Vivian Reed Releases New Album STANDARDS AND MORE, Slates Fall NYC Return
Based on her recent smash extended New York concert engagement, the album includes unique arrangements of classic standards by Billy Strayhorn ("Take the A Train"), Rodgers & Hart ("My Funny Valentine") and Cole Porter ("Just One of Those Things") in a ...
Tap along with Dorrance Dance at YBCA
Since founding the company in 2011, MacArthur grant recipient Michelle Dorrance has given a new meaning to tap dance without forgetting its forebears. Among the people she has been compared to are Jimmy Slyde, Charles “Honi” Coles and the Nicholas ...
Music Box: Relive the Village scene with Aztec Two-Step
In addition to recording singles for other labels, LaVette performed on stage with tap dancer Charles "Honi" Coles and Cab Calloway in the Tony Award winning Broadway show, Bubbling Brown Sugar, honoring the singers and dancers of the Harlem ...
Pittsburgh well-represented in new African American History Museum
... from the 372nd National Guard Infantry Regiment in 1942, men playing checkers at Babe's Place, Homestead Grays players posing for a team photo, and Pittsburgh jazz musician Billy Strayhorn making music with Duke Ellington and Charles 'Honi” Coles.