Lynette Washington At Jazzmobile 2017 In Harlem

NYC Parks and Recreation presents “Jazzmobile on the Beach” the Harlem Cultural Archives invites you to a Jazzmobile Summerfest Concert featuring Lynette Washington with Dennis Bell Jazz NY.  Continue Reading →

National Jazz Museum In Harlem’s 2017 Annual Benefit Concert (Photographs)

The event on On Wednesday, June 14, 2017, honoring NEA Jazz Master Randy Weston, attorney Arthur H. Barnes and the celebrated jazz presenter Jazzmobile was hosted by WBGO’s Rhonda Hamilton and The National Jazz Museum in Harlem. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Allan Harris At Smoke Jazz Club In Harlem

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Harlem based Allan Harris, a world-class vocalist, guitarist and songwriter, returns to Smoke in support of his latest album Nobody’s Gonna Love You Better: Black Bar Jukebox Redux. Continue Reading →

Dr. Lonnie Smith Trio Free At The 17th CUNY Jazz Festival At City College In Harlem

Hammond B3 guru and National Endowment for the Arts jazz master Dr. Lonnie Smith will headline the gala concert of the 17th CUNY Jazz Festival. Continue Reading →

Join Wynton Marsalis And Others In A Free Parade To Preserve Funding For Arts

On Friday, May 12th, 2017, more than 300 high school jazz musicians, band directors and parents will be joined by world-renowned musician and Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Managing and Artistic Director Wynton Marsalis, … Continue Reading →

Castillo’s World: Two Of The Best Jazz Shows To See This Week In Harlem

By Zane Castillo

Harlem has become synonymous with jazz ever since the 1920’s, when a variety of musicians helped to foster the growth of the genre. Jazz still flourishes in the Harlem area with many bands and artists performing at many of the area’s venues. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Allan Harris Performs At New Harlem Jazz Series

Allan Harris, acclaimed jazz vocalist/guitarist will launch a new Monday Night Jazz Series at Farafina Cafe & Lounge (1813 Amsterdam Ave., btwn 149-150th St.). Continue Reading →

Cyrus Chestnut, James Davis And Tavis Smiley To Perform At The Abyssinian Church In Harlem

On Good Friday, April 14, 2017, 7:30 PM at the historic Abyssinian Baptist Church in the City of New York, jazz pianist/Howard University professor, Cyrus Chestnut, will perform a powerful composition that he especially wrote for the church, entitled “The Saga of the Cross.” Continue Reading →

HW Pick: DECFA Screening Of “A Drum Is A Woman” At The Paley Center

The Duke Ellington Center for the Arts (DECFA) will present a special screening of Duke Ellington’s rarely seen TV special, A Drum Is A Woman at the Paley Center for Media, 25 West 52nd Street, on Friday, March 24, 2017, from 3:00 to 4:45 PM. Continue Reading →

2017 Annual Women’s Jazz Festival “Ella, Ella” At The Schomburg In Harlem

The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture today announced its 2017 Annual Women’s Jazz Festival honoring the centennial birthday of Ella Fitzgerald and her continued influence on the evolution of jazz. Continue Reading →

Latin Jazz Great and NEA Jazz Master Eddie Palmieri – Jazz At Lincoln Center

On Friday, March 3, 2017, Jazz at Lincoln Center celebrates the 80th birthday of Harlem fave Eddie Palmieri, NEA Jazz Master and nine-time GRAMMY Award winner. Continue Reading →

Harlem Jazzman Allan Harris Tells A Cowboy Tale (Audio)

In jazz circles, singer and Harlem resident Allan Harris is known as a crooner who favors old standards, including show tunes. Continue Reading →

Hey Harlem Arts, 102nd-103rd Street Block Association Arts Notices Needed Now For Spring Newsletter

 Arts will help morale as 2017 passes from winter to spring. Please send your announcements — plays, writings, music, openings, on-line art (defined broadly) for events from early March to mid-June, 2017 at 102nd-103rd at the Street Block Association in Harlem. Continue Reading →

Vincent Herring Quartet At Smoke Jazz In Harlem

Vincent Herring, an exhilarating alto saxophonist who personifies the spirit of musical giants like Charlie Parker, Sonny Stitt, and Cannonball Adderley, leads a powerful quartet in a new and exciting regular Monday night residency. Continue Reading →

Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Dizzy Gillespie Festival 2017

Dizzy-Gillespie-006Jazz at Lincoln Center will proudly honor the centennial of the birth of jazz visionary and trumpet virtuoso of Harlem’s John Birks “Dizzy” Gillespie with thirteen performances dedicated to his jazz legacy as part of the Dizzy Gillespie Festival, January 26-29, 2017. Continue Reading →