The National Jazz Museum In Harlem And Google Arts & Culture Partner During Black History Month

“Jazz was born in New Orleans but spent a lot of time growing up in Harlem,” says award-winning bandleader Christian McBride who, with award-winning bandleader Jon Batiste, serves as National Jazz Museum in Harlem (NJMH) Artistic Director. Continue Reading →


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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 →


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Say It Loud For Harlem! 50th Year Anniversary At The Apollo In Harlem

With music direction by GRAMMY Award winner Christian McBride, this concert celebrates not only James Brown, but also the Black Pride music he inspired among African-American artists. Continue Reading →


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The Nicholas Payton Trio Swing At Smoke Music

Check out Trumpet great Nicholas Payton at Smoke Jazz Club in Harlem as he leads his innovative trio with bassist Ben Williams and drummer Jonathan Barber. Continue Reading →


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“Say It Loud – I’m Black And I’m Proud At 50,” At The Apollo Theater In Harlem

The Apollo Theater today announced special guests and additional programming for Say It Loud – I’m Black and I’m Proud at 50, a one-night-only concert produced by the Apollo Theater and curated by musical director and multi-Grammy Award winner Christian McBride. Continue Reading →


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Enter the 6th Annual Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition 2017

For the sixth consecutive year, singers from around the world will gather online to compete in the Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition. Continue Reading →


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HW Pick: The 5th Annual TD James Moody Jazz Festival At NJPAC

james-moody2Check out the great lineup of shows for The 5th Annual TD James Moody Jazz Festival with a lineup featuring Omara Portuondo, Wynton Marsalis, Catherine Russell, Angelique Kidjo, Talib Kweli, The Brubeck Brothers Band, Dave Grusin, David Sanborn, Christian McBride, Sharon Jones, Bettye LaVette, Lee Fields, Dianne Reeves and many, many more! Continue Reading →


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