Join Harlem’s Marjorie Eliot At The 8th Annual Stan Michels Memorial Jazz Concert

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Join the Fort Tryon Park Trust, NYC Parks and the Michels family in honoring the late Council Member Stan Michels at this eighth annual memorial jazz concert. Continue Reading →

Jazz Standard Announces August Concert 2016 Schedule In Harlem

AtmosphereJazz Standard, one of the nation’s premier jazz clubs, offers another im­pressive month of music with jazz legends and rising stars throughout August. Appearing August 4–7, singer Tierney Sutton spotlights the songs of Joni Mitchell. Continue Reading →

Jazzmobile Summerfest 2016 Line-Up In Harlem

houston person at jazzmobile in harlem1Join this years Jazzmobile’s Summerfest which opens with Houston Person at Grants Tomb and July 6th – August 31st, 2016, they will bring to the stage: legends, masters, rising stars, young emerging performers and Guest Emcees from WHCR|FM as they celebrate their 30th Anniversary! Continue Reading →

Harlem Man Duke Ellington Band Live (video)

duke ellingtonFantastic performance footage of one of Jazz’s greatest stars – Duke Ellington. With performances of song of his most famous songs including “Mood Indigo”, “Caravan” and “Sophisticated Lady” Continue Reading →

International Jazz Day Celebration At The Nat’l Jazz Museum In Harlem

Giorgi Mikadze-Piano_Patrick Bartley-Sax_Lind Oh-Bass_Julius Rodriguez-Drums_Jeffrey Miller_Trombonecredit-Richard Conde (1)On Saturday, April 30, The National Jazz Museum in Harlem (NJMH) hosted its annual Concert & Conversationprogram for International Jazz Day as a means of showcasing the universality of jazz for both jazz aficionados and the curious jazz listener.  Continue Reading →

Celebrating Jackie McLean: Music Of The Spirit Renè McLean Sextet In Harlem

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Saxophonists Renè McLean and Gary Bartz meet to celebrate the music of jazz legend Jackie McLean. For more than five decades Renè served as protégé/apprentice to his father, the world-renowned alto saxophonist and educator Jackie McLean. Continue Reading →

The National Jazz Museum In Harlem Announces Talks With Greg Thomas And More

Albert_Murray_-_walter_beckhamThe National Jazz Museum in Harlem (NJMH)—an institution in the heart of Harlem’s cultural district dedicated to preserving, promoting, and presenting jazz music… Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Diane Schuur Sings The Ray Charles Songbook At Lincoln Center

dinae schuur at lincoln center1At age 21, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra trumpeter and music director Kenny Rampton (of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra) launched his touring career with a nine-month stint in Ray Charles’ band. Continue Reading →

Greg Thomas Hosts Albert Murray Centennial Listening Parties At Lincoln Center

Greg thomas from harlemJoin us as we celebrate the centennial of the author, scholar, and philosopher Albert Murray in this series of Listening Parties hosted by Murray expert and one time Harlem World Magazine Editor-in-chief Greg Thomas. Continue Reading →

Happy Birthday Duke Ellington At The National Jazz Museum in Harlem

duke ellingtonThe National Jazz Museum in Harlem celebrates the life of Duke Ellington today. Ellington’s life plays a major role in the museum and the current exhibit, VIBRATIONS, where visitors can see rare artifacts from his granddaughter Mercedes Ellington’s collection. Continue Reading →