Uptown Nights: Manhattan Sings!

April 5, 2019 7:30pm – 9:30pm

Presented in collaboration with Manhattan School of Music

Manhattan School of Music’s Jazz Orchestra and growing vocal program, led by conductor and arranger Jim McNeely, celebrate the longstanding vocal tradition in jazz music.

Tickets: $25 Adult, $35 VIP

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Harlem Stage Gatehouse
150 Convent Avenue at West 135th Street
New York NY 10031 US


Stretch Music Intensive

April 9, 2019 1:00pm – 4:30pm

Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah returns to MSM to lead a FREE masterclass on his genre blind Stretch Music. All music students, musicians and lovers of the jazz idiom and all its variabilities are welcomed to join this immersive workshop centered on improvisation, technique and thriving as a working artist today. Hosted by Manhattan School of Music.

For more information contact kmartin@harlemstage.org

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Bossi-Comelli Studio 
Manhattan School of Music
120 Claremont Avenue at 122nd St and Broadway
New York NY 10027 US

Louis Armstrong Sound Salon

March 26, 2019 7:00pm

Discover the sounds of the Great Migration and the mastery of Louis Armstrong. A casual Library café program, with expert conversation and communal listening of rarely heard archival jazz recordings.

Presented as part of Carnegie Hall’s city-wide festival “Migrations: The Making of America.”

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT! A Standby line will form outside the building at the top of the stairs at Amsterdam and 65th, but we cannot guarantee admission without a reservation.

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
515 Malcolm X Boulevard at 135th Street
New York NY 10037 US

Playdate! Free Day 10am -5pm

March 17, 2019 10:00am – 5:00pm

Join us for a FREE fun-filled family day (10am-5pm) of art-making and performances celebrating Women’s History Month 

10am – 1pm – Art-making workshop in the Living Room

1pm – 2pm – Story Hour with Flor Bromley 

2pm – 3pm – Art Making workshop with Artist-in-residence Damien Davis

3pm – 4:30pm -Musical magic featuring Bertha Hope

A professional pianist for more than six decades, Bertha Hope has toured globally with artists like Nat Adderley, Dizzy Gillespie and Eddie Henderson, while being a respected educator and bandleader in her own right. In 2018 she won the National Jazz Museum in Harlem’s Legends of Jazz Award. 

Presented by the Jazz Foundation of America, with support from the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York State Council on the Arts, and the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs.

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Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art and Storytelling
898 St. Nicholas Avenue at 155th Street
New York NY 10032 US

Uptown Nights & Carnegie Hall City Wide: Tia Fuller

May 16, 2019 7:30pm – 9:30pm

Lead support for Carnegie Hall Citywide is provided by the Howard Gilman Foundation.

Additional support is provided by the A. L. and Jennie L. Luria Foundation.

Multi-instrumentalist, composer, and bandleader Tia Fuller is one of the leading performers on the jazz scene, as well as a member of Beyoncé’s touring band. An instrumental triple threat—she plays alto and soprano saxophone, and flute—she is a much sought-after performer who has played with such jazz luminaries as Wycliffe Gordon, Don Byron, Jon Faddis, and Nancy Wilson. Not only a stellar performer, Fuller is also a dedicated educator and full-time professor at the Berklee College of Music.

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Harlem Stage Gatehouse
150 Convent Avenue at West 135th Street
New York NY 10031 US

First Saturday Jam Session with David Durrah

March 2, 2019 2:00pm
April 6, 2019 2:00pm
May 4,2019 2:00pm
June 1, 2019 2:00pm

Jazz For Curious Listeners

Calling jazz musicians of all ages! Grab your instrument, bring a chart, and build your chops with Harlem icon David Durrah.

Don’t play an instrument? Saturday Sessions are a space for musicians and fans alike to soak up Harlem’s vibrant live music scene.

$10.00 Suggested Donation

Saturday Sessions

In keeping with Harlem’s tradition of artist salons and after-hours performances, our monthly Saturday Sessions provide an informal creative space for musicians to connect and play with mentors.

Tickets: $0-$10 / for museum members

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The National Jazz Museum in Harlem
58 West 129th Street
New York NY 10027 US

Carnegie Hall Citywide: Alphonso Horne and The Gotham Kings

February 22, 2019 8:00pm

Alphonso Horne honors the legacy and continues the rich traditions of such iconic trumpet masters as King Oliver and Louis Armstrong. Horne and the band have the sizzling chops to capture the classic sound of New Orleans jazz and the innovative vision to put their own contemporary stamp on the music. Horne has performed with such stars as Wynton Marsalis (who included him in a list of 16 young jazz musicians entitled “Wynton’s Picks: Who’s Got Next”), Dianne Reeves, Jane Monheit, and Rihanna.


Alphonso Horne and The Gotham Kings

·· Rashaan Salaam, Trombone

·· Patrick Bartley, Clarinet and Saxophone

·· Chris Pattishall, Piano

·· Philip Norris, Bass

·· Evan Sherman, Drums

·· Michela Lerman, Dancer

·· Charles Anthony Bryant, Vocals

Free Event
RSVP required.

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Flushing Town Hall
137-35 Northern Boulevard
Flushing NY 11354 US