Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Teenie Harris Images "re-tell the musical history of black America in the 20th Century"

Wow! another knoockout story on Teenie Harris, focusing on shots of the incredible lost music scene in The Hill. Many of these shots taken in the Hill, but also at locations like Oakland's Syria Mosque. Other shots were taken at Harlem venues like The Savoy Ballroom.

Sarah Vaughan, Lena Horne, Duke Ellington, Ethel Waters, Bill 'Bojangles' Robinson, Earl 'Fatha' Hines, Erroll Garner, Billy Eckstine, Roy Eldridge, Honey Gun band, The Ink Spots, Mary Lou Williams, Eartha Kitt, Nina Simone, Art Blakey, Billy Strayhorn

From the UK's Daily Mail

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