Post Tagged with: "jazz"

When Cambodian Refugees Came to the Bronx

When Cambodian Refugees Came to the Bronx

Asian, Bronx, Business, Immigration, Manhattan, Southeast Asian, Video September 6, 2017 at 3:47 pm

This month’s episode of CUNY TV’s “Asian American Life” takes a look at the story of Cambodian refugees who arrived in the Bronx in the 1980s, the history of jazz music in Asian countries, acid attack survivor Monica Singh, and the ordeal endured by the Chinese owners of Abacus Bank.

James McBride working with a piano student. (Photo via Red Hook Star-Revue)

Returning to Red Hook and Teaching Jazz

Brooklyn, Culture November 30, 2016 at 4:51 pm

A famous author teaches jazz piano in his childhood neighborhood, reports Red Hook Star-Revue.

Singer Rebeca Vallejo will appear at Jazz Standard on Wednesday 16. (Photo courtesy of the artist via El Diario)

The Flame Festival: Blending the Best of Flamenco and Jazz

Culture, Western European November 15, 2016 at 1:53 pm

New York-based singer Rebeca Vallejo talks about her upcoming show as part of “The Flame,” the third edition of the first flamenco-jazz festival in the city, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

Ines Trickovic (Photo by Alexandre Soares for Voices of NY)

A Croatian Artist’s Big Night at Carnegie Hall

From Croatia to Germany to Macau, jazz singer Ines Trickovic finds her voice in New York.

Jewish Improv on the Lower East Side

Jewish Improv on the Lower East Side

Culture, Featured Posts, Jewish, Manhattan, Video June 23, 2014 at 2:58 pm

Jewish prayer songs are turned into improv numbers at the Eldridge Street Synagogue.

Alvin Reed stands proudly where the new Lenox Lounge will soon open. Jasmin K. Williams

Harlem’s Lenox Lounge Jazzed for Its New Home

African American, Culture, Traditions January 11, 2013 at 3:22 pm

The 70-year-old iconic jazz club has found a new home just a couple streets away at 333 Lenox Ave. Amsterdam News spoke with its owner about the revival of the legendary venue.

Poet in residence DFaye Anderson performs at Marjorie Eliot's Sunday Jazz concert.  (Photo by DNAinfo/Paul Lomax)

Voices in Focus: The Power of Music

Crime, Culture April 13, 2012 at 12:08 pm

Music awakens elderly people who had been thought lost to dementia; soldiers charged in Pvt. Danny Chen’s bullying to be tried Stateside; some advice to the Pakistani community from a prominent U.K. Pakistani; and a 20-year-old jazz salon in a Washington Heights living room is still going strong.

Jazz Musicians Stage Fight for Benefits and Pensions

Jazz Musicians Stage Fight for Benefits and Pensions

Culture, Labor March 16, 2012 at 12:32 pm

Despite their iconic status in the New York City music scene, jazz musicians are fighting for a different kind of status — equal benefits. Most symphony and Broadway performers who belong to the American Federation of Musicians Local 802 have employer-paid medical benefits and pensions, but jazz musicians in the union do not.