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., to the Mount Morris Park Historic District 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 sets: 1st set: 12 Noon – 12:45pm (15-min break) 2nd set: 1:00pm – 1:45pm.
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)
Tour departs from 145 West 122nd Street between (Adam Clayton Powell Blvd and Malcolm X Boulevard). A, B, C, or D trains to 125th Street; exit near intersection of 125th St and St Nicholas Avenue, walk east two blocks on 125th street to Adam Clayton Powell Jr, Blvd. turn right and walk to 122nd Street, make a left and walk to building 145 West 122nd Street. Walk up the stairs and ring bell #1. #2 or #3 trains to 125th Street, exit and walk south three blocks to 122nd Street. Turn right and walk to 145 West 122nd Street. Walk up the stairs and ring bell #1.