March 23, 2018Sugar Hill Jazz Quartet at St Nick’s Pub at the turn of the century. photo credit Gordon Polatnick
We woke up to the devastating news of a deadly fire last night in Harlem on the set of a Bruce Willis, Edward Norton, Alec Baldwin, Willem Dafoe, Leslie Mann movie…More »
March 7, 2018
Fridays will never be the same. There’s no place like Harlem and there’s no other vocalist series like this one in the clandestine Gin Fizz – a speakeasy hidden in plain sight. Tickets in cooperation with AirBnB Concerts. Singers…More »
November 20, 2017
Is Billie Holiday Street Next?
In the current climate of social and political upheaval and the potential for national soul searching, there is no better representative of America’s promise outpacing America’s flaws than Billie Holiday.
June 22, 2017
New York City: Affordable Live Jazz Clubs In Manhattan (Where you can hear the greats from Greenwich Village to Harlem)
By Gordon Polatnick
I started Big Apple Jazz Tours with the understanding that jazz is at…More »
May 10, 2017
How do you like the new site? Big Apple Jazz Tours is proud to announce we are celebrating our 20th year in business with a website face lift. We want to thank David and Kristin and the team at Fare Harbor for the excellent work and invaluable help getting the site up and running. The…More »