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Join our Intergenerational Jazz Power Jam Festival this Summer
Janny Gonzalez | 24, May

Intergenerational Jazz Power Jam Festival 2023 is back this summer June 10th and 15th, presenting Nora’s Ark, the jazz musical, and Uptown!, A Latin jazz and swing fiesta in Inwood Hill Park

The 9th Jazz Power Institute for artists and educators will be held to Lehman College this Summer
Janny Gonzalez | 11, May

Jazz Power Institute for artists and educators is back at Lehman College for the 9th year-in-a-row and its FREE! CTLE credits available for NYC educators. Join us July 6th and 7th and learn techniques for teaching jazz across disciplines of music, theater and dance.

Community Workshop on May 15 for instrumentalists and singers
Janny Gonzalez | 11, May

Instrumentalists and singers ages 16 and up are welcome to join at our Community Workshop at Alianza Dominicana Cultural Center on May 15…

Celebrate with JPI 60 days of memorable jazz encounters!
Janny Gonzalez | 05, May

From Why We Matter at PS4 Duke Ellington School, Voices & Rhythm at Alianza Dominicana Cultural Center and National Jazz Museum in Harlem, Car Free Earth Day in Uptown Manhattan, We Got That Swing in HSA, and more…

March 2023 Jazz Power Women’s History Month Celebration
Janny Gonzalez | 01, March

Jazz Power Initiative celebrates Women’s History Month throughout March 2023. Nikara Warren joins JPI’s acclaimed monthly concert series, Intergenerational Jazz Power Jam with performances from Ms. Warren’s debut album, “Scenes From Black Wall Street,” and Jazz Power’s 2023 Community Artist-in-Residence, Annette A. Aguilar leads a series of Uptown community workshops and performances.

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!

Dr.E Digs Deep at the Intergenerational Jazz Power Jam
Janny Gonzalez | 07, January

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.

Join us for our October’s Intergenerational Jazz Power Jam: Brass Extravaganza
Janny Gonzalez | 22, September

Co-hosted by pianist Eli Yamin, this “Jam” features special guests, tuba player Bob Stewart, trumpeter James Zollar, and trumpeter and band director Kevin Blancq, joined by brass students from LaGuardia High School Jazz Band saluting Louis Armstrong to Lester Bowie.

Sign up for Youth Program Auditions
Janny Gonzalez | 06, June

Auditions are open for Jazz Power Youth Training Workshop, an 8-week hands-on transformative jazz arts experience…

Jazz Power Initiative receives grant by the National Endowment for the Arts
Janny Gonzalez | 29, August

Jazz Power Initiative has been approved for a $25,000 Grant for Arts Projects award from the National Endowment for the Arts to support our Jazz Power youth music education program in FY23. Learn more…

Jazz Power Institute 2022 returns to Lehman College in the Bronx live and in person
Janny Gonzalez | 06, June

Jazz Power Initiative’s summer Jazz Power Institute for artists and educators is back live and in person at Lehman College, City University of New York, in the Bronx Wednesday, July 6 and Thursday, July 7, 2022, from 10 AM to 5 PM. Registration at no charge is available at

Intergenerational Jazz Power Jam Festival 2022 UPTOWN!
Janny Gonzalez | 19, May

Jazz Power Initiative is proud to present our inaugural Intergenerational Jazz Power Jam Festival 2022, a 4-part jazz music performance series of family-friendly concerts in Northern Manhattan during June 2022, spotlighting the creative connections today between the African American and Latin American roots of jazz.