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    February 23, 2015 Thank you Clark Terry!

    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…

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    February 21, 2015 NJMH Remembers Malcolm X

    February 21st, 2015 marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Malcolm X at the Audubon Ballroom in Harlem. An article written by Toddy Steven Burroughs and published by The…

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    February 9, 2015 Congratulations Christian!

    Congratulations to NJMH co-Artistic Director Christian McBride on winning the Grammy Award for best jazz instrumental album, in recognition of his work on pianist Chick Corea’s album “Trilogy.”

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    February 2, 2015 Happy Birthday Langston Hughes!

    February 1st, 2015 is the 113th birthday of Harlem Renaissance icon, Langston Hughes. Happy Birthday Langston!  

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    November 29, 2014 Giving Tuesday

    We continue to count on you to make our programs possible and we are proud to have you as part of our jazz community. Though gifts are welcome at any…

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    November 26, 2014 Happy Thanksgiving!

    The National Jazz Museum in Harlem will be closed on Thursday, November 27th and Friday November 28th for Thanksgiving. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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    November 12, 2014 NJMH Cocktail Hour

    On Wednesday, October 29th, The National Jazz Museum in Harlem hosted a cocktail reception featuring special musical guest, Aaron Diehl! Here are some photos from the evening:      …

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    November 10, 2014 Veterans Day

    The National Jazz Museum in Harlem will be closed on Tuesday, November 11th in observance of Veterans Day. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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    October 2, 2014 It’s All Happening in Harlem

    Check out this new article at Travelmag.com, featuring local Harlem establishments including The National Jazz Museum in Harlem!

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    September 29, 2014 Bebo Valdés: Giant of Cuban Music

    Pianist, arranger, bandleader, and composer Bebo Valdés had two splendid careers separated by more than thirty years of obscurity. Mambo, filin, batanga, descarga – he was a great innovator in…

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