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EDUCATION, NEWS & PERFORMANCES

Intergenerational Jazz Power Jam presents: Ari Roland Quartet “Now’s The Time For Jazz Diplomacy”
By Jazz Power Initiative / 29, March

Join us for an unforgettable evening as Jazz Power Initiative proudly presents the Intergenerational Jazz Power Jam: Ari Roland Quartet “Now’s The Time For Jazz Diplomacy,” one more stop on Ari Roland’s world travel through Asia, Africa, Europe and the Middle East, spreading his message of unity through jazz music.

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Intergenerational Jazz Power Jam presents: Antoinette Montague’s “Here’s to the Ladies Who Swing and Bling”
By Janny Gonzalez / 04, March

Join us for an unforgettable evening as Jazz Power Initiative proudly presents the Intergenerational Jazz Power Jam: Antoinette Montague’s “Here’s to the Ladies Who Swing and Bling,” a vibrant homage to iconic jazz women with whom Ms. Montague had the honor to work with in real time.

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Jazz Power Presents: What Happens To A Dream at MLK Festival
By Jazz Power Initiative / 29, January

Join us for “What Happens To A Dream” on February 13th 7 PM at Teatro LATEA, devised theatre work by Jazz Power Initiative’s advanced youth ensemble, Zah! Jr. directed by Kena Onyejekwe with musical direction by Eli “Dr. E” Yamin in honor of Black History Month.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

  • Intergenerational Jazz Power Jam

    April 17, 2024  7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Alianza Dominicana Cultural Center in Washington Height @ Catholic Charities Community Services, 530 W 166th St, New York, NY 10032, USA

  • Intergenerational Jazz Power Jam

    April 20, 2024  4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    The National Jazz Museum in Harlem, 58 W 129th St Ground Floor, 2203, New York, NY 10027, USA

  • We Got That Swing!

    April 27, 2024  10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    Harlem School of the Arts, 645 St Nicholas Ave, New York, NY 10030, USA

  • 20th Anniversary Celebration

    May 15, 2024  6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    One Vanderbilt, 1 Vanderbilt Ave, New York, NY 10017, USA

    More info, tickets and sponsorships here

  • Superintendent's District 6-wide Arts Day @ United Palace

    May 17, 2024
    United Palace, 4140 Broadway, New York, NY 10033, USA

  • JPI Prep @ Ps4 PERFORMANCE

    May 24, 2024  5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    P.S. 004 Duke Ellington, 500 W 160th St, New York, NY 10032, USA

  • Uptown Festival

    June 15, 2024  1:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    Inwood Hill Park, Payson Ave. &, Seaman Ave, New York, NY 10034, USA

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Jazz Power Initiative highlights 2022-23

INITIATIVES

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.