TROMBONIST, COMPOSER

 

 

 

2/24/2009: Duke Ellington, a bandleader, composer and pianist became the first African-American to appear by himself on a circulating U.S. coin of the DC quarter. #onthisday ... See MoreSee Less

2/24/2009: Duke Ellington, a bandleader, composer and pianist became the first African-American to appear by himself on a circulating U.S. coin of the DC quarter. #onthisday

 

Comment on Facebook

THE Duke.

What, they minted quarters with a Duke portrait?

W.E.B. Du Bois Night Birthday Celebration

February 23, 2018 7pm - 11pm

Quincy Troupe, Ronnie Burrage Group, and many other special guest

An evening of revolutionary music, art, spoken word, dance and food in honor of W.E.B. Du Bois birthday

Cost:$30/$50

Restoration Plaza Skylight Gallery
1368 Fulton Street
Brooklyn, NY

Online Tickets:http://mvnt.us/m582422

bit.ly/2o5aEII

#webdubois #jazzmusic #bhm #Brooklyn
... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

2/15 1941: Billy Strayhorn's, "Take The A Train" was commercially recorded. Strayhorn was an African-American jazz composer, pianist, lyricist and arranger best known for his successful collaboration with bandleader and composer, Duke Ellington. #onthisday ... See MoreSee Less

2/15 1941: Billy Strayhorns, Take The A Train was commercially recorded. Strayhorn was an African-American jazz composer, pianist, lyricist and arranger best known for his successful collaboration with bandleader and composer, Duke Ellington. #onthisday

Stretch Music Jazz Then And Now

March 29, 2018 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Jazz Then and Now is a conversation series, presented as part of the Stretch Music Residency that brings together innovative thought leaders in the field in dialogue on the history, the present and the future of jazz. Ethnomusicologist Fredara Hadley PhD. Will moderate what promises to be a rich conversation between Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah and Stefon Harris (Associate Dean and Director of the Manhattan School of Music Jazz Arts Program. The conversation will be preceded by a performance by the Manhattan School of Music Jazz Arts Program.

Cost: $15

Location
Harlem Stage Gatehouse
150 Convent Avenue at West 135th Street
New York NY 10031 US
mvnt.us/m575988
... See MoreSee Less

Stretch Music Jazz Then And Now

March 29, 2018 7:30pm - 9:30pm
 
Jazz Then and Now is a conversation series, presented as part of the Stretch Music Residency that brings together innovative thought leaders in the field in dialogue on the history, the present and the future of jazz. Ethnomusicologist Fredara Hadley PhD. Will moderate what promises to be a rich conversation between Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah and Stefon Harris (Associate Dean and Director of the Manhattan School of Music Jazz Arts Program. The conversation will be preceded by a performance by the Manhattan School of Music Jazz Arts Program.

Cost: $15

Location 
Harlem Stage Gatehouse 
150 Convent Avenue at West 135th Street
New York NY 10031 US
http://mvnt.us/m575988

UPTOWN NIGHTS: Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah Presents Stretch Music Festival | Fri & Sat

March 30th & 31st, 2018 7:30pm - 11:00pm

The second year of the Stretch Music Festival features Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah and his band along with musicians who push the boundaries of form as they reach back into the past creating bridges to right now. Rhythms such as Kassa Soro from the North East Highlands of Guinea, that predate the transatlantic slave trade as well as Salsa, Son and Swing which came after those rhythms, can be heard on Blues, Funk, Trap, Hip Hop and Stretch Music. In this Festival you will hear a complete reevaluation of these cultures with the intent of building new bridges, new landscapes and new forms. This year’s festival will feature bands led by The Curtis Brothers, Neo Spectric and special surprise guests.

The Stretch Music Residency is a part of Harlem Stage’s WaterWorks program. WaterWorks is supported by Ford Foundation, Time Warner Foundation, The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Lambent Foundation, SHS Foundation and Bob and Eileen Gilman Family Foundation.

Cost: $25; VIP: $35
Location
Harlem Stage Gatehouse
150 Convent Avenue at West 135th Street
New York NY 10031 US
mvnt.us/m575986
... See MoreSee Less

UPTOWN NIGHTS: Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah Presents Stretch Music Festival | Fri & Sat

March 30th & 31st, 2018 7:30pm - 11:00pm 

The second year of the Stretch Music Festival features Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah and his band along with musicians who push the boundaries of form as they reach back into the past creating bridges to right now. Rhythms such as Kassa Soro from the North East Highlands of Guinea, that predate the transatlantic slave trade as well as Salsa, Son and Swing which came after those rhythms, can be heard on Blues, Funk, Trap, Hip Hop and Stretch Music. In this Festival you will hear a complete reevaluation of these cultures with the intent of building new bridges, new landscapes and new forms. This year’s festival will feature bands led by The Curtis Brothers, Neo Spectric and special surprise guests.

The Stretch Music Residency is a part of Harlem Stage’s WaterWorks program. WaterWorks is supported by Ford Foundation, Time Warner Foundation, The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Lambent Foundation, SHS Foundation and Bob and Eileen Gilman Family Foundation.

Cost: $25; VIP: $35
Location
Harlem Stage Gatehouse 
150 Convent Avenue at West 135th Street
New York NY 10031 US
http://mvnt.us/m575986
Load more