Jazz Forum Arts is a 501 (c) 3 not-for-profit arts presenting organization, whose mission is to present top-quality arts events to the public, at little or no cost, while enhancing the appreciation of Jazz, America's pre-eminent indigenous musical artform.

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We will be announcing the grand opening of the Jazz Forum club in the next few weeks!! The club will feature the highest quality jazz on Friday and Saturday nights and Brazilian music on Sunday afternoons. We will feature Italian wines, local beers, and a full bar, along with a light menu of Italian specialities. We are thrilled that Montefiore Health System will be our presenting sponsor for the club and are grateful to all our Charter Donors for their contributions! Please scroll down the page to join our mailing list.

The Jazz Forum joins the 24th Annual RiverArts Studio Tour!

Come meet Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow artists and see their marvelous work. As you view the art, take a peek at the jazz club as we get very close to our grand opening!  

Saturday and Sunday, April 22nd and 23rd
1 Dixon Lane, Tarrytown
11 am to 5 pm
Refreshments and a taste of our forthcoming club menu will be served!

Brieff Studios will also be exhibiting at the Tarrytown Music Hall as part of the Studio Tour. Go to RiverArts for details. 

Jazz Forum Club, 1 Dixon Lane, Tarrytown, NY

As a program of Jazz Forum Arts, the Jazz Forum will operate as a jazz club for weekend programming from March through our New Year’s Eve celebration each year. During the summer months of June through August, the Jazz Forum will operate concurrently with the Jazz Forum Arts free outdoor Summer Concert Series.


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Jazz Forum Arts Free Summer Concert Series

We’re excited to announce that we are busy planning the 2017 Summer Concert Series, presented by
New York-Presbyterian, and supported by our many sponsors. We will continue with our 18th year of the Dobbs Ferry Summer Music Series, the 8th Sunset Jazz at Lyndhurst, Jazz at Pierson Park in Tarrytown, celebrating our 20th year in this beautiful venue, Jazz at Horan’s Landing Park in Sleepy Hollow, Jazz at Henry Gourdine Park, Ossining and events in other communities all over Westchester County, NY. Check back, summer schedule coming soon...

Learn more about Mark Morganelli and The Jazz Forum in this video by Ben Ginsburg

Become a Jazz Forum Charter Donor

As a Jazz Forum Charter Donor, you will have the opportunity to be celebrated for the life of the jazz club as a member of the core group, instrumental in making this unique non-profit venture possible. Your sponsorship will give Westchester residents and visitors fine music, great food and drink, and a warm and welcoming “place to be”. You will be investing in something you care deeply about and be able to call the Jazz Forum your home for music, art and community.

The Charter Donor Campaign includes opportunities for performance sponsorship and waived music charges at $2,500, $5,000 and $10,000, and a level at $1,000 for more limited benefits. At all levels, Charter Donors will be recognized on a hand-carved wooden plaque in the front entrance of the club and in all social media, on our website and on print materials.

We also welcome individual contributions of every amount to support Jazz Forum Arts and all its programs and performances! Please help preserve and promote America’s original music while enjoying memorable experiences of music and community.

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For potential business sponsors, please contact Mark Morganelli, Executive Director, and Ellen Prior, Associate Director, about the Charter Donor Campaign.

Mission and Profile

Founded in 1985, Jazz Forum Arts is one of the country’s premier not-for-profit jazz presenters. Jazz Forum Arts brings top quality, live jazz music to audiences throughout the New York metropolitan area and is committed to the appreciation and understanding of this distinctly American art form. Jazz Forum Arts features established, emerging, and under-recognized artists as well as regional, national, and international musicians. Presenting jazz in its multifaceted styles, Jazz Forum Arts offers audiences Progressive and Bebop, Latin & Brazilian, World Music, Rhythm and Blues, New Orleans, Traditional, Swing and Contemporary Jazz.

Jazz Forum Arts is proud to contribute to the cultural landscape in the New York metro area, and of the audiences we have cultivated and brought to the music, focusing on underserved communities. To Support Jazz Forum Arts Free Summer Concerts & new Jazz Forum club venue, please consider making a tax-deductible contribution here:

Thank you for supporting us!

Here are some of the wonderful organizations that support Jazz Forum Arts. Would you like to be a part of our team as a corporate donor? Send an email to Executive Director Mark Morganelli.


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1 Dixon Lane
Tarrytown, NY 10591