May 22, 2014 Memorial Day
A special reminder that The National Jazz Museum in Harlem will be closed on Monday, May 26th for Memorial Day.
April 30, 2014 The First Jazz Museum Members’ Broadside is Now Out!
Exclusive Member Only Spring Broadside is Out! Our member only (e)magazine is out with an array of exclusive jazz material. Featured in this edition are Artistic Director, Loren Schoenberg’s selections from…
April 29, 2014 National Jazz Museum in Harlem Awarded Doris Duke Grant for Building Demand for Jazz
We are proud to announce that we have received an Exploration grant from The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation as part of their Building Demand for the Arts program! Exploration grants support…
March 21, 2014 “Ralph Ellison: A Man and his Records” Featured in The New Yorker Online
Richard Brody of The New Yorker has written two great pieces on Ralph Ellison and our current exhibit on Ellison’s record collection. Check out both pieces here!
March 11, 2014 The National Jazz Museum in Harlem featured on WNYC’s Soundcheck
The National Jazz Museum in Harlem’s Artistic Director, Loren Schoenberg, was featured on WNYC’s Soundcheck on Tuesday, March 11 to discuss the new exhibit, “Ralph Ellison: A Man and his…
March 3, 2014 Jazz Museum and Children’s Museum Collaboration Featured in the New York Times
The National Jazz Museum in Harlem’s upcoming exhibit in partnership with the Children’s Museum of Manhattan is the subject of the recent NYTimes ArtsBeat piece “Children’s Museum to Showcase Harlem’s Role in Jazz.” “Jazzed! The Changing Beat of 125th Street” will focus on the key figures of the Harlem Renaissance and feature a jazz club, ballroom and theatre as well as countless hands-on art and music making activities. Most of all, the exhibit will be pulsing continuously with live jazz music.
February 5, 2014 NJMH Artistic Director-At-Large featured in The New Yorker
Jonathan Batiste, artistic director-at-large of The National Jazz Museum in Harlem, was recently featured in a piece by Nick Paumgarten entitled “Reunion” for the Talk of the Town section of the magazine. The story highlights the NYC reunion of Batiste with fellow New Orleans musician and long-time friend Troy Andrews, also known as Trombone Shorty.
January 21, 2014 The National Jazz Museum’s Jonathan Batiste to Receive Award at the Apollo Theater
On January 31st at 7pm Jonathan Batiste, The National Jazz Museum in Harlem’s Artistic Director At-Large, will receive the Apollo Theater’s Louis “Satchmo” Armstrong Legacy Award. The award ceremony and a performance by Jonathan are part of the Apollo Theater’s “Friday Night in Harlem”, a Super Bowl celebration and mega-concert featuring performances by Regina Belle, Cecil Bridgewater, Arturo O’Farrill and more!
November 22, 2013 Longtime NJMH partner and author James McBride wins National Book Award!
Congratulations to author James McBride for winning the National Book Award for “The Good Lord Bird.” Check out this video from our event with James celebrating the book with spiritual, stomping, swinging music inspired by John Brown!
October 28, 2013 Jon Batiste and NJMH featured in the Wall Street Journal
Read about Jon’s philosophy behind “Social Music”, “love riots”, growing up in NOLA, and his Jazz Is: Now! series.