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Cotton Club, New York City. Photo: Cotton Club Opened as Club DeLux on Street and Lenox Avenue by Jack Johnson in After the club failed, John. Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Vintage Signs, Ask The Dust, Pokerface, Duke Ellington, Harlem Renaissance, Renaissance Wedding, Vintage New York

The Cotton Club | Harlem, New York

The Cotton Club was a famous night club in New York City that operated during Prohibition. While the club featured many of the greatest African American entertainers of the era, such as Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Bessie Smith, Cab Calloway, The Nicholas Brothers, Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong, Nat King Cole, Billie Holiday, and Ethel Waters, it generally denied admission to blacks. During its heyday, it served as a chic meeting spot in the heart of Harlem, featuring regular "Celebrity…

Cabell "Cab" Calloway III was a jazz singer and bandleader. He was strongly associated with the Cotton Club in Harlem, New York City, where he was a regular performer. Jazz Artists, Jazz Musicians, Music Artists, Music Icon, Soul Music, Indie Music, Music Music, The Blues Brothers, Jazz Blues

Cab Calloway | Legends of Jazz (2/3)

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Cotton Club Revue to be honest, i had expected these girls to be even more "high yellow ", interesting. i wish the movie Cotton Club would have been better. Belle Epoque, Black Art, Burlesque, Look At You, Just For You, American Photo, American Life, Brave, Cotton Club

Cotton Club Revue

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 --- Jazz musician Cab Calloway wearing a white zoot suit and holding a baton. --- Image by © Bettmann/CORBIS Jazz Artists, Jazz Musicians, Music Artists, Music Icon, My Music, Rock And Roll, The Blues Brothers, Cool Jazz, Smooth Jazz

Cab Calloway - 2

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Cabell "Cab" Calloway III was an American jazz singer and bandleader. He was strongly associated with the Cotton Club in Harlem, New York City, where he was a regular performer. Der Gentleman, The Blues Brothers, Vintage Black Glamour, Vintage Men, African American History, Mae West, Black People, Black Is Beautiful, Musical

A fashion revolution

My trip to Atlanta, in addition to letting me spend some much needed time with two of my favorite people, also gave me some much needed time with two of my favorite podcasters. Josh Clark and Charles W. Bryant host the show Stuff You Should Know, one of the podcasts created by the good folks at HowStuffWorks.com. They do 30-minute shows about how things work; things lake samurai, prisons, polygraphs, and a bunch of other stuff you never knew you needed to know. Today, I learned about the…

Exotic dancer Sahji (Madeline Jackson) was a headline dancer at the Cotton Club from 1933 to She's beautiful! Black Pin Up, Black Art, Vintage Black Glamour, Vintage Beauty, 1920s Glamour, Vintage Vogue, Vintage Hollywood, Pin Up Girls, Pin Up Noire

Exotic dancer Sahji (Madeline Jackson) was a headline dancer at the Cotton Club from 1933 to 1939.

The Cotton Club Revue, a 1938 tour through South America, with some of the Silver Belles as young dancers. For more on the African American experience visit Discover Black Heritage. The Cotton Club, Harlem Renaissance Fashion, Renaissance Era, Renaissance Literature, Renaissance Wedding, Cabaret, Vintage Black Glamour, Vintage Style, Vintage Hair

Cotton Club Review II

The Cotton Club Revue, a 1938 tour through South America, with some of the Silver Belles as young dancers. For more on the African American experience visit Discover Black Heritage.

Cab Calloway in one of his famous zoot suits. Which of course he picked up from Harlem street fashion then made it his own 1950 Style, Men's Style, Style Icons, Chicano, Trajes Zoot, Dandy, The Blues Brothers, Brothers Movie, Hippie Man

Cab Calloway performing, ca. 1940s "A movie and a stage show are two entirely different things. A picture, you can do anything you want. Change it, cut out a scene, put in a scene, take a scene out. They don't do that on stage." - Cab Calloway

Lena Horne - Horne joined the chorus of the Cotton Club at the age of sixteen and became a nightclub performer before moving to Hollywood Vintage Hollywood, Hollywood Glamour, Classic Hollywood, Hollywood Stars, Lena Horne, My Black Is Beautiful, Beautiful People, Gorgeous Movie, Hello Gorgeous

Lena Horne - Horne joined the chorus of the Cotton Club at the age of sixteen and became a nightclub performer before moving to Hollywood