8/2/20 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: Tasha Cobbs – Fill Me Up / Overflow (Live)

Tasha Cobbs performs the live the medley Fill Me Up / Overflow from the 2015 album One Place Live.
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8/1/20 O&A NYC ITS SATURDAY ANYTHING GOES: Legendary Season Finale- Leiomy Maldonado and Dashaun Wesley  

Leiomy Maldonado and Dashaun Wesley give us a dash of Spanish favor in this vogue tour de force on the Legendary season finale. 
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7/31/20 O&A NYC SHALL WE DANCE FRIDAY: Leo Holder discusses Dougla- Bonus 1977 DTH Performance of Dougla

Leo Holder, son of the choreographer Geoffrey Holder, and Dance Theatre of Harlem Artistic Director Virginia Johnson discuss the origins of Dougla. This is followed by a special presentation of Dougla from a 1977 PBS Broadcast.

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7/31/20 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Beyoncé, Shatta Wale, Major Lazer – Already

Beyoncé and Major Lazer teamed up with Ghanian afrobeat artist Shatta Wale on a sensual mood. Already released as part of The Lion King: The Gift collection of songs from and inspired by Disney’s latest live action movie remake.  Continue reading

7/28/20 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Janet Jackson – Any Time, Any Place

Janet Jackson performed the sultry ballad Any Time, Any Place written by Jackson with James Harris and Terry Lewis.
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7/28/20 O&A NYC INSPIRATIONAL TUESDAY: Dougla

The 2018 return of Geoffrey Holder’s masterwork Dougla to the repertoire Dance Theatre of Harlem (DTH) was a resounding success. The work is a sensorially sumptuous movement fest; and it is no wonder Dougla has remained an audience favorite since its premiere on April 16, 1974. 

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7/26/20 O&A NYC SUNDAY AFTERNOON AFTERNOON JAZZ: Bill Evans Live at Molde Jazz Festival

Great performance by Bill Evans Trio at Molde Jazz Festival 1980. How amazing to witness this performance of Bill’s final trio performing in Norway. Miles Davis said that Bill Evans plays the piano the way it should be played. Continue reading