170 Central Park West
Upper West Side, NY 10024
Description: The New-York Historical Society presents New York Cool, a free concert series highlighting musical history makers, past and present. This performance features Jay Leonhart (bassist), with his family and friends who are prominent members of the New York jazz scene. Together, they will perform an electrifying program of music from some of New York's finest jazz composers.
Made possible through the generous support of Bank of America, this seven concert series features hip, well-known and emerging names from across the spectrum of classical, jazz and popular music genres, performing in the Robert H. Smith Auditorium for free on Friday evenings.
Venue Description: Founded in 1804, the New-York Historical Society is the oldest cultural institution in New York and serves as the collective memory of the city. The N-YHS offers a vast collection of American painting, sculpture, photographs, books, manuscripts, antique coaches and fire engines, works by Tiffany and more. Several exhibitions are featured yearly, as well as lectures and educational programs. Don't miss four centuries of museum collections--Tiffany lamps, furniture and paintings in the Henry Luce III Center for American Culture. It is a not-to-be-missed location while visiting New York City.
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