On Christmas Eve, 2015, the Quantum of the Seas Orchestra performed the entire Duke Ellington version of Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker Suite.
The 1996 PBS American Masters biography of icon Lena Horne. Continue reading
Sade, born Helen Folasade Adu in Ibadan the capital and most populous city of Oyo State, Nigeria. Her cool style and effortless delivery immediately distinguished her as the song stylist of her generation.
Jazz legends Ella Fitzgerald and Duke Ellington perform an intimate concert in Milan 1966. Continue reading
Jazz Scene USA with Nancy Wilson (1962) hosted by Oscar Brown, Jr. with Lou Levy on piano, Al McKibbon (bass) and Kenny Dennis on drums.
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
Take Five (Live) by The Dave Brubeck Quartet is a 1961 live album by the American jazz singer Carmen McRae, focusing on the songs composed by Dave Brubeck. Continue reading
Shirley Horn performs Here’s To Life at North Sea Jazz Festival with Het Metropole Orkest, 1994 Continue reading