JOSEPHINE BAKER – Live @ The London Palladium (1974)

Josephine Baker (born Freda Josephine McDonald; naturalised French Joséphine Baker; 3 June 1906 – 12 April 1975) was an American-born French dancer, singer and actress. Her career was centered primarily in Europe, mostly in her adopted France. She was the first black woman to star in a major motion picture, the 1927 silent film Siren of… Continue lendo JOSEPHINE BAKER – Live @ The London Palladium (1974)

JOSEPHINE BAKER – Live @ Deutschen Schlagerfestspielen (1966)

La Baker appeared as the special guest for the German Schlager Festival, an annual music competition held at the Casino van Baden-Baden, Germany. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wupFNObjJEA Entrée de Joséphine (J'ai deux amours)"Avec""What Kind of Fool Am I?""On the Street Where You Live""I Could Have Danced All Night" This is a typical performance of La Baker from the… Continue lendo JOSEPHINE BAKER – Live @ Deutschen Schlagerfestspielen (1966)

JOSEPHINE BAKER: The African-American Superstar who took over France

Josephine Baker (born Freda Josephine McDonald; naturalised French Joséphine Baker; 3 June 1906 – 12 April 1975) was an American-born French dancer, singer and actress. Her career was centered primarily in Europe, mostly in her adopted France. She was the first black woman to star in a major motion picture, the 1927 silent film Siren… Continue lendo JOSEPHINE BAKER: The African-American Superstar who took over France

OSCAR ALEMÁN: Vida Con Swing (documental 2002)

Oscar Marcelo Alemán (February 20, 1909 – October 14, 1980) was an Argentinian jazz multi instrumentalist, guitarist, singer, and dancer. Alemán was born in Machagai, Chaco Province, in northern Argentina. He was the fourth child of seven born to pianist Marcela Pereira, a native Argentine, and Jorge Alemán Morales, of Uruguayan descent, who played guitar… Continue lendo OSCAR ALEMÁN: Vida Con Swing (documental 2002)

Joséphine Baker: The 1st Black Superstar

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ggb_wGTvZoU © Forget About It Film & TV, for BBC Wales. 2006. Narrated by Josette Simon. Directed by Suzanne Phillips. **I encourage everyone to watch this interview with Julie Menin where Jean-Claude Baker discusses Joséphine's children (part 1) - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LjF3Rw… **This documentary features a few over-eager commentators with hyperbole that knows no bounds. The opening… Continue lendo Joséphine Baker: The 1st Black Superstar

The Platinum Collection – Oscar Alemán

Oscar Marcelo Alemán (February 20, 1909 – October 14, 1980) was an Argentine jazz guitarist, singer, and dancer. At the age of six, Alemán joined the family ensemble, the Moreira Sextet, and played the cavaquinho, a chordophone related to the ukulele, before taking up the guitar. The group travelled to Buenos Aires to perform at… Continue lendo The Platinum Collection – Oscar Alemán