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Duke Ellington at The Apollo.
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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.

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and all that Jazz
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The Cotton Club in Harlem, new York — James Van Der Zee, was there in the early great venue.

This is the Cotton Club in Harlem, New York, a famous cabaret for whites only with black musicians and entertainment.

I recall the first time I saw the Cotton Club in Harlem. It is not a big place at all. It was nondescript.

The cotton club was one of the most popular clubs to preform at and was one persons dream to be able to sing or preform there. It was another symbolic figure for the music culture

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Savoy Ballroom dance hall and jazz club
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the savoy ballroom was open in harlem from 1926 until 1958 .

Savoy Ballroom the marquee saids dancing until That's a long night of dancing.

I was born in the wrong era.

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Savoy Ballroom, c. 1941, built in late 1920's and popular stage for artists like Ella Fitzgerald
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Savoy Ballroom, c. 1941, built in late 1920's and popular stage for artists like Ella Fitzgerald

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Duke Ellington
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Duke Ellington’s music and race in America.

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Apollo Theater, Harlem, New York City (1970s).
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Harlem, New York City I think I went to this very show.I definitely saw Stevie Wonder there at the Apollo in the

Harlem, New York City been here, an amazing place full of incredible memories

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Apollo Theater, Harlem, New York City (1970s).

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Cotton Club 125th St., Harlem, New York.
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Cotton Club 125th St., Harlem, New York.

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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.

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