Harlem Black And Jewish Music History Walking Tour - New York City

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Tour Information

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  • Duration: 2 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    11:00am
  • Departure Details :
    Harlem, NY, (meeting location provided on voucher)
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

The early 20th century popular musicinHarlem was Ragtime, the virtual Hip Hop music of it's day! Many of the neighborhood's young Black and Jewish musical talents,which included DukeEllington, George Gershwin and Richard Rodgers where influenced by those evolving rhythms!By 1914, Harlemwas the second largest Jewish community in America, with composers like Gershwin, Hammerstein, and Rodgers working in collaboration with their rising African-American neighbors and counterparts W.C. Handy, James Reese Europe andEllington to craft what would become America's songbook.

Highlights

  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Family friendly

Know More about this tour

This tour explores their old neighborhood, Harlem's historic Mt. Morris Park which include their homes and the era's theaters, synagogues and more! Visit nearby 125th Street, stopping at the Apollo Theater andits walk of famewhich commemorates James Brown, Michael Jackson, Aretha Franklin and others.

Stroll the historicneighborhood of M.t Morris Park and see the former Mt ZionTemple, where as young menthe composer Lorenz Hart and the comedian Milton Berle were bar mitzvahed. See the home ofCantor Yoslle Rosenblatt, the"Jewish Caruso." Visit Marcus Garvey Park where composer Richard Rodgers played as a child and today hosts the Charlie Parker Jazz Festival! See the venue the singer Sophie Tucker, the "Last of Red Hot Mamas," shares with Malcolm X!

Inclusions

  • Guided tour by licensed tour guide and Harlem resident

Exclusions

  • Gratuities (optional)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

This is a walking tour. Wear appropriate clothing and footwear.

This tour focuses on neighborhood history. It does not include visit to church or music.

Tour may be moderately difficult for the physically challenged.

Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund