5 Spots to Catch Jazz Every Night of the Week in New York

Jazz is an experience of its own, that teleports one into another era of transcendence, when we lived for entertainment without the interruption of smartphones and selfies. Here is a list of our favorite spots to catch jazz nights e-v-e-r-y night of the week in New York.

Mondays & Tuesdays 
Located in the heart of Chelsea, Slate is the perfect place to unwind after work and listen to live jazz every Monday and Tuesday night. With a rotating roster of talented musicians, the style of jazz varies from classic standards, to fiery experimentation. Let the live music be the backdrop to your Slate experience as you enjoy craft beer on tap, delicious bites, and an adult-sized playground of games such as ping-pong, bowling, and more. Tickets for entry cost $10. For most shows, doors at 7pm and performances begin at 8pm. For upcoming events and tickets, visit Slate.

Somewhere Nowhere

Immerse yourself in music with breathtaking 360º views of the Manhattan skyline as your backdrop. Somewhere Nowhere’s lounge will debut a weekly Gotham Jazz night beginning on Wednesday, May 4th at 5pm. To kick the party off right there will be a special guest performance by tap dancer DeWitt Fleming Jr. from HBO’s Boardwalk Empire on the 4th. Every Wednesday night, guests will be entertained by live jazz music from performers adorned in dapper tuxedos, swing DJs and a revolving lineup of burlesque dancers, tap dancers, dance troops, aerialists and award-winning musicians including Hot Toddies band members Hannah Gill and Grammy-nominated musician Gabe Terracciano. Reservations can be made by visiting Somewhere Nowhere.

Delight in seasonally driven dishes and creative cocktails while enjoying live tunes from jazz musicians. Isla at Hotel Hendricks will entertain guests with weekly jazz performances on the patio beginning Thursday, May 5th from 5:30pm - 7:30pm. Isla’s rotating roster of musical talent will include a jazz duo led by saxophonist Sam Taylor, and funk, soul and pop trio "Mama and the OGs".

Surrender to the velvet curtain magic of the 1950’s with live burlesque numbers from Rosie Cheeks and transportive jazz performances by Amanda Scalici. Coby Club is a sexy underground club with impromptu performances every evening from 8pm to 11pm. Their small bites menu features croquettes, homemade flatbread, cured meats and crudités. Coby Club's cocktail menu includes ingredients like crushed sea salt, minced ginger and selections like the Coby Cosmo and the Forbidden City along with craft beers and of course, perfectly chilled champagne. Guests can enjoy a rotating roster of talent like jazz singer Nanci Zoppi, and burlesque dancer Gal Friday. Reservations can be booked at Coby Club.

Saturday & Sunday 
Step aboard a 1920s style yacht and witness the city's beauty while enjoying festive live jazz with Classic Harbor Line. Enjoy tunes from the resident Live Jazz Trio, "The Boat Band" as they perform Jazz Standards and covers throughout the cruise. The evening also offers an upscale snack menu of cheese plates (three cheeses, plus candied pecans, fruit garnishes), marinated olives, shrimp cocktail as well as a full bar, selection of wine, beer, hard seltzer, as they cruise out to the Statue of Liberty and back, at sunset on Saturdays and Sundays out of Chelsea Pier 62. Tickets are $86-$104, inclusive of the first round of beverages. Reservations can be booked through Classic Harbor Line NYC.

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