Apollo Theater, Harlem Renaissance was very popular place and still is. If you look close you will notice that the marque says that is says Duke Ellington is performing. And in the he was very popular artist was well respected.
The Apollo Theatre in Harlem has hosted a long list of music legends from Michael Jackson, Ella Fitzgerald and James Brown. Trumpeter Clark Terry (pictured) walks with his son Rudolph outside the Apollo Theater in
Duke Ellington performed regularly here, and Ella Fitzgerald and Billie Holiday both launched their careers at the venue’s amateur night. You can say that the Apollo Theater was the ‘Motown’ before Motown. Today, the theater stands as an artifact on the b
The Harlem renaissance was very influential to give blacks some more respect in the white dominated US. Jazz artists like Duke Ellington were very influential in making these great jazz tunes that appealed to white culture as well.
Duke Ellington at The Apollo.
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Harlem's Apollo Theatre turns 100 this year. New York City History.
James Van Der Zee I had to dedicate a post to Harlem Renaissance photographer James Augustus Joseph Van Der Zee. Born on June 1886 in Lenox, Massachusetts, James Van Der Zee became the most sought after photographer during the.
May, 1993 - This fellow calls himself "Dancing Harry." He can usually be found near the world famous Apollo Theater making his moves on a slick board to the sounds of Soul Brother James Brown. By Ozier Muhammad
Lunch atop a Skyscraper (New York Construction Workers Lunching on a Crossbeam) is a famous photograph taken by Charles C. Ebbets during construction of the GE Building at Rockefeller Center in (Photographer: Charles C. Ebbets) I still can't believe this.
"Faces in the Rubble In the Bronx, Capturing Beauty in the Bad Old In the middle of a Mott Haven street, a lone couple hugs tightly and twirls to the music of an unseen orchestra. Bronx, New York. Photo by By David Gonzalez
Many jazz legends played at the Lenox Lounge including Billie Holiday, Miles Davis and John Coltrane. Malcolm X reputedly liked to hang out here. Inside is one of the few original art deco club interiors left in NYC.