Harlem Jazz Series

Live jazz open to everyone!

World-class jazz musicians

Afternoon & evening concerts

Are you ready to enjoy some of the best live jazz music in NYC?

No more waiting for the sun to go down and no more hefty prices for the joy of good music! Hear the best live jazz music in Harlem, day or night, for less than the cost of your breakfast.

Highlights

This event is FREE with New York City Explorer Pass and The New York Pass!

Live jazz concert by some of the most seasoned and up-and-coming musicians on the jazz scene today

Craig Harris, curator of the Harlem Jazz Series, aims to inspire, educate, and entertain

No other tour company has live jazz concerts twice like us!

Experience the immortal sounds and rhythms of Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald, Miles Davis, and many more!

Concertgoers will experience total immersion in the cool, soothing vibrations of jazz

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Event Details

The specifics

Price (USD)

All tickets are $20 per person


Start time

Tuesdays: 12:00 – 1:00 pm; 1:30 – 2:30 pm
Fridays: 7:00 – 8:00 pm; 8:30 – 9:30 pm


Meeting point

Greater Calvary Baptist Church, 43-55 West 124th Street, New York


Availability

Tuesday afternoon & Friday evening, from April to December

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


Duration

1 hour


Group size

Maximum 50


Included

An amazing, world-class live jazz concert


Not included

Transportation and meal


What to bring

Open mind and heart, a love for jazz, camera, and a smile on your face


Good to know

This event is FREE with New York City Explorer Pass and The New York Pass!

What you'll experience

Jazz: it’s the heart of Harlem.  Thousands of visitors flock to Harlem clubs every year, seeking the soulful music that represents the very heart of Harlem. And now you can hear the best live jazz music in Harlem – and pretty much anywhere else – day or night, for less than the cost of your breakfast.

Our Harlem Jazz Series

Welcome to Harlem focuses on a single groove: bringing live jazz music in Harlem to the masses. We invite you to kick back to a nice mix of seasoned and up-and-coming jazz musicians who bring their A-game to every performance.

Daytime – Tuesdays: 12:00 – 1:00 pm; 1:30 – 2:30 pm – $20

Nighttime – Fridays: 7:00 – 8:00 pm; 8:30 – 9:30 pm – $20

Ringing through the city – jazz for all

No more waiting for the sun to go down and no more hefty prices for the joy of good music! Experience the immortal sounds and rhythms of the greatest jazz champions in the world, musicians such as Duke Ellington, Lena Horne, Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, and Miles Davis. Their music rings throughout the city as great jazz players pay them tribute day in and day out.

Every Tuesday afternoon and Friday evening, Harlem plays host to some of today’s most talented jazz musicians and history’s greatest jazz music in musical tributes of epic proportions. Concertgoers will experience total immersion in the cool vibrations of jazz, and find themselves simultaneously soothed and invigorated by the irresistible interaction of strings and horns, rhythms and vocals. This is an event that is both mentally and spiritually uplifting.

Who is the curator, Craig Harris?

Craig Harris is a trombonist, composer, conceptualist, educator, and curator of the Harlem Jazz Series. Mr Harris brings 40 years of innovation, craftsmanship, and excellence to improvisational music. Mr Harris brings the breadth of this experience to the Harlem Jazz Series and presents the full spectrum of this great American art form. He aims to provide music that will inspire, educate, and entertain.

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