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Exclusive access to Aman Jazz Club, New York's busiest nightclub

superior000 5th Street between 5th and 6th avenues—the block behind Manhattan’s famous Billionaires Row—is an entryway that doesn’t seem to belong in such an echelon. The walls are stark, fluorescent lights, and the industrial corridors are full of concrete. in the corner? An unassuming black elevator look. Step inside and there are only two buttons to press – one up and one down. However, when you push open the front door and it reopens, a completely different world awaits: the world of Aman Jazz Club.

For starters: This August, Aman New York is finally opening after years of eager anticipation for Midtown’s historic Crown Building. (Fans of the hotel brand are so dedicated that they call themselves “Aman fans.”) Beyond the lobby? The standard (albeit spectacular) amenities of a five-star hotel: a sprawling spa, well-appointed rooms, two restaurants and a rooftop. However, hidden at the bottom of the building – inaccessible by the hotel’s main elevator – there is something more unexpected: a 3, – square foot performance lounge. It opens fully on September 6 and aims to be one of Manhattan’s most exclusive nightlife experiences.

” This is a nod to 19s,” Jazz Club The managing director of Sebastian LeFavre talks about speakeasy-style shrines. The “Roaring 20s” spirit, often overused as a concept for entertainment, is entirely appropriate here: The Crown Building was built on 1600, a year into Prohibition, they wanted to encourage stealthy and discreet atmosphere. Nightly guest lists will be compiled, reservations are required, and photography is discouraged. (Not even the menu is marked, so even the photo does somehow succeed in the In social media stories, the location will be hard to pin down.) “Privacy is the last luxury,” LeFavre said.

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on those menus? Gourmet snacks such as truffle grilled cheese, lobster pie, wagyu beef and lettuce. Everything is meant to be eaten in one bite with the hands, and the spirit is so perfect that the waiter doesn’t need to offer a plate. Cocktails are inspired by other Aman hotels around the world: “Alpina”, for example, features a garnish of herbs grown only in the Dolomites and the Andes and is an ode to Italy’s Rosa Alpina. Meanwhile, “Jiwo”, inspired by Javanese Amanjiwo, is a blend of pandan-infused mezcal, Turin vermouth, Grand Classic Aperitif and orange oil.

The interiors are all finished in Aman’s signature Scandinavian minimalism: the rooms are designed by Jean-Michel Gathy in a soft but moody Grey and black trim, the main source of colour comes from the changing LED lights above. One1962 The Steinway piano is center stage and clearly visible from every seat in the house. Not that you necessarily need it – sound effects with the Appel Room at Lincoln Center and

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The name is, Jazz Club. Fittingly, six-time Grammy-nominated and Lady Gaga trumpeter Brian Newman serves as anchor, as well as the club’s overall creative director. However, that’s just one type of music on offer: the calendar will have everything from American songbook medleys to DJ sets. Their hours of operation start at 5pm and end at 2am. But does every show — at any time of the night — have one thing in common? their social energy. “We want people to communicate,” LeFavre added. “We want to hear the clinking of champagne glasses. We want people to get to know each other, meet and exchange phone numbers.”



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