1. Before 5: Marjorie Eliot | Wednesday, April 23, 2014 | 2:00-3:30 PM
Enjoy an afternoon of jazz with Marjorie Eliot, the woman behind the legendary Harlem parlor concerts. The performance will be followed by a conversation with Eliot and a special guest. 
To rsvp for this free event, click here. 

    Before 5: Marjorie Eliot | Wednesday, April 23, 2014 | 2:00-3:30 PM

    Enjoy an afternoon of jazz with Marjorie Eliot, the woman behind the legendary Harlem parlor concerts. The performance will be followed by a conversation with Eliot and a special guest. 

    To rsvp for this free event, click here

  2. Trumpeter Louis “Satchmo” Armstrong, jazz pioneer was born today in the year 1900. 

    Find out more about Louis Armstrong’s life via this documentary

  3. Celebrate Women’s History Month at the Schomburg Center’s annual Women’s Jazz Festival. Join us for an exploration of sacred music from spirituals to gospel with mezzo-soprano Alicia Hall Moran and vocalist Marcelle Davies Lashley.
Get your tickets NOW!Curated by Toshi Reagon, Composer, Singer, Guitarist, and Producer (www.toshireagon.com).

    Celebrate Women’s History Month at the Schomburg Center’s annual Women’s Jazz Festival. Join us for an exploration of sacred music from spirituals to gospel with mezzo-soprano Alicia Hall Moran and vocalist Marcelle Davies Lashley.

    Get your tickets NOW!

    Curated by Toshi Reagon, Composer, Singer, Guitarist, and Producer (www.toshireagon.com).

  4. Gregory Porter performed “1960 What?” live at the Schomburg Center to a sold out crowd!

    This concert was presented in collaboration with Carnegie Hall’s Neighborhood Concert Series, a program of the Weill Music Institute and sponsored by Target®.

  5. 
Just about every jazz saxophone player born after 1960 plays in the shadow of John Coltrane. It’s different, obviously, for Ravi Coltrane, John’s son. Ravi is in the unusual position of having not just one of the legends of 20th-century music as his father; his mother is Alice Coltrane, a formidable jazz figure in her own right. (via The 6th Floor: Growing Up Coltrane by WM. Ferguson

    Just about every jazz saxophone player born after 1960 plays in the shadow of John Coltrane. It’s different, obviously, for Ravi Coltrane, John’s son. Ravi is in the unusual position of having not just one of the legends of 20th-century music as his father; his mother is Alice Coltrane, a formidable jazz figure in her own right. (via The 6th Floor: Growing Up Coltrane by WM. Ferguson