Join our Intergenerational Jazz Power Jam Festival this Summer

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Our Intergenerational Jazz Power Jam Festival is back with a series of free, family-friendly, public concerts for general audiences of all ages, and features a cross-cultural, multidisciplinary and intergenerational array of professional jazz music and acclaimed performing artists presenting both classics and original, contemporary works. 

By Eli Yamin and Clifford Carlson

Performed by JPY 2023 Spring Performance Workshop students, Nora’s Ark, a musical that highlights community, collaboration, and how jazz can save planet earth.

When: Saturday June 10th, 2023 @ 4-5 PM
Doors open: 3:30 PM.
Where: Worship Hall, Holy Trinity Church Inwood
20 Cumming St, NY, NY, 10034

Nora’s Ark, the jazz musical by Eli Yamin and Clifford Carlson
Produced by Jazz Power Initiative, the Inwood-based non profit organization dedicated to transforming lives through jazz arts education and performance.
Eli Yamin, Managing and Artistic Director/Pianist/Conductor
Kena Onyejekwe, Theatrical Director
Janny Gonzalez, Senior Director of Business Affairs
Arlene Rodriguez Martinez, Program Manager/Producer
Antoinette Montague, Senior Voice Teacher
Dania Migel, Technical Director/Lighting Designer/Stage Manager
Andrew Richards, Sound Design and Operation
Michael Blake, Saxophone
Knox Barber, Bass
Jordan Carr, Drums


A Latin jazz and swing FIESTA in Inwood Hill Park

Featuring Steven Oquendo Latin Jazz Orchestra, Annette A. Aguilar and Stringbeans, and Zah!, Dr. E and Jazz Power.

When: Thursday June 15th, 2023 @ 4:30-8 PM
Where: Pat’s Lawn, Inwood Hilll Park
218th and Indian Road NY, NY, 10034

Our Intergenerational Jazz Power Jam Festival is produced by Jazz Power Initiative, a non-profit, 501 (c) (3) organization founded in 2003, and is made possible in part by the National Endowment for the Arts; the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council; the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature; the Coalition of Theaters of Color; New York City Council Member Carmen De La Rosa; the Howard Gilman Foundation; the Hispanic Federation with the Miranda Family Fund; Common Sense Fund; TD Charitable Foundation; New Music USA; Alianza Dominicana Cultural Center; Holy Trinity Church Inwood; NewYork Presbyterian CHALK Initiative and Jazz Power Initiative’s individual donors.
CMA’s Artistic Projects program is made possible with generous support from the Howard Gilman Foundation.
Women In Latin Jazz Festival is made possible with support by the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, the Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone, and NoMAA Small Grants for Individual Artists, made possible with the support of NewYork-Presbyterian and the Hispanic Federation.