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The jazz at the Zinc Bar ranges from North America's coolest to South America's hottest. Enter this popular spot, descend a steep stairway and brush through a velvet curtain to arrive at the table side and enjoy what has been called 'New York City's most happening jazz club' by Guitar Player magazine. Even if a few aficionados disagree with this statement, there are enough people out there who love the place enough to keep it crowded all weekend.
This Greenwich Village club has been belting out great jazz, rhythm and blues and a lot more since it opened in 1937. Gather around the rectangular bar with like-minded music lovers, or enjoy some Italian food at a table. There is never any cover charge at Arthur's Tavern, and bottled beers are reasonably cheap. The liquor tends to be a bit more expensive, but overall prices are quite reasonable.
Smalls Jazz Club started out as a small music establishment and today is a full-fledged Jazz club. Every night this place comes alive with music from artists like Kurt Rosenwinkel and Omer Avital. It also features a full bar which serves drinks fit for the funky mood that this place has. This renovated club has comfortable and classic decor and the ambiance is very lively and energetic.
The Village Vanguard has been around since 1935, when it was founded by an enterprising Lithuanian immigrant. Today, a sizable international crowd packs the club, enjoying the great music and acoustics, an informal New York camaraderie and a good selection of beer and cocktails. Musical giants from Leadbelly to John Coltrane to Wynton Marsalis have played here, and fresh talent as well as "name dropping performers" can be heard in this fabled Greenwich Village basement seven days a week.
Set in a hip and sophisticated environment, Toshi's Living Room is a live music venue with comfortable couches, bright lighting and the tantalizing cocktails add to the pleasant experience here. Frequented by the young and trendy, every night at Toshi’s is fun and lively, however, the most popular evenings are clearly those when live jazz events take place. If you feel you have what it takes to be on stage, then Toshi's Living Room also conducts auditions for local, emerging singers and bands. Karaoke nights also take place every once in awhile. If you are looking for a night that you’ll remember for a long time to come, bring along some pals and head to Toshi's Living Room to make some new memories.
The Jazz Gallery is a cultural center that acts as a venue for young jazz musicians. It provides young musicians with the space and opportunity to interact with emerging artists. Since the year 2000, this gallery has played proud host to several performances which are funded through grants from various organizations in the city. The Jazz Gallery is also used as a venue for meetings, photo shoots, launches, exhibits and rehearsals.
Jazz Standard, the upscale and relaxing jazz club, has found success thanks to its good location and high quality entertainment. Playing host to performances by some of the biggest names in the Jazz world, this is one venue you simply can't miss. Sip on a fine drink and feast on a palatable meal while the great artists leave you amazed with their music. The typical cover charge at Jazz Standard is pricey but reasonable by Manhattan standards. The sound system is excellent, and there is seating for a total of 130 people.
A popular jazz club, Birdland is dedicated to Charlie Parker, a famed jazz musician nicknamed Bird. Located on West 44th Street, this place is all about soulful jazz music. Well spread with simple decor, the food here is typically spicy Southern cooking. The sirloin steak with gravy and the pork medallions with collared greens are worth trying. Musical greats like John Coltrane, Dizzy Gillespie, Miles Davis and, of course, Charlie Parker have all performed here. All in all, Birdland is a great place for jazz music. Glance through their website to see who's playing when.