The Lowdown: Conversations With Christian Featuring Valerie Simpson In Harlem

Valerie Simpson, one half of the beloved and legendary songwriter/producers and performers Ashford & Simpson, will join the National Jazz Museum in Harlem Co-Artistic Director Christian McBride for a live taping of his SiriusXM radio show The Lowdown: Conversations with Christian. Continue Reading →

Allan Harris, A Nat King Cole Christmas At Smoke In Harlem

Harlem’s Allan Harris, a renowned vocalist, guitarist, and songwriter kicks off the holiday season performing the seasonal classics from his popular 2010 recording Dedicated to You: Allan Harris Sings a Nat King Cole Christmas. Continue Reading →

Jon Batiste, Sheila E., Arturo O’Farrill Perform At National Jazz Museum Awards Concert

On the 5th Annual National Jazz Museum in Harlem Benefit Awards and Concert, on Tuesday, June 12th, 2018 in NYC. Continue Reading →

Swingin At The Smoke Jazz Club This Summer In Harlem (Update)

We know, it’s the middle June and you’re wondering what you’re going to do from th rest of the month and in July. Well, have no fear, after you go to the Harlem Make Music NY 2018 Experience on Thursday, June 21st, 2018, you may want to check out the Jazz at the Smoke Jazz Club in Harlem. Continue Reading →

Harlem Jazz Legend Shirley Bunnie Foy (Video)

Shirley Bunnie Foy, also known as Bunny Foy (October 13, 1936 – November 24, 2016), was an American jazz singer, songwriter, and percussionist. Continue Reading →

The 23rd Annual Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Competition & Festival 2018

Jazz at Lincoln Center proudly announces the three top-placing high school jazz bands in the nation that took the highest honors tonight at the prestigious 23rd Annual Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Competition & Festival at Frederick P. Rose Hall, home of Jazz at Lincoln Center. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Sonny “The Greatest Living Improviser” Rollins 1930 – (Video)

Walter Theodore “Sonny” Rollins, born September 7, 1930, is an American jazz tenor saxophonist, widely recognized as one of the most important and influential jazz musicians. Continue Reading →

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