Celebrating June as Black Music Month, BET Jazz will broadcast Sounds of Harlem, a salute to the musical legacy of New York’s culturally rich community of Harlem. Premiering Sunday, June 12, Sounds of Harlem is a one-hour look at the past, present, and future contributions that Harlem has made, and makes, to the foundation of American entertainment.Keep reading »
The film, ‘‘A Trumpet at the Walls of Jericho: The Untold Story of Samuel Harrison,” chronicles the life of Harrison, a freed slave and a giant in the antislavery movement. It features a soundtrack by jazz pianist Eric Lewis of the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra and will be shown on PBS stations in February for Black History Month.Keep reading »
A Trumpet at the Walls of Jericho, portions of which were filmed in Hudson and at Hale’s Farm, is narrated by Ossie Davis.