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Uptown Manhattan artists have a gift for you!

As with many organizations in Washington Heights, Inwood and Harlem, we have kept working throughout this difficult pandemic, to continue our intergenerational, multicultural work with our students, teaching artists and audiences. And we have never lost our passion about the amazing lessons of adaptability, creativity and community that jazz music has to offer us all.

Jazzmobile/Summerfest presents the healing power of the blues with Jazz Power Initiative! July 16,2021

What a tremendous way to emerge from quarantine with our Harlem premiere of Message From Saturn, the jazz musical about discovering and sharing the healing power of the blues. Our Intergenerational Jazz Power Jam: Message From Saturn concert was presented this past Friday at the Richard Rodgers Amphitheater in Marcus Garvey Park, Harlem, New York City by Jazzmobile’s Summerfest, to 1000+ audience members who responded with a standing ovation for our multi-generational cast of musicians, dancers, and actors from ages 10-68.

Intergenerational Jazz Power Jam LIVE IN PERSON at Jazzmobile at Marcus Garvey Park July 16

Jazz Power Initiative (JPI) concludes its summer 2021 season with our Intergenerational Jazz Power Jam on Friday, July 16, 2021 at 7pm, live and in-person at the Richard Rodgers Amphitheater in Marcus Garvey Park, Harlem, New York City.

Stay tuned to our upcoming events!

Zah! Jazz Power Youth recorded A Healing Song, 20th anniversary arrangement in Spanish and English at the United Palace in the Heights in partnership with Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance. Stay tuned for premiere later this month.

Creative, Community and Connection : May Intergenerational Jazz Power Jam

Hosted by Jazz Power Initiative’s Managing and Artistic Director Eli Yamin, our May Intergenerational Jazz Power Jam is a fun, friendly-family celebration featuring performances by Jon Irabagon, (saxophone), Lonnie Plaxico (bass) and Eli Yamin (piano).

A World Of Change Jazz Jam

Jazz Power Initiative (JPI) continues its 2021 season of INTERGENERATIONAL JAZZ POWER JAM on Sunday, April 11, 2021 at 3 PM EST on Facebook Live and YouTube. In collaboration with The National Jazz Museum in Harlem, “World of Change” is our April Intergenerational Jazz Power Jam

SWING INTO SPRING DANCE JAM

Jazz Power Initiative (JPI) continues its 2021 season of INTERGENERATIONAL JAZZ POWER JAM on Sunday, March 14, 2021 at 3 PM EST on Facebook Live and YouTube, in collaboration with The National Jazz Museum in Harlem, with “Swinging Into Spring Dance Jam,” showcasing the art of improvisation and featuring acclaimed dancers and choreographers Mickey Davidson, Shireen Dickson, Ximena Salgado, and Max Pollak. Audiences of all ages are invited to participate!

Intergenerational Jazz Power Jam featuring jazz artist, ambassador and contact tracer Chris Byars

New York City, February 8, 2021 – Jazz Power Initiative (JPI), a not-for-profit organization, continues its 2021 season of INTERGENERATIONAL JAZZ POWER JAM on Sunday, February 14th, 2021 at 3 PM EST on Facebook Live and YouTube in collaboration with The National Jazz Museum in Harlem.

Intergenerational Jazz Power Jam Launches New 2021 Season

We are excited to announce the return of INTERGENERATIONAL JAZZ POWER JAM, our monthly performance series featuring veteran artists interacting with audiences and artists of all ages in our community.

Register now for Jazz Power Youth Open Studio Class

Students will get a taste of Jazz Power Initiative’s multidisciplinary approach to jazz education through singing, dancing, acting and jazz cultural immersion. Led by Senior Jazz Power teachers Eli Yamin, Antoinette Montague (music) and Mickey Davidson (dance/theatre).