Hilliard Greene Trio featuring Queen Esther
Harlem Afternoon Jazz Series
Greater Calvary Baptist Church
43-55 W. 124th St.
(between Malcolm X Blvd & Marcus Garvey Park
Every Tuesday afternoon and Friday evening 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 or Friday evening 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.
Tuesday Afternoon: There are two sets — 1st set: Noon – 12:45pm (15-min break) 2nd set: 1:00 – 1:45. The house doors open at 11:30 a.m.
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 or paying a hefty price 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 and music live on throughout the city as performers pay tribute to these greats every day.
Harlem Jazz Series mission is to preserve, promote and perpetuate the music which is indigenous to North America: blues, jazz, gospel and all genres which derive from our African American heritage.