“Harlem,” By Duke “The Duke” Ellington, Harlem, NY 1950 (Video)

dukeSurfing on Youtube we found this great song about Harlem, composed by the legend Duke Ellington in the 1950’s. Here Duke and his orchestra play a fifteen minute tug of war of the highs and lows of Harlem. Continue Reading →

Milt Jackson, Jimmy Heath And Many Others At Jazzmobile In Harlem, 1995, (Video)

jjazzmobile august 25 1995

That’s legends Milt Jackson with Jimmy Heath, Bob Cranshaw, MIke LeDonne and Kenny Washington playing in these video series we found on Youtube of a legendary Jazzmobile concert at Grant’s Tomb in West Harlem, New York on August 28th, 1995.

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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 →