Adedayo, a Jazz Power Youth alum, shares her heartfelt journey through this year’s production of Nora’s Ark, where music, friendship, and self-discovery harmonize in perfect rhythm.
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…
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.
We are excited to announce the return of INTERGENERATIONAL JAZZ POWER JAM, our monthly performance series featuring veteran artists interacting with audiences and artists of all ages in our community.
Students will get a taste of Jazz Power Initiative’s multidisciplinary approach to jazz education through singing, dancing, acting and jazz cultural immersion. Led by Senior Jazz Power teachers Eli Yamin, Antoinette Montague (music) and Mickey Davidson (dance/theatre).
Making this video filled our hearts with gratitude for the power of adaptability. Adapting to new situations by using new tools and strategies has enabled us to continue to carry out the mission of Jazz Power Initiative, to transform lives through jazz arts education and performance, during this challenging time.
In partial fulfillment of the requirements of the Doctor of Musical Arts degree at Stony Brook University, Eli Yamin presents:
This week we celebrate the accomplishments and impact Ray Charles has made in the the world.
What is Jazz Power?
Jazz Power is youth education and community programs. Jazz Power is students, teaching artists, educators and performers of all kinds working together.