Enjoy a jazz concert and fish fry in a 19th-century, Brooklyn brownstone house. 'Remembering When' is a celebration of music in the heart of Brooklyn's historic Bedford'Stuyvesant neighborhood, where jazz reigned in the 1930s. Enjoy live music performed in an intimate setting with Southern-style fried fish, plus an open-mic session.
This jazz concert series is hosted in a salon-style, acoustic sound room ' located inside a restored Victorian brownstone building in Brooklyn's historic Bedford Stuyvesant neighborhood.
Imagine retreating back to the 1930s, when jazz music reigned supreme in this burgeoning area. Spend the evening in an intimate setting, enjoying a live jazz concert, a Southern fish fry buffet, and an open-mic opportunity to sing or play an instrument.
During the 1930s, music fans didn't have to go to Manhattan to experience the jazz scene. Brooklyn had one of it's own. Bedford Stuyvesant had the largest jazz neighborhood in Brooklyn, with venues that housed jazz greats like Thelonius Monk, Randy Weston, Miles Davis, Max Roach, Hank Mobley, and others.
All that eventually changed as jazz clubs began to wane in favor of a different generation of music. This concert series revives the local jazz scene of the past, with no bells, whistles, or amps. This is salon jazz ' intimate, classic, acoustic concerts ' every Friday and Saturday night.
Arrive early to meet the performers, then enjoy an evening of great music, with a behind-the-scenes look at this unique jazz venue.