• Museum Closure 11/14/19

    The Museum will be closed on Thursday, November 14th. We will reopen Friday at 11AM.


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    Join us every month for our First Saturday Jam Session with David Durrah and an Intergenerational Jazz Jam.

Latest News
November 7, 2019

Learn more about booking the National Jazz Museum in Harlem here. 

Today In Jazz
November 17

Two important genre-hopping musicians were born on this day. Composer/multi-instrumentalist, David Amram, in 1930; and trombonist Roswell Rudd, born in Sharon, CT, in 1935. Bassist/composer Ben Allison was born in 1966 in New Haven, CT. Harold Land records “Live at the Cellar” in Los Angeles, with pianist Elmo Hope, bassist Scott LaFaro and drummer Lennie McBrowne.

More Today in Jazz:
  • Happy Birthday Roswell Rudd!