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Intergenerational Jazz Power Jam Fall season is in full swing now at two Uptown Manhattan locations
Janny Gonzalez | 29, September

Jazz Power Initiative resumes our acclaimed Intergenerational Jazz Power Jam series in October presenting a “Brass Extravaganza,” with renowned tuba player and band leader Bob Stewart, and trumpeters James Zollar and Kevin Blancq, joined by brass players from the LaGuardia High School For the Performing Arts Jazz Band.

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.

Register NOW for our FREE special fall auditions!
Janny Gonzalez | 25, August

Auditions are open to participate in our 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, July

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 jazzpower.org/institute2022.

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.

Jazz Power Initiative’s inaugural 2022 Emerging Artists-In-Residency program is launched with support from The TD Charitable Foundation
Janny Gonzalez | 11, April

At Jazz Power Initiative (JPI), we continue our creative celebration of Jazz Appreciation Month in April by announcing the launch of our 2022 Jazz Power Emerging Artists-in-Residency program, with awards to two outstanding jazz artists at the beginning of their careers, bassist Jason Clotter and vocalist/violinist Joie St. Hubert…

Intergenerational Jazz Power Jam “Charles Mingus 100th Birthday Celebration”
Jazz Power Initiative | 31, March

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
Jazz Power Initiative | 23, February

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 Power Jam: “Women’s World with CocoMama”
Jonathan Hernandez-Jimenez | 05, January

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.

Jazz Power Holiday Celebration
Janny Gonzalez | 03, December

In December, Jazz Power Initiative (JPI) welcomes jazz clarinetist Evan Christopher and trumpeter Jon-Erik Kellso in performance, with Eli Yamin and the Jazz Power Band, for a “Jazz Power Holiday Celebration”, and will stream Sunday, December 19, 2021 at 2pm.

Jazz Power Initiative Presents Trineice Robinson: All Or Nothing
Janny Gonzalez | 12, November

In November, Jazz Power Initiative (JPI) welcomes jazz vocalist Trineice Robinson in performance with Don Braden and the Jazz Power Band, to salute her debut recording, “All Or Nothing”!