• June 8th, 6pm
    Roots and Routes of Jazz Gala Celebration
  • Museum Artistic Director Wins Academy Award!
    Congratulations Jon!
  • Over a month of Roots and Routes Gala Programming.
    Roots and Routes Gala Series
  • Remembering Giants
    It’s getting to the point where everyone knows someone who has been stricken by the current miasma…
  • We Miss You, Too! We Will Re-Open Soon

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Latest News
April 27, 2021

Everyone at the National Jazz Museum in Harlem sends congratulations to our artistic director, Jon Batiste, on his well-deserved Academy Award. Jon, your dedication to the music, the culture, and…

Today In Jazz
May 11

Cornetist Joe “King” Oliver is born in Abend, LA in 1885. Oliver is one of the seminal figures in jazz, the alpha of jazz trumpeters–at least on record. On this day in 1956, the Miles Davis Quintet records the first of two mammoth sessions that result in four classic albums, Cookin’, Relaxin’, Workin’ and Steamin’.

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