Harlem Tourist Spots and Jammin Jazz Tour

Combine history & live jazz

Unique insight into Harlem

Local, expert guides

Why take this evening NYC jazz tour?

What better way to end an evening in Harlem than with some sightseeing and live jazz. When the lights go down on this famous NYC neighborhood, the immortal soulful sounds and rhythms of Duke Ellington, Lena Horne, Ella Fitzgerald, and Miles Davis ring out. Explore the vibrant Harlem tourist spots with our Harlem’s guided tours.

Experience the pinnacle of a perfect evening in Harlem tourist spots with a seamless blend of sightseeing and the electrifying essence of live jazz. As twilight sets in over this illustrious neighborhood of New York City, prepare to be transported to a realm where the classic tunes of legends like Duke Ellington, Lena Horne, Ella Fitzgerald, and Miles Davis echo through the streets. Here, you will bear witness to accomplished virtuosos and the rising stars of the jazz scene, harmoniously intertwining their musical prowess. Embark on a journey through the pulsating heart of Harlem’s tourist spots, guided by our expert tour guides who will illuminate the vibrant tapestry of this captivating neighborhood.


Spend the evening in Harlem listening to some world-class jazz

Stroll across 125th Street, the heartbeat of Harlem, and walk uptown

Two or three stops at our local pubs, clubs or restaurants to hear live jazz

The chance to mix and mingle like a local — we’ll make you feel like you’re in your own neighborhood

Our local guides are friendly, passionate, and knowledgeable about their community

See some historical landmarks, churches and learn about famous nightclubs of the past

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Trip Details

The specifics

Price (USD)

$60 per person

Start time

6 PM

Meeting point

145 West 122nd Street, Apt. 1 (between Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. Blvd and Lenox Avenue)


Thursdays and Sundays, all year-round

Exceptions: December 24-25, December 31-January 1


3.5 hours

Group size

Maximum 30


Entry to some world-class jazz performances

Not included

Transportation, dinner, cover charges

What to bring

Please wear comfortable walking shoes, bring an open mind and heart, camera, and a smile on your face

Good to know

Tours must be booked at least 24 hours in advance.

What you'll do

Harlem elevated jazz to the world stage. Each year, thousands of visitors and tourists flock to Harlem clubs with the hope of experiencing the soulful music that Harlem has come to be known for. When the lights go down, the soulful immortal sounds and rhythms of Duke Ellington, Lena Horne, Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, and Miles Davis echo throughout the city as performers pay tribute to these greats every night.

What better way to end an evening than in Harlem with some sightseeing and live jazz? Enjoy a tour across 125th Street, then a lovely stroll along Adam Clayton Powell Blvd. up to uptown and finish at a stop in Harlem known for some of the best live jazz. During the tour, you will see historical churches and learn about the famous nightclubs of the past. A glimpse at some of the most beautiful homes that Harlem has to offer and other historical places of interest. Food and drinks are available for purchase at the jazz locations. So come hungry for some history, jazz, and food. This will be a night that you won’t forget!

You’ll consider the occasion as one of your favorite nights out, so take the A train to 125th Street and get the party started.

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