Reports indicate that R&B singer Johnny Kemp has died.
Billie Holiday is one of the best jazz singers in history. This is not up for debate. However, she could just as easily be considered one of the best blues singers as well.
In celebration of her 100th birthday, the Apollo Theater inducts jazz singer Billie Holiday into its Walk of Fame.
April is Jazz Appreciation Month and the celebration kicked off Wednesday at Sistas’ Place in Brooklyn.
It’s official. Florida A&M University’s Wind Symphony makes history Sunday becoming the first classical ensemble from a historically Black college or university (HBCU) to perform at Carnegie Hall and is on its way to the Kennedy Center in 2016.
The Florida A&M University (FAMU) Wind Symphony makes final preparations for its Carnegie Hall performance.
The 60-member wind symphony from Florida A&M University (FAMU) arrived to the city on Friday to prepare for their performance at Carnegie Hall on Sunday.
During her recent engagement at the Blue Note, it became evident Dee Dee Bridgewater is the most dynamite female jazz vocalist of this century.
The highly anticipated album from rapper Kendrick Lamar was released March 16 and quickly became one of the most successful digital releases in history.
R&B singer Bilal is making an appearance in Harlem Friday as part of the “Uptown Nights Concert” series. The sold-out concert takes place at Harlem Stage Gatehouse.
Aretha Franklin celebrated her birthday in style this weekend at a star-studded affair at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Manhattan.
The young Roy Haynes earned a reputation in his hometown of Roxbury, Mass., before Luis Russell sent him a one-way ticket to join his 18-piece band, which was engaged at Harlem’s Savory Ballroom in 1945.
Last summer, the Gloster Project provided three weeks of painting, public speaking, theater and performing arts, and music education to children in Gloster, even including an appearance by actor and activist Danny Glover and other artist friends of the Troupes.
Cable network HBO has announced the release of the second volume of the “Catch The Throne” mixtape, showcasing a number of hip-hop songs from some of the industry’s top lyricists.
As anticipation for Wednesday’s two-hour season finale of Fox’s hit prime time drama Empire builds up, two stars from the show stars are making an appearance in the city for an album signing event.