Intergenerational Jam Session
Bringing together singers, musicians, dancers, spoken word artists and audiences of all ages to experience the power of jazz, community, and swing!
Co-hosted by JPl’s Artistic Director Eli Yamin and special guest Antoinette Montague and Jazz Woman to the Rescue with Eli Yamin, piano, Benny Rubin Jr., saxophone, Jennifer Vincent, bass, Dwayne “Cook” Broadnax, drums, Antoinette Montague, voice.
Engaging the Community in Jazz Arts Experiences: Intergenerational Jazz Jam is made possible in part with funding from the Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone Development Corporation and administered by LMCC.
About the Artist
Eli Yamin is a jazz and blues pianist, composer, singer, producer and educator. Raised in the bands of jazz masters Walter Perkins, Illinois Jacquet and Barry Harris, his joyful and imaginative piano playing have taken him around the world with his own groups as a cultural ambassador for the U.S. Department of State and led him to perform and teach at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City and President Obama’s White House. Yamin co-founded and serves as Managing and Artistic Director Jazz Power Initiative, a non-profit organization that transforms lives through jazz arts education.