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Help NYC students find healing through jazz

Turn the Jazz Power UP by helping us raise $20,000 by the end of the year! Your generous donation will benefit our youth education and community performance programs in Northern Manhattan. Please make your tax-deductible contribution, online at www.jazzpower.org/donate or via mail.

Intergenerational Jazz Power Jam @National Jazz Museum in Harlem, Nov-20

Join us for our next Intergenerational Jazz Power Jam at Alianza Dominicana Cultural Center on Sunday, November 20, 2-4 PM. Intergenerational Jazz Power Jam brings together singers, musicians, dancers, spoken

Intergenerational Jazz Power Jam @Alianza Dominicana Cultural Center, Dec-15

Join us for our next Intergenerational Jazz Power Jam at Alianza Dominicana Cultural Center on Sunday, December 15th, 7-9 PM. “Barry Harris Birthday Celebration ” presenting vocal arrangements by the master pianist and educator, to celebrate

Intergenerational Jazz Power Jam @National Jazz Museum in Harlem, Dec-18

Join us for our next Intergenerational Jazz Power Jam at Alianza Dominicana Cultural Center on Sunday, December 18th, 2-4 PM. “Barry Harris Birthday Celebration ” presenting vocal arrangements by the master

November’s Artist Advice

Steven Oquendo shares some insight on mentorship.

Intergenerational Jazz Power Jam “Charles Mingus 100th Birthday Celebration”

Celebrate with us during Jazz Appreciation Month as we honor the late Charles Mingus’s 100th birthday with performances of his compositions, including his rarely performed extended work “Meditations on Integration,” as well as intergenerational interpretations of his famed “Fables of Faubus” and “Goodbye Porkpie Hat.” As an inventive composer, virtuosic bassist, and groundbreaking band leader, Charles Mingus continues to inspire generations of musicians.

In Celebration of Black History Month

Over the past two years, the organization engaged 1,200 students in 100 online workshops, but Jazz Power is excited to open its doors to new students in person for first time since the pandemic began.

Intergenerational Jazz Jam in the holiday spirit with Swing Dance Party with Mickey D and Friends!

Join us Sunday, December 16 from 2-5 PM at National Jazz Museum in Harlem for the last…

Summer Jazz Arts Institute registration is OPEN for educators and artists

Registration for fourth Annual Summer Jazz Arts Institute is OPEN..

Jazz Power Youth celebrates Duke Ellington Birthday @ Duke Ellington Statue Apr-29

Jazz Power Youth performance with Duke Ellington Center Big Band and American Tap Dance Youth Orchestra, Sunday April 29, 1:00-3:00 pm. In celebration of Duke Ellington’s Birthday, Jazz Power Youth will