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New Amsterdam Musical Association 

Musician

ABOUT NAMA

107 W 130th St, New York, NY 10027

Founded in 1904, NAMA (New Amsterdam Musical Association), is the oldest African-American musical organization in the United States. It was founded at the time that the American Federation of Musicians Local 310 did not admit minority musicians. Taking matters in their own hands, NAMA became the first black music union thus allowing black musicians to perform in and around New York City!

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ABOUT US
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Milestone Celebration!

The NAMA Brownstone Celebrates a Milestone Centennial in Harlem!

NAMA has been headquartered in Harlem in the same location for 100 Years, 

an amazing accomplishment and show of dedication by the organization to 

support black musicians. A historic landmark, the NAMA brownstone has

been the cornerstone of black culture in Harlem, New York City. 

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After 100 Years serving the community from its Historical Landmark  location,

Upgrades the NAMA Brownstone Building has begun!

Please help us do necessary repairs and renovations.

Join us for a recap of Centennial Fundraiser Gala highlights, evening of appreciation music

and more as the celebration of a Century of service here in the Harlem Community continues,

or click below to make a donation to help ensure NAMA's community-nurturing work can continue into the next century for generations of Artists to come! 

Please CHOOSE to DONATE and /or SUPPORT NAMA Today!

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UPCOMING NAMA EVENTS

  • Every 4th MONDAY JAZZ  & BLUES NITE  at NAMA-MONTHLY!
    Every 4th MONDAY JAZZ  & BLUES NITE  at NAMA-MONTHLY!
    Mon, Aug 22
    New Amsterdam Musical Association (NAMA)
    Aug 22, 2022, 11:00 PM – Dec 24, 2024, 1:00 PM
    New Amsterdam Musical Association (NAMA), 107 West 130th St , NYC 10027
    Aug 22, 2022, 11:00 PM – Dec 24, 2024, 1:00 PM
    New Amsterdam Musical Association (NAMA), 107 West 130th St , NYC 10027
    NAMA's Legendary Jazz & Blues Jam Nite
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  •  WINTER WONDER  WEDNESDAYS JAZZ series at NAMA 2024!
     WINTER WONDER  WEDNESDAYS JAZZ series at NAMA 2024!
    Multiple Dates
    Wed, Feb 21
    NEW AMSTERDAM MUSICAL ASSOCIATION (NAMA)
    Feb 21, 2024, 8:00 PM – Feb 22, 2024, 12:00 AM
    NEW AMSTERDAM MUSICAL ASSOCIATION (NAMA), 107 W 130th St, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Feb 21, 2024, 8:00 PM – Feb 22, 2024, 12:00 AM
    NEW AMSTERDAM MUSICAL ASSOCIATION (NAMA), 107 W 130th St, New York, NY 10027, USA
    NAMA's NEW WINTER SERIES of JAZZ JAM on WEDNESDAYS in HARLEM continues!. Featuring the fabulous TYLER MITCHELL & FRIENDS .. Musicians & Vocalists are invited to join in!
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  • MONDAY NITE JAMS- MUSIC of the DIASPORA 2024!
    MONDAY NITE JAMS- MUSIC of the DIASPORA 2024!
    Multiple Dates
    Thu, Feb 22
    NEW AMSTERDAM MUSICAL ASSOC. (NAMA)
    Feb 22, 2024, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM
    NEW AMSTERDAM MUSICAL ASSOC. (NAMA), 107 W 130th St, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Feb 22, 2024, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM
    NEW AMSTERDAM MUSICAL ASSOC. (NAMA), 107 W 130th St, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Come join us for one of the longest running JAMS in HARLEM!!!
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  • CELEBRATE AFRICAN AMERICAN HERITAGE & EXCELLENCE 2024!
    CELEBRATE AFRICAN AMERICAN HERITAGE & EXCELLENCE 2024!
    Sat, Feb 24
    NEW AMSTERDAM MUSICAL ASSOC. (NAMA)
    Feb 24, 2024, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
    NEW AMSTERDAM MUSICAL ASSOC. (NAMA), 107 W 130th St, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Feb 24, 2024, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
    NEW AMSTERDAM MUSICAL ASSOC. (NAMA), 107 W 130th St, New York, NY 10027, USA
    NAMA's Annual Black History Month Event! Celebrates AFRICAN AMERICAN HERITAGE & EXCELLENCE
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  • MUSIC for a SUNDAY AFTERNOON at NAMA!
    MUSIC for a SUNDAY AFTERNOON at NAMA!
    Multiple Dates
    Sun, Feb 25
    NEW AMSTERDAM MUSICAL ASSOC.
    Feb 25, 2024, 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM
    NEW AMSTERDAM MUSICAL ASSOC., 107 W 130th St, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Feb 25, 2024, 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM
    NEW AMSTERDAM MUSICAL ASSOC., 107 W 130th St, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Sun 2/25/24: Come Enjoy this Senior Event hosted by NAMA in collaboration with George "BODACIOUS" Bowman & KALLARJE BAND! TICKET Link for this NAMA Senior 12/17/23 Concert event... BUY NOW at https://www.zeffy.com/en-US/ticketing/f6b396ca-b483-41f2-ab11-768aed680c7c Your Support is Appreciated!
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PAST EVENTS & SOME HIGHLIGHTS!

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EVENTS
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