6/11/23 O&A NYC SUNDAY AFTERNOON JAZZ CONCERT: Jazz Icons – Oscar Peterson – Live In ’63, ’64, ’65

This release contains sixteen songs performed by the legendary jazz pianist Oscar Peterson with the assistance of some stellar sidemen. Culled from three different live appearances, the setlist includes Reunion Blues, But Not For Me, It Ain’t Necessarily So Soon and Yours Is My Heart Alone. Continue reading

5/20/23 O&A NYC GOING BACK TO AFRICA WITH WALESTYLEZ: Portable Showcases Dance Steps As He Perform Hit Song Zazoo

Habeeb Olalomi Oyegbile popularly known as Portable or Dr Zeh is a Nigerian singer, rapper and songwriter. Continue reading

4/23/23 O&A NYC SUNDAY AFTERNOON JAZZ CONCERT: Art Blakey, Thelonious Monk, Kai Winding, Dizzy Gillespie, Sonny Stitt, live 1971 • World of Jazz

The Giants Of Jazz are: Art Blakey, Thelonious Monk, Kai Winding, Dizzy Gillespie, Sonny Stitt, with Al McKibbon on bass gave a live performance on the Newport Jazz Festival October 31, 1971 in De Doelen Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Continue reading

4/18/23 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Thelonius Monk Quartet _Monk au danemark

Thelonious Monk the greatest pianist, composer of Jazz of all time, At twenty-two he is the official pianist of Minton’s club in Harlem. During jam sessions with drummer Kenny Clark, trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie, saxophonist Charlie Parker and guitarist Charlie Christian, among others, he developed a new style: Bebop. Continue reading

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″

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