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Intergenerational Jazz Jam Session @National Jazz Museum in Harlem, Oct-13

Jazz Power Initiative and National Jazz Museum in Harlem present our next Intergenerational Jazz Jam. Co-led by Eli Yamin with Jennifer Vincent, bass; and Dwayne “Cook” Broadnax, drums. Featured artist to be

Intergenerational Jazz Jam Session feat. Jazz Power Youth @National Jazz Museum in Harlem Nov-10

Jazz Power Initiative and National Jazz Museum in Harlem present our next Intergenerational Jazz Jam. Co-led by Eli Yamin and Jazz Power Youth students. With guests Antoinette Montaguue, voice; Claire Daly,

Jazz Power Initiative Latin Jazz Performance @George Hardy Apt, Aug-29

Jazz Power Initiative presents Latin Jazz Performance, August 29th, 6 pm-7:30 pm. Join us in a joyful performance with an amazing roster of artists, including: Steven Oquendo, trumpet and co-leader

Educators and Artists enriched their jazz tools in our Jazz Power Institute 2019

This year’s Jazz Power Institute was full of great energy and creativity. In our two days at Lehman College in the Bronx, we covered Jazz History, methods for teaching Jazz, Swing, Blues, Jazz dance, healthy singing, songwriting, Improvisation, and so much more…

Jazz Power Youth Workshop Showcase Performances

On June 23rd and 24th, we witnessed two remarkable final performances to our 12-week youth workshop by our students. Here are some highlights…

Jazz Power Initiative with NEA Jazz Master Kenny Barron at WBGO Radio

Three generations of jazz educators talked about their experiences marrying artistic projects with education, involving youth in jazz arts and their impact in their lives, specially in their school performance.

Jazz Power Prep at PS4 Duke Ellington School: A Celebration of the Arts, Diversity and the Community

On the evening of May 24, this group of 40 young children performed their final showcase to a joyful and proud auditorium, with great professionalism and commitment…

JPI Friends, WE MADE IT!

The Jazz Power Initiative Fifteen Anniversary Celebration brought joy, tears, music, dance and hope…

Syncopated Leadership Workshop@ Jazz at Lincoln Center, JUN-17

Syncopated Leadership Workshop: A professional development workshop at JALC A step-by-step transformational process where participants gain new perspectives on effective management and how to unleash the talent and creativity of

Jazz Power Youth Showcase Nora’s Ark @National Jazz Museum in Harlem, JUN-23

Jazz Power Youth Showcase presents: Nora’s Ark. Join us for a delightful afternoon with our Jazz Power Youth students, presenting Nora’s Ark by Eli Yamin and Clifford Carlson, with choreography