Marcus Roberts Trio Debut At Miller Theatre’s Jazz Series In Harlem

“We call him ‘the genius of modern piano’ because he is,” says Wynton Marsalis of jazz legend Marcus Roberts. Continue Reading →

Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Dizzy Gillespie Festival 2017

Dizzy-Gillespie-006Jazz at Lincoln Center will proudly honor the centennial of the birth of jazz visionary and trumpet virtuoso of Harlem’s John Birks “Dizzy” Gillespie with thirteen performances dedicated to his jazz legacy as part of the Dizzy Gillespie Festival, January 26-29, 2017. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: The 5th Annual TD James Moody Jazz Festival At NJPAC

james-moody2Check out the great lineup of shows for The 5th Annual TD James Moody Jazz Festival with a lineup featuring Omara Portuondo, Wynton Marsalis, Catherine Russell, Angelique Kidjo, Talib Kweli, The Brubeck Brothers Band, Dave Grusin, David Sanborn, Christian McBride, Sharon Jones, Bettye LaVette, Lee Fields, Dianne Reeves and many, many more! Continue Reading →

‘The Abyssinian Mass’ In Harlem By Wynton Marsalis

WM_ABYS_cover_CDIn 2008, nine-time Grammy Award winner Wynton Marsalis was commissioned to write a piece commemorating the 200th anniversary of Harlem s Abyssinian Baptist Church. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: ‘Bluesin’ In Alphabet City’ With Marsalis Ft McBride At LC (video)

jazz at lincon ceenterBluesin’ In Alphabet City at Jazz At Lincoln Center (JLCO) with Wynton Marsalis featuring Christian McBride and the Jazz At Lincoln Center  band, Lincoln Center, New York. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Jazz in the Key of Life At Lincoln Center

gardner-vincent-byfrankstewartdsc-9799-2000pxLed by Music Director and Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra lead trombonist Vincent Gardner, the JLCO with Wynton Marsalis will perform the most skillfully crafted and sophisticated songs in popular music from the ‘60’s to today, debuting new jazz arrangements for our orchestra. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: A High Five, For Sachal Studios “Take Five,” (video)

the pakitani take fivaWe love this version of Dave Brubeck’s classic “Take Five” by a group musicians from Sachal Studios, from Lahore, Pakistan group of musicians who have a new documentary film about them titled “Song of Lahore.” Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Cicley Tyson At The Paley Center Celebration

11164057_10204359014124603_4990480623190789449_nActress/Honoree and Harlemite Cicely Tyson attends the The Paley Center For Media hosts a tribute to African-American achievements in television at Cipriani’s on Wall Street on Wednesday, May 13,, 2015 in New York City. Continue Reading →