harlem jazz series

Harlem Jazz Series

As of January 2015 Arts & Education Continuum’s Artistic Director, Craig Harris has been curating the series. 

 
 

HARLEM JAZZ SERIES

Harlem Jazz Series - April - December 2019

The Harlem Jazz Series is curated by Arts & Education Continuum’s Artistic Director, Craig Harris, trombonist, composer and longtime Harlem resident. Harris has been a major figure in the Harlem jazz scene since 1976. He has performed throughout the USA and abroad with some of the genre's most important figures.

Every Tuesday afternoon and Friday evening, Harlem will play host to some of today's most talented jazz musicians while paying tribute to history's greatest jazz music. And YOU'RE invited! These are events for all of the senses, and it is meant to be both mentally and spiritually uplifting.

Jazz… It’s the Heart of Harlem

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

Harlem Jazz Boxx 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.

Tuesday afternoon – (Two sets) - $15

1st set: Noon – 12:45 pm (15-min break), 2nd set: 1:00 – 1:45 pm.

The house doors open at 11:30 am.

Friday evening – (Two sets) - $20

1st set: 7:00 pm – 7:45 pm (15-min break) 2nd set: 8:00 pm – 8:45 pm.

The house doors open at 6:30 pm.

Location:

Greater Calvary Baptist Church, 43-55 West 124th Street, New York, NY 10027

Best of all, it is FREE with New York City Explorer Pass and The New York Pass!


Ringing through the city – Jazz for all

No more waiting for the sun to go down, 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, day out.

Location:  

Greater Calvary Baptist Church
43-60 West 124th Street
New York, NY

Upcoming Schedule:

Tuesdays 12 – 2pm ($15)

12/4 –  RaDu ben Judah

12/11 – Craig Harris

12/18 – TBA

First Thursdays

12/6 – Craig Harris
 

Fridays 7 – 9pm ($20)

12/7 – Shareef Clayton

12/14 – Jorge Sylvester

12/21 – Fay Victor

12/28 – Jay Rodriguez



1/4/18 CALVIN JONES (SAFEHOUSE)

4/5/18 KELVYN BELL (SAFEHOUSE)

4/17/18 JASON MARSHALL

4/28/18 CURTIS NOWOSAD

5/1/18 JAY RODRIGUEZ

5/3/18 ViNCENT CHANCEY (SAFEHOUSE)

5/4/18 BOB STEWART

5/8/18 ALEX LAYNE

5/11/18 FRANZ HACKL

5/15/18 BRUCE EDWARDS

5/18/18 JAMES BRANDON LEWIS

5/22/18 MELISSA SLOCUM

5/25/18 YAYOI IKAWA

5/29/18 ANDREW DRURY

6/1/18 EddIE ALLEN

6/5/18 TOMMY CAMPBELL

6/9/18 BABA DONN BABATUNDE 

6/11/18 TULIVU CUMBERBATCH (SAFEHOUSE)

6/12/18 JAMES STEWART

6/15/18 JOAQUIN POZO

6/19/18 ADAM KLIPPLE

6/22/18 JOAN ASHLEY (AKALANDE! SPREAD JOY!)

6/25/18 DARRYL ALLADICE

6/29/1 8RONNIE BURRAGE

7/3/18 TONY LEWIS

7/6/18 CRAIG HARRIS

7/10/18 ROD WILLIAMS

7/13/18 CRAIG HARRIS

7/17/18 LEE ODOM

7/20/18 CRAIG HARRIS

7/24/18 MIKE KING

7/27/18 AHMED ABDULLAH

7/31/18 MICHAEL WIMBERLY

8/3/18 NAPOLEON REVELS-BEY

8/7/18 HILL GREENE

8/10/18 JD ALLEN

8/14/18 RICHARD FAIRFAX

8/17/18 GHA'IL BENJAMIN (POET)

8/21/18 KAHLIL KWAME BELL

8/24/18 LLOYD HABER

8/28/18 CALVIN JONES 

8/31/18 LINDA OH

9/4/18 STAFFORD HUNTER

9/6/18 RON JACKSON (SAFEHOUSE)

9/7/18 KALI FASTEAU

9/11/18 YOICHI UZEKI

9/14/18 JONATHAN FINLAYSON

9/18/18 KEITH WITTY

9/21/18 ROMAN FILIU

9/25/18 QUEEN ESTHER

9/28/18 PETE DRUNGLE

11/6 –  Ed Cherry

11/13 – Malik Washington

11/20 – Sharp Radway 

11/27 -  TBA

11/2 –   Steve Swell

11/9 –   Carla Cook

11/16 – Antoine Roney

11/23 –   Bruce Williams

11/30 -  Gino Sitson