JAZZ+BLUES CLUBS

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CLEOPA­TRA’S NEE­DLE

Nightly live jazz and jam ses­sions make this Up­town

venue swing. 2485 Broad­way, at W. 92nd St., 212.769.6969.

DIZZY’S CLUB COCA- COLA

Sleek fur­nish­ings, low light­ing and tal­ented per­form­ers de­fine this in­ti­mate club that also boasts a stun­ning stage back­drop: the glit­ter­ing Man­hat­tan sky­line. Jazz at Lin­coln Cen­ter, 10 Colum­bus Cir., Broad­way & W. 60th St., 212.258.9595.

55 BAR

Fast ap­proach­ing its 100th birth­day (it was es­tab­lished in 1919), this dive bar by day and club by night swings to live jazz and blues. 55 Christo­pher St., btw Sixth Ave. & Sev­enth Ave. So., 212.929.9883.

MEZZROW

Named for Mil­ton “Mezz” Mezzrow (1899-1972), the Amer­i­can jazz clar­inetist and pro­po­nent of New Or­leans jazz, the in­ti­mate club is a jazz pi­ano room and lounge with live sets nightly. 163 W. 10th St., base­ment, btw Waverly Pl. & Sev­enth Ave. So., 646.476.4346.

SHOWMANS

Jiv­ing since 1942, ev­ery­one from Lionel Hamp­ton to Grady Tate has per­formed at this old-school Har­lem jazz em­po­rium. 375 W. 125th St., btw St. Ni­cholas & Morn­ing­side aves., 212.864.8941.

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