s black nationalist movement. Continue Reading →

Marcus Garvey Park, Harlem, NY (Photos)

garvey1These great photographs by Sharon Cuff at Marcus Garvey Park in Harlem, New York on Tuesday, July 31st, 2015. Continue Reading →

Oldest Home Still Occupied In Harlem, Sold For $3.6M!

oldest house in harlemIt’s a throwback to a time when Harlem was still a rural village and not yet legally part of the city. 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 →