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Harlem series pt4: 'Full tilt' in Harlem

Harlem series pt4: 'Full tilt' in Harlem
 
'A Great Day In Harlem' depicts 57 Jazz greats and was taken on 12 August 1958 Art Kane

During the Harlem Renaissance, from the twenties onwards, white people began to discover Harlem’s cabarets and restaurants.

Jazz and blues were everywhere in this northern Manhattan neighbourhood.

The era was known as "full tilt"

In this fourth episode, Sarah Lefevre reports on how this period still inspires musicians and Harlem’s residents.

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