Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame, Inc.

Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame, Inc. https://m.facebook.com/pg/AlabamaJazzHallofFame/about/?ref=page_internal&mt_nav=1 We are the statewide Jazz organization in Alabama. Through our Mission, we continue to provide "products" focused on the sustainability of TRUE Jazz music.
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02/17/2021

A message from Lenny:

“It's taken me some time to process the loss of my dear friend Chick Corea. This is because of what he means to everybody else. What his status has become and how he's touched and shaped society. The world has changed, because there are so many smaller more personal worlds that have been affected. A pillar has fallen in the creative music universe. I've known Chick for 52 years. We made ground breaking music with Miles Davis, then he asked me to be in his band some 4 years later. And that's when he gave me an opportunity to grow and define myself, along with Stanley, Billy and Al. But we were all defining ourselves and each other as we negotiated Chick's new musical vehicles. Communication was Chick's goal and I was learning how to do it on many different levels. Speaking, composing, musicianship combined with how to function as a Band in society. We became men, learning about each other through this musical journey created by Chick Corea. He became part of my family, and he invited me into his. His mom and dad were so encouraging and supportive. Endless enthusiasm, boundless inspiration are qualities those that have been fortunate to work with Chick get to experience. I was fortunate to take the seeds that Chick planted in me to grow my own gardens and invite Chick to bring his personal special plants to create unique, special collaborative musical gardens. I thank you Chick Corea for giving me the opportunity to inspire friends that I never have met and to continue to inspire those that I have. You've left a musical legacy that is infinite. I'm happy to be a part of it. You are irreplaceable. Your spirit is what is will awaken us out of this sleep...”

11/24/2018
Welcome

Jazz Jam Session this Sunday (Nov. 25). at BOSS Ultra Lounge, 6 p.m.
Jazz Jam Session this Sunday, 6 pm.

at BOSS Ultra Lounge

Share the gift of music this Sunday at B.O.S.S. Ultra Lounge (312 20th St S, Birmingham, AL 35233), 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where? B.O.S.S. Ultra Lounge in Midtown, next to Starbucks.

Featured Artist? Pianist Terry Harper

How much? Suggested donation: $5

See you Sunday!

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The HistoryMakers
06/06/2017

The HistoryMakers

The Nicholas Brothers' triumphant, awe-inspiring dances live on most famously in the movie 'Stormy Weather,' where their routine to Cab Calloway's song "Jumpin' Jive" stands as one of the most impressive in film history. Their path to honing and perfecting their talent started at a very young age, as Fayard Nicholas, the elder of the two brothers, started attending his parents' musical and vaudeville shows starting when he was three years old. Fayard's two younger siblings, Harold Nicholas and Dorothy Nicholas, would later join him in the Nicholas Kids performing act, which combined tap dancing and acrobatic style to wow audiences. The siblings grew up in Philadelphia, but in 1932, when Fayard was 18 and Harold only 11, they decided to start traveling to even bigger stages, and began performing in the clubs of Harlem, New York.

We interviewed Fayard Nicholas in 2004, and we asked him about how he and his brother came to perform with and befriend Cab Calloway. "When we opened up at the Cotton Club in 1932 with Cab Calloway and his orchestra, they said, 'Here are the Nicholas Brothers, they're gonna close the show 'cause I'm sure nobody will want to follow them.' And so that's what happened. So we closed the show. And the audience would want more, more and more. And so Cab Calloway would call us out and said, 'Aren't these boys wonderful?' And the audience said, 'Yes.' And then Cab would look at my brother and say, 'I understand, Harold, that you do an impression of me.' My brother would say, 'Oh, yes, I can.' He said, 'All right, let's see.' Now, at the Cotton Club, there was a microphone that came from the ceiling. But my brother couldn't reach it. So Cab Calloway told--called the waiters and said, 'Break out a table.' So he picked my brother up and put him up on the table so he could reach the microphone, and that's when he started to singing 'Hi-dee hi-dee hi,' 'Minnie, the Moocher,' and Cab was beaming."

Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame, Inc.
02/26/2017

Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame, Inc.

Birmingham Heritage Band/Combo
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Ned West and THE Bill Harris

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George Washington, Bo Berry and Jonathon Berry

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Dr. Frank Adams and Lonnie Jones II

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David Carlyle

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Lonnie Jones III

Address

1631 4th Ave N
Birmingham, AL
35203

General information

Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame, Inc. 2012 Board of Directors Aten Cesante “A.C.”Alrey Nathaniel Bagley Nolanda Hatcher Bearden Heager Hill Earl Hilliard Jr. Orville Ifill Ron January Albert E. Jones Natalie A. Kemp Bishop J. L. Lowe Jarvis Morehead Dr. Tolton Rosser Vickie Stokes David Tucker Monica Shanell Whiting Iva Williams Sr.

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(205) 327-9424

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The continual promotion and presentation of Jazz concerts, educational programs, workshops, activities and events. The Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame and Museum and The Carver Theatre for the Performing Arts are associated with this organization.

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