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Duke Ellington – Live At The Cotton Club – 1937

<b>The inimitable Duke holding court.</b><p><b>Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra with Ivie Anderson, vocals – Live at The Cotton Club – March 18, 1937 –</b> …

Duke Ellington

Fine and Mellow (1957 performance) - Billie Holiday and the "DreamTeam" of Jazz

Usually “All-Star team” is a sports category. Musicians group according to their affinities, style and personal friendship. But this recording is an …

Billie Holiday

24 Billie Holiday Quotes And Photos To Bring Out Your Inner Voice

Billie Holiday is known to be one of the greatest jazz singers of all time. The pioneering vocalist was known for her vivaciousness, soulfulness, and …

Soul Music

A Look Back at Billie Holiday’s Iconic Style

Billie Holiday, aka Lady Day, not only made waves in the 1930s and ’40s for her distinctive singing voice but also for her glamorous sense of style. …

Billie Holiday

Billie Holiday – Love For Sale (1954)

One of the curious parts of visiting Taiwan is how little local music I hear playing. There aren't many songs spilling out of apartment windows or over restaurant counters, nor from scooters zooming by. Most of what I hear floating from speakers at this time of year is Christmas carols – the …

Billie Holiday

José James on Why Billie Holiday Is a Radical Feminist

José James sits down with Maria Hinojosa at the <i>Latino USA</i> studios to chat about why Billie Holiday should be a feminist and activist icon and her enduring influence on popular American music.

Billie Holiday

Duke Ellington’s Jazz Party gets audiophile vinyl reissue

January 25, 2017 In News<p><b>“A formidable gallery of jazz stars.”</b><p>Duke Ellington’s 1959 album <i>Jazz Party</i> will be receive the deluxe touch from Analogue …

Night Lights For MLK Day: Jazz And More

Some programs and articles posted in honor of the civil-rights icon.

Civil Rights
Duke Ellington


Marcus Mosiah Garvey was a powerful black revolutionary and race leader who influenced a great many people in his time and continues to do so through …

Black History

Louis Armstrong’s Impact on Jazz | mikegarvis

Louis Armstrong’s Impact on Jazz<p>Final Blog Post Rough Draft<p>Mike Garvis<p>“Louis Armstrong transformed jazz in the 1920’s and gave it a direction and …

Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong - Summertime

Louis Armstrong

Marcus Garvey interview

10 Leaders You May Not Have Known Were Influenced by Marcus Garvey

Marcus Mosiah Garvey Jr. was a Jamaican-born political leader, publisher, journalist, entrepreneur and orator who was a staunch proponent of the …

Keeping the Legacy of Marcus Garvey Alive: The Papers, the Film

The John Hope Franklin Research Center at Duke University has acquired the Robert A. Hill’s Collection of the Marcus Garvey and Universal Negro …

Black History