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We have been quite busy lately, making sure that our financial and conceptual foundations are firm as we continue to look for an appropriate venue in Harlem. Here are some recent press items covering just part of what we have been up to.

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NJMH Associate Artistic Director Jonathan Batiste in the New York Times!

NJMH Expansion in the news.
From Crain's New York Business


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NJMH October Lester Young series garners rave in The New Yorker

Announcing the National Jazz Museum in Harlem Summer Globaloria Workshop

Long Live the Mambo King
From Wall Street Journal Online

Spirituality, Diana Ross, Miles Davis and the National Museum in Harlem

Jazz in Harlem: 'A labor of love' seeks a helping hand.
From amNewYork

Lesson links jazz and reading skills.
From Richmond County Daily Journal


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Savory Collection tops JazzTimes 2010 List.
From JazzTimes

12/28 - The NJMH mourns the loss of its beloved board member Dr. Billy Taylor, whose long life cast a positive influence that will live on as long as there's music.
Read a Eulogy for Dr Taylor, by Loren Schoenberg

Michael Feinstein visited NJMH on 12/28 to shoot a segment for his PBS American Songbook Series about The Savory Collection.

Arthur Barnes saluted by National Jazz Museum in Harlem
From Amsterdam News

Historic music find 'redefines' swing era jazz
From BBC World/BBC America

Museum Acquires Storied Trove of Performances by Jazz Greats
From NY Times

City's Economic Development Corp Seeks Developer for Jazz Museum in Harlem
From DNAinfo

Fall 2009 Major Grants Awarded
From New York Council for the Humanities

Uptown Swing: The National Jazz Museum in Harlem continues expansive programming
From DownBeat

Living With Music
From Local 802 News

Conversation with Christian McBride
From Connect Extra

Prez Fest 2010 Celebrating Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers
From JAZZofilo

Spare Times
From New York Times


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Al Foster at Rubin Museum of Art

Jazz Outreach in Harlem
From JAZZofilo

Harlem Timeline Episode 4
From BBC Radio 2 Programmes

Quincy Jones - Giant of Jazz? And a new hypothesis of music
From Y'Dig?

Bassist McBride Plays With Sting, Raises Funds for Jazz Museum

Stanford Lively Arts celebrates Miles Davis' 'Kind of Blue'
From San Jose Mercury News

City Chooses Jazz Museum As First Tenant For New Mart 125
From NY1

Harlem Jazz Museum to Get New Home
From JazzTimes

Jazz Museum and Cinema Are Chosen for Harlem Site
From City Room

Tokyo Bureaucrats Play Jazz at the Birdland
Concert with the National Jazz Museum in Harlem All Star Jazz Orchestra
From New York Times


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Jazz Cats

Jazz Museum Creates Exhibit for Essentially Ellington 2009

NJMIH Chairman a Harlem 'Mover and Shaker'
From Daily News

Art Tatum Celebrated in "Re-Performance" CD, Concert and Book by Jeff Tamarkin
From JazzTimes. Jazz Museum to receive Art Tatum piano plus artifacts.

From Harlem to the Himalayas Jazz by Will Friedwald
From the New York Sun

Take the A Train by Kate Taylor
From the New York Sun


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National Jazz Museum In Harlem Finds A Permanent Home

National Jazz Museum in Harlem featured in New York Times: Charlie Parker Jazz Festival

Review of the National Jazz Museum in Harlem by Jamie Cosnowsky, Jazz Improv NY

Swing Journal (Japanese publication) features the Jazz Museum (English translation coming soon!)

Swinging With The Jazz Museum by Kate Taylor
From the New York Sun

"Jazz and the Holy" by Jamie Howison

Reviews in Jazz Improv’s New York Jazz Guide


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Review of the Lewis Nash Quintet
Jazz Improv NY Guide

Listen Up
New York Press, November 2006

The Lone Rangel
The New York Observer, October 23, 2006

Harlem Speaks
Jazziz, October 2006

Folklore and Olu Dara
The Black World Today, June 2006

Remembering the First Lady of Jazz
The Black World Today, May 2006

Out & About coverage of the Harmony in Harlem Fundraiser
The New York Sun, May 2006

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Jazz Museum in Harlem Founder Leonard Garment Awarded the National Medal of The Arts

Jazz Museum in Harlem at Smithsonian

Jazz Museum In Harlem Allstars recent events

The Harlem Speaks Education Initiative Closing Event was a success!

"Plans Emerge for Jazz Museum in Harlem"
Downbeat Magazine, May 2005

Grammy Awards

"Good Base for Jazz"
New York Daily News - March 28th, 2005

"Groups Vie to Reimagine Historic Theater in Harlem"
New York Times, February 1, 2005

Jazz Museum in Harlem Appoints Christian McBride as Co-Director

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"Tribute to the Count"

Jazz Museum in Harlem honored by JP Morgan Chase

"Jazz is Coming Home to Harlem"
Wall Street Journal, March 18, 2004

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"Jazz notes: Jazz Museum in Harlem"
The New York Amsterdam News
October 2 - October 8, 2003

"At Last, a Jazz Museum of Harlem"
Jazz Times - July/August 2003

"A Home in Harlem for America's Music"
The New York, July 29, 2003

"W's Making Inroads With Blacks"
New York Daily News, June 26, 2003

"Jazzin' It Up in Harlem"
The New York Sun, January 21, 2003

"Genesis of the Museum"
by Leonard Garment

"A Jazz Museum for Harlem"
by John Robert Brown




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