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Intergenerational Jazz Power Jam “Charles Mingus 100th Birthday Celebration”

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.

Celebrate Monk with us at our October Jam!

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…

Intergenerational Jazz Jam Session feat. Knoel Scott, Celebrating Bird! @National Jazz Museum in Harlem, Feb-09

Jazz Power Initiative and National Jazz Museum in Harlem presents Intergenerational Jazz Jam featuring Knoel Scott. Sunday, February 09, 2-5pm Come join us for our next Intergenerational Jazz Jam at

Jazz Power Initiative with NEA Jazz Master Kenny Barron at WBGO Radio

Three generations of jazz educators talked about their experiences marrying artistic projects with education, involving youth in jazz arts and their impact in their lives, specially in their school performance.

JPI Friends, WE MADE IT!

The Jazz Power Initiative Fifteen Anniversary Celebration brought joy, tears, music, dance and hope…

JPI 15th Anniversary Celebration @The DiMenna Center, May-29

Join us for our 15th Anniversary Celebration at The DiMenna Center, May 29th at 7 pm. We will honor our longtime advisor, Kenny Barron, and will be also celebrating co-founder