• Desert Island Discs
    Maria Schneider

    Grammy Award winning jazz composer Maria Schneider discusses her latest album The Thompson Fields and shares her eight essential Desert Island Discs with music critic and jouranlist Ted Panken. Join us Tuesday, January 17th.

  • Support our Work
    Year-End Appeal – It’s not too late!

    This has been an exciting year for The National Jazz Museum in Harlem, and we would like to thank all who have contributed to its success.  We also ask at this time for your continued financial support in our year end appeal.

  • VInyasa Jazz Flow
    Move and Groove

    Join us Saturday, January 14th for a 60 minute vinyasa flow set to tunes that we know and love best: jazz. This carefully curated sequence seamlessly unites mind and body with skillful postures and mindful breathing.  Flow towards deep relaxation.

  • Special Event
    Howard Johnson @ 75 Concert

    Multi-instrumentalist, jazz composer, and arranger Howard Johnson has revolutionized the tuba for over 50 years. On Sunday, January 29th, we celebrate Howard’s 75th birthday with live music co-presented with Seed Artists.

  • Available exclusively on Apple Music
    Savory Collection Vol. 2

    The Savory Collection, Volume 2 – Jumpin’ at the Woodside: The Count Basie Orchestra Featuring Lester Young, includes 22 rare tracks from the late 30’s.

  • Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn Jam Session
    Saturday Sessions

    Grab your instrument, bring a chart, and build your chops with a community of budding contemporary musicians and living legends a we give homage to Harlem’s jazz giants.
    Join us Saturday, January 7th.

Latest News
January 16, 2017

In observance of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday, the Museum will be closed.

Today In Jazz
January 16

Benny Goodman and his orchestra play the first jazz concert at Carnegie Hall in 1938. Ivie Anderson, born in Gilroy, CA, in 1905. The Ahmad Jamal Trio records the live LP, At the Pershing with bassist Israel Crosby and drummer Vernel Fournier, 1958.

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  • Happy Birthday Ivie Anderson!