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Indulge in Jazz  


New York City’s most intimate Jazz Lounge offers the best in world class Jazz entertainment. Our ever-changing schedule of acts include the legends of the genre and the next generations stars. Located on the lobby level, The Kitano New York Hotel’s JAZZ at KITANO , features Contemporary American cuisine with Pan Asian influences and a full bar, including rare malt Whiskeys, Classic Cocktails , Fine Wines , Champagne and Sake.

Enjoy a small plate or a full dinner while you enjoy world class jazz performances every Monday through Saturday evening in one of the city’s most intimate venues.

Each Sunday, Jazz comes to the JAZZ at KITANO during brunch. Dine on a sumptuous buffet of both breakfast and supper items, while enjoying the jazz stylizations of Tony Middleton and his band. Tony Middleton………One of the most versatile performers in entertainment today, has been described as having “a rare ability” and a “vocal talent unsurpassed”.

Monday:  Open Jam Session from 8:00p.m. to 11:30p.m. ($15 minimum drink and food per person)
Tuesday:  Piano Solo Series from 8:00p.m. to 11:00p.m. ($15 minimum drink and food per person)
Wednesday to Saturday:  Live Jazz, two shows nightly. 8:00p.m. and 10:00p.m.

Sunday: Tony Middleton Trio Jazz Brunch, two seatings at 11:00a.m. and 1:00p.m.

$15 cover, $20 minimum drink and food per person, per set on Wednesday and Thursday.
$30 cover, $20 minimum drink and food per person, per set on Friday and Saturday.

Menu:  Sunday Jazz Brunch menu    Lunch menu    Dinner menu
Jazz Reservations:  212-885-7119  Restaurant and Sunday Jazz Brunch Reservations : 212-885-7123
Dress:  Casual

May Jazz Schedule

June Jazz Schedule

Wed. May 13 - George Stella Quartet (George Stella - Vocals/Tpt., Barry Levitt - Piano, Boots Maleson - Bass, Vito Lesczak - Drums)

Thurs. May 14 - Judi Marie Canterino “Remembering the Half Note” (Judi Marie Canterino - Vocals, Mark Shane - Piano, Steve Lamatina - Guitar, Jerry Bruno - Bass)

Fri. May 15 - Tim Hagans Quartet (Tim Hagans - Tpt./Fluegelhorn, Luis Perdomo - Piano, Rufus Reid - Bass, Joe Hertenstein - Drums)

Sat. 16 - Don Friedman “80th  Birthday Celebration” (Don Friedman - Piano, Martin Wind - Bass, Matt Wilson - Drums)

Wed. May 20 - Taeko Quartet (Taeko Fukao - Vocals, Noah Haidu - Piano, Marcus McLaurine - Bass, Tommy Campbell - Drums)

Thurs. May 21 - Iris Ornig Reimagines Michael Jackson (Iris Ornig - Bass/Arrangements, Jonathan Powell - Tpt., Jeremy Powell - Sax, Billy Test - Piano, Ronen Itzik - Drums)

Fri. May 22 - Kyoko Oyobe Quartet  CD Release Event for “Happy Silence” (Kyoko Oyobe - Piano, Steve Wilson - Sax, Michael O’Brien - Bass, Matt Wilson - Drums)

Sat. May 23 - Harry Allen Quartet (Harry Allen - Sax, Rossano Sportiello - Piano, Joel Forbes - Bass, Kevin Kanner - Drums)

Wed. May 27 - Cathy Rocco Quartet (Cathy Rocco - Vocals, John di Martino - Piano, Andy Lalasis - Bass, Vic Stevens - Drums)

Thurs. May 28 - Steve Johns “Family” CD Release Event (Steve Johns - Drums, Debbie Keefe Johns - Sax, Daryl Johns - Bass, Special Guest Dave Stryker - Guitar, Special Guest Bob DeVos - Guitar)

Fri.. May 29 - Jane Ira Bloom Quartet (Jane Ira Bloom - Soprano Sax, Dominic Fallacaro - Piano, Cameron Brown - Bass, Bobby Previte - Drums)

Sat. May 30 - Scott Robinson Quartet (Scott Robinson - Sax, Jim Ridl - Piano, Martin Wind - Bass,  Dennis Mackrel - Drums)

Wed. June 3 - Lainie Cooke Quintet  (Lainie Cooke -Vocals, Myron Walden- Sax, Tedd Firth - Piano, Ugonna Okegwo - Bass, Ralph Peterson - Drums)

Wed. June 3 - Lainie Cooke Quintet (Lainie Cooke -Vocals, Myron Walden- Sax, Tedd Firth - Piano, Ugonna Okegwo - Bass, Ralph Peterson - Drums)

Thurs. June 4 - The Chip White Dedications Sextet (Patience Higgins - Sax, Dave Smith - Tpt., Nick Grinder - Trombone, Michael Cochrane - Piano, Matthew Parrish - Bass, Chip White - Drums/Composer)

Fri. & Sat. June 5 & 6-Dick Hyman/KenPeplowski Duo (Dick Hyman - Piano, Ken Peplowski - Sax/Clt.)

Wed. June 10 - Tim Armacost/Yutaka Shiina Quintet (Tim Armacost - Sax, Yutaka Shiina  - Piano, Mike Rodriguez - Tpt., Yasushi Nakamura - Bass, Rudy Royston - Drums)

Thurs. June 11- David Gibson Quartet (David Gibson - Trombone, Josh Evans - Tpt., Jared Gold - Organ, Kush Abadey - Drums)

Fri. June 12- Assaf Kehati Quartet Featuring Donny McCaslin (Assaf Kehati - Guitar, Donny McCaslin - Sax, Yoni Marianer - Bass, Peter Traunmueller - Drums)

Sat. June 13 - Gene Bertoncini/Clay Jenkins Trio (Gene Bertoncini - Guitar, Clay Jenkins - Tpt., Ike Sturm - Bass)

Wed. June 17 - “Joshua Breakstone: The Cello-Quartet” CD Release Event for “2nd  Avenue” (Joshua Breakstone - Guitar, Lisle Atkinson - Bass, Mike Richmond - Cello, Andy Watson - Drums)

Thurs. June 18- Daryl Sherman Trio (Daryl Sherman - Vocals/Piano, James Chirillo - Guitar, Harvie S - Bass)

Fri. June 19 - Lynette Washington & Dennis Bell Jazz New York (Lynette Washington - Vocals, Dennis Bell - Piano, Alex Blake - Bass, Victor Jones  - Drums, Jacques Schwarz-Bart - Sax)

Sat. June 20 - Ran Blake/Sara Serpa Duo CD Release Event for “Kitano Noir ” (Ran  Blake - Piano, Sara Serpa - Vocals)

Wed. June 24  - “Plucky Strum” Harvie S/Sheryl Bailey  CD Release Event for “Plucky Strum” (Harvie S - Bass, Sheryl Bailey - Guitar)

Thurs. June 25 - Tony Middleton  Group With Special Guest Craig Handy  Tony Middleton Celebrating his 80 + 1 BIRTHDAY BASH ! (Tony Middleton - Vocals, Craig Handy - Sax, Jesse Elder - Piano, Ron Jackson - Guitar, Steve Whipple - Bass, Shirazette Tinnin - Drums)

Fri.  & Sat. June 26 & 27- Duduka Da Fonseca Trio  With Special Guest Maucha Adnet (Romero Lubambo - Guitar, Maucha Adnet - Vocals, Martin Wind - Bass, Duduka Da Fonseca - Drums)