Minton’s, the historic jazz club located at 206 West 118th Street in Harlem and founded in 1938, announces that it will re-open on Wednesday, January 11th, 2017 with an all-new menu by Executive Chef Joseph “JJ” Johnson and a renowned musical line-up of emerging jazz artists.
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With “Letters to Mother Africa,” by the visionary Cuban pianist and composer Elio Villafranca who brings us an ambitious and culturally enlightening hot program! Continue Reading →
For 27 years, the Jazz Foundation of America has been keeping jazz & blues alive by helping the musicians who played with everyone from Duke Ellington, Billie Holiday to Jimi Hendrix and The Rolling Stones. Continue Reading →
Charles Alston was a renowned African-American artist of the early 1900s. Not only was he a revolutionary painter, but he was a sculptor, a muralist and also a very influential teacher. Continue Reading →
This is your chance to witness an iconic masterpiece of American dance, Alvin Ailey’s Revelations, described by The New York Times as “one of the great works of the human spirit.” Continue Reading →
Midsummer Night Swing celebrates the dance bands and soloists who fill the dance floor.Happening in a specially designed, open-air ballroom in Damrosch Park (West 62nd Street between Columbus and Amsterdam Avenues) Tuesdays through Saturdays, June 21–July 9, 2016 Midsummer Night Swing kicks off with the Catherine Russell Septet. Continue Reading →