Harlem Afternoon Jazz Tour
Harlem - the birthplace of jazz. Each year thousands of visitors and tourists flock to Harlem club's seeking to experience and hear the soulful music that Harlem has come to be known for. No more waiting for the lights to go down to enjoy the soulful immortal sounds and rhythms of Duke Ellington, Lena Horne, Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, Miles Davis (to name just a few). Their voices live on throughout the city as performers pay tribute to these greats every night.
Every Tuesday afternoon Harlem play's host to some of today's most talented jazz musicians and history's greatest jazz music in a musical tribute of epic proportions. Concertgoers will spend each Tuesday afternoon surrounded by the cool vibrations of jazz as they are soothed and invigorated by seemingly magical strings and horns. This is an event for all of the senses, and it is meant to be both mentally and spiritually up lifting.
The series is artistically directed by Craig Harris, a 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.
Enjoy a tour across 125th Street, then a lovely stroll along Adam Clayton Powell Blvd., up to 135th Street area. Then sit back and relax for a live jazz concert.
You’ll consider the occasion as one of your great afternoons out, so take the A train to 125th Street and get the party started.
The upcoming schedule of performers is listed on www.harlemjazzboxx.com. If you don’t want to take the tour you can purchase a ticket for the live jazz concert. There are two set: 1st set: Noon – 12:45pm (15-min break) 2nd set: 1:00 – 1:45.
Time: 11 AM
Duration: 3 hours
Price: $56.25 USD
Tours do not operate on the following dates:
Christmas Holiday (December 24 & 25)
New Years Holiday (December 31 & January 1)
Tours departs from 2360 8th Avenue (Frederick Douglass Blvd.) Between 126th & 127th Street. A, B, C, or D, to 125th Street, exit near intersection of W 125th St and St Nicholas Ave., walk east one block on 125th street to 8th Avenue (Frederick Douglass Blvd.), turn left and walk to 126th & 127th Streets. You will see the sign for Welcome to Harlem. 2 or 3 trains to 125th Street, exit on the left side of the station and walk west two blocks to 8th Avenue (Frederick Douglass Blvd.), turn right and walk to 126th & 127th Streets. You will see the sign for Welcome to Harlem.