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New Book Schools on NYC Jazz Scene

Let’s face it: It’s not 1946 and 52nd Street ain’t exactly what it used to be. Nowadays, if you’re in New York City and you want to find good live jazz on a whim, it’s going to take a little work.

Sure, there’s the Blue Note, the Vanguard and Birdland, but this is New York City we’re talking about. Where are the hot spots? Where do the best jazz musicians in the world show up unexpectedly to rip through an after-hours set? Who has the best sound? Who has got the best liquor?

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