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Big Apple Jazz Tours

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Authentic Experiences to the heart of New York City! Since 1997 we have been on the front lines of the underground New York City jazz scene - taking small groups down into intimate basement joints where live jazz still thrives in neighborhood...more
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 23:59
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
New York City, NY 10019
+1 917-863-7854
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Amanda, our guide was wonderful. We had a lot of fun with her. She also has an encyclopedic knowledge of jazz, blues, and Harlem. I highly recommend this tour.

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Thank Linda S
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been on several Harlem tours with Amanda and each is a new, festive, unique experience based on what she has sussed out is going on in Harlem that night. Tonight was a Billie Holiday Tribute treat, introducing us to some fabulous musicians I...More

Thank Anna b
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amanda was incredible and we had so much fun! She went over and above to make my 50th birthday outing a huge success. She did her homework on us and made sure she tailored the trip just for our group. We had also been nervous...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took the Harlem Jazz Tour with Amanda in April 2017 on a trip from the UK and the tour was my Dad's birthday present as he is huge jazz fan. We were not disappointed as Amanda's knowledge and passion shone through. She is a...More

1  Thank Emma H
Reviewed 5 September 2018

Amanda was marvelous!! She made us feel welcome and showed us one of the most amazing times we could have had!! She made it special by celebrating our birthday, She knew everyone and gave us special gifts to celebrate our occasions. The music was outstanding....More

2  Thank Kelly J
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

We booked this tour to have a good introduction into Harlem Jazz scene. We were a small party of 4 people (3 of us plus another visitor), and Gordon was a good and knowledgeable tour guide. He took us to two completely different venues, one...More

Thank M_D
Reviewed 28 August 2018

We appreciated the quality of the music (players and singers as well) and Amanda’s work in helping everybody to feel comfortabile. She seems to know everybody in Harlem and she made any effort to introduce ourselves and to let us feel part of the group.

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Thank G3blues
Reviewed 26 August 2018

This jazz tour was awesome! A little pricey considering dinner was extra, but it was something I proberly would never do on my own, and the music was phenomenal, I especially loved the Paris blues club,and have the shirt to prove it!!

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2  Thank b0giewan
Reviewed 21 August 2018

We had a few days in New York City as a family. I hoped to suggest to my kids that music goes wider than rap and booked Big Apple Jazz and Amanda Humes for a private tour. I did my homework and I am sure...More

1  Thank StanWeise
Reviewed 19 August 2018

Even if you don't like jazz, booking this tour is a no-brainer. Personal, thoughtful, and exciting, Big Apple Jazz knows the ropes when it comes to showing you the music, the history, the iconic legend of Harlem Jazz.

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the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal
and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is
a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of
store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the
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13 May 2018|
Response from Gordon P | Property representative |
Sorry we missed this one. Generally speaking, with enough notice, we can do a tour any night for as many people as necessary. This is a tour company that thrives on flexibility and keeps our creative juices flowing... More
David G
9 February 2018|
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Response from Amanda H | Property representative |
We do offer family friendly tours. Give Gordon a call and email and he will be happy to guide you. Thank you for your inquiry. Amanda! Harlem Jazz Tour Diva! Big Apple Jazz
15 August 2017|
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Response from Gordon P | Property representative |
Yes, to clarify, our tours run every night, and in NYC great jazz is being played all over town every night in scores of little, out-of-the-way clubs. If you are looking for something specific regarding jazz styles or club... More