Menrose Johnson Archives

Menrose Johnson: Still cooking and teaching at 97 years old

March 22, 2018

In 1924, the legendary jazz trumpeter, composer and singer Louis “Satchmo” Armstrong moved from Chicago to the burgeoning Harlem night club scene in New York City, a move which made him an international sensation whose music transcended the strict racial barriers of that era. That same year, three-year-old Menrose Johnson, her two sisters and the… [Read More]