3/4/18 O&A NYC SUNDAY AFTERNOON JAZZ CONCERT: Mary Lou’s Mass-Excerpt Featuring The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Alvin Ailey’s collaboration with jazz pianist and composer Mary Lou Williams, two artists who shared roots and memories in the southern church, is a deeply spirited theatrical experience.
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2/25/18 O&A NYC SUNDAY AFTERNOON JAZZ CONCERT: Black Violin – Broward Center For The Performing Arts (1/25/2018)

Black Violin, the hip hop duo from South Florida comprising two classically-trained string instrumentalists, Kevin Sylvester and Wilner Baptiste, who go by the stage names Kev Marcus and Wil B, respectively. Continue reading

2/11/18 O&A NYC BLACK HISTORY MONTH SUNDAY AFTERNOON JAZZ CONCERT: Joséphine Baker: The First Black International Superstar

Josephine Baker was an entertainer, civil rights activist, French Resistance agent and the first Black international superstar. Her career was centered primarily in Europe, mostly in her adopted France. Continue reading

11/5/17 SUNDAY AFTERNOON JAZZ CONCERT: Shirley Horn– Here’s To Life

Shirley Horn performs Here’s To Life at North Sea Jazz Festival with Het Metropole Orkest, 1994 Continue reading

10/29/17 O&A NYC SUNDAY AFTERNOON JAZZ CONCERT: Queens of Jazz- The Joy and Pain of the Jazz Divas


Queens of Jazz: The Joy and Pain of the Jazz Divas featuring Sara Vaughan, Nina Simone, Peggy Lee, Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday and more.  Continue reading

9/24/17 O&A NYC SUNDAY AFTERNOON JAZZ CONCERT: Dee Dee Sings Billie- North Sea Jazz Festival



Dee Dee Bridgewater performs three songs made famous by Jazz icon Billie Holiday live at North Sea Jazz Festival (July 10, 2010).  

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8/27/17 O&A NYC SUNDAY AFTERNOON JAZZ CONCERT: Earl Klugh- BET on Jazz

Earl Klugh performs on The Jazz Channel Presents: BET on Jazz (2000) Continue reading

8/6/17 O&A NYC SUNDAY AFTERNOON JAZZ CONCERT: Frank Sinatra-Count Basie (1965)

Frank Sinatra with Count Basie and his Orchestra headline the Hollywood Palace, October 1965. The special aired  about a month before his A Man and His Music special and has been forgotten. Continue reading

8/26/17 (Repost) O&A NYC SUNDAY AFTERNOON JAZZ CONCERT: Eartha Kitt Live (1968)

Eartha Kitt performs and discusses her life, the Vietnam War, and racism in America.   Continue reading

7/23/17 O&A NYC SUNDAY AFTERNOON JAZZ CONCERT: Get Here – Oleta Adams

 

Oleta Adams Grammy nominated cover of Brenda Russell’s Get Here remains her biggest hit to date. Get Here was released in 1990 on  her album Circle of One.

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