In January, Jazz Power Initiative (JPI) welcomes Cocomama in performance, with Jennifer Vincent, bass, Mayra Casales, percussion, Nicki Denner, piano, Ariacne Trujillo, voice, Reut Regev, trombone and Rafael Monteagudo, drums, and hosted by Jazz Power Initiative’s Managing and Artistic Director Eli Yamin.
Intergenerational Jazz Power Jam will take place on Sunday, October 10, 2021 at 2pm at The National Jazz Museum in Harlem New York City, celebrating the birthday of iconic composer and pianist Thelonious Monk! Find out more…
After a joyful return to live in-person performance at Jazzmobile in July at Marcus Garvey Park in Harlem, Jazz Power Initiative (JPI) is excited to kick off its new season of INTERGENERATIONAL JAZZ POWER JAM live in-person on Sunday, September 12, 2021 at 2 PM EST in collaboration with The National Jazz Museum in Harlem, “Welcome to the Jazz Power Reunion” is our September Intergenerational Jazz Power Jam.
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.
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.
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).
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
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!