For jazz lovers and Himalayan art aficionados, CitySaheli has found the perfect spot! This winter, Chelsea’s Rubin Museum of Art, which specializes in paintings, sculptures and textiles from the Himalayan region, brings you monthly jazz-themed nights! Fridays at 7pm the gallery hosts acoustic jazz concerts in collaboration with Harlem’s National Jazz Museum, giving you the chance to hear some of the city’s finest jazz musicians reinterpret Himalayan-themed pieces.
On December 18, the National Jazz Museum in Harlem All Star Big Band will put on a concert led by swing master and tenor saxophonist Loren Schoenberg. New York-based salsa drummer Bobby Sanabria & Quarteto Ache perform on January 22, and the Sunny Jain Quartet, which played at the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize Concert in Norway, star on February 12.
Tickets cost $18 dollars in advance and $20 at the door, and if you become a museum member you can get up to 25% off. For more information and a complete concert schedule, call the Rubin Museum of Art.
Rubin Museum of Art
150W 17th Street
New York, NY
(212) 620 50344