Name: Minh’s Jazz Club
Address: 65 Quan Su, 3rd Floor, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi
Directions: Just north of the Cultural Friendship Palace on the 3rd floor of the Hot Life Cafe.
Description: After 11 years located on Luong Van Can Street and a brief stay on Tran Vu Street, Minh’s Jazz Club can now be found on Quan Su Street on the 3rd floor of the Hot Life Cafe (as of Jan 8th, 2011).
Comment: “In the heart of the Old Quarter, Mr. Quyen Van Minh has been churning out jazz just about as long as he’s been allowed. There’s no cover charge and Minh showcases some of the best local talent.” Hanoi Nightlife Travel Guide by The New York Time
“The place in Hanoi to catch hot, live jazz. Minh teaches saxophone at the Hanoi Conservatory and moonlights here. Jamming with a variety of musicians ranging from his talented son to top-notch international jazz players.” Vietnam Guide by Nick Ray, Wendy Yanagihara
As of June 1, the cover charge of 30,000VND ($1.45) has been eliminated – there is NO cover charge.
“We looked it up on the Internet to find a pretty decent jazz bar to relax and chill out after a long day of one day trip halong bay. We found this bar , recommended by NY times or some papers wasn’t sure. So me and my friends decided to try it.why not? Jazz bar in Hanoi!”