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This Saturday June 8th, Jazz Power Youth performs “Holding the Torch for Liberty”
By Janny Gonzalez / 06, June

Step back in time with us as we dive into “Holding the Torch for Liberty,” an original jazz musical, written by Eli Yamin and Clifford Carlson, that takes you through the heart of the women’s suffrage movement in NYC!

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Intergenerational Jazz Power Festival comes back this summer to Inwood Hill Park
By Janny Gonzalez / 21, May

The Intergenerational Jazz Power Festival will be held on June 15th 3-8 p.m., featuring the Steven Oquendo Latin Jazz Orchestra, Antoinette Montague, All-City High School Latin Ensemble and much more!

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Registrations OPEN for the Jazz Power Institute July 9th and 10th
By Janny Gonzalez / 21, May

The 2024 Jazz Power Institute for artists and educators will be held Tuesday, July 9 and Wednesday, July 10, 2024, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., at Lehman College, with special guest, writer James McBride.

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Jazz Power Institute for artists and educators is BACK! July 9th and 10th at Lehman College

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  • Intergenerational Jazz Power Festival

    June 15, 2024  3:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Inwood Hill Park, Payson Ave. &, Seaman Ave, New York, NY 10034, USA

    Intergenerational Jazz Power Festival on Pat’s Lawn, Inwood Hill Park! Groove to the soulful rhythms of the Steven Oquendo Latin Jazz Orchestra, celebrate the legacy of jazz sheros with Antoinette Montague‘s “Here’s To The Ladies Who Swing and Bling”, marvel at the talent of the All-City High School Latin Ensemble under the direction of Alberto Toro, and witness the rising stars of Zah! Jr. with Dr. E and Jazz Power. Don’t miss out on this harmonious gathering! FREE admission!

  • Zah! Jr. performance presented by NoMAA

    June 24, 2024  6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    YM & YWHA of Washington Heights and Inwood

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Jazz Power Initiative highlights 2022-23


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.