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Celebrate Monk with us at our October Jam!
By Jonathan Hernandez-Jimenez / 20, September
(photo by Jerry Lacay) Intergenerational Jazz Power Jam will take place on Sunday, October 10, 2021 at 2pm at The National Jazz Museum in Harlem New York City, September 20, 2021 – Next month we celebrate the birthday of iconic composer and pianist Thelonious Monk! Our INTERGENERATIONAL JAZZ POWER JAM
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Welcome to the Jazz Power Reunion, September Intergenerational Jazz Power Jam
By Jonathan Hernandez-Jimenez / 07, September

After a joyful return to live in-person performance at Jazzmobile in July at Marcus Garvey Park in Harlem, Jazz Power Initiative (JPI) is excited to kick off its new season of INTERGENERATIONAL JAZZ POWER JAM live in-person on Sunday, September 12, 2021 at 2 PM EST in collaboration with The National Jazz Museum in Harlem, “Welcome to the Jazz Power Reunion” is our September Intergenerational Jazz Power Jam.

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Uptown Manhattan artists have a gift for you!
By Jonathan Hernandez-Jimenez / 26, July

As with many organizations in Washington Heights, Inwood and Harlem, we have kept working throughout this difficult pandemic, to continue our intergenerational, multicultural work with our students, teaching artists and audiences. And we have never lost our passion about the amazing lessons of adaptability, creativity and community that jazz music has to offer us all.

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Jazz Power Youth
Training youth in singing, dance and theatre in diverse and culturally aware environments, to cultivate courage, curiosity and compassion.

Jazz Power Community
Engaging, inspiring and empowering diverse communities through performance and education in jazz music, dance and theatre.

Jazz Power Musicals
Creating and commissioning original jazz musicals based on socially relevant stories that unite and inspire audiences through jazz arts.

Jazz Power Pro
Professional consulting practice offering experiential training to educators and business leaders.