Thank you for your interest in the NYC Jazz Fans Decision Awards. We're excited about this because, aside from providing infomation about Jazz performances and a venue for great talent, it's your interest and participation that gets us all "Jazzed up." Your opinions and passions count. The artists you vote for will be in the running to perform at Metropolitan Room. You have a say, so take advantage of this opportunity to expose the talents that you believe make a difference in the Jazz Community.

Between April 15 and June 30, 2017, you may nominate your favorite NYC jazz artists. The top nominations will be posted on the Vote page. Between July 1 and August 21, 2017, you can vote for your favorite artist(s) per category. We are planning an Awards Evening at Metropolitan Room on October 9th at 7pm that will include special guests, VIPs and press coverage to celebrate the winners of the NYC JAZZ FANS DECISION 2017.

Together, Hot House and Metropolitan Room celebrate NYC Jazz Artists. In the spirit of fairness and democracy, we are asking fans of NYC jazz artists who have performed in NYC in the past year, to logon to this website, nominate and vote for their favorite jazz artists. The categories cover a wide range of styles and specialties. We hope you help us celebrate and acknowlege the hard working performers we so love and appreciate at venues around NYC.

About Hot House
The first publication dedicated to jazz in New York, since its creation in 1982 Hot House has put together hundreds of issues and helped promote over 10,000 artists. The oldest jazz magazine in New York, Hot House is the only publication in the New York metro area devoted solely to previews of upcoming jazz events. Month after month, year after year since 1982, Hot House has offered insight and enthusiasm to both longtime jazz fans and newcomers to the scene reaching its goal to inform each readers, help promote events and bring audience to the performances.

Who’s playing where this evening? What recent CD releases are particularly stimulating and enjoyable? Which new group is especially worth catching live? Hot House is the answer. For musicians, club owners, concert promoters and record labels eager to get out the word on what’s coming up, Hot House is the ideal advertising medium. Through the publication, they’re reaching knowledgeable, discerning and affluent readers with money to spend.

Over nearly three decades, Hot House has built a loyal and responsive readership. Some are subscribers who receive their copies in the mail. Others pick up the magazine at New York’s leading clubs, concert halls, hotels and music outlets. Still others check out our expanded website. Larger, livelier and more comprehensive than ever before, Hot House continues to serve as New York’s jazz Bible! Visit our website at

About Metropolitan Room
Voted #1 Jazz Cabaret Club by New York Magazine, The Metropolitan Room is one of the most critically acclaimed venues in NYC and is known as the "Home" for big name talents and rising stars. The Metropolitan Room is located in the heart of Manhattan in the Flatiron/Chelsea District. A high-end cabaret and jazz club, the Metropolitan Room brings the best in live music to New York City. Every night of the week, at 7pm, 9:30pm and 11:30pm. Fabulous award-winning Broadway, TV, Film and Radio performers take the stage in an intimate 115-seat atmosphere reminiscent of the golden age of cabaret. Our renowned Chelsea club and performance space provides an intimate for a range of entertainments as diverse as New York itself. From spectacles like “The Sophisticates: Strip as it was Meant to be Teased” to performances by drag comedienne Hedda Lettuce, side-splitting comedy acts and moving cabaret sets by top Broadway stars, the 115-seat room provides the perfect setting for audience-pleasing shows, night after night. Visit our websites at