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Courtesy of Photographer Eilon Paz

Photo: Seleno Clark
Courtesy of Photographer Eilon Paz

Updates in progress, show dates
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Showman's Jazz Club
375 W 125th Street New York, NY
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The American Legion Post 398
248 W 132nd St. NY, NY 10027

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Every Sunday for 13 years Seleno Clarke and his Harlem Groove Band have been joined by great local and internationally known musicians at the American Legion Post 398, in Harlem, NY. These jazz sessions, featuring the legendary sound of Seleno's Hammond B3 organ, have included George Benson, Dr. Lonnie Smith, the late Jimmy Mcgriff, Joey DeFrancesco and many more. Seleno Clarke, the "Jazz Ambassador of Harlem", inspires musicians and audience members from around the world to share in the universal language of jazz.

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the American Legion Post 398 Harlem, NY  

Sundays 7pm to midnight. Free!
Jam Session in Harlem
The American Legion Post 398
248 W 132nd St.

"My dream was ultimately to bring the musicians back to Harlem and give back to the community. I have people here from all over the world and there's a tremendous amount of diversity. People from Europe, Japan, South America, everybody. So that's what my dream has been about." Seleno Clarke  

Source:  "Bringing The Music Back To Harlem"
By Simon Jay Harper Published: December 22, 2009


"The great organ player Seleno Clarke assembles the finest musicians every Sunday in this place in the basement of browstone in a typical Harlem neighbourhood. The "American Legion" is a Veteran's club and the nicest assembly of people you may find on this planet. Join Seleno Clarke and his Harlem Groove Band Sunday's at 7pm "Get your Groove on, and leave your attitude at the door!" Soulful food and soulful jazz jams. Jazz Forum @ Xing Forums


cover of Time out NY magazine 2003  

Time Out NY even featured this super hip party in a cover story:

"Hey, guys. Let's keep the solos shorter, or else we'll be here all night!" Seleno Clarke says with a smile from his perch behind a Hammond B3 organ."

"In recent years, the jazz organ has been making resurgence, and every Sunday night in Harlem, you can hear its sweet swelling sounds in the small brick -walled basement of American Legion Post 398. Here, veteran organist Seleno Clarke hammers his Hammond , leading a free-for-all jam session that draws a diverse mix of musicians and fans from all over the city. Read the full story here:  Link



Seleno on CD!
"All in One Diversity #1"
Smoking hot grooves!
Recorded in 1999.
Listen to mp3 clips:  Link


Seleno on CD!
"All in One Diversity #2"
Just check out the array of cats on this one!
Listen to mp3 clips:  Link