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  • program February 18, 2016

    Music of the Harlem Renaissance

    The Harlem Renaissance of the 1920s was an astounding explosion of African-American cultural innovation, producing art, literature, poetry, and of course, fantastic music. In honor of Black History month, we are encoring our tribute to this magnificent period. We’ll hear … Read more »

  • blog February 6, 2015

    Harlem Renaissance Video Playlist

    Our show “Music of the Harlem Renaissance” explores the incredible music and history of 1920s Harlem, featuring legendary figures of blues and jazz like Mamie Smith, Duke Ellington and James P. Johnson. This video playlist puts together some classic recordings by … Read more »

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