Exhibits come alive. Here James Carter pays tribute to Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis on Davis's own tenor saxophone.
Each weekend we bring together musicians of all ages and abilities to play at our Intergenerational Jam Sessions.
Our free yoga classes fuse vinyasa instruction with live jazz piano.
Our new collaboration with the Jazz Gallery supports mentorship within the jazz community.
Our new salon series, Jazz & Social Justice sparks conversation about the issues that matter to us all.
Our Savory Collection recordings make our unique archive of live radio broadcasts available to the public.
Leaders in jazz, like Bill Charlap, share the music that shaped who they are in our Desert Island Discs series.
Young jazz stars Michael Mwenso and Brianna Thomas reinterpret Ella and Louis.
When you give to the National Jazz Museum, you support music education, free concerts and innovative community programming, and preserve Harlem’s legendary jazz culture. Please consider making a tax-deductible donation today.
How do your donations support the National Jazz Museum in Harlem?
In 2017 we did a lot of growing.
- We expanded our educational offerings.
- We partnered with more Harlem-based organizations like Harlem Park to Park, Harlem Educational Activities Fund (HEAF), and the Harlem JCC.
- We grew our audience for concerts, talks and special events
- We sparked increased visitor-ship with interactive weekend events from jazz yoga to jam sessions.
- We added prominent names like Microsoft and TD Bank to our corporate supporters.
- We partnered with Apple Music to release Vols. 1-3 of our famed Savory Collection.
Thanks to you, we’re an expanding, multi-faceted jazz organization, poised as never before to become a greater institution on the local and international arts scene, and a jewel in the Harlem cultural landscape.
We could not have achieved the successes we’ve had over the past year without your help and we ask for your continued support as we grow our community services and our local and global audience.