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Minton’s playhouse (@mintons_harlem ), the birthplace of #bebop, still rules over 118th street. opened by the saxophone player #henryminton in 1938, as part of the cecil hotel — now its sister restaurant — this is where the musical world swung off its axis. bebop was about jam sessions and improvisation, and you never knew who would show up at minton’s; the musicians — charles mingus, coleman hawkins, louis armstrong, ella fitzgerald, lester young — were the celebrities. shut down for 30 years, minton’s collected dust until it was rescued by richard parsons and reopened in 2013. (the current co-owner is raphael benavides, a gregarious harlemite originally from argentina.) click the link in our bio for a ride down the nostalgia highway. pictured here: thelonious monk, howard mcghee, roy eldridge, and teddy hill outside #mintonsharlem, new york, circa sept. 1947.

comment 9 star 1,186 October 2018

Nyc is officially home

comment 21 star 307 last month

Just after finishing an amazing set at minton’s playhouse (nyc) last night! had a blast playing alongside luisito quintero (percussion)
george delgado (congas)
felipe fournier (vibes)
ricky rodriguez (bass)
i also got to rock a beautiful yamaha grand piano and my yamaha modx. some live videos coming soon! @atacaquintero @fournierfelipe @ryckz
#mintonsharlem
#historic #jazz #bebop #latinjazz #yamahagrandpiano #yamahamodx #yamahamusicla #yamahamusical #tecladistaslatinos

comment 10 star 317 5 days ago

Caught up in my own reverie #tellmeyes🌹

comment 4 star 531 June 2018

A moment at minton' s playhouse-
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.#mintonsharlem #trumpet #jazztrumpet #dacarbotrumpets

comment 7 star 342 February 2018

comment 33 star 2,171 August 2018

Studio 54 vibes with @jadedelafleur ♏️♒️💫 •contact between a #scorpio and an #aquarius can be truly intense. these signs combined represent the ultimate s****l freedom, a place with no restrictions or taboos. what is a #wce, anyway?

comment 12 star 783 June 2018