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A great day in Harlem.

The reason I haven’t posted in ages is because my parents took me on holiday to Connecticut: to see my best friend, Boston: to see Berklee College of Music, New York: to see some of our best family friends and we even got to go skiing (Thanks!) ! 185 more words

A Great Day In Harlem. An Iconic Photograph

With the recent passing of Horace Silver, only two of the splendid musicians pictured here are still alive. Do you know who they are?

And Jean Bach’s fine documentary: 9 more words

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A Great Day in Harlem

A Great Day in Harlem is a now famous 1958 black and white group portrait of 57 jazz musicians photographed by Art Kane on a street in Harlem, New York City in the summer of 1958. 79 more words


A Great Day in D.C.

On Friday, July 20, 2012, 41 musicians, presenters, journalists and other members of the D.C. jazz community came together outside the Howard Theatre. The crowd, ranging from teenagers to septuagenarians, stood for a picture taken by Carlyle V. 61 more words

movieDate: august 12, 1958

ON THIS DAY in 1958, in New York City, photographer Art Kane snapped a group portrait of 57 jazz musicians. This event was the basis for the 1994 documentary, A GREAT DAY IN HARLEM, directed by Jean Bach.

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Harlem Week 2013 Kicks Off with a "A Great Day"


This past Sunday marked the beginning of 2013’s “Harlem Week,” a now 39 years running celebration that suggests as last year’s theme, “Harlem: Where the World Meets the World.” The 2013 theme “Living the Dream: Celebrating History” is in tribute to the… 173 more words