• Listen Today!
    NJMH Celebrates Black History Month

    Tuesday, February 10th our SOLD OUT Jazz for Curious Listeners  ”James Baldwin: Harlem’s Own” event was hosted by Professor Robert O’Meally.

  • Education
    Born in Harlem!

    Each day at 1:00pm (M-F) the National Jazz Museum in Harlem’s Education and Collections Manager will present “Born in Harlem.” $10.00 per person, 5 people minimum.

  • Valdés Exhibit
    Bebo Valdés: Giant of Cuban Music

    The National Jazz Museum in Harlem’s exhibit, Bebo Valdés: Giant of Cuban Music, is open Monday – Friday from 10:00am – 4:00pm in our Visitors Center.


  • NJMH Membership
    Join the family!

    NOW IS THE TIME TO RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP FOR 2015. Help preserve and spread the joy of jazz. Perks include merchandise, discounted ticket prices and invitations to members-only events.

Latest News
February 23, 2015

This past Saturday, February 21, we lost Clark Terry, the master trumpeter, flugelhornist and educator who, as much as anyone, personified the spirit of the music. From his landmark stints…

Today In Jazz
March 1

Ornette Coleman had famously eschewed the piano from his combos in the late 1950′s as he created his unique style and approach to music. It wasn’t until this 1996 date that he chose to use a pianist, and his choice was the superb composer/educator Geri Allen.