News Archive

  • Ella Fitzgerald, Happy Birthday Ella
    April 25, 2017 Unsung Ella!

    Is there anything left to discover about the First Lady of Song? Oh yes! To help us celebrate Ella at 100, we asked some of our favorite singers to share…

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  • Lionel Hamton, Photo courtesy of the William P. Gottlieb Collection
    April 20, 2017 Happy Birthday Lionel Hampton!

    Hamp would have been 109 today! To celebrate, Loren Schoenberg’s sharing five of his favorite Hampton tracks, plus two new gems from The Savory Collection. Enjoy them now on Apple…

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  • Isaiah Thompson Quintet
    April 6, 2017 Listen Now: The Isaiah Thompson Quintet

    Missed last week’s phenomenal debut by the Isaiah Thompson Quintet? For a limited time, enjoy two tracks from their performance right here. And thank you to all who came out…

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  • Bill Charlap: Desert Island Discs
    April 6, 2017 Bill Charlap: Desert Island Discs

    Let’s face it. We could listen to Bill Charlap talk music all day long. Here, the pianist and foremost interpreter of the American Songbook shares his must-have recordings. Yes, there’s…

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    March 29, 2017 Jon Batiste and Wynton Marsalis in the New York Times

    Museum Board Member Wynton Marsalis and Co-Artistic Director Jonathan Batiste were recently featured in the New York Times for their recent release “The Music of John Lewis.” To read the…

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  • LiPuma
    March 14, 2017 In Memoriam: Tommy LiPuma

    Board Chairman Timothy L. Porter and The National Jazz Museum in Harlem salute the legacy and mourn the loss of music producer Tommy LiPuma, who graced the museum’s board for…

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  • Maria Schneider with host Ted Panken

Photo Credit: Takehiko Tak Tokiwa
    January 20, 2017 Did you miss Maria Schneider’s Desert Island Discs?

     It was a great night of listening (and dancing) as Maria Schneider shared her Desert Island Discs. Thank you to Ted Panken for hosting! Here are Maria’s Desert Island Discs,…

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    December 23, 2016 Year-End Appeal – Still Time!

    Season’s Greetings from The National Jazz Museum in Harlem! This has been an exciting year for The National Jazz Museum in Harlem, and we would like to thank all who…

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    December 20, 2016 Holiday Hours

    Season’s Greetings from the National Jazz Museum in Harlem! The museum will be closed for Christmas and Hanukkah: Saturday, December 24th, Sunday, December 25th, and Monday, December 26th. The museum…

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  • December 15, 2016 Closing at 2pm on 12/15/16

    Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Museum will be closing at 2pm today, 12/15/16. We will be open tomorrow as usual.

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