“A Legend Flies Away”

“A Legend Flies Away”

2019 so far has proven to be quite a “Jazz Eventful” year. In March Ed Roebuck, longtime road manager for the late great NEA jazz master song stylist Nancy Wilson, orchestrated a star studded memorial tribute to the grand dame in Harlem’s famed Aaron Davis Hall CUNY...
“For the Love of Nancy”

“For the Love of Nancy”

Produced by Ed RoebuckWritten/ Photographed by Jaris Reed  There have been two great days in Harlem, but this third one I witnessed first hand. As her longtime road manager, best buddy and orchestrator of some of the greatest performances in her 60 plus years in...
Jazz Backstage “Lenox Lounge: It’s Final Night”

Jazz Backstage “Lenox Lounge: It’s Final Night”

Living in Harlem serves many roles. Utilizing all gifts is a pleasurable experience when you live down the street from THE most famous night club still left in the WORLD! Every Friday night when home in New York I would head straight to Lenox Lounge. In 2010 I saw my...