Gregory Porter | 1960 What? (Live)

On Sunday August 26, 2012 Grammy Award-nominated Jazz Artist Gregory Porter performed along with his band as the final act for this year’s Charlie Parker Jazz Festival, presented by Summerstage. Here he capped off his show with a fantastic performance of his hit 1960 What? from his album Water.

The Colony – Coney Island, New York 1998

In the beginning was The Colony. It was conceived in 1997 by Pernell Morrison. He created a group called Black Underground. It consisted of Dj’s Tabu, Michael Menton, Timmy Richardson (that’s me), and the legendary NYC DJ Paradise. He joined them in 1998 and filmed some great footage which you…

House Of Numbers

Have you ever asked yourself how has Magic Johnson survived as long as he has (almost 21 years) with HIV without dying? Surely many of us know at least one person who died of AIDS, years if not months after contracting HIV. Is it that Magic has all the money…

Sandcastles with Preston & Friends

Sandcastles with Preston & Friends is a summer tradition in Brooklyn, New York’s Coney Island. Following in the footsteps of Pernell Morrison’s Black Underground parties that ran from 1998-2004, Sandcastles started up in 2006 with Preston Brown & Kervyn Mark, and takes place right behind the infamous Cyclone Rollercoaster and…

Maestro

Maestro is a music documentary by Josell Ramos in 2003. It is about how the club scene in NYC came to be and grow to become worldwide. There are interviews with David Mancuso, Francois K, Louie Vega, Nicky Siano, Antonio Ocasio, Frankie Knuckles, Francis Grasso, Tony Humphries, Robert Clivilles, Derrick…