These tours, hosted by New York jazz expert Gordon Polatnick, are the real deal for jazz buffs. Polatnick’s private tours are tailor-made to the jazz interests of his clients. If you’re into bebop, he’ll show you Minton’s Playhouse, the jazz club that was the supposed birthplace of bop. From there he’ll take you to other active Harlem clubs that embody Minton’s bebop spirit. If you’re into the 1960s bohemian Village scene, he’ll take you to clubs that represent that golden era of Village jazz clubs. He also offers three set tours: "Great Day in Harlem Jazz Tour" (Sun), “Boulevard of Dreams Harlem Walking Tour” (Fri and Sun), and "Harlem Juke Joint Crawl" (Sun, limited to eight guests).