1/22/23 O&A NYC SUNDAY AFTERNOON JAZZ CONCERT: Grover Washington Jr. – Newport Jazz Festival

Grover Washington Jr.  was a jazz-funk, soul-jazz saxophonist. Along with Wes Montgomery and George Benson, he is considered by many to be one of the founders of the smooth jazz genre. He wrote some of his material and later became an arranger and producer. Continue reading

11/27/22 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: CeCe Winans: Believe For It- A Live Worship Experience

The best-selling and most-awarded female gospel artist of all time, CeCe Winans, has cemented her status as one of the most accomplished and celebrated women in modern music history. Continue reading

11/19/22 O&A NYC SUNDAY AFTERNOON JAZZ CONCERT: Esperanza Spalding Quartet- Jazz Sous les Pommiers 2008″

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The supremely talented Esperanza Spalding leads her outfit through a moving concert at the 2008 Jazz Sous Les Pommiers. Continue reading

2/24/22 O&A NYC BLACK HISTORY MONTH THROWBACK THURSDAY: Bob Marley & The Wailers – No Woman, No Cry Live

Bob Marley and The Wailers 1977 Live at the Rainbow Concert is now streaming in full on the late reggae legend’s official YouTube channel.The stream marks the first time the concert has been shown in the exact running order since it took place on June 4th, 1977. The 13 song set includes the classics I Shot the Sheriff, No Woman, No Cry and Jammin. Continue reading

10/6/21 O&A NYC WALESTYLEZ HIP WEDNESDAY:Tobe Nwigwe Brings Out Fat & Nel To Body “Fye Fye” Performance | Hip Hop Awards ’21

Tobe Nwigwe brought the live energy to the 2021 Bet Hip Hop Awards with a performance of his latest single,Fye Fye. With his mint-clad tribe in tow, Nwigwe along with his wife and music collaborator and the track’s producer, Nell bodied their performance on the annual award show. Continue reading

2/13/17 O&A NYC WHAT THE FUNK! PUMPING IT UP FOR BLACK HISTORY MONTH: Parliament Funkadelic: P-Funk Wants to Get Funked Up- Mothership Connection (Houston 1976)

What The Funk! O&A NYC honors the sound that defined the defiant 70’s. “Make my funk the P.Funk, I wants to get funked up”.  Continue reading

1/15/17 O&A NYC SUNDAY AFTERNOON JAZZ CONCERT: Giants Of Jazz- Thelonious Monk, Dizzy Gillespie (Copenhagen 1971)

The Giants Of Jazz features music icons Art Blakey (drums), Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet), Al McKibbon (double bass), Thelonious Monk (piano), Sonny Stitt (alto and tenor saxophone), Kai Winding (trombone).  Continue reading

6/11/16 O&A NYC SATURDAY MORNING CONCERT: Anita Baker- One Night Of Rapture (1987)

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The Rapture Tour was the first headlining tour by American recording artist Anita Baker in support of her hit multi-platinum album Rapture. The tour started in mid-March 1986, visiting several cities throughout North America and Europe. Continue reading