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
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
Shirley Horn performs Here’s To Life at North Sea Jazz Festival with Het Metropole Orkest, 1994 Continue reading
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
Dee Dee Bridgewater performs three songs made famous by Jazz icon Billie Holiday live at North Sea Jazz Festival (July 10, 2010).
Earl Klugh performs on The Jazz Channel Presents: BET on Jazz (2000) Continue reading
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
Eartha Kitt performs and discusses her life, the Vietnam War, and racism in America. Continue reading
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.