• Gala Announcement
    NJMH Benefit Concert with Dee Dee Bridgewater!

    Join us on June 9th at the Kaye Playhouse for our benefit concert featuring three-time Grammy Award winner, Dee Dee Bridgewater, with special guests including Jonathan Batiste!

  • International Jazz Day Celebration
    Michael Mwenso, Cecile McLorin-Salvant, Amir ElSaffar & more!

    Join NJMH to celebrate International Jazz Day on April 30th with a blowout global jam session! Get your tickets now!


  • New Exhibit!
    Ralph Ellison: A Man and His Records

    We’ve just opened a new exhibit: Ralph Ellison: A Man and His Records. Come check it out any weekday between 10AM and 4PM!

  • How Jazz Can Change Your Life
    Listening Party Wednesdays!

    Join us for this interactive performance series, curated by NJMH Artistic Director-at-Large Jonathan Batiste and hosted by Michael Mwenso, as we demonstrate how jazz can improve the quality of our lives!

  • (1924-2013)
    Leonard Garment, R.I.P.

    Lawyer, advisor and counsel to Presidents, arts advocate, jazz saxophonist, and founder of The National Jazz Museum in Harlem.

  • The Savory Collection
    Save The Savory

    Imagine over 100 hours of the greatest jazz ever player being discovered for the first time after 60 years! Now being restored by the National Jazz Museum in Harlem.

  • NJMH Membership
    Join the family!

    Join the National Jazz Museum in Harlem and help preserve and spread the joy of jazz. Perks include merchandise, discounted ticket prices and invitations to members-only events.

Latest News
March 21, 2014

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!

Today In Jazz
April 18

73 years ago today, Sidney Bechet went into RCA Victor’s New York studios and overdubbed himself playing clarinet, soprano and tenor saxophones, piano, bass and drums.