‘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 →