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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

Jazz Power Initiative’s Summer Jazz Arts Institute @ Lehman College Jul-11,12,13

Jazz Power Initiative’s Summer Jazz Arts Institute, July 11,12,13. This multi-day training equips teachers and teaching artists with the confidence to employ Jazz Power Pedagogy tools—such as improvisation, active listening, syncopation,

Latin Jazz meets African-American Dance Concert @ Muscota Marsh Jul-13

Latin Jazz meets African-American Dance Concert Enjoy a night of cultural fusion with our Latin Jazz meets African-American Dance concert, with Annette Aguilar and Stringbeans featuring Isidro Bobadilla & Okra

Summer Institute for Educators @Metropolitan Arts Center Dayton Ohio Jul 16-19

Summer Institute for Educators at Muse Machine Summer Institute for Educators in Dayton, Ohio Join artists from Jazz at Lincoln Center and the Jazz Power Initiative at 2018’s Summer Institute,

Latin Jazz meets African-American Dance Concert July 13th

Enjoy a night of cultural fusion with our Latin Jazz meets African-American Dance concert

Jazz Power on CUNY TV!

Jazz Power is on TV and you can watch us right here on Bob Herbert’s Op-Ed.TV.