Transforming lives through jazz arts education.

In 2017-2018, Jazz Power Initiative brought jazz traditions, creativity and diversity to:




In Memory of Dexter Jones (1964 – 2022) by Shireen Dickson
Jazz Power Initiative | 06, January

Dexter’s body lived in and through rhythms.

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Dr.Eli Dig Deep at the Intergenerational Jazz Power Jam
Janny Gonzalez | 29, December

Dr. E Digs Deep – blues fruits bring sweet fruits with Eli “Dr. E” Yamin and his quartet performing Willie Dixon, Elizabeth Cotten, Elvis Presley, Mahalia Jackson and Eli Yamin with Eli Yamin, piano and voice, Zaid Nasser, alto saxophone, Elias Bailey, bass, David F. Gibson, drums and special guests.

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Registrations for the Jazz Power Youth Spring Performance Workshop are open!
Janny Gonzalez | 14, December

Begin your child’s journey into Nora’s Ark, the jazz musical and enter a world of transformation at Jazz Power Initiative! Jazz Power Youth Spring Performance workshop is an award-winning, transformational, 12-week multidisciplinary program in singing, dancing and acting for youth 10-17. Register now!

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Jazz Power Musicals
Creating and commissioning original jazz musicals based on socially relevant stories that unite and inspire audiences through jazz arts.

Jazz Power Youth
Training youth in singing, dance and theatre in diverse and culturally aware environments, to cultivate courage, curiosity and compassion.

Jazz Power Educators
Equipping teachers and teaching artists with the skills and confidence to employ Jazz Power Tools to help students make deeper learning connections across all subject areas.

Jazz Power Community
Engaging, inspiring and empowering diverse communities through performance and education in jazz music, dance and theatre.