Celebrate Art Kane Harlem 1958 Place ~ a Co-Street Naming on August 12th

 

 

 

Art Kane: A Great Day in Harlem

As we approach August, and the return of the Charlie Parker Jazz Festival, Summerstage, and Jazzmobile’s Summerfest, ~ Uptown Grand Central and Jazzmobile announced the August 12th commemorative street co-naming of East 126th Street between Fifth and Madison Avenues. Art Kane Harlem 1958 Place will be named on the 63rd anniversary of the gathering of the 57 jazz luminaries in the iconic East Harlem photograph taken by Art Kane ~ A Great Day in Harlem.

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Get Ready for ‘Craig Harris’ Nocturnal Nubian Ball for Conscientious Ballers & Cultural Shot Callers’ in Bryant Park & Marcus Garvey Park

 

 

 

Craig Harris. Image courtesy Harlem Stage

Save the dates because it’s only a two-day event ~ Thursday, August 12th at Bryant Park and Friday, August 13th at Marcus Garvey Park, and it’s the culmination of Harlem Stage’s Afrofuturism series that launched in 2019 as a citywide, multi-venue held at Harlem Stage, Park Avenue Armory, and Metropolitan Museum of Art, celebrating Sun Ra’s legacy.

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It’s Time for Jazzmobile Summerfest 2021 + Classical Theatre of Harlem!

 

 

Jazzmobile’s Director, Robin Bell-Stevens at Summerfest 2014 in Marcus Garvey Park introducing the Yosvany Terry Quintet.

We were thrilled to hear that Jazzmobile’s Summerfest 2021 announced their calendar of musical events. Below are a few from the lineup on the website that caught our eye.

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It’s Time for Summerstage 2021 ~ Check Out the Fabulous Lineup!

 

 

illustrated by Lyne Lucien. Image via cityparksfoundation.org

The Capital One City Park’s Foundation Summerstage 2021 kicked off its season in Central Park with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra on June 17th, followed by a pre-screening of the documentary Summer of Soul in Marcus Garvey Park on June 19th.

Check out this years SummerStage Season Brochure, ~ a bit pared-down, but with concerts, film screenings and performances in four parks including Ramsey Playfield Central Park, Harlem’s Marcus Garvey Park, Flushing Meadows Corona Park in Queens, and the Coney Island Amphitheater along the boardwalk. Check out a fabulous lineup.

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SummerFest2020 Presents ~ The Charlie Parker Jazz Festival, a Virtual 100th Birthday Celebration

 

 

 

This year, The Charlie Parker Jazz Festival will go digital, celebrating Charlie Parker at 100, with livestream performances and talks. Not skipping a beat, this 28th iteration of the festival, will bring Jazz to New Yorkers for free online streaming.

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Jazzmobile Kicking-Off 2019 Residency at Minton’s Playhouse

 

 

 

Photo: Nat Adderley, Jr.

You think it’s hot outside? Check this out ~ Jazzmobile to launch residency at historic Minton’s Playhouse ~ kicking it off with Nat Adderley, Jr. on July 4th. Let’s celebrate!

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The Jazzmobile Sumerfest 2018 Schedule is Out!

 

 

Robin Bell-Stevens, Director and Executive Producer ~ Jazzmobile

Another fabulous season of music just announced by Jazzmobile.  Jazzmobile SummerFest55  ~  Check it out!

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Keep the Music Playing ~ A Jazzmobile Community Fundraiser

 

 

 

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Robin Bell-Stevens, Director of Jazzmobile kicking-off ‘Keep the Music Playing’

Jazzmobile held its annual community fundraiser on Monday evening, April 30th at First Corinthian Baptist Church in Harlem, and it was smokin!  Didn’t make it?  We have you covered.  Here are a few pictures from the event and a way that you can participate in the Jazzmobile fundraiser even if you weren’t there.

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