Reserve Online

  • Follow Us
  • Share


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

September Jazz Schedule

Wed. September 2 Dee Cassella Quartet (Dee Cassella - Vocals, Scott Robinson - Sax, John diMartino - Piano, Ed Howard - Bass, Shinnosuke Takahashi - Drums)

Thurs. September 3  Carl Bartlett, Jr. Quartet (Carl Bartlett, Jr. - Sax, Yoichi Uzeki -  Piano, Marcus McLaurine - Bass, Sylvia Cuenca - Drums)

Fri. September 4 Russ Nolan Quartet (Russ Nolan - Sax, Mike Eckroth - Piano, Daniel Foose - Bass, Ronen Itzik - Drums)

Sat. September 5 Teri Roiger Quartet  “Tribute to Billie Holiday” (Teri Roiger - Vocals, Wayne Hawkins - Piano, John Menegon - Bass, Steve Williams - Drums)

Wed. September 9  Mari Koga Quartet (Mari Koga - Vocals, Chiemi Nakai - Piano, Pedro Giraudo - Bass, Vince Cherico  -Drums)

Thurs. September 10  Kelley Suttenfield Quintet (Kelley Suttenfield - Vocals, Michael Cabe - Piano, Tosh Sheridan - Guitar, Matt Aronoff - Bass,Brian Adler - Drums)

Fri.  September 11 Sarah Hayes Band  “Tribute to Artie Shaw” (Sarah Hayes - Vocals, Felix Peikli - Clt., Roy Dunlap - Piano, Neal Caine - Bass, Steve Williams - Drums)

Sat. September 12  George Mraz Trio  “Birthday Celebration” (George Mraz - Bass, Camilla Mraz - Piano, Anthony Pinciotti - Drums)

Wed. September 16 Yuka Mito Quintet  Yuka Mito Sings the Great American Song Book (Yuka Mito - Vocals, Jacob Varmus - Trumpet, Allen Farnham - Piano, Dean Johnson - Bass, Tim Horner - Drums)

Thurs. September 17  Noah Haidu Quartet (Noah Haidu - Piano, Sharel Cassity - Sax, Ariel Alejandro de la Portilla - Bass, John Davis - Drums)

Fri.  September 18  Judy Niemack (Judy Niemack - Vocals, Kenny Werner - Piano, Jay Anderson - Bass, John Riley - Drums, Plus Special Surprise Guest)

Sat. September 19  Chuck Redd Quartet  “Tribute to Barney Kessel” (Chuck Redd - Vibes, Peter Bernstein - Guitar, David Wong - Bass, Lewis Nash - Drums)

Wed. September 23 Lauren Kinhan Quartet (Lauren Kinhan - Vocals, Mark Soskin - Piano, Dean Johnson - Bass, Kenny Hassler - Drums)

Thurs. September 24  David Berkman Trio (David Berkman - Piano, Ed Howard - Bass, Victor Lewis - Drums)

Fri. September 25  George Cables Trio (George Cables - Piano, Essiet Essiet - Bass, Victor Lewis - Drums)

Sat. September 26 Bucky Pizzarelli/Ed Laub Duo (Bucky Pizzarelli - Guitar, Ed Laub - Guitar/Vocals)

Wed. September 30 Libby York Quartet (Libby York - Vocals, John diMartino - Piano, Martin Wind - Bass, Shinnosuke Takahashi - Drums)

October Jazz Schedule

Thurs. October 1  Giacomo Gates Trio CD Event “Everything is Cool” (Giacomo Gates - Vocalese, John diMartino - Piano, Ed Howard - Bass)

Fri. & Sat October 2 & 3  Mike DiRubbo Quintet (Mike DiRubbo - Sax, Josh Evans - Tpt., Brian Charette - Piano, Ugonna Okegwo -Bass, Rudy Royston - Drums)

Tues. October 6  Romero Lubambo/Chico Pinheiro Duo Special Show- “Rehearsal of the Souls” (Romero Lubambo - Guitar, Chico Pinheiro - Guitar,

Wed. October 7  Linda Presgrave Quartet “Birthday Bash” (Linda Presgrave  - Piano, Stan Chovnick - Soprano Sax, Mary Ann McSweeney - Bass, Allison Miller - Drums)

Thurs. October 8  Michi Fufi Quartet CD Release Event “Warmth & Innocence” (Michi Fuji - Violin, Ray Gallon - Piano, Hide Tanaka - Bass, Dwayne Cook Broadnax - Drums)

Fri. & Sat. October 9 & 10  Steve Wilson/Lewis Nash Duo (Steve Wilson - Sax/Flt, Lewis Nash - Drums)

Wed. October 14  Ben Cassara Quartet (Ben Cassara - Vocals, Scott Robinson - Sax, Addison Frei - Piano, Iris Ornig - Bass, Mark McLean - Drums)

Thurs. October 15  Kendra Shank Quartet (Kendra Shank - Vocals, Frank Kimbrough - Piano, Dean Johnson - Bass, Tony Moreno - Drums)

Fri. October 16  Marianne Solivan Quartet (Marianne Solivan - Vocals, Sharp Radway - Piano, Matthew Parrish - Bass, McClenty Hunter - Drums)

Sat. October 17  Joyce Breach Trio (Joyce Breach - Vocals, Frank Kimbrough - Piano, Jay Leonhart - Bass

Wed. October 21  Polly Gibbons Quintet W/Special Guests (Sherly Bailey - Guitar & James Pearson - Piano, Marco Panascia - Bass, Tim Horner - Drums)

Thurs. October 22  Pucci Amanda Jhones Band (Pucci Amanda Jhones - Vocals, Joseph Tranchina - Piano

Ralph Williams - Sax, Eric Lemon Bass - Bass, Bobby Sanabria - Drums)

Fri.  & Sat. October 23 & 24  Don Friedman/Ken Peplowski Trio “Remembering Jimmy Giuffre” (Don Friedman - Piano, Ken Peplowski - Clt., Phil Palombi - Bass)

Wed. October 28  Jay Clayton Quartet “Birthday Bash” (Jay Clayton - Vocals, Frank Kimbrough - Piano, Jay Anderson - Bass, Matt Wilson - Drums)

Thurs. October 29  Chiemi Nakai Quartet (Chiemi Nakai - Piano, Justin Flynn - Sax/Flt., Carlo De Rosa - Bass, Vince Cherico - Drums)

Fri.  October 30  Ray Mantilla Quartet “Tribute to Cedar Walton” (Ray Mantilla - Percussions/Timbele’s, etc. Rick Germanson - Piano, Cucho Martinez - Bass, Victor Lewis - Drums)

Sat. October 31  Ronny Whyte Trio (Ronny Whyte - Piano, Martin Wind - Bass, David Silliman - Drums)