Category Archives: Nat King Cole

A Jazz Age Returns with CAFÉ SOCIETY SWING

New York’s legendary Café Society nightclub debuted in the Greenwich Village of the late 1930’s. For many years that followed it would be the Mecca for many African American jazz greats who would pass into legend themselves. Club founder, Barney … Continue reading

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“LE JAZZ” is Oh-So-Hot at 59E59 Theaters

 For those of us fortunate enough to have seen 2012’s The Anderson Twins Play the Fabulous Dorseys*, it would come as no surprise that the lads’ latest offering at Manhattan’s trendy 59E59 Theaters would be packed with dazzling musicianship. For … Continue reading

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