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The Roxy Welcomes Vinicius Cantuaria To The Stage As a singer, guitarist, composer, drummer and percussionist, Vinicius Cantuaria is well known to the jazz and Bossa Nova world. The artist splits his time between Rio de Janeiro and New …

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In The Spotlight – Chris Norton Chris Norton’s presence commands a room where even the most reserved are gripped by his persuasive musicality and personal charisma. His repertoire ranges broadly from jazz, big band era classics, …

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A Soho Summer With Gilligan’s It’s easy to feel closed in when you’re living in New York City. If you’re not indoors on the subway, at work, or at home, the limited time …

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Talking Shop With Tennessee Thomas Designer, musician, DJ, boutique owner, and activist and friend of Soho Grand —Tennessee Thomas does it all. We chat to her about making your own toothpaste, choosing your clothing wisely, and …

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The Neighborhood Guide
Zinc Bar

82 West 3rd Street
All flavors of jazz seem to be represented at Zinc Bar, from funk and fusion to New Orleans and orchestral jazz. Performers hail from Morocco, Greece, Cuba and beyond, making …

The Met Breuer

945 Madison Avenue
The Brutalist building designed by Marcel Breuer on the southeast corner of Madison Avenue and 75th Street is, along with Frank Lloyd Wright’s inverted building on Fifth Avenue for the …

Blue Note Jazz Club

131 West 3rd Street
Greenwich Village’s Blue Note is sometimes thought of as chain restaurant with a jazz theme (there are outposts in Milan, Tokyo and Nagoya too). But that doesn’t seem to be …

Smalls Jazz Club

183 West 10th Street
Former Navy submariner, Mitchell Borden opened Smalls Jazz Club in 1994. A jazz violinist himself, Borden wanted to carve out a space in lower Manhattan where jazz music and jazz …

Village Vanguard

178 7th Avenue South
From 1935 until his death in 1989, Max Gordon ran the nearly 80 year old Village Vanguard, one of the city’s most colorful jazz spots. Over the decades, hundreds of …

The Strand Book Store

828 Broadway
Since 1927, The Strand Book Store has become quite a hallmark of New York’s East Village.  One of the store’s managers, Darren Sutherland likes to muse on the store’s prime …

Zinc Bar

82 West 3rd Street
All flavors of jazz seem to be represented at Zinc Bar, from funk and fusion to New Orleans and orchestral jazz. Performers hail from Morocco, Greece, Cuba and beyond, making …

The Met Breuer

945 Madison Avenue
The Brutalist building designed by Marcel Breuer on the southeast corner of Madison Avenue and 75th Street is, along with Frank Lloyd Wright’s inverted building on Fifth Avenue for the …

Blue Note Jazz Club

131 West 3rd Street
Greenwich Village’s Blue Note is sometimes thought of as chain restaurant with a jazz theme (there are outposts in Milan, Tokyo and Nagoya too). But that doesn’t seem to be …

Smalls Jazz Club

183 West 10th Street
Former Navy submariner, Mitchell Borden opened Smalls Jazz Club in 1994. A jazz violinist himself, Borden wanted to carve out a space in lower Manhattan where jazz music and jazz …

Village Vanguard

178 7th Avenue South
From 1935 until his death in 1989, Max Gordon ran the nearly 80 year old Village Vanguard, one of the city’s most colorful jazz spots. Over the decades, hundreds of …

The Strand Book Store

828 Broadway
Since 1927, The Strand Book Store has become quite a hallmark of New York’s East Village.  One of the store’s managers, Darren Sutherland likes to muse on the store’s prime …