Ferdinand ‘Jelly Roll’ Morton In Harlem, New York 1928 – 1935

jelly-roll-mortin-harlem1Ferdinand ‘Jelly Roll’ Morton at home in Harlem, on the corner of some Street and some Avenue in Harlem. Morton was American ragtime royalty, “considered best regarded pianists in the Storyville District,” he was an early jazz pianist, bandleader and composer who was born Ferdinand Joseph LaMothe, started his career and Jazz in 1902 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Continue Reading →

Harlem Man Puff Daddy Leads Stars At 2016 Essence Festival (Photos)

diddy at essence fest 20161Here are some great photographs from the three-day event that was live streamed with Harlem man Puff Daddy (above) performing in a big puffy oversized Yankee jacket and pin stripes at the Superdome as part of the Essence Festival 2016 in New Orleans, LA.

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HW Pick: 2016 Essence Festival New Orleans Live Stream (Live)

shaggy at the eessence festivalCheck out the final night, of this three day event live stream with Ciara, Kim Fields, Puff Daddy, Judith Hill, Kendrick Lamarr, and many more from the Superdome as part of the Essence Festival 2016 in New Orleans, LA.
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