News Archive

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    August 26, 2016 Fall Programming at a Glance

    Take a minute to browse the entire fall calendar and click on any event title for additional information. Harlem: Four Walls – Benny Carter’s Cashmere Coat Tuesday, September 13 Harlem Celebrates…

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    July 5, 2016 Did you catch Jon Batiste at the Museum?

    For three Wednesdays in June, Museum Co-Artistic Director Jon Batiste returned with his innovative Jazz Is: Now! interactive concert celebrations.  With three different band configurations, Batiste performed and presented to capacity audiences…

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    July 5, 2016 We are hiring!

    We are currently looking to hire a Visitor Services and Programming Assistant.  You can review the job description on our EMPLOYMENT PAGE Join the team and help us to Preserve,…

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    June 8, 2016 In Memoriam of Loretta Abbott

    Harlem lost a bona fide treasure this week. Loretta Abbott was well known to many generations of people, especially to those who loved the arts. Although she had been a…

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    April 22, 2016 Christian McBride on Prince

    McBride on Prince The day Prince passed, The National Jazz Museum in Harlem’s Co-Artistic Director Christian McBride shared his thoughts, stories, and reflections on the life and legacy of a…

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    April 8, 2016 2016 Annual Gala

      2016 ANNUAL GALA BENEFIT CONCERT Tuesday, June 14, 2016 Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College To contribute a corporate sponsorship or purchase VIP tickets CLICK HERE. SPONSORSHIP LEVELS $50,000 PRODUCER Named…

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    April 6, 2016 In the News!

    After opening the doors of our new location, 58 W 129th Street, we have garnered a number of great news stories that highlight this new phase of the Museum. Thank…

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    March 30, 2016 Greg Thomas discussing his upcoming series Albert Murray: 20th Century American Genius

    In honor of the centenary of the great author and thinker Albert Murray, the National Jazz Museum in Harlem proudly presents Albert Murray: 20th Century American Genius. Murray’s dynamic aesthetic philosophy, which he…

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    February 17, 2016 Congratulations to Grammy Winner, Christian McBride!

    For over 10  years,  bassist and all around master musician, Christian McBride has been a part of The National Jazz Museum in Harlem’s team as Artistic Co-Director.  Even with his…

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