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November 11, 2013To: Listings/Critics/Features
From: Jazz Promo Services
Press Contact: Jim Eigo, jim@jazzpromoservices.com
www.jazzpromoservices.com

The National Jazz Museum in Harlem

November 11-15

104 East 126th Street, Suite 2C

New York, NY 10035

212-348-8300

www.jazzmuseuminharlem.org

**The museum will be closed on Monday, November 11 for Veterans Day** 

 

Tuesday, November 12

Jazz for Curious Listeners Special Series: Tuning into Treme

What is New Orleans Tradition?

7:00 – 8:30pm

Location: Maysles Cinema (343 Lenox Avenue between 127th and 128th Streets)

 

Every Tuesday evening in Nov., “Tuning into Treme” considers the fictional HBO series “Treme” and culture in the real New Orleans. On Nov. 12, journalist Larry Blumenfeld (Wall Street Journal, BluNotes) will screen excerpts from the upcoming “Treme” season, talk about the tensions surrounding New Orleans jazz culture, and explore the city’s singular approach to music education. Tuesday’s special guest, pianist/composer Courtney Bryan, is among the New Orleans-bred musicians profiled in a new documentary, “Jazz Dreams II”; we’ll see clips from that film too. RSVP Here.

 

More in this series:

 

Tuesday, November 19: It Happens in the Street

Tuesday, November 26: The “New” New Orleans with special guest, Tremé producer Eric Overmyer

 

Larry Blumenfeld writes about music and culture for The Wall Street Journal, Village Voice and many other publications, is editor-at-large of Jazziz magazine, and maintains the blog Blu Notes.He is a former Katrina Media Fellow with the Open Society Institute, researching cultural recovery in New Orleans, and the winner of the 2012 Jazz Journalists Association Helen Dance-Robert Palmer Award for Writing.

 

 

Thursday, November 14

Parallax Conversation Series

Larry Blumenfeld, Wall Street Journal and Ben Jaffe, Preservation Hall Jazz Band

7:00 – 8:30pm

Location: The National Jazz Museum in Harlem

 

Parallax: noun- The effect whereby the position or direction of an object appears to differ when viewed from different positions.

 

With NOLA’s very own Preservation Hall Jazz Band (PHJB) in town this week and our month-long Treme series, we are thrilled to host PHJB Creative Director and tuba player, Ben Jaffe and journalist and Katrina Media Fellow, Larry Blumenfeld for a New Orleans Parallax Conversation super session! Join the event on Facebook here.

Enter your name here for a chance to win two tickets to the Preservation Hall Jazz Band show at the Apollo Theater on Saturday, November 16th!

 

 The National Jazz Museum in Harlem’s Visitors Center is open to the public and features our extensive library of all sorts of media, plus brand new collections of photographs, and exhibits. Please come by and see us from Monday to Friday from 10AM to 4PM. We look forward to seeing you!

 

These programs are supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council, and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State. The Savory Concerts are supported in part by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. Art Works. 

 

The National Jazz Museum in Harlem
104 East 126th Street
New York, NY 10035
212 348-8300
www.jmih.org 
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