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The music and accomplishments of over 170 native Alabaman jazz musicians, including Nat King Cole, Duke Ellington and Lionel Hampton, are highlighted in this museum devoted to fostering an appreciation of jazz.
The place is decorated beautifully and it's very homely and welcoming. It's a great look at the origins of Jazz and how there influences have changed the way we listen to music we hear on the radio today. It's only 5 dollars which is a...More
Near the Jazz Hall of Fame is Eddie Kendrick's Memorial Park, BEAUTIFUL tribute to the Temptations!! Love it!! The statutes are very well done. Definitely captured the essence of the Temptations performing "My Girl" while doing the Temptation Walk. A wonderful tribute to Eddie Kendricks(his...More
We hadn't realised the museum was closed on Sundays but a member off staff was present and kindly opened up just for us - thank you. We are not very knowledgeable of jazz music but still found the whole experience v interesting.
I lived in Birmingham for about 25 years before I even knew this place existed, just stumbled on it and had a lovely time. It's not huge and you can see everything pretty quickly. But you learn a lot about Jazz and Birmingham.
It is small, but the entrance fee was only $2 so we were okay with that. Some interesting exhibits from which we learnt some of the history of jazz which was good. A small display for Ella Fitzgerald that contains her key to the City...More
On this, the twelfth day of our annual Fall Color Trip we ate the hotel breakfast. We didn’t actually leave the hotel until nearly 10:30. We had decided to see some of the local attractions this day. Yesterday we got a look at the Statue...More
Honestly, I wouldn't ever reccommend it to anyone. I am from New Orleans, so I was excited for the museum; but I was disappointed. The venue is extremely small... pretty much just two rooms. The exhibits, while well-done, were actually quite boring. Maybe if you...More