• Listen Today!
    NJMH Celebrates Black History Month

    Tuesday, February 10th our SOLD OUT Jazz for Curious Listeners  ”James Baldwin: Harlem’s Own” event was hosted by Professor Robert O’Meally.

  • Education
    Born in Harlem!

    Each day at 1:00pm (M-F) the National Jazz Museum in Harlem’s Education and Collections Manager will present “Born in Harlem.” $10.00 per person, 5 people minimum.

  • Valdés Exhibit
    Bebo Valdés: Giant of Cuban Music

    The National Jazz Museum in Harlem’s exhibit, Bebo Valdés: Giant of Cuban Music, is open Monday – Friday from 10:00am – 4:00pm in our Visitors Center.


  • NJMH Membership
    Join the family!

    NOW IS THE TIME TO RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP FOR 2015. Help preserve and spread the joy of jazz. Perks include merchandise, discounted ticket prices and invitations to members-only events.

Latest News
March 5, 2015

The Parallax event schedule for 3/5/15 with Mari Kimura has been postponed. This program will be rescheduled.

Today In Jazz
March 6

Of all the trumpet players who developed their style in the wake of Dizzy Gillespie, Howard McGhee was one of the first to master the intricacies of the new music. He was also one of the first to record in the new mode, as a member of the Coleman Hawkins Quintet of 1944-5.