The National Jazz Museum in Harlem
104 East 126th Street
New York, NY 10035
THIS WEEK THE NATIONAL JAZZ MUSEUM IN HARLEM PRESENTS A THREE BASS HIT!! CHRISTIAN MCBRIDE, LISLE ATKINSON & BEN ALLISON Tuesday, 3/20 @ 7 p.m.
Jazz Museum Director Christian McBride hosts JAZZ FOR CURIOUS LISTENERS Free jazz course at the Metropolitan Methodist Church (126th St/ Madison) Register at http://jazzmuseuminharlem.org/curious.html Thursday, 3/22 @ 6:30 p.m.
Bassist Lisle Atkinson is honored at HARLEM SPEAKS Free interview series held at the offices of the National Jazz Museum in Harlem, 104 E. 126th Street
Friday, 3/23 @ 7 p.m.
The Ben Allison Group at HARLEM IN THE HIMALAYAS Rubin Museum of Art 150 W. 17th St.
Michael Blake - saxophones Steve Cardenas - acoustic guitar Ben Allison - bass Michael Sarin - drums Come join them for an unplugged" acoustic set, playing re- imagined versions of tunes from Ben's recent album Cowboy Justice as well as newer and older originals and covers.
JAZZ FOR CURIOUS LISTENERS
The Jazz Museum in Harlem proudly announces the continuation of its free jazz course, JAZZ FOR CURIOUS LISTENERS. Classes are Tuesdays, 7 p.m. -- 8:30 p.m.
The location is Metropolitan Community United Methodist Church at 1975 Madison Avenue (NE corner of 126th And Madison). Transportation: Buses - M1, 60, 100, 101, Bx15 Subways - 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 to 125th Street MetroNorth to 125th Street Parking: If you can't park on the street, there are lots on the SW corner of 126th and Park, on Park just north of 126th, and on 126th between 3rd and Lexington.
The Jazz Museum in Harlem signature series is now in its third year. Previous guests have included musicians Clark Terry, Roy Haynes, Dr. Billy Taylor, Hank Jones, singers Gloria Lynne, Melba Joyce and Milt Grayson, writers William C. Rhoden and Robert O'Meally, architect Max Bond and athlete Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. The Harlem Speaks series, supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, is produced by the Jazz Museum in Harlem's Executive Director, Loren Schoenberg, Co-Director Christian McBride, and Greg Thomas Associates. The series occurs at the offices of the Jazz Museum in Harlem, located at 104 East 126th Street, between Park and Lexington Avenues, from 6:30pm-8:30pm. Time: 6:30pm-8:30pm. This discussion series is free to the public. To view the photo archives of Harlem Speaks go to: http://www.jazzmuseuminharlem.org/ hs_photos.html
HARLEM IN THE HIMALAYAS
features a wide variety of outstanding jazz talent from veterans like Frank Wess and Gene Bertoncini to the next generation of jazz talent. These musicians integrate reflections of Himalayan art into their program.
RMA is dedicated to the art of the Himalayas and opened sixteen months ago; the Jazz Museum is four years into its community and educational programs, and is in the process of acquiring a permanent home in Harlem. Their very successful HARLEM SPEAKS series is held bi-weekly in their Harlem offices.
Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 day of the performance and include admission to the Museum's galleries.
212.620.5000 ext. 344
Rubin Museum of Art
150 West 17th Street
New York NY 10011
For interview requests or more information contact Jim Eigo, Jazz Promo Services.