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Aaron Douglas | American artist

<b>Aaron Douglas</b>, (born May 26, 1899, Topeka, Kansas, U.S.—died February 2, 1979, Nashville, Tennessee), American painter and graphic artist who played …

Aaron Douglas

Aaron Douglas was an African-American painter and graphic artist who played a leading role in the Harlem Renaissance of the 1920s.<p>Synopsis<p>Aaron …


Aaron Douglas Documentary

"Tropics in New York," by Claude McKay

"Harlem Dancer," by Claude McKay

The Harlem Project: Life of Claude McKay

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 …

Night Lights For MLK Day: Jazz And More

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

Civil Rights


10 great Jazz albums released in 1963  Charles Mingus - The Black Saint And The Sinner LadyThelonious Monk - Monks DreamJohn Coltrane and…

<b>10 great Jazz albums released in 1963</b><p><b>Charles Mingus - The Black Saint And The Sinner Lady</b><p><b>Thelonious Monk - Monks Dream</b><p><b>John Coltrane and Johnny Hartman</b><p><b>Joe Henderson - Page One</b><p><b>Miles Davis - Seven Steps To Heaven</b><p><b>Kenny Burrell - Midnight Blue</b><p><b>Bill Evans - Conversations With Myself</b><p><b>Donald Byrd - A New Perspective</b><p><b>Duke Ellington, Charles Mingus and Max Roach - Money Jungle</b><p><b>John Coltrane - Impressions</b>

Listen to Billie Holiday, Janet Jackson on Barack Obama's second summer playlist

<b>New York:</b> How have Barack Obama's musical tastes changed in his last year in the White House? Judging from his playlists, he is getting into more …

Janet Jackson

Lady Day And Mister: Billy Holiday's Canine Partners In Crime

Jazz singer Eleanora Fagan, aka Billie Holiday and Lady Day, (April 7, 1915–July 17, 1959) loved her dog, Mister. There had been other dogs: a small …

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 …

The Life of Claude McKay

America by Claude McKay


Harlem Renaissance how to recognize an Aaron Douglas Painting

Aaron Douglas: African-American painter (1898-1979)

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 …


Programming Your Jazz Concert

One of the most challenging aspects of being a director is programming a concert. Balancing the interests of the musicians as well as the audience …