Category Archives: Beats For Your Week

Beats For Your Week – Bobby Womack

We here at Across 106th Street have to show our respect and love for the great Bobby Womack who died on Friday, June 27, 2014. We hope that Womack knew how much his music meant to so many people around … Continue reading

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Beats For Your Week – Happy Mardi Gras!

There is no place else the 106thstreeters wish they could be on Mardi Gras Day than in New Orleans. Damn! what is up with those ticket prices to NOLA from NYC?!? Though we here at 106th Street know that New … Continue reading

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Beats For Your Week – Antônio Carlos Jobim

Like the rest of the city, we here at 106th Street are chilled to our bones. Who and what better to warm you to your core than the music of the great, handsome, prolific, and unimaginably talented musician and composer … Continue reading

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Beats For Your Week – Max Roach (Happy Birthday!)

The 106thstreeters can think of no better way to get our New Year beats on than with the exquisite rhythms of drummer, percussionist, composer and musician extraordinaire, Max Roach. As it is also his birthday today (he would have been … Continue reading

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Beats For Your Week – Jorge Ben…Feliz aniversário!

Here at 106th Street, there is always music. From the men outside the bodega near Lex and 107th playing congas, to the guy blasting music from his apartment somewhere mid-way on 105th so it carries across White Playground way uptown, … Continue reading

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Beats for Your Week – Thelonious Monk, “Solitude”

When this 106thstreeter was attending undergrad, I took a lot of music classes. When I started college, I had no musical training whatsoever and little knowledge of music history. Following my gut instinct, I only knew that music made everything … Continue reading

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Beats For BBQ Films’ Week – “Kung Fu Fighting”

You know this is the place to be to ring in the Year of the Dragon. BBQ Films keeps upping the ante – look out, ’cause this one is gonna kick your ass! Let’s let Carl Douglas explain all the … Continue reading

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