Temps are rising outside. That’s why it’s a good idea to head inside and enjoy some cool jazz!
Brooklyn’s stellar reputation as a place for some of the finest music venues on the planet extends beyond rock, indie, hip hop and pop! Our neighborhood is also known as a premier destination for folks who love jazz. From bebop and swing to modern and fusion to Latin and free, jazz has many different forms and categories. And Brooklyn’s full of clubs that accomodate all of these styles!
Take a look below to learn more about three of the best jazz clubs in Brooklyn!
Best Brooklyn Jazz Club #1 – Ibeam Brooklyn
Far from your average venue, Ibeam Brooklyn pulls double duty as a rehearsal space and teaching center for both professional jazz musicians and music students. Located in the Gowanus neighborhood (the home of 363 Bond Street apartments) Ibeam Brooklyn is an intimate spot that lets veteran jazz musicians and combos try out new material and gives students a chance to hone their craft.
This is a very intimate room that offers patrons a chance to hear everything from free-form and experimental jazz to more traditional and contemporary stylings that run the gamut from smooth, fast, romantic and energetic. Check their upcoming schedule to see if something strikes or fancy. Or, just drop in sometime to experience something bold and new!
Best Brooklyn Jazz Club #2 – St. Mazie Jazz Bar and Restaurant
If your idea for a perfect night on the town includes drinks, fine food and great music, then St. Mazie is the place to go!
Open every day, St. Mazie’s menu offers small sensations featuring everything from fresh oysters to gourmet burgers. While the food and drinks are fantastic, the real reason to reserve a table is the live music.
Each night, different jazz performers grace the stage to take you on a trip through time. Some nights, you’ll feel like you’re a part of the roaring 20s. On other nights, you’ll enjoy the swinging sounds of the 1940s. And sometimes, you’ll get to hear some of the best contemporary jazz combos on the current scene.
Best Brooklyn Jazz Club #3 – Barbès
When you like your jazz with a world music twist, Barbès can’t be missed!
Currently celebrating their 20th anniversary, this South Slope venue was founded by two French expatriates who wanted to bring an eclectic mix of jazz to Brooklyn. The result was a venue that was not only voted one of the ten best jazz clubs in the country by Playboy, it was also declared the second best world music venue in the country by About.com.
In addition to earning these prestigious titles, Barbès also has the distinction of owning and operating its own record label. So if you like a band you see on the stage, there’s a good chance you can take home their latest album.
After you’ve spent a night on the town enjoying the finest jazz music that Brooklyn has to offer, head back home to relax at 363 Bond Street. Our luxury apartments offer a great combination of comfort, beauty and first-class amenities. Plus, they’re conveniently located near these and other popular jazz clubs in Brooklyn.
If you would like to schedule a tour of our currently available apartments, please contact us at your convenience!